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HOTEL/TRAVEL INFORMATION     [Back to EESR '05 or WiTMeMo '05]

HOTEL
USENIX has negotiated special rates for conference attendees at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue. Please make your reservation as soon as possible by contacting the hotel directly and mentioning USENIX or MobiSys to get the special group rate.

Hotel Discount Reservation Deadline
Friday, May 20, 2005   Deadline Extended

Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue
1415 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
206.971.8000 or 800.RedLion
http://www.redlion5thavenue.com/

Room Rates:
Single/Double: $139 plus 15.6% tax

Note: When the rooms in the USENIX block have sold out, requests will be handled on a space-available basis at the hotel's standard rate. Please make your reservation early!

Why should you stay in the headquarters hotel?
We strongly encourage you to stay in the conference hotel and when making your reservation to identify yourself as a USENIX conference attendee.

By contracting rooms for our attendees, we significantly reduce hotel charges for meeting room rental. When those sleeping rooms are not occupied, we face significant financial penalties. Those penalties ultimately force us to raise registration fees.

With costs going higher and higher, we are working hard to negotiate the very best hotel rates for you and to keep other conference expenses down, in order to keep registration fees as low as possible. We appreciate your help in this endeavor.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION
One-way taxi fare from Sea-Tac Airport is approximately $40 depending on traffic. Gray Line operates the Downtown Airporter, which departs outside Baggage Claim every half hour; one-way fare is $10.25 and round-trip is $17.00. Self-parking for hotel guests costs $21 per day.

PARKING
Local attendees can park at the Red Lion Hotel or City Center Garage (across the street) for $12/day. Please check in at the USENIX registration desk to receive the validation sticker.

ABOUT SEATTLE

TRAVELING TO MOBISYS '05 FROM OUTSIDE THE U.S.A.?
See detailed advice from the National Academies about visiting the United States.


Last changed: 12 May 2005 rc