The workshop will be held at the Unidata Program Center in UCAR's Foothills Lab 4, Room #1201 at 3300 Mitchell Lane, Boulder Colorado 80301.
Coffee and light breakfast food will be available at 8:00 am. Classes will begin each day at 8:30 am and run until approximately 5:00 pm. Breaks will be scheduled roughly at 10:00 AM and 2:30 PM and light refreshments will be provided. Lunch will be from 11:30 - 1:00 PM each day. We will try to keep lunch times on this schedule in case you'd like to arrange lunch meetings with UCAR staff. Attendees will be on their own for lunch, but there are several restaurants within driving distance as well as our UCAR Cafeteria within easy walking distance at Foothills Lab 2 (accepting cash only).
Listed below are some of the more popular hotels convenient to Unidata's location. Please note that hotels are frequently updating services. It's always best to verify services with the hotel when you book. Additional hotels can be found at the Boulder Convention and Business Bureau, http://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/.
3030 Center Green Drive
Boulder, CO 80301
If you are attending events at UCAR's Center Green or Foothills Campuses, the Residence Inn is the closest hotel, in fact, it's just a 5 - 10 minute walk along our bike path. The Residence Inn is an all-suite hotel, offering spacious rooms with full kitchens which are convenient for longer stays. The Residence Inn offers: an outdoor pool, a whirlpool, a sports court, an on-site fitness room, high speed internet, in room ironing, use of a nearby health club, and fireplaces in some rooms. Grocery shopping service is also available if you'd like to dine in during a long stay. The standard room rate often includes a weekly social hour and a daily buffet-style breakfast.
We have a room block at Residence Inn to offer you a reduced rate of $169.00 per night. If you choose to stay at the Residence Inn, please use the link below or call 720-587-6234 and ask for the “UCAR Fall Training” room block.
Book by September 19, 2016 in order to receive the group rate!
Courtyard by Marriott
4710 Pearl East Circle
Boulder, Colorado 80301
The new state-of-the-art lobby at Courtyard Boulder hotel provides greater flexibility & choices for our guests with inviting, flexible spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout & easy access to the latest news, weather & airport conditions via our GoBoard. The highlight of our new lobby is The Bistro-Eat. Drink. Connect. providing guests w/ healthy food & beverage offerings in the morning & evening dinner service with cocktails.
Our Boulder hotel near Pearl Street is conveniently located near restaurants, shops, & attractions, plus the University of Colorado, Boulder Flatirons & Chautauqua Park.
Homewood Suites by Hilton - Boulder
4950 Baseline Road
Boulder, CO 80303
Guest Accommodations: Our spacious studio, one- and/or two-bedroom suites feature separate living and sleeping areas. Each has a fully-equipped kitchen with full-size refrigerator, microwave, 2-burner stove and dishwasher. You’ll find enough space for work, study or entertaining – plus all the comforts of home including two remote control TVs, complimentary high speed internet access, and two phones with voice mail. Enjoy a complimentary Suite Start® hot breakfast seven days a week and a Welcome Home Reception® featuring a complimentary light meal and beverages Monday through Thursday evenings (local laws apply).
Best Western Boulder Inn
770 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80303
Toll Free Reservations: 800-233-8469
Prominently located directly across from the University, the Boulder Inn gives guests easy access to Boulder's principal attractions, NIST, NOAA, premier shopping, and extraordinary dining. Stylish, well-appointed rooms reflect a gracious ambiance, found throughout the hotel. The Boulder Inn offers a complimentary continental breakfast, free in-room high speed internet access, 24-hour business center, and full service health club privileges. Other guest facilities include a large outdoor pool, sauna, hot tub, on-site restaurant, and conference center.
The Boulder Inn is not within walking distance; please plan your own transportation.
Millennium Harvest House
1345 Twenty-eighth Street
Boulder, CO 80302-6899
The Millennium is located alongside Boulder Creek and Boulder Creek Path, providing a relaxing area to walk or bike. Some of the features you will find there are: a lounge with pool tables, the Thyme on the Creek Restaurant, 15 tennis courts, a Pro shop, indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, bicycle and rollerblade rentals, a basketball court, an ATM, and airport shuttle service. Although the Millennium is not within walking distance, it remains a very popular choice.
The airport code for Denver International Airport is DEN.
DIA is located approximately 90 minutes from Boulder. You can reach Boulder via rental car, aiport shuttle, or public transportation (bus). Visit http://www.flydenver.com for additional airport information.
Rental agency desks are located on the DIA main concourse.
The SuperShuttle goes back and forth between Boulder hotels and Denver International Airport all day. The SuperShuttle will drop you off at any Boulder hotel. For pickup from your hotel and transport to DIA, most locations will require a reservation. The Millennium is one exception; it is a regular stop in both directions. For more information, call 303-227-0000 or visit their web site at http://www.supershuttle.com/en/DENAirportShuttleDenver.html. The SuperShuttle desk is located on Baggage Claim Level 5 in DIA.
Boulder and Denver have very good bus service provided by the Regional Transportation District (RTD). For more information, call RTD at 303-299-6000 or visit their web site at http://www.rtd-denver.com/. To travel from DIA to downtown Boulder, take the RTD AB bus. The fare is currently $9 each way.
Within Boulder, RTD bus fare is currently $2.60 each way.
Workshop participants can also ride the free UCAR shuttle buses that run between the Mesa Lab, Foothills lab, and various stops in Boulder, including a stop located a short walk from the Millennium hotel (shuttle cross-town route only).
Should you have any problems, don't hesitate to contact our offices for help.