2018 Annual Conference Travel & Hotel

Travel and Hotel Information

The 2018 Annual Conference takes place at the historic, elegant Omni William Penn Hotel, conveniently located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Information about our destination, the conference hotel and accommodations are below. Need assistance? Please contact us at lsa@lutheranservices.org or 202-499-5836.
 
Omni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Place 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Room Rates and Reservations

We have negotiated discounted hotel room rates available for attendees at the Omni William Penn Hotel, based on availability.
 
The deadline to book with the negotiated rates is March 28, 2018: 
 
Single Room: $169 per night
 
To make your lodging reservation online within the Lutheran Services in America room block, please go to: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/pittsburgh-william-penn/meetings/lsa-2018-annual-conference and mention Lutheran Services in America – Annual Conference.
 
For phone reservations, please use the following: 1-800-THE-OMNI (843-6664) – and mention your stay is for the Lutheran Services in America – Annual Conference or LSA – Annual Conference room block.
 
Quoted rates will be offered based on availability, two days before and three days after the official conference dates for sleeping rooms. All rates are pending availability of the room block.

Omni William Penn Hotel Policies

Check-in: 3:00 pm; Check-out: 12:00 pm
Guests arriving before 3:00 pm will be accommodated as rooms become available; guests can also check baggage with the bell stand.
 
A 100% early departure fee is equal to one night room and tax for guests that check out prior to the reserved checkout date. Guests may avoid an early departure fee if they advise the hotel at or before check in of any changes in their planned length of stay. The hotel may also waive the fee if hotel is notified at least 24 hours prior to 3:00 pm on the last night of the reservation. 
 
Please refer to your reservation confirmation for the hotel's cancellation policies and deadlines.
 
100% Non-Smoking hotel.
 
Parking (subject to change without notice):
Self-parking is offered in the Mellon Square parking garage located across from the hotel. Rates are: $19 Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; $6 Monday – Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 5:59 a.m. (Day rates start at 6:00 a.m.) and all day Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays and weekends. There are no in/out privileges for this lot.
 
Valet parking is available to overnight guests ($36 per night) and includes in/out privileges.
 

Transportation

Airport Transportation

Approximately 20-25 miles (30 minutes) from Omni William Penn Hotel.
 
Taxi Service: Approximately $40
 
Private Car Service: $65 – $70
 
Shuttle Service:
Approximately $25 one way per person/$50 round trip per person
Shuttle service is available 24 hours – an appointment is needed after 6:00 p.m.
Shuttle reservations must be made 6 – 12 hours in advance
 
Code: 3L6TP
$4 off of round trip shared SuperShuttle
$6 off round trip ExecuCar Private Sedan
**Gratuity not included
 
The fare is $3.75 between Oakland, Downtown Pittsburgh, Robinson Town Centre and Pittsburgh International Airport.
The fare is $2.50 between the West Busway, Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.
 

Metro Transportation

Adjacent to the hotel is the “T” or Pittsburgh Metro System (links all points of downtown Pittsburgh and Station Square). The metro is free in the downtown area and stops include:
    • Steel Plaza at One Mellon Center (hotel station)
    • Gateway Center
    • Wood Street
    • Station Square – located across the river (entertainment complex, restaurants and shopping)