Hotel & Travel

The New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge is the official hotel for the Thirteenth National Black Writers Conference for all out -of -town participants’ overnight stay. The Conference location for panels, workshops and all such events is Medgar Evers College, CUNY in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn unless otherwise indicated on the program. The New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge is not the site for the National Black Writers Conference events.

Please be advised that the Center for Black Literature will not provide alternate hotel locations as they have not been vetted or approved by the NBWC Committee, the Center for Black Literature or any of its subsidiary programs. Thank you.

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201-3714,
Phone: 718- 246-7000
Toll-free: 1-800-242-8685

Standard Room (Single/ Double) per night $229.00 (NBWC Rate)

Reservations must be made on or before March 10, 2016.
Remember to mention “National Black Writers Conference” when making reservation. (Conference rate is $229, after this date the rate goes up to $279 or higher.)

Currently, check-in time shall be 4:00 pm and check-out time shall be 11:00 am. These times are subject to change with proper and timely notification to group. Hotel will make best effort to accommodate any attendees who require early check-in based on space availability. If early check-in is not available, luggage storage will be made available in the interim of room availability.

The Hotel does not serve a traditional Breakfast Buffet, however the Brooklyn Pantry, located in the “Great Room,” offers a variety of Breakfast Items.

• Guest rooms Wireless, Wired
• High Speed: Check email + browse the Web for $14.95 USD/day
• Enhanced High Speed: Video chat, download large files + stream video for $19.95USD/day
• Lobby and public areas: Complimentary Wireless

Please note the hotel charges $30.00 plus tax per day, per bed for all rollaway beds in guest rooms.

• On-site parking, fee: $14 USD hourly,$ 25 USD daily
• Valet parking, fee: 25 USD daily
• In-house guests only – indoor parking USD 25 per day with in/out privileges

Area Airports:
New York/John F. Kennedy International Airport – JFK
Hotel direction: 15 mile(s) E
Driving directions:
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
o Bus service, fee: 2.75 USD (one way)
o Subway service, fee: 2.75 USD (one way)
o Estimated taxi fare: 45.00 USD (one way)

New York/La Guardia – LGA
Phone: 1 718 533 3400
Hotel direction: 10 mile(s) S
Driving directions:
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
o Estimated taxi fare: 35.00 USD (one way)

Newark Liberty International Airport – EWR
Phone: 1 973 961 6600
Hotel direction: 16 mile(s) SW
Driving directions:
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Estimated taxi fare: 65.00 USD (one way)

For local travel directions please visit the following:
Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal

Subway Station- nearest Brooklyn Marriott
• A/C/F/W/R/1/2/3/4/5 trains – Jay St. – Borough Hall Stations (0.2 miles or less.) Visit

Train Station
• Pennsylvania (Penn) Station

Medgar Evers College Campus (MEC-CUNY)
2/3/4/5 trains to Franklin Ave. Station
Shuttle (S) train to Botanic Garden

Alternate Area Hotels At Reasonable Rates:
Hotels in Brooklyn 2016