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Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel | Room Sharing | Shuttles | Travel Assistance | Rental Car | Airline Tickets

Hotel Information

Sheraton San Diego Hotel

Nestled at the water's edge on spectacular San Diego Bay, the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina offers panoramic views of the bay and the downtown city skyline.

This hotel consists of two adjacent structures--an East and West Tower. The 4th annual O'Reilly Open Source Convention will be held exclusively in the East Tower. Unless you specify a particular Tower, you will be placed by room availability on confirmation of your reservation.

Download the OSCON Hotel map.
(.pdf format -- requires Adobe Acrobat).

To make your hotel reservations call:
  • 1-877-734-2726

  • or call the hotel directly at: 619-291-2900.

To be eligible for these discounted rates you must identify yourself as attending the "O'Reilly Open Source Convention." NOTE: The cutoff date for this discount is June 21, 2002. Reservations requests will be accepted only on a space and rate availability basis after the cut-off date.

Standard View Premium Club Level
$185.00 $195.00 $225.00

All rates are single or double occupancy. Additional persons are $20.00 per person, per night. Room categories are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. A percentage of each category is available for the entire week. Rates do not include a 10.545% city occupancy tax (subject to change without notice).

Hotel Address
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, California 92101
Tel: (619) 291-2900
Fax: (619) 692-2337
Getting There
The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina offers a complimentary shuttle Service between the Airport and Hotel from 5:00am-Midnight. Vans depart every 15 minutes from the hotel lobbies.

  • Valet parking: $18.00 per night
  • Self Parking: $13.00 per night
  • Both include in and out privileges and rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Upon Request
To assist you with packing your bags, it might be helpful to know that the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina offers the following items available upon request.

Bedboards High chair
Bed rails Pillows (additional)
Blankets (additional) Non-allergenic pillows
Continental Bed Sewing kits
Crib Shaving cream
Curling Iron Shower stool
Disposable Razor Step stool
Electrical converter plugs TDD
Glassware (additional) Towels (additional)
Hangers (additional) Toothbrush kit

Room Sharing

If you wish to save on your housing costs, you may wish to room-share. We have set up a room-share email list to facilitate finding a suitable roommate. Please visit the Room Sharing page to submit your information and be added to the mail list. The list will be updated and broadcast weekly.

See & Do

The Open Source Convention offers fun for the whole family. We encourage all attendees, speakers, and exhibitors to bring their families and significant others for the entire week to take advantage of the beautiful Pacific Ocean setting. View the See & Do page for information on Kid's World, family meal badges, San Diego attractions, and more.

Shuttle Bus Transportation

Enjoy San Diego without the added costs of a rental car and parking fees. O'Reilly & Associates invites you and your family to take advantage of the complimentary shuttle bus transportation to exciting San Diego attractions and night life. During the day, the bus will travel to fun destinations such as the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, and Balboa Park...just to name a few. Hop aboard the bus in the evening and treat yourself to some of San Diego's finest restaurants. View the detailed Shuttle Schedule.

Traveling to and from the airport, the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina offers a complimentary shuttle service between the Airport and Hotel from 5:00am-Midnight. Vans depart every 15 minutes from the hotel lobbies.

Travel Assistance Vivian Russell Logo

To make travel arrangements that include special O'Reilly discounts on United Airlines, Hertz, and hotels (other than the conference hotel), please call the O'Reilly Conference Travel Planner:

Vivian Russell Travel Services
182 Farmers Lane, Suite 102C
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Phone: 707-525-0550
Fax: 707-525-0560
Email: vivianv@sonic.net

Rental Car

Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may contact Hertz directly to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars at the Open Source Convention. To reserve a car with your special rate, call Hertz:

Hertz Logo
1-800-654-2240 in the U.S.
1-800-263-0600 in Canada
1-405-749-4434 outside of these areas

or call your nearest Hertz reservation center, your corporate travel department or your travel agent. You must give the agent the Hertz CV# 01XY0013.

Airline Tickets

United Air Logo United Airlines is offering attendees traveling to our event a 5% discount off the lowest applicable discount fare, including First Class, or, a 10% discount off the unrestricted mid-week coach fare. They will also offer an additional 5% off of those tickets purchased at least 60 days in advance. Discounts also apply on Shuttle by United and United Express flights. You must refer to Meeting ID Number 552QL in order to receive the conference attendee discount. Be certain to give either your travel planner or the United reservation agent (1-800-521-4041) this number.

O'Reilly & Associates assumes no responsibility or liability for the facilities or services provided by the vendors and suppliers. Anyone attending this conference releases O'Reilly from any and all claims that may arise out of attending at this conference.

Hotel | Room Sharing | Rental Car | Airline Tickets | Travel Assistance

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