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Symposia : Iwan Symposium : Venue

The Caltech - CUREE Symposium in Honor of Wilfred Iwan

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(shown left to right): Craig Comartin, Bob Reitherman, Anne Kiremidjian, Tom Tobin, Thomas Heaton, James Beck, Kalman Lee Benuska, Wilfred Iwan, Stephen Mahin, Bill Holmes, Andrew Whittaker, Haresh Shah, Nicholas Jones, Sami Masri, Helmut Krawinkler, Brian Tucker, Pol Spanos, and Tsuneo Katayama

Venue Information

Marina del Rey Hotel

13534 Bali Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Marina del Rey Hotel is a 3 star hotel located only a few miles from Venice Beach, and Santa Monica Pier. The hotel is set in the heart of the world's largest man-made harbor and is conveniently situated just minutes from both the San Diego And Marina Freeways.

Room Block Information
A block of rooms have been reserved at the Marina Del Rey Hotel for the Iwan Symposium with a special rate of $119, not including tax.  This rate will apply for either a marina or city view, for either a single room, or a double.  All reservations are to be made through the hotel's reservation department by calling 800-882-4000 or 310-301-1000. 

Please identify yourself as being part of the Iwan Symposium by using the room block number: "10728" when requesting this rate. 

Note: The room block closed Monday, October 10th at midnight --
Please contact the Marina del Rey Hotel for room availability at (310) 301-1000.

In the event the hotel cannot accomodate all the room requests, you may be directed to their sister property, the Marina International Hotel, located just 5 blocks away.  Both hotels will honor our room block rate, and the hotel's courtesy shuttle will be available to transport guests between the properties.

Ground Transportation

Located only five miles from the LAX airport, the Marina del Rey Hotel offers complimentary Scheduled Shuttle Transportation from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Upon arrival, please proceed to the baggage claim area to collect your luggage for before calling 1-800-882-4000 to schedule your pick up. Our Hotel Shuttle Van pick-ups are available between 6:00 am and 9:00 pm, seven days a week.

For return trips to the Airport, please make a reservation with our Front Desk. Our Hotel Shuttle Van departs every hour on the hour.

Area Dining Facilities

Guests will have many fine dining options within walking distance. Several nearby restaurants are:

    • Waterfront Grill - on site
    • Tony P's - walking distance
    • Cafe Del Rey - walking distance
    • Cheesecake Factory - walking distance

Local Attractions

Some local area attractions include:

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