2014 ACF Western Regional Conference Travel Information

Oakland Marriott City Center

Table with place settings

1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607

Reservations: (877) 901-6632
Phone: (510) 451-4000
Fax: (510) 835-3466

Mention ACF Regional Conference when booking.

ACF attendees receive a discount rate of $139 (single/double) per night (plus tax). This rate is offered three days before and three days after the conference, based upon availability.

Reservations must be made by February 14, 2014, in order to receive this discounted rate. Make your reservations now!

You can also call to make reservations at (877) 901-6632. Ask for the ACF rate.

You can learn more about the hotel online.

Travel Discounts

The following companies are offering travel discounts to ACF convention attendees:

American Airlines Contact American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at (800) 433-1790 for assistance with reservations and ticket purchase or make plans online. Use promotion code 4634AX.

To receive airfare discounts, call Delta directly at (800) 328-1111. Use ticket designator/file NMGWL.

Hertz To receive rental car discounts, call Hertz directly at (800) 654-2240 or (405) 749-4434. Use code CV#02Q30015, or visit Hertz online.

Oakland International Airport

The Oakland Marriott City Center is served by Oakland International Airport (OAK) with daily, non-stop, national and international flights with most major airlines. Visit the Oakland International Airport (OAK) website for more details.

The Oakland Marriott City Center is located 8 miles from the Oakland International Airport.

Ground Transportation

  • Estimated taxi fare from Oakland International Airport: $40 USD (one way)

The hotel does not provide shuttle service; however, alternate transportation from Oakland and San Francisco airports includes:

Company Phone $ Oakland $ San Francisco
American Airport Express (510) 658-3344  $30/2–3 people $70/2–3 people (includes bridge toll)
Bay Porter Express (415) 467-1800 $25/one person
$15/ea. additional person
$39/one person
$15/ea. additional person
East Bay Transportation Towne Car Service (510) 526-0304 $92/one person
$6/ea. additional person (maximum seating capacity - 3 adults)
$92/one person
$6/ea. additional person (maximum seating capacity - 3 adults)
Direct Airport Taxi (510) 654-6060 $60/one person
$10/ea. additional person
$75/one person
$10/ea. additional person
Air-Transit Shuttle LLC (510) 562-3434 $43/one person*
$53/2 people
$63/3–4 people
$89/one person*
$10/ea. additional person
East Bay Shuttle (925) 800-4500 $50/one person
$5/ea. additional person
$72/one person
$5/ea. additional person

Note: Please call to make reservations first. Prices are subject to change without prior notification.

* Price varies during peak hours.

If you are renting a car, follow these driving directions from Oakland International Airport to the hotel: Exit airport. Take Hegenberger Road to I-880 N. Exit Broadway and turn right. Go three blocks, turn left on 10th St. Make right turns around the block to hotel entrance.

Hotel Parking

  • Self parking on-site, fee: $25 daily
  • Valet parking, fee: $33 daily

On-Site Restaurants & Lounges

The hotel features Level Two, their on-site restaurant which features a fresh take on shareable dishes and a comprehensive wine menu. In addition, the Twelve Bar Lounge is open for dinner with light menu options, beverages and cocktails.

Nearby Restaurants & Lounges

There are several dining selections nearby in downtown Oakland. Check out the Visit Oakland website for the “Best of the Best” dining experiences in Oakland.

In addition to the variety of restaurants in Oakland, the selection broadens even further across the bay in beautiful downtown San Francisco.

Extend Your Stay (Things to Do)


Come early or stay late for the 2014 ACF Western Conference in Oakland, Calif. Check out the Visit Oakland website for “100 Things to Do” in Oakland, including:

And just 20 minutes away from Oakland is San Francisco, home of:

  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • North Beach
  • Chinatown
  • Embarcadero/Financial District
  • Union Square
  • SOMA/Yerba Buena
  • Mission District
  • Castro/Upper Market
  • Haight-Ashbury
  • Japantown/Fillmore
  • Civic Center/Hayes Valley
  • Nob Hill
  • Marina/Presidio
  • Golden Gate Park/Sunset
  • Bayview/Candlestick Point

Beyond San Francisco:

  • Beach Communities
  • Silicon Valley
  • East Bay
  • Sausalito/Marin
  • Wine Country
  • North Coast/Mt. Shasta
  • Lake Tahoe/Sacramento
  • Yosemite/Central Valley
  • Monterey Carmel

Be sure to check out the Oakland, Calif., and San Francisco Convention and Visitor’s Bureau websites for more information about outdoor activities, dining, shopping, nightlife and endless activities near Oakland, Calif.!