Tuesday, September 23, 2008

University of Washington Hotels and Accommodations

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the world. (Read more about the UW's history)
The UW educates a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning environment informed by cutting-edge scholarship.
We discover timely solutions to the world’s most complex problems and enrich people’s lives throughout our community, the state of Washington, the nation and the world.
University of Washington DirectoriesFaculty, Staff, and Student Directories
UW Faculty/Staff/Student Directory - Search for faculty, staff, and students at the UW.
UW Degree Validation - A service for employers to verify UW degree recipients from 1983 to the present.
Visitors Information
The University of Washington Information and Visitors Center is on the ground floor of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library ( see map ), located in the southwest corner near the statue of George Washington.
Campus Maps
Maps of the Seattle Campus - Maps and the building directory.
Printable Campus Map - PDF file of UW campus and vicinity.
Access Guide for Persons With Disabilities
Campus Mobility Map - Wheelchair entrances and routes. PDF file.
Computing Lab Map
UW Libraries Map
UW Health Sciences Center Map
UW Bothell Campus Map and Directions
UW Tacoma Campus Map and Directions
Directions to Various Campus Locations - Driving directions for campus locations and buildings, with links to appropriate campus maps.
Travel Information - Plane, train, bus, and driving directions for the Seattle campus.
Parking at the UW - Information about parking at the Seattle campus and the UW Medical Center.
Where to Stay and What to Eat
Accommodations near the UW - Hotels, motels, and Bed & Breakfasts (B&B).
University District Restaurant Guide - Maintained by the Greater University Chamber of Commerce.
Burke Museum - The state museum of natural and cultural history.
Henry Art Gallery - Exhibitions and programs on contemporary and modern art.
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery - Gallery space located in the School of Art.
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts - Hosts a variety of events, ranging from academic arts units to internationally acclaimed performers.
UW Botanic Gardens - Sustaining managed and natural ecosystems through plant research, display, and education.
UW Libraries Exhibits - Exhibits on the web.
Gallager Law Library - Exhibit of contemporary Native American art in the library.
UW Fish Collection - The Fish Collection supports teaching and research in the areas of ichthyology, fisheries biology, aquatic biology, conservation, and biodiversity, and provides a source of ichthyological information for the public.
• View a selection of current and upcoming events at www.washington.edu/artsuw
UW Campuses
The University of Washington's main campus is located in Seattle. Branch campuses are located in Bothell and Tacoma.
Office Directory
UW Office Directory - Complete listing of UW departments, both administrative and academic. Postal Addresses and Box Numbers at the UW
Addressing Letters to the UW - How to find the postal address for a department.
UW Box Numbers - Box numbers for UW departments. More Telephone Directories
Dex Phone Book - Search for people and businesses.
Washington State Government Telephone Directory - Listings for state agencies, educational institutions, and local government organizations.
Telephone Books - A list of directory services.

Attractions Seattle washington Hotels and lodging

For those visiting Seattle for the first time, taking a tour is an excellent way to get a crash course on local history, attractions and upcoming events. Seattle is home to delicious regional cuisine, and the Savor Seattle Food Tour takes guests on a culinary adventure through the famous Pike Place Market. This two-hour walking tour gets behind the scenes at the top local vendors and acclaimed restaurants. Don’t miss out on the gorgeous Puget Sound while in Seattle. The best way to truly experience it is to take a lake cruise. The Royal Argosy Lunch Cruise features a three-course lunch and some of the best views of the Sound. For land lovers, the Seattle Double Decker Tour is an easy way to see the best sites of Seattle. Hop on or off at any attraction, or ride the entire loop for a complete tour. Check out the list below for other Seattle tours.
Savor Seattle Food Tours8521B Interlake Ave., N., Seattle, WA; Tel. 1.877.357.8088Savor Seattle Food Tours guide epicures and sightseers through the culinary world of Pike's Place Market, sampling the food and vibrant culture of the century-old establishment. The two-hour walking tour takes guests behind the scenes, stopping at local vendors and acclaimed restaurants and tasting a wide variety of food and beverages along the way.
Cruise West – British Columbia Cruises2301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 401, Seattle, Wa; Tel. 1.888.851.8133Come visit and retrace Captain Vancouver’s historic voyage to what is now British Columbia. Visit quaint ports, amazing cities and beautiful wilderness that has barely changed since Vancouver first visited it in 1791.Go Seattle CardGo Seattle Card is the only all-inclusive ticket to Seattle's top attractions. For one price, the Go Seattle Card gives visitors unlimited sightseeing with free general admission to over 30 attractions, over $500 in value and savings at shops and restaurants, free gifts at select attractions, and a full-color pocket guidebook to the city. Enjoy the freedom to visit Seattle's attractions at your leisure, with the flexibility to choose from a selection of activities including a whale watch, historic sites, museum admissions, excursions and more. Take advantage of exclusive values and save up to 20% on shopping and dining throughout the city.Boeing Plant TourSeattle's Boeing Plant is located in the world's largest building (98.3 acres under one roof). Learn the Boeing story from a knowlegeable guide and a state-of-the-art video presentation before entering the vast factory. There you will see the assembly line and top-of-the-line Boeing airplanes, including the 777, 767, and the largest airplane in commercial service, the 747.Royal Argosy Lunch CruiseAll aboard for a dining experience unique to Seattle! Come along for a delightful cruise on famous Elliott Bay, where you can enjoy a sumptuous three course lunch aboard The Royal Argosy. As you cruise along, you will see the stunning skyline that has become one of the most famous in America. Every guest is insured a private table and select from a wide variety of entrees prepared by chefs onboard the Royal Argosy.Book this tourSeattle Double Decker TourTwo original Double-Decker buses provide the transportation between top Seattle attractions. The hop-on, hop-off service provides a fun way to gain a unique perspective of the Seattle. You may hop off to visit the Seattle landmarks or simply ride the entire loop, enjoying a bird's-eye view of Elliott Bay and the Seattle waterfront from the upper deck on the one hour Seattle tour.Book this tourSeattle Lake CruiseExplore Seattle's Lake Union and Lake Washington on this 2-hour cruise, featuring live narration on the history and facts of the area. Sights include Seattle's historic houseboat community — including the "Sleepless in Seattle" houseboat — views of Mt. Rainier, and homes of Seattle's rich and famous.Whale Watching from Friday HarborIn spring, summer and fall, magnificent Orca whales ply the waters around Seattle's San Juan Island, located 1 1/2 hours north west of Seattle. The mild and protected waters are home during the summer months to Orca, Minke and Gray Whales, Bald Eagles, Great Blue Heron, Porpoises and more. Onboard, professional naturalists provide commentary throughout the cruise for a fun and educational Seattle adventure tour.

Travelodge Seattle University

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