The Balticon 44 hotel is the Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Road,
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031 (Phone: 410-785-7000)
Balticon has a special rate of $135 per night, plus taxes and fees.
To make a reservation online, use the Marriott Hunt Valley Balticon
For reservations by phone, call 800-228-9290 and tell them you are
If you need special accommodations, or have any questions or problems,
hotel AT balticon DOT org.
TRAVEL TO MARRIOTT'S HUNT VALLEY INN:
Find and take I-95 or I-295 North. Follow the Points South info below.
From Washington, DC and Points South:
Take I-95 North until you reach I-695. Take the left-lane exit North
towards Towson onto I-695. From I-695, take I-83 North towards York,
PA. and then follow I-83 North.
From Points North via I-95:
Take I-95 South to I-695. Take the I-695 exit West towards Towson. From
I-695, take the I-83 exit North towards York, PA. Then follow I-83
North directions below.
Five miles North of the I-695/I-83 interchange is exit 20A, Shawan Road
East. Take this exit, the hotel is at the bottom of the ramp on the
From Points North via I-83:
Take I-83 South and get off at exit 20A, Shawan Road East. After going
under the highway, you must immediately cut across the ramp on the
right to take a right turn into the hotel entrance. Or, continue to the
light, take a right turn, and another right turn into the parking lot
of the office building on the right. Go around the office building, and
you can get to the hotel through the parking lot..
There is free parking around the hotel on all sides. Huge free parking
lots on the east side of the hotel. Do remember to lock your cars and
hide valuables; even though we are outside the urban area, please take
precautions typical of a suburban shopping mall's parking lot.
runs between the Hunt Valley Mall (across and up the street
from our hotel) in the north, and BWI in the south. Trains run until at
least 11 pm on weekdays, 7 pm on Sundays and holidays, but if you
travel during non-peak times you may have to transfer trains to get to
There are two stations you can use. The Hunt Valley station is at the
intersection of Shawan Road and York Road, which is about 3 blocks from
the hotel. You can walk to the hotel by crossing Shawan Road, a four
lane highway, and walking 3 blocks west on Shawan Road.
The Pepper Road Station is the stop before the Hunt Valley Station. Get
off at Pepper Road and walk west on Pepper Road for one block. Look to
your northwest, the big brick hotel that does not have a sign is the
Marriott Hunt Valley Inn. Cross Pepper Road and then cross the huge
parking lots to get there. This stop is closer and you don't need to
cross a four lane highway.
Bring rolling luggage or a dolly because it is a walk either way. Check
with the MTA for exact rail schedule. You can also call MTA at
If you have a reservation at the hotel call them at 410-785-7000 once
you get to the Light Rail Station, and they will pick you up if the van
is available. If you do not have a reservation you can call Jimmy's Cab
Company at 410-296- 7200 and they will move you the 1500 ft. to the
hotel. (four football fields in length distance).
You will arrive at Penn Station (downtown Baltimore - avoid
middle of night due to no light rail, check schedules). You can reach
AMTRAK at 800-523-8720 or 800-872-7245. Then take the Light Rail north
to the hotel or find a taxi.
You will arrive in downtown Baltimore at 2110 Hains St. You
can take the 27 bus to travel 0.9 mi. to the Camden Yards station, or
walk 0.5 mi. to the Hamburg Street Light Rail station and take it to
the hotel. Check schedules to make sure you can make connections.
Airport General Information: 800-435-9294 or 410-859-7100
or 410-859-7111. Take Light Rail or one of the Shuttle Services based
at the Airport.
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