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2017 VAST Professional Development Institute

Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

110 Shenandoah Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24016

November 16-18, 2017

The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center is located in the Gainsboro neighborhood in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. From meetings, bridge parties, dances, teas and luncheons from the old days to the present, they turned the Hotel into Roanoke's social and cultural center. The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center has 330 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and a 63,000- square-foot, high-tech conference center. It is a joint project of Hotel Roanoke LLC, the City of Roanoke and Virginia Tech. Restaurants at the hotel include the Regency Room and the Pine Room Pub.

VAST PDI room rate: $127.00 + taxes

Room block dates: November 15-18, 2017

Click HERE to access the 2017 VAST PDI Hotel Roanoke reservation page.

QUESTIONS: Contact Susan Booth,

Hotel Floorplan

Hotel Roanoke WiFi information

WiFi is complimentary for all hotel guests. For non-hotel guests it is complimentary in the lobby and Palm Court - if non hotel guests need access in other locations they will get a screen that prompts them to pay $9.95 per day.


  • Self-parking is available in the hotel pay lot (corner of Williamson Road and Wells Ave). Valet parking is available at the main hotel entrance.
  • Handicap parking is available at the Wells Ave. hotel entrance.
  • The Gainsboro public pay garage is located at 25 Shenandoah Ave NW two blocks from the Hotel Roanoke.
  • The Tower public pay garage is located at 10 S. Jefferson St. directly across the pedestrian bridge connecting the Hotel Roanoke to the downtown shopping area.
  • Street parking is available around the hotel (be sure to read the signs for restrictions).

Downtown Map, Restaurants, Shopping, and Museum Information

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