Hotel and Travel

Conference Hotel
The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown is the official Conference Hotel. It is conveniently located near Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art and is directly across the street from the historic Reading Terminal Market which houses many dining options. The hotel offers sleek, intelligently appointed hotel rooms, a range of luxury resources, including plush bedding, flat-screen TVs, premium bathroom products, and room service. OAKE has contracted a block of sleeping rooms in the Official Conference Hotel for our conference attendees’ and choir families’ use. If this block is not filled, OAKE will sustain a substantial penalty (up to $200,000). This would ultimately impact the fiscal health of OAKE and likely result in higher registration fees for future years.

Phone: (877) 901-6632, mention OAKE to receive our contracted rates.

The OAKE Conference Rate expires at 5 PM (EST) on FEBRUARY 24, 2017
OR when the OAKE room block is sold out, whichever comes first.

IMPORTANT: The OAKE Conference Rate applies to a fixed number of rooms. The room block may be sold out well before the expiration date; please book your hotel rooms early. If the hotel room block becomes filled and cannot accept further reservations, additional hotels and lodging options will be listed here.



Airline Information
Reservation discounts and ticketing are available via

  • Select Book Your Flight and this will bring you to the Book A Flight page
  • Enter the meeting code NMP3D in the box provided

Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 1-800-328-1111 M – F, 7 AM – 7 PM CDT. Please Note: There is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number.

Airport Transportation
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) provides train service between the Airport and Center City on the Airport Regional Rail Line. Trains run every 30 minutes and operate from 4:20 am to 11:40 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 5:07 am to 12:30 am (Airport to Center City). The one-way, on-board, cash only fare to Center City is $8.00. To get to the Marriott, take the airport line towards Center City. Exit at Jefferson Station. Follow the signage to the Marriott hotel, which will be two escalators up from the train platform.



Hotel/Philadelphia Parking
Use the following link to find Daily Parking rates:

Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Parking
The Kimmel Center is a 15 minute walk along Broad Street from the Conference Hotel. The entrance to the Kimmel Center Parking Garage is located just south of the Broad Street entrance to the building and can be accessed only by cars traveling south on Broad Street. Parking may be pre-purchased online for either the Kimmel Center Garage or the Avenue of the Arts Garage. Pre-paid parking is available most weekends and weekday evenings. Pre-paid parking is not available on all performance dates. For more information, please go to 


Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Front desk: (215) 625-2900
$199 Single/Double/Triple/Quad
Reservations: (877) 901-6632


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Click the square above to visit the Philadelphia Convention and Visitor's Bureau which provides access to information on sight-seeing and attractions, dining, city information, and discounts. These categories plus more can be found by scrolling through the Things To Do options.