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Freedom From Religion
     in the Bible Belt ­— May 2-3, 2014
Raleigh Regional Convention
Sheraton Raleigh, 421 South Salisbury St., Raleigh N.C.

Hotel reservation deadline extended to Tues., April 22, 2014!

888-974-3068 - http://www.sheratonraleigh.com

Phone the Raleigh Sheraton at 1-800-325-3535 by April 22 and identify yourself as an FFRF member. The rates are $129 single/double, $139 triple, $149 quad and $169 club, plus tax. Make your reservation online today by clicking HERE. Check-in: 3 PM. Checkout: Noon.

Make your reservation online today by clicking HERE.

The Sheraton Raleigh Hotel is in a prime position for guests to visit many restaurants, museums, and nightlife options within walking distance of the hotel.

The bell staff will gladly provide maps free of charge to guests wishing to explore the area on foot.

How to get from the airport: 

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is just 15 miles away from the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.  Since getting to and from the airport is a 20-25 minute drive, there are many transportation options for guests to take including car rental, taxi, or one of the many public transportation options available.  The Sheraton Raleigh Hotel is in a prime position for guests to visit many restaurants, museums, and nightlife options within walking distance of the hotel. There are also transportation services and taxis on standby at the hotel should you need to travel outside of the local downtown area. 

Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU)

Travel Distance: Approximately 24.14 km/15.0 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Taxi - Fee: 50 USD

Greyhound Bus Station

Travel Distance: Approximately 1.61 km/1.0 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Taxi - Fee: 8 USD

Amtrak Railway

Travel Distance: Approximately 0.3 km/0.19 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Taxi - Fee: 5 USD

Shuttle: 

American Concierge will offer FFRF Mini-Convention-goers a rate of $20.00 per person one-way from Raleigh airport to Raleigh Sheraton Hotel, 421 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, N.C., with advance reservations of at least 24 hours in advance required.

American Concierge encourages attendees to reserve your shuttle pick-up as soon as you make your flight arrangements. To make reservations, phone 888-884-7015 and be prepared to provide the following information: Name, number of passengers, arrival date, airline, flight number and arrival time, as well as cell phone. You're encouraged to make your return booking from the hotel at the same time, and to have all flight information ready.

Rental Vehicles: 

Thrifty Car Rental - Contact: (919) 832-9381

Avis Rent A Car - Contact: (800) 831-2847

Enterprise Rent A Car - Contact: (919) 833-8788

Spirit - Contact: (919) 850-3300

Third Party Shuttle-

American Concierge - American Concierge is a 24-hour shared ride shuttle company that provides service throughout the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area. American Concierge provides transfers from your home, office or hotel.

Fee: Varies, based on transportation requirements

Hours: 24 hours

Contact: (888) 884-7015; Reservation Required

Directions to the Sheraton: 

Driving Directions to Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

From East-

Take Interstate 40 to Exit 298B (South Saunders Street).

Keep right to McDowell Street. Turn right onto Davie Street and then right onto Salisbury Street.

The hotel will be on the left. *Note* Please ignore the detour signs.

From South

Take State Highway 1 to Interstate 40 East. Proceed on I-40E  and take Exit 298B (South Saunders Street).

Keep right to McDowell Street.

Turn right onto Davie Street and then right onto Salisbury Street.

The hotel will be on the left.  *Note* Please ignore the detour signs.

From Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Take Interstate 40 East towards Raleigh and take Exit 298B (South Saunders Street).

Keep right and continue to McDowell Street and then turn right onto Davie Street.

Turn right onto South Salisbury Street to the hotel.

From North

Take State Highway 1 to Capital Boulevard. Proceed on Capital Boulevard which will become Dawson Street.

Turn left onto Hillsborough Street and then right onto Salisbury Street.

The hotel is on the left. *Note* Please ignore the detour signs.

Parking at the Sheraton: 

Self Parking - 12 USD/day

Nearby Oversized Vehicle Parking Garage - 40 USD/day

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Hotel Eateries: 

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Jimmy V's Osteria + Bar

Located within Sheraton Raleigh Hotel is Jimmy V's Osteria + Bar, an Italian-American eatery that features traditional comfort foods made with locally grown ingredients. Jimmy V’s serves breakfast, lunch and dinner so you can start the day with cinnamon pecan pancakes and finish it with a wood-fired pizza. Ourhas created a menu that emphasizes sharing, so guests can bond with their colleagues, friends and family. This fun and energetic atmosphere makes Jimmy V’s the perfect place to watch the game, spend time with family, or enjoy a cocktail and small bites on the outdoor patio. 

Hours:

Sunday-Thursday: 6:30 am-10pm

Friday & Saturday: 7am-11pm.

View the menu here. 

Café Sienna

The revitalized Sheraton Raleigh Hotel features Café Sienna, located in the lobby. This new addition is the ideal place to meet up with friends and other guests while enjoying a cup of coffee to start the day off right.

In-Room Dining

You will find a full dining selection to please every palate in the comfort of your Raleigh hotel room. Serviced by our  in-house restaurant, Jimmy Vs Osteria +Bar, you’ll have the full selection of our breakfast, lunch and dinner options. 

In Room Dining is available:

Sunday-Thursday: 6:30 am-10pm

Friday & Saturday: 7am-11pm

Hotel Amenities: 

  • Self Parking Facilities - $12 per day
  • Nearby Oversized Vehicle Parking Garage - $40 per day
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Concierge Service (Club Level guests)
  • Smoke Detectors
  • 100% Non-Smoking Rooms and Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Indoor Heated Pool & Jacuzzi
  • Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core Performance
  • Sheraton Club Lounge
  • High Speed Internet Access in the Club Lounge (Complimentary)
  • Wireless High Speed Internet Service in Guest Rooms - $10 per day

Fitness Center: 

Open daily 24/7, located on the lower lobby level to the left of the escalator.

The fitness center includes:

  • Strength-training machines, weight benches & free-weights
  • Life Fitness Signature Series cardio equipment pieces
  • Locker rooms and showers with bath amenities & towels

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