TAUP 2003
EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON
TOPICS IN ASTROPARTICLE AND UNDERGROUND PHYSICS
September 5 - 9, 2003
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Lodging and Transportation Information

Room blocks have been set up at the following hotels. Please contact the hotel of your choice directly to make your own reservation. Be sure to mention that you are part of the "TAUP conference" block. All hotels will require a credit card number to guarantee your reservation. Prices shown below are room rates per night only - 15.6% tax will be added. The room blocks will be released on the dates shown; please be sure to make your reservation prior to that cut-off date so that you are assured of having a room.

University Inn
4140 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
phone: 206-632-5055, 800-733-3855
http://www.universityinnseattle.com/
Room block release date: July 21, 2003

single $109
double $119

Watertown
4242 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
phone: 206-826-4242, 866-944-4242
http://www.watertownseattle.com
Room block release date: July 21, 2003

single $129
double $139

Best Western University Tower
4507 Brooklyn Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
phone: 206-634-2000, 800.899.0251
http://www.meany.com/
Room block release date: August 5, 2003

single $109
double $109

Silver Cloud Inn
25th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
phone: 206-526-5200, 800-205-6940
http://www.scinns.com/universi.htm
Room block release date: August 1, 2003

single $99
double $99

UNIVERSITY DORMITORIES

Single or shared rooms in University of Washington dormitories are also available, and may be suitable for younger, single TAUP visitors. Rooms have shared (non-private) baths and daily linen service.

Dormitory rooms are available as part of a six-night package only, arriving September 4 and departing September 10. This package includes 2 meals per day (breakfast and dinner), as well as applicable taxes. Rates for this package are as follows:

$293.78 per person, double occupancy
$385.28 per person, single occupancy

Package rates still apply for stays of fewer than 6 days.

If you wish to arrange for this housing package, please complete and return the form linked below, along with full payment no later than Thursday, August 14, 2003. Reservations received after the deadline date are charged a $20.00 late fee, which includes tax, and are only processed on a space-available basis.

Reservation form [pdf]

Hotels outside the University District

Please note: these are only a few of the many hotel options in the Seattle area. We have chosen to list a few favorites that are convenient to popular tourist spots or offer other special amenities. Please contact hotels for rate information. For a more complete list, please consult a travel agent or check an online travel guide such as http://seattle.citysearch.com/.

Visitors may need to take buses, taxis, rental cars or hotel-operated shuttle vans to the TAUP meeting site, as there will be no transportation provided by the meeting organizers.

Inn at the Market
http://www.innatthemarket.com/
86 Pine St
Seattle, WA 98101-1571
(206) 443-3600

Alexis Hotel
http://www.alexishotel.com/
1007 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 624-4844

Edgewater Hotel
http://www.edgewaterhotel.com/
2411 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 728-7000

Residence Inn by Marriott
http://www.residenceinn.com/sealu
800 Fairview Avenue N.
Seattle WA 98109
(206)624-6000

Information about ground transportation from the Seattle airport and within the city is available online at:

http://int.phys.washington.edu/visitorinfo/transseatac.html
http://transit.metrokc.gov/

Taxis and rental cars are also available at the airport. Additional information will be included with the confirmation material that registered participants will receive before the event.

TAUP 2003