Eugene Hotel Update – Reserve Now

Eugene Oregon Ducks by Don Hankins via Flickr

Please be aware that there are still rooms available at the Hilton Eugene on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday nights of the annual SPEP conferenceWe recommend that you call and reserve your rooms for those nights as soon as possiblePlease ask for DOUBLE QUEEN rooms, as there are no longer any King rooms available.  

Saturday night has now sold out.

There is a home football game the same weekend as the SPEP conference and most hotels in the area are sold out for Saturday night.  The football schedule had not been announced at the time that the contract was signed.

If you need lodging for Saturday night, please try the following options in nearby Springfield:

  • The Holiday Inn has limited rooms available on Saturday, October 26th at the rate of $209. You may visit their website at: http://www.hieugenehotel.com/ They have a complimentary shuttle that can take you to the Hilton Eugene as well as to the airport.  Please note: the group rate is only available until October 1st. Please call 541-284-0707 and mention the SPEP block to receive the above rate.
  • The Comfort Suites has limited rooms available on Saturday, October 26th at the rate of $209.  You may visit their website at: http://www.comfortsuites.com/hotel-springfield-oregon-OR095. They also have availability for Thursday through Saturday at $189 if you book all three nights.  They do not have a complimentary shuttle but do offer a full breakfast buffet. Please note: the group rate is only available until October 1st. Please call 541-746-5359 and mention the SPEP block to receive the above rate.
  • The Village Inn, Springfield has rooms available on Saturday, October 26th at the rate of $119.  You may visit their website at: http://www.springfieldvillageinn.com/. Please note: the group rate is only available until October 14th. Please call 541-747-4546 and mention the SPEP block to receive the above rate.
  • If you are traveling in and out of Portland, you may want to consider staying Saturday night in Portland and flying out Sunday morning.

On a related note, please be aware that the football game will lead to an increase in traffic, so you should budget in extra time for your travel to and from the hotel on Saturday.

In other news:

  • An updated PDF of the conference program will be available at the beginning of September on the website at: www.spep.org.  All other changes to the program can be found in the errata sheet at the registration table in Oregon.
  • Please register for the Oregon wine tours in advance of the conference. To sign up, visit Oregon Winery & Coast Tours: http://www.eugenecascadescoast.org/spep/