Austin Convention Center
    Austin, Texas, United States
    10 - 15 June 2018
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    Hotel Information

    SPIE Astronomical Telescopes & Instrumentation will be held at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, California 92108.

    Save money by booking in the SPIE Room Block

    Read More about staying at the San Diego Town & Country Resort and Convention Center

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    Review the Hotel Chart for applicable rates and considerations

    Limted government rooms are available. Phone in reservations are recommended due to limited availability. 

    For reservation information call the Town and Country directly at 1-800-772-8527 or 619-291-7131.

    Hotel Information


    Triple/Quad + 12.5% Tax

    Important Considerations

    Town and Country Resort & Convention Center

    500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108

    Garden, Courtyard, Regency Tower, Royal Palm Tower
    Single/Double $152
    Triple/Quad $172

    Special Student Rate Available at $120.

    Gov't Rooms  available at current per diem rate with official Gov't ID at check-in
    Single/Double $147
    Triple/Quad $167
    (Rates subject to change)

    Guest room rates include complimentary wireless internet.

    Cancellation Policy: Notify the hotel by 6:00 pm at least 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid a penalty fee

    Discount Student Rate Available
    A special discounted STUDENT RATE of $120.00 Single/Double + tax per night, which includes complimentary guest room wireless internet, is available for a Limited Block of rooms at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center for SPIE Astronomical Telescopes & Instrumentation. To qualify for this rate, each student must submit to SPIE on School Letterhead, a letter signed by their Professor verifying they are a FULL TIME student. Once the letter is received by SPIE, the student's name, arrival & departure dates, and credit card information will be added to a Rooming List which will be submitted to the Town & Country Resort & Convention Center by cut-off date, which has been extended based on availability. Email the verification letter and reservation information to Brenda McDonald at

    Save money - SPIE Room Block
    A block of rooms at special conference rates has been reserved at The Town & Country Resort & Convention Center for symposia attendees. The Town & Country Resort is pleased to include complimentary wireless internet in the room rate which ranges from $152-$172 single/ double/triple/quad for Garden rooms, Courtyard rooms and Royal Palm Tower or Regency Tower rooms. 

    SPIE has negotiated very favorable rates at the Town and Country Resort for Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation attendees. We ask that all attendees please book their stay at the Town and Country, as it allows us to offer reduced registration fees and provides the most convenient access to the symposium and special events. 

    To secure a room reservation, requests must be received with a credit card guarantee or a check in the amount of the first night's room plus tax (10.5% occupancy tax plus 2% San Diego Tourism Marketing District Assessment is subject to change). Problems or delays with your payment may affect your hotel request.

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