2YC3 - Accommodations / Directions

Accommodations

Attendees are encouraged to make reservations as soon as possible, as these hotels will not be able to guarantee the conference rates as the conference approaches. These hotels are in demand for families on spring break.

Extended Stay America in beautiful Carlsbad Village
1050 Grand Ave
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-729-9380
The reserved block of 10 rooms is under "2YC3 - MiraCosta College" at a starting price of $98.99 until March 15. About 4 miles from the college.

Extended Stay America in Oceanside
3190 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA, 92056
760-439-1499
The reserved block of 20 rooms is under "2YC3 - MiraCosta College" at a starting price of $80.99 until March 14. About 1.5 miles from the college.

Hyatt house San Diego/Carlsbad
5010 Avenida Encinas
Carlsbad, California 92008
760.929.8200
Close to the beach, Legoland and the Flower Fields
Attendees may contact one of these agents at the Hyatt house directly to make reservations:
Patricia Bauer: patricia.bauer@hyatt.com  or Jessica Rogers: jessica.rogers@hyatt.com There will be a once daily to and fro shuttle between the Hyatt House and MiraCosta campus.

When making reservations for Hyatt house, either by phone or via email, please refer to the "MiraCosta College March event".  The conference rate is $119 per night, and the available nights are Thursday, March 29th through Saturday, March 31st.  The Hyatt house is two blocks from the beach, and only a couple of miles from the popular tourist destinations of Legoland California (http://california.legoland.com/) and the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch (http://www.theflowerfields.com/).  It is also about 7 miles (11 minutes) from the MIraCosta College campus.

Directions

Getting to MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus

The Oceanside campus of MiraCosta College is located in northwest San Diego County, 40 miles from San Diego International Airport. Options for getting to the Oceanside campus include rental car, taxi, and public transportation. Please check out the directions to the campus.

Parking on Campus

Parking on campus will be free with no permit required, on the conference days.  Conference attendees should park in the Visitor and Student portions of Lots 3B and 3C, but NOT in the Staff parking spaces. Registration will be in Building 3400, with most of the other events and presentations taking place in or near Building 3600.

Exhibitors arriving Thursday evening for set up in Building 3400 will need to obtain a Visitor parking permit at the Police/Parking building (Building 1100), located in Lot 1A, and park in the Visitor area of Lot 3B for best access to the exhibit area.

Using Public Transportation

The North County Transit District (NCTD) serves the area in and around the MiraCosta district. If traveling from the San Diego International Airport to the Oceanside Campus, or to a hotel, the Coaster commuter train is the best option, with bus connections at each end. The NCTD website will help you plan your route.

Enjoying your stay in Oceanside

Oceanside is a beachfront community of over 170,000 located in northern San Diego County. The City's greatest pride is beautiful beaches, beautiful surf and the best vacation weather anywhere in the world. In addition to the beaches, there are many attractions near Oceanside, from Legoland in Carlsbad to the world famous San Diego Zoo in San Diego and Safari Park in Escondido. The beautiful Flower Fields of Carlsbad will be in full bloom during the conference, and will be open for public tours. For more information about the local attractions, visit the City of Oceanside website.