Hotel and Host Information for The Grinding Doc’s Courses

Listed below is information on the location of courses and suggested hotels. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements.

Venue: SL Munson & Co.

Location: Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Address: SL Munson & Co. // 1404 Old Dairy Dr. // Columbia, SC 29201

Hotel Recommendation: 

Courtyard Marriott // 1125 Fort Congaree Trail // Cayce, SC 29033 // 803-794-7033 // group rate of $129, quote C-SLM or SL Munson & Co., rate applies until August 25.

Alternate hotels: (1)

(1) Hampton Inn (for those wishing to stay downtown) // 822 Gervais St., Columbia, SC  29201 // 803-231-2000 // $169 king or queen, $219 king study, quote group rate C-SLM or SL Munson & Co., rate applies until August 25(2) Hilton Columbia Center (for those wishing to stay downtown) // 924 Senate St. // Columbia, SC 29201 // 803-744-7800 // $159 king or queen, $209 junior suite, quote group rate Grinding Doc or SL Munson & Co., rate applies until August 25(3) La Quinta Inn (alternative to recommended hotel, not downtown) // 7333 Garners Ferry Rd. // Columbia, SC  29209 // 803-783-5410 // $83 double or king, group rate 6130-Grinding Doc, applies until September 4.

TravelColumbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

Venue: LANDS Superabrasives

Location: New York City, New York, USA

Address: 25 West 45th Street, New York, New York

Hotel Recommendation:  Club Quarters, 40 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036 // To book call Member Services at 203-905-2100 and reference group code: LAND27 // Online at: // A special group rate has been procured: $202 plus tax (14.75%) and $3.50/night additional FU charge. // Deadline: January 27, after  which regular rates and availability apply. // Hotel is very close to Times Square, Empire State Building, Central Park and other attractions.

Travel: New York LaGuardia (LGA), New York JFK (JFK), or Newark New Jersey (EWR). Cars not recommended, cab, Uber or train to midtown Manhattan recommended.

Venue: Rush Machinery

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Address: Holiday Inn, 6001 Rockside Rd, Independence, Ohio 44131

Hotel Recommendation:  Holiday Inn // 6001 Rockside Rd // Independence, Ohio 44131 // Contact: 216-524-8050 // Click here for Website // Mention “The Grinding Doc’s High Intensity Grinding Course, hosted by Rush Machinery” to get the reduced rate.

Travel: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)

Venue: Vollmer

Location: Biberach, Germany

Address: Ehinger Straße 34, 88400 Biberach an der Riß, Germany

Hotel Recommendation:  Hotel Kapuzinerhof // Kapuziner Straße 17 // 88400 Biberach // +49 7351 5060 // // Group Rate: 73 euros per night, quote group rate Vollmer_1410

Travel: Munich, Frankfurt or Stuttgart airport.


Venue: Mirage Casino

Location: Las Vegas, NV USA

Address: Mirage Casino // 3400 Las Vegas Blvd South // Las Vegas, NV 89109

RoomThe Key Largo Room

Booking Info: Reduced rate, quote “The Grinding Doc Int” or “GrindDoc14″ before Thursday, September 18, 2014; reservations:800-499-6311 or 702-791-7444 or by FAX at 702-791-7495; reduced rate Sunday, Monday & Tuesday evenings at $127; attendees are welcome to come earlier or later, higher rates over weekend.

Travel: Las Vegas Airport (LAS), taxi from airport to the Mirage is around $25.

Host: Greenlee Diamond Tool 

Location: Elk Grove Village, IL USA

Venue Address: Greenlee Diamond Tool // 2375 Touhy Ave // Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 // (outside Chicago, near O’Hare airport)

Hotel Address: Holiday Inn // 1000 Busse Road // Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 // 847-437-6010 // quote “Greenlee rate”

Travel: O’Hare (ORD)

Host: Rush Machinery

Location: Latrobe, Pennsylvania  USA

Venue Address: Springhill Suites // 115 Arnold Palmer Drive // Latrobe, PA 15650

Hotel Address: Springhill Suites // 115 Arnold Palmer Drive // Latrobe, PA 15650

Travel: Nearest airport is Arnold Palmer (LBE); Spirit Air direct flights from Ft. Lauderdale, Dallas and Orlando; free shuttle from airport to hotel; larger airport is Pittsburgh (PIT), 1.5-hour drive to Latrobe.

Reservations: Make a reservation by calling 724-537-7800 // Fax: 724-537-7801; group rate before deadline: $109 per person, quote “Rush Machinery”.

Group Dinner: Arnold Palmer’s Latrobe Country Club, 7:00 p.m. on first night, included in price of course, spouses welcome.

Host: None. Course held at Elite Grand Hotel Gävle

Location: Gävle, Sweden

Address: Elite Grand Hotel Gävle, Kyrkogatan 28, 803 11 GÄVLE

Travel: Nearest airport is Arlanda in Stockholm. There is a train that goes directly from the airport to Gävle, taking about 75 minutes. Hotel is located 100 meters west of the main train station in Gävle.

Reservations: Make a reservation by calling +46264007300 // 1352 sek /person (Incl. VAT and breakfast buffet) // *Special room rate is available to those who state “The Grinding Doc” when making the reservation.*

Host: Blaser Swisslube

Location: Goshen, New York, USA

Address: Blaser Swisslube Inc. // 31 Hatfield Lane // Goshen, New York 10924 // 845 294 – 3200

Travel: Nearest Airport: Newark. Then one-hour drive to Middletown.

Hotel Address: Hampton Inn Middleton // 20 Crystal Run Crossing // Middleton, NY 10941

Reservations: Make a reservation by calling 1-845-344-3400 // Rate: $114.26/person // Special room rate is available to those who state “The Grinding Doc” or “Blaser” when making the reservation.

Host: Diamond Innovations

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Address: Diamond Innovations // 6325 Huntley Road // Worthington, OH 43085

Hotel Address: Hilton Garden Inn Columbus/Polaris // 8535 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240

Reservations: 614-846-8884// $119/person // *Special room rate is available to those who state “Diamond Innovations Rate” when making the reservation.

Host: Rollomatic 

Location: Mundelein, Illinois  USA

Address: Rollomatic // 1295 Armour Blvd // Mundelein, IL  60060 // 866-713-6938

Hotel Address: Crowne Plaza by Hilton // Libertyville-Mundelein // 510 E. Il Route 83 // Mundelein, IL 60060

Reservations: 847-970-6968 // $109/person // Special room rate is available to those who state “Rollomatic Rate” when making the reservation

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