Hotel and Travel

NSPE 2015 Annual Meeting (#NSPE15)
The Future of the Professional Engineer
Renaissance Seattle Hotel, July 15–19

Notice: NSPE’s room block at the Renaissance Seattle is currently sold out, to make alternate hotel arrangements please click here. (When booking a hotel through this link, please be advised that you may be charged a service fee for each night and cancellation fees for a cancelled reservation.)
Renaissance Seattle Hotel Front LobbyRENAISSANCE SEATTLE HOTEL

Renaissance Seattle Hotel is a stylish hotel in Seattle conveniently located just minutes from CenturyLink and Safeco Fields, Pike Place Market and upscale shopping. Its downtown location (see area map) allows you to eliminate travel stress thanks to easy access to major freeways and Sea-Tac International Airport.

The Renaissance Seattle Hotel is an AAA Four Diamond hotel located at 515 Madison Street, features guest rooms with stunning views of the mountains and the Seattle Skyline. The hotel has 551 rooms, 20 conference rooms, 2 restaurants, and a multitude of other dining options nearby.

Hotel Reservation Information

NSPE’s room block at the Renaissance Seattle is currently sold out, to make alternate hotel arrangements please click here.

Air Travel to Seattle, WA

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The airport is located approximately twelve miles south of downtown Seattle, and is the primary airport for the Seattle metropolitan area. SEA is the main hub for Alaska Airlines. Major airlines serving SEA: Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines This hotel does not provide shuttle service. Alternate transportation: Downtown Airporter by Shuttle Express; fee: 18 USD (one way) ;reservation required Estimated taxi fare: 40 USD (one way)

Ground Transportation

Hotel Transportation & Subway Station
Access Renaissance Seattle Hotel is conveniently located in downtown Seattle, WA. A variety of public transportation options from the nearby airport are available to and from the hotel, including convenient subway access from a few steps away from the hotel. This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Downtown Airporter by Shuttle Express: A reservation is required. Passengers are picked up at the inner drive curb on the third floor of the airport garage. Call 425-981-7000 for reservations. Cost: $18 per person, one way.

Estimated taxi fare: Taxis are available outside airport terminals. Renaissance Seattle Hotel is located approximately 30 minutes from the airport, traffic dependent. Cost: $40, one way.

Seattle Subway: Pioneer Square Station, 0.2 miles W, and University Street Station, 0.3 miles NW, are located within walking distance from the Renaissance Seattle Hotel.


There's hotel parking, both valet and self-service, at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel for guests and visitors.

Valet Parking: $42 per night and self-Parking: $34 per night (taxes NOT included in daily rates).

The maximum height for all parking at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel is 6’1”. No oversize vehicle parking available.


From July through September the weather is perfect, temperatures range from 75 to 98. This will be a great time to explore Seattle's waterfront, Cascade and Olympic mountains, San Juan Islands, take a ferry to Victoria B.C . or just relax at a Seattle Mariners game or rollerblade at Greenlake. Check the weather report for Seattle, WA before you pack!

Meeting Attire

The dress code for the NSPE Annual Meeting is business casual (e.g., slacks, casual dresses) up to business formal (e.g., neckties, business suits). Meeting room temperatures will vary, so wear layered clothing to ensure your personal comfort. We also recommend attendees wear comfortable shoes. Please note that certain events may have specific details on attire, and you should refer to the event for more information.