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Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel Info | Room Sharing | Getting There | Rental Cars

Hotel Info

San Francisco Airport Marriott

The O'Reilly Emerging Telephony Conference will be held at the San Francisco Airport Marriott. The Marriott has 684 guestrooms (all with high speed internet access) including 26 suites. You will get a good nights sleep on the new Marriott bed recently upgraded in every guestroom. The hotel is centrally located on the San Francisco Bay, just 1-mile south of the San Francisco International Airport, 20 minutes from downtown San Francisco, and 20 minutes to the Silicon Valley. Complimentary Airport Shuttle is available 24 hours a day to and from San Francisco International Airport.

Hotel Address

San Francisco Airport Marriott
1800 Old Bayshore Highway
Burlingame, CA 94010 USA
Phone: 1-650-692-9100
Fax: 1-650-692-8016

Hotel Reservations

Please call Marriott reservations at 1-800-228-9290 or the hotel directly at 650-692-9100.

The cutoff date for room reservations has been extended to: February 16, 2007.


Guest Room Rate: $144.00 for single or double room

To receive the discounted room rate, please identify yourself as attending the "O'Reilly ETel Conference." The cut-off date for the group rate ha been extended to February 16, 2007. Reservations received after this date (or after the room block sells out, whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. All rates are single or double occupancy. The above rate does not include applicable state and local taxes (currently 10%) and San Mateo County Tourism Assessment (currently $0.85) in effect at time of check-in.

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

Hotel Parking

Overnight self-parking: $9.00 per day (discounted rate for ETel attendees). Valet Parking: $20.00 per day (subject to change without notice)

Room Sharing

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

Driving Directions

  • From San Francisco International Airport: As you exit SFO International Airport, take Highway 101 South towards San Jose. Exit from Highway 101 at the first exit, Millbrae Ave. eastbound. Follow Millbrae Ave. eastbound towards the bay, which will end at Old Bayshore Highway. Turn right on Old Bayshore Highway. Hotel is located 1/4 mile down Old Bayshore Highway on the left hand side. Turn left at Mitten Ave. into hotel driveway.

Hotel Shuttle

  • Complimentary airport shuttle service available 24 hours a day to/from SFO Airport.
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Rental Cars


Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may go to the Hertz Interactive Reservation System to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars at the The O'Reilly Emerging Telephony Conference.

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