Accommodations and all sessions will be at the Westin Hotel in Seattle. The Westin is located at 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101, which is in the city center of Seattle. It is ideally situated near Seattle's best attractions and offers breathtaking views of Lake Union, Puget Sound, and the surrounding mountains. The facility is near the famous Space Needle linked to it by a monorail. The nightly rate will be $149 plus tax. A limited number of rooms are reserved and Interface participants should make reservations as early as possible. Guest room reservations for attendees can be made either online or by calling The Westin Reservations Department 1-206-728-1000, or through the Central Reservations office in U.S. and Canada at 1-888-627-8513. The Group will be listed as INTERFACE FOUNDATION OF NORTH AMERICA in their reservations system.
Interface has arranged for discounted tickets on Alaska Airlines offering 7% discount with discount code ECCMB1268 and on American Airlines offering 5% discount with discount code 4760AT.
Transportation from the Airport: Buses are free during daylight hours in the downtown Seattle area. The major airport is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). Seattle's new Link light rail serves the airport, and the Westlake stop is two blocks from the Westin; peak service is every 7.5 minutes. The Seattle Downtown Airporter offers bus transportation between the airport and eight major hotels including The Westin. Tickets can be purchased from Gray Line of Seattle, online or at the airport. Service is every 30 minutes. Shuttle Express offers shared-ride service; reservations can be made online, or walk-in at the airport. For attendees traveling in groups of 2 or 3, a taxi can be an economical alternative transportation between the airport and The Westin in Seattle. Ride the monorail from the Westin, through the Experience Music Project/Science Fiction Museum, to the Space Needle, with views from 520 feet of Seattle, Puget Sound and the Olympic and Cascade Mountains.