Lodging & Meals


The following meals are included with registration:
  • Friday: Dinner
  • Saturday: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Sunday: Breakfast
Lunch at the 2011 NER Conference @ Columbia

Lunch at the 2011 Northeast Region Conference 

at Columbia University


Preferred: Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia

1800 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, USA 19103
Phone: (215) - 561 – 7500

Room Rates Available Until October 30, 2012 *deadline extended*:
Single Rate: $139/night
Double Rate: $139/night

Details: Each guest will receive shuttle tokens for round trips to the university from the hotel. Please use the block code 'ENGI11162012' to the access discounted rates online, or telephone reservations can be made by calling 617-806-4653 and requesting the Engineers Without Borders group discount rate. Discounted rates available only for November 16th and 17th and guests have until October 17, 2012 October 24, 2012 October 30, 2012 to reserve their room.

Note: There was an error with the online booking, which said there were no rooms available. This issue has been fixed and the reservation deadline has been extended by 1 week. 

Nearby hotels

Sheraton (0.3 miles)
(215) 387-8000
3549 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Holiday Inn Express Midtown (1.5 miles)
(215) 735-9300
1305 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
*Sold out

Best Western (1.5 miles)
(215) 568-8300
501 N 22nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130-3507
*Only rooms for Friday night

Inn at Penn (0.3 miles)
1-(215) 222-0200
3600 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Double Tree (1.5 miles)
237 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107-5686
*Sold out


The EWB-USA University of Pennsylvania Student Chapter will be offering limited "couch surfing" for visiting students. Please email Stephen Masso at smasso@seas.upenn.edu if you are interested. 

Out of hosts.