Travel and Lodging
The conference will be held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel. The discounted room rate is available until Monday, February 11, 2019, or until our room block is full (whichever comes first). Our room block has sold out prior to the deadline the past few years, so make your reservation early.
Hotel Details (Conference Hotel)
**The conference block is sold out. Details on overflow can be found below.
Newport Beach Marriott
900 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
The room rate is $204 (single/double) per night plus tax. This block is available until Monday, February 11, 2019 or until the block is full. If you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so by 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid any cancellation fees.
**The destination fee is optional to attendees who book inside the IRE room block and has been discounted from $20 per room, per night, plus tax to $10 per room, per night, plus tax. The following amenities are included in the resort fee:
Access to Pure Blu day spa (treatments additional); $25 spa credit (applicable towards any 50 or 80 minute spa treatment – cannot be combined with any other discounts or special offers); in-room bottled water; top-tier guest room internet access, local and domestic long-distance phone calls; health and fitness class; daily bike rentals and shuttle service to Corona Del Mar Beach.
Overflow hotel information
The discounted block for the 2019 CAR Conference at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel is sold out. Please contact A Room With A View for information on the official designated overflow hotels. They will secure the lowest available rates at the best available hotels within a short distance to the conference hotel. Reservations processed by A Room With A View are automatically on a waitlist for rooms at the Newport Beach Marriott should cancellations occur within the group block at the discounted group rate (as it’s available).
For a list of designated hotel options to choose from, please contact A Room With A View at either [email protected] or 1-800-780-4343.
Phone: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST
Email: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
This is a free service to all NICAR attendees. Please note – If you have a reservation at the Newport Beach Marriott and you need to completely cancel it (not modify it), do not call the hotel directly. Only call A Room With A View to cancel it at 1-800-780-4343. By calling A Room With A View, they’ll be able to give your room to another attendee wishing to stay at the conference hotel.
If you have any questions about overflow hotel options or lodging in general, contact Stephanie Klimstra, Director of Events for IRE, at [email protected]
There are a few airports to choose from when traveling to the LA area. A list of those airports and their approximate distance to the conference hotel are below. The hotel does not provide airport shuttle service.
John Wayne Airport – Orange County (SNA): Approximately 5 miles from the Newport Beach Marriott.
Long Beach Airport (LGB): Approximately 25 miles from the Newport Beach Marriott.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): Approximately 44 miles from the Newport Beach Marriott.
Ontario International Airport (ONT): Approximately 51 miles from the Newport Beach Marriott.
Hosted valet parking is $20.00 for the first 2 hours with a max of $35.00 per car. Overnight valet parking, with in and out privileges is available for $35.00 per car. Self-parking is available at a rate of $16.00 for the first 2 hours with a max of $30.00 per car. Overnight self-parking is available at a rate of $28.00 per car with in and out privileges. Parking charges are subject to change without notice.
Need a roommate?
Use our public spreadsheet to find and request a roommate. Enter your details and they’ll be automatically added to the list below. It can take 15-20 minutes to see your changes reflected in the spreadsheet below. Please remove your information once you’ve found a roommate.
IRE provides this forum as a service to conference attendees. The organization is not responsible for or involved in any roommate matches.
If you have trouble accessing the spreadsheet, please contact Sarah Hutchins, [email protected].
If you have any lodging, transportation or general CAR conference questions, please contact Stephanie Klimstra, director of events, at [email protected] or at 407-246-9097.