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Just type in the destination = Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 Ocean Blvd, Long Beach Ca 90802
Enter dates of competition, and the site will guide you.
If you do not have a car, Please note in the hotel descriptions, are they in walking distance to the convention center?
The passport bus is free transportation to the resort hotels and major attractions including the Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, the Historic Queen Mary & Shoreline Village.In the village, you will be surrounded by beautiful waterfront views, shopping and food.
Here is a list to help you with your search. All are based on 4 person occupancy & listed by price withdistance from event. Please check current rates. These are from 2016.
Travelodge at the Convention Center at $89+ tx Budget 0.47 miles
Courtyard by Marriott $129.00+ tx . Business 0.42 miles
Hilton Hotel $139 + tx Full service Hotel 0.53
Westin Hotel $149.00 Next to the Renaissance Hotel. Full service 0.26 miles
Renaissance Hotel $159 middle of Ocean Blvd closer to the C Center. Full service hotel 0.19
Best Western Plus $159 Business 0.44 miles
Hyatt Regency on premises with the Convention Center $216 = Full service luxury hotel 0.05 miles
Please check out amenities available in each to make certain you have an enjoyable stay! Questions to make note of that could save you $$
Is there a complimentary shuttle from the airport? parking fee? Are you in walking distance? Complimentary continental breakfast?
Can I request a refrigerator complimentary? Be certain to ask & Stock up on goddies at the Long Beach Downtown Farmers Market Friday til 4pm - Vegan foods, organic fruits and veggies, entrees deserts. Restaurant on premises? Can you get an early check in FRI? Late check out Monday morning?
Cheap eats close by: Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Blvd
Breakfast, lunch and dinner:
Long Beach Cafe, 619 Ocean Blvd
Brew Haus, coffee & pastry, 210 Ocean Blvd.
Lunch, dinner, delivery:
Buono's Itlalian Restaurant, 250 Ocean Blvd, Corner Pine & Seaside Way, By the Seaside Ballroom
Islands Burgers Calfiornia pizza Kitchen
After hours - Pine Avenue has night clubs, restaurants, bars, and entertainment walking distance from the hotel and Convention Center. Reservations suggested.
You can just leave your car at the hotel and stroll down the sunny streets of Long Beach or share one of our London Cabs avail 24 hrs.
Take the Passport bus that runs every 15 min for FREE down Ocean Blvd. & Pine Ave.!!!!
Payless Airport Shuttle - Airport Shuttle Transportation Specials to Convention Centers / LAX LGB SNA Airports / Cruise Shuttle / Shuttle Service:http://www.paylessairportshuttle.com/Specials/conventioncenterairporttransportationservices.html
Shuttle to LAX: http://shuttletolax.com/
Long Beach Airport Airlines | Airlines at LGB Airport - http://www.ifly.com/long-beach-airport/airlines-served
Official Airline of BDUC is Jet Blue out of the Long Beach Airport. Quaint, comfortable, hassle free airport within 15 min to ocean front hotels and Convention Center.
Airlines also served at Long Beach Airport are
Allegiant Air airlines
U S Air
The fare may be a bit more expensive, but the time & money saved on shuttle fees to your hotels, the crowds and hassle at LAX , far out weigh the slight extra flight costs to come in to Long Beach !!!
Los Angeles LAX - 30 to 45 min from the venue - http://www.lawa.org/welcomeLAX.aspx
Burbank= 1hr from the venue - http://www.burbankairport.com/
Ontario / Orange County = 45 min to 1hr from the venue - http://www.lawa.org/welcomeONT.aspx
Remember .... the sooner you get there, the sooner we can have some FUN!!!