There are many wonderful hotels in downtown Cleveland and in University Circle, home to Case Western Reserve University.  The Applied Surface Analysis Workshop recommends participants stay at the historic Glidden House, within walking distance of the course and its related events.

An impressive mansion built in 1910; The Glidden House is a full- service boutique hotel conveniently located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio at 1901 Ford Drive.

Guest rooms are beautifully appointed with an inviting décor and style that is accompanied by the latest sophisticated amenities including a 42” plasma screen television and high speed wireless internet. Our “Vintage Suites”, each unique in their own way, offer even greater luxury and convenience.

Rooms are available at a rate of $139 per night. Rate Includes Parking, Full Hot/Cold Breakfast Buffet, High-Speed Wireless Internet Access and Local Phone Calls.

For reservations, please call the local number (216) 231-8900 and ask for a room under the “SCSAM Surface Analysis Workshop” Room Block. Reservations can also be made through, by entering the following group code:20090600863


Participants who register for the entire three-day course are invited to a banquet on Tuesday, June 29 at L’Albatros Brasserie.

Located within walking distance to Glidden House at 11401 Bellflower Road, L'Albatros is a chic brasserie, amid the setting of a rustic 1800's carriage house, located in the heart of University Circle. Chef Zack Bruell brings a refreshing twist to classic French cuisine such as Hanger Steak & Frites with Bearnaise Sauce, Bouillabaise, & Duck Confit. The menu also offers wood-fired pizzas with over 25 beer selections for pairings fit for any food connoisseur. L’Albatros offers a seasonal cheese board, & wine list featuring over 100 bottles to enhance your dining experience.

The Applied Surface Analysis Workshop banquet will feature a limited dinner menu from the  L'Albatros kitchen as well as selections from its wine cellar.