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Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel | Airport Shuttles | Room Sharing | Travel Assistance |

Westin Horton Plaza

Conference Headquarters Hotel

Adjacent to the Horton Plaza shopping center and located within walking distance of San Diego's bustling Gaslamp District, the Westin Horton Plaza offers countless opportunities for recreation and relaxation.

Westin Horton Plaza San Diego
910 Broadway Circle
San Diego, CA 92101
Tel: (619) 239-2200
Fax: (619) 239-0509

Due to the overwhelming popularity of The 4th Annual O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, the room block at the Westin Horton Plaza Hotel is currently sold out.

The following is a partial list of alternate hotels in downtown San Diego, all within walking distance from the Westin Horton Plaza Hotel.

Marriott Courtyard Downtown
530 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-446-3000

Holiday Inn on the Bay
1355 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-232-3861

Gaslamp Plaza Suites
520 E Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-232-9500

The Horton Grand Hotel
311 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-544-1886

More hotel information may be found at the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau.

O'Reilly Media, Inc. has no affiliation with these hotels.

Getting There

Airport Shuttles

Convenient shuttle transportation to the Westin Horton Plaza is available for those flying into the San Diego International Airport.

Cloud 9 Shuttle
Phone: 1 (800) 9-SHUTTLE

XPress Shuttle
Phone: 1 (800) 900-7433

Driving Directions

  • From Northeast

    Take I-15 South to 163 South. 163 will end and put you on 10th Avenue. Proceed to Broadway and turn right. Turn left on Broadway Circle. The hotel is on the right.

  • From South

    Take I-5 North and exit at J Street, which is a one-way street. Take J Street to Market Street and turn left. Proceed to First Avenue and turn right. Then turn right at E Street. The hotel is on the corner.

  • From East

    Take I-8 East to 163 South. 163 will end and put you on 10th Avenue. Proceed to Broadway and turn right. Turn left on Broadway Circle. The hotel is on the right.

  • From Northwest

    Take I-5 and exit at Front Street, which is a one-way street. Proceed to E Street and turn left. The hotel is on the right.

  • Valet Parking: $25.00 per night
  • Self-Parking: $15.00 per night
Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Room Sharing

If you are looking to save money on your housing costs, you may wish to room-share. The ETech wiki contains a Room Sharing page where you can post information about yourself along with the type of room sharing situation with which you are most comfortable. If not comfortable with posting your info, simply peruse the listing of others looking for room sharing situations whom you can contact.

Vivian Russell Logo Travel Assistance

The official O'Reilly conference travel planner offers one-stop shopping for your air travel and other travel needs in connection with your attendance at an O'Reilly conference.

Vivian V. Russell Travel Services
182 Farmers Lane, Suite 102
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Phone: (707) 525-0550
Fax: (707) 525-0560

International Attendees

Please visit www.unitedstatesvisas.gov for important information about international travel to the United States.

Hertz Logo Rental Cars

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 O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference. To reserve a car with your special rate, call Hertz:

1 (800) 654-2240 in the U.S.
1 (800) 263-0600 in Canada
(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 #022J1438.

United Air Logo Air Travel

United Airlines is the official airline of the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference. If you or your travel agent call United's toll-free number (1-800-521-4041) to book your reservations, you will receive 5% discount off the lowest applicable discount fare, including First Class or a 10% discount off full fare unrestricted coach fares, purchased 7 days in advance. An additional 5% discount will apply when tickets are purchased at least 30 days in advance of your travel date. Discounts also apply on Shuttle by United and United Express. Call United's Specialized Meeting Reservations Center at 1-800-521-4041 to obtain the best fares and schedule information. You must refer to Meeting ID #537GM 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.

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