The Conference Headquarters
340 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Hotel 340 is a full-service boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Saint Paul. The hotel’s 56 rooms and suites are located on floors 10, 11 and 12 of the historic Saint Paul Athletic Club building. The building, built in 1917, is a landmark building with public areas designed in the English renaissance tradition. People staying at the hotel also have access to the Athletic Club facilities. 50 rooms are available for attendees to reserve, with a wide range of room rates and sizes, from efficiency ($91 USD plus tax, per room, per night) to two bed suites ($179 USD plus tax, per room, per night).
St. Scholastica’s Saint Paul Campus is in the building, and conference sessions will take place at St. Scholastica’s classrooms and the Hotel’s meeting rooms.
To reserve a room, please call the hotel directly at 651.280.4120, and specify that you are interested in the "International Fitzgerald Conference" room block.
InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront
11 E Kellogg Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55101
The InterContinental is situated three blocks from the conference headquarters – connected by skyway.
Located in the heart of downtown and atop the bluffs of the Mississippi River, the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront is one of the premier hotels in Saint Paul. The hotel, which has recently undergone a renovation, is a full-service hotel, with parking, restaurant, bar, meeting rooms, etc. King Superior or Two Queen Beds are available to conference attendees ($169 USD plus tax, per room, per night).
- Group Block Name: F. Scott Fitzgerald 2017 International Conference
- Group Code: F6G
Online reservations can also be made by using this link. The block is open and ready to accept reservations. Please note that the booking link will automatically select the entire length of stay when displaying availability, so if only staying for a few nights, you will need to manually change the dates of stay to update the estimated charges and reservation length.
The Saint Paul Hotel
350 Market Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
The Saint Paul Hotel is located approximately 1/2 mile or 5 blocks from conference site.
Consistently ranked among the country’s top hotels, the famous Saint Paul Hotel has provided luxurious accommodations and legendary service to visitors of the Twin Cities since 1910. The Saint Paul Hotel is known for its old-world charm and European inspired elegance, and accommodates the most discerning business and leisure travelers every day. Scott and Zelda lived briefly at the Hotel, and a statue of Fitzgerald stands across the street from the Hotel in Rice Park. Deluxe King or Deluxe Double are available for conference attendees ($169 plus tax, per room, per night).
To reserve a room, please call 800.292.9292 and specify the F Scott Fitzgerald 2017 International Conference to get the offered rate. Or, go online to www.saintpaulhotel.com, select the arrival and departure dates and enter 160626FITZ group/block code.
1282 Concordia Avenu
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Located 3.5 miles from the conference site – requires public transportation daily (free transit passes will be available to attendees choosing this option).
Holst Hall is an apartment/dorm complex located on the lovely campus of Concordia University. A standard apartment has four individual bedrooms with two restrooms, a fully-furnished living room and a full-size kitchen. The nearest bus line runs on Hamline Avenue and Marshall Street, and takes approximately 15 minutes to downtown Saint Paul and the conference site. Holst Hall is within walking distance of Target and the Green Metro Rail line. Guests are welcome to use the picnic area outside ($45 per person, per night).
To reserve a space, please email Llee@csp.edu with inquiry and a completed guest form available here. Specify that you are attending the Fitzgerald conference.
Additional Lodging Options
There are several other hotel and lodging options in Saint Paul and the surrounding regions. These options do not have reserved blocks or discounted rates for conference attendees. Other hotels in downtown Saint Paul within walking distance (20-25 minutes) of the conference headquarters include:
DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown
Embassy Suites St. Paul Downtown
Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown
The Covington Inn (a B&B on a boat anchored in the Mississippi)
Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown Saint Paul
Hyatt Place Saint Paul Downtown (recently opened – former customs house and post office)
There are also a limited number of B&B or boutique hotel accommodations in Cathedral Hill, the atmospheric neighborhood where Fitzgerald grew up. These would necessitate a long walk up and down a steep hill, or short taxi/bus/car rides to the conference venue, but the neighborhood is very attractive with numerous Fitzgerald sites to visit. The options include:
For a more complete listing of lodging options throughout the Twin Cities, visit the convention and visitors bureau website.
Questions about any of this information? Please contact us with a detailed inquiry and we will do our best to assist you.