Housing

We have reserved a blocks of rooms at a number of places locally.  Be sure and use the conference code SEB/SoE when booking your room.

1) On campus dorm option.  Ogg Hall (http://map.wisc.edu/s/ps4vfy00) is a few blocks from the Memorial Union, the conference venue. The rate of $47.23 for double occupancy ($47.23 per person for a shared room) and $70.48 for single occupancy (private room), which includes breakfast and taxes.  They will find you a roommate if you don’t already have one.  Make a reservation through the university's online reservation system.  Look through their listed meetings to find SEB/SoE and click on the red "Register" button to book your room for the conference with a major credit card.  If you have any questions about a room reservation, please contact the Conference Services office at 608-262-5576 or conferenceservices@housing.wisc.edu.

2) Best Western Premier Park Hotel   is a hotel on the square of the Capitol building about a 15-20 minute walk from the Memorial Union.  The rate of $159 for traditional rooms with 1 or 2 beds and $169 for deluxe rooms, $189 for suites.  These rates do not include taxes.  Must be booked by May 3.  To book, please call 608-285-8000 and please mention you are part of the Society for Economic Botany and Society for Ethnobiology annual meeting block.  Comes with complimentary WiFi and airport shuttle.  

3) The Graduate Madison is a hotel on Langdon St. just a few blocks from the Memorial Union, about a 10 minute walk.  The rate of $139 for rooms with 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed.  This rate does not include taxes.  Must be booked by April 18.  To book, please call 608-257-4391 and please mention you are part of the Society for Economic Botany and Society for Ethnobiology (SEB/SoE) annual meeting block.  Comes with complimentary WiFi and local transportation shuttle.  Parking is $20 per car per night.

4) The Lowell Center Hotel is a hotel located just steps from Pyle Center, State Street shops and Madison’s vibrant Capitol Square, and is just a few blocks from the Memorial Union, the conference venue.  The rate is $105 for standard rooms and $124 for deluxe rooms, based on single occupancy.  Additional guests are $12 each.  These rates do not include taxes.  Must be booked by May 3.  To book, please call 1-866-301-1753 or 608-256-2621 or email lowell@ecc.uwex.edu and please mention you are part of the Society for Economic Botany and Society for Ethnobiology annual meeting block.  Comes with complimentary WiFi and parking is $10 per car per day. 

5) The Hampton Inn and Suites is a hotel located just off campus, steps from State Street shops and Capitol Square.  It is a 15 minute walk to the Memorial Union, the conference venue.  The rate is $169 per night plus tax.  All rooms include complimentary breakfast and WIFI.  Parking will be an additional charge.  Reservations may be made by calling 608-255-0360 and mentioning the annual meeting of the Society for Economic Botany and the Society for Ethnobiology.  Must be booked by May 3.