Hotel & Travel
The Lavender Law room block is closed.
If you have any questions or need assistance in booking your hotel room, please contact Maureen Akal at (855) 324-1100 or email@example.com for assistance.
By booking your room at the Sheraton Times Square today, you will be in the center of the action all while supporting the important programs of the LGBT Bar. Reserving your room in the association’s block helps the organization control the costs of producing the Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair.
ALERT! Beware of Housing Scams
The LGBT Bar, in partnership with CTC Destination & Meeting Management, is committed to providing you with the best group rates for the show. CTC is the official housing provider for Lavender Law. Don’t be fooled by offers from other parties using the Lavender Law name – they are NOT affiliated with Lavender Law or its management. CTC will never call you to book your reservations. If you are contacted by any other company please contact CTC at firstname.lastname@example.org or (855) 324-1100.
The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is one of the most iconic buildings in the Big Apple, standing proudly against the city skyline since 1962. The sophisticated hotel is located in the heart of Midtown on bustling 7th Avenue. In addition to being the most convenient location to attend Lavender Law programming, the Sheraton is just five blocks from Times Square, less than a half-mile from Central Park and minutes from some of the best shopping and entertainment venues in the world.
Traveling to the Sheraton New York Times Square is quick and easy. Whether you are arriving in New York by plane, train or subway, you can seamlessly make your way to the hotel at any time of day or night.
SuperShuttle is offering a discount for attendees traveling from any of New York’s major airports to the Sheraton. Enter group code PRCBE in the Group/Discount code box and be sure to select “Shared Ride Van Service” to receive the special rate.
Getting to New York
New York’s three major airports are John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA), which are located in Queens, and Newark Liberty Airport (EWR), which is located in New Jersey.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) | kennedyairport.com | (718) 244-4444
Getting to Midtown Manhattan from JFK:
- Taxi: $52 flat fare (flat rate), plus bridge and tunnel tolls and gratuity; 45–60 minutes to Midtown Manhattan | (212) NYC-TAXI
- Subway: $7.50 ($5 for the AirTrain from JFK, plus $2.50 for the subway); 60–75 minutes to Midtown Manhattan from the A subway line at the Howard Beach/JFK Airport station or the E, J, Z subway lines and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train at the Sutphin Blvd./Archer Ave./JFK Airport station.
- Public Bus: $2.50 (with free transfer to subway line into Manhattan); 60–75 minutes to Midtown on Q10 bus to the Ozone Park/Lefferts Blvd.
- Private bus & van companies: from $15.
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) | laguardiaairport.com | (718) 533-3400
Getting to Manhattan from LaGuardia:
- Taxi: Metered fare is approximately $29–$37, plus bridge and tunnel tolls and gratuity; 20–30 minutes to Midtown Manhattan. There is also a $1 surcharge for trips taken from 4–8pm on weekdays and a 50-cent surcharge charged for trips taken from 8pm–6am daily | (212) NYC-TAXI
- Public Bus: $2.50; 45–60 minutes to the Upper West Side via direct service on the M60 bus; for subway connections, board the Queens Q33 bus and disembark at either the 82nd St./Jackson Heights subway station (for 7 subway line) or the Jackson Heights/Roosevelt Ave. subway station (for 7, E, F, M or R subway lines); add an additional 15–20 minutes for subway into Midtown Manhattan.
- Private bus & van companies: from $12.
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) | Newark, NJ 07114 newarkairport.com | 888-EWR-INFO
Getting to Midtown Manhattan from Newark Liberty:
- Taxi: Service to Midtown Manhattan is via New Jersey–regulated taxis. Metered fares range $60–$75 (plus bridge and tunnel tolls and gratuity). During weekday rush hours (6–9am and 4–7pm) and on weekends (Saturday–Sunday, noon–8pm), there is a $5 surcharge to anywhere in New York State, except Staten Island. When traveling to the airport from Midtown Manhattan, service is via New York City’s regulated yellow taxis. Metered fares range $69–$75, plus a $5 surcharge in addition to tolls and gratuity.
- Private bus & van companies: from $16.
Getting Around New York
You can purchase a MetroCard at any subway station from multilingual machines (which accept cash, ATM cards and credit cards) or booth attendants. Riders can choose a pay-per-ride or an unlimited-ride MetroCard. A single subway or bus ride is $2.50. (The minimum purchase for a pay-per-ride MetroCard is $4.50.) The unlimited MetroCard enables users to ride as often as they like within a fixed time period: seven days ($29) or 30 days ($104). Varying discounts are given when purchasing multiple rides, and for seniors (age 65 and older) and disabled riders. For a map of New York City’s subway and bus system, click here.