The WPA 2017 convention will be held at:
This contemporary hotel is close to the California State Capitol Museum, the new Golden 1 Center (home of the Sacramento Kings), Old Town Sacramento, California Railroad Museum, and Crocker Art Museum. Restaurants and night life options are a close walk or Uber ride away.
Rooms at the Sheraton Grand Hotel are $145 (plus taxes), including internet access. This special WPA rate is good until April 6 or when all our rooms are sold (reserving early is recommended). The hotel does not own its own parking garage, but hotel parking is available downtown at regular city rates. Rooms can be reserved at
The Sheraton Grand Hotel is now sold out.
If you are too late, the Holiday Inn Express may still have rooms. This is a short walk away. Rooms can be reserved at
or by calling toll free: 1-877-408-0083. Use the booking code WPC.
Students looking to share a room: WPA students have a group on Facebook — you can join and post a message for sharing — go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/westernpsych/
Taxi Service: Taxi fare one-way for one person is $33 plus gratuity. However, if you use the taxi service one way, there is a return rate for $20 plus gratuity.
Super Shuttle: There is a Super Shuttle near baggage claim that is $13 plus gratuity.
Uber: Uber including gratuity is about $15.
Transportation by Amtrak
For those traveling from the San Francisco Bay Area, an alternative is to take Amtrak: https://www.amtrak.com/capitol-corridor-train.
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