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RE: The way too early Nashville roll call
(02-27-2019 03:07 PM)randyfensfanclub1 Wrote:  
(02-21-2019 04:10 PM)klake87 Wrote:  Is there an official NIU hotel? I am planning on staying downtown. Take Uber to and from game but if there is a NIU hotel, might consider.

Hotel prices near downtown are pretty steep. I am a Hilton member and still pricey for the 3 nights I plan on staying there.

I booked through them, although I cashed in most my pts and don't use their card any more as I do Wyndham. (They have crap there). I booked a Home2 Suites (2 beds, pullout in 2nd room)through them and it was a lot less than anywhere else in vicinity other than the Extended Stay. Did 5 day cancellation. Prepay was even less. It's between dtown (1 mi) and campus (1/2-3/4)and has a few bars around. Patterson House across the street looks interesting

Only issue is the 30 bucks parking. But that's anywhere in that immediate area. Don't plan on moving my car once there, looks like the tailgate sucks, parking is ala FSU and donor/permit on campus.

Also of note, Carrie Underwood has a show on Friday so likely adding a little to room prices.....

...hopefully to the "scenery" in town too! 02-13-banana

I guess it's also the bachelorette party capital. At least of the south. Read one article where a guy said he "stopped counting at 17" on a weekend.
My better half will be coming so bachelorette parties I will avoid. Don't want frying pan to the head. I am looking for something closer to downtown as I will probably Uber to game because I won't be able to drive back to hotel.
02-27-2019 03:36 PM
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RE: The way too early Nashville roll call
(02-27-2019 03:36 PM)klake87 Wrote:  
(02-27-2019 03:07 PM)randyfensfanclub1 Wrote:  
(02-21-2019 04:10 PM)klake87 Wrote:  Is there an official NIU hotel? I am planning on staying downtown. Take Uber to and from game but if there is a NIU hotel, might consider.

Hotel prices near downtown are pretty steep. I am a Hilton member and still pricey for the 3 nights I plan on staying there.

I booked through them, although I cashed in most my pts and don't use their card any more as I do Wyndham. (They have crap there). I booked a Home2 Suites (2 beds, pullout in 2nd room)through them and it was a lot less than anywhere else in vicinity other than the Extended Stay. Did 5 day cancellation. Prepay was even less. It's between dtown (1 mi) and campus (1/2-3/4)and has a few bars around. Patterson House across the street looks interesting

Only issue is the 30 bucks parking. But that's anywhere in that immediate area. Don't plan on moving my car once there, looks like the tailgate sucks, parking is ala FSU and donor/permit on campus.

Also of note, Carrie Underwood has a show on Friday so likely adding a little to room prices.....

...hopefully to the "scenery" in town too! 02-13-banana

I guess it's also the bachelorette party capital. At least of the south. Read one article where a guy said he "stopped counting at 17" on a weekend.
My better half will be coming so bachelorette parties I will avoid. Don't want frying pan to the head. I am looking for something closer to downtown as I will probably Uber to game because I won't be able to drive back to hotel.
Sure you don't mean your better third?
02-27-2019 10:30 PM
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The way too early Nashville roll call
+2, wife and I will be enjoying the game and some excellent BBQ!

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02-28-2019 06:40 AM
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RE: The way too early Nashville roll call
(02-27-2019 10:30 PM)sarasotahuskie Wrote:  
(02-27-2019 03:36 PM)klake87 Wrote:  
(02-27-2019 03:07 PM)randyfensfanclub1 Wrote:  
(02-21-2019 04:10 PM)klake87 Wrote:  Is there an official NIU hotel? I am planning on staying downtown. Take Uber to and from game but if there is a NIU hotel, might consider.

Hotel prices near downtown are pretty steep. I am a Hilton member and still pricey for the 3 nights I plan on staying there.

I booked through them, although I cashed in most my pts and don't use their card any more as I do Wyndham. (They have crap there). I booked a Home2 Suites (2 beds, pullout in 2nd room)through them and it was a lot less than anywhere else in vicinity other than the Extended Stay. Did 5 day cancellation. Prepay was even less. It's between dtown (1 mi) and campus (1/2-3/4)and has a few bars around. Patterson House across the street looks interesting

Only issue is the 30 bucks parking. But that's anywhere in that immediate area. Don't plan on moving my car once there, looks like the tailgate sucks, parking is ala FSU and donor/permit on campus.

Also of note, Carrie Underwood has a show on Friday so likely adding a little to room prices.....

...hopefully to the "scenery" in town too! 02-13-banana

I guess it's also the bachelorette party capital. At least of the south. Read one article where a guy said he "stopped counting at 17" on a weekend.
My better half will be coming so bachelorette parties I will avoid. Don't want frying pan to the head. I am looking for something closer to downtown as I will probably Uber to game because I won't be able to drive back to hotel.
Sure you don't mean your better third?

Ok. I am twice the size of her...what is your point!!!!
02-28-2019 08:15 AM
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RE: The way too early Nashville roll call
Aloft hotel is a cool trendy spot. Cheap uber away( like $6)to stadium or dt. Right in the middle of both.

They have cool little bar with good live music.
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RE: The way too early Nashville roll call
Yeah Sarasota. Definitely tons of Bach parties. Everything is so close.

Fun city!
03-05-2019 08:41 AM
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(03-05-2019 08:41 AM)NIUfrank Wrote:  Yeah Sarasota. Definitely tons of Bach parties. Everything is so close.

Fun city!

Personally, I prefer a nice Beethoven party.

Rimshot
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RE: The way too early Nashville roll call
(03-06-2019 03:07 PM)randyfensfanclub1 Wrote:  
(03-05-2019 08:41 AM)NIUfrank Wrote:  Yeah Sarasota. Definitely tons of Bach parties. Everything is so close.

Fun city!

Personally, I prefer a nice Beethoven party.

Rimshot

I thought BTO. Bochman Turner Overdrive
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RE: The way too early Nashville roll call
(03-06-2019 03:07 PM)randyfensfanclub1 Wrote:  
(03-05-2019 08:41 AM)NIUfrank Wrote:  Yeah Sarasota. Definitely tons of Bach parties. Everything is so close.

Fun city!

Personally, I prefer a nice Beethoven party.

Rimshot

As a fine music aficianado, I prefer Pachelbel's Canon in D. Oh, oh.....did I say canon? Better scratch that or some donors may get upset!
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RE: The way too early Nashville roll call
(03-06-2019 03:42 PM)klake87 Wrote:  
(03-06-2019 03:07 PM)randyfensfanclub1 Wrote:  
(03-05-2019 08:41 AM)NIUfrank Wrote:  Yeah Sarasota. Definitely tons of Bach parties. Everything is so close.

Fun city!

Personally, I prefer a nice Beethoven party.

Rimshot

I thought BTO. Bochman Turner Overdrive

LOL
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RE: The way too early Nashville roll call
(03-06-2019 04:25 PM)Dog Fan Wrote:  
(03-06-2019 03:07 PM)randyfensfanclub1 Wrote:  
(03-05-2019 08:41 AM)NIUfrank Wrote:  Yeah Sarasota. Definitely tons of Bach parties. Everything is so close.

Fun city!

Personally, I prefer a nice Beethoven party.

Rimshot

As a fine music aficianado, I prefer Pachelbel's Canon in D. Oh, oh.....did I say canon? Better scratch that or some donors may get upset!

Well played. 04-bow
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