Location and Lodging

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MARS lodging

MARS convenes at the HYATT PLACE, in Dewey Beach, DE. This seaside resort hotel is your 'home away from home' for the week. Classes and all school functions are held in and around the hotel. Fabulous food is included in the tuition. Dine in style in the sundrenched, open-air dining room, or take it outside to enjoy the fantastic views overlooking the bay. Join in the fun with parties on the beach, or just enjoy laid back conversation relaxing in an adirondack chair while under an umbrella on the expansive deck. Take laps in the heated, indoor saltwater pool or work out in the fitness room. It's all included.

Double occupancy is included with your registration and regular tuition. More private Single occupancy rooms are available for an additional fee.
So why not bring your spouse or signlificant other to enjoy the locale while you take classes? They could relax on the deck and bask in the sun, sit on the beach, literally steps from the hotel, and watch the sunset, take a walk on the Boardwalk in Rehoboth (only minutes from the hotel). Or, they can take in the extraordinary shopping experience at the 'mile of style' Tangier Designer Fashion Outlets. Hundreds of name-brands and only minutes away! Then, catch up together during meals.
See the current additional rates.

Be advised MARS has no control over rooms outside of our week-long block, and the school will not be responsible, nor coordinate, any stay before Sunday, or past Thursday night (Friday morning).

If you're interested in coming in the day before the event so you are prepared for first thing on Sunday, or if you're thinking about making an 'extended vacation' by arriving early (Friday Saturday) and/or staying later (Friday, Saturday), MARS has worked with our hotel to offer you a special group rate of only $239/night for Friday or Saturday.
You can book your own "shoulder dates" directly by clicking BOOK MY EXTENDED STAY to access "our area" on their website (your discount will be factored in at checkout).

If this link gets corrupted, you can
  1. go directly to HYATT PLACE DEWEY BEACH website
  2. Click the yellow BOOK NOW button
  3. then in the pulldown menu choose "corporate or group code" use code G-MR25

If you have trouble booking online, you can always call the hotel directly at 302-581-3314, ask to speak to Sophie Trupo, the Sales Coordinator, and reference the MARS group (Code G-MR25)

  • There are a limited number of "shoulder date" rooms available to MARS at a discounted rate.
  • The cut-off date to book these "extra stay" rooms is April 10, 2025. After that date, the group rate is not guaranteed.
  • Choose ONLY the extra date(s) you want to stay (make sure you do not include S-Th of the schoolweek)
  • If you are registered with the school as a double occupancy, choose "one room, 2 guests". This may provide the possibility of staying in that same room all week. NOTE - while the school cannot guarantee, the hotel will do their best to make this happen.
  • If you are registered with the school as a single room, choose "one room, 1 guest". This may provide the possibility of staying in that same room all week. NOTE - while the school cannot guarantee, the hotel will do their best to make this happen.

Book EARLY for best chance at getting a room.
Be advised, rooms for shoulder dates, before or after our event, are based on availability at the time of booking, are at the sole discretion of the hotel, and may not be available.
If you are lucky enough to score a room, it is at the hotel's discretion of placement, and, as mentioned, may not be the same room you are assigned during the MARS week.

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