112th Annual Conference - Riverside Convention Center, California
Friday, October 31 - Sunday, November 2, 2014

This page is about the 2014 conference. For 2015 conference info, go to PAMLA 2015.

Accommodations

Riverside Marriott outdoor pool

Our 2014 PAMLA Conference will be held at the lovely, new Riverside Convention Center, in Riverside, California (3637 Fifth Street,
 Riverside, CA 92501; 888-748-7733) and the Riverside Marriott Hotel at the Convention Center, immediately adjacent (3400 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501).  The closest airport to Riverside, California, for those of you flying in, is the Ontario, CA International Airport (ONT--sometimes referred to as the LA/Ontario International Airport).

We believe we’ve arranged for enough rooms at the Riverside Marriott at the Convention Center, the nearby Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown, and the Mission Inn for all of our conference attendees at extremely competitive rates ($109 a night plus tax at the Marriott and the Hyatt Place; $135 a night plus tax at the historic Mission Inn), but it is possible that we could run out of rooms (Note: Some room nights at the Marriott, Mission Inn, and Hyatt Place are now sold out; there may be some room nights left at these hotels, but perhaps not for all nights--contact the hotels for more information. If you need help, feel free to email PAMLA Executive Director, Craig Svonkin: svonkin@netzero.com).  We strongly encourage you to make your reservation well in advance (We believe the Mission Inn is now sold out at the PAMLA rate, although there may still be some suites available at $220 a night plus tax, but you could call to double-check. There are only a few rooms left at the Marriott at our special rate, but not for every night. However, we have arranged for a few more rooms at a special PAMLA rate at the Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown, immediately next door to the Marriott and the Riverside Convention Center. Once these rooms sell out, PAMLA will not be adding any more rooms. Contact PAMLA Executive Director for more information: svonkin@netzero.com).  The conference begins on Friday morning, October 31st, and ends Sunday afternoon (at approximately 2 pm), November 2nd.  Please reserve your hotel room accordingly.

The Riverside Marriott, the Hyatt Place, and the Mission Inn are located right in downtown Riverside, walking distance to a good number of museums, restaurants, coffee houses, and bars.


Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown

3500 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501
Phone Number: 951.321.3504

RATE: $109 Plus 13.0065% Tax for A King Junior Suite or $109 Plus 13.0065% Tax for Two Queen Beds Junior Suite.

The Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown, a lovely hotel located adjacent to the Riverside Convention Center, is offering these great extras:

  • Hyatt's Hot Breakfast Buffet
  • Free WIFI
  • Discounted Parking $5.00 (valued at $10.00)

When making group reservations you have multiple options: 

Click on link above and enter your arrival and departure dates, click check availability and your group rate will already be populated.  If you have any challenges, please feel free to call Donna Esparza directly at the hotel at 951-321-3504.

The cut-off date to get reservations made and to obtain this special rate is October 16, 2014. Any reservations booked after this date are subject to availability and there is no guarantee that the discounted rate will be available.

If you must cancel your Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown reservation, please be sure to do so at least 72 hours before your arrival date and time to avoid cancellation charges.

 


Riverside Marriott at the Convention Center

Riverside Marriott Lobby3400 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: 951-784-8000
Toll free: 800-228-9290
More Riverside Marriott information

Only a few room nights are still available at the Marriott, but do call to check on availability.

The Riverside Marriott at the Convention Center is offering PAMLA members who are staying at the hotel some great extras:

  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Access in Guest Rooms (and also in public areas)
  • Complimentary On-Site Self Parking (the link states that there will be a fee, but we have arranged complimentary self-parking for all PAMLA members staying at the hotel)
  • Complimentary use of outdoor pool and fitness center

Guests who make a reservation at the Riverside Marriott at the Convention Center using the PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) group code will receive a special $109 a night plus tax PAMLA rate, a very modest rate indeed. 

Guests must reference Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association when making a reservation.

The Riverside Marriott at the Convention Center has set up a customized web link for PAMLA members to make reservations over the Internet at the special PAMLA rate: click here to reserve with our special rate.

If you must cancel your Riverside Marriott Hotel reservation, be sure to do so at least 24 hours before your arrival date and time, or you will be charged for the room night(s).

Check-in: 3 pm
Check-out: 12 pm

Reservations: Individual Call-In

Each attendee is responsible for making her or his own guestroom reservations by using the Riverside Marriott at the Convention Center’s toll-free phone number (below) or the Internet link.  Individual reservations will automatically be billed unless canceled at least 24 hours prior to arrival.

Toll Free: 800-228-9290
Hotel Operator: 951-784-8000

In order to receive the special PAMLA rate, be sure to make your reservation early.  The Riverside Marriott will only honor the rate until the rooms run out or the middle of September, whichever comes first.

 


Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Mission Inn Hotel & Spa3649 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501
Phone Number: 951-784-0300
Toll-free Number: 800-843-7755
www.missioninn.com

We believe most of the rooms at the Mission Inn are now sold out at the PAMLA rate, but you may call to double-check. There may be some suites available at $220 a night plus tax.

The lovely, historic Mission Inn, is less than a ten minute walk from the Riverside Convention Center, at the very low PAMLA rate of $135 a night plus tax.

Should you stay at the Mission Inn, you will receive:

  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Access in Guest Rooms
  • Complimentary On-Site Overnight Self Parking (the link states that there will be a fee, but we have arranged complimentary self-parking for all PAMLA members staying at the Mission Inn)
  • Complimentary use of outdoor pool and fitness center
  • Complimentary Shuttle to and from the Ontario, CA airport (Remember to call the Mission Inn bellman ahead of time to arrange for your shuttle pick-up)

To receive the PAMLA rate, please use the group code PAMLA103014 or mention that you are coming for the PAMLA Convention.

To make your room reservation, you may call the Mission Inn and state that you are attending the PAMLA Convention to receive the PAMLA room rate:

Phone Number: 951-784-0300 (extension 850)
Toll-Free Number: 800-843-7755

Or, you may go to www.missioninn.com and use the online reservation system.  After selecting Reservations at the top of the main page, you will be directed to the reservation page.  Click the Group Code button at the top of the page, and insert the special PAMLA group code (PAMLA103014).  Then, when the group code is accepted, choose your dates, and you will be able to make a reservation of the special PAMLA group rate of $135 plus tax per night. 

Should someone at the bell desk tell you that they don't have a free shuttle to or from the Ontario Airport, please email or call Executive Director Craig Svonkin and he'll be sure you get help--there is a free shuttle agreement for our members staying at the Mission Inn (626-354-7526 or svonkin@netzero.net) or contact Kristina Vanaman, Convention Services Manager (Phone: 951-341-6791).

If you must cancel your Mission Inn Hotel reservation, please be sure to do so at least 48 hours before your arrival date and time to avoid cancellation charges.