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The George Slusser Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy,
to be held at the University of California, Irvine, on April 26–29, 2018

Atrium Hotel
18700 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine, CA 92612
949-833-2770 (Fax: 949-757-0330)
Jenna Hamacek, Sales Manager
949-428-3794 or
UCI 2017 Rate: $114. For online bookings, visit and enter promo code "UCI"
  Shuttle to and from UCI and John Wayne Airport, & all other locations within a 3 mile radius by request only
  Hot breakfast, up to two travelers
  Wi-Fi in all guestrooms & public spaces of the hotel
  Self Parking
  Local telephone calls

Candlewood Suites - Orange County/Irvine Spectrum
16150 Sand Canyon Ave, Irvine, CA 92618
949-788-0500  (Fax: 949-788-0566)
Stephanie Hughes, Director of Sales
949-788-0500 x 406  or
UCI 2017 Rate: Studio Suite: $118; One Bedroom Suite: $138 (additional discounts for 7 or more nights)
  Complimentary wireless internet
  Fully equipped kitchens
  Free parking
  Free 24 hour laundry facilities

Embassy Suites Irvine - Orange County Airport
2120 Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614
949-705-5146 (Fax: 949-705-5147)
UCI 2017 rate: Standard Two Room Suite: Sunday-Thursday $169; Friday & Saturday $129.  Corporate ID Number: 0560041296. Booking Link for discount.
  3 miles from UCI Campus
  Discounted Self Parking of $10.00 per night (valid only in 2017)
  Complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and evening Manager's Reception
  Complimentary shuttle to and from UCI's Student Center, John Wayne Airport and South Coast Plaza (small groups only)

Homewood Suites Irvine
17370 Red Hill Ave, Irvine, CA 92614
(714) 427-4375    Fax: (714) 427-4376
David Arriola, Director of Sales and Marketing
(714) 427-4374
UCI Rate: 10% off Best Available Rate
Rate includes:
  Complimentary high speed internet access
  Complimentary hot full breakfast
  Complimentary self parking

Hotel Irvine (A Lifestyle Hotel)
17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, CA 92614
Daniel Huerta, Business Travel Sales Manager
(949) 225-6771
UCI 2017 Rate: Friday and Saturday: $119, Sunday-Thursday: $159;
Book your stay directly on or by calling reservations at 949-225-6750 or emailing a dedicated reservationist at
  Complimentary "Everyday Breakfast"
  Complimentary WiFi access for everyone's device (we don't limit you) in rooms and at restaurant, lounge and pool
  Complimentary airport shuttle to and from John Wayne Airport - your chariot awaits
  Complimentary  transportation to and from UCI campus on HI Commuter (based on availability).  All HI Commuter transfers must be arranged 48 hours in advance by emailing Hours of operation for this shuttle are Monday-Friday 6:30am-10:30am and 3:00pm-7:00pm.
  24/7 text message Marketplace room delivery
  24 hour cancellation policy
  Fitness programs to blow off a little steam
  BEST Happy Hour in town at Red Bar and Lounge
  iPrefer Reward points
  Located 3 miles from campus (one of the closest hotels to UCI)

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