San Francisco is a unique and breathtaking metropolis. With the famous icon of the Golden Gate Bridge, the city takes pride in its unrivaled attractions and its unique neighborhoods which are treasures of its own. Discover the variety of sites, shops, and restaurants that reflect the city's great ethnic and cultural diversity. You will find tips for traveling to and around the city, as well as the many hotel options available to conference attendees.
The Moscone Center West
800 Howard Street
San Francisco, California 94103
The links provided here are the only ones authorized for making reservations and you will never be contacted by email or phone unless you explicitly request. If you book your hotel room from another source, you may be subject to fraud or identity theft.
We are now accepting hotel reservations for SPIE Photonics West and SPIE AR | VR | MR 2024. Reserve your hotel room with Conference Direct—the official housing agent—where attendees receive discounted convention rates. The last day SPIE group discount rates will be available is 7 January 2024.
For a list of hotel names with distances and room rates, download this PDF.
For any housing questions please contact the SPIE AR | VR | MR official housing bureau
Toll-free: 1-888-408-8195 Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET
International: 1-801-512-2163 Monday-Friday 9:00AM - 6:00 PM ET
The links provided here are the only ones authorized for making reservations, and you will never be contacted by email or phone unless you explicitly request. If you book your hotel room from another source, you may be subject to fraud or identity theft.
Exhibitors seeking 10 or more hotel rooms should request a sub-block.
|Deadline to submit a hotel sub-block request||25 October 2023|
|Deadline to assign rooms with names||15 November 2023|
|Last day to cancel rooms without penalty||8 December 2023|
|Processing fee of $20 begins for each reservation cancelled||9 December 2023|
San Francisco is a unique and breathtaking metropolis. Discover the variety the city has to offer, from the Golden Gate Bridge to unique neighborhoods. Look below for further details on the following:
San Francisco is serviced by two international airports:
Transportation from the airport
To recieve 20% off the retail rate, enter "CDP 2188961" under the 'add a discount code' section when making an online reservation.
Shuttles and public transportation
Hertz Car Rental
To receive 20% off the retail rate, enter CDP 2188961 under the ‘add a discount code’ section when making an online reservation.
• In the United States call 1-800-654-2240
• In Canada call 1-800-263-0600, or 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto
• In Europe and Asia call a Hertz Reservation Center or travel agent
• Outside of these areas call 1-405-749-4434
Parking rates at AR | VR | MR hotels range from $30 (self) to $60 (valet), rates subject to change. Please check with your individual hotel for specific parking rates during the conference week.
Restaurant and city information
Find restaurant options and information about popular attractions that could help you get around. Visit the San Francisco Visitor's Guide
Download this list of restaurants near the Moscone Center that are open for business, provided by the San Francisco Travel Association.
Visit the San Francisco Visitor's Guide
SPIE believes that individuals with significant caregiving responsibilities should have an equal opportunity to share their research and participate in conferences and symposia. SPIE Family Care Grants are designed to supplement caregiving costs incurred by SPIE Members who are registered to attend an SPIE meeting, either in person or virtually. See hotel details in the reservation system to find hotels that offer onsite childcare. Find information and apply for an SPIE Family Care Grant