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Accommodations

Conference hotel

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell St
San Francisco, CA 94102
http://www3.hilton.com/en/index.html

Book your reservation today!
We are excited to share that we’ve contracted a special discounted rate for attendees to stay at the conference hotel, the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Book today, we always sell out.

The discounted rates range from $309.00 - $329.00 per night plus tax. This rate includes the hotel services fee including: guest room Wi-Fi and fitness center access. Contact the hotel for complete details. 

Book early, there is a limited amount of discounted hotel sleeping rooms available and rates will go up.

Use this link to book your hotel reservation, click here.

If you need additional assistance during the reservation process, or if you have questions about the host hotel’s options, please contact the hotel directly at +1 415-771-1400. Please make sure to identify yourself as a PuppetConf 2017 attendee. 

Air travel

  • Receive a 7% discount off Alaska Airlines published fares (except companion and other promotional fares) when you book your flight online with Alaska Airlines. Please use discount code ECMX743.
  • Airport: San Francisco International (SFO). You can also use the Alaska Airlines discount if you fly in and out of Oakland or San Jose, California airports. 

Ground transportation

The San Francisco International Airport is about 35 minutes from the conference hotel. There will be no complimentary shuttle service provided from the airport, hotel and back. Please select from the many affordable transportation options list below.

Taxis
Many companies provide taxicab service at San Francisco International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the transportation plazas. A transportation coordinator will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a particular taxicab company. 

Uber and Lyft
Uber and Lyft are available in San Francisco; simply download the app on your smartphone to utilize their transportation services.

SuperShuttle and EXECU Car
Use discount code: T7ZE5 and make your reservation using this link: http://www.supershuttle.com/default.aspx?GC=T7ZE5. Pricing will vary depending on the airport and final destination. 

Driving Directions to the Hilton San Francisco Union Square
See below for directions to Hilton San Francisco Union Square, the conference hotel. 

FROM SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
-Take Highway 101 heading North towards the Bay Bridge
-Use the 7th Street exit - stay on the two right hand lanes down the off ramp to Bryant St.
-Go two blocks on Bryant Street to 5th Street and turn left onto 5th Street
-Proceed up 5th Street for four blocks and one block past Market Street
-Turn left onto Ellis Street and go one block to Mason Street. The hotel and garage entrance will be on your right

FROM THE EAST BAY
-From Highways 80, 880, 580 or 24, take the Bay Bridge to "The City" and stay on the left
-Use the 5th Street exit (on the left) and stay in the two right hand lanes down the off ramp
-Proceed up 5th Street for four blocks and go one block past Market Street
-Turn left onto Ellis Street and go one block to Mason Street. The hotel and garage area will be on your right

FROM THE NORTH BAY
-Take Highway 101 South and go across the Golden Gate Bridge
-Use the Lombard Street exit and proceed approximately 2 miles
-Turn right onto Van Ness and proceed roughly 3 to 4 miles
-Turn left onto O'Farrell Street and drive to the 300 block of O'Farrell. Hotel Cross Streets: Mason and Taylor
-The hotel will be on the right