Hotel Information

ACM Sensys is held in:

Grand Hyatt Seattle

721 Pine Street,

Seattle, Washington, USA 98101

Tel: +1 206 774 1234

The hotel is located in the heart of the city's thriving retail and theater district with shopping, dining, arts and visitor attractions nearby. It is only one mile from Seattle's Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and the ocean (Puget Sound). It offers classic Pacific Rim styling, extravagant modern appointments and uncompromising personal service.

Conference attendees receive discounted parking rate of $16/day.

Internet Access
Conference attendees within the SenSys block will have free Internet access in the hotel sleeping rooms. In order to receive this complimentary Internet, upon logging in, the guest must accept Internet charges, which will be removed from the bill upon check-out.

Hotel Reservations

SenSys is holding a block of rooms at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. These single/double rooms are being held on a first-come, first-served basis at a discounted rate of $149 per night. Please be aware the room block fills quickly, so we suggest you make your hotel and travel plans early.

The group rate is guaranteed until the cutoff date unless the block fills prior to that. If there are rooms available after the cutoff date, they will be available at the best rate offered at that time. Reservation deadline is Sunday, October 2, 2011 (or until the room block is filled).

When making reservations, be sure to identify yourself as an attendee of ACM SenSys. In order to get the SenSys group rate, please make your reservations via one of the options below:

  • Reserve online at
  • Call the hotel at (888) 421-1442 (USA and Canada) or +1-206-774-1234.
  • Fill out the hotel reservation form, fax to +1 206-774-6120, or mail the form directly to the Grand Hyatt Seattle Hotel. If hotel reservations are requested by fax and written confirmation is not received within one week of sending the fax, please contact the hotel immediately to verify that the reservation request was received and processed.

    Note: Do not make your reservation online through the public hotel web site, as this will not allow you to retain the SenSys group rate. The Grand Hyatt Seattle recommends making your reservation by telephone or using the Passkey web link above to guarantee your reception of the Sensys room rate.

Reservations are not confirmed until acknowledged in writing/email by the hotel or verified by phone. Be sure to get a confirmation number from the hotel and be prepared to provide that number to the front desk clerk upon check-in at the hotel.

In the event that you find a lower room rate, please make the reservation at the lower rate and notify us immediately. By doing this you will receive the lower rate and be counted towards the SenSys room block.

The Grand Hyatt Seattle requires a credit card to confirm and guarantee your reservation. The hotel will send out e-mail confirmations upon request.

If you need to change or cancel your reservation, you must contact the hotel 24 hours prior to your arrival date in order to avoid a cancellation fee. Remember to get a cancellation number.

Traveling to Seattle

By Air
The Seattle-Tacoma (SeaTac) International Airport is located to the south of Seattle. It serves major domestic and international airlines and is easily accessible via taxi, bus, or light rail (see below for details).

By Train
Seattle can be conveniently reached by train (Amtrak Cascades line) from Portland, Oregon (3.5 hours) or Vancouver, B.C., Canada (4.5 hours).

Other options
There are many ways to travel to Seattle from Victoria and Vancouver, B.C. including the Victoria Clipper Service. For details see here.

Transportation to Grand Hyatt

From the Airport

By Car: For a map and automobile transportation options to the Grand Hyatt from the airport or other locations in Seattle please see here.

By Taxi: Yellow cab is the exclusive taxi service provider from Seatac airport. At the time of this writing the cost to take a taxi from the airport to the Grand Hyatt is approximately $43. Cash and credit cards are accepted.

By Light Rail: By far the easiest and least expensive way to get to downtown Seattle is via Sound Transit Light Rail. The train stops just two blocks from Grand Hyatt Seattle. The fair is $2.50 per person. Purchase your tickets at the automatic ticket dispensers; it will take VISA, MasterCard, or cash. For details please see here and here.

To the Airport

By Taxi: For traveling to Seatac airport from the Hyatt or other locations in the downtown Seattle hotel district you have multiple taxi options. A flat rate fee of $32.00 is charged for this service by all taxicabs that operate in Seattle.

By Train: Sound Transit Light Rail, with a stop just two blocks from Grand Hyatt Seattle, provides service to SeaTac airport. The fair is $2.50 per person. Purchase your tickets at the automatic ticket dispensers; it will take VISA, MasterCard, or cash. For details please see here and here.

In the City
Public transportation within downtown Seattle and beyond is offered via Metro Transit buses or Sound Transit bus and light rail service.

The Grand Hyatt is within the Metro Transit Ride Free Area from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm daily.

Seattle Tourism

Seattle invites you to explore two cities in one. Here you will find a vibrant, sophisticated metropolis surrounded by pristine natural beauty and abundant recreation. For places to go and see please consult Seattle's Convention and Visitors Bureau and Seattle City Government. Tripadvisor also has a nice list of top attractions in the city.