Hotel & Travel

IEEE CNS 2016 will be held at the Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel

The Sheraton Philadelphia University City is a dynamic lifestyle hotel with a contemporary urban design and lifestyle amenities for business and leisure travelers. The hotel offers cutting edge technology, warm hospitality and beautiful social spaces where you are free to relax, meet, work, dine and do your thing.


3549 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19104 United States
Phone:(1)(215) 387-8000
Fax:(1)(215) 387-7920

IEEE CNS 2016 Rate

$155 USD Single/Double, plus tax
$299 USD Suite, plus tax
$10 additional person , plus tax
Room Rate includes complimentary WiFi
Rate may be extended 3 days before and after the meeting based on availability. 
To make your reservation go to:  IEEE CNS 2016/LLN6WD25LWB Att00-2KKEOP6

The room block will be released at 17:00 EDT on Monday 26 September 2016.  After this date/time you may not be able to book a room at the group rate.


The IEEE Communications Society has a contractual obligation to fill a guaranteed block. Significant financial penalties will be assessed should IEEE CNS 2016 fall short of the expected number of guest rooms' attendee. By staying at a conference hotel, you will enjoy the convenience of residing at the conference venue and to a far greater extent provide valued assistance in support of IEEE ComSoc's financial obligations.


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Philadelphia International Airport (IATA: PHL)
Philadelphia International Airport (IATA: PHL) is the largest airport in the Delaware Valley region and in the state. Philadelphia International Airport is also a focus city for ultra-low cost airline Frontier Airlines. The airport has service to destinations in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. 
Ground transportation to/from the airport
Travel Distance to Hotel: Approximately 7.0 miles
Fee: $28 for 1 person (flat rate), $29.50 for 2 people (flat rate)
Travel Time: Approximately 20 minutes
Hours: 24 hours
A taxi stand is located immediately outside baggage claim at each terminal
Shuttle Van
Fee: $10 per adult
Travel Time: Approximately 30 - 45 minutes
Hours: Sun - Sat, 7AM - 11PM
In baggage claim at each terminal, there is a ground transportation desk. The attendant will assist you in connecting with Lady Liberty to secure service. The approximate wait time is 15 minutes for a van. You must have your luggage prior to securing service
SEPTA Regional Rail Airport Line
Fee: $7 (cash - pay on board)
Travel Time: Approximately 30 minutes
Hours: 5:09AM - 12:09AM
Connects all airport terminals with 30th Street Amtrak Station

By Car

Use Google Maps for driving directions to Philadelphia City. Also, make sure you know where to park: you may want to use a site like to compare parking rates and locations from a number of companies.