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Travel and Lodging

CONFERENCE LOCATION




TRAVEL BY AIR

Commerce is 50 miles NE of Dallas. To reach our campus from either airport, we recommend you rent a car or contact us at writingdemocracy@gmail.com with subject line "travel" for information about ride sharing.

TRAVEL BY CAR

Directions to campus from any direction available here
Sam Rayburn Student Center
Texas A&M University-Commerce
2200 West Neal Street
Commerce, TX 75428


Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport
Dallas Love Field

Directions from airport to campus available here.




Accommodations


Holiday Inn Express, Commerce, TX
903-886-4777

*** Note: Reservations at conference rate cannot be made online; you must call (903) 886-4777 and ask for the “FRS Group Rate.” 

Conference Rates: $85+applicable taxes for a standard room (double queen or single king).  When making your reservation, ask for the FRS Group Block.  Texas state employees, including teachers, should show a tax exempt form for state tax exemption.   For reservations, do not use the website or call a 1-800 number; you must call (903) 886-4777.

In order to secure the group room rate, reservations must be made by February 20, 2011.
 Reservations made after this date are subject to the prevailing room rate.

The Holiday Inn Express is located at 2207 Culver Street, Commerce, TX 75429
 near WalMart and Lone Star Eatery, Grill, and Bar.  The Holiday Inn Express offers a complimentary continental breakfast, and rooms are equipped with a microwave and small fridge. 

If the hotel reaches capacity, Greenville, TX, which is approximately 20 miles from Commerce, offers the following accommodations:

Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville (no group rate)

3001 Kari Lane, Greenville, TX 75402
(903) 457-9200

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (no group rate)
2901 Mustang Crossing, Greenville, TX 75402
(903) 454-8680 ‎

BEST WESTERN Monica Royale Inn & Suites (no group rates)
3001 Mustang Crossing Annex, Greenville, Texas 75402-3648
903-454-3700

Other less expensive hotels are also available in Greenville, but be certain to read reviews on websites. 

Information about additional hotels in Commerce and surrounding area can be found here.

RESTAURANTS AND OTHER VISITOR INFORMATION