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June 10-12, 2016

Iona College

New Rochelle,

New York

Overnight Accommodations

Conference attendees can stay in convenient, air-conditioned rooms in the Iona residence halls.


Each private room (with one or more beds) is part of a two or four-bedroom suite. Every two rooms share a bathroom. All suites and rooms are smoke-free with individually controlled air conditioners and WiFi.


Each bed has a linen package including top sheet, fitted sheet, thermal blanket, pillowcase, pillow, two bath towels, two hand towels, and two washcloths.


There are laundry rooms in the residence halls.


Cost per person per night: $95


If you want to share a suite with someone registered for the conference, you can make that request during your online registration.


If you wish to share your room with a family member who is not attending the conference, you may request this with your online registration. The same nightly rate applies.


We have arranged for conference participants to extend their stay on either side of the conference weekend. When you register, you can choose an option to stay from Thursday, June 9 through Monday, June 13 at the $95/per person per night rate.


You may want to bring:

Reading lamp

Hair dryer


Shower cap



For residence hall questions, contact Star Consulting, Inc. at 201-634-1870 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday or email


Alternate Accommodations:


Marriott Residence Inn

Address: 35 Lecount Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801

Phone: (914) 636-7888

21CNFC Guest Rate: $209/night - studio suite, $219/night - one-bedroom suite

These room rates are valid through May 12, 2016. After that time, room rates may vary.

Click here to book your group rate for the 21st Century Children's Nonfiction Conference

If you choose to book by phone, mention "CNFC" for the group rate.

For other hotel options, check online travel sites.

Supporting Sponsors

Conference initiated by Lionel Bender of BRW, producers of children's illustrated nonfiction for international publishers;

co-chaired by author/editor Sally Isaacs; and powered by Star Consulting, Inc., producers of top-calibre conferences and events.  •  •