Conference Venue and Lodging Information

WACP 2018 will take place at Columbia University, Morningside Heights campus, 116th & Broadway, New York, NY 10027. The self-contained university campus will host the entire congress including all plenary, keynote, and parallel sessions.

Five bus lines (M4, M5, M11, M60, M104) and one subway line (the No. 1 local) serve the Columbia neighborhood. The Columbia stop for the buses and the subway is 116th Street. The M60 bus is a direct link between campus and LaGuardia Airport. Do not use the Nos. 2 and 3 express subway trains, which follow a different route and do not stop at Columbia University. If you take the No. 2 or 3, transfer at 96th Street to the No. 1 local train.

Maps of bus and subway routes are available on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority website.

LODGING INFORMATION

Attendees have several options, including hotels offering discounted rates for World Congress participants, hotels or hostels with shared accommodations, and Airbnb. Please see below for additional information on these options and other resources.

Hotels with discounted rates for World Congress participants

Aloft Harlem

From $259.00 per night
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2296 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
New York, NY 10027

Local Transportation

Aloft Harlem is a 10–15 minute walk from Columbia’s Morningside Heights campus, located at Broadway and 116th Street. You can also take the M60 bus to 116th Street.

Hotel Belleclaire

From $239.00 per night
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250 W 77th St, New York, NY 10024

Local Transportation

The Belleclaire is located on the corner of West 77th Street and Broadway, two blocks from the 79th Street subway station and 10 minutes by subway to the conference venue at Columbia University. Take the #1 local subway train to 116th Street.

DoubleTree Fort Lee

From $139.00 per night
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2117 Route 4 Eastbound
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024

Local Transportation

The Empire Hotel

From $279.00 per night
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44 W 63rd St, New York, NY 10023

Local Transportation

To reach the conference venue at Columbia University at Broadway and 116th Street, you can take the #1 local subway train from 66th Street and Lincoln Center, or the A,C,B,D train from Columbus Circle. Do not use the #2 and #3 express subway trains, which do not stop at 116th Street! If you take the #2 or #3, transfer at 96th Street to the #1 local train.

Hotel Beacon

From $329 per night
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Address

2130 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

Local Transportation

Take the #1 uptown local subway train from the 72nd Street Station to 116th Street and Columbia University.

The Hudson New York

From $289.00 per night
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358 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019

Local Transportation

Subway train – Take C Train from the 59th Street/Columbus Circle subway station (2 min walk from hotel entrance; stop at Cathedral Parkway (110 Street). Walk over to Columbia University.
Cab ride – 20 minutes; door to door.

The Lucerne

From $300.00 per night
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201 W 79th St, New York, NY 10024

Local Transportation

The Lucerne is one block from the #1 local subway line, just a ten-minute ride to Columbia University.

Nylo Hotel

From $249.00 per night
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2178 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

Local Transportation

Take the #1 local subway train from the 79th Street subway station to Columbia’s stop at 116th Street.

New York Hilton MidTown

From $309.00 per night
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1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019

Local Transportation

The #1 train is a short 5-minute walk away from the hotel. Stop can either be the 50th Street or the 59th Street Station.

Sheraton LaGuardia East

From $199.00 per night
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135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354

Local Transportation

Sheraton Lincoln Harbor

From $214.00 per night
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Address

500 Harbor Blvd, Weehawken, NJ 07086

Local Transportation

NY Waterway right outside hotel to Midtown Manhattan (5 minute ferry ride). then taxi to Columbia – 6 miles

Hotels with shared accommodations

These hotels and hostels offer accommodations with shared bathrooms or dormitory-style bedrooms for those looking for more affordable options.

Broadway Hotel and Hostel

From $70.00 per night
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230 West 101st Street, New York, NY 10025

Local Transportation

Take the uptown #1 local subway train at the 103rd Street Station to 116th Street (Columbia University) – 12 mins

HI New York City Hostel

From $62.00 per night
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Address

891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025

Local Transportation

Take the uptown #1 local subway train at 103rd Street Station to 116th Street (Columbia University) – 12 mins

The Jane Hotel

From $125.00 per night
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Address

113 Jane Street, New York, NY 10014

Local Transportation

Take the C train at the 14th Street Station to 116th Street (Columbia University)

West Side YMCA

From $60.00 per night
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5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY 10023

Local Transportation

Take the uptown #1 local subway train from the 59th Street/Columbus Circle Station to 116th Street (Columbia University)

Airbnb

Airbnb is a reputable online service that connects individuals wishing to rent their homes, apartments, or private rooms, and potential guests. It provides options significantly less expensive than hotel rooms. It can also give guests a first-hand experience of how locals live. This may be a good option for small groups wishing to share an apartment, or single travelers hoping to travel affordably. As of January 2018, private rooms in the Columbia University area were available for $50-100 per night. Entire apartments for 2-3 people were available for $200-$300 per night. Follow the link below to choose your dates, and search from a wide range of apartments and rooms:

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Hotel search engines

These search engines provide information about hotels with varying accommodations and prices. These companies also enable you to make reservations, often at discounted rates.