The Crowne Plaza Hotel is located at 10 Lincoln Square, Worcester, MA 01609. Room rate is $89.00 per night. Rate is per room, whether single or double. All rooms have two double beds.
The hotel is about a ten minute walk from the campus of WPI, where the conference sessions will be held. Participants are responsible for making their own reservations by calling the hotel at 1-800-227-6963 or (508) 791-1600, or by faxing to (508) 791-1796. Please refer to the Elizabeth Bishop Conference to get the special rate quoted above.
The reservation cut-off date for the special conference rate is September 15, 1997. After this date, all reserved rooms will be released for general sale. Since hotels in this area are often fully booked in the October foliage season, it would be wise to make reservations as soon as possible. Check-in time is 3pm and check-out is at noon.
Conference participants are responsible for the settlement of their own room, tax, and incidental charges at the time of checkout.
Free parking is available in two lots adjacent to the hotel. Conference attendees may also purchase $2.00 tokens for each entry into the hotel's indoor garage.