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Hotel Reservation Discount Deadline: Friday, November 18, 2005

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

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

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

With costs going higher and higher, we are 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 you helping us in this endeavor.

USENIX has negotiated special rates for conference attendees at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center. Please make your reservation as soon as possible by contacting the hotel directly. You must mention USENIX or LISA '05 to get the special group rate. You may also book online here.

Town & Country Resort and Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108
Telephone (toll free): 800.77.ATLAS
Telephone (local): 619.291.7131
Fax: 619.291.3584

Special Attendee Room Rates:
Garden Rooms: $119 single, $134 double
Regency Tower/Courtyard: $130 single, $145 double
Royal Palm/Deluxe: $140 single, $155 double

Online Reservations
Click here to book your Town & Country 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!

Hotel parking is $2/day for hotel guests and $14/day for non-hotel guests. The Town & Country Resort and Convention Center is approximately 10 minutes from the San Diego International Airport, Lindbergh Field. Airport transportation options include taxi (approximately $20 one way) and XPRESS Shuttle ($9.50 one way). After claiming your luggage, call XPRESS at 800-900-7433 or use the Transportation Courtesy Phones outside the baggage claim area and dial #50. You will then be directed to an XPRESS van.

The San Diego Trolley is adjacent to the Town & Country. It is known for its reliability, safety, and convenience. Often called San Diego's "moving landmark," the Trolley is also a fun way to get around, whether traveling to the International Border or heading to Centre City's shopping, restaurants, harbor, and historic attractions. The San Diego Trolley now serves historic Old Town—California's birthplace—with its many shops and restaurants, Mission San Diego, the USA/Mexico border in San Ysidro, and Qualcomm Stadium at Jack Murphy Field. Click here for more information.

Further information is available from the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau, as well as the Town and Country.

Traveling to LISA '05 from Outside the U.S.A.?
See detailed advice from the National Academies about visiting the United States.

USENIX and SAGE are pleased to bring LISA back to San Diego and the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center. San Diego offers beautiful weather, a wide array of restaurants to suit every taste and budget, and miles of stunning beaches. There are many attractions that will be of interest to LISA attendees. Here are just a few:

  • The world-famous San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, featuring thousands of species of rare and endangered animals in one of the world's most renowned facilities

  • SeaWorld San Diego, a 150-acre park featuring marine habitats, aquariums, and Shamu the killer whale

  • The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, featuring planetarium shows and more than 100 interactive science exhibits

  • The Birch Aquarium at Scripps, where you can explore corals reefs, see sharks feed, and dip into tidepools

  • LEGOLAND California, an interactive theme park for LEGO enthusiasts of all ages
For more ideas, visit the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau Web site.
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Last changed: 28 Nov. 2005 rc