HOTEL & CHARLOTTE


Accommodations

Westin Charlotte
601 South College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Tel: +1.704.375.2600
Fax: +1.704.375.22623

MBNA’s sleeping room rate is $159.00 per night per room for single or double occupancy. MBNA’s room block expires at 5:00 p.m. ET on January 29, 2015. Reservations after January 29, 2015 will be handled on a space available basis at the group rate. All changes and cancellations must be made directly with the hotel. To make a reservation –

  • Reservations with the special discounted conference can be made by clicking here.
  • If you require assistance when making your reservation, you can contact the Westin Charlotte at the following telephone numbers: +1.866.837.4148 (North America)
The Westin Charlotte is situated in the heart of the city's central Uptown district, adjacent to the Charlotte Convention Center as well as the recently-opened NASCAR Hall of Fame. Attractions easily accessible from the hotel include the Bank of America Stadium (home of the Carolina Panthers) and Time Warner Cable Arena (home of the Charlotte Bobcats), the new Bechtler Art Museum, and the Harvey B. Gantt African American Cultural Center.

Attendees can find a host of night life options at the EpiCentre, an entertainment, dining, and shopping complex just blocks away, with several bars and nightclubs such as Whiskey River, MEZ Theaters, Suite, and more. The hotel is conveniently located just 13 minutes from the airport and within 20 minutes of regional attractions such as Carowinds Amusement Park and the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord. Enjoy the amenities of The Westin Charlotte like:
  • The Westin Wellness Center (3rd Floor) – Offering the revitalizing benefits of massage and relaxation treatments for both individuals and couples (available by appointment only, with 24 hours advanced notice recommended). Located on the third floor of the hotel.
  • Indoor Heated Pool & Sundeck (3rd Floor) – Featuring a lap pool and serene outdoor sundeck, directly accessible from the pool, with oversized lounge chairs and beautiful views over the Uptown area. **No lifeguard on duty; children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio (3rd Floor) – Providing all the equipment needed for a healthy workout, from dumbbells to treadmills, complimentary water, disposable headphones and more.
  • Concierge Desk – Located in the main lobby and open throughout the day, they are available to help book dinner reservations, direct you to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, or one of the many attractions that are just steps away.
  • Business Center – Stay efficient and productive while away from the office at three PC workstations, one color printer, and a copy/fax machine (black and white only).
  • Internet Access – Internet access is available throughout the hotel, so you can stay in touch with friends and family or take care of business anytime during your stay.
    • High Speed Internet Access in Business Center ($6.95 per 15 minutes).
    • Complimentary Wireless High Speed Internet Access in Public Areas (the lobby, Lobby Bar, Starbucks, Ember Grille, and other public areas of the hotel).
    • Wireless High Speed Internet Access in Guest Rooms ($12.95 per day).
Hotel check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m. eastern time.

Charlotte Convention Center
MBNA will be utilizing Hall B at the Convention Center. Click here for a layout of the facility.

Travel Plans

MBNA is happy to assist attendees with travel plans. If you are in need of airline reservations or rental car rates, contact MBNA at (800) 233-4472 or info@monumentbuilders.org to be connected to the Association’s preferred travel agency, World Travel.

Directions and Airport Transportation

The Westin Charlotte and Charlotte Convention Center are centrally located in downtown Charlotte.

From Orlando/Savannah (South)
Take Interstate 95 North to towards Jacksonville, FL and past Savannah, GA for 320 miles. Take exit 86B to merge onto Interstate 26 West toward Columbia. Take exit 9B and merge onto Interstate 277/US-74/John Belk Fairway for .5 miles. Take exit 1E to merge onto South College Street toward Bobcats Arena and the hotel is half a mile away on the right.

From New York/Philadelphia (Northeast)
Take Interstate 78 West for 126 miles. Merge onto and stay Interstate 81 South for 201 miles (passing through Maryland, West Virginia and into Virginia). Take the exit 81 to merge onto Interstate 77 South (entering North Carolina). Take exit 10A and turn left onto US-29/North Carolina 27/Morehead Street. Merge onto East 3rd Street and then turn right onto Elm Street. Travel about two blocks to West 5th Street. Turn left onto South College Street and the hotel is on the right.

From Detroit/
Columbus (North) Take Interstate 75 South for 192 miles to exit 1B (on the left) for I-71 N/US-50 E toward US-52 E. Take exit 1A for Second Street West toward Downtown/Riverfront. Turn left onto Elm Street and travel about two blocks to West 5th Street. Take a right onto West 5th Street, and the hotel is half a block away on the right.

From Chicago/Indianapolis (Northwest)
Take Interstate 290 West to Interstate 90 East (partial toll road). Take Exit 17 toward Indianapolis/Dunes Highway then merge onto Interstate 65 South. Take a slight right onto Interstate 865 East and then merge onto Interstate 465 East. Take exit 49 for Interstate 74 East and then follow the signs for I-75 S / US-52 E / Lexington and merge onto Interstate 75 South. Take exit 1B on the left for Interstate 71 North, then take exit 1A for Second Street West toward Downtown/Riverfront. Turn left onto Elm Street and travel about two blocks to West 5th Street. Take a right onto West 5th Street, and the hotel is half a block away on the right.

From Bloomington (West) Take State Route 46 to Interstate 74 East and then merge onto Interstate 75 South. Take exit 1B on the left for Interstate 71 North, then take exit 1A for Second Street West toward Downtown/Riverfront. Turn left onto Elm Street and travel about two blocks to West 5th Street. Take a right onto West 5th Street, and the hotel is half a block away on the right.

From Louisville (Southwest) Take Interstate 71 North (signs for US-50 East / Columbus). Exit onto Second Street West toward Downtown/Riverfront. Turn left onto Elm Street and travel about two blocks to West 5th Street. Take a right onto West 5th Street, and the hotel is half a block away on the right.

From Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport (South) Take Interstate 275 East via the ramp to Interstate 71 North / Interstate 75 North and then merge onto Interstate 71 North / Interstate 75 North toward Cincinnati at exit 84. Continue following Interstate 71 North into Ohio. Exit onto Second Street West toward Downtown/Riverfront. Turn left onto Elm Street and travel about two blocks to West 5th Street. Take a right onto West 5th Street, and the hotel is half a block away on the right.

From Charleston (Southeast) Take Interstate 64 West to exit 40 and merge onto US Route 35 North toward Winfield/Point Pleasant (Entering Ohio). Exit and then turn left onto State Route 32 West/ James A. Rhodes Appalachian Highway. Slight right to merge onto Interstate 275 South toward US Route 52 (Entering Kentucky). Slight right onto Interstate 471 North (signs for Newport/Cincinnati) (Entering Ohio). Take exit 6A for US Route 50 South/Columbia Parkway toward Interstate 71 South/. Keep left at the fork and follow signs to merge onto US Route 50 West. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for Downtown/Riverfront/Third Street. Take a slight left onto East 3rd Street and then turn right onto Elm Street and travel about two blocks to West 5th Street. Take a right onto West 5th Street, and the hotel is half a block away on the right.

From Pittsburgh/Columbus (East)
Take Interstate 279 South and merge onto Interstate 376 West. Take exit 64A to merge onto Interstate 79 South toward Washington. Take exit 38 to merge onto Interstate 70 West toward Wheeling (Entering West Virginia). Slight left onto Interstate 470 West (signs for Columbus) (Entering Ohio). Merge onto Interstate 70 West. Take exit 108A for Interstate 270 South toward Cincinnati. Take exit 55 to merge onto Interstate 71 South toward Cincinnati. Slight left onto East 3rd Street. Turn right onto Elm Street and travel about two (2) blocks to West 5th Street. Take a right onto West 5th Street, and the hotel is half (1/2) a block away on the right.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is just over 7 miles away from the hotel. Taxicabs are available or attendees may use a shared-ride shuttle service. See the baggage claim area of the airport.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Come a few days early or stay a few days late to make a vacation out of this business trip. Here are a few things you can enjoy while you’re in town!
  • NASCAR Hall of Fame .4 miles
  • Levine Museum of the New South .4 miles
  • Mint Museum of Craft and Design .4 miles
  • Discovery Place .5 miles
  • Afro-American Cultural Center .6 miles
  • Charlotte Historic Trolley Museum 1 miles
  • Mint Museum of Art 3 miles
  • Renaissance Park Golf Course 7 miles
  • Birkdale Golf Club 17 miles
  • The Divide Golf Club 17 miles