[Summit] hotels

Adam Pisoni apisoni at geni.com
Tue Jun 10 17:04:33 CDT 2008

I'm staying at the doubletree which has an OSCON discount.   It's not  
too expensive and walking distance from the convention center.  They  
also have wifi.


On Jun 10, 2008, at 1:35 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

> The Jive rate at the Marriott is $159. You need to call 1-800-228-9290
> and give them the location "Marriott City Center Portland, Oregon" and
> the code "Jive Software".
> I'm doing more hotel research right now, more soon.
> On 06/10/2008 1:57 PM, Patrick Logan wrote:
>> For ease of transportation esp. between downtown and the OSCON
>> convention site across the river, look or ask for something along a
>> Max train line or at least near a street car line. Something within
>> the "fareless square" will be free and close. See...
>> http://trimet.org/fares/fareless.htm
>> On the OSCON side of the river, the Jupiter Hotel has rooms
>> ~$119/night during that week on priceline.com. The "Inn at the
>> Convention Center" as well, even closer and cheaper, but less
>> atmosphere.
>> On the downtown side prices will be about double those two. You  
>> should
>> probably act fast to get a decent place.
>> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 10:51 AM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im 
>> > wrote:
>>> I haven't yet done a lot of research on hotels for the XMPP  
>>> Summit. The
>>> hotel options near the Oregon Convention Center are not the best  
>>> in my
>>> experience, so I tend to prefer staying downtown (better restaurants
>>> anyway). Matt Tucker from Jive Software (located in Portland)  
>>> mentioned
>>> that they have a negotiated room rate at the Marriott City Center,  
>>> so we
>>> could congregate there:
>>> http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pdxct-portland-marriott-city-center/
>>> But that hotel doesn't have free wifi, which to me is just wrong. :)
>>> I'll try to do more research on this by the end of the week, but  
>>> feel
>>> free to chime in if you have any insights or preferences.
>>> Peter
>>> --
>>> Peter Saint-Andre
>>> https://stpeter.im/

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