The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24016
Web Site: www.hotelroanoke.com
The conference will be held at the historic Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center situated alongside downtown Roanoke in the heart of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, just minutes from Roanoke Regional Airport.
NOTE: The Hotel Roanoke is full. Please see overflow lodging below.
Lodging rooms are
being held at the The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
at a special lodging rate of $107 for single
occupancy and $127 for double occupancy (plus taxes). Please make your
reservations by Friday, July 6, 2018 by calling the hotel directly at
(540) 985-5900 or toll free at (866) 594-4722. Be sure to mention the
State Operated Programs of Virginia Conference 2018 when making your
reservations. You may also make your lodging reservation on-line at:
reservations are encouraged. The hotel may fill its room block prior to
the reservation deadline date.
Overflow lodging is available at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood located at 4468 Starkey Road, Roanoke, VA 24018. Please call 540-774-4400 to make your reservation at the rate of $93 (plus taxes) for single occupancy. Be sure to mention the block name "VT State Operated Conference," group block code "VTE" when making your reservations. You may also book online at www.holidayinn.com.
Parking is free. Shuttle available to and from The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center.
Parking and Shuttle
Parking is available at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center for $10 per day for self-parking and $16 per day for valet parking.
Complimentary shuttle service to and from the Blacksburg-Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) is available through The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center. Please call (540) 985-5900 and ask for the valet desk when you are ready for a pick up at the airport and arrange for a drop off at the airport when you check in at the hotel. The drive time between the airport and the hotel is approximately 15 minutes.
Driving Directions to The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
From North or South I-81
Exit 143 (I-581 South) to Exit 5. Cross Wells Avenue and continue to the main entrance of the hotel.
From 220N (Martinsville)
220N becomes I-581N. Take exit 4E (Orange Avenue). Take first right at traffic light onto Williamson Road. After the third traffic light, turn right on Shenandoah Avenue. Take the first right to main entrance of the hotel.
From 460W (Lynchburg)
460 becomes Orange Avenue. Turn left at the traffic light at Williamson Road and Orange Avenue. After the third traffic light, turn right on Shenandoah Avenue. Take the first right to main entrance of the hotel.
There are so many fun things to do in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. From galleries and shows to sports and shopping, there's always a new experience just moments away. Roanoke has earned the nickname "Star City of the South" by being the recreational, cultural and business hub of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains
Regional areas of interest include:
McAfee Knob Hike
McAfee’s Knob is the most photographed location on the Appalachian Trail. The Knob has a 260 panorama view of Catawba Valley and North Mountain to the West, Tinker Cliffs to the North and the Roanoke Valley to the East. It is a steady climb of 4.4 miles to the Knob.
The Roanoke Star
Stand beneath a 100-foot-tall, illuminated, mountaintop star.
Learn about the region's rich history and heritage.
The Cascades Falls
A scenic, two mile hike to a beautiful 69 ft. waterfall.
The Blue Ridge Parkway
This very popular unit of the National Park System is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The parkway winds 469 miles through mountain meadows and features remarkable vistas.
The New River
Surrounded by scenic mountains and ideal for canoeing, the meandering New River is considered to be one of the oldest rivers in the world.
Taubman Museum of Art
Located in the heart of downtown Roanoke, this contemporary structure evokes the drama of the surrounding mountainous landscape.
For more information about opportunities for outdoor activities in the area, visit: www.roanokeoutside.com. Other recreational attractions are featured at www.stepinit.com or www.explorenewrivervalley.com.
For further information about Virginia attractions, visit www.virginia.org/
The following website could be helpful before you pack -www.weather.com/weather/local/24061.
Southwest Virginia is a prime vacation destination, so you might want to bring the family and come early or stay the weekend to enjoy this special place. For local activities and information on nearby highlights, visit: