San Francisco is a unique and breathtaking metropolis. With the famous icon of the Golden Gate Bridge, the city takes pride in its unrivaled attractions and its unique neighborhoods which are treasures of its own. Discover the variety of sites, shops, and restaurants that reflect the city's great ethnic and cultural diversity. You will find tips for traveling to and around the city, as well as the many hotel options available to conference attendees.
The Moscone Center West
800 Howard Street
San Francisco, California 94103
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The housing bureau is closed for new reservations for SPIE Photonics West, SPIE AR | VR | MR, and the SPIE Global Business Forum 2024, but there are still some options available on the housing website. If you need to confirm or change reservations, please contact the hotel directly. Contact information is also available at the link below.
San Francisco is a unique and breathtaking metropolis. Discover the variety the city has to offer, from the Golden Gate Bridge to unique neighborhoods. Look below for further details on the following:
San Francisco is serviced by two international airports:
Transportation from the airport
To receive 20% off the retail rate, enter "CDP 2188961" under the 'add a discount code' section when making an online reservation.
Shuttles and public transportation
Hertz Car Rental
To receive 20% off the retail rate, enter CDP 2188961 under the ‘add a discount code’ section when making an online reservation.
• In the United States, call 1-800-654-2240
• In Canada, call 1-800-263-0600, or 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto
• In Europe and Asia, call a Hertz Reservation Center or travel agent
• Outside of these areas, call 1-405-749-4434
Parking rates at AR | VR | MR hotels range from $30 (self) to $60 (valet), rates subject to change. Please check with your individual hotel for specific parking rates during the conference week.
Restaurant and city information
Find restaurant options and information about popular attractions that could help you get around. Visit the San Francisco Visitor's Guide to learn more.
Download this list of restaurants near the Moscone Center that are open for business, provided by the San Francisco Travel Association.
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