Accommodations and Travel
Accommodations and Hotel
A block of rooms has been reserved for meeting participants at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center.
Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center
813 Noble Street
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701-4977
Phone: (907) 456-7722
Fax: (907) 451-7478
Please make your own reservations by calling the hotel at 1-800-544-0970 and ask for Reservations. Please make sure to mention the National Park Service Alaska Science Symposium (NPS) room block.
The rooms are being held at a special NPS meeting rate of $72.00/single or double (plus 8% tax) until 1 October 2008. After that date, all rooms not reserved will be released for general sale and reservations will be made on space- and rate-availability basis only.
Each room has phones with voice mail and data port, in-room hair dryers, coffee makers and cable TV with HBO. Free Wi-Fi is only available in some guestrooms. A gift shop and espresso bar, as well as a coin-operated laundry (valet service available) is located in the hotel.
Traveling to Fairbanks
The Fairbanks International Airport serves Fairbanks. Airlines Serving Fairbanks International Airport (FAI):
Airlines connecting with Alaska Airlines:
Local Transportation and Hotel Shuttle Service
Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center is located 15 minutes from the Fairbanks International Airport. The hotel offers free shuttle to and from the hotel. To contact the hotel for pick-up, please use the courtesy phone located in the baggage claim area and dial 01 for the hotel reception.
If you choose to take a taxi, average cost to the hotel from the airport is about $20.00.