(Heavy on the bitter sarcasm, since there's no font tools to indicate that)
The same bitching and moaning happens every year on the day of Hotel Registration. People get upset because they don't get what they want. They say they are not going to GenCon. That year, its a record attendance for the convention.
The same bitching and moaning happens every year on the day of Event Registration. People get upset because they don't get what they want. They say they are not going to GenCon. That year, its a record attendance for the convention.
If I was the owner for GenCon LLC, I too would be thinking "If it aint broke, dont fix it".
VIG is a few rooms that don't go into the lottery but less people trying to use the lottery as well so you wouldn't get that much help. Some people just have bad luck. Out of eight people in our group at least six had times under an hour. Ameritrash at its best
I think this thread shoulds be stickied. The info at the top is really helpful for anyone who didn't get a downtown room and is looking for construcive options on what to do.
SLEEP INN & SUITES AND CONFERENCE CENTER DOWNTOWN still has rooms available, just made the switch from Southport to there.
Thanks David-- I just made the switch from 10 miles out to the Sleep INN. Still hoping for something connected to open up later, but this might workout
Yeah, Sleep Inn has some decent prices, but it's 2.5 miles out - not bad, but too far to walk. And given the state of convention transportation, I worry about even that small distance.
I would not walk it, but it wouldn't be a too bad Uber ride.
4km or so, that's walkable to me :)
Not to mention it's going to be August - that is, one of the hottest months of the year.
Okay, stupid question time about that Sleep Inn place:
-Does it charge for parking?
-Do the rooms have individual toilets?
Never been there, and I don't like taking anything for granted.
Thanks. And no, I'm from the US - like I said, I take nothing for granted. Better to look stupid for a second than have an unpleasant surprise.
Yeah, I looked at the pics on the hotel site, and while there were no toilets depicted, I saw a dispenser in one shot, so I figure that was a sign. And there's free parking, according to TripAdvisor. And cab fare one-way is $8.60, which is easily compensated for by the savings on parking.
So I booked a room! Thanks to david for suggesting it!
I assure you, all chain hotels in this country, and really any hotel, except maybe some B and Bs or youth hostels, have individual toilets. Don't need a pic.
Keep in mind too that cabs in the downtown area (which the Sleep Inn is just blocks out side of - but you could easily walk to where it is) are $5
Sleep Inn Amenities: