Hampton Inn and Suites has reserved a block of 40 rooms for the nights of Thursday, October 26; Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28.  The special room rate of $169/night + tax for a room with either 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed will be available through October 6, 2017 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.  The rate includes breakfast and wifi. The Hampton Inn is about a 15-minute walk from the Public Humanities Center.  They have valet parking and claim to offer a free shuttle to transportation hubs — check with them to see if they offer a shuttle to/from the airport or train station.

Book your room here.

Other hotels downtown include the Dean Hotel and the Biltmore Hotel, and there may be apartments/houses for rent on VRBO or Airbnb.