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Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 20th Biennial ConferenceEstuaries and Coasts in a Changing World1-5 November 2009, Portland, Oregon, USA

Hotel and Accommodation Information

CERF has made arrangements for hotel accommodations to help you with your travel plans.  The DoubleTree Hotel Portland-Lloyd Center has been designated as the headquarters hotel for this meeting and we hope that you will consider staying at this hotel or one of our other designated hotels to help support CERF. 

The five (5) hotels that have been selected, all within walking distance or a short trip by public transportation to the Oregon Convention Center, location for all events at the 2009 CERF meeting.  These hotels provide a range of room rates and services.  Please make your hotel reservation by contacting the hotel directly via phone or email.  The cut-off date for each hotel is shown on the hotel listing.  It is suggested that you make your reservations early.  We hope you take advantage of these hotels.

DoubleTree Hotel – Headquarters Hotel         

Portland-Lloyd Center
1000 N.E. Multnomah
Portland, OR  97232

The DoubleTree is located in the heart of Portland within walking distance of the Oregon Convention Center.  Views of downtown Portland or the Cascade Mountain Range.  High-speed internet access in guestrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi in public space.  Experience the newly remodeled Fitness Center!  Large non-suite guest rooms.  Next to Portland’s largest shopping center.  For more information please visit:  http://doubletree1.hilton.com/en_US/dt/hotel/RLLC-DT-Doubletree-Hotel-Portland-Oregon/index.do. Then, under "Group/Convention Code:" use "CER" for regular CERF guest or "CEG" for CERF Government Rate.

Reservation Phone :  503-281-6111, 800-222-8733
Room Rates:    $146.00 (Standard Queen), $156.00 (Preminum King/Double Queen)
Parking Rates:  Self-parking:  $9.00 per day, Valet Parking:  $22.00 per day
Reservation Cut-off Date:  October 2, 2009

Green Policy:  Recycle paper products and more, water & energy conservation,  practices a green program for guestrooms, involved in Community green policies.

Red Lion Hotel

1021 NE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR  97232

Located across the street from the Oregon Convention Center and the Max light rail system.  The hotel features  174 newly decorated guest rooms.  Enjoy a skyline view from the Windows Lounge, Skyroom and Terrace.  Work out in the full service fitness center.  For more information visit the hotel website at http://redlion.rdln.com/HotelLocator/HotelOverview.aspx?metaID=38

Reservation Phone:  503-235-2100
Room Rates:  $111.00 (Single), $121.00 (Double), $131.00 (Triple), $141.00 (Quad)
Parking Rates:  $10.00 per day
Reservation Cut-off Date:  September 30, 2009

LaQuinta Inn

431 NE Multnomah
Portland, OR  97232

Walking distance from the Oregon Convention Center and other key locations in the city.  The LaQuinta Inn has everything you need for a pleasant stay, including a 24 hour indoor pool, and Fitness Center.  Free breakfast.  Located one block from the Max Light Rail System.  For more information please go to the website at  http://www.lq.com/lq/properties/propertyProfile.do?ident=LQ462&propId=462

Reservation Phone:  503-233-7933
Room Rates:  $102.00 (Single/Double)
Parking Rates:  Free
Reservation Cut-off Date:  September 30, 2009

Embassy Suites Portland Downtown

319 SW Pine Street
Portland, OR  97204

The Embassy Suites Portland offers a fabulous location, comfortable and relaxing accommodations and excellent customer service. Complimentary full service breakfast. Full service Spa & Salon on-site. Located downtown, two blocks from the Max Light Rail System. Not within walking distance of the Oregon Convention Center. It is suggested that one use the “Max” for transportation to the meeting.  However, walking distance to many choice sites.  Valet and self parking available.  Visit us at http://embassysuites1.hilton.com/en_US/es/hotel/PDXPSES-Embassy-Suites-Portland-Downtown-Oregon/index.do for more information.

Reservation Phone: 503-279-9000
Room Rates:  $175.00 (Single), $175.00 (Double)
Parking Rates:  Self-parking  $15.00 per day, Valet parking  $23.00 per day
Reservation Cut-off Date:  October 2, 2009

Crowne Plaza Portland

1441 NE 2nd
Portland, OR  97232

Experience the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage bedding, newly decorated guestrooms.  Free Shuttle service.  Parking is $10.00 per day. Indoor pool and health and fitness center on-site.  For more information visit:  http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/cp/1/en/hotel/pdxne?_requestid=10295

Reservations Phone: 503-233-2401
Room Rates:  $152.00 (Single/Double)
Parking Rates:  $10.00 per day
Reservation Cut-off Date:  October 1, 2009

Government Rates

The DoubleTree, Crowne Plaza and Red Lion hotels have set aside a limited number of government rate rooms at the per diem rate of $116 per day. If you are entitled to this rate and have government ID, please check for availability of this rate when making your reservation.

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