Venue and Travel

Welcome to Long Beach!

Long Beach is tucked along the waterfront and centrally located near Los Angeles and Orange County. One of America’s most walkable cities offers a big city feel and small-town charm. The city has ideal weather and a gorgeous setting with trendy shopping and delicious dining.

DREAM 2019 sessions will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Make Your Reservation

Please note the DREAM 2019 housing deadline has passed. To check on current hotel availability please contact the hotels directly. For contact information on all official hotels please click here. 

If you previously made a reservation through the housing provider and are in need of special assistance please contact their customer service line at 866-288-4530.

Best Western Plus Hotel at the Convention Center
Courtyard Long Beach by Marriott

Hilton Long Beach
Hotel Maya – a Doubletree by Hilton
Hyatt Centric The Pike Long Beach
Hyatt Regency Long Beach

Renaissance Long Beach Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott
Rodeway Inn
The Queen Mary
The Westin Long Beach

Getting to the Convention Center from Your Hotel

Most of our hotels are within walking distance of the Convention Center.  The City of Long Beach offers shuttle service between the official hotels and the convention center.
The bright red Passport Shuttle runs every 5-10 minutes and offers service to major Long Beach attractions and is free throughout the downtown area and whisks you quickly to downtown's cultural spots. Additionally, ATD is providing continuous shuttle service between the three farthest hotels -- the Queen Mary Hotel, Maya Hotel, and The Residence Inn -- and the Long Beach Convention Center.

By Air... Local Area Airports

  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) Airport Phone: 562-570-23600
    Distance from convention Center: 10 miles

  • John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA) Airport Phone: 949-252-5200 
    Distance for convention center: 23 miles

  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Airport Phone: 310-646-5252
    Distance from convention center: 21 miles

Getting from the Airport to Long Beach


Set up a ride to your hotel upon arrival to the airport or in advance with Super Shuttle. Serving:
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Long Beach Airport (LGB)
John Wayne Airport (SNA)
and Long Beach Harbor

Set up a ride to your hotel upon arrival to the airport or in advance with Karmel Shuttle.
Achieving the Dream 2019 Attendees receive $8 off roundtrip airport transfers

For reservations within 12 hours of your pick-up time, or to place reservations by phone, please call:
Toll free 1-888-995-RIDE (7433)
ATD19” to receive your discount.

Typical Minimum Charge for Transportation from Airport to Downtown Long Beach:

· From Long Beach Airport (LGB) Cab: $17 one way; Shuttle: $18
· From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Cab: $60 one way; Shuttle: $17
· From Orange County/John Wayne Airport (SNA) Cab: $50 one way; Shuttle: $35

Parking: for individual hotel parking rates please see hotel websites.

For information on Long Beach city attractions and travel information go to

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