AUGUST 17-22

SIGCOMM 2008 will be held at the Grand Hyatt Seattle.

hotel exterior hotel conference room
Grand Hyatt Seattle
721 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Tel: +1 206 774 1234
Fax: +1 206 774 6120
Maps and Directions
Virtual tour of the hotel

Rooms will be available from August 14, 2008 to August 24, 2008 at the rate of $179 for a single/double room. The rates are quoted exclusive of Applicable Washington State Sales and Room tax which currently is 15.6%.

Please quote the following information when making your reservation:
Group/Corporate #: G-ACM1 (when reserving online, leave the Special Offer Code box empty)
If you have any trouble reserving a room, please contact Ratul Mahajan, the Local Arrangements Chair. Some attendees are having trouble with the Hyatt's online system; please try using the phone number above first.

The cut-off day for Hotel reservations is July 15, 2008.

Check in time is 3:00 p.m.
Check out time is 12:00 p.m.

Guest are permitted to check-in earlier on a request basis through the Front Office Manager, and will be honored according to anticipated occupancy for that day. Complimentary checkroom facilities will be available for early arrivals and late checkouts. The hotel accepts the following methods of payment: cash, credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Carte Blanche, and Diner's Club.

All room requests require an advance deposit or credit card to guarantee the reservation. If a guest desires to cancel their reservation, their deposit will be refunded in full if they notify the Hotel at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to schedule arrival date. Credit cards will not be charged until actual check-in or late cancellation.

Alternative hotels

In addition to the Grand Hyatt, there are many other area hotels in various expense categories. Some popular hotels include:

High End Mid Tier Economy
The Westin Seattle Sheraton Seattle Hotel Red Lion Hotel
1900 5th Avenue 1400 6th Avenue 1415 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 Seattle, WA 98101 Seattle, WA 98101
+1 888 625 5144 +1 206 621 9000 +1 206 971 8000

Important Notice

The ACM SIGCOMM has a contractual obligation to fill a guaranteed block of rooms at the Grand Hyatt. Significant financial penalties will be assessed should SIGCOMM 2008 fall short of the expected number of guest rooms committed. By staying at the conference hotel, you will enjoy the convenience of residing at the conference venue and to a far greater extent provide valued assistance in support of SIGCOMM's financial obligations.

Room Sharing

A mailing list has been set up to help those SIGCOMM attendees who would like to share a hotel room. If you are looking for a roommate, you can post a message including your dates and any special requirements. Subscribers may search the list archives to find other prospective roommates and contact them directly.

Note that this list is not hosted by the ACM. You acknowledge that ACM takes no responsibility for your satisfaction, or lack of satisfaction, with your roommate. By using this list, you expressly understand and agree that your use of the service provided by ACM is at your sole risk. ACM expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. ACM makes no warranty that (i) the service will meet your requirements, (ii) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service are accurate or reliable, and (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from ACM or through the service offered on this website shall create any warranty.

Information on the mailing list can be found here:

If you are looking to share a room with another person but cannot find a Double room, consider using a King room with a rollaway bed. Not all King rooms at the hotel support a rollaway bed; call the hotel to see if you can get one.