North American Paleontological Convention

Feb. 15-18, 2014

Location and Accommodations

Conference Location:

The 2014 North American Paleontological Convention will be held February 15-18, 2014 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center located at 1714 SW 34th St in Gainesville, FL.

Hotel Accommodations:

Please make your reservations early to ensure you have a place at our affiliated hotels during Florida's tourist season

Hilton University of Florida (Host Hotel) 
A block of rooms have been reserved at the UF Hilton. Please note that the block of rooms is limited and your reservation must be made no later than Monday, January 13, 2014. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-HILTONS (Group Code DCE214) or online at the following link:  

In order to get the State/Federal employee rate you need to contact the group reservation coordinator at 352-384-3490 or email


State (Florida) Attendees (must present ID) $90/night
Federal Attendees (must present ID) $99/night
All other Attendees $139/night

Other Conference Affiliated Hotels:

The following conference affiliated hotels have blocks of rooms reserved for NAPC attendees. These hotels are approximately two miles from the convention. See below for information on Transportation.

Courtyard by Marriott Gainesville
3700 S.W. 42ndSt., Gainesville, FL. 32608
Phone: (352) 335-9100
Rates: $139 (plus 11% accommodation tax)

The Lodge at Gainesville
3726 S.W. 40thBlvd., Gainesville, FL. 32608
Phone: (800) 843-8735
Reservations can be made by calling (800) 843-8735 (Group code: NAPC).




Feb.17th (Mon.)

Feb.18th (Tue.)






 *Not including Alachua County accommodation taxes (~11%)

Comfort Inn University
3440 S.W. 40thBlvd., Gainesville, FL. 32608
Phone: (352) 264-1771
Rates: $79 (plus 11% accommodation tax)

Red Roof Inn Gainesville
3500 S.W. 42nd St., Gainesville, FL. 32608
Phone: (352) 336-3311
Rates: $79 (plus 11% accommodation tax)


If you aren't staying at the host hotel (Hilton UF), bus transportation will be available at The Lodge listed above which will take you to and from the conference at the UF Hilton. Some of the other conference affiliated hotels are in close distance to The Lodge - you are welcome to walk to the lodge to take bus transportation to the UF Hilton.

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