2020 Convention – Hotel
Gesneriad Treasures in the Sunshine State
June 30 to July 4, 2020
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
333 1st Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 USA
The Hilton is a 15-story hotel in the southeast waterfront district of downtown St. Petersburg, about 22 miles from Tampa International Airport (TPA) or 15 miles from St. Petersburg/ Clearwater Airport (PIE), and accessible by car via highway I-275. The hotel does not provide shuttle service, but Super Shuttle currently offers a discount rate of $45 roundtrip from TPA. Hotel valet parking is contracted for convention guests at $10/day. Additional transportation/parking information will be posted on the convention website pages as the convention dates draw nearer.
For hotel reservations, call 1-727-894-5000 or 1-800-445-8667 and inform Reservations you will be attending The Gesneriad Society 64th Annual Convention. Reservations can be made by phone, by mail, or online.
Standard Room Rates:
$119 (1-2 guests in room) $129 (3 guests in room) $139 (4 guests in room).
Executive Lounge Access Rooms (if available): $35/day additional for up to two guests per room.
To guarantee convention rates, reservations must be received by June 7, 2020 (or earlier if our contracted room block has been filled before that date). Rooms are subject to applicable taxes (currently 13% total). Check-in time is 4 p.m.; check-out time is 11 a.m.
Our contracted guestrooms include mini refrigerators and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel offers a business center, fitness center, outdoor pool with sundeck, Tangerine Restaurant, Dalí Bar, Starbucks, and corner pantry. Many stores, restaurants, museums, parks, arts district attractions, and the St. Pete pier are within walking distance or a short ride on the free downtown Looper Trolley that stops outside the hotel lobby every 15 minutes.