Conference Hotel:

The Hilton Garden Inn (San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge)
1800 Powell Street, Emeryville, California 94608
Telephone: 510-658-9300 Fax: 510-547-8166
Hilton Garden Inn Website

Room Rates:

Single or Double room: $129 per night (plus applicable taxes)
This rate is applicable from January 2-11, 2012.

DEADLINE to receive this rate is: December 6, 2011.

To reserve your room online, CLICK HERE or call 510-658-9300 for a room
reservation and mention the College Book Art Association group code: CBA.

The room rate includes the following complimentary services:
wireless internet access (wired and wireless) in guest rooms and public
areas (wireless) with remote printing, local calls, use of the Business
Center, use of the fitness center, outdoor Jacuzzi, hotel shuttle (within 3
mile radius).

Description of the hotel from their website:

“The Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge hotel in Emeryville,
CA is nestled on the waterfront at the foot of the San Francisco/Oakland Bay
Bridge. Located in the heart of Emeryville, CA as San Francisco's newest
neighborhood, our Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco, CA hotel boasts
breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay and Skyline and of the Oakland /
Berkeley Hills.”

Please note that although the hotel’s name includes “San Francisco” the
hotel is located in the East Bay city of Emeryville on the edge of the San
Francisco Bay in between Berkeley and Oakland and across the Bay from San
Francisco. By car, downtown San Francisco is about 20-50 minutes away
(depending on traffic) via the Bay Bridge. Emeryville (home of Pixar) has
several commercial areas that include restaurants, assorted shops, movie
theatres, etc. See below for information on the free Emeryville shuttle
(Emery Go-Round).
Emeryville Information


Bay Area Transit Information (BART)


Oakland International (OAK) is 10 miles from the hotel. San Francisco
International (SFO) is 25 miles from the hotel. There is no direct BART
service from the Oakland Airport (there is a bus/BART connection called
AirBART); there is BART service from the San Francisco Airport.
AirBART Information (Oakland Airport bus/BART)


The hotel is right off of Highway 580/80 (Powell Street exit). Mills College
is right off of Highway 580 and near Highway 13. There is a fee ($5/daily)
for parking at the hotel. Parking at Mills College is free.

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) Service:

BART Information
The closest BART station to the Hilton Garden Inn is MacArthur BART.
Although it is not in walking distance to the hotel the free Emery Go-Round
shuttle stops both at the BART station and the hotel.

AC Transit:

AC Transit Information
AC Transit is the public bus service that serves the East Bay. They also
provide transbay buses between the East Bay and San Francisco.


Emeryville Amtrak Information
The Emeryville Amtrak station is about a half mile from the Hilton.

Emeryville Free Shuttle (Emery Go-Round):

Emery Go-Round Maps & Schedules
The Emery Go-Round is a free shuttle that runs 7 days a week and connects to
MacArthur BART, AC Transit, and Amtrak as well as various retail and other
destinations. There is a stop next to the Hilton Garden Inn. Service begins
around 5:45 a.m. on weekdays and 9:30/10:30 a.m. on Saturday/Sunday and goes
to around 10 p.m. on weekdays/Saturday and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Mills College Transportation:

Mills Map & Directions
Shuttles will be provided between Mills College and the Hilton on the day
that the conference takes place at Mills (Friday, January 6, 2012). Mills
can also be reached by AC Transit. Mills in not in walking distance of a
BART station but can be reached via a combination of BART and AC Transit.

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