AAAR 32nd Annual Conference
September 30-October 4, 2013
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
Portland, Oregon, 97232 USA
All sessions of the annual conference will be held at the Oregon Convention Center, which is a short walk (or a quick MAX light rail ride) from the two hotels at which AAAR sleeping room blocks are reserved.
Two hotel blocks have been reserved . Reservations are now open at both hotels.
|DoubleTree by Hilton Portland||
1000 NE Multnomah Street
|Approximately 4 Blocks||$169 single/double rate (plus applicable tax)|
|Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center||
1021 Northeast Grand Avenue
|Approximately 1 Block||$123 single/double rate (plus applicable tax).|
RESERVATIONS AT BOTH HOTELS NEED TO BE MADE NO LATER THAN TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013. It is anticipated that the AAAR block will sell out very quickly, and availability and rate cannot be guaranteed once the block is filled.
DoubleTree by Hilton Portland
Conveniently located in the Lloyd District, just four blocks from the Oregon Convention Center, the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland provides easy access to Oregon’s largest shopping mall, the Lloyd Center Mall. Enjoy tax-free shopping or indulge in a delicious meal with numerous dining options located both in the mall and on the streets near the hotel. Although known for welcoming you with a warm chocolate chip cookie, the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland offers many more amenities: a 24-hour fitness center, two restaurants featuring local, sustainable cuisine plus a coffee shop, easy access to the MAX light rail line which provides economical transportation to/from the Portland International Airport and the downtown metropolitan area, and comfortable, recently renovated sleeping rooms. Self-parking is available at the rate of $18/day; this rate is subject to change.
To reserve a room at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland online, please use the following links:
There are two different codes: Group Block Code: AAR
Government Block Code: AAG
Please refer to this code when making your reservation. A credit card guarantee will be necessary. Be advised that a cancellation is completely refundable up to 72-hours before check-in. Check-in is at 3:00 PM. Check-out is at 12:00 PM
Alternatively, you can call 503-281-6111 or by calling the Toll-Free number at 800-996-0510.
Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center
Located one block from the Oregon Convention Center, the three-star Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center is within walking distance of Lloyd Center Mall, the Rose Garden Arena, and some of Portland’s best restaurants and entertainment. Across the street is the MAX light rail system, providing service to downtown Portland as well as service to/from Portland International Airport for a minimal fee. The 173 newly decorated guest rooms are 100% non-smoking and offer many amenities including free Wi-Fi, refrigerators, coffeemakers, voicemail, and telephone data ports. The hotel also has a fitness center, guest laundry, same day valet service and a market place for sundries. Parking is available for $14 per night; this rate is subject to change.
There are two different booking codes: Group block code: AMER0925
To reserve a room at the Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center online, please use the following link:
1. Go to the Red Lion web site: http://www.redlion.com
2. In the upper left side of the page, there is a Welcome box. Type Portland in the box. Click on Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center.
3. Select your dates.
4. Select the number of adults and if applicable, children.
5. Enter either AMER0925 or AMERIGOV.
6. Click DONE. Click SUBMIT.
7. SELECT Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center.
8. Select the type of room you wish and click on “ADD TO CART AND CHECKOUT”. Continue with your personal and payment information.
Alternatively, you can call 1-800-REDLION.
It is anticipated that the AAAR blocks will sell out very quickly, and availability and rate cannot be guaranteed once the blocks are filled. Please note that there are approximately 35 government-rated sleeping rooms available at the two hotels. Reserve as early as possible to ensure that you get your preferred rate.