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Hotel and Travel Information

Welcome to Auburn, the enchanting ‘Loveliest Village on the Plains’! Nestled in the picturesque rolling hills of east central Alabama, this small and friendly university town boasts a population of around 60,000 residents. Conveniently located along Interstate 85, Auburn offers easy access to neighboring cities: less than 60 miles northeast of Montgomery, Alabama’s capital city; approximately 30 miles northwest of Columbus, Georgia; and just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta.

For your comfort and convenience, our conference will take place at the newly renovated Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center. As our guest, you’ll enjoy a special discounted room rate, ensuring a delightful stay during your time with us.

If you’re eager to explore the area before arriving, we encourage you to visit the Auburn/Opelika Tourism Bureau website. There, you’ll find a wealth of information about local establishments, award-winning dining, parks and entertainment options, and more.

Prepare to be charmed by Auburn’s warm hospitality, vibrant atmosphere, and stunning surroundings. We look forward to welcoming you to our beloved town for an unforgettable experience at the CLT conference!


Accommodations and group room discounts are available at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. Located in the heart of Auburn University’s majestic campus, this newly renovated hotel offers easy access to the entertainment of downtown Auburn, the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National, and historic Opelika. Take advantage of the group room rate by calling  334-821-8200 and mentioning the “CLT Conference” or book using this link:


The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center is centrally located three miles from Interstate 85. Most out-of-state attendees will fly into the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, GA, which is an hour and 45 minutes north of Auburn. Atlanta is in the Eastern Time zone, and Auburn is an hour behind in the Central Time zone.


Auburn is centrally located to many international airports, including Birmingham  and Montgomery, AL, as well as Atlanta and Columbus, GA. Travel times vary depending on traffic and time of day.


Visit the Auburn/Opelika Tourism Bureau website for a complete list of dining options in the area, as well as local favorites.

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