Renaissance Harborplace Hotel

hotel exterior, night, harbor in foreground

Balticon will be held at The Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA, inside the Baltimore Inner Harbor Entertainment District. Multiple shops, restaurants and entertainment venues are adjacent to the hotel. See the map below for hotel location.

Public Transportation and Parking

Information about public transportation and options for parking downtown will be added later.

Room Parties

If you wish to host a party in your room, please contact the party coordinator at for guidelines and details on how to reserve a room on the party floor.

Reserve a Guest Room

The Balticon Sleeping Room Block, per our contract terms, has a room rate of $155.00 per night (City and State taxes additional 17.5%) for King Bed or Double Queens. The block closes on 5/6/2022 so book your rooms well before that date. If you decide to cancel you room reservation for any reason remember to do so more than 72 hours before check-in to avoid fees.

Make your reservation online at:

You may enter special requests for your room. On Guest Info webpage, after the guest info entries and the Rewards Program, is a Requests section. In that section is a text box labeled “Additional Requests.” Enter any special request for things you need for/about your room in that text box. Also send your name and the reservation acknowledgement number and the text of your special request to and we will tell the hotel from our side to pay maximum attention to your request.

When you reach the Receipt page, if you want a printed receipt, choose the “Actions” link and then select print. Be sure to do this before you move past that page.

To make reservations or changes to reservations by phone, please use the following dedicated Group Reservations phone number in order to make sure you are able to remain within the block. Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-212-5752. Tell them the date, hotel info, and that the Group Code is BALTICON 2022.

Remember, in Maryland you can always extend your stay an extra day once you are in the room by calling the front desk if you wish to stay over an extra night.

If at any time you need help with a hotel issue before or during the con, email