4th Street Fantasy…
continues June 16–18, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN

About the Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton
1500 Park Place Blvd
St. Louis Park, Minnesota 55416

Hotel reservations can be made via the online reservation system or by calling the Hotel @ 1-800-245-9190 and asking for the "4th Street Fantasy Convention" group rate until May 24th, 2017. The nightly rate is $112 for a standard room and $152 for a suite (+$15 for 3rd person, +$15 for 4th person) plus taxes.

The DoubleTree is a great venue that offers a combination of a convenient layout, restaurant and bar on premises, many nearby food options, reasonable price, and other amenities.

We'll be in the Terrace Ballrooms which are on the second floor on the far side of the hotel from the main hotel registration desk. For those of you who have been attending the convention for many years, you might remember this as the space we used for sunday brunches a few times.

We've gotten a few questions, though, so here's some further information for those considering a hotel room.

1) Where are convention events happening?

We'll be using all 4 of the Terrace ballrooms and the Orchard room across the hall which are on the second floor on the opposite side of the hotel from the main registration desk. Additionally, the two suites (outside the ball room hallway will be open use rooms. There will be a table or two instead of beds.

2) Where's the smokers lounge? Is there any outdoors place to sit and talk?

There will be a gathering place just outside the entrance of the hotel near the Dover Restaurant. Canopies and citronella will be provided. You'll have to provide the good conversation.

3) Where's the ConSuite

Our Hospitality Suite is in Terrace Ballroom 1, next to the main programming space in Terrace Ballroom 2-4 and the Annex space in Orchard Ballroom. It will have food, drinks, and a few tables, like always.

The ConSuite choices will include the usual beverages, savories, tortilla rolls, and sweets.

If there is a gap in the offerings, you have special dietary needs that need to addressed, or you have a suggestion/request, please send us a note so that we can adjust the planning.

4) I live in the Twin Cities - I'm trying to decide between staying at home, and getting a hotel room. What should I know?

One thing many people enjoyed at last year's 4th Street were the music parties and patio conversations - which went late into the night. Having a hotel room means you don't need to drive home when you're tired.

More than that, though, it allows for a continuation of great conversation and at many more times. This hotel has a number of spaces to catch up with old friends, make new connections, or continue a discussion from a panel. And, of course, for introverts, having a hotel room means you can have somewhere to take a short break from those conversations when needed. The hotel also has a pool, hot tub, sauna, and exercise room, along with other amenities.