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Accommodations and Travel Information

Crowne Plaza Hotel ST. PAUL-RIVERFRONT
11 East Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55101 USA
Hotel Front Desk: +1.651.292.1900
Hotel Fax: +1.651.605.0189
Toll Free, Reservations only: 1-866-422-3185

Rooms and Rates

Hotel Rates: JA-SIG has negotiated a special rate of $134 USD per night plus applicable taxes, currently 13%. The hotel provides complimentary high-speed Internet access throughout the property.

Cut-off Date: March 28, 2008

Group Meeting Code: SIG JA-SIG Spring Conference (use this when making hotel reservations by telephone)

Reservations To receive the discounted rate, you may call 1-866-422-3185 and request the group code above. Reservations can also be made online as described below.

Update: The conference rate of $134 IS STILL AVAILABLE, based on hotel inventory availability, until April 18 but anyone making reservations MUST contact Lisa Lopez, Group Rooms Coordinator, directly to make their reservations. Lisa can be reached directly at +1-651-605-0169 or

Air and Ground Transportation

Minneapolis/St.Paul International Arpt (MSP)
  • Distance: 7.7 MI / 12.39 KM North East to Hotel
  • Shuttle Charge (one way): $13.00
  • Taxi Charge (one way): $25.00
  • Time by taxi: 20 minutes
  • From Airport: Take I-494 East to Highway 5 (7th Street). Follow Highway 5 to downtown St Paul. Turn right/East onto Kellogg Boulevard. At third stoplight, turn left/North onto Wabasha Street - Hotel and parking ramp on right.
St. Paul Downtown Holman Field (STP)
  • Distance: 1.8 MI / 2.9 KM North West to Hotel
  • Taxi Charge (one way): $5.00
  • Time by taxi: 5 Minutes
  • Take Bayfield Street West. Bayfield Street turns into Fillmore Avenue. Turn right/North onto Robert Street. Turn left/West onto Kellogg Boulevard. After three blocks, turn right/North onto Wabasha Street - Hotel and parking ramp on right.
Rochester International Airport (RST)
  • Distance: 85 MI / 136.79 KM North West to Hotel
  • Merge onto US-63 going North. Merge onto US-52 going North for 78 Miles. Exit and turn Left onto Plato Boulevard East. Turn Right onto South Robert Street. Turn Left onto Kellogg Boulevard. Hotel and parking ramp on Right.
  • Station Name: Amtrak
  • Distance: 6 MI / 9.66 KM East to Hotel
  • Taxi Fee From Train Station: $10.00
  • Take I-94 East to Kellogg Boulevard. Turn right/East onto Kellogg Boulevard. Turn left/North onto Wabasha Street - Hotel and parking ramp on right.

Special Needs

We are committed to making conference activities accessible and enjoyable for all. If you have any type of special need, such as a physical disability or dietary requirements, please indicate your need in the ADA Requirements area on the registration form. All meals at the conference will include vegetarian selections.

Area Attractions

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