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Unread 09-18-2008, 02:13 PM   #1
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Default Motels @ the Royal?

I just got my judges' packet yesterday, called the motel (Best Western) today & was told there's no vacancies for the weekend of the Royal. Does any one know of a place that has vacancies @ a reasonable rate? Yeah, I know I shoulda called earlier - first year @ the Royal - newbie mistake .
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Unread 09-18-2008, 02:31 PM   #2
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Here's a map of hotels around the royal.
http://maps.google.com/maps?near=Ame...3&ie=UTF8&z=13
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I don't know where the shuttles are running from this year but it would be very convenient to stay at a hotel with the shuttle. I think they usually run a shuttle from the Westin Crown Center.

Parking is expensive and the walk is long. Depending on how late you arrive, you can easily end up a mile a way from Kemper.
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Check the Comfort Inn on Admiral Blvd. Your KCBS membership should provide you a discount as well. Call the office for the discount code if you don't already have it.
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I just got one at the Econo Lodge about a mile and a half away for $64.00 a night
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Man, I'm glad I reserved my room at the Best Western the day I got my judges pack!

For others judging at the Royal, what do you all do during downtime?
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I just got one at the Econo Lodge about a mile and a half away for $64.00 a night
Which one is that - what street?
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OK, I'm in @ the Comfort Inn --- thanx, Jorge .
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Happy to help.
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I'll see ya there Dave.
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Thanx Brothers! Looking forward to seeing old friends & meeting new ones .
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There is a Hilton Garden Inn that you can get to very easily if you know how that is in KCK on Minnesota by the Federal Court house, usually 89 a night but much nicer than some other around that price.
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Man, I'm glad I reserved my room at the Best Western the day I got my judges pack!

For others judging at the Royal, what do you all do during downtime?

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