AAUP 2014

Hotel and Travel Information


A block of rooms has been set aside for Annual Meeting attendees at the New Orleans Marriott located at 555 Canal Street. Meeting sessions, exhibits, and group meals will all be held at the Marriott. The AAUP standard room rates are $177, plus a $3 nightly occupancy fee and taxes (13%).

Update, 5/7: AAUP's original room block at the New Orleans Marriott has sold out. AAUP has negotiated for additional rooms for $199, plus a $3 nightly occupancy fee and taxes (13%).

To make a reservation, book online or call 888-364-1200 and request the group rate for the Association of American University Presses. Reservations must be made by Thursday, May 29 to get the group rate. The room block will fill before then, so book early!

Update, 5/22: The New Orleans Marriott has sold out; contact the hotel at 888-364-1200 to inquire about any cancellations.

Alternate Hotels

There are a number of hotels within walking distance of the New Orleans Marriott. A list of options and a map is below. Note that AAUP has no formal agreement with these hotels.

JW Marriott New Orleans
614 Canal Street

Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street

Courtyard New Orleans Downtown
124 Saint Charles Avenue

Queen and Crescent Hotel
344 Camp Street

Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
124 Royal Street

Blake Hotel
500 Saint Charles Avenue

The Pelham Hotel
444 Common Street


Travel Info

Any rates/fares quoted are as of January 2014 and subject to change.

Arriving by Air

Louis Armstrong Airport is served by most major airlines. The airport is located 13 miles from the New Orleans Marriott.

A one-way taxi fare to or from Louis Armstrong is estimated at $33.

Airport Shuttle Service
AAUP has arranged a discount with Airport Shuttle New Orleans for meeting attendees. Reservations must be made online at least 24 hours prior to arrival time to receive the discount. Existing reservations can then be changed via phone: 866-596-2699.

Arriving by Car


Rates: $35 daily; valet parking. One vehicle per room; no vehicles taller than 5' 9"; limited availability during special events and weekends.

Arriving by Train

There is one station serviced by Amtrak in New Orleans. The New Orleans Union Terminal is 1.4 miles form the hotel.

Arriving by Bus

Greyhound offers service to New Orleans. The New Orleans Station is 1.4 miles form the hotel.


Restaurants and Dining Options

New Orleans is famous for its food, and our friends at LSU Press will pull together a list of restaurants within walking distance of the Marriott New Orleans. In the meantime, check out this list from Eater.com or this one from the Guardian.