The Venue - Holiday Inn
The 47th Annual Symposium on Bat Research will be held at the Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown, located on the World’s Fair site and within walking distance of many attractions, including the Knoxville Museum of Art, historic Market Square, and the University of Tennessee. The average maximum and minimum October temperatures in Knoxville are 71°/50°F (22°/10°C).
Room Rate: $119+tax (single/double/triple/quad). This rate is also available for three days before and after the conference for those arriving early or staying late. Check-in time is 3:00PM and the checkout time is 12:00PM.
Make a Reservation: Call 800.264.1579 (use block code BAT) or reserve your room online. This room rate is only available until September 16, after which the hotel may charge higher rates.
Parking: Hotel Parking for registrants staying at the Holiday Inn is 50% of the normal rate (currently $8 per day). Non-hotel guests will be charged the prevailing parking rate, currently $10 per day.
Alternate Hotel: The rooms at the Holiday Inn are close to capacity, especially for Saturday night. If you are unable to find accommodation at the Holiday Inn, we recommend that you look at the Four Points by Sheraton. This hotel is just a short walk from the conference hotel and is the same rate ($119+tax). You may make a reservation by using the NASBR reservation link or by calling 888.627.8576.
Want to Share a Room? Use the Roostmate Finder
Looking to share a room? Check out the Roostmate Finder - a website setup by the NASBR Student Reps. to allow for attendees to find roommates and share a room. If you have a room and would like to split the cost, or if you are looking for a room to share, post it on the Roostmate site. This tool is available to all registrants, not just students.
Getting to Knoxville TN
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) is only 16 minutes (13.6 miles) from the conference hotel ($20 taxi ride). A free shuttle, organized by the Local Hosts, will be available to transport NASBR attendees from the Knoxville Airport to the Holiday Inn on Wednesday, October 18, from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. During this time, the shuttle will depart from outside the airport arrivals terminal approximately every 30 minutes. All spots on free shuttles from the Knoxville Airport to the Holiday Inn will be offered on a first come first served basis. People arriving at the Knoxville Airport at other times will need to find alternative transportation to the Holiday Inn (e.g. Taxi, Uber).
This free shuttle will also be available to transport NASBR attendees to the Knoxville Airport from the Holiday Inn on Sunday, October 22 from 5:00 am to 3:00 pm. During this time, the shuttle will depart from outside the hotel lobby approximately every 30 minutes. A sign-up sheet will be available at the meeting registration desk for people wanting to travel to the airport from 5:00 am – 9:00 am. After 9:00 am, all spots on free shuttles from the Knoxville Airport to the Holiday Inn will be offered on a first come first served basis. People needing to get to the Knoxville Airport from the Holiday Inn at other times will need to find alternative transportation. Please contact the local hosts for more information about the shuttle service.
Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown 525 Henley St, Knoxville, TN 37902 (865) 522-2800