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Plan Your Visit to SATURN 2014

Plan Your Visit to SATURN 2014.

SATURN 2014 will take place May 5 through 9, 2014, at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, in Portland, Oregon.

The conference hotel offers all the urban chic and Northwest flavor of this vibrant city. It is centrally located on the Willamette riverfront, near Portland State University and many other top downtown attractions.

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon 97201 USA
1-503-226-7600

Guests who make a reservation within the SATURN room block will receive a voucher good for a complimentary breakfast for each day of their stay at Truss, the hotel’s award-winning waterfront restaurant with a seasonal menu showcasing the bounty of the Pacific and the artisanal riches of the Willamette and Columbia valleys, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

SATURN guests will also receive a discount on in-room internet ($6.00 a day). Follow these links to book your room for SATURN 2014 now:

Getting to the Hotel

The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront is 9 miles southwest from the Portland International Airport.

Airport Phone: 1-877-739-4636

Driving directions:

  • Follow Airport Way East and merge onto Interstate 205 South/Veterans Memorial Highway toward Interstate 84/Portland/Salem.
  • Continue to exit 31B and merge onto Interstate 84 West/US-30 West.
  • Take the Interstate 5 South exit on the left toward Beaverton/Salem/City Center and proceed to the City Center exit.
  • Keep right and take the ramp for Morrison Street/City Center.
  • Make a slight right onto Morrison Bridge; then take the ramp for Naito Parkway/Interstate 5 South/Salem. Keep right and take the Front Avenue ramp toward Interstate 5 South/Salem.
  • The hotel will be 1/2 mile on the right.

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Alternative transportation:

  • Blue Star; fee: $14 (one way); scheduled
  • Subway service, fee: $2.50 (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $50 (one way)

Local Attractions in Portland

Visit the Marriott travel guide to learn more about local Portland attractions.

There is plenty to do and see within the Portland city limits, and much of it is walkable or accessible via the TriMet public transportation system.

  • Take a journey of the senses through Portland’s extraordinary culinary scene. Head downtown and indulge in some street food at the city’s renowned food carts. Jaunt over to the Pearl District to experience why Portland is called the “motherland of microbrews,” or ask the locals for their favorite spot to savor some culinary delights and sip wine from one of the many fine wineries in the Willamette Valley. Portland is known for producing excellent food, beer, and wine, so make sure you don’t leave without sampling some of the local flavor.
  • Spend some time at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry where you can explore five exhibit halls, hundreds of interactive exhibits, and eight laboratories, or settle in to watch a film at the five-story OMNIMAX Dome Theater.
  • Explore some of Portland’s acclaimed parks and gardens: the International Rose Test Garden, Japanese Garden, Classical Chinese Garden, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Forest Park, and Mill Ends Park.
  • Enjoy tax-free shopping at the Lloyd Center, featuring three anchor stores, 200 specialty shops, a food court, and an indoor ice rink.

Whether you’re interested in the culinary scene, the multicultural offerings, live music, or urban gardens, there are seemingly limitless options for how to spend your time before or after SATURN 2014.

Book Your Room for SATURN 2014

General Attendees

Government Attendees

SATURN guests receive

  • discount on in-room internet ($6/day)
  • daily voucher for complimentary breakfast at Truss
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