Homecoming Hotel & Travel

Homecoming registration is made simple and easy with several options to choose from. And because we want to help make planning your trip as convenient as possible we have negotiated rates with local hotels, included a list of car rental agencies, nearest airport code, and area maps, or a travel agency to make your plans for you if you choose.

Main campus

Travel Arrangements

The only airport servicing Davenport, Iowa, is the Quad City International Airport. Please use airport code "MLI" when booking tickets online.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are located at the Quad City International Airport.

  • Alamo
  • AVIS
  • Budget
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • National

Hotel Reservations

Please be sure to mention 'Palmer College' when contacting these hotels to be sure you receive the negotiated rates.

The Radisson Quad City Plaza serves as the preferred hotel for Homecoming. To make hotel reservations, please contact the Radisson toll free at 800-333-3333 for U.S./Canada calls, online or 563-322-2200 for international and local calls.

Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel
111 E. 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa
Room rates start at TBD per night plus tax
(includes shuttle to and from the airport)

Since its opening in 1915, the historic Hotel Blackhawk, Autograph Collection has been the luxury hotel of choice for presidents, movie stars and athletes. Today, after a multi-million-dollar renovation, the historic hotel in Davenport, Iowa may look different, but its historic glamor and thoughtful service remain. Set along the Mississippi River, Hotel Blackhawk offers easy access to the Quad Cities and is within walking distance of bike paths, Adler Theatre, RiverCenter and Figge Art Museum. The historic hotel’s accommodations can host elegant weddings, high-profile board meetings or celebratory cocktail receptions in its 10,000 square feet of event space. Hotel Blackhawk offers guest rooms swathed in rich earth tones and filled with modern conveniences, including free Wi-Fi, HD TV and a spa-like bathroom. Stay active at the fitness center or indoor pool or hit the lanes at Blackhawk Bowl. Guests can indulge their senses at The Spa or their appetite at Bix Bistro and Lounge and Beignet Do. The Hotel Blackhawk was voted "Best Hotel" in the state of Iowa in 2016. To make reservations, click the link above or contact Samantha Ott, Reservations Coordinator, at 563-484-5906.

Hotel Blackhawk, Autograph Collection
200 East 3rd Street, Davenport Iowa 52801
Room rates start at TBD plus tax

The Current Iowa, is part of Marriott's Autograph Collection. Our luxury boutique hotel features 78 rooms including 30 suites.Try UP, which is the Quad Cities first rooftop bar/restaurant and lounge that offers commanding views of the Mississippi. Or, try VIVA our Baja/Mexican restaurant. Our art inspired hotel pays homage to the best of midwestern artists. Our brand promise is that we take an artful approach to guest service. Our pride is reflected in the language of our collateral and our guest interactions. Sitting on the banks of the Mississippi River, The Current offers easy access to the Quad Cities and is within walking distance of bike paths, Adler Theatre, RiverCenter and Figge Art Museum. The Current offers two dedicated meeting rooms on the second floor. Or, choose private meeting space in VIVA's private dining room and/or our Tequila Tasting Room. The Current offers guest engaging and soulful rooms draped in warm tones and filled with modern conveniences.

The Current Iowa, Autograph Collection
215 North Main Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801
Room rates start at TBD plus tax

Hilton Garden Inn Bettendorf/Quad Cities
959 Middle Road, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
563-265-2121
Room rates start at $119 plus tax

Holiday Inn & Suites Davenport
4215 Elmore Ave, Davenport, Iowa 52807
563-344-2900
Room rates start at $109 plus tax

Best Western Steeplegate Inn
100 W 76th Street, Davenport, Iowa
563-386-6900
Room rates start at $109.99 per night plus tax (hot breakfast buffet included)

Quad Cities area map
Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau

Florida campus

Hotel Reservations

Palmer College has a negotiated rate at the following hotels:

Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village
100 N. Atlantic Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Group Name: Palmer College
Group Code: PCH20
Room block will be released on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

Room rates are $149 per night plus tax for single occupancy(includes internet); subject to availability.To make reservations, please click on the link above to visit the Hilton Hotels website or call the Hilton Daytona Beach directly at (386) 254-8200 or toll-free at 866-536-8477. 

Hyatt Place Dayton Beach-Oceanfront
3161 S. Atlantic Avenue
Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118

Room rates are TBD per night plus tax for single occupancy; subject to availability.To make reservations, please click on the link below to visit the Hyatt Place Hotels website or call the Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Oceanfront directly at 386-944-2010. Register as a Palmer guest to receive the discounted rate.

The Shores Resort & Spa
2637 South Atlantic Avenue
Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118

Room rates are TBD per night plus tax for single occupancy; subject to availability.To make reservations, please click on the link below to visit the Shores Resort & Spa website or call The Shores directly at 386-767-7350. Register as a Palmer guest to receive the discounted rate.

Car Rental

The following car rental agencies are located at the Daytona Beach International Airport.

  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • Thrifty

Port Orange/Daytona Beach area map
Visit Daytona Beach

West campus

Hotel Reservations

Palmer College has a negotiated rate at the following hotel:

DoubleTree by Hilton
2050 Gateway Pl.
San Jose, CA 95110

Room rates are $150 per night plus tax for single or double occupancy; subject to availability. To make reservations, please click on the link to visit the DoubleTree website or call the DoubleTree directly at 408-453-4000. Please mention "Palmer College of Chiropractic Homecoming" to receive this reduced rate. Room block and special rates will be released on April 8. 

Car Rental

The following car rental agencies are located at the San Jose Airport.

  • Alamo
  • AVIS
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • National
  • Thrifty

San Jose area map
San Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau
Santa Clara Convention and Visitors Bureau


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800-452-5032
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