Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting
Center Portland–Lloyd Center
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The 2009 GSA Annual Meeting in Portland will headquarter at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower located in the heart of city center.
The co-headquarters hotel is the Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Portland–Lloyd Center.
Most activities will take place at the Oregon Convention Center (777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) and the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower (921 SW Sixth Ave.). Portland offers many affordable hotels near the convention center and in the city center, which are connected by the MAX light rail transit system. GSA has booked rooms at 12 hotels and is offering special convention rates, between US$102 and US$169 per night.
Use the links above to browse the properties, read the housing alerts, and make a reservation through Travel Portland, GSA's official housing bureau. The housing reservation deadline was 14 September but please check with Travel Portland for further housing options.
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Travel & Transportation
All hotels are in the “Fareless Square” area for the MAX light rail, streetcar, and bus system. Trips that begin and end within the Fareless Square are free, all day, every day.
Light Rail Alert for Sunday 18 Oct .
On Sunday there will be a March for the Public Option rally in downtown Portland. Please expect ridership on the light rail before and after this event to be higher than usual with lots of people on the trains. The rally is from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. The "peak" times are expected to be between 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Visit the hotels page for more details on MAX and getting around town.
- Visit the Travel & Transportation page for information on discounts for air travel and also ground transportation options to get you from the airport to your hotel.
- Check out GSA's student travel grants — Deadline was 14 Sept.
- International travelers can find info on …
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