July 28 & 29, 2015
Bar Examination Information:
Hotel Information for Monday, 27 & Tuesday, 28:
The Saratoga Hilton Booking Website: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/NYSBoardofLawExaminers 518-584-4000
Anne's Washington Inn Rate: $169 Group Code: bar exam 518-584-9807
Courtyard by Marriott Saratoga Springs Rate: $259 Group Code: BLE 518-226-0051
Embassy Suites Saratoga Springs Rate: $289 Group Code: BOA 518-886-1105
Hilton Garden Inn Rate: $259 (cut off date is July 3, 2 night minimum) Group Code: NYSBAR 518-587-1500
Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs Rate: $229 plus tax Group Code: BJR 518-584-4550
Longfellows Hotel Rate: $259.00 (plus 13% taxes & $2.00 housekeeping fee) Group Code: Bar Exam 2015 518-587-0108
Pavilion Grand Hotel Rate: $289 (Studio) / $309 (Studio w/Terrace) / $360 (One Bedroom) / $380 (One Bedroom w/Terrace) Group Code: NRLE 518-583-2727
Robin Hood Motel Rate: $125 (plus tax per night) Wednesday rate: $135 518-885-8899
Top Hill Motel Rate: $99 plus tax/night (1-2 people $10 extra) Group Code: BAR2015 518-584-5232
Alexander House Suites & Union Gables Inn Rate Code: $295 per night (One King Bedroom) / $650 per night (Two Bedroom suite with living room and kitchen) / $325 per night (One Bedroom Suite w/living room and kitchen) Group Code: BarEx2015 518-584-1558
Mileage to Saratoga Springs NY:
- Boston and New York City: 3 hours by car/less than an hour by air
- Philadelphia: Approx. 270 miles/under 5 hour drive
- Montreal within 3 hour drive
- Burlington VT : Approx 125 miles/under 3 hour drive
- 3 exits off I-87 (Adirondack Northway: Exits 13, 14 & 15), near I-90
- 30 minutes from the Albany International Airport, served by several major airlines
- 40 minutes to the Albany Rensselaer Amtrak Station
AMTRAK Rensselaer, NY - Albany (ALB) 525 East Street, Rensselaer, NY 12144 Website
Saratoga Train Station-AMTRAK 26 Station Lane, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) Website
By Air: Albany International Airport (518) 242-2200 Website Airport is 30 minutes South of Saratoga Springs.
By Bus: CDTA: 110 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY - (518) 437-8300 Greyhound: 22 State St, Schenectady, NY - (518) 346-6113 Trailways: 153 Broad St., Saratoga Springs NY (800) 858-8555 Upstate Tours: 207 Geyser Rd, Saratoga Springs, NY - (518) 584-5252 Premiere Express Shuttle: 456 N. Pearl Street, Albany, NY - (518) 459-6123
Taxi & Limousines: *Pricing depends upon type of vehicle and number of passengers, please call for specific pricing All Occassion Limousine Service 518-479-5466 Premiere Limousine/Express Shuttle 518-459-6123 or 1-800-515-6123 Saratoga Hybrid Taxi 518-698-4122 Saratoga Taxi 518-584-2700 The Giddy Up (518) 334-3444 Saratoga Town Car (518) 580-9090 Today's Limo 518-452-4242 Valet Park of America (518) 599-8916 Value Van Taxi and Car Service 518-479-9394
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The storied background of Saratoga is both dramatic and colorful! From the early lore of native Indians and healing waters, to the history-changing Battle of Saratoga during the Revolutionary War, to the captains of industry and moving picture stars that frequented Saratoga in the early days, there is plenty to explore here in the renowned Spa City! Meeting and convention visitors love to tour the battle grounds, browse area museums, and take a walking tour of the historic healing Saratoga mineral springs!
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Saratoga dining is one of the Spa City's most treasured pastimes! Its reputation as a multicultural community extends to the many restaurants you will find in Saratoga Springs NY, offering everything from steak and seafood to incredibly flavorful ethnic menus. Saratoga Springs restaurants offer something for everyone, from an irresistible homemade muffin and fresh roasted coffee for breakfast, to some of the finest desserts available in the Northeast! There are many excellent fine dining restaurants in Saratoga Springs, along with great casual eateries, bistros and delis. www.discoversaratoga.org/saratoga-dining/
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Saratoga shopping is considered some of the best entertainment Saratoga Springs has to offer! Get your dose of retail therapy as you browse trendy, upscale clothing stores in downtown Saratoga Springs with the latest fashions, and explore the elegant, one-of-a-kind boutiques scattered throughout downtown Saratoga. Browse antique and book stores, find that special piece of jewelry, fun and unique toys, or one-of-a-kind specialty gifts. You just may find that treasure you've been searching for forever in one of the distinctly unique galleries or shops! Stroll the quaint downtown, enjoy lunch at a great restaurant, and drink in the atmosphere that is uniquely Saratoga. Everything is within walking distance (depending upon how many bags you have!), or just a short drive from your Saratoga accommodations. www.discoversaratoga.org/shopping
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Let the healing waters and mineral baths in Saratoga Springs work their bubbly magic...indulge yourself with a soothing and relaxing massage, hot stone treatment, manicure, pedicure, or sauna therapy. Click here for list of spas!
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Features over 1,700 slot machines, Vapor Night Club, live harness racing and a variety of eateries ranging from buffet to fine dining. Gaming facility operating hours 10:00 am to 2:00 am, seven days a week. Live harness racing on select nights. Simulcast available 7 days a week. Visit www.saratogagaming.com
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Saratoga Springs, NY is an ideal golfing destination, with more than 15 top rated golf courses offering golfers a wide variety of challenging and enjoyable courses.
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Here in the autumn of 1777 American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender. This crucial American victory renewed patriots’ hopes for independence, secured essential foreign recognition and support, and forever changed the face of the world. The Battlefield is the largest of three sites making up Saratoga National Park.
http://www.nps.gov/sara/index.htm Meeting and convention visitors love to tour the battle grounds, browse area museums, and take a walking tour of the historic healing Saratoga mineral springs! Click here for a list of Saratoga museums!
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The Museum collects, preserves, researches, interprets and exhibits the entire spectrum of Thoroughbred racing, enhanced by interactive displays. Further, the Museum is the Official National Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame honoring Horses, Trainers, and Jockeys. Click here for website