Host City & Hotel Information

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, California 94102

Reserve Online

To make a reservation please call the Hilton San Francisco Union Square’s toll-free reservation line at 800-445-8667. Identify yourself as a participant of the 2012 Independent Sector Annual Conference. You may also make reservations online via the link above.

Room Rates
The Hilton hotel has confirmed a special rate of $249 per night, single/double occupancy, plus applicable state and local taxes of 15.58% for attendees of the 2012 Independent Sector Annual Conference. To receive the conference rate, reservations must be made by Thursday, October 18, 2012.

The conference rate is available on a space available basis. The conference registration fee does not include hotel reservations, and all participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.

Parking at the Hotel
The Hilton San Francisco Union Square valet parking service charges are as follows:
Self-Park: $12.00 per Hour | $53.58 Overnight (Includes 14% Tax) 
Valet Park: $12.00 per Hour | $59.28 Overnight (Includes 14% Tax)
Rates are subject to change.

For general parking around the hotel, there are three large commercial garages located across the street from the hotel. Two of the garages are on O’Farrell Street and the third garage is on Ellis Street. They offer 24 hour parking with rates starting in the low $20's. For more information, visit

Travel Information

The Hilton San Francisco Union Square is conveniently located near two airports:
Ground Transportation
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 17 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Travel time is approximately 20-30 minutes depending on traffic. Oakland International Airport (OAK) is located across the bay from the city and travel time can take between 1 to 1.5 hours depending on the time of day and traffic conditions.

Door-To-Door Van Services
Super Shuttle operates door-to-door van service from all terminals at both SFO and OAK. For reservations, contact them directly at 415-558-8500 at least 24 hours in advance of arrival date. Fares average $17-27 per person. For airport returns, Super Shuttle’s vans depart each day on a frequent and regular schedule from the hotel’s Mason Street entrance. Advance return tickets are not necessarily required, but it is suggested that seats be reserved in advance as well.

Taxi service is available to and from SFO/AOK. Approximate fare is $40 (not including tips). Taxis may add a $2.00 pass-through fee to airport fares leaving SFO. 

Car Rentals
Auto rental counters are located in the centralized SFO Airport Car Rental Center. Shuttle buses depart from the Upper Level outside the curb every 5 minutes. The SFO AirTrain also provides transportation to the Rental Center.

The OAK Rental Car Center is located at 7600 Earhart Road in Oakland and operates on a 24-hour basis.  Take the Rental Car Shuttle from the terminals to the Rental Car Center to transfer to the off-airport rental car agency shuttle.

Parking at the hotel is currently $59.28 Valet / $53.58 Self-Park (including tax) per day.

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
The SFO BART Station is located in the International Terminal with direct links (one level above) to all terminals via the SFO AirTrain. Approximate travel time between downtown San Francisco and the SFO International Terminal is 30 minutes. Tickets are $8.10.

BART tickets are purchased at the station. The ticket machines will accept $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills. All BART stations are accessible to disabled persons.

BART hours of operation at the Coliseum/Oakland International Airport Station are Monday-Friday from 4:00AM to Midnight; Saturday from 6:00AM to Midnight; and Sunday from 8:00AM to Midnight.  Schedules vary, so please call 510-465-BART.

AirBART provides bus transportation between the Coliseum and Oakland International Airport every 10-20 minutes. Travel time is from 15 to 30 minutes and the fares are $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for children (11 and under), as well as Seniors and the Disabled. The final AirBART bus departs the Coliseum Station at 12 Midnight every evening. Fares can be paid on-board with exact change only. For further details contact 510-465-BART.

Accessible Transportation
MV Transportation is one of the largest providers of accessible transportation.  Contact them at 415-206-7386.

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