Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, US. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, it is surrounded on three sides by the city of Los Angeles — Pacific Palisades on the northwest, Brentwood on the north, West Los Angeles on the northeast, Mar Vista on the east, and Venice on the southeast.
The conference will be held at the Double Tree Suites by Hilton, in Santa Monica, California.
Double Tree Suites by Hilton
1707 Fourth Street
Santa Monica, California 90401-3310
USA TEL: 1-310-395-3332
The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica is just six blocks away from the beach and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is just eight miles away. Access to both UCLA and USC is also convenient with a direct route via the Santa Monica Freeway.
Special room rates for ASYNC participants:
We have reserved a block of rooms at the hotel and encourage all to conference attendees to stay at the hotel. Please call 1-800-222-8733 and refer to the “ASYNC” block to make their individual reservations.
Alternatively, you can use this personalized link for online reservations and use the following information:
|Hotel Name:||DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Santa Monica|
|Hotel Address:||1707 Fourth Street
Santa Monica, California
Activities and Attractions in Los Angeles and Santa Monica
Los Angeles spans many communities across its large footprint, here are a few places to experience while in town. The city has its own tourism site with expansive information located at Discover Los Angeles. Also available are compendiums sites such as Experience LA and LA Tourist which offer suggestions and events for the visitor to the city.
- Madame Tussauds 6933 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028
- The Famous Graumans Chinese Theatre 6925 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028
- Hollywood Museum 1660 N. Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028
Los Angeles Landmarks/Neighorhoods
- Griffith Observatory 2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles, CA 90027
- Griffith Park 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
- Little Tokyo
- Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall 111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
- Los Angeles Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 135 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
- Music Center Los Angeles Performing Arts
- Santa Monica Pier 200 Santa Monica Pier, Suite A, Santa Monica, CA 90401
- Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608
Museums in the Los Angeles area
- Los Angeles Conty Museum of Art (LACMA) 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
- Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024
- Museum of Modern Art (MOCA) 250 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
- The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA 152 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
- MOCA Pacific Design Center 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069
- Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049
- Getty Villa 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
- Grammy Museum at L.A. LIVE 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015
- Rodeo Drive
- Melrose Avenue
- Robertson Boulevard
- Santa Monica Place 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401
- Third Street Promenade
- Beverly Center 8500 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048
- The Orginal Farmers Market 6333 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036
The closest airport to Santa Monica is Los Angeles International (LAX). Domestic travellers can also fly into Bob Hope Airport (BUR). The airports have arrangements for most ground transportation, be it car rental, public transit, taxis, and shuttle services (i.e. Super Shuttle).
- Los Angeles International (LAX) Airport information, including traffic, weather, ground transportation options and more
- Bob Hope Airport (BUR) Regional airport in Burbank, CA with transportation information.
- Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Routes, fares, and planning information for light rail and bus
- Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) Bus and traffic information
Both of the airports have a list of the available car rental business that operate on the premisis. For other additional options, you can check out kayak.com.