Hotel & Travel

Conference Hotel

LOEX 2019 will be held in Minneapolis, MN, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. LOEX has a room block reserved at $149/night.
- To get the LOEX rate, either call 888-421-1442 or use this special online reservation form. (basically sold out, but may have a few rooms available until April 24, 2019).

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis

Overflow Hotel #1Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown: 0.5 miles from the conference hotel.
- This hotel (at the rate of $149/night) is sold out.

Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown (Overflow #1)
1101 4th Avenue South in Minneapolis

Overflow Hotel #2Holiday Inn Express & Suites Minneapolis-Dwtn: 0.4 miles from the conference hotel.
- This hotel (at the rate of $145/night) is sold out.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown (Overflow #2)
225 South 11th Street in Minneapolis (612-341-3300)

Map of Minneapolis



Valet parking and self-parking are available at special rates -- just tell the parking attendant you're there for LOEX:

  • Valet ($39 a day)
  • Self-parking ($24 per 24 hours)

Parking Locations:

  • Loring Park ramp, adjacent to the Hyatt Regency: (early bird pricing available – enter between 6 and 8 AM, out before 8 PM)
  • Minneapolis Convention Center: (early bird pricing available before 8 AM) Orchestra Hall ramp (11th and Marquette)
  • Other ramps and lots are available nearby.

Local Transportation from the Airport

Ride the Blue Line (lightrail) northbound towards Target Field. Get off at the Nicollet Mall station. Look for the FREE RIDE busses on Nicollet Mall and take a bus southbound to the Alice Rainville Place stop.

Both Lyft and Uber operate in the Twin Cities. Look for designated pickup locations at each airport.

No dogsled or snowshoes will be needed for our conference (though the latest snow on record was June 4, 1935).

Exploring Minneapolis?

Check out this area guide created for LOEX 2019 by It includes local attractions, dining, and transportation options in and around downtown Minneapolis.

Riding the bus in the downtown zone to restaurants and other locations is just $.50.

Nice Ride is a non-profit bike sharing system. Simply take a bike, and return it to any station in the system when you arrive at your destination. Additional maps and travel tips are available from Meet Minneapolis.