American Society of Hematology

Hotel Information

 Important housing fraud alert for meeting attendees.

Official ASH annual meeting hotels and housing information

Hotel rooms for the 2018 ASH Annual Meeting will be reserved throughout the city of San Diego for meeting attendees.

See the list of participating hotels to view and sort hotels by room rate, distance to the convention center, and more. ASH will provide complimentary shuttle service between these hotels and the San Diego Convention Center, unless otherwise indicated.

Key Housing Dates and Deadlines

Housing opens for ASH members onlyJuly 18, 2018, 11:00 a.m. Eastern time
Housing opens for non-membersAugust 8, 2018, 11:00 a.m. Eastern time
Group room block request deadlineSeptember 28, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Eastern time
Hotel reservation deadlineNovember 7, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Eastern time
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Headquarters and Member Hotels

The Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is the official headquarter hotel for the 2018 ASH Annual Meeting. Guest rooms have been reserved exclusively for ASH members at the following hotels:

  • Courtyard San Diego Gaslamp/Convention Center
  • Horton Grand Hotel
  • Hotel Z
  • InterContinental San Diego
  • Marriott Marquis San Diego Hotel and Marina
  • Residence Inn San Diego Gaslamp/Convention Center

In addition, the following hotels are available to ASH members:

  • Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
  • The Bristol Hotel
  • Embassy Suites San Diego Bay Downtown
  • Hard Rock San Diego
  • Hilton San Diego Bayfront
  • Hilton San Diego Gaslamp
  • Hotel Indigo San Diego
  • Hotel Solamar, A Kimpton Hotel
  • Manchester Grand Hyatt
  • Marriott San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
  • Omni San Diego
  • Pendry San Diego
  • US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego
  • Westin San Diego
  • Westin San Diego Gaslamp
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Hotel Reservations for Individual Attendees

Please note that you must register for the meeting before booking your hotel room. Each meeting attendee may reserve one (1) hotel room. Additional rooms may not be reserved for guests.

Hotel reservations must be made directly with the official ASH Housing Center no later than Wednesday, November 7, using any of the methods below. ASH Housing Center agents are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. Please note that the housing center is closed on weekends and holidays.

Phone: 888-273-5704 (U.S. toll free)
1-703-449-6418 (International)

Email: ashhousing@spargoinc.com

All hotel reservations must be guaranteed by a major credit card or by check made payable to the hotel. To guarantee your reservation by check, please contact the ASH Housing Center.

Reservation Confirmation

If you make a hotel reservation online or by phone, you will receive confirmation instantly. If you do not receive your confirmation, please check your email spam filter before calling the ASH Housing Center to verify that your request has been received.

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Group Housing

To secure a group room block for the 2018 ASH Annual Meeting, visit the group room block website. For group housing assistance, please contact ashgrouphousing@spargoinc.com.

Important Group Housing Information

  • A group room block is defined as three or more rooms.
  • Online access for group reservation management website begins Wednesday, August 8. Prior to August 8, the group contact will receive a username and password that will enable the group contact to enter and edit reservations.
  • All reservations must be entered online through the group reservation management website by Friday, September 28, 2018. Any unreserved rooms will be released.
  • Confirmation of the room block will be emailed immediately to the group leader. Payment is due for 100 percent of the room block within 10 business days of the confirmation date.
  • If a group chooses not to use the ASH Housing Center to secure its hotel rooms, each individual in the group will be charged an additional penalty of $300 when registering for the annual meeting.
  • All registration fees must be paid in full before the group's registration can be processed or registration materials can be released to either the group contact or the individual attendees.
  • All payments for group room blocks are non-refundable.
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Cancellation/Change Policy

You may cancel or make changes to your hotel reservation through the ASH Housing Center until Wednesday, November 7, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. You may do so in writing or online.

To cancel or change a hotel reservation online, you will need your confirmation number and the email address used to make your reservation. Online requests are acknowledged with an immediate email confirmation. Written requests will be acknowledged with a confirmation within five business days. After this date, all changes to accommodations must be made directly through the hotel.

Between Thursday, November 8, and Monday, November 12, housing records will be transferred from the ASH Housing Center to the individual hotels; therefore, attendees are strongly encouraged to wait until after Tuesday, November 13, to contact the hotels directly to make changes or cancellations.

A cancellation must be made at least five days prior to your scheduled arrival date or you will be assessed a cancellation fee equivalent to two nights' room rate (plus tax). The hotel will not hold your room if you do not arrive on the first night of your reservation, and you will be assessed a cancellation fee equivalent to two nights' room rate (plus tax). In addition, some hotels may charge an early departure fee if your departure date is modified after check-in. To avoid this fee, please make sure to confirm your departure date at check-in.

This hotel cancellation policy will be strictly enforced. Please retain the cancellation confirmation from the ASH Housing Center or the cancellation number provided to you by the hotel, as this proof of cancellation will be required to resolve any credit card disputes.

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Special Requests and Roll-Away Beds

Bed preferences and special requests are not guaranteed. Hotels may charge an additional fee for roll-away beds or for more than two (2) occupants per room. Due to fire code violations, hotels do not allow roll-away beds in rooms with two (2) beds. Please contact your hotel directly for details.

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