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2024 Hotel Options

WISE Conference 2024 will be held on the Reynolda [main] campus of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Pre-Conference Workshops will be held at the WFU Brookstown Campus, located less than a mile from the downtown core and approximately four miles from the Reynolda campus. Post-Conference Workshops will be held in Farrell Hall on the Reynolda campus.

The following hotels are convenient to both locations and offer lodging at different price points:

The Historic Brookstown Inn* (a Wyndham property)

A unique historic full-service property located a mile south of Winston-Salem’s downtown core and four miles/11-minute drive from Wake Forest University. Comfortable and eclectic, the Inn serves a complimentary hot Southern breakfast every morning, wine and cheese each evening, and homemade cookies at bedtime. WIFI and parking included in the room rate.

WISE Rate: $124.99 + tax thru 1/15/24 or until room block is full. Make reservations here or call 336-701-3904.

Graylyn Hotel & Conference Center 

Once the private home of Bowman Gray, former president and chairman of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Graylyn is an historic property owned by Wake Forest University approximately one mile from campus. The estate offers valet and free parking, a complimentary shuttle to campus and Reynolda Village, a fitness center, unlimited complimentary ice cream, freshly baked cookies daily, a business center and in-room WIFI.

WISE Rate: Estate guest rooms @ $207++/night or Manor House guest rooms @ $231++/night. Prices reflect a 20% discount. Make reservations here and use code WFUWISE at checkout.

Kimpton Cardinal Hotel* — an IHG property

Located in downtown Winston-Salem in the historic 1929 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco headquarters building—the architectural muse for New York City’s Empire State Building. French-inspired restaurant and bar, fitness center and large rec room with bowling alley and basketball court. Complimentary morning coffee. Reward members get complimentary WIFI. Valet parking available at extra cost; city parking garages located nearby.

WISE Rate: King room $169++/night; Queen-Queen $179.00++/night; thru 1/10/24 or until room block is full. Make reservations here.

Winston-Salem Marriott Downtown*

Conveniently located in the downtown core, the Downtown Marriott underwent a $20 million renovation in 2019. It features a health club, full-service restaurant and extensive bar. Room rate includes WIFI. Valet and self-parking available at extra cost.

WISE Rate: $159++/night thru 12/18/23 or until room block is full; Make reservations here.

Courtyard by Marriott University Parkway* 

Located just minutes from downtown and less than one mile from Wake Forest University, the Courtyard by Marriott offers complimentary parking and WIFI, a 24-hour fitness center, onsite bistro and bar. Rooms feature mini-refrigerators and coffee makers. Cost effective location for attendees with personal transportation. Although close to Wake Forest, not ideal for walking.

WISE Rate: $103++/night thru 1/8/24 or until room block is full; make reservations here.

*WISE will provide limited shuttle service to/from this hotel for the general conference.

Find more options at visitwinstonsalem.com