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Where 2.0 Hotel & Travel

Reservations | Getting There | Room Sharing | International Attendees

Conference Location

Fairmont San Jose
170 S. Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 1-408-998-1900
Fax: 1-408-287-1648

With the meteoric growth of the computer industry, Silicon Valley has become one of the world's busiest hubs, and the capital of this high-tech mecca is San Jose. The Fairmont San Jose hotel combines technological innovation with timeless elegance. The hotel's brand new Tova Day Spa invites you to relieve your stresses. A short drive will take you to 30 wineries and the famous Monterey Peninsula golf courses. In the heart of northern California's largest city, The Fairmont San Jose luxury hotel blends historic grandeur with all the high-tech excitement of Silicon Valley.

Hotel Reservations

Guest Room Rate: $189.00 for single or double occupancy plus 10% Occupancy Tax, $2.00 HBID Assessment Tax and $1.00 PBID Assessment Tax.

To Make a Reservation: To receive the conference room rate, please identify yourself as "O'Reilly Media, Inc. Where 2.0 Conference" when calling the hotel's reservation number: 1-800-441-1414. The cut-off date for the group rate has been extended to May 8, 2009. Reservations received after May 8, 2009 (or after the room block sells out, whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. Please provide 72 hours' notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.

Getting There

Parking

The Fairmont San Jose garage is located below the hotel. We offer valet parking only, there is no self parking available.

  • Valet parking (for overnight guests) is on a space available basis and is $26 per night including in-and-out privileges
  • Valet parking (for visitors) is on a space available basis:
    • First 30 minutes: $5
    • Every additional 20 minutes: $1.50
    • Maximum rate for the day: $26
  • Free 'Green' Parking at Fairmonts in California: Overnight guests who drive hybrid vehicles can enjoy free parking at all Fairmont Hotels & Resorts properties in California.

Overflow garages are located throughout the downtown area with close proximity to the Hotel.

Airport Information

Norman Y. Mineta International Airport is located three miles (5km) from the hotel.

Airport Shuttle

  • The Fairmont San Jose does not provide complimentary shuttle service.
  • VTA Airport Flyer makes frequent stops between San Jose International Airport and the Metro Station Light Rail Stop (North 1st Street and Metro Drive). For more information call the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) at (408) 321- 2300 or visit the VTA website.

Taxi Service

Taxis to and from Norman Y. Mineta International Airport cost approximately $20 to $25 USD.

Driving Directions

From the North on Highway 101 (San Francisco):

  • Take HWY 101 south.
  • Exit De La Cruz .
  • Continue down De La Cruz until it becomes Colemane Avenue.
  • Coleman Avenue will turn into Market Street.
  • Make a U-Turn around Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.
  • The Hotel will be on the right side between San Carlos Street and San Fernando Street.

From the North on Highway 280 (San Francisco):

  • Take Vine Street/Almaden Boulevard exit.
  • Turn left at the first signal (Almaden Boulevard).
  • Take a right at the fourth signal (San Carlos Street).
  • Take a left at the second signal (Market Street).
  • The Hotel will be on the right side between San Carlos Street and San Fernando Street.

From the North on Highway 880 (Oakland/Fremont/Hayward):

  • Take the Downtown/First Street exit.
  • Make a left at the bottom of the off ramp.
  • Make a right on Julian Street.
  • Make a left on Market Street.
  • The Hotel is located between San Fernando St. and San Carlos St. Once you cross San Fernando St., you will need to circle Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.
  • The hotel is located at 170 South Market Street.

From the South on Highway 680 or Highway 280:

  • Take HWY 87 North (Guadalupe Parkway).
  • Continue down Guadalupe 1/4 mile to Downtown/Santa Clara Street exit.
  • Make a right on Santa Clara Street.
  • Take a right at the fifth signal (Market Street).
  • Continue on Market Street.
  • Make a U-Turn around Plaza de Cesar Chavez.
  • The Hotel will be on the right side between San Carlos Street and San Fernando Street.

From the South on Highway 101 (Los Angeles):

  • Take HWY 101 North to HWY 85 North.
  • Exit HWY 87 North (Guadalupe Parkway).
  • Continue down Guadalupe Parkway 1/4 mile to the Downtown/Santa Clara Street exit.
  • Make a right on Santa Clara Street. Go five lights to Market Street and make a right.
  • Continue on Market Street for two blocks and circle Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.
  • The hotel is located on 170 South Market Street

From Norman Y. Mineta International Airport (SJC):

  • When exiting the airport make a right onto Guadalupe Parkway (HWY 87 South).
  • Continue down Guadalupe Parkway (HWY 87 South) to the Park Avenue Exit.
  • Make a left on Park Avenue and continue down 3 blocks.
  • Make a right turn on S. Market Street.
  • Make a U-Turn around Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park.
  • The Hotel will be on the right side between San Carlos Street and San Fernando Street.

Room Sharing

If you are looking to save money on your housing costs, you may wish to room-share. The Where 2.0 wiki contains a Room Sharing page where you can post information about yourself along with the type of room sharing situation with which you are most comfortable. If you are not comfortable with posting your info, simply peruse the listing of others looking for room sharing situations who you can contact.

International Attendees

Please visit unitedstatesvisas.gov for important information about international travel to the United States.

Travel Assistance

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Rental Cars

Hertz

Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may go to the "Hertz Interactive Reservation System" to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars for the conference. Or call Hertz Reservations at 1-800-654-3131 and mention code #01XY0032.

United Airline Discount

United

Purchase your ticket online at www.united.com and receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares. After you link to www.united.com, enter your origin and destination, travel dates. Click on more search options and enter your promotion code number 564MN; then we will display the available flights. There are no fees for booking on line at www.united.com when you use the special promotion code. Code is case sensitive so please use capital letters. To check schedules and to take advantage of this offer, please visit, www.united.com.

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