The Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, the conference venue, is offering Animal Law Conference attendees a special rate of $165/night plus tax. Each newly renovated room includes 1 King or 2 Queen beds, a private bathroom, high-speed internet access available for a fee, a flat-screen LCD TV with HD channels, a coffee maker, a hairdryer, iron/ironing board, room service, a safe, and more. There is off-site self-parking available for $36/day and valet parking available for $46/day.

To make a reservation, click here. The deadline to reserve a room is October 2, 2020.


Ground Transportation


It takes approximately 50 minutes by MTA Light RailLink to travel from the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. From the airport baggage claim, look for signs for “MTA Light Rail”. The Light Rail station is located immediately outside the lower level of the terminal building, adjacent to Concourse E. You can purchase a Light Rail ticket ($1.60 to the Inner Harbor) in the Light Rail Station. The train runs every 30 minutes to and from the airport.

To travel to the Inner Harbor from the airport, catch the Light RailLink toward “Hunt Valley.” Exit the train at the Convention Center stop which is located at the corner of W Pratt St. and S Howard St. in the Inner Harbor. Walk east along W Pratt St. for approximately 10 minutes. The entrance to the hotel will be on your right at 202 E. Pratt St.

Note: W Pratt St. becomes E Pratt St. at the Charles St. intersection.

To view the MTA Light RailLink map, click here.

Car Service

If you would like to book private car service to/from the airport or a local tour, we recommend Universal Limo. To reserve service, click here.

Taxis, Lyft & Uber

Taxis, Lyft and Uber all operate from the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Depending on the time of day, it will take approximately 30 – 45 minutes to get from the airport to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and fares will range from $25 – $35.

Airport Shuttle

GO Airport Express offers door-to-door service from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) to the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel and other Inner Harbor hotels. To make a reservation, click here.