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Housing Information

All athletes are responsible for making their own housing arrangements. Neither USATF nor the LOC will reserve rooms for athletes. Athlete housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Athlete Hotel

USA Track & Field has negotiated fantastic rates for athletes at the following hotel:

DoubleTree Hotel Sacramento

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The DoubleTree Hotel will serve as the Athlete Headquarters. All athlete services such as packet pick-up, athlete lounge, Olympic Games Team Sign-up, out-of-competition medical services, high-performance center services, etc., will be housed at the DoubleTree. Transportation to and from both the competition and practice venues will operate from the DoubleTree.

  • Located at 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, CA 95815, approximately 3.5 miles from Alex G. Spanos Sports Complex.
  • USATF special rate of $115 (plus tax and incidentals) single/double.
  • For reservations call 916-929-8855 and reference "USA Track & Field."
  • Reservations must be made by Wednesday, July 8, 2004 in order to receive the USATF rate.
  • After July 8, 2004 rooms will be on an "as-available" basis at a higher rate.
  • Complimentary event shuttles operate from the DoubleTree to the practice facility and the competition venue.
  • Guest parking is free, and the hotel is across the street from Arden Fair Mall.

Additional terms:

  • An extra-person charge of $25 per night will be assessed when three or more persons occupy the same guest room. Rates published above are applicable for single and double occupancy only.
  • A city occupancy tax, currently 12.05%, will be added to all rates.
  • Rooms may not be available for check-in until after 3:00 p.m. Earlier occupancy is subject to availability.
  • All cancellations must be received by the hotel no later than 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid being charged a $250 cancellation penalty. A higher cancellation penalty applies to suites.
  • Online reservations must be guaranteed using your VISA or other major credit card. USATF prefers VISA.
  • Payment can be made by check or one of the credit cards listed above at the time of departure.
  • Reservations must be made online through June 24, 2004. After that, reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 916-929-8855.
  • After check-in, guests checking out prior to the confirmed departure date will be charged a $50 early departure fee.

Directions to the DoubleTree Hotel Sacramento

Getting to and from the airport (Sacramento International)

Bus Service - typical minimum charge is $12
Super Shuttle - typical minimum charge is $12
Rental Car - typical minimum charge is $40
Taxi - typical minimum charge is $50


Distance from hotel: 12 mi.
Driving time: approx. 20 min.

From The Airport: (Airport is north of the hotel): Take I-5 south to the Garden Highway exit. Turn left on Garden Highway, following Garden Highway as it turns into Garden-Arden access. Continue until it turns into Arden Way. Continue on Arden Way, going under Interstate 80. The hotel is just past Interstate 80 on Arden Way. Directly after I-80, on Arden Way, the hotel grounds will be on the right-hand side. Turn right on Point West Way, and right into the hotel parking lot.

Super Shuttle

Super Shuttle is located directly outside the baggage claim area at each terminal. Reservations are not required except for large parties or private charters. Simply go to the Super Shuttle service center, and purchase either a round-trip or one-way ticket. Taxis and limousines are also available at the airport.

General Driving Directions

Coming up I-5, going North: Take I-5 to HWY 50. Take HWY 50 east to Business 80/Capital City Freeway east. Exit at Arden Way east, keep right. Take the first right onto Point West Way.

Going down I-5, going south: Take the Garden Highway exit, turning left onto Garden Highway. Continue on Garden Highway until it turns into Garden-Arden. Continue on Garden-Arden as it turns into Arden way. Continue on Arden Way, going under Interstate 80. Just past Interstate 80 you will turn right onto Point West Way, and right into the hotel parking lot.

From HWY 99: Keep to the left when approaching Sacramento. HWY 99 merges into Business 80/Capital City Freeway. Take the Arden Way exit East, keep right. Take the first right onto Point West Way.

From HWY 50: Take the Business 80/Capital City Freeway split. Exit at Arden Way east, keep right. Take the first right onto Point West Way.

About the Hotel

Situated just off Business 80/Capital City Freeway, across from the Arden Fair Mall, the Doubletree puts you close to business and just five miles from downtown and the State Capitol. Located on 22 acres right off of the freeway, our large, fresh, well-appointed rooms will make you feel right at home. We are located in the Beautiful Point West Area and minutes from Cal Expo - Home of the State Fair. We are proud of our over 25 year history of fine Sacramento hospitality. Transportation from the Sacramento International Airport can be obtained via Super Shuttle, and we will gladly arrange transportation for the short 20-minute ride back to the Sacramento International Airport. Our 448 well-appointed guest rooms and suites offer thoughtful conveniences such as complimentary coffee, coffeemaker, hairdryer, data ports, and full-sized iron and ironing board. We also provide non-smoking rooms, wheelchair accessibility, in-room movies, Sony Playstations, voice mail and express check-out. Club floor accommodations and other upgraded rooms or suites are available upon request. Our full-service sales and catering department will gladly assist you with meetings or conventions of any size, utilizing our over 32,000 square feet of flexible meeting facilities, on-site audio visual department, and superior convention services staff.

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