2005 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, Georgia

How to Obtain Hotel Accommodations

Complimentary Room Lottery

(See the How to Register in Advance page to learn how to qualify for this year's room lottery.) Last year's winners were:

Peter Brooksbank, Bao Qi Feng, J. T. Halbert, Leon Harkleroad, Lili Ju, Rose Marie Kinik, Michael Kozdron, Gerald Kruse, Stephane Lafortune, Marc Lengfield, John Marafino, Lianwen Wang, and Mahmoud Yousef.

General Instructions

All reservations must be made through the Mathematics Meetings Service Bureau (MMSB). Participants must register in advance in order to obtain hotel accommodations through the MMSB. Special meeting rates have been negotiated at the following hotels. These rates apply exclusively to reservations made through the MMSB. Hotels will start accepting reservations directly after December 13, at which time rooms and rates will be based on availability. A higher rate will be applied to any rooms reserved directly with any of the hotels before December 13.

To make a reservation, please submit a completed housing section of the Advance Registration/Housing (ARH) Form (paper or electronic) with a guarantee by November 5. Deadline extended to November 19. Sorry, reservations cannot be taken by phone.

Participants interested in reserving suites should contact the MMSB for further information.


  • Subject to 15% state tax (note tax increased)
  • Rates include an administrative fee for the meeting
  • Only certified students or unemployed mathematicians qualify for student rates.
  • See ARH Form for detailed rate structure of each property.


  • Room lottery qualification: October 29, 2004
  • Reservations through MMSB: November 5, 2004 Extended to December 7. We will take reservations until 4:00 pm on December 8. Please contact the MMSB before 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 8 at mmsb@ams.org if you want a reservation. Starting on December 14, you may call the hotels directly to get a room. Based on availability, our convention rate will be available. If you get a higher rate, please contact Penny at pop@ams.org.
  • Special Lottery (see below): November 5, 2004 Extended to November 15.
  • Changes/cancellations through MMSB: December 3, 2004 Extended to December 8

Questionnaire lottery

Those who turn in their completed questionnaires by noon on Friday, 1/7/05, will be eligible to win a free hotel room at the 2006 Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio. Last year's winner was Luis Saldivia.

Special Lottery

In appreciation for using our housing service, MMSB, we are holding a lottery for anyone that books a hotel room through us by November 15. The winner will receive a new HP 39G+ Graphing Calculator

Guarantee Requirements/Cancellation Policy

  • One night deposit by check, or
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MC, AMEX, and Diners
  • AmeriSuites and Marriott will charge one night deposit 72 hours before arrival
  • 72-hour cancellation policy: Hyatt, Marriott, Holiday Inn, AmeriSuites, Days Inn
  • 24-hour cancellation policy: Best Western
  • Please note that some hotels enforce early departure penalties; see descriptions below.

General Information

  • Check-in: 4:00 p.m./checkout: noon - Marriott; For all others, check-in is at 3:00 p.m., checkout is noon
  • Windows do not open in rooms unless otherwise indicated.
  • Children at different ages are free in existing beds only.
  • Limited availability of cribs, free of charge
  • All hotels have a limited environmental policy regarding linens where all requests for a limited change of linens will be honored.
  • Distance from hotel to Marriott and Hyatt is indicated in each listing.
  • Airport shuttles to hotels are provided by Atlanta Link Airport Shuttle.
  • Wireless available in some hotels; Please see descriptions below.
  • All hotels are in acceptable compliance with ADA. All hotels have TTYs/TDDs text telephones on the premises.

wheelchairTo take the handicapped accessible route from the Marriott to the Hyatt, it is necessary to go through the skywalk that connects the Peachtree Center Mall to the Hyatt. There are two lifts: 1) One lift in Peachtree Center Mall, located at the beginning of the skywalk that you have to cross on the way to the Hyatt; and 2) Once you cross the skywalk, there is another lift located just inside the Hyatt at the bottom of the entry steps. Each lift has a call box directly to the security department who will operate lifts for you. Please allow 2 to 5 minutes for security to show up.

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
(across street from Marriott)
265 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303-1294

Regular single/double - $144
Student single/double - $116

Restaurants; Lounge; Fitness Center; Outdoor heated pool; Steam room; Business center; 3 Towers: Atrium (glass elevators), Ivy, and International; Parking $20 (valet only); All rooms have full amenities including cordless phones, dual phone lines, and safes; Windows open; Children under 16 years free; Wireless high speed internet access is available in sleeping rooms only at a cost of $9.95 per day. Guests need to have their own wireless access card or can rent OTC wireless device from hotel Business Center at $10 fee per day.

All changes to departure dates must be made at check-in to avoid a $50 penalty charge.

Atlanta Marriott Marquis
(across street from Hyatt)
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303

Regular single/double - $144
Student single/double - $116

Restaurants; Lounge; Health club; Sauna; Indoor/Outdoor pool; Business center with Kinko's; Atrium; Glass elevators; Valet parking $20; All rooms have full amenities including dual phone lines, refrigerators and safes; Children 16 years and younger free; Wireless is available in common areas of lobby, convention level, and garden level only at a cost of $2.95 for first 15 minutes and $.25 for each additional minute. Laptop has to be wireless capable. Wired for business is available in sleeping rooms offering unlimited local, long distance and high speed internet access for $9.95 per day.

Hotel will charge one night deposit 72 hours before arrival

AmeriSuites-SOLD OUT
(1 block)
330 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30308

Single/Double - $99

All suites; No restaurant - complimentary hot breakfast buffet served and room service provided from restaurant next door; Fitness center; Self-service laundry; Parking $12/day; Windows open; All suites have full amenities including microwave, refrigerator, VCR, two phone lines, wireless high speed internet access, and data port lamp; Children under 18 years free.

Hotel will charge one night deposit 72 hours before arrival

Days Inn Atlanta Downtown- SOLD OUT
(1 block)
300 Spring Street
Atlanta, GA 30308

Single/Double - $99

24-hour Restaurant; Lounge; Exercise facility; Outdoor pool; Parking $12/day; Self-service laundry; Windows open; All rooms have full amenities including data ports, modem lines, and safes; Microwave, refrigerator and desk in king/queen rooms only; Children under 18 years free; NEW! Wireless is now available in all rooms, free.

All changes to departure dates must be made at check-in to avoid a $25 penalty charge

Holiday Inn Atlanta Downtown - SOLD OUT
(3 blocks)
101 Andrew Young International Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30303

Single/Double - $99

Restaurant; Lounge; Fitness center; Outdoor pool; Jacuzzi; Parking $15/day; Windows open; All rooms have full amenities including data ports and high speed internet access; Children under 18 years free; Wireless is available in the rooms at no charge.

All changes to departure dates must be made at check-in to avoid a $75 penalty charge.

Best Western Inn at Peachtree-SOLD OUT
(1 block)
330 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30306

Single/Double - $89

No restaurant- complimentary hot breakfast buffet served; Fitness center; Parking $8/day; Self-service laundry; Windows open; All rooms have full amenities including data ports and high speed internet access; No tubs in rooms; Children under 17 years free; Free wireless is available in most rooms

Attention Students

As an alternative housing choice, Atlanta International Hostel is located in the middle of downtown. The City Bus stops in front of the hostel and the subway (MARTA) is 4 blocks up Ponce de Leon Ave. MARTA goes into the Airport near baggage claim and the Amtrak station is only 2 miles. It is approximately ¾ mile from Hyatt or Marriott.

223 Ponce de Leon Avenue
Atlanta GA, USA
(404) 875-9449
fax: (404) 870-0042
website: http://www.hostel-atlanta.com/

Please go online or call directly for further information and reservations.

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