Hotel and Travel

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

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

The NSPE 2015 Annual Meeting standard room rate is $185 per night for single/double occupancy, and an additional $25 for each additional occupant up to a maximum of four people per room. These rates apply to standard king (view this room in PDF), standard queen, or standard double/double guest rooms (view this room in PDF).

Registrants may upgrade to a room with a view for an additional $15 nightly or a corner King room an additional $30 nightly.

Hotel room rates are subject to state, local, and occupancy taxes (currently 15.6% and city assessment fee of $2.00 per room per night) in effect at the time of check in. All reservations require a one-night’s deposit or credit card number. Check in is at 3:00 p.m.; check out is at noon.

Guest rooms and suites offer individual climate control, dual-line phones, and wired and wireless Internet access, as well as cable and movie access. Connecting rooms are available, for some rooms, and windows may be opened and are soundproof. The Renaissance Seattle Hotel is a smoke-free hotel.

Make Your Hotel Reservations

  • Make reservations online.
  • Make reservations by calling Renaissance Seattle Hotel at 1-800-546-9184 (toll-free) or their local number 206-583-0300.
  • NSPE 2015 Annual Meeting standard room rate is $185.
  • NSPE conference rate is good beginning 7/14 and ending 7/19, based on availability.

VERY IMPORTANT: The NSPE 2015 Annual Meeting room block will be available until Tuesday, June 23. Reservations cannot be guaranteed after the cutoff date. Plan ahead to take advantage of this great rate!

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.