Hotels & Transportation



SAH has negotiated the following room rates for our attendees’ convenience. By choosing to stay at an SAH-contracted hotel, you help us keep conference costs down by reducing potential attrition fees of non-booked hotel rooms. We thank you for your continued support.

All hotels are located within a short walking distance to the Saint Paul RiverCentre.

Holiday Inn Saint Paul Downtown (.2 mile from Saint Paul RiverCentre)
175 7th Street W
Saint Paul, MN 55102
$164 – Single/Double Rate
Booking Link

  • Newly remodeled rooms
  • 24-hour business center
  • In-room fridge and microware
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
To reserve a room, please use the link above or call 651-225-1515 and reference group name Society of Architectural Historians.

Hotel reservation for attendee must be received on or before APRIL 2, 2018 (DEADLINE EXTENDED) to secure the above rate. Hotel will provide complimentary guest room internet.

InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront
 (.4 mile from Saint Paul RiverCentre)
11 East Kellogg Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55101
$169 – Single/Double Rate
Booking Link
Hotel reservation for attendee must be received on or before March 23, 2018 to secure the above rate. Hotel will provide complimentary guest room internet. SAH group rate will be honored 3 days pre-conference and 3 days post-conference, based on availability.

Holiday Inn St. Paul




Metro Transit

Trip Planner:

Metro Transit offers a 24-hour Visitor Pass for $5 that is valid for unlimited rides on Metro Transit buses and on METRO Blue, Green & Red lines (not valid on Northstar or express bus routes). Use it for fast, frequent service to downtown Minneapolis, downtown Saint Paul, and hundreds of popular attractions. Visitor Passes are ONLY available online or at Metro Transit Service Centers; purchase them in advance. 

Amtrak Discount
Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Saint Paul, MN, between April 15, 2018–April 25, 2018. To book your reservation, call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent.

Conference travel on Amtrak cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X32H-999 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.

Airport Shuttle
Coming soon!

Downtown Saint Paul Walking Map
A comprehensive map of downtown and surrounding neighborhoods that includes hotels, restaurants, attractions, metro transit stops, skyway system and much more.

Downtown Skyway Map
It's easy to get around Saint Paul, even in inclement weather. The "connection" links RiverCentre convention center to the skyway system. 

Downtown Attractions Map

Saint Paul Parking App
Free app to help with parking in Saint Paul at


SAH 2018 St Paul Conference

SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation for its operating support.
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