The hotel most convenient to Haggett and the east side of the campus is the Silver Cloud Inn at 5036 25th Street NE, Seattle, WA 98105, just north of University Village. The hotel has reserved a block of rooms for Journalism That Matters participants through Dec. 18 at the rate of $119/night for a single king or $129 for two queen beds, including wireless Internet access. You can obtain the rate by calling 800-205-6940 and asking for the “Journalism That Matters” rate. Or, go to the hotel reservations page,, select “Group or Company,” then type in Group or Corporate ID: JTMCONF, the password 2009, then follow instructions to complete the reservation. The Silver Cloud is part of a Seattle-based chain of quality business-class hotels. It has a shuttle van service that can bring attendees directly to and from Haggett Hall at the university. (HOTEL MAP/DIRECTIONS).
There are other hotels in the district, but on the west side of the campus, a significantly long walk. There is also no good bus connection from these hotels onto the campus. These include Hotel Deca, 4507 Brooklyn Ave. NE; Watertown Hotel, 4242 Roosevelt Way NE, and University Inn, 4140 Roosevelt Way NE. The Travelodge on the east side of the campus, across the street from the Silver Cloud, is less expensive ($76 for a single), but reviews of the motel are somewhat mixed. It’s at 4725 25th Ave. N.E.