Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel Info | Getting There | Travel Assistance | Rental Cars | Airline Tickets

Event Headquarters Hotel

DoubleTree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Portland
DoubleTree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Portland - Lloyd Center
1000 NE Multnomah
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-281-6111
Fax: 503-284-8553

Open Source Convention Room Rate

Room Block Note:

Due to the overwhelming popularity of OSCON, the room block at the DoubleTree is sold out. We still have a few rooms available at the Red Lion. For your convenience, we have a provided a listing of additional hotels near the Convention Center (see below).

Group Room Rate: $129.00
(This rate is for single or double. Triple occupancy is $144.00 and quad occupancy is $159.00. Looking for a roommate?)

The cutoff date to make your room reservations is June 29, 2006. In order to receive the group room rate, you must request the group rate for "O'Reilly Media, Inc." Reservations received after the cutoff date of June 29, 2006 or when the room block is sold out (whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state & local taxes (currently 12.5%) in effect at time of check-in.

Make your hotel reservations by phone. Call:

  • The hotel directly at (503) 281-6111.

Make your hotel reservations online:

Alternate Hotel

O'Reilly Media has secured additional rooms at the Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center.

Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center
1021 N. E. Grand Avenue
Portland OR 97232
Phone: (503) 235-2100
Toll Free: 800-343-1822

Rate: $109.00 plus 12.5% tax (subject to change)
Deadline: June 20, 2006
Distance to OSCON: Across the street from the Convention Center
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Nearby Hotels

The following hotels are located near the Oregon Convention Center. Please contact them directly for room rates and availability. O'Reilly Media has no affliation with these hotels.

  • La Quinta Inn 431 Northeast Multnomah St. 503-233-7933
  • Courtyard By Marriott - Lloyd Center 435 Northeast Wasco St. 503-234-3200
  • Holiday Inn - Downtown/Convention Center 1441 Northeast Second Ave. 503-233-2401
  • Residence Inn by Marriott - Downtown Lloyd Center 1710 Northeast Multnomah St. 503-288-1400
  • Shilo Inn 518 Northeast Holladay St. 503-234-4391
  • Jupiter Hotel 800 East Burnside St. 503-230-9200
Additional hotel information may be found at Portland Visitor's Association hotel reservation page.

Getting There

Portland International Airport (PDX)
The Portland Int'l Airport serves approximately 120 domestic and international cities by 17 commercial airlines.

MAX Light Rail
For affordable & convenient transportation from the Portland International Airport (PDX) to the hotels and Convention Center, hop aboard the Airport MAX light rail "Red Line". The Double Tree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center Portland - Lloyd Center, the Red Lion Portland - Convention Center and the Oregon Convention Center are located on the MAX light rail line with service between the Hotels and Portland International Airport. For a minimal fee, (currently $1.95) MAX will transport guests from the Airport directly to the Hotels' doorsteps. Service runs every 15 minutes seven days a week between 4:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m.

Driving Directions
Visit the DoubleTree website for customized driving directions from your unique starting point to theDoubleTree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Portland -Lloyd Center.

  • From the North (Seattle)
    Stay on I-5 South. Take the OMSI/Oregon City exit (#300B), remain in the right lane. Exit onto the Morrison Bridge, remain in the right lane. Take the ramp to Front Avenue (Naito Parkway) which makes a sharp loop to the right, going back under the bridge. Head south on Front Avenue (Naito Parkway), the hotel is located 8 blocks on the right.

  • From the South (Salem)
    Take Rose Quarter-City center exit 302A. At the first light, take a right on Weidler. Go to 9th Avenue and take a right. Go to the second light and the hotel is on the left.

  • From the East (Portland Airport)
    Follow Airport way to I-205 South. Then take I-84 West, go approximately 5 miles to exit 1 Lloyd Blvd. Go to the second light off of the exit and take a right. Go 1 and 1/2 blocks and Lloyd Center is on the left.


  • Valet Parking
    $21.00 per night
  • Self Parking
    $18.00 per day

Travel Assistance

Room Sharing

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

Travel Services

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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 the O'Reilly Open Source Convention.

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

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 Open Source Convention. 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 CV#01XY0026.

Air Travel

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United Airlines is the official airline of the O'Reilly Open Source Convention. If you or your travel agent call United's toll-free number (1-800-521-4041) to book your reservations, you will recieve a 2% - 10% discount off the lowest applicable fare, including First Class. Exact discount is determined by advance purchase and booking class. Additional discounts will apply when tickets are purchased at least 30 days in advance of your travel date. Discounts apply on flights operated by United, United Express and TED by United and code-sharing flights operated by US Airways, US Airways Express and Air Canada. Call United Meeting Plus Reservation Center at 1-800-521-4041 to obtain the best fares and schedule information. You must refer to Meeting ID #530XQ in order to receive the convention attendee discount.

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