IEEE SoutheastCon 2014
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IEEE SoutheastCon 2014 Venue/Travel Information

 

2014 SoutheastCon Conference Venue:

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

 

  Enveloped by rolling Bluegrass Country Hills, Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa is a true urban oasis, located near area highways, yet secluded enough for guests to experience scenic Lexington resort ambiance. With locally inspired decor, convenient work spaces, plush Marriott signature bedding and the latest in technology enhancements, newly renovated Lexington hotel rooms - completed in Spring 2013 - blend southern hospitality with unsurpassed modern comfort.

  A unique event hotel in Lexington, Griffin Gate provides abundant choices for meetings and events. From our golf course pavilion to the Mansion, a meticulously restored 19th century antebellum manor blending tradition and sophistication, events are a unique experience at this Lexington, KY, hotel. Play the finest greens around at the Rees Jones-designed golf course, indulge in a treatment at The Spa at Griffin Gate or relax poolside. Experience unparalleled sophistication at this Lexington, KY, spa resort and discover a resort that’s a breed above.

Please make your hotel reservation andtravel arrangement as soon as possible.


 

Hotel Contact Information:

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
1800 Newtown Pike,
Lexington, Kentucky, USA 40511
Tel: +1 859 231 5100 Fax: +1 904 634 4554

 

Clarion Hotel
1950 Newtown Pike,
Lexington, Kentucky, USA 40511
Tel: +1 888 399 4918


 

Maps & Directions to Marriott

  From Blue Grass Airport (LEX): Head southeast on Terminal Dr toward Air Freight Dr. Continue straight onto Air Freight Dr for 0.2 miles. Continue onto Terminal Dr for 0.1 miles and turn left onto Man O War Blvd W. Travel 0.3 miles and turn right onto Versailles Rd. Travel 1.5 miles and merge onto KY-4 N/New Circle Rd via the ramp to I-75/I-64. Travel 0.6 miles and continue onto US-60 Bypass W/New Circle Rd. Travel 4.4 miles and take exit 9B for KY-922 N/Newtown Park toward I-64/I-75. Merge onto KY-922 N/Newtown Pike. Travel approximately 1.5 miles to Griffin Gate Boulevard. The resort entrance is on the right.

  From Cinncinatti / Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG): Travel east on Lincoln Rd toward Terminal Dr. Lincoln Rd turns slightly left and becomes Terminal Dr. Travel 0.3 miles and keep right at the fork. Travel 0.8 miles and merge onto I-275 E via the ramp to I-71/I-75/Cincinnati/Lexington/Louisville. Travel 3.3 miles and take exit 84 for I-75 S/I-71 N toward Lexington/Louisville. Travel 1.9 miles and merge onto I-71S/I-75 S. Continue to follow I-75 S. Travel 68.1 miles. I-75 and I-64 combine as one north of Lexington. Take exit 115 for Newtown Pike/KY-922 toward Airport/Lexington. Follow Newtown Pike/SR 922 approximately 0.4 miles to the second light. Turn left onto Griffin Gate Drive. Once on Griffin Gate Drive, you are on the resort property. Main entrance for resort is to the left of Griffin Gate Drive.

  From Louisville Internation Airport (SDF): From the airport, take I-264 E. Travel 7.6 miles and take exit 19A to merge onto I-64 E toward Lexington. Travel 64.6 miles (I-64 will merge with I-75 S north of Lexington). Take exit 115 for Newtown Pike/KY-922 toward Airport/Lexington. Follow Newtown Pike/SR 922 South aproximately .4 mile to second light. Turn left onto Griffin Gate Drive. Once on Griffin Gate Drive, you are on resort property. Main entrance for resort is to the left.


 

Airport Transportation

  The nearest airport is Blue Grass Airport (LEX) in Lexington, Kentucky. However, both Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) are less than 2 hour drives away.

 Ground transportation available from Airport. Reservations usually required. Estimated taxi fare: $28 USD (one way)


 

Things to do in Lexington, Kentucky:

  Lexington juxtaposes a beautiful, luxurious landscape with a vibrant, somewhat quirky downtown. By day: Bourbon tours, visits to horse farms, wine tasting, art making, a stop at the farmer's markets, a cup at a local coffee shop. By night: Opera, play, and ballet productions, comedy shows, live music and entertainment, foreign films, and a plethora of dining options.

VisitLex.com
Tadoo.com
LexGo.com
DowntownLex.com