JW Marriott Houston
5150 Westheimer Road
Houston, Texas 77056
Reservations: 1-800-228-9290

As one of the top luxury hotels in Houston, the JW Marriott Houston delivers an authentic experience expertly curated for you. Choose from a wide range of accommodations, including concierge-level guest rooms, which include access to the exclusive lounge that provides complimentary hot breakfast, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Sip and savor at one of two upscale restaurants, most notably Destino, which offers freshly prepared, farm-to-table cuisine. With a state of the art fitness center, you can relax and swim in the private rooftop pool overlooking the city skyline.
Embark on a journey from our Houston hotel near the Galleria. Catch a world-class concert or a Rockets game at the Toyota Center, minutes from the hotel. Walk across the street to Houston Galleria, the largest shopping center in Texas or enjoy America’s favorite pastime at Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros.

Registration Update

CLICK HERE to make your reservations directly with the hotel or call 1-800-228-9290 . The deadline for our group room block has passed (Wednesday, March 14). Reservations received after this date are not guaranteed at the group rate. To ensure your preferred accommodations, we suggest that you complete your arrangements as soon as possible, if you have not done so already.


Check-in time is after 3:00 pm. Check-out time is 11:00 am.
MD Anderson strongly encourages you to book your overnight accommodations at The JW Marriott Houston. By staying at the conference headquarters hotel, you help the conference meet its contractual obligations with the hotel and maintain your current conference benefits, as well as keep future hotel guest room rates and registration fees reasonable.

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Air Travel information

United Airlines is an official carrier for the conference.  United offers discounts off published fares of 2% to 10% or zone fares. For fare and schedule information and to make your reservations, please visit or call United Meetings Reservations at 1-800-426-1122. Refer to
Z Code: ZYX2 and Agreement Code 907032. There will be a $25 service fee collected, per ticket, for all tickets issued through United Meetings Reservations, or any United Airlines ticketing facility. The service fee is nonrefundable and applies to all itineraries, one-way or round-trip. To avoid a service fee and receive an additional 3% discount*, book your reservations online at Enter both your Z-code and Agreement code (without a space) in the Offer Code Box: ZYX2907032. *Additional 3% discount applies to published fares only. Travel agencies must list the Z Code in the Ticket Designator Box and Tour Code Box on the ticket. For reservation assistance outside the toll-free United Meetings dialing area, contact the local United Reservations Office. Attendees from outside the United States may also request a reservation via email at (Please allow 24 hours for requests to be processed).

Ground Transportation

William P Hobby Airport (HOU) is approximately 16 miles from the JW Marriott. George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is approximately 27 miles from the JW Marriott. Visitors seeking shuttle service and transportation to JW Marriott and around the city have a variety of options, from taxi service and limousines to airport shuttles and public transportation. The hotel Concierge will be more than happy to assist you with hotel shuttle transportation options to or from local airports, attractions and other Houston destinations. For the hotel Concierge dial 713-961-1500.

International Travel Information

A foreign national or alien entering the U.S. is generally required to present a passport and valid visa issued by a U.S. Consular Official, unless they are a citizen of a country eligible for the Visa Waiver Program, or are a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a citizen of Canada.

The Visa Waiver Program allows foreign nationals from certain countries to be admitted to the U.S. under limited conditions and for a limited time without obtaining a visa. The foreign national must arrive on an approved carrier (if coming by air or sea), staying no more than 90 days, for pleasure/medical purposes/business, and be able to prove they are not inadmissible. The foreign national is still required to have a passport.

To obtain a list of countries eligible and VWP passport requirements for the Visa Waiver Program, please visit

NOTE:  All travelers transiting the United States are subject to the U.S. customs/immigration laws.

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