Hotels for RipperCon 2018

As previously announced, the talks for RipperCon 2018 will be held in the historic main building of the Maryland Institute of Art. We have signed a contract for a block of rooms at the Lord Baltimore Hotel (website This is where the Saturday night banquet will be held. And also the Friday night reception which is free to all attendees, with finger food and a cash bar. The price for the Saturday night banquet, featuring entertainment and a speaker will be $75 per person, payable via PayPal to

Lord Baltimore

Lord Baltimore

The rooms at the Lord Baltimore are $159.00 per night. Here is the information on how to book if you wish to go this route —

Room reservations will be made by attendees on an individual basis. Individuals should contact the Toll Free Reservations at 855.539.1928. In order to qualify for the Group Room Rate, attendees must make their reservations by Wednesday, March 7, 2018, and attendees must ask for the group id 1804RIPPER or RipperCon rate when making their reservation. Any requests for special room arrangements must be made at the time of this reservation. All reservations must be guaranteed by one night’s deposit, a major credit card or by the Group Master Account. In addition, at the time of check-in each guest will be required to present a valid credit card for any incidental charges they may incur during their stay. You can may also go to the hotel website Click on reservations and enter the group ID 1804RIPPER.

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Pleasing to Ripperologists, no doubt, is that the Lord Baltimore has plenty of bars. That isn’t meant to be a commentary on people who study Ripperology. . . Honestly!

Let us know if you are likely to book there or wish to look for cheaper options. We will be glad to advise you as to cheaper accommodations if the Lord Baltimore is too rich for your budget. Feel free to email organizer Chris George at

Don’t miss out on RipperCon in Baltimore, April 7-8. Only fifty places available!

We look forward to welcoming you to Baltimore for what will be a great event, made even more special because it is taking place in the 130-year anniversary of the Whitechapel Murders.

RipperCon is the only #JacktheRipper-#TrueCrime conference in this very special anniversary year!

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