Venue, Room Reservations, Transportation
One Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA, 94108
A true San Francisco Landmark hotel blending the best of European tradition with contemporary modern elements and amenities. The hotel's award-winning service, paired with its convenient location and world-renowned Top of the Mark sky lounge, will ensure that your stay in San Francisco is a completely memorable experience. Top of the Mark offers a 360 degree view of San Francisco including sights of the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman"s Warf, and Alcatraz. The Mark Hopkins Hotel is centrally located atop of Nob Hill with three cable car lines directly outside of its front doors. The cable car transportation is one of many things that make the Mark Hopkins a special place to meet.
Transportation, Directions and Parking
There are many ways to get to the event venue. The hotel is located in the heart of San Francisco so it is easily accessible to both the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and the Oakland International Airport (OAK) via BART (subway trains), airport shuttle or taxi.
The venue is within walking distance to the financial district and can be easily reached by several cable car routes and MUNI buses. There is also plenty of parking in nearby garages for guests who drive.
INTERCONTINENTAL MARK HOPKINS
Number One Nob Hill
San Francisco, CA 94108
From the Bay Bridge, Highway 80 & Oakland Airport:
Follow signs to San Francisco/Bay Bridge. From the two right lanes on the bridge take the first exit (Fremont Street). Stay on Fremont Street until it crosses Market Street (3 blocks). Fremont turns into Front Street. Take Front Street 2 blocks to California Street, make a left on California Street, and go up the hill (8-9 blocks) to California and Mason Streets. The hotel is on the left side at California and Mason.
From the Golden Gate Bridge:
Take the Golden Gate Bridge to the Lombard Street exit (straightaway exit); continue on Lombard to Van Ness Avenue. Turn right on Van Ness and continue to Clay Street. Make a left turn onto Clay and continue 6 blocks until you come to Taylor Street. Turn right onto Taylor, go 2 blocks to California Street, and make a left turn onto California. The hotel is located 1 block up on the right side at the corner of California and Mason Streets.
From the Peninsula/SFO Airport:
Take the 101 North Freeway to the 9th Street/Civic Center exit. Stay I t6he left two lanes on the exit, in order to continue straight onto 9th Street. Stay in the right hand lanes. After 5 to 6 blocks, cross Market Street, 9th turns into Larkin (one-way street). Go up Larkin to California Street (about 8 or 9 blocks). Turn right onto California Street and travel 5 blocks until you come to Mason Street. The hotel is on the right side at the corner of California and Mason Streets.
Travelling by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) from the East Bay:
Take the Embarcadero exit. This will put you at California and Davis Streets, from there you can take a cable car or a taxi up the California Street hill, to California and Mason Streets. The hotel is on the left side at the corner of California and Mason Streets.
The Embarcadero Station is located 0.9 miles from the hotel
The SFO BART Station is located on the Departures/Ticketing Level of the International Terminal (Boarding Area G side). BART is easily accessed from any terminal by riding SFO's AirTrain to the Garage G/BART Station stop. There is no charge to board AirTrain. One-way regular fare is $8.00.
BART from Oakland airport: AirBART shuttle operates between Oakland airport and the BART coliseum/Oakland Airport station daily, approximately every 10 minutes, until midnight. One-way regular fare is $3.00. Once at the BART coliseum/Oakland Airport, take a San Francisco bound train to Embarcadero Station.
For more information on BART schedules and maps, go to: www.bart.gov.
Parking garages near the Mark Hopking Hotel (PDF file)
Google Maps - InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco
The 2009 PEER Annual Meeting roomblock at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco is now full.
If you would like to be put on a waiting list for any rooms that become available, please email Heidi Faison.
Cancellation Policy: The InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel will accept individual cancellations up to 24 hours prior to your arrival date. Cancellations should also be made by e-mail to email@example.com.
Accommodations (room and taxes only) for PEER funded researchers & their students will be paid by PEER for the nights of Wednesday October 14, Thursday October 15 and Friday October 16. You are required to make your own hotel reservation through the link above. The credit card required to make your reservation will not be charged for your room rate costs on the days mentioned above as PEER will directly pay the hotel at the completion of your stay. As is customary from previous PEER Annual Meetings, students will be required to share room. All attendees are responsible for their own incidental room charges such as telephone, room service, movies or other miscellaneous items. Upon check-in, you will be asked to provide a credit card to cover these incidental expenses. For those who choose to stay through Saturday night, October 17th, the guest room rate is $189 plus tax, per night.
Hotel Fact Sheet (PDF file - 222 KB)