Annual Conference Local Information

Local Information

Welcome to the Saginaw/Bay City Area

 

Hotel Information

Room blocks have been secured for the nights of May 12 & 13, 2019 at the following hotels that are a short drive away from the conference center:

Doubletree by Hilton - Bay City (ROOM BLOCK FULL)
Room rate for May 12-14, 2019 start at $115.00/night + tax. To reserve this rate, click here or call 989-891-6000 and tell reservations that you are with the Michigan Academic Library Association. The deadline to reserve a room using the group discount is April 20, 2019.

Courtyard by Marriott - Bay City (ROOM BLOCK FULL)
Room rate for May 12 - 14, 2019 is $119.00/night + tax. To reserve this rate, click here or call 989-778-1800 and tell reservations that you are with the Michigan Academic Library Association. The deadline to reserve a room using the group discount is April 11, 2019.

 
Alternate local hotels


We have been notified that both conference hotel room blocks have been filled. If you are still looking for accommodations while you attend the MiALA Annual Conference, here are some alternate locations that may have rooms available (rates and availability are subject to change):

TownePlace Suites Saginaw
5368 Cardinal Square Boulevard, Saginaw, Michigan 48604 (2.8 mi from SVSU)
As of April 11, the website showed a rate of $129.00 per night + taxes for May 12 & 13
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mbstp-towneplace-suites-saginaw/
 
Residence Inn Saginaw
5230 Cardinal Square Boulevard, Saginaw, Michigan 48604 (2.8 mi from SVSU)
As of April 11, the website showed a rate of $149.00 per night + taxes for May 12 & 13
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mbsri-residence-inn-saginaw/
 
Fairfield Inn & Suites Saginaw
5200 Cardinal Square Boulevard, Saginaw, Michigan 48604 (2.8 mi from SVSU)
As of April 11, the website showed a rate of $109 +tax for May 12 & $139 +tax for May 13
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mbsfi-fairfield-inn-and-suites-saginaw/
 
Comfort Suites
5180 Cardinal Square Boulevard, Saginaw, MI, 48604 (2.8 mi from SVSU)
As of April 11, the website showed a rate of $114.00 per night + taxes for May 12 & 13
https://www.choicehotels.com/michigan/saginaw/comfort-suites-hotels/mi006?source=gyxt
 
Hampton Inn & Suites
2695 Tittabawassee Road, Saginaw, Michigan, 48604 (2.8 mi from SVSU)
As of April 11, the website showed a rate of $123.00 per night + taxes for May 12 & 13
https://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/michigan/hampton-inn-and-suites-saginaw-MBSSGHX/index.html
 
Holiday Inn & Suites
2501 Tittabawassee Road, Saginaw, Michigan 48604
As of April 11, the website showed a rate of $127.49 per night + taxes for May 12 & 13
https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/saginaw/mbsmi/

 
Restaurants

 
While lunch will be provided at the conference, the greater Saginaw/Bay City area offers many dining options. Check out this restaurant list for more information. If you would like to join other conference attendees at a dinearound, go to the dinearound information page for more information.
 

Things to Do

 
Are you sticking around town for a few more days? Are you bringing your family and are looking for things for them to do while you are at the conference? Check out this things-to-do list for more information.