The Hunt Valley Inn
Address: 245 Shawan Rd., Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Important Hotel Policies
A Note for Foreign Fans
The Hunt Valley Inn is Sold Out for Shore Leave 35.
Please view our list of alternative hotels for a list
of other accomodations in the area. (Our room block is sold out, not
The Hunt Valley Inn is now accepting reservations for Shore Leave 35. Please keep checking
this website for updates. To make your reservations, please call the 410 area code number, this is the only valid
number for the hotel.
If you are quoted a rate other than $129 per night, please contact our
Hotel Liaison immediately and she'll sort it out.
- Hotel reservations for Shore Leave must be for a minimum of two nights.
You may not sleep in vehicles parked in the parking lot. This includes campers
No pets of any kind are permitted in any area of the hotel (this includes guest
rooms). Service animals, such as guide dogs, are exempt from this restriction
in accordance with the law, but the person accompanying them must need the
All room parties must be pre-authorized by the convention chairs.
The hotel will shut down non-authorized room parties. To obtain details or
authorization please email the convention chair.
There is a charge for rollaways and refrigerators. So many people request them that the hotel
must rent extras and this charge pays for them. Rollaway cots are only available for rooms
with king size beds.
Rooms with two double beds are now limited to four person occupancy.
- All hotels overbook conventions slightly as standard policy. Rooms are assigned
as you check in, not based on when you made your reservation, so check in is
- If you pay for your room by any method other than by a credit card,
the hotel requires a $20/day deposit for incidentals.
This is done at all larger hotels and is not just a policy applied
during conventions. This deposit is returned to you if not used, but
the method varies with your payment method. If you have any questions
concerning the method of refund, discuss this with the call agent when
you make your reservation.
- Please note that the hotel has a no-smoking policy.
Updates to this policy are pending. Please check back in January for details.
- Reservations may be
canceled without penalty up until 24 hours before your arrival date.
You must pay for one night (including taxes) if you cancel your
reservation less than 24 hours before your scheduled arrival.
- Changes to your reservation (e.g. number of nights or dates) must be made before June 30th. Changes after
that date will require coordination with our Hotel
ATTENTION: Help Another Fan!
While the hotel's cancellation policy, as stated above, allows you to cancel a reservation up to 24 hours
before your planned arrival, without penalty to you, the hotel's policy also allows the hotel to resell any rooms
canceled after June 9 at full price rather than at the convention rate.
If you have room reservations you anticpate canceling before the convention,
please try to help another fan by making your cancellation by June 2.
This way another fan can call in for a reservation and get your room(s) at the
discounted convention rate.
We thank you, and they'll thank you, too!
The hotel has an ATM machine. It is located across from the entrance to the
Garden Dealers Room.
Bring a sweater or sweatshirt and a pair of long pants. The hotel rooms,
especially the convention facilities, can be a bit on the chilly side even
though the convention is during high Summer.
If you have any problems with the hotel, contact our Hotel
Liaison. She will try to resolve your problem.
A floor plan of the hotel with all the convention facilities can be seen by
A Note for Foreign Fans:
No local hotels or banks exchange foreign currency. If you need cash in US
dollars, your options are: bring it with you from your country, get it at
the Foreign Exchange Office at BWI Airport, or get it at the American Express
Travel Office in downtown Baltimore. Please click this link
for details on the last two.
For directions, please see the
The Hunt Valley Inn's web site, or our Directions