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    77th Annual Meeting of AAST and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery and 4th World Trauma Congress

    September 26-29, 2018

    Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Hotel
    San Diego, CA
      


    All education sessions, posters and exhibits will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel, the headquarter hotel. Please visit www.aast.org for more information regarding the hotel, local activities, and transportation, including a link to the Manchester Grand Hyatt website. 

    The Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel, ideally situated on San Diego Bay, near the city’s popular Seaport Village and the Gaslamp Quarter. The hotel offers spacious guest rooms with flat-screen TVs, deluxe bedding, designated workspaces, complimentary basic Wi-Fi, and windows that open to capture sea breezes off San Diego Bay. The Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel offers a variety of dining options from Sally’s Fish House & Bar, a waterfront, wood fired seafood grill; Redfield’s Sport Bar; Market One for your on-the-go options; Grand Lobby Bar with live music and Top of the Hyatt with incredible views. Otherwise, enjoy their two rooftop pools, bay-view sundeck, 24 hour gym, Iconic, A Marilyn Monroe™ Spa, and four sports courts including two tennis courts, basketball, volleyball and shuffleboard. 

    Hotel Information:

    Listed below are all the hotels AAST has negotiated discounted room rates with.  Room availability is on a first come first serve basis.  Please note additional information on each hotel, is listed below the chart.

    Hotel

    Room Rate*

    Booking Information

    Distance 

    Manchester Grand Hyatt

    Headquarters Hotel

     

    Cut off date:  August 24, 2018

    $235/night -  single/double $285/night – triple/quad 

    ** Government Rates available for a limited number of rooms. 

    888-421-1442

    Reference: American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    Reserve Here 

    Book Government Rate Rooms

    Only select dates available. Monday, September 24 – September 29

    None

    Embassy Suites San Diego Bay – Downtown

     

    Cut-off date:  August 31, 2018

    $235/night – single/double

    $255/night – Bay View Suite based on hotel availability

    ** Government Rates available for a limited number of rooms.

    800-774-1500

    Reference:  American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and World Trauma Congress 

    Reserve Here

    Book Government Rate Rooms

    Limited number of rooms

    5 minute walk

    Porto Vista Hotel

     

    Cut off date: August 28, 2018

    $179/night – single double

    619-544-0164

    Reference:  American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and World Trauma Congress

    Reserve Here

    In the Group Code section enter:  AAST9

    Complimentary hotel shuttle to/from Manchester Grand Hyatt

    10 minute drive (located in Little Italy neighborhood).

    Public transportation available.

    Please contact hotel for more information.

    *Rates listed do not include state and local taxes

     

     

    Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Hotel
    1 Market Place
    San Diego, California, USA 92101
    Phone: 619-232-1234
    For the Hotel’s main web page, click here
    (do not use this link to book your room, please see link below).

     

    Booking Your Room:

    AAST has negotiated a block of rooms at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Hotel for attendees of the 77th Annual Meeting of AAST and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery and 4th World Trauma Congress. The Run of House room rate is $235/night single/double and $285/night triple/quad. The room rates listed above don’t include state and local taxes (currently 10.5% Occupancy + 2% TMD Assessment and .65 per night City of San Diego tax) and are subject to change. Additional person charge is waived for children under 18 when sharing with their parents, using existing bedding. Maximum occupancy per room is 4 persons.

    The AAST group room rates will be honored three days prior and three days after the Annual Meeting dates of September 26-29, 2018, based on availability. The cut-off date to receive the special AAST rate is Friday, August 24, 2018.  Reservations received after the cut-off date, or after the room block fills, will be based on space and rate availability.

    Reservations can be made by clicking here or calling 888-421-1442 and reference: American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) Annual Meeting.

    CANCELLATION: Cancellation must be received at least 72 hours prior to arrival in order to avoid a cancellation fee of one night’s room and tax. 

    Hotel check-in is 4:00 pm. Every effort is made to accommodate guests arriving before the check-in time; however, rooms may not be immediately available. Checkout time is 11:00 am. 

    EARLY DEPARTURE FEE: To avoid an early checkout fee of one night’s room and tax, please advise the Hotel at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay. 

    ** Please note that a credit card is required at time of booking to guarantee the reservation. Credit card will only be charged if late cancellation or no show.    

    The Manchester Grand Hyatt is 2.9 miles from the San Diego International Airport and .5 miles from the Santa Fe Depot.

    For driving directions to the Manchester Grand Hyatt, please contact the hotel directly or click here

    Parking: Self-parking is currently $35 plus taxes per day and valet parking is currently $49 plus taxes per day.

    Dining

    For information on dining options at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, click here

    Things To Do

    For information on things to do while staying at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, click here.

     

    Overflow Hotels

    AAST has overflow room blocks at the following properties:

     

    Embassy Suites San Diego Bay - Downtown

    601 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92101

    Phone: (619) 239-2400 Fax: (619) 239-1520

    Located within a 5 minute walk from the Manchester Grand Hyatt

    Rate: $235/night plus taxes (currently 12.75%) for single/double occupancy. All suites are sold on a Run-Of-House basis. To guaranteed bay view suites, there is an additional $20 nightly surcharge.

    Reservations can be made by clicking here or call Hilton Reservations at (800) 774–1500 and ask for the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) and World Trauma Congress (WTC) rate.

    All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card or advance deposit at the time of booking.

    Reservation Cut-Off Date: Friday, August 31, 2018; Reservations received after the cut-off date, or after the room block fills, will be based on space and rate availability.

    Cancellation Policy: 72 hours prior to confirmed arrival or will forfeit one night’s room and tax.

    Early Departure Fee: To avoid an early checkout fee of one night’s room & tax, please advise the Hotel at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay.

    Check-in: 4:00 pm / Check-out: 12:00 noon.

    Parking: Valet parking is currently $50 plus taxes per night.

    Amenities: Complimentary breakfast buffet, complimentary nightly reception, complimentary internet in guest rooms, and

    complimentary 24 hour fitness center with indoor pool.

     

    Porto Vista Hotel

    1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101

    Phone: 619-544-0164 Fax: 619-237-9940

    Located in San Diego’s historic Little Italy district and within a 10 minute drive of the Manchester Grand Hyatt.

    Rate: $179/night plus taxes (currently 12.75%) for single/double occupancy and $15 for each additional person.

    Reservations can be made by clicking here and then when asked “Do you have a group code”, enter “AAST9” or contact the Hotel directly at 619-544-0164 and ask for Reservations and then the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) and World Trauma Congress (WTC) rate.

    A major credit card or advance deposit is required at the time of booking for one night’s room and tax.

    Reservation Cut-Off Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018; Reservations received after the cut-off date, or after the room block fills, will be based on space and rate availability.

    Cancellation Policy: By 3:00 pm, 48 hours prior to confirmed arrival or will forfeit one night’s room and tax.

    Early Departure Fee: To avoid an early checkout fee of one night’s room & tax, please advise the Hotel at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay.

    Check-in: 3:00 pm / Check-out: 11:00 am.

    Parking: Valet parking for standard cars is currently $25 plus taxes per night; for large vehicles (16’-19’ average size trucks and vans) - $35 plus taxes per night; Extended Size Vehicles (over 19’ in length) - $50 plus taxes per night.

    Complimentary Amenities: SAN airport shuttle from 7 am to 8 pm daily, shuttle to/from Manchester Grand Hyatt for AAST attendees, hot breakfast buffet, basic internet in guest rooms, and fitness center.

      

    Government Rated Rooms 

    AAST has contracted a limited number of Government rooms at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego and the Embassy Suites San Diego Bay - Downtown. To qualify for government per diem rates, guests must present a valid form of identification at check-in that consists of:

    For U.S. Federal Government Per Diem Rates:

    • Personnel badge or ID card issued to U.S. Federal Government civilian employees
    • Official Government/Military Travel Orders/Proof of Official Duty Status (some hotels may require travel orders in addition to another form of ID)
    • U.S. Military ID card issued to U.S. Military Personnel on Official Travel
    • Common Access Card (CAC) issued to U.S. Federal Government civilian employees and U.S. Military Personnel on Official Travel (excludes CAC cards issued to contractors and retired military)
    • U.S. Federal Government issued Visa, MasterCard or American Express Card (i.e. SmartPay Credit Card)
    • Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) identification card
    • Native American Tribal Government ID card
    • Canadian government or active-duty military issued ID or credit card

    For State and Local Government Per Diem Rates:

    • State or local government issued personnel badge or ID card
    • Official Travel orders on original state or local government letterhead

    If, for some reason you cannot provide one of these forms of identification, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego will provide you the AAST Group Rate.

    If you can meet these requirements, click here to reserve your government rated room at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego or click here for the Embassy Suites San Diego Bay - Downtown.

     

    Travel Information

    Air Transportation
    AAST has arranged special meeting discounts on United Airlines. These special discounts are available by booking with United directly, through a travel agent, or online.

    United Airlines
    800-426-1122
    7:00 am–9:00 pm CST; Monday–Friday
    8:00 am–5:00 pm CST; Saturday–Sunday
    ACS Z Code: ZE6B
    Agreement Code: 838205

    Purchase your ticket online at united.com and receive a discount off the lowest applicable fares. When booking online, please enter ZE6B838205 to receive your discount.  Area/Zone fares based on geographic location are also available with no Saturday night stay required.

    Ground Transportation
    Taxi cabs from the airport to the Manchester Grand Hyatt are approximately $15 USD one way. 

    Airport Shuttle
    SuperShuttle is designated as the official airport shuttle company for the 2017 AAST Annual Meeting.  Special discounts are available on roundtrip reservations made online. To receive these special discounts, be sure to utilize the online reservation link below.

    SuperShuttle
    Discount Code:  FACS1
    Online Reservations

    Car Rental
    Avis is designated as the official car rental company for the 2017 AAST Annual Meeting.  Special meeting rates and discounts are available on a wide selection of GM and other fine cars. To receive these special rates, be sure to mention your Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number when you call.

    Avis Reservations
    800-331-1600
    Online Reservations
    AWD Number: B169699

     

    Note regarding Unauthorized Registration and Housing Services:

    It has come to our attention there are companies operating on the internet claiming to offer registration and housing services for AAST Meetings. These companies are not affiliated with AAST and do not offer any services on our behalf. You may receive e-mails or phone calls from these companies urging you to book hotel rooms or register for the meeting(s). Registration and housing should only be accessed from the AAST website. Housing reservations should be made directly with the hotel.