Conference Venue and Travel Information

Hotel Accommodations:

The conference hotel is the Renaissance Asheville Downtown Hotel located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, USA.  The hotel belongs to the Marriott hotel brand.

The street address of the hotel is: 31 Woodfin Street, Asheville, NC 28801, USA.

A block of 250 hotel rooms have been allocated for the HTPD 2024 conference.  After April 1st, any remaining rooms will be made available to the public.

Book your stay at the group rate for High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics Conference 2024 (HTPD) here.

Alternatively, guests can also call the hotel directly (+1 828-252-8211) and reference “High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics Conference” with the reservationist.

Welcome Reception:

A welcome reception will be held in the foyer to the Grand Ballroom of the hotel on Sunday, April 21 from 5-8pm.  During this time conference attendees may pick up their conference registration materials.

Conference Banquet:

The conference banquet will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the hotel on Tuesday, April 23 from 6-8pm.


The nearest airport is Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), located approximately 9 miles from downtown Asheville (and the conference venue.)

Ground transportation:

Taxis are available at the airport, and a typical fare to downtown is ~$50.

Public transportation bus service is available in Asheville.  The S3 route services the airport and downtown locations.  The one-way fare is ~$1, and the journey time is ~35 minutes from the airport to downtown.

Local Activities:

Asheville has a vibrant social scene in the downtown area within walking distance from the conference hotel, with many venues for eating, drinking, and entertainment.

For more information on opportunities, follow this link.