Lodging

See below for a list of official IWAC 2023 lodging options. Please be aware that the IWAC team is not handling the payments for travel or lodging for presenters or attendees. You may book directly through the provided booking links or by calling the hotels and telling them you are part of IWAC. 

IWAC 2023 will be held at the Clyde V. Madren Conference Center, located on the outskirts of Clemson’s campus. Please note that this location is not easily walkable from any of the below accommodations except the James F. Martin Inn. 

A free shuttle service will be provided between each of the below lodgings and the Conference Center. If you book lodging at a hotel not listed here, you will be responsible for your own transportation to and from the conference. 

Please check with your hotel about early check in or late check out options. The IWAC 2023 team is not responsible for these arrangements. 

Exterior of the Madren Center Inn

James F. Martin Inn

The James F. Martin Inn is located in the Madren Conference Center where the IWAC 2023 proceedings will take place. Single and double room options are available, as well as suites.  

Pricing Information: 

Double Queen: $134

Double Queen Suite: $154

King: $134

King Suite: $154

Make Your Reservation: 864-654-9020

Block Cut-Off* Date: May 1, 2023

Check In: 3 p.m.

Check Out: 11 a.m.

Exterior of Tru by Hilton

Tru by Hilton

Tru by Hilton is located less than five minutes from Clemson’s main campus and the scenic Lake Hartwell. There are also a handful of shopping and dining options within walking distance of the hotel. Free WiFi and breakfast are included. 

Pricing Information: 

Double Queen Bed: $129

King Bed: $129

Make Your Reservation: 864-280-8819 or Booking Link

Block Cut-Off Date: May 5, 2023

Check In: 3 p.m. or later 

Check Out: noon

Exterior of Lakeside Lodge

Lakeside Lodge

Lakeside Lodge offers stunning views of Memorial Stadium and Lake Hartwell and is home to its own farm-to-table restaurant. Other luxurious amenities include a miniature football field and poolside bar. Complimentary WiFi is also included. 

Pricing Information: 

Studio King: $105

Double Queen: $135

Make Your Reservation: 864-722-2500

Block Cut-Off Date: May 14, 2023

Check In: 4 p.m. or later 

Check Out: 11 a.m.

Exterior of The Abernathy

The Abernathy

The Abernathy is a modern 41-room hotel within walking distance of Clemson’s famous Memorial Stadium. The hotel is pet friendly and offers a fireside lounge with an on-site bar and cafe along with free WiFi. 

Pricing Information: 

King Bed: $138

Make Your Reservation: 864-774-5890 or Booking Link

Block Cut-Off Date: May 11, 2023

Check In: 3 p.m. or later 

Check Out: 11 a.m. 

Exterior of Hampton Inn

Hampton Inn

Hampton Inn is located just two miles from Clemson’s main campus and within walking distance of a few dining options. Free WiFi and breakfast are also included with your reservation. 

Pricing Information: 

Double Bed: $119

King Bed: $119

Make Your Reservation: 864-653-7744 or Booking Link

Block Cut-Off Date: May 15, 2023

Check In: 3 p.m. or later

Check Out: 11 a.m. 

Clemson University Dorms

Clemson University dorm housing is an affordable option for conference attendees and is located centrally to several on-campus dining options. experience. Please note that linens, towels and bedding are not provided. 

Pricing Information: 

Dorm Room: $50

Make Your Reservation: Via conference registration form

Block Cut-Off Date: May 14, 2023

Check In: TBD

Check Out: TBD

* Promotional rates associated with IWAC 2023 will not be available after the block cut-off dates. In order to secure your room at the most affordable rate, book your accommodations prior to these dates. 

Travel

We are looking forward to having you all with us in South Carolina for the conference and have compiled some recommended travel options to help make your planning process easier. These companies are not affiliated with Clemson University or IWAC 2023. Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements. 

Airports

If you are flying, these are the three primary airports around the Clemson area. 

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

GSP is the most convenient airport to campus at less than an hour away (49.3 miles), and attendees will be able to book a shuttle, Uber, taxi or rental car to commute to and from the airport. 

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

The Atlanta airport is two and a half hours from campus (129 miles), and attendees can travel to and from the airport via rental car or a shuttle through the Airport Shuttle of Clemson. 

Charlotte Douglas International Airport:

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

The Charlotte airport is two hours and 15 minutes from campus (132 miles), and rental cars or the Airport Shuttle of Clemson are available to conference attendees. 

Ground Travel Around Clemson

While a free shuttle will be available for attendees between the conference center and above recommended hotels, all other ground travel is the responsibility of the attendees, including to and from the airport. The below services are available for those who wish to use ride-share programs or rent a car to travel around the Clemson area.

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Uber is widely available in the Clemson and surrounding areas. Rides can be booked through their app, which is available on iOS and Android. Information on their safety policies and COVID-19 safety measures can be found on their website. 

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In addition to Uber, Lyft is another ride-share service available in the Clemson area. Rides can be booked on their app, which is available on iOS and Android. Information on their safety policies and COVID-19 safety measures can be found on their website.

Alamo Car Rental provides car rental services at GSP Airport. To see the availability in other areas, please visit their website or contact them at the number below. 

Airport: 864.655.5275
Toll-Free: 800.328.4567

AVIS provides car rental services at GSP Airport. To see the availability in other areas, please visit their website or contact them at the number below. 

Airport: 864.877.6456
Toll-Free: 800.331.1212

Budget Rent-A-Car provides car rental services at GSP Airport. To see the availability in other areas, please visit their website or contact them at the number below. 

Airport: 864.655.5225
Toll-Free: 800.527.0700

Enterprise Rent-A-Car provides car rental services at GSP Airport. To see the availability in other areas, please visit their website or contact them at the number below. 

Airport: 864.655.5250
Toll-Free: 800.261.7331

Other Accommodations

Dining and Activity Options

Our conference attendee guide provides several dining options in Clemson and the surrounding area as well as a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for you to enjoy between conference sessions. 

Childcare

Clemson University and IWAC 2023 do not provide licensed childcare services. However, if you are in need of childcare, the IWAC 2023 planning team recommends using nationally recognized resources, such as the ones listed below, to find arrangements. None of the below services are affiliated or endorsed by Clemson University or IWAC 2023.