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Accommodations & Travel

To facilitate your travel to SummerSim'14, this page provides valuable information about local excursions, hotel information, visa memos, transportation info, and other information. As you plan your travel, please check the information provided on this page. Please note that the local committee is making every effort to facilitate your travel arrangements.

Room Reservations Airport Information
Registration Fees Transportation to Hotel
Registration Forms Local Excursions
Hotel Information Travel Visa Information
Directions to the Hotel How to get a Student/Retiree Discount

 


Conference Registration Fees:

SummerSim 2014
  Early Registration Regular Registration Late/Onsite
Dates On/Before March 31 April 1 - June 30 On/After July 1
Member $675.00 $695.00 $795.00
Non-Member $760.00 $780.00 $880.00
*Students/Retirees must submit verification forms to get a discount, which is 50% off the prevailing Member/Non-Member rate.
*One-Day Registration rates are available. Please contact the office for more details: scs@scs.org or 858-277-3888

Note: Full-time students and retirees are eligible for a 50% discount on this event. Please click here to learn more.

 

Registration Forms:

Online Registration Instructions
Generic Registration Form

Please click here to register for the conference.

 

Room Reservations

SummerSim'14 will be held July 6-10, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa, Monterey, CA, USA, located at 1 Old Golf Course Road, Monterey, CA 93940-4908, USA, Tel: (831) 372-1234. SCS has made special arrangements with the hotel for SummerSim'14 attendees. The rate is $160 to $210 per night (USD) depending on room type and stay dates.

 

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa on Del Monte Golf Course elevates luxury accommodation to a new level. Guests will experience hotel rooms and suites with transcendent amenities such as flat-screen televisions, rain showers, plush bedding, and so much more. Walk into the spacious lobby, where you will find the hotel’s Fireplace Lounge, perfect for relaxing with friends or listening to live music.

Monterey is on California’s central coast, and you will find plenty of attractions and things to do including Pebble Beach Company’s championship Del Monte Golf Course. Guests of Hyatt are welcome to enjoy a swim in one of the two heated outdoor pools or the amazing treatments at Marilyn Monroe Spa. Another popular destination of the hotel-TusCA Ristorante, where you will find delicious cuisine in an elegantly casual atmosphere.

Hotel Features

  • 550 Guestrooms & Suites
  • Full Service Spa
  • Hyatt Grand Bed™ with Luxurious Linens
  • In-Room Safes and Refrigerators
  • Lavish Baths with Walk-In Rain Showers and Deluxe Products
  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle from Monterey Airport
  • Hyatt Fast Board™
  • PDA Check-In
  • Self Check-In Kiosks
  • Regency Club
  • Pet Friendly
  • Les Clefs d’Or Concierge
  • TusCA Ristorante
  • Award-Winning Knuckles Sports Bar
  • Fireplace Lounge with Live Entertainment
  • Coffee Bar with Barrista
  • Pebble Beach Company's Championship Del Monte Golf Course
  • Full-service racquet club
  • Corporate Team-Building Events
  • 24 hr Gym
  • Biking & Jogging/Walking Trails
  • YogaAway™
  • 40,000 sq ft of Flexible Function Space
  • Unique Indoor & Outdoor Settings for Weddings & Social Gatherings
  • Innovative Catering for Onsite & Offsite Events
  • Expert Planners and AV Company Onsite

 

Directions to the Hotel

Hotel Address

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa
1 Old Golf Course Road
Monterey, CA 93940-4908, US
Tel: +1 831-372-1234, Fax: +1 831-375-3960

Directions

From Monterey Regional Airport to our Monterey, CA Hotel and Resort - 1 1/2 miles

  • Turn right on Garden Road.
  • Continue to end of Garden Road.
  • At the traffic light, take a left at Fairground Road which turns into Mark Thomas Drive.
  • Turn left at the first traffic light into our Monterey, CA hotel and resort driveway.
  • Veer to the right towards Registration/Lobby Area.

From San Francisco or San Jose to our Monterey, CA Hotel and Resort

  • Go South on Highway 101.
  • Take the 156 West exit in the Prunedale area, just North of Salinas.
  • Stay on 156 West for 6 miles until you reach Highway 1.
  • Take Highway 1 South for 13.2 miles, and then take the Monterey exit.
  • The exit ramp drops onto Fremont Street; turn left onto Aguajito Road.
  • At the second signal light, turn left onto Mark Thomas Drive.
  • Turn right into our Monterey, CA hotel and resort driveway.
  • Follow the driveway up the hill, and then veer right towards Registration/Lobby area.

Approximate distances: from San Francisco - 117 miles; from SF Airport - 102 miles; from San Jose - 70 miles.

From Los Angeles to our Monterey, CA Hotel and Resort

  • Go north on Highway 101.
  • From 101 North, take the Monterey Peninsula exit at Salinas.
  • After exiting, turn right onto Sanborn Rd.
  • At the 5th light, turn left onto Highway 68 West/Main St.
  • Follow Highway 68 for 15 miles to the stoplight at Olmstead Rd.
  • Turn right towards the Monterey Peninsula Airport.
  • Take the first left onto Garden Road. Continue to the end of Garden Road.
  • At the traffic light, take a left at Fairground Road which turns into Mark Thomas Drive.
  • Turn left at the first traffic light into our Monterey, CA hotel and resort driveway.
  • Veer to the right towards Registration/Lobby area.

Approximate distance from Los Angeles city limit - 350 miles.

From Interstate 5 (North or South) to our Monterey, CA Hotel and Resort

  • Take Highway 152 West towards Gilroy.
  • At Highway 101, turn South.
  • Take the 156 West exit in the Prunedale area, just North of Salinas.
  • Stay on 156 West for 6 miles until you reach Highway 1.
  • Take Highway 1 South for 13.2 miles, and then take the Monterey exit.
  • The exit ramp drops onto Fremont Street; turn left onto Aguajito Road.
  • At the second signal light, turn left onto Mark Thomas Drive.
  • Turn right into our Monterey, CA Hotel and Resort driveway.
  • Follow the driveway up the hill, and then veer right towards Registration/Lobby area.

From Highway 680 or 880 (East Bay area) to our Monterey, CA hotel and resort

  • Take Highway 680 or 880 towards San Jose until you reach 101 South.
  • Take the 156 West exit in the Prunedale area, just North of Salinas.
  • Stay on 156 West for 6 miles until you reach Highway 1.
  • Take Highway 1 South for 13.2 miles, and then take the Monterey exit.
  • The exit ramp drops onto Fremont Street; turn left onto Aguajito Road.
  • At the second signal light, turn left onto Mark Thomas Drive.
  • Turn right into our Monterey, CA hotel and resort driveway.
  • Follow the driveway up the hill, and then veer right towards Registration/Lobby area.

 

Airport Information


Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
1701 Airport Blvd,
San Jose, California, USA 95110
Tel: +1 408 392 3600

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Highway 101,
San Francisco, California, USA 94128
Tel: +1 800 435 9736

Monterey Regional Airport (MRY)
200 Fred Kane Drive,
Monterey, California, USA 93940
Tel: +1 831 648 7000

Los Angeles World Airports (LAX)
1 World Way,
Los Angeles, California, USA 90045
Tel: +1 310 646 5252

Driving Directions from Airport to the Hotel: see above.

 

Transportation to Hotel

Airport Shuttle:
Complimentary shuttle service is provided between the hotel and the Monterey Peninsula Airport daily from 7:00am - 12:00am.

Call (831)372-1234 to request airport shuttle service
After placing the call, our shuttle will pick you up curbsite at arrivals
For departures, our shuttle departs from the hotel lobby hourly, quarter past the hour, advanced reservations required.

Taxi:
Approximately five minutes
Approximately $7.00 plus gratuity

Bus:
Monterey Salinas Transit
$2.00 each way

Between our Monterey Hotel and San Francisco and San Jose Airports:


Monterey/Salinas Airbus
Airport shuttle service between Monterey, San Jose and San Francisco.
Advance reservations are required.
Call 831-373-7777or visit Monterey Air Bus for schedule and reservations.
Between Monterey Airbus Station and SJC $40.00* one-way per-person
Between Monterey Airbus Station and SFO $50.00* one-way per-person
Pick-up/drop-off location: 438 Calle Principal, Monterey, between Jefferson and Franklin, in front of the parking garage next to Montrio Restaurant
Additional charge of $10.00 for drop-offs/pick-ups to and from airport and Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa.

Other Transportation Options
My Black Car offers a wide range of vehicles to choose from; corporate sedans, private vans, SUV's, stretched limousines & mini coaches. Servicing transportation to and from San Francisco International Airport, San Jose International Airport, the Monterey Peninsula Airport and everything in between, My Black Car will exceed your transportation needs. For more information please visit My Black Car or call 831-626-1234 at extension 3.

Rueben's WC Limousine Service offers a variety of vehicle choices from sedans, stretched limousines or super stretched SUV's servicing transportation to and from San Francisco International Airport, San Jose International Airport, the Monterey Peninsula Airport and everything in between. Call 831-601-4039

 

Local Excursions

See the Monterey Tourism web site for a list of Local Attractions & Things to Do while you're in Monterey.

 

Travel Visa Information

For traveling to the United States, attendees should be particularly aware and careful about Visa requirements and should plan travel well in advance. If you require a visa memo, please send your name, mailing address and fax number to scs@scs.org, and for those with accepted papers, please include the title and all authors of your paper. All this information is necessary, and missing any of it will delay the issuing of the memo. We will assist in providing visa memos for attending the conference. Please note that it may take several days for a visa memo to be sent out after it is requested. Please plan accordingly.