VAF 2023 Annual Meeting 

May 17-20, 2023
Plymouth, Massachusetts


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About the Conference    Conference Schedule    Lodging & Travel   Conference Costs Registration

Conference Lodging

Hotel 1620

180 Water Street

Plymouth, Massachusetts 78205

phone: (508) 747-4900

fax: 210-222-8863

Hotel 1620 Website

VAF has secured a block of rooms at the Hotel 1620.  When booking, please contact the hotel directly (phone call or website using code word VERNACULAR) or you will not be in our book of rooms.


Hotel room rates quoted below are per room, per night, and subject to prevailing city, county, and state taxes, fees and assessments. Rates are guaranteed until TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2023. Plymouth is a destination site and there is already a wedding on-site Friday night, so please make your reservations soon to ensure your conference rate.



 Single Double  Triple  Quad 
Run of House Standard Room Tuesday - Thursday  $159  $159  $179  $179
Run of House Standard Rooms Friday & Saturday  $189  $189  $209  $209


METHOD OF RESERVATION  

Attendees may contact the hotel at 1-508-747-4900 between the hours of 9AM - 6PM and ask to speak with the reservations department. Please make sure to reference the group name (VERNACULAR) when making your reservations

 

On-line reservations may be made on www.hotel1620.com. To get the conference room rate enter the PROMO code VERNACULAR

Check-in is at 4 pm and checkout is at 11 am.

Any room cancelled within three days of arrival will be charged one night's room and tax. Any room guaranteed for late arrival that is not utilized will be charged one night's room and tax. 


Travel & Transportation

1) Via automobile (easiest and cheapest for distances of up to 350 miles depending on starting point).*

From Northeast; I 95 to Route 1 south; to I 93 south to Rt. 3; to Rt. 44 EAST straight on to Samoset St; around rotary 3 exits; to north on Water Street to Hotel Entrance. 

From North; I 93 to Rt. 3; to Rt. 44 EAST straight on to Samoset St; around rotary 3 exits; tonorth on Water Street to Hotel Entrance. 

From West; I 90 to I 495 south; to Rt. 44 Middleboro; west to Rt. 3; south to Rt. 44 EAST straight on to Samoset St; around rotary 3 exits; tonorth on Water Street to Hotel Entrance. 

From Southwest; I 95 to I 495 south; to Rt. 44 Middleboro; west to Rt. 3; south to Rt. 44 EAST straight on to Samoset St; around rotary 3 exits; tonorth on Water Street to Hotel Entrance. 

From Cape Cod; Rt 6 to Rt 3 north; Rt 3 north to Rt Rt. 44 EAST straight on to Samoset St; around rotary 3 exits; tonorth on Water Street to Hotel Entrance. 

2) RAIL: Amtrak to Boston South Station. MBTA Commuter Rail, South Station to Kingston https://www.mbta.com/schedules/CR-Kingston/timetable; pick up GATRA Bus at Station to Plymouth Center Mayflower Stop; Walk to Hotel 1620  It is also possible to take the Plymouth Brockton Bus from South Station to the Plymouth Visitor Center drop off.**

3) Air to Logan International Airport; order tickets online for Plymouth-Brockton Bus from Logan to Plymouth, Route 3 Visitor Center. https://www.p-b.com/schedules/ Organize an uber to the Hotel 1620.

*Automobile travel through Boston is generally clogged during rush hour for those driving from the north, so try to get through Boston and the O'Neil Tunnel before 3:00 p.m. or after 7:30 p.m.

** Buy Plymouth Brockton bus tickets online [need to look up schedule and current prices] as the buses are normally quite busy during commuting hours. You may buy single or round trip tickets but we urge you to reserve a spot as spaces sell out for some time slots, particularly during weekdays.


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