Hotels and Lodging

We have booked an additional block of non-smoking rooms at a rate of $79.00 per night (double queen size beds up to 4 occupants) at The Fairfield Inn and Suites for Friday, March 22, 2013. To reserve a room, please call 540-433-9333 and use the group name “Eastern American Studies Conference”, or you can go on-line at www.marriottharisonburg.com and use group booking code: EASEASA. Please note to get this rate all reservations need to be made by March 8, 2013. Check in is at 3 p.m., and check out is at noon.

The Fairfield Inn and Suites
1946 Medical Avenue
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801 USA

The hotel is about two miles from all conference events and includes the following free amenities:

  • parking
  • wi/fi, high definition TV
  • coffee/tea in each room
  • refrigerator & microwave
  • hot continental breakfast
  • fitness room, indoor pool, whirlpool
  • toll-free phone calls
  • Safe deposit boxes, front desk

The Best Western Harrisonburg now only has smoking rooms remaining in our block of rooms reserved for Friday, March 22, 2013 for the EASA conference at the rate of $64 (two double beds, up to 4 occupants). To get this rate, reservations must by made by Feb. 22, 2013. If you wish to book a smoking room, please call 540-433-6089 and use the group code “EMUH.” Check in is at 3 p.m., and check out is at noon.

Best Western Harrisonburg
45 Burgess Road,
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801, United States
540-433-6089

The hotel is about two miles from all conference events and includes the following free amenities:

  • parking
  • wi/fi
  • microwave/frig in each room
  • deluxe breakfast including sausage biscuits & gravy, waffles, fruit, etc.
  • indoor dry sauna, fitness room, indoor pool, whirlpool
  • cable

Accommodations in the Harrisonburg Area

EMU guest house

If you’re looking for lodging on or near campus, try the EMU guest house first for a comfortable stay at a reasonable price.

If that is booked, guest house staff may be able to connect you with a local home that is willing to host you. For more information, email .

Other area lodging

In addition to the lodging options listed below, EMU visitors can contact nearby Mountain Valley retreat center, Highland Retreat and other retreat centers in the area.

Directions and maps

Directions to EMU
EMU campus map
EMU and surrounding area