30th Annual APPE International Conference

Hotel & Travel Information

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel
35 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-9100

February 25 – 28, 2021

Open since 1931, the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza hotel is one of the world's finest examples of the French Art Deco style and is a charter member of the Historic Hotels of America.  With rare Brazilian rosewood paneling, two-story ceiling murals, and original German silver-nickel sconces, its beauty and charm are greatly admired.  Click here for gallery photos of this amazing venue!  

Hotel Reservations

The APPE negotiated rate with the hotel is $153 per night for single or double occupation.  This rate will also be honored three days before and after the 2021 conference.

A link for online reservations will be provided by June.  

If you wish to reserve your room by phone, you may call the hotel directly at 1-513-421-9100 or at 1-800-HILTONS.  Please, notify them you are with the APPE annual conference to receive the conference rate.

Note: The deadline for hotel reservations at the conference rate is February 3, 2021. 

Getting There / Transportation Information

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati at the corner of Fifth and Race Streets.  It is easily accessible from Interstates I-71 and I-75 and is serviced by Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). 

The hotel's luggage, valet, and self-parking options are on the left side of Race Street between West Fifth and West Fourth Streets.  Please use 418 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio  45202 for your GPS destination (please note that this is NOT the hotel's mailing address). 

The hotel does not have a complimentary shuttle to the airport or other destinations.  Both Lyft and Uber are authorized to operate at CVG.   Click here for more information about transportation options to/from the airport.  

  Estimated Minimum Charge (in US dollars)
 To/From Hotel & Airport
Limousine $125.00  
Super Shuttle               $24.00 
Rental Car Varies
Taxi $34.00 

 

 

 

 

 

Driving Directions from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

Distance:  12 miles.  Drive Time:  15 minutes.  Take I-275 East to I-75 North.  Take 5th Street Exit and go three blocks east to Race Street.  To park, turn right on Race Street.  Luggage drop-off is on the left.  Valet and self parking is just past the doorman on the left.  Valet under the green arrow and self parking is in Mabley Garage.  Click here to access a map. 

Hotel Parking

There is both valet and self-parking accessible to hotel guests but parking is owned and operated separately from the hotel.  APPE does not have a contracted discounted rate for conference parking. 

Self Parking:  $31 / day in the Mabley Garage (in/out)
Valet Parking:  $36 / day located under the hotel (in/out)

Things to Do

Explore shopping and dining options at Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati or visit Carew Tower via an enclosed skyway from the hotel. 

Sports, arts and museum venues downtown and just minutes from the hotel include:

    • Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar stop (two blocks away)
    • Paul Brown Stadium
    • U.S. Bank Arena
    • Aronoff Center for the Performing Arts
    • The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
    • Contemporary Arts Center and Taft Museum

The expansive Banks entertainment area, just four blocks from the hotel, hosts restaurants such as Moerlein Lager House, Tin Roof, Ruth's Chris, and more.  Nearby retail stores include:  Hunt Club, Stafford Jewelers, Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany & Co., and The Booksellers on Fountain Square and Palomino. 

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