Hotels for Philadelphia show are selling out fast

April 27, 2000 By ekr

Hotels for Philadelphia show are selling out fast

Rooms in one of the three hotels offering special rates for those attending the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money 2000 in Philadelphia, August 9-13, are sold out and reservations for the other two are filling up fast.

“Philadelphia is looking more and more like it is going to be a great place for ANA’s show this summer,” says ANA Convention Services Manager Brenda Bishop. “Hawthorn Suites on Vine Street already is sold out, and our room blocks in the other two hotels are being reserved at a terrific rate. If you plan to attend the show, be sure to make arrangements for accommodations as soon as possible.”

Rooms at the Wyndham Franklin Plaza – ANA’s headquarters hotel – still are available. Located at 17th and Race Streets amid the city’s famed historical and cultural sites, this establishment is only a few blocks from the site of the show, the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Underground parking is offered, and shuttle service to the show is provided. With 758 newly renovated rooms and suites, the Wyndham offers busy conventioneers all the amenities, including two restaurants, a lobby lounge, indoor pool, sauna and workout facilities.

Special ANA convention rates at the Wyndham start at $148 per night for a single/double, with a triple/quad starting at $168. To make reservations, contact the Wyndham directly by telephone 877/999-3223 or fax 215/448-2864, or visit the hotel’s web site at A deposit equaling one-night’s room rate is required to hold a reservation.

Special ANA convention rates also have been arranged at the Holiday Inn Express Midtown on Walnut Street. This AAA-approved hotel features 166 newly renovated rooms, 85 percent of which are nonsmoking. Free guest services include local phone calls, a breakfast bar, outdoor pool, access to Bally’s Total Fitness Center and self-parking. The inn is located within walking distance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, numerous restaurants, and the city’s historic, cultural and shopping districts.

Room rates are $98 for a single and $103 for a double. For reservations, contact the Holiday Inn by telephone 800/564-3869 or fax 215/732-2682, or visit its web site at

For more information about the ANA World’s Fair of Money 2000 in Philadelphia, contact the ANA Convention Department, 818 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3279; telephone 719/632-2646; fax 719/634-4085; E-mail; or visit the ANA Web site

Originally Release Date: April 27, 2000
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9872

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