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GOMD 2012 Hotel & Travel Information


2012 Glass & Optical Materials Division Spring Meeting


Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

1 South Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102
1-877-845-7354 | 314-421-1776


The cut-off date for discounted rates has passed. In addition, the Hilton St. Louis is sold out on some nights during GOMD 2012. Please contact the Hilton to discuss room availability at their regular rate.

The closest hotels to the Hilton are the Hyatt Regency St Louis At The Arch and the Millennium Hotel St. Louis. Please note, ACerS does not have a room block at any of these hotels. You may be able to find better deals at other nearby hotels.

Hyatt Regency St Louis At The Arch
315 Chestnut
Saint Louis, MO 63102
(314) 655-1234
Millennium Hotel St. Louis
200 South 4th Street
St. Louis, MO 63102-1804
(314) 241-9500


Visa Information

If you are a non U.S. resident planning to attend this meeting, please note that the process of obtaining a visa to enter the United States may take several months.  If you require an invitation letter in order to obtain a visa, please send an email with your full name, mailing address, telephone number, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, passport issue date and passport expiration date to invitationletters@ceramics.org to obtain an official invitation from The American Ceramic Society.

Airport Information
St. Louis is served by the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL). The airport is approximately 14 miles from the hotel. Driving directions from the airport to the hotel can be found on the Hilton’s web site.


Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
10701 Lambert International Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63145-0212


Airport Transportation
Shuttle Service
Go Best Express Shuttle provides service to the Hilton from the St. Louis airport. Shared ride shuttles leave St. Louis Lambert International Airport approximately every 15 to 30 minutes between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. and begin servicing routes to the airport at 4 a.m. Shuttles outside these hours require reservations. Please check for availability. Reservations will guarantee a seat on the van for you and your guests. Shuttles to the airport require reservations.

1-877-STL- GOVAN (1-877-785-4682) Customer Service Representatives are available 24 hours a day.
Or book online at www.gobestexpress.com


Taxi Service
Taxi cab service may be picked up from:
Terminal: 1 Exit Door 14 -to Terminal: 1 Garage Yellow Level
Terminal: 2 Exit Door 12
Exact fares depend on final destination. Each taxi will have an Airport Use Fee of $3.00 per pickup. The approximate cost of taxi service to the Hilton is $35.


Discounted Parking at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
Self-Parking is $12.00
Valet Parking is $20.00




Internet Options
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark offers complimentary wireless internet access in public spaces and guest rooms.


Check In/Check Out
Check in time is 4 p.m.
Check out time is 11 a.m.


Area Attractions
Journey to the top of the Gateway Arch, interact with butterflies, try your hand at some science experiments or immerse yourself in a little arts and culture – it’s all in a day’s fun in St. Louis, Missouri. From sports and shopping to tours and attractions, check out what St. Louis has to offer by visiting Explore St. Louis.


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