Travel & Lodging Information

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED but seats are still available. 

Please contact Paul Kim via e-mail or 206-443-8437 to register after September 22.

Travel & Lodging

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Lodging Information

 Both the Washington Community Foundation Convening and Annual Conference will take place at the Hilton Vancouver Washington. Lodging at the conference the hotel is fully booked. Accommodations are still available at the overflow hotel.
Hotel parking/garage information

Hilton Vancouver Washington Hotel (main conference hotel)
301 W 6th St, Vancouver, WA 98660. 360-993-4500
$169/nt plus tax - conference rate
Book your reservations here to receive the conference rate. Rooms are now sold out on specific days

Red Lion Janzen Beach (overflow hotel)
909 N. Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR 97217, 503-283-4466
Located across the bridge from the conference hotel. Approx. 1.3 miles (5 min driving or 26 min walking or transit)
$145/nt plus tax - conference rate
Book your reservations here to receive the conference rate
Please be aware that there is no shuttle between the conference hotel and the overflow hotel. Ride-sharing apps and cabs are recommended.

What time does the conference begin and end? The conference will begin on Tuesday, Oct 3 at 12:00pm and end on Thursday, Oct 5 at 2:00pm.

The following information is for the Hilton Vancouver Washington Hotel:

Check-In/Out Time: Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m. An early arrival fee of $75 will be applied if you check in before 4:00pm (i.e., if you want to see your room). If you arrive before 4:00pm and are not going to check-in early, the Bell Stand can hold your luggage, free of charge, until your room is ready for check-in.

Early Departure: You should advise the hotel of any changes in your planned length of stay at or before check-in, as you will be charged an early departure fee ($75).

Travel Information

BY AIR: The closest airport is the Portland International Airport.

Alaska Airlines is offering a 7% discount off published fares (except companion and other promotional fares) for any flights to and from Portland International Airport between September 28, 2017 – October 08, 2017. The discount code is ECMX691. To use the discount, go online to alaskaair.com, input details for your flight, then select “Use discount code or companion fare code.” The page will reload and on the right hand side there will be a box where you can enter the discount code. Enter the discount code, then select “Find Flights,” after which you’ll see flights with the discount code applied.

BY TRAINAmtrak Station – Vancouver, WA.1301 West 11th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660.

Amtrak is offering a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Vancouver, WA between September 28, 2017 – October 08, 2017.  The discount fare code is X31E-967. To use the discount, reservations must be made by phone at 1-800-872-7245, then Press 0 to go to the next live agent. If the automated voice asks for confirmation, press 0 again. Discount cannot be applied via online booking.

BY CARSelf Parking at Hilton Vancouver: currently $18/day

Traveling South on Interstate 5 - From Seattle to Vancouver is approx. 165 miles, 2 hrs 45 min.

  1. Follow I-5 South into Vancouver, Washington.
  2. Take Exit 1C towards City Center.
  3. Turn right onto Mill Plain Boulevard (which becomes 15th street).
  4. Turn left onto Columbia Street.
  5. Hotel is on the right-hand side at the corner of 6th and Columbia.

Traveling North on Interstate 5

  1. Follow I-5 North through Portland and over the Interstate Bridge into Washington.
  2. Take Exit 1B, following the signs to City Center.
  3. Turn left, following the signs to 6th Street.
  4. Hotel is on the left-hand side at the corner of 6th and Columbia.

East from Interstate 205 and Highway 14

  1. Follow I-205 North over the Glen Jackson Bridge into Washington.
  2. Take the first exit onto Hwy 14 West towards Vancouver, continuing for 7 miles.
  3. From the center lane, follow the signs to City Center.
  4. Turn left, following the signs to 6th Street.
  5. Hotel is on the left-hand side at the corner of 6th and Columbia.

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