Precision Electron Beam Polarimetry
for the Electron Ion Collider


August 23-24, 2007
hosted by the University of Michigan, Department of Physics
450 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1040
     

There are many hotels available in Ann Arbor; we recommend the following two:

  • Bell Tower Hotel is a short 5 minute walk from the Physics Department.
    The nightly rate for single occupancy is $149 (plus 8% tax) and for double occupancy $171 (plus 8% tax).
    Reservations can be made online at http://www.belltowerhotel.com or by phone at (800) 562-3559 (locally, (734) 769-3010).

  • Microtel Inn & Suites is off campus and provides shuttle service to and from Central Campus (Physics)
    The nightly rate is $56 (plus 8% tax).
    Reservations can be made online at http://www.microtelannarbor.com or by phone at (734) 997-9100.

    Directions to the Microtel Hotel can be found on their website at:
    http://www.microtelannarbor.com/location.php


    Traveling from Microtel Hotel to the Physics Department:

    1. Free shuttle service runs from the Microtel
    Hotel to Campus
    . The hotel recommends that Shuttle reservations be made the night before. Service begins at 6:00 a.m. Please arrange to have your driver drop you off on Church St. between the Dennison Building and the Church St. structure. West Hall can be found on the Map of Central Campus.

    2.
    If you are driving (map and directions) public parking is available at the Forest Avenue Parking Structure near the corner of South University Ave and Forest St. The Forest Ave. structure is metered parking with an attendant; the rate is $1.10 per hour. From the structure walk north to the corner with South University Avenue, turn left on South University Avenue, and then right on the pedestrian walkway (East University) just past Espresso Royale cafe. West Hall is on your left. You can enter the building from the doors on your left between West Hall and Randall Laboratory (you will see a second level glass walkway above the doorways).

    3. If you elect to use taxi service the following suggested taxi services can be contacted (rates vary). Please have your driver drop you off on Church St. between the Dennison Building and the Church St. structure.

    • Ann Arbor Taxi (734) 214-9999
    • Blue Cab Co. (734) 547-2222
    • Yellow & Checker Cab (734) 663-3355
    • CAR RENTAL Avis Rent-A-Car located next door in the Holiday Inn Lobby (734) 663-9513
    Linked below are maps of both the Central Campus area and the Ann Arbor area. You will see on the Central Campus map that the Bell Tower Hotel is not listed but can be located next to "202 S. Thayer Building" (corner of Thayer and Washington). The Physics Department is at West Hall and Randall Lab in the center of the map. The Ann Arbor Area map includes a simple route from DTW airport to Ann Arbor.

  • Map of Central Campus
  • Map of the Ann Arbor area

    please feel free to contact the Secretary, Chris Mackowiak, with questions regarding transportation at (734)763 2073.
University of Michigan : Department of Physics : 450 Church St. : 2477 Randall Lab. : Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1040 : p (734) 763-2073 : f (734) 764-6843