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All events will take place at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront.

Why should you stay in the headquarters hotel?

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

It is by contracting sleeping rooms that we can significantly reduce hotel charges for meeting room rental. When the sleeping rooms are not utilized, we face significant financial penalties. As a result, these penalties ultimately force us to raise registration fees.

We recognize, however, that not everyone can afford to stay in the conference hotel. We always try to book venues that have some low-cost alternatives available near the conference.

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


USENIX has negotiated special rates for conference attendees at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. Please make your reservation as soon as possible by contacting the hotel directly. You must mention USENIX to get the special group rate.

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon 97201
Phone: (503) 226-7600
Fax: (503) 221-1789

Hotel Floor Plans: (PDF)

Special Attendee Room Rate: $179 single/double plus 12.5% state and local tax

Online Reservations
Click here to book your Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront room at the special USENIX rate.

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

Room Sharing
Need a roommate? Subscribe to the roomshare email list.


American AirlinesUSENIX has partnered with American Airlines to provide a 5% discount on your trip to Portland. Plan to book early for the best airfare discounts. Use the following information while booking your flights to receive the USENIX discount:


Avis Car RentalUSENIX has partnered with Avis to provide discounts on car rentals for your trip to Portland. To book at the discounted rate, click here.


Portland Airport (PDX)
(located approximately 9 miles from the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront)

Transportation to the Hotel

By Shuttle:
Airport shuttle service, scheduled; fee: $14 (one way)

By Subway Service:
Subway service, fee: $2.30 (one way); MAX Light Rail: Yamhill (0.5 mile north of hotel)

By Taxi:
Estimated taxi fare: $35 (one way)

By Train:
Union Station (3 miles north of hotel)

By Bus:
Greyhound Bus: Union Station (2 mile north of hotel)


  • On-site parking, fee: $8 hourly, $30 daily
  • Valet parking, fee: $30 daily
  • Max height 92" and length 224", and no dualies allowed


Before requesting visa letters, you must register for the conference. Further information will be made available after the registration is active.

Traveling to the 2011 USENIX Federated Conferences Week from outside the U.S.A.?
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All of the following options are close to the hotel. Ask the concierge for more recommendations.

200 SW Market St., (503) 248-0004
Award-winning French bistro

Marina Fish House
0425 SW Montgomery St., (503) 227-3474

McCormick & Schmick's
0309 SW Montgomery St., (503) 220-1865
Riverside dining with an emphasis on fresh seafood

Morton's Steakhouse
213 SW Clay St., (503) 248-2100
Upscale steakhouse

200 SW Market St. #P105, (503) 227-0080
Traditional Japanese/sushi

Pizza Schmizza
1811 SW River Dr. #100, (503) 295-0400
Upscale pizza with a family atmosphere

Three Degrees
1510 SW Harbor Way, (503) 295-6166
Northwest cuisine with a beautiful river view

Veritable Quandry
1220 SW 1st Ave., (503) 227-7342

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Last changed: 7 June 2011 jp