The 26th Modern Greek Studies Association Symposium will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Sacramento. Centrally located across the street from the California State Capitol (see map below), the hotel features spacious rooms and suites, a fitness center, spa, and pool. Theaters, landmarks, and popular attractions, like Old Sacramento and the Golden 1 Center, are located within walking distance. Public transportation is also accessible nearby. Both Amtrak and Greyhound provide transportation to many other locations throughout California.
Nearest transportation hubs:
1) Sacramento International Airport (SMF): 10 miles. SMF airport maps
2) Sacramento Valley Train Station: 1 mile - The Amtrak San Joaquin rail line offers a comfortable, convenient way to travel to locations throughout the state. Daily trains feature spacious seating, free Wi-Fi, bike racks and a Café Car. To plan your trip and to take advantage of promotional rates, visit AmtrakSanJoaquins.com or call (800) USA-RAIL.
Taxis are quite expensive from the airport to the Hyatt. Typical costs are $50.00+ for a one-way trip. Please consider carpooling.
Uber/Lyft are more cost-effective ways to get to/from the airport. Typical costs are $25.00 each way.
While the hotel does not provide a courtesy van, a commercial service called SuperShuttle operates at the airport with rates starting at $15 for one ranging to $74 for 7 passengers going to the same address.
The Hyatt Regency is sold out but the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel which is 2 blocks away at 1230 J St. has rooms for 159 USD per night.
BOOK BY WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 Seems to be open still.