Plan Your Trip

Conference Hotel:
The Peabody Memphis
149 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

With a style and tradition befitting one of Memphis’ grandest, most legendary hotels, The Peabody Memphis offers a magnificent bridge between the “Blues City’s” celebrated past and cosmopolitan present. The celebrated Duck March takes place twice daily at 11 am and 5 pm when the Peabody Ducks walk to and from the fountain in the lobby.

Nestled in the heart of downtown, the historic Peabody offers a one-of-a-kind experience just blocks from Beale Street, the Memphis Rock ‘n Soul Museum, the Gibson Guitar Factory, Fed-Ex Forum, Sun Studio, the Orpheum Theatre and the Memphis Cook Convention Center.  Memphis attractions include Graceland, the National Civil Rights Museum, and the American Queen Steamboat just to name a few.

Hotel Reservation Information for The Peabody

The APBP room block is now closed. To make your hotel reservation at the Peabody, please call Jackie Ingram, 901-529-4173.

(*There is a mandatory Hotel Service Fee of $12.95 per room, per night (not taxed) which includes wireless internet access in guest rooms, unlimited local phone and 800 number calls, complimentary use of the Health club, morning newspaper, overnight shoe shine and coffee and tea service in the Deli each morning during designated hours.)

Reservation Policy – to guarantee a reservation with the Peabody a deposit equal to the first night’s room and tax or a credit card is needed.

Check in – 4:00 pm
Check-out – 11:00 am

Cancellation – In the event that an individual reservation is cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival, the deposit is refundable. If an individual reservation is cancelled with 71 hours of the arrival date or the guest fails to check in on the arrival date, the credit card will be charged for the first night’s room and tax or the deposit will be forfeited.

Bicycles can be stored in your guest room or at the bell stand.

Transportation Information

The Peabody does not offer shuttle service, but below are options for transportation.


Cooper Express is $20.00 one way or $40.00 round trip with the conference discount (use code APBP – regular price is $32.00 one way).
Advance reservations are required. Reserve your spot as soon as possible by calling 901-340-4496 and mentioning APBP or on the website at and including APBP as the discount code.


Private van or town car service with transportation to the airport or local restaurants and attractions can be reserved in advance through The Peabody Concierge by calling 901-529-4000.

Peabody Town car: $65 airport transfer, 1-3 passengers
Peabody Van: $85 airport transfer, 4-6 passengers


Taxi: $27.60 (one-way)
LYFT: $16.52 (one-way)
Uber: $16.67 (one-way)
Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA):

  • Memphis International Airport has a public bus stop located in front of Terminal C at the baggage claim level, on outer drive (the third across); look for the MATA City Bus sign overhead.
  • MATA Bus #2 (Midtown/Medical District/Downtown) picks up about every 25 minutes Monday through Friday from 6:38 a.m. to 5:16 p.m., and every two hours on Saturdays from 6:54 a.m. to 5:24 p.m. There are no scheduled pickups on Sundays.
  • MATA Bus #4 (LeMoyne Owen College/Downtown) picks up about every hour
    Monday through Friday from 8:20 a.m. to 10:20 p.m., with one Saturday pickup at 8:08 p.m. There are no scheduled pickups on Sundays.
  • For more information call 901-274-6282 (MEM is shuttle stop #5310)


Self-Parking: $20.00 per day
Valet Parking: $29.00 per day


West Memphis, Arkansas Hotel Options

APBP does not have discounted room rates at these hotels:

Comfort Suites

Clarion Hotel


Bike Downtown

With new bike lanes, riverside trails and beautiful scenery, Downtown is a bicycle-friendly environment where you can safely explore Memphis.
Downtown Bike Tours:
Click here for the City of Memphis’ recommended 9-mile Downtown Bike Tour
Click here for a map of bike racks throughout Downtown

The Hightailers Bike Club of Memphis offers a free weekly 12 to 16-mile Downtown Bike Ride in conjunction with the Memphis Farmers Market on Saturdays at 9 am from April through October. Click here for more information.

Bike Rental:
Don’t have a bike? You can rent a bike for a half day or full day from the Peddler Bike Shop on South Main. Either go to their online reservation page to select your preferred bike and date needed, or call them at (901) 522-9757. Click here for online reservation.

Another bike rental option is Revolutions Bicycle Coop.  Check out their website or call them at 901-726-6409.

Downtown Trolley

While our vintage electric trolleys are undergoing repairs, visitors are encouraged to hop aboard one of the many Downtown Trolley Shuttle buses that travel throughout Downtown! At $1 per ride, the shuttles offer a fun and inexpensive way to take a quick tour of Downtown, and to help visitors easily get around. Click here to view a map of the Trolley Shuttle Service.

Main Street Line shuttles travel north and south along the Main Street Mall and operate about every 10-15 minutes.
Monday – Thursday: 7:00 AM – 10:40 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM – 11:40 PM
Saturday: 8:20 AM – 12:00 AM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:15 PM

This shuttle loops down Main Street and Riverside Drive with stops at the new Bass Pro Outdoor World. Shuttles arrive approximately every 20 minutes.
Monday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

This shuttle takes passengers from the Downtown Core to The Edge and the Medical District. Shuttles arrive approximately every 20 minutes.
Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM