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Hotel: Metropolitan at the 9 Hotel

(A Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel)
Downtown Cleveland at 2017 E. 9th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115


Designed to inspire this hotel is built at the intersection of modern design and Cleveland's history. The Hotel Tower is the former Ameritrust Tower, an example of brutalist architecture and designed by the same guys who designed the Whitney Museum ofAmerican Art. The adjacent Cleveland Trust Company Rotunda, was built in 1908 and on the National Register of Historical Places.

The Conference group rate is $155 per night for a Deluxe room, and is available from March 11th thru March 17th. Book Online by clicking here. Or call the hotel for reservations at 855-696-4735, and use the group code POEB.

Be sure to book your rooms early, this offer must be booked by 2/26/2016.

[12/24/2015]: The hotel increased the rooms available before Pause. -Gerald
[12/23/2015]: I am working with the hotel to increase the available rooms for Friday 3/11 and Saturday 3/12. I will post here with more information! -Gerald
[02/22/2016]: Rooms are running out, and there's change in the Group code. -Gerald

Airport: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport


Cleveland Hopkins (CLE) International Airport is 13 miles from the hotel in downtown Cleveland.

Via Taxi, Uber or Rental Car: About 20 minutes from Airport to Hotel - $20 - $25 via Uber.

Via Public Transportation: From the Airport, take the RTA Red Line to the Tower City Station. Walk 1/2 a mile east on Euclid Ave to the hotel at E 9th St and Euclid Ave

Walking from Terminal Tower:
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The Location:

POE sessions will be held in the lower level ball room of the hotel with lunch and snacks in the adjoining Vault bar, is the original bank's 5,000 square foot vault remodeled as a bar.

The Mint Ballroom:

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The Alex Theater:

The Vault (for meals and hanging out):



Lower level floorplan: