Workshop Logistics

Traveling to Bethlehem & the Lehigh Valley
Details on how to get to Bethlehem and Lehigh Valley can be found on Tripods main website – Traveling to Lehigh.

Getting to Iacocca Hall
Iacocca Hall,
Lehigh University Mountaintop Campus,
111 Research Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015

By Car
Driving Directions to Iacocca Hall>
To get point-to-point driving directions, visit Google Maps®.
Download the printable Mountaintop Campus map (PDF) >

Parking at Iacocca Hall
If you requested and received a parking permit in advance to display in your dashboard, you must park in faculty/staff designated areas in Mountaintop Zone. (instructions were included in email sent with permit).
Metered parking is available in the front lot of Iacocca Hall
Visitors Parking is “pay per space”. Follow signs for visitor parking where you can pay by space.

Traveling to Workshop Venue from Local Hotels
Hotel Bethlehem
will provide a complimentary shuttle service for guests to Iacocca Hall.

Monday, October 14
Shuttle from Hotel Bethlehem to Iacocca Hall, Lehigh University Mountaintop Campus
Depart @ 8:00AM from outside main hotel entrance (please be ready by reception area by 7:55am). It will take approx. 15 mins to get there. The conference starts at 8:30am
Shuttle from Iacocca Hall, Lehigh University Mountaintop Campus to Hotel Bethlehem
Depart @ 6:30PM from Iacocca Hall main entrance

Tuesday, October 15
Shuttle from Hotel Bethlehem to Iacocca Hall, Lehigh University Mountaintop Campus
Depart @ 8:00AM from outside main entrance (please be ready by reception area by 7:55am). It will take approx. 15 mins to get there. The conference starts at 8:30am
Shuttle from Iacocca Hall, Lehigh University Mountaintop Campus to Hotel Bethlehem
Depart @ 5:00PM from Iacocca Hall main entrance will be organized if needed.

If you need transportation to get between the hotel and Iacocca Hall at any other time, we suggest you use Uber or Lyft.

Comfort Suites
Comfort Suites is located just a few minute walk to one of Lehigh University’s bus stops – SouthSide (Bethlehem) – where you can get the Lehigh “Campus Connector” to Iacocca Hall. There will be a small sign indicating Lehigh Transportation / Campus Connector (CC). The buses leaves every 13 minutes and will drop you off directly outside Iacocca Hall.
Track the buses in real-time at: bus.lehigh.edu

Alternatively, you can organize an Uber or Lfyt to Iacocca Hall, Mountaintop Campus

ATTENTION
On Monday, October 14 and Tuesday, October 15, there will be road closures along Brodhead Avenue and University Drive.  Please see the work map for details.

During these road closures, Transportation Services will have the Campus Connector buses running on the Construction Route (this shouldn’t affect anyone staying in Comfort Suites and using the bus from Southside to Iacocca Hall);  and the Packer Express will be servicing the Whitaker, Williams Hall, Drown Hall, Taylor College, S.T.E.P.S. and Farrington Square bus stops only. Work Map

HOTELS
Workshop participants that need accommodation may book rooms directly with one of the following local hotels where they can offer a limited number of rooms at Lehigh University special rates. Please see instructions on how to make a reservation and cut-off dates.

Comfort Suites
120 W. Third Street, Bethlehem PA 18015
Phone: 610-882-9700
$90/night + tax
Call the hotel directly and mention group block booking: ROBOT LEARNING WORKSHOP (Lehigh University).
Cut off date: September 29, 2019.

Historic Hotel Bethlehem
427 Main Street Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone: 855-264-2598
Located in the historic downtown of Bethlehem. If you are interested in staying here, please contact the hotel directly for availability and prices. Mention Lehigh University and get a 15% discount.
Hyatt Place Hotel
45 West North Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone: 610-625-0500
$129/night + tax
Located in the downtown Bethlehem. To make a reservation.
Located in the downtown Bethlehem. To make a reservation: call 610.625.0500 or 800.233.1234 under the Lehigh University Robot Learning Workshop or they can ask for the rate code G-SGRW or book online. Cut off date: September 13, 2019.
Another popular hotels:
If you are interested in staying here, please contact the hotel directly for availability and prices.
  • Sands Casino Hotel
    901 Daly Avenue, Bethlehem PA 18015
    Phone: 877-726-3777
    Located adjacent to Sands Casino and is within 10 minutes drive from the workshop venue.
  • Sayre Mansion Inn
    250 Wyandotte St., Bethlehem PA 18015
    Phone: 610-882-2100
    A Bed & Breakfast with 19 antique filled rooms and is within 10 minute drive from the workshop venue.