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Hotel & Travel

Hotel Accommodations

The 2021 National Convention will be held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel in the Warehouse and Arts District of New Orleans, LA, just walking distance to the French Quarter and Jackson Square.

If you are a self-advocate attending Convention, download our guide to help you prepare for your trip to New Orleans.

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Two Poydras Street

New Orleans, LA, 70130


Rate: $209.00 plus applicable tax

Reservations can be made online or by calling the hotel directly at 504-561-0500. The deadline to receive the group rate is Wednesday, August 25, 2021 or before the rooms are sold out (rooms sell quickly!).  After this date or when rooms are sold out, and at the discretion of the hotel, reservations will be based on availability and rates may be at a higher rate. For questions, please contact Robin Powers at

Hotel Parking

Self-parking:  $44.00 USD daily + tax

Valet parking: $49.00 USD daily + tax

Daily fee includes in/out privileges. Oversize parking is available when arranged in advance. The garage clearance is 6’6”.

The hotel also has an outdoor lot, Lot 36, which is between the hotel and the Convention Center. Lot 36 is approximately one city block away from the hotel. This lot is for vehicles that do not meet the 6’6” height clearance. The cost to use this lot is $44 plus tax. Valet parking is also available for $49 plus tax.


Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts to The Arc of the United States’ National Convention. The Arc does not control the fares/discounts provided by Delta. Discounts may not apply to all classes of service and travel dates may be restricted. Contact the airlines directly to learn more and secure discounted fares.

Please click here to book your flights!

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.111.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT)
Meeting Event Code: NMUXL

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

Airport Information

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

Airport Phone: (504) 303-7500

Distance from Hotel: 14.6 miles

Drive time: 25 minutes

Visit MSY airport website

Driving directions

Take Interstate-10 Downtown/East/Slidell, exiting at Poydras St. Turn right onto Poydras St., following Poydras south to its end at our hotel’s front circle drive entrance.

Estimated taxi fare: $36.00 USD (one way)

Estimated airport shuttle fare: $24.00 (one way). Please visit for more information.

Lakefront Airport (NEW)

Airport Phone: 504-243-4010

Distance from Hotel: 10 miles

Drive time: 15 minutes

Visit NEW airport website

Driving directions

I-10 Downtown. Poydras St., turning left onto Poydras. Follow Poydras south to its end at our hotel’s front circle drive entrance.

Estimated taxi fare: $15.00 USD (one way)

Rideshare Services

Both Lyft and Uber service downtown New Orleans. Visit their websites/download the app for further details.

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