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Hotel and Travel Information

Below is some info about the venue and getting there. For ideas on what else to do while in town, visit the See & Do page.

Event Headquarters Hotel

DoubleTree Hotel

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

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

Open Source Convention Room Rate
Group Room Rate: $139.00 for single or double occupancy plus local taxes of 12.5 % (subject to change without notice).

Reservations can be made via the hotel website. The group rate is obtained by entering the group code OMD in the Group/Convention Code section on the reservations page. Reservations may also be made via phone by calling the hotel's Central Reservations Department at 1.800.996.0510 and referencing group code OMD. The cutoff date to make your room reservation is June 20, 2007. Reservations received after the cutoff date of June 20, 2007 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.

Alternate Hotel

Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center
1021 NE Grand Avenue,
Portland OR 97232
(One block from the Oregon Convention Center)

Discounted Rate: $109.00 for single or double rooms plus 12.5% tax

Reservations: please call (800)343-1822 and mention O'Reilly Media, Inc. to obtain the rate. The cut-off date for the group rate has been extended to June 30, 2007. Reservations received after June 30, 2007 (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. Please provide 72 hours notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.

Room Sharing

If you are looking to save money on your housing costs, you may wish to room-share. The O'Reilly Open Source Convention 2007 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 who you can contact.

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 and the Oregon Convention Center are located on the MAX light rail line with service between the Hotel and Portland International Airport. For a minimal fee, (currently $1.95) MAX will transport guests from the Airport directly to the Hotel's doorstep. 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 the DoubleTree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Portland -Lloyd Center.

  • From the North (on I-5)
    Take Rose Quarter-City center exit 302A. Take a left at the second light (Weidler). Go to 9th Avenue and take a right. Go to the second light and the hotel is on the left.
  • From the South (on I-5)
    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.

Travel Assistance

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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 O'Reilly Open Source Convention 2007.

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

Rental Cars

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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 O'Reilly Open Source Convention 2007.

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