Hotels & Travel

Local Hotels

There are limited number of hotels (below) that are close to the University of Washington campus. There is not a negotiated group rate for this event so you are encouraged to reserve your hotel soon. Please mention that you are attending a University of Washington conference and request the best available UW rate.

Hotels closest to U/W campus include:

University Inn

For reservations: Call 866.866.7977 or email and ask for the best available UW rate***

Direct Phone: (206) 632-505 / Fax: (206) 547-4937
4140 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Watertown Hotel

For hotel details visit:
For reservations: Call 866.866.7977 or email and ask for the best available UW rate***

Direct Phone: (206) 826-4242 / Fax: ( 206) 315-4242
4242 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Silver Cloud Inn – University District

For hotel details visit::

Reservations: (800) 205-6940
Phone: (206) 526-5200 / Fax: (206) 522-1450
5036 25th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Hotel Deca

For hotel details visit:

Reservations: (800) 899-0251
Phone: (206) 634-2000 / Fax: (206) 547-6029
4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105

***subject to availability

Transportation from the Airport

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) is located approximately 20 miles south of the University of Washington and 15 miles south of Downtown Seattle. Below are some of the options that will easily get you to the University District and campus.

Shuttle Express

Shuttle Express offers frequent operation between the airport and any Seattle destination you request. It is suggested for easy and direct transportation from the airport to the campus, dorms or hotels in the University District. You can reserve trips by calling (425) 981-7000 or you may also make your reservations online at

Advance reservations are required for a return trip to the airport 24 hours ahead of your desired pick up time. It is possible to book a round trip when you call for your first ride.

To find Shuttle Express: After you have collected your luggage, follow signs directing you to Ground Transportation which is located on the third floor of the parking garage. The 3rd floor is the same level as the baggage claim. To get to the garage, you must proceed up one floor via escalator or elevator and walk across the sky bridge. Once in the airport garage, take an escalator or elevator back down to 3rd floor. You will find the booth alongside the Sea-Tac Ground Transportation Information Center.


All Seattle taxi cabs operate at the same rate, set by King County. The meter drop is $2.50 plus $2.00 per mile. Extra person charges may apply. A ride from the airport to the University District will be $45-$55.

STITA Taxi 206-246-9999
Yellow Cab 206-622-6500
Orange Cab 206-522-8800

About Seattle

For tourist information, seeĀ

Accessibility Services

The conference venue is recently remodeled and is fully accessible.

University of Washington Disability Services Office:

Campus ADA Access guide:

Local Wheelchair rental information: download PDF

Taxi Companies offering Wheelchair-accessible taxis
Yellow Cab: 206-622-6500
Farwest Tax: (206) 622-1717

Super Shuttle offering transportation from airport

Sea-Tac Airport Accessibility Services Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs:

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at: 206.543.6450 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY), 206.685.7264 (fax), or email at The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.