TOC 2010 Hotel & Travel

Reservations | Getting There | Weather | International Attendees

Conference Location

New York Marriott Marquis Times Square
1535 Broadway
New York, New York 10036 USA
Phone: 1 (212) 398-1900
Fax: 1 (212) 704-8930

TOC will take place at the Marriott Marquis Times Square Hotel, in the Times Square theater district of midtown Manhattan. The New York Marriott Marquis Hotel is within walking distance of the Broadway theater district, Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue shopping, Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center & NBC studio tours, Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and Central Park Zoo. Also nearby are Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, UN, and the Empire State Building.

Hotel Reservations

Guest Room Rate: $249.00 for single or double accommodations plus applicable tax (currently 13.375% plus $3.50 per day occupancy tax and Javits fee)

Please Note: the TOC discounted room rate has expired, however rooms are still available. Please contact the hotel directly and identify yourself as "O'Reilly Tools of Change" for the best available rate.

To Make a Reservation: To receive the conference room rate, please identify yourself as "O'Reilly Tools of Change" when calling the hotel's reservation number: (800) 843-4898 or (212) 704-8700. The cut-off date for the group rate is January 29, 2010. Reservations received after January 29, 2010 (or after the room block sells out, whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available at the prevailing rate of the hotel. Please provide 72 hours' notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.

Online Reservations: Please go to the New York Marriott Marquis website to make your reservations on-line.

Getting There

Parking at the Marriott Marquis Times Square

  • Valet parking: $50 car/$60 SUV/$75 oversize vehicle. $10 service fee for in/out access to garage. No motorcycles.

New York Area Airports

  • New York/La Guardia - LGA
    Hotel Direction: 9 mi E
    Driving Directions: Follow the Grand Central Parkway towards Manhattan/Triborough Bridge. After paying the toll stay on the left and follow signs to the F.D.R Drive South. Exit onto 42nd St./United Nation. Follow 42nd Street to 8th Ave. Turn right and go to 46th St. Turn right and the hotel will be on the right at the end of that block.
    Estimated taxi fare: 30.0 USD (one way)
  • New York/JF Kennedy - JFK
    Hotel Direction: 15 mi SE
    Driving Directions: Take Van Wyck Expressway to Grand Central Pkwy. to L.I.E. (Midtown Tunnel) straight up 42nd St. to 8th Ave. Turn right on 46th St.
    Estimated taxi fare: 45.0 USD (one way)
  • Newark - EWR
    Hotel Direction: 15 mi W
    Driving Directions: Take NJ Tnpk. (N) to Lincoln Tunnel. Follow signs to 42nd St. (N). Take a left onto 8th Ave. and a right on 46th St. Proceed straight to hotel.
    Estimated taxi fare: 60.0 USD (one way)

Other Transportation

  • Nearest Bus Station
    Port Authority
  • Nearest Subway Station
    MTA Times Square
  • Train Station
    Penn Station


In February, the average high temperature for New York City is 42°F and the average low temperature is 29°F. See more information about New York City weather.

International Attendees

Please visit for important information about international travel to the United States.

Rental Cars


Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may go to the "Hertz Interactive Reservation System" to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars for the conference. Or call Hertz Reservations at 1-800-654-3131 and mention code #01XY0035.

United Airline Discount


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