SEJ's 32nd Annual Conference • #SEJ2023 | Boise, ID | April 19-23 • Contact

Travel and Lodging

Getting There


Air

Boise Airport (BOI)
3201 Airport Way, Suite 1000
Boise, Idaho 83705

Boise Airport is right outside of town, approximately 10 minutes from the hotels. Boise offers nonstop service to 27 destinations; see the map here.


Shuttle

Ground transportation services for Boise Airport are located on the lower level roadway outside of the baggage claim area. Cross to the median and look for the color-coded curbs.

Taxis – Black curb
Courtesy Shuttles (hotels) – Green curb
Paid Shuttles – Blue curb
Buses – Purple curb


Roommates / Ride Share

Attendees can arrange roommates and/or ride shares using our conference app, Whova. Look for the “Find a Roommate” and “Sharing a Ride” message boards under the Community tab.

To join #SEJ2023, download Whova here and use the invite code sent to you in your registration confirmation email. You can learn more about navigating Whova in this User Tutorial.

SEJ requires that you not share your Whova log-in information or the invite code.

Staying There

Holiday Inn Express

475 W. Parkcenter Blvd, Boise, Idaho 83706
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  • Distance to BSU: 1.1 miles. From Boise Airport: 4 miles. Holiday Inn Express map and directions. Google map from BSU’s Student Union Building (where sessions will be held) to the Holiday Inn Express.
  • Rate: $129/night. Taxes extra. Complimentary guest parking.
  • Call the Hotel direct at 208-345-2002. To receive the volume discount rate, ask for the Society of Environmental Journalists Group rate.
  • Call IHG Central Reservations toll free at 1-800-465-4329 and ask for the Society of Environmental Journalists Group rate.
  • Reservations: Book online (input your check-in and check-out dates, then click ‘Search’ to see room choices) or by phone and ask to be placed in the Society of Environmental Journalists’ block. Reserve by March 28 for the special SEJ rate. After the cut-off date reservations and group rate will be based upon availability and hotel occupancy. The group rate will be available 3 days pre/post the group block based upon availability; call hotel sales directly for pre/post availability and/or for additional room type availability.
  • Amenities: Free breakfast, pool, wireless internet, business center, airport shuttle, health/fitness center.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Boise Downtown

202 South 6th Street, Boise, ID 83702
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  • Distance to Boise State University: 0.2 miles. From Boise airport: 4.1 miles. Home2 Suites map. Google map from BSU’s Student Union Building (where sessions will be held) to the Home2 Suites by Hilton Boise Downtown.
  • Rate: $144/night. Taxes extra. Parking: $15/day in parking garage attached to the hotel, operated by a third party, includes in/out privileges.
  • Phone: 208-336-8277 or 1-877-646-6302. Identify yourself as part of the Society of Environmental Journalists 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 Mar 29 for the special SEJ rate.
  • Amenities: Free hot breakfast, wireless high-speed internet, Spin2 Cycle fitness facility, indoor eco-friendly Cool Pool™ and beautiful outdoor areas to enjoy. No airport shuttle.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

1455 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83706
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  • Distance to Boise State University: 0.8 miles. From Boise airport: 2.7 miles. TownPlace Suites map and directions. Google map from BSU’s Student Union Building (where sessions will be held) to the TownePlace Suites.
  • Rates: $145/night Single or Double. Taxes extra. Complimentary guest parking.
  • Phone: 800-228-9290. Identify yourself as part of the Society of Environmental Journalists 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 Mar 29 for the special SEJ rate.
  • Amenities: Kitchen, wifi, free hot breakfast, coin-operated laundry on-site, indoor pool, fitness center.

Getting Around While You're There

Travelling by bus between BSU and your hotel:

1. Valley Regional Transit provides ValleyRide bus services and ACCESS/paratransit service.

2. The Bronco Shuttle is a free service provided by Boise State University Department of Public Safety, which carries students, faculty and guests all around campus.

  • Routes and tracker.
  • During peak hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) the shuttle frequency is approximately every eight minutes.
  • During non-peak shuttle hours (5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) shuttle frequency is approximately every fifteen minutes.

NOTE: If you have limited mobility and require assistance getting back and forth between the Student Union Building and your hotel, please indicate that when registering online. SEJ will arrange a small shuttle for attendees with special needs.

Parking at BSU’s Student Union Building:

Campus and parking map. Free parking is provided for registered campus visitors in the Lincoln Garage, across the street from the Student Union Building.