M3AAWG 56th General Meeting Hotel Information
Updated September 15, 2022 - M3AAWG continues to make the health and safety of our meeting attendees a top priority. Our goal is to hold a safe meeting, recognizing it is not possible to remove all risks, in particular concerning COVID-19.
* PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION AND VERIFICATION
M3AAWG 56th General Meeting attendees must be fully vaccinated in accordance with the CDC guidelines outlined at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination... provide proof of vaccination per the M3AAWG Upcoming Meetings, Health and Safety page. Attendees unable to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will not be admitted to the M3AAWG meeting and will forfeit their registration fee. There will be no exceptions.
* MASKING and HEALTH REQUIREMENTS
M3AAWG 56th General Meeting attendees are required to take necessary precautions while attending the meeting including, but not limited to, engaging in appropriate social distancing, wearing N95/KN95/KF94/FFP2 (or higher grade) masks in the M3AAWG designated meeting space when not consuming food or beverage, minimizing face touching, frequently washing hands and avoiding risky environments. Attndees must not attend any M3AAWG event if they feel ill or had recent exposure to a COVID-19 case. M3AAWG may change, update, or add to these requirements at any time as it deems prudent to best protect the health and safety of attendees and others, and attendees must comply with relevant policies and requirements as communicated by M3AAWG. If attendees do not wear appropriate masking, they will be asked to leave the M3AAWG meeting space and will forfeit my meeting registration fee.
Health and Safety Requirements for each meeting will be set according to government and public health recommendations, applicable at the time of the event, and what M3AAWG deems necessary to manage the risk for its in-person meeting attendees. M3AAWG may change, update, or add to these requirements at any time as it deems prudent to best protect the health and safety of attendees and others, and attendees must comply with relevant policies and requirements as communicated by M3AAWG.
Updates will be posted on the Upcoming Meetings page and sent to members via email.
September 20, 2022 - Hotel Update
The Marriott is sold out of M3AAWG sleeping rooms. Below you will find information on two nearby hotels;
Aloft New York Brooklyn https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/nycyl-aloft-new-york-brooklyn/overview/
General Meeting Hotel
New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: +1 718.246.7000
Hotel information - PDF
The M3AAWG Rate will be offered 3 DAYS before and after the meeting based on availability. The M3AAWG negotiated room rate is guaranteed until Monday, September 19, 2022. After September 19, please contact the hotel directly to determine availability.
Credit Card Hold Policy:
If you use a debit/credit card to check in, a hold may be placed on your card account for the full anticipated amount to be owed to the hotel, including estimated incidentals, through your date of check–out and such hold may not be released for 72 hours from the date of check–out or longer at the discretion of your card issuer.
The individuals can make reservations directly to the Hotel by:
Phone: +1 888.436.3759
$ 279.00 USD Single
*Rates do not include applicable taxes and fees, currently 14.75% and $3.50 occupancy tax per night on the guest room rate. Subject to change.
Check In Time: 16:00
Check Out Time: 11:00 (noon)
Credit cards are needed to guarantee reservations, and reservations cancelled 24 hours prior to arrival will receive a full refund of their deposit. Any reservation cancelled after 24 hours prior to arrival or no shows will forfeit 1 night’s room and tax revenue.
High Speed Internet Access in Sleeping Rooms:
Complimentary if booked in the M3AAWG group room block.
LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
Hotel direction: 10.4 miles SW
- Estimated taxi fare: 35 USD (one way)
- Bus service, fee: 2.75 USD (one way)
- Subway service, fee: 2.75 USD (one way)
Follow LaGuardia Rd. Take a slight right toward Grand Central Pkwy and travel 0.3 miles. Take a slight left to merge onto Grand Central Pkwy. Travel 0.9 miles and take the exit onto Brooklyn Queens Expy E. Travel 1.2 miles then merge onto I-278 W. Travel 6.8 miles and take exit 29 to merge onto Tillary St toward Manhattan Bridge/Bklyn Civic Center. Travel 0.6 miles and turn left onto Adams St. Turn left toward Adams St/Brooklyn Bridge Blvd and then turn left onto Adams St/Brooklyn Bridge Blvd. The hotel will be on the right.
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Hotel direction: 14.8 miles E
- Estimated taxi fare: 90 USD (one way)
Follow signs for US-1 N/US-9 N/US-22/NJ-21 then for U.S. 1 Truck N/US-9 Truck N. Merge onto U.S. 9 N. Travel 3.3 miles and continue onto NJ-139 E. Travel 1.3 miles and merge onto I-78 E (Partial toll road). Travel 2.2 miles and continue onto Holland Tunnel (Toll road). Take the ramp to Varick St (Toll road). Follow the round about to the left then take exit 4 toward Downtown. Turn right onto Varick St. Travel 0.2 miles and turn left onto Worth St. Travel 0.3 miles and turn right at the 3rd cross street onto Federal Plaza/Lafayette St. Continue to follow Lafayette St then onto Centre St. Turn left to merge onto Brooklyn Bridge. Travel 1.5 miles and continue onto Adams St. Travel 0.2 miles and turn left toward Adams St/Brooklyn Bridge Blvd. Turn left onto Adams St/Brooklyn Bridge Blvd. The hotel will be on the right.
John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Hotel direction: 19 miles NW
- Estimated taxi fare: 50 USD (one way)
- Bus service, fee: 2.75 USD (one way)
- Subway service, fee: 2.75 USD (one way)
Head northeast and take a slight right onto JFK Access Rd. Continue onto Van Wyck Expy. Travel 0.7 miles and continue onto I-678 N. Travel 7.4 miles and take exit 12B for I-495 W/L I Expy toward Midtown Tunnel. Travel 0.5 miles and merge onto I-495 W. Travel 3.4 miles and take exit 17W toward Brooklyn. Travel 1.4 miles and merge onto I-278 W. Travel 4.2 miles and take exit 29 to merge onto Tillary St toward Manhattan Bridge/Bklyn Civic Center. Travel 0.6 miles and turn left onto Adams St. Travel 0.2 miles and turn left toward Adams St/Brooklyn Bridge Blvd. Turn left onto Adams St/Brooklyn Bridge Blvd. The hotel will be on the right.
A citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa, either a nonimmigrant visa for temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. The visa allows a foreign citizen, to travel to the United States port-of entry and request permission of the U.S. immigration inspector to enter the U.S. The "visitor" visa is a nonimmigrant visa for persons desiring to enter the United States temporarily for business (B-1), for pleasure or medical treatment (B-2), or combination of both (B-1/B-2) purposes.
Please visit US State Department to determine if you need to obtain a visa: http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/types_1265.html
Brooklyn, New York:
Brooklyn offers attractions for every type of traveler. Want to be on the cutting edge? Head for Williamsburg, where you can hear live music every night and shop for vintage threads. If you want to root for the home team, there’s pro hockey and basketball at Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn. And since the best things in life are free, consider a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge or along the scenic Brooklyn Heights promenade.
Currency: $ USD
Voltage: 110 V
15-20%. Bellmen, Doormen, and Room Service will expect a tip for their services. You are not expected to tip in fast-food restaurants, cinemas, or gas stations.
Weather Conditions: Average weather temperatures for Brooklyn in October range from a high of 62°F (16°C) and a low of 37°F (3°C).
Nearby Dining Guide:
- Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar, 0.1 miles
- Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Sandwiches, 0.1 miles
- Hill Country Barbecue Market, BBQ, 4.5 miles
- Panera Bread, American, 0.1 miles
- Shake Shack, American, 0.1 miles
- Queen Marie Italian Restaurant, Italian, 0.9 miles
- River Café, American, 1.1 miles
- Junior’s, Deli, 0.9 miles
- Tripoli Restaurant, Middle Eastern, 0.6 miles
- Heights Café, American, 1 mil
Additional information about nearby dining can be found here: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/nycbk-new-york-marriott-at-the-brooklyn-bridge/
24 of the best Brooklyn restaurants can be found here: https://www.timeout.com/newyork/restaurants/best-restaurants-in-brooklyn
Restaurants At Marriott Brooklyn Bridge
The Great Room Bar & Lounge
HOURS: Sun-Thur 4:30pm-12:00am Fri-Sat 4:30pm-1:00am
Sandwiches, Breakfast and Lunch
- Barclays Center
- Brooklyn Bridge
- Brooklyn Heights Historical District
- Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
- Brooklyn Botanical Garden
- BAM - Brooklyn Academy of Music
- Financial District/Southstreet Seaport
- Times Square/Theater District/Midtown Manhattan
- Brooklyn Museum
- Brooklyn Public Library
- NY Transit Museum Brooklyn Tabernacle (Non- Denominational Christian)
- New York City
- Saint Charles Borromeo Church
- Congregation Bnai Abraham (Hebrew Synagogue)
- Emanuel Baptist Church
- Grace Church Brooklyn Heights (Episcopal)
- St. James Cathedral (Catholic)
- St. Constantine and Helen Cathedral (Greek Orthadox)
- United Artists Cinema