Housing & Transportation

Scientific Sessions 2020

November 13–17, 2020

A Virtual Experience

Please note: The links on this page are for Scientific Sessions ONLY. To obtain housing for the Resuscitation Science Symposium, please visit the ReSS site.


Below, see the list of approved hotels and their amenities for Scientific Sessions 2019. You can print the list of hotels (PDF) or print a map of hotels (PDF) as well.

Official Hotels

In partnership with onPeak, we've secured discounted rates at a selection of Philadelphia hotels. Through onPeak we're able to offer you convenient and affordable options for your trip to AHA Scientific Sessions. onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by AHA Scientific Sessions, and we encourage you to book through them early for the best selection and price.

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Rates shown above are the lowest available nightly rates for your selected arrival and departure dates.

Exclusive hotel rates expire starting October 25, 2019

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Reduced rates at official hotels
Official hotels near the show have been specially selected for your stay, provided at exclusive discounted rates. By booking in the official housing block you receive the lowest rates available over the show dates.

  • On Peak is the only authorized housing company for Scientific Sessions 2019 to provide individual attendee housing.
  • International Group Housing (IGH) is the only authorized housing company for Scientific Sessions 2019 to provide international group housing for groups consisting of 5 or more people.
OnPeak Official Hotels | OnPeak   International Group Housing

Are you an individual booking a room? BOOK DOMESTIC HOUSING to choose a room in the official hotel block.
Are you booking for an international group of 5 people or more? BOOK INTERNATIONAL GROUP HOUSING to choose rooms in the official hotel block.

Best rate pledge:

  • The lowest room rates available have been negotiated at official hotels.
  • Other booking channels are monitored to track down rival rates.
  • Rates are lowered when necessary and applied to already-booked rooms.


Shuttle from hotels to convention center

Getting to and around Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the second largest city on the East Coast and ranks sixth in the nation, with a metropolitan population of more than 6 million. Conveniently located in the middle of the Northeast Corridor, Philly is 100 miles south of New York, 133 miles north of Washington, D.C., and 55 miles from Atlantic City. More than 63 million people – approximately a quarter of the U.S. population – live within a 5.5-hour drive from Philadelphia.

  • PST Transportation Welcomes All Conventions (PDF)
    PST Transportation would like to offer convention attendees discounted Airport Shuttles to all Center City hotels and the opportunity to explore the City of Brotherly Love on our Hop on – Hop off City Tour. Call our office to receive $10 off your roundtrip Airport Shuttle and $5 off your Tour of the City. Call: (215) 922-2300.

Philadelphia International Airport

The Philadelphia International Airport (PHE), is approximately seven miles from Center City. Public transportation options to and from Philadelphia International Airport include:

  • SEPTA’s Airport Regional Rail Line (link opens in new window) – The best travel option when traveling between Center City Philadelphia and Philadelphia International Airport is SEPTA Regional Rail. SEPTA's Airport Line stops at all major Philadelphia International Airport terminals, and is just a 25 minute ride from Center City, with one intermediate stop.
  • Taxis (link opens in new window) – Fares from the airport to Center City are fixed at a flat rate of $28.50 for the first person, plus $1.00 for each additional person. If you are not going to Center City, ask the cab driver to estimate the fare before you leave, or check the Philadelphia Taxi Fare Finder for an estimate. Typically, taxis charge a flat rate of $28.50 for travel between Center City and the airport, or pay the meter to go anywhere else in the metro area ($2.70 upon entry plus $2.30 per mile).
  • Rental Cars (link opens in new window) – A number of car rental facilities are conveniently located at Philadelphia International Airport. Rental agencies provide frequent free shuttles between all bag claims and their rental car facility. All rental car shuttles pick-up from Zone 9 on the South Commercial Road.
  • Directions to the Pennsylvania Convention Center (link opens in new window) – The center spans several blocks in Center City Philadelphia. Its mailing address is 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19107.
  • Public Transit to the Pennsylvania Convention Center (link opens in new window) – Located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, it is easily accessible by car, train, regional rail and bus.
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center Parking (link opens in new window) – There are many parking options—both garages and lots—conveniently located within blocks of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.