Hotel and Directions
A block of rooms is reserved for clinic participants at the
Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel
Route 322 & 1, Concordville, PA 19331,
Tel: + 610-358-9400
Fax: + 610-358-9381
The special ICDD rate of $119 plus 9% tax includes a complimentary daily breakfast buffet in the hotel dining room and daily transportation to and from the ICDD.
To make your reservation in our room block, book online at: http://www.concordville.com/concordville/reserve.asp - go to “Group Reservations” link, follow reservation instructions; the Group Code for the X-ray Fluorescence Clinic is ICDD0428, the Group Code for the X-ray Diffraction Clinic is ICDD0602. Or call the Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel and mention that you are with the International Centre for Diffraction Data group.
The deadline for reservations is three weeks prior to the start of each clinic/workshop session. You will not be guaranteed a room after that time. Please check with the hotel for their room cancellation policy.
Please note: If you are staying at the host hotel but did not book within our room block, you will be responsible for your own daily transportation.
|XRF Clinics||April 9|
|Rietveld Refinement & Indexing Workshop||September 10|
|Handheld XRF Workshop||September 24|
The Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel will provide daily round-trip transportation between the hotel and ICDD. If you book your room outside of the ICDD room block, you will be responsible for your own daily transportation. The official travel agency for the ICDD courses is A Premier Travel Agency. For assistance, contact Maureen Ward Rennie at 610.285.1868.
Transportation from airport to hotel:
Delaware Express – advance reservations required
302.454.7800 or 800.648.5466
Directions to Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel and
From Philadelphia International Airport: Take I-95 South to Exit 3 Route 322 West; hotel is located 8 miles on right
From Delaware & Maryland: Take I-95 North to Exit 8 Route 202 North, Right on Route
1 North, go past junction of Route 1 and Route 322; hotel is located 25 yards on right.
From PA Turnpike: Take Exit 20 for Route 476 toward Chester, follow 476
South to Exit 5 Lima/Springfield, follow Route 1 South; hotel is 12 miles from
Exit 5 on left behind Concordville Inn Restaurant (before Route 322)
- From NJ Turnpike: Take Exit 2, follow Route 322 West,
over the Commodore Barry Bridge
to I-95 South to Exit 3 Route 322 West; hotel is 8 miles on right.
Directions to the Best Western Concordville from ICDD
From ICDD: Turn right out of the parking lot onto Campus Boulevard. Turn right at Bishop Hollow Road. Travel 2.4 miles. Turn right at Chapel Hill Rd/Line Road. Turn left at Barren Rd. Make a slight left at PA-452/N. Pennell Rd. Turn right at W. Baltimore Pike/US-1. Turn left at Conchester Rd/US-322. Turn left at Baltimore Pike/US-1.
Directions to the ICDD
From Philadelphia International Airport (and points South)
Take Airport Exit towards Delaware, merging onto I-95 South. Follow I-95 South for 5 miles to Exit 7 (I-476 North.) Follow I-476 North for 9 miles, and at Exit 9 (Broomall, West Chester) turn left onto Route 3. Follow Route 3 for 4 miles, turning left onto Campus Boulevard at the traffic light, into the Newtown Square Corporate Campus. ICDD is on the right. Distance from airport is 19 miles and takes 45–90 minutes to drive depending on traffic.
From Pennsylvania Turnpike:
East (NY, NJ, CN): Travel West on I-276 to Exit 333 (Norristown), take I-476 South (towards Chester), and at Exit 9 turn right onto Route 3. Follow Route 3 for 4 miles, turning left onto Campus Boulevard at the traffic light, into the Newtown Square Corporate Campus. The ICDD is on the right.
West (OH, MI, IN): Travel East on I-76 to Exit 326 (Valley Forge), continue East on I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway/Philadelphia) to Exit 331A (Chester, I-476 South), take I-476 South, and at Exit 9 turn right onto Route 3. Follow Route 3 for 4 miles, turning left onto Campus Boulevard at the traffic light, into the Newtown Square Corporate Campus. The ICDD is on the right.
From the Best Western Concordville:
Go North on Route 1 past Franklin Mint. At the intersection of Routes 452 and 1, turn left. This is Barren Road. Continue on Barren Road (2 lane road with many curves and hills) until you must make a right turn. Turn right and proceed over small bridge. At the end of the bridge, turn left onto Bishop Hollow Rd. Continue on Bishop Hollow through the intersections of Bishop Hollow & Upper Providence Roads and Bishop Hollow & Gradyville Roads. Turn left into the Newtown Square Corporate Campus (which is about 300 yards beyond the Garrett Williamson Foundation) onto Campus Blvd. ICDD is on the left.
—Approximate driving time is 20-25 minutes.—
PDF of Best Western Concordville Directions