NOAA Science Research Review of the
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory

Logistics & Accommodations

The 2016 GLERL Lab Review is being held March 22-24, 2016 at:

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
4840 South State Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108



Lodging for the GLERL Lab Review at the government per diem rate of $111 per night has been arranged at:

The Kensington Court Hotel
610 Hilton Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Tel. 734-761-7800

The hotel will accept reservations for the room block until Friday, March 4, 2016. To make your hotel reservation, please call the hotel directly at 734-761-7800. You will need to reference the group name NOAA Great Lakes.

The Kensington Court Hotel is approximately 2 miles from GLERL.

Please contact Laura Newlin at or 734-741-2245 if you have any questions.


From the Airport (~25 mi)

To get to GLERL travelers may opt to rent a car, taxi or use an airport shuttle.

Taxi service from the airport to Ann Arbor will cost approximately $65 each way.

The Michigan Flyer airport shuttle may be pre-arranged and will take you to the Kensington Court Hotel. Standard round trip fare is $24. You may call Michigan Flyer at 517-333-0400 or arrange your transportation online here.

From Hotel to the Lab (~2 mi)

During the review, the Reviewers will meet in the Kensington Court lobby at 8:00 am for van transport to GLERL. All other visitors are encouraged to carpool to the laboratory.


From Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) to GLERL (~25 mi, click here for Google Maps directions):

  1. Take I-94 west to Exit 177 State St.
  2. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto S. State Rd. (State St. becomes State Rd. near the I-94 overpass).
  3. Take S. State Road approximately 1.5 miles
  4. Go past the Ann Arbor Airport (on your right)
  5. You will then see the brown and blue “Devon Self Storage” (also on your right). Turn right into the first driveway past the storage place 4840 S. State Rd.

Please note: Do not be confused by a building labeled “4840” visible on the left (east) side of South State Road opposite the entrance to GLERL's parking lot. That building is not actually on South State and is not GLERL.

More information can be found on our visitor information page.

General Questions
Margaret Lansing