Q&A

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

If you have more questions, please email info@tamuhcc.com or call 979-429-2153.

The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center is directly across the street from Kyle Field at the corner of Joe Routt Boulevard and Wellborn Road.

A guest room option gives the holder the first right to book that guest room.

With at least 45 days’ advance notice, the guest room option holder may book the room any night of the year, for the home football games, other sporting events and other special events. The renewable room options are valid for 10 years.

GRO holders will have a right of first refusal upon 45 days’ advance notice 365 days a year, including for all home football games, season-openers for basketball and baseball, and special events throughout the year.

The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center is 96 yards door to door, obviously the closest hotel to Kyle Field. With sophisticated design and luxurious spaces steeped in Aggie pride, this is unlike any other on-campus hotel in the country.

All Guest Room Option holders will receive:

  • 10 years of guest room option holder benefits
  • Exclusive rates on guest rooms: $299 a night for non-conference football games, $399 a night for conference football games for standard rooms. Click for more details.
  • Access to a dedicated, GRO concierge
  • Right of first refusal for all Texas A&M football home games
  • Right of first refusal for season-opening basketball and baseball games,
  • Right of first refusal for special events throughout the year.
  • Right to book your room any night of the year with at least 45 days’ notice
  • 14-day cancellation policy for football game weekends
  • Access to valet parking
  • Name plaque displayed outside your room or suite
  • Floor to ceiling windows boasting views of the beautiful Texas A&M campus and Kyle Field, the historic home of Aggie football.

With a Penthouse, Suite or 8th Floor Guest Room Option, you will also receive:

  • Complimentary valet parking for paid nights

Legacy Donors will enjoy 25% off the published rate for their suite type for football game weekends. Click for more details.

A portion of the donation amount may be tax-deductible. Please consult with your tax professional to understand the full extent of the deduction.

Donors have until April of 2020 to fulfill their donation commitment.

A model of the King Standard Guest Room has been built at Kyle Field, where the former Adidas Pro Shop was located on the Northeast side. To schedule a viewing, please call Erin Ragsdale at (979) 429-2153 or email at erin@tamuhcc.com

The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center opens in August 2018, just in time for the start of football season.

The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center offers a number of options for dining.

Dining options include:

  • Full-service restaurant featuring farm-to-table, Texas gourmet cuisine

  • Multi-level sports bar and grill with views of Kyle Field

  • 24-hour kitchen with delicious options for breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Coffee shop staffed with highly-trained baristas

  • Wine bar serviced by sommeliers

Yes. From the pool terrace to the grand ballroom, the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center features beautiful spaces for weddings, conferences and other private events. The hotel encompasses a total of 252,500 square feet, with over 35,000 square feet of meeting and event space that includes a spacious 8,300-square foot ballroom accommodating up to 650 guests. Twenty-two flexible meeting rooms will accommodate presentations, board meetings, private dinners and receptions.  The 1,400-car garage will be connected to the hotel by an enclosed bridgeway.

All funds from the donations of guest room options will go to Texas A&M University. The funds will help pay for education, research and service.

Texas A&M University is one of the most prestigious institutions in the state of Texas, and is among the top research universities in the nation. The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center will allow the university to host international conferences and recruit internationally recognized faculty and top-tier staff, advancing the university’s reputation and providing the student body with a world-class education. As part of the Texas A&M University campus, the university’s revenue from the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center will support the ongoing operation of the University.

A portion of the Guest Room Option donations may be considered to be tax deductible gifts to Texas A&M University. Please consult with your tax professional to understand the full extent of the deduction.

IRS.GOV

The Internal Revenue Service web page on Contributions (Topic 506) includes links to IRS Publication 526 (Charitable Contributions)IRS Publication 561 (Determining the Value of Donated Property), and IRS Form 8283-Noncash Charitable Contributions(.pdf format). Other helpful forms and publications can be found throughout the IRS website.

The hotel and conference center is being constructed on system-owned land ground leased to a third party. Through an innovative public-private partnership, the construction of the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center will be funded by private dollars generated in part by guest room option donations  and revenue from the operation of the hotel and conference center. At the expiration of the ground lease, ownership of the hotel and conference center will transfer to the university.

Aggie-owned Benchmark Hospitality International, known for excellence, innovation, and extraordinary guest service, will operate the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center. It leads the global conference industry, earning accolades from the industry’s most trusted event planners, corporations and publications.

12th Man Foundation priority points are awarded solely for charitable contributions made directly to the 12th Man Foundation. The GRO donation goes to Texas A&M University, therefore no priority points will be given for a GRO donation.

To receive more information about  guest room options, please email info@tamuhcc.com or call (979) 429-2153.