The host hotel for this year’s SEM Conference is Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown. The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown is located near the Point State Park, Pittsburgh’s famed three rivers, the Duquesne Incline, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Heinz Hall, and the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts.

Wyndham Grand Pittsburg Downtown

Hotel Contact Information:

The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA, USA 15222
Tel: (412) 391-4600 (not for reservations)
Reservations: 877 999-3223

Room Reservation Information:

$170 per night plus tax* (single or double occupancy)

Special Student Rates
Triple occupancy rooms - $180 ($60.00/person/night) plus tax*
Quad occupancy rooms - $190 ($47.50/person/night)plus tax*
*Current taxes are 7% local occupancy tax and 7% state tax
Rates include complimentary internet access in sleeping rooms

To make your housing reservation, please contact the hotel directly. You may make your reservation by telephoning or online. Rates quoted above are available three days prior to, and three days subsequent to meeting, based on availability.

Online Room Reservation:

Please click on the following link to make your SEM Conference sleeping room reservation and receive the special conference rate

Telephone Room Reservation:

  • If you are telephoning, please indicate that you are with the Society for Ethnomusicology to receive the group rate.Reservations must be guaranteed with first night’s deposit to a credit card.
  • Reservations must be cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid loss of first night’s room and tax charges.
  • Check-in time is 4:00pm PMT and check-out is 11:00am EST
  • The deadline to make reservations at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown is midnight, Friday, October 10, 2014. Reservations made after this date will be reserved only on a space available basis.