USS SURFBIRD ~ 2011 REUNION HOTEL INFORMATION
This year the reunion will be held at the Sheraton Westport Plaza hotel, 900 Westport Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63146 from Wednesday, September 21, 2011 through Sunday, September 25, 2011.
The hotel is centrally located in St. Louis's popular West Port Plaza area, placing it just minutes from some of the city's most popular attractions. West Port Plaza offers access to more than 30 restaurants, exclusive shops, and entertainment.
The hotel offers free parking as well as a free shuttle to and from the airport.
For more information about services and activities at the hotel, click here to check out their website.
The daily room rate is $99.00 plus prevailing state and local taxes and assessments. Currently taxes total 15.175%. Our group rate is good for 3 days pre and post reunion. The rate includes a hot breakfast buffet in our Hospitality room from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM each morning.
Reservations for the hotel must be made on an individual basis by each person/couple attending the reunion. Hotel reservations are not included when you register for the reunion. You can make reservations by calling the hotels toll free number at 1-888-627-7064. IMPORTANT...don't forget to tell them you are with the USS Surfbird Group to get the special rate. The hotel has set up a special web site for on-line reservations directly into the block should you desire to register that way. The link is www.starwoodmeeting.com/book/usssurfbird. The cut-off date for the group rate is 31 August 2011. Reservations received after this date will be subject to room and rate availability.
EARLY DEPARTURE FEE
In the event that a guest who has reserved a room with our room block checks out prior to the guest's reserved checkout date, an early departure fee of 50% of one nights room and tax will be charged to that guests individual account. Guests wishing to avoid this fee must advise the hotel at or before check-in of any change to the scheduled length of stay. The hotel will inform members of our group of this fee upon check-in. Family Emergency or Illness is an exception.
COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE TO AND FROM THE HOTEL
If you are flying to the reunion, the Sheraton Westport hotel offers complimentary shuttle service from the St. Louis Lambert Airport (STL). Upon arrival at the airport call using the free courtesy phone in the Baggage Claim area.
If you are driving to the reunion or renting a car at the airport, following are driving directions to the hotel:
From Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
The hotel offers plenty of free parking.
All guest rooms and public spaces are 100% non-smoking. A $250 cleaning fee will be charged to any guest who violates the smoking policy. Smoking is only allowed in the designated outdoor smoking areas.
Pets are allowed. Guest must sign a waiver before check-in.
Rev. 9 July 2011