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Hotel Information

The Hilton Albuquerque and the Fairfield Inn Albuquerque are full-service hotels, located approximately one mile from the University of New Mexico. The hotels share an indoor/outdoor swimming pool with saunas and jacuzzi, amenities also include a fitness center, free cable television and pay-per-view movies, free local phone calls, and complimentary parking for all registered guests. The Fairfield Inn Albuquerque also offers complimentary continental breakfast. The reservation deadline for the 2004 Congress is October 1, 2004.

Hilton Albuquerque
Fairfield Inn Albuquerque
Hilton Albuquerque
Fairfield Inn Albuquerque

   1901 University Blvd., NE
   Albuquerque, NM 87102

   Tel: 505-884-2500, ext. 3009

  • Single to quadruple rooms are $72.00 per night.
  • Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-274-6835
    or 505-884-2500, or on-line at: http://www.hilton.com.
    Use group code: “PHY”
  • All room charges are subject to a 10% tax (subject to change).

1760 Menaul Blvd., NE
   Albuquerque, NM 87102

   Tel: 505-889-4000

  • Single to quadruple rooms are $59.00 per night.
  • Complimentary continental breakfast included.
  • Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at
    1. Ask for in-house reservations
    2. Use group name: “Sigma Pi Sigma Congress”
  • All room charges are subject to a 10% tax (subject to change).

     The Deadline for hotel reservations is October 1st.    

     Deposit Information

  • Reservations at either hotel require the equivalent of the first night’s stay as a deposit.

    Cancellations & Changes

  • Cancellations & changes must be made directly with the hotel, at least 24 hours prior to arrival to guarantee deposit refund.
Shuttle Bus Schedule
University of New Mexico Campus Map
UNM Map (pdf)

Area Attractions
Albuquerque & Surrounding Area Attractions

Odds and Ends
    Odds and Ends (pdf)

    Hotel Information

    The Hilton and Fairfield Hotels are located on the same campus. The hotels are about 1.5 miles from the University of New Mexico. Hotel parking is complementary (fee for valet). See brochure for more info.

    Airport Transportation
    Plan to take a taxi to the hotel. Distance: 5 miles; Travel time: ~15 minutes; Fare: typical minimum charge is $12.00. Directions: Travel North on Yale to Gibson, West on Gibson to University, North on University, approximately 5 miles to hotels.

    Busing between Hotels and University of New Mexico
    Registrants are strongly encouraged to use the shuttle for transporation to the Congress, APS 4-Corners, and AAPT meetings. Shuttle buses will run on Friday, October 15th from 10am - 10pm, and on Saturday, October 16th from 7am - 10pm. Board the buses in front of the Hilton Hotel (the University Blvd. entrance). Note: The Fairfield is right next door.
    The complete shuttle schedule can be viewed here.

    The Congress begins at 12:15pm on Friday. Lunch is on your own. You can purchase lunch at the hotel, in the surrounding area, or in the Student Union (where the Congress will be held) in the food court. (Companions joining the Congress for dinner may arrive on later buses). We will also run buses on Saturday, October 16th. The hotels’ front desks will be made aware of the bus departure schedule.

    Parking at the University
    If you need to park on campus, please email sps@aip.org by Monday, October 11. Permits are required. See the Odds-N-Ends flyer for details.

    Albuquerque in October is remarkable! Weather during the day is usually sunny, in the low-to-mid 70’s. Temperatures can dip below freezing in the early morning hours, however.

    Dress Code
    As the entire Congress is taking place at the University of New Mexico; there is no time to change for dinner. Please come dressed in business-casual clothing (i.e. a level above jeans, shorts, and t-shirts).

    Albuquerque & Local Attractions – Arrive early or stay late to experience a bit of Albuquerque!

  • Odds and Ends (pdf version)
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