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Deadline to make reservations at both hotels
is Friday, January 20, 2017.


Overflow hotel:
Quality Inn Downtown Historic District
255 Church Street
Mobile, AL 36602

Call directly 251-433-6923 and ask for Southern Association of Ag Scientists group rate.
Rate $79 includes complimentary breakfast and shuttle service to/from Mobile Convention Center (4 blocks away).

Original hotels:
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel

64 South Water Street, Mobile, AL 36602
Phone:   251-438-4000                            Check in:  4:00 pm                
Fax:  251-415-0123                                 Check out:  Noon

Renaissance The Battle House Hotel & Spa
26 North Royal Street, Mobile, AL  36602
Phone:  251-338-2000                           Check in:  3:00 pm
Fax:  251-338-5428                               Check out:  Noon

To see if a specific night is available in the original hotels, you can Call 1-800-922-3298, specify hotel you want, and ask for the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists group room block.
Note: The two hotels are .21 miles apart (approx 6 minute walk). The overflow hotel is 4 blocks away; complimentary shuttle service is available.

Group rates can be obtained for 2 days before and after the meeting based on availability.

Riverview Plaza: self parking reduced to $6/night (reg. $14/night)
Both hotels: Valet parking reduced to $17/night (reg. $19/$20/night)

Hotels do not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Mobile Bay Transportation; fee:
    $25-40 (one way) to or from airport; reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare to or from airport: $46 (one way)

SAAS rate includes:
Complimentary Internet in guest rooms, double Marriott Reward Points, complimentary wireless in lobby and public areas, meeting room podiums and power (without power cords--bring your own extension cords, if needed). Room set up includes head table, tables, tablecloths, chairs, podium, water, paper, pens, and cleanup.


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