SEJ's 29th Annual Conference • #SEJ2019 • Fort Collins, CO • Oct 9-13, 2019 • Contact

Lodging and Transportation

Getting There


Air

Denver International Airport (DEN)
8500 Peña Blvd, Denver, CO 80249, USA

Denver International Airport, locally referred to as DIA, is 70 miles from Fort Collins.


Shuttle

Groome Transportation provides round-trip rides to and from Fort Collins. Groome’s pickup location at Denver International Airport is on the East side of the Main Terminal, Outside DOOR 507, take the crosswalk to ISLAND 5, turn to the Right under the SPECIAL PERMIT sign.


Roommates / Ride Share

SEJ members can also arrange roommates and/or ride shares (you’ll need your MemberClicks log-in info).

Staying There

Hilton Fort Collins

425 West Prospect Road, Fort Collins, CO, 80526
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  • The Hilton is our PRIMARY conference hotel, and is closest to Colorado State University (CSU), where sessions take place.
  • Distance to CSU: 1 mile (18 minutes on foot). From Denver International Airport, the drive takes about an hour. Hilton’s map and directions. Google map from CSU’s Lory Student Center (where sessions will be held) to the Hilton.
  • Phone: 866-238-4218. Identify yourself as part of the SEJ group if you call for a reservation.
  • Reservations: Book online or by phone and ask to be placed in the Society of Environmental Journalists’ block. Reserve by deadline of September 6 for special SEJ rate.
  • Amenities: Business center; indoor pool with whirlpool and modern fitness center; locally sourced cuisine at the Spring Creek Grill; bar.
Room Single Rate Double Rate Triple Rate Quad Rate
Two Double Beds $179.00 $179.00 $189.00 $199.00
King Deluxe Room $199.00 $199.00 $199.00 $199.00
King Standard $179.00 $179.00 $189.00 $199.00

Taxes extra. Parking: $10.

Fort Collins Marriott

350 E Horsetooth Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80525
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  • Distance to Colorado State University: 3.5 miles. Marriott’s map and directions. Google map from CSU’s Lory Student Center (where sessions will be held) to the Marriott. MAX bus map (take).
  • Phone: 833-517-4287. Identify yourself as part of the SEJ group if you call for a reservation.
  • Reservations: Book online or by phone and ask to be placed in the Society of Environmental Journalists’ block. Reserve by deadline of September 10 for special SEJ rate.
  • Amenities: Fitness center, pool, free high-speed internet, Copper Creek Restaurant and Bar.
  • Rate: $169. Taxes extra. Free parking.

Candlewood Suites

314 Pavilion Lane, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525
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  • Distance to Colorado State University: 4.3 miles. Google map from CSU’s Lory Student Center (where sessions will be held) to Candlewood Suites.
  • Phone: 970-223-0200. Identify yourself as part of the SEJ group if you call for a reservation.
  • Reservations: Book online (input your check-in and check-out dates, then click ‘check availability’ to see room choices) or by phone and ask to be placed in the Society of Environmental Journalists’ block. Reserve by deadline of September 6 for special SEJ rate.
  • Amenities: Fitness center, free internet, free internet service
  • Rates: King or double queen studio: $110; one-bedroom king suite: $119. Taxes extra. Free parking.

Getting Around While You're There

Travelling by bus between CSU and your hotel:

MAX Bus Rapid Transit Service follows a dedicated transit-only guideway (its own road) and mixed-traffic streets that run parallel to the BNSF Railway between the South Transit Center (south of Harmony Road) and Downtown. It is served by 12 stations and stops.

MAX route map and our conference hotels.

  • Hilton guests: Use the Prospect Station
  • Marriott guests: Use the Horsetooth Station
  • Candlewood guests: Use the Troutman Station

NOTE: If you need assistance, please indicate that when registering online.