Association of Research Libraries

University of Washington Libraries

Library Assessment Conference

Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment


Seattle, Washington
August 4–6, 2014
#lac14

Lodging & Travel

The Library Assessment Conference is taking place in the renovated Husky Union Building on the University of Washington (UW) campus. We have a limited number of rooms at UW's Alder Hall (new student housing), the Silvercloud Inn, Hotel Deca, and Watertown Hotel. Details on rates and other amenities are provided below. Downtown Seattle also has plenty of accommodation options within a 15- to 20-minute bus ride of UW.

Please take a look at the overview and photos of accommodations and venues (PDF) that our colleagues from the University of Washington composed and information on getting to the conference from various locations in Seattle. Reserve your room before you book your airplane ticket!



Alder Hall (student and conference housing)

**Closest to campus. Double and single rooms; least expensive option.

Alder Hall was completed in 2012 and is the closest lodging venue to campus meeting sites. En-suite single ($50) and double ($80) rooms are available. More information about Alder Hall can be found at: https://www.hfs.washington.edu/housing/alder/

Booking information is forthcoming.


Silvercloud Inn

5036 25th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

206.526.5200 (Hotel Phone)
800.205.6940 (Toll Free)

Reserve by July 2, 2014 to obtain the group rate

How to make a Corporate/group Reservation On-Line:

  • Please visit the Silvercloud Inn website http://www.silvercloud.com/university
  • Enter your arrival and departure dates and select “search availability”
  • Select “Corporate or Group Log In”
  • Type in “Group ID” ARL
  • Type in “Password” 2014
  • Log In
  • Select the “Reserve” button on the right hand side of your screen and simply follow the instructions to complete the reservation.

How to make a corporate/group Reservation Via Phone:

  • Call our hotel directly at 206-526-5200 or Toll Free at 800-205-6940
  • Tell them that you are traveling with “Library Assessment Conference”
  • That’s it! Any front desk agent can help you.

24-HOUR CANCELLATION

If a guest needs to cancel a room reservation, please do so 24 hours prior to arrival or 3:00 p.m. the day before arrival date. **If a guest fails to cancel his or her reservation, a charge of the first night room and tax will be imposed and charged to the credit card given when the reservations where made. These charges are non-refundable.

Group Rates for August 2–8, 2014 include:

Breakfast Buffet, Parking, Wi-Fi & Local Shuttle Service

Deluxe King Room = $159.00 + tax per night (single/double occupancy)

Double Queen Room = $169.00 + tax per night (single/double occupancy)

King Mini Suite = $179.00 + tax per night (single/double occupancy)


Hotel Deca

4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105

800.899.0251 (Reservations)
206.634.2000 (Hotel Direct)

Reserve by July 2, 2014 to obtain the group rate

Group Rates for August 2–8, 2014 include:

Deluxe Rate = $159.00 + tax per night

Jr. Suite = $179.00 + tax per night

click here to reserve


The University Inn

4140 Roosevelt Way
Seattle, WA 98105

206.632.5055
1.866.866.7977 (Reservations)
http://www.universityinnseattle.com
reservations@staypineapple.com

Group Rates for August 2–8, 2014 include:

Double Queen, Premier Queen, Premier King = $139.00 + tax (single/double occupancy)

Rate includes internet service and overnight guest parking. Please note: parking is limited and not guaranteed.

Reserve by July 7, 2014 to obtain the group rate:

click here to reserve


Watertown Hotel

4242 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

206.826.4242
1.866.866.7977 (Reservations)
http://www.watertownseattle.com
reservations@staypineapple.com

Group Rates for August 2–8, 2014 include:

Studio Double Queen Suite, King Suite = $145.00 + tax per night (single/double occupancy)

Rate includes internet service and overnight guest parking. Please note: parking is limited and not guaranteed.

Reserve by July 7, 2014 to obtain the group rate:

click here to reserve


Getting to the Conference

Walking distances:

From Hotel Deca (A) to UW Hub building (B) – approx. 14 minutes
From Silver Cloud Inn (C) to UW Hub building (B) – approx. 16 minutes (a steep uphill walk from hotel to campus!) Attendees can also take a bus from hotel to campus)

Walking distances, continued:

From Alder Hall to UW Hub building – approx. 11 minutes
From University Inn to UW Hub building – approx. 12 minutes
From Watertown Hotel to UW Hub building – approx. 17 minutes
From UW Hub building to Sylvan Theatre (for Tues. conference reception) – approx. 5 minutes
From UW Hub building (B) to Waterfront Activities Center – approx. 15-20 minutes

Bus services for University District: Main bus stop for Husky Union Building (HUB) is at Stevens Way and Pend Oreille Rd: Bus stop is 3 minute walk from bus stop to main conference venue

Sample bus trips:

  • From Silver Cloud Inn to HUB: served by bus #372 (bus trip takes approx. 4 minutes)
  • From: Watertown Hotel to HUB: served by bus #68 (total time: approx. 10 minutes walking and bus)
  • There are also numerous bus services from downtown Seattle to the University District/Husky Union Building

http://metro.kingcounty.gov/tops/bus/

Hotel Shuttle services:

  • Silver Cloud Inn has shuttle service available for local area

Conference venues:

Click here for an interactive map