Location and Lodging

River Rally 2019 will take place at the Westin Cleveland Downtown, in Ohio, from June 21st – June 24th.

River Rally participants are responsible for booking their own lodging.  The block of rooms held for conference attendees has been fully booked, and there are no longer rooms available at a reduced rate for the full event.  There are several other hotels within walking distance, and ample options for lodging in the downtown area.

Travel Arrangements:  The closest airport is Cleveland-Hopkins International (CLE), which is only about 20 minutes away.

Transportation From Cleveland Hopkins International Airport:  Cleveland RTA (Google map)  The RTA Red Line can be taken to/from the airport. The Red Line’s station at the airport is located on the lower level of the main terminal. To reach the RTA station, travelers should use the elevators or escalators located in the center of the ticketing and baggage claim levels. The airport to downtown Cleveland takes about 45 minutes and costs $2.50* each way. Get off at the Tower City Center/Public Square stop.

* Pick up your FREE RTA fare card courtesy of Destination Cleveland by heading to any welcome desk located on the baggage claim level on June 21 from 8 AM-12 PM.

For your return trip, please pick up your free fare card at the Destination Cleveland hospitality table in the lobby of the Westin between 12 PM-6 PM.

*River Network strives to make good business decisions regarding the location of and facilities selected for River Rally. Our planning and contracting process often begins years in advance so that we can keep our costs low and pass on these and other benefits to event participants. Our selection of facilities should not be seen as an endorsement of the practices, views, or interests of these businesses or their managers, shareholders or owners.