WS-RA Face-to-Face Meeting to be held August 4-6
Address -700 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 – 15th Floor, room: 15100-Meydenbauer
Parking - parking can best be found in the Lincoln Square Parking Garage which can be accessed off of Bellevue Way at NE 6th Street. Park on any level of the parking garage near the NORTH elevators. South elevators will bring you up into the Westin Lobby in the South Tower of the complex. The North elevators will bring you up into Lincoln Square. The Meeting Room is on the 15th Floor of Lincoln Square.
Parking Validation – parking can be validated at anytime during the day, and the parking tickets are validated through 8:00pm for same day regardless of arrival time. Microsoft will collect parking tickets from attendees, drop them off at reception to have them stamped and returned to attendees later in the day.
Visitor Identification – There will be no need to get a visitorŐs badge from reception. You will, however, only be able to access the 15th floor.
Traveling - Nearest airport to Bellevue is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), about 18 miles away. Ground transportation is by rental car, taxi (www.stitataxi.com, about $60), commercial shuttle (www.shuttleexpress.com, about $40), or local bus (King County Metro, http://metro.kingcounty.gov, $2.50 fare, about 40 minute bus ride to the Bellevue Transit Center).
Hotels - the closest are the Westin Bellevue (same complex) and Hyatt Regency Bellevue (connected by bridge from across NE 8th Street):
Other nearby hotels within reasonable walking distance (2-4 blocks) are the Silver Cloud and Courtyard by Marriott:
The Hilton, Sheraton, Red Lion, and Bellevue Club are on NE 112th, a bit further away, outside walking distance. The Coast Hotel is on NE 116th, across I-405:
http://www.bellevueclubhotel.com/ (probably out of most price ranges)