Travel and Hotel

The conference will be held at the New Orleans Marriott. The discounted room rate is available until Monday, February 3, 2020, 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) 

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

The room rate is $209 (single/double) per night plus tax (currently 16.20% plus additional $3.00 per room, per night occupancy tax).  This block is available until Monday, February 3, 2020 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.

Make a reservation online

If you have any questions about overflow hotel options or lodging in general, contact Stephanie Klimstra, Director of Events for IRE, at


Airport Information

New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is about 15 miles from our conference hotel (30-40 minutes).

Uber and Lyft are available at the airport with dedicated pick-up locations. Taxi service is also available. Taxi service will run between $35-40 for 1-2 people.



Parking in downtown New Orleans is limited, more information on parking can be found on the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau page.

The hotel has limited on-site valet parking, no self parking is offered. Parking is limited to one vehicle per room. Parking is $45 per day, plus tax. Parking charges are subject to change without notice. IRE is not able to reimburse parking costs or provide a discount.


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 and does not make hotel reservations for these matches.

If you have trouble accessing the spreadsheet, please contact Sarah Hutchins,


If you have any lodging, transportation or general CAR conference questions, please contact Stephanie Klimstra, director of events, at or at 407-246-9097.