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Hotel Info

Fairmont Hotel San Jose

The O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference will be held at the Fairmont Hotel San Jose. With the growth of the computer industry, Silicon Valley has become one of the world's busiest hubs, and the capital of this high-tech mecca is San Jose. The Fairmont San Jose combines technological innovation with timeless elegance. A short drive will take you to 30 wineries and the famous Monterey Peninsula golf courses. In the heart of Northern California's largest city, the Fairmont San Jose blends historic grandeur with all the high-tech excitement of Silicon Valley.

Hotel Address

Fairmont Hotel San Jose
170 South Market Street
San Jose,  CA  95113
Phone: 408-998-1900
Fax: 408-287-1648

Hotel Reservations

Please call Fairmont reservations at 1-800-346-5550 or the hotel directly at 408-998-1900.

The cutoff date for room reservations has been extended to: May 19, 2006.

Rate

Guest Room Rate: $189.00 Single, or Double

To receive the discounted room rate, please identify yourself as attending the " Where 2.0 Conference 2006." The cut-off date for the group rate is May 19, 2006. Reservations received after May 19, 2006 (or after the room block sells out, whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available at the prevailing rate of the hotel. All rates are single or double occupancy. All room rates listed above do not include 10% Hotel Occupancy Tax and $2.00 per night Tourism Assessment Fee (subject to change without notice).

Please provide 72 hours notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.

Hotel Parking

Valet Parking: $22.00 per day (subject to change without notice)

Off-Site Parking: $5-$15.00 per day (subject to change without notice). Several parking garages are located within walking distance of the hotel


Room Sharing

If you are looking to save money on your housing costs, you may wish to room-share. The Where 2.0 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.


Getting There

Fairmont Hotel San Jose

Driving Directions

  • From the North on Highway 101 (San Francisco):
    • Take HWY 101 south.
    • Exit De La Cruz .
    • Continue down De La Cruz until it becomes Colemane Avenue.
    • Coleman Avenue will turn into Market Street.
    • Make a U-Turn around Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.
    • The Hotel will be on the right side between San Carlos Street and San Fernando Street.
  • From the North on Highway 280 (San Francisco):
    • Take Vine Street/Almaden Boulevard exit.
    • Turn left at the first signal (Almaden Boulevard).
    • Take a right at the fourth signal (San Carlos Street).
    • Take a left at the second signal (Market Street).
    • The Hotel will be on the right side between San Carlos Street and San Fernando Street.
  • From the North on Highway 880 (Oakland/Fremont/Hayward):
    • Take the Downtown/First Street exit.
    • Make a left at the bottom of the off ramp.
    • Make a right on Julian Street.
    • Make a left on Market Street.
    • The Hotel is located between San Fernando St. and San Carlos St. Once you cross San Fernando St., you will need to circle Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.
    • The hotel is located at 170 South Market Street.
  • From the South on Highway 680 or Highway 280
    • Take HWY 87 North (Guadalupe Parkway).
    • Continue down Guadalupe 1/4 mile to Downtown/Santa Clara Street exit.
    • Make a right on Santa Clara Street.
    • Take a right at the fifth signal (Market Street).
    • Continue on Market Street.
    • Make a U-Turn around Plaza de Cesar Chavez.
    • The Hotel will be on the right side between San Carlos Street and San Fernando Street.
  • From the South on Highway 101 (Los Angeles):
    • Take HWY 101 North to HWY 85 North.
    • Exit HWY 87 North (Guadalupe Parkway).
    • Continue down Guadalupe Parkway 1/4 mile to the Downtown/Santa Clara Street exit.
    • Make a right on Santa Clara Street. Go five lights to Market Street and make a right.
    • Continue on Market Street for two blocks and circle Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.
    • The hotel is located on 170 South Market Street
  • From Norman Y. Mineta International Airport (SJC):
    • When exiting the airport make a right onto Guadalupe Parkway (HWY 87 South).
    • Continue down Guadalupe Parkway (HWY 87 South) to the Park Avenue Exit.
    • Make a left on Park Avenue and continue down 3 blocks.
    • Make a right turn on S. Market Street.
    • Make a U-Turn around Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.
    • The Hotel will be on the right side between San Carlos Street and San Fernando Street.
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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 The Where 2.0 Conference 2006. 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 #01XY0026.


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United Airlines is the official airline of the Where 2.0 Conference 2006. If you or your travel agent call United's toll-free number (1-800-521-4041) to book your reservations, you will receive a 10% discount off the unrestricted, fully refundable coach fare or 2% discount off the lowest applicable fates. An additional 5% discount will apply when tickets are purchased at least 30 days in advance of the attendees' travel. The special offer applies to travel on domestic segments of all United Airlines and United Express flights. UAL/UAX/UA convenient schedule and discounted fares are available through United's Meeting Desk or your travel agent. Call 1-800-521-4041 and reference Meeting ID Number 537TE. Dedicated reservationists are on duty Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST.


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