Hotel & Travel

San Francisco is a unique and breathtaking metropolis, a city that sits astride the great narratives of American history and a global future. An ideal setting for our Diversity Conference, it is a town that revels in its great ethnic and cultural differences.

Hotel Information - room block is now sold out!

Our conference hotel, the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, is located just steps from the Yerba Buena Gardens, renowned museums and cultural attractions, world-class shopping on Union Square and other top attractions.

The San Francisco Marriott Marquis room block is now SOLD OUT. A few hotel rooms are still available outside of the room block. Reservations may be made by contacting the hotel directly at 877-622-3056.

Travel Information

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is a major international airport located approximately 14 miles from the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. The hotel does not provide airport shuttle service, however there are many other convenient transportation options available:

Alternate transportation:

  • Estimated taxi fare: $45 USD (one way)
  • Super Shuttle fee: $17 USD (one way, on request)
  • Subway fare: $8.10 USD (one way)


Fall in San Francisco is truly the best time of year. Days are warm and sunny, and nights are mild to cool. Rainfall is rare, the fog has cleared and the long warming process has reached its magnificent zenith. Keep in mind that there can be periods of unusual warmth or even cooler than average!

  • Average high temperature: 69°F (21°C)
  • Average low temperature: 54°F (12°C)
  • Average precipitation: 28.4" (72.1 cm)



San Francisco Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, California


Unfortunately, the Marriott is unable to add any additional rooms to our block at this time. Please find a list of hotels that are located close by:

The Mosser Hotel
54 4th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103 415-986-4400

Hotel Palomar
12 4th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103 415-348-1111

Four Seasons San Francisco
757 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94103 415-633-3000 

Parc 55 Wyndham Union Square
55 Cyril Magnin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 415-392-8000 

Hotel Union Square
114 Powell St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 415-397-3000 

Intercontinental San Francisco
888 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103