I had the same experience.
On 6/11/2012 7:13 AM, Pete Smith N4ZR wrote:
> A typical Intercontinental screw-up - the web site said no rooms were
> available in that time period, and the 800 number said I had to call the
> hotel direct. I did so, and got a reservation from a very nice and
> efficient clerk there. BTW if you don't plan to attend the CTU, they
> can give you the same rate for the last 3 nights only.
> 73, Pete N4ZR
> The World Contest Station Database, updated daily at www.conteststations.com
> The Reverse Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net, blog at
> spots at telnet.reversebeacon.net, port 7000 and
> arcluster.reversebeacon.net, port 7000
> On 6/10/2012 5:33 PM, Tim Duffy K3LR wrote:
>> If you stayed at the Crowne Plaza last month (Dayton 2012) and you filled
>> out a 2013 reservation form (left under your door on check-out day) and
>> dropped it off at the registration desk, then you should already have email
>> confirmation from the Crowne Plaza for your 2013 reservation. You do not
>> need to call or reconfirm on Monday June 11 if you already have a
>> reservation for 2013.
>> If you would like to make a reservation for Dayton 2013 - the remaining
>> rooms will be available for reservations starting Monday (tomorrow), June
>> 11, at 9:00 AM EDT (eastern time). The base room rate for the Contest room
>> block (NOR) is $137.00 per night.
>> The dates are:
>> Wednesday May 15, 2013
>> Thursday May 16, 2013
>> Friday May 17, 2013
>> Saturday May 18, 2013
>> The quickest way to get in the Crowne Plaza contest block is via the website
>> below. Starting Monday morning, June 11, 2012 at 9:00 AM eastern go to:
>> The Contest block code is NOR This block code will not work if you try to
>> use it before 9:00 AM EDT on June 11. Your reservation can only be made
>> after 9:00 AM EDT on Monday, June 11.
>> You may also call the reservation line - use the NOR block - after 9:00 AM
>> EDT on June 11, 2012. 1-800-227-6963
>> I expect the hotel will sell out very quickly (within a few hours of the
>> block NOR opening).
>> Tim K3LR
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