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Penn Ezra Pound Conference 2017: Accommodations

EPIC 2017, the Ezra Pound International Conference, Philadelphia Genius & Modern American Poetry, will be convened in June at UPenn's Kislak Center with discussions of William Carlos Williams, Hilda Doolittle, & Marianne Moore, as well as Pound

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Accommodations
 

Conference Accommodations

The EPIC organizers have reserved rooms at the following locations. Please use the links on this page and book before the deadlines indicated to benefit from the conference rate. 

Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel   (✭✭✭)
3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-387-8000
(3 blocks from Van Pelt Library)

Click here to make a reservation at the Sheraton: EPIC Sheraton ReservationsThe group rate of $194 will be available until May 19th.

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square   (✭✭✭)
1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
800-916-4339
(14 blocks from Van Pelt Library; $2.25 by #21 or 42 buses; $8 taxi ride)

Click here to make a reservation at the Sonesta: EPIC Sonesta Reservations. The group rate will be available until May 30th. 

University of Pennsylvania: Student Residences

Accommodations are air-conditioned multi-occupancy suites with private bedrooms and shared living spaces, near 38th/39th Street and Locust Walk (roughly a 10-15 minute walk to Van Pelt). Up to four people may live in a suite, but each person will have their own bedroom. If you would like to share your suite with a particular person, you will be able to identify this preference during the registration process. Bed linens and bath towels are provided.

Housing will be available the nights of Saturday, June 17 to Saturday, June 24. A limited number of rooms are available, so we recommend that you make a reservation as soon as your travel plans are finalized. The rate for University Housing is $58.00 per night. A 15.5% occupancy tax will automatically be added to this charge. There will also be a $27 flat charge for your TempCard, which will be your access to the residence hall and is required.

Click here to make a reservation at the Student Residences: EPIC Residences ReservationsYou will be asked to create an account before booking.


Alternative Accommodations

Note: In some cases, a lower rate may be available through third-party websites, such as Expedia, TripAdvisor, and Booking.com.

The Inn at Penn   (✭✭✭✭)
3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
1-215-222-0200
(2.5 blocks from Van Pelt Library)

Homewood Suites By Hilton University City   (✭✭✭)
4109 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-382-1111
(7 blocks from Van Pelt Library; $2.25 by #21 bus)

Sofitel Philadelphia   (✭✭✭✭)
120 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-569-8300
(17 blocks from Van Pelt Library; $2.25 by #21 or 42 buses; $8 taxi ride)

The Rittenhouse Hotel   (✭✭✭✭✭)
210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-546-9000
(16 blocks from Van Pelt Library; $2.25 by #21 or 42 buses; $8 taxi ride)

The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square   (✭✭✭✭)
220 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-735-6000
(17 blocks from Van Pelt Library; $2.25 by #21 or 42 buses; $8 taxi ride)

Club Quarters in Philadelphia   (✭✭✭)
1628 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-282-5000
(20 blocks from Van Pelt Library; $2.25 by #21 or 42 buses; $8 taxi ride)


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