It is a good
idea to arrange for your accommodation and flight to Seattle early. We suggest booking your accommodation at the Seattle Doubletree Guest Suite Hotel-Southcenter (Address: 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle WA 98188), which is the same hotel where the conference will be held. This excellent hotel has a block of rooms set aside at a discount rate for Rife Conference attendees. The direct number to the hotel is 206-575-8220.
Rife 2008 International Health Conference
Seattle Doubletree Guest Suite Hotel-Southcenter
16500 Southcenter Parkway - Click on hotel link below for directions
Guest Suites Hotel-Southcenter (Address: 16500 Southcenter Parkway)
The Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel is a contemporary all-suite hotel
featuring suites with either one king size bed or two double beds
and a separate living room parlor, 2 TV'S, 2 phones, dataport, coffee
maker, refrigerator, wet bar and work area, including room service
and a variety of business services. The spacious rooms are very
comfortable from 437 sq.ft. up to 636 sq.ft. The hotel features
an extensive exercise room, 2 racquetball courts, sauna, indoor
pool and jacuzzi. Northwest Landing Restaurant in the hotel features
classic Northwest Cuisine including many fish specialties and steak.
The atrium lounge offers a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Other amenities
and services include; business center, valet service and meeting
facilities. The hotel offers complimentary airport shuttle 6 am
to 11 pm as well as free parking at the hotel. The warm welcome
you receive from the friendly staff includes Doubletree's freshly
baked chocolate chip cookies.
Across the parking lot from the hotel, is the Southcenter Shopping
Mall with more than 170 shops, including specialty shops, restaurants
(12-restaurant food court) and the Northwest's
only Rainforest Cafe. Find great selection and plenty of free
parking. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sunday,
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Next to the hotel is an Outback Restaurant and there are a number of other excellent choices within walking distance.
Just 20 minutes away is beautiful downtown Seattle, The Space
Needle, Pike Place Market, a wide choice of many excellent restaurants,
the Seattle Convention Center, and the many other attractions
such as the excellent Boeing Museum of Flight.
Guest Suites Hotel (Southcenter)
Phone: 1-206-575-8220 or 1-800-222-8733 (Ask for Rife Conference rates for Oct 10-12, 2008)
Hotel Website: www.doubletree.com
Transportation Service from the Airport from 6:00 am to 11:00
The Seattle DoubleTree Guest Suites Hotel-Southcenter offers complimentary free
shuttle service from the airport
From Airport Directions
The Doubletree Guest Suites Seattle-Southcenter Hotel is located approx. three miles from Seattle Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac). Follow signs to all freeways. Take Hwy 518 East to the Southcenter Parkway exit. Turn right at the stop sign. Go through two lights and turn right on Southcenter Parkway. Go through one light and the hotel will be on the left.
General Directions To hotel from North
From North on I-5 - Exit on 154B- toward SOUTHCENTER BLVD. & MALL/BURIEN/SEA-TAC AIRPORT. Take the exit toward SOUTHCENTER BLVD. & MALL. Turn LEFT onto SOUTHCENTER BLVD. Turn Right onto 61st AVE S. Turn RIGHT onto SOUTHCENTER PKWY. Drive 0.6 miles, hotel is on the left.
From South I-5 - Take 153 Exit (which is Southcenter Blvd. Exit). Go to first Exit ramp, make a right onto Southcenter Parkway. Hotel is located on left side, approximately 1/4 mile.
From East of the Mountains
Take I-90 to I-405 South (approx. 15 minutes on 405 South). Take the Southcenter Blvd Exit. Follow signs to Southcenter Mall. Stay on Southcenter Parkway for approximately 1/2 mile. Hotel is located on the left side across from McDonald's.
More Specific Directions from MapQuest www.mapquest.com
Once the Doubletree is full, the next choice is the Marriott Courtyard Seattle Southcenter. There is no conference discount there, but they are within easy walking distance of the Doubletree. Their direct phone number is 206-575-2500. They also offer free shuttle service to and from the airport.
There are other hotels and motels in and around the Southcenter/Tukwila area of Seattle, but without the Rife Conference discount. For other hotels/motels in the Southcenter area check out this website www.SeattleSouthside.com/stay and use Tukwila for the location.
We look forward to seeing you at the conference!.