We have blocked rooms in the workshop hotel, Hyatt Place Pasadena, with the special group rate (182/night plus tax) that includes free wifi Internet connection and hot buffet breakfasts. Overnight parking ($25/night) is not included. This group rate is also offered on a space-available basis to the workshop participants 3 days prior and 3 days after the workshop.
The participants should book their rooms in first-come-first-served basis but no later than October 30th, 2023. After this cut-off date, neither room or rate is guaranteed. After this cut-off date, you may still book your room with the same group rate based on room availability.
To get the group rate, each individual must make his/her own reservation by either :
- Calling 800-889-5420 (in US and Canada) or +1-626-788-9108 (international) and notify the group name "JPL - December 2023", or
- Visiting the dedicated reservation web page (make sure the group code G-JPPP).
- After the cut-off date, go through the regular reservation web page and make sure to use the group code G-JPPP.
Pasadena, located in the heart of sunny Southern California, is a charming city that seamlessly blends history, culture, and natural beauty. Nestled against the picturesque backdrop of the San Gabriel Mountains, Pasadena is renowned for its stunning architecture, tree-lined streets, and vibrant arts scene. Home to the renowned California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the city boasts a rich tradition of scientific and technological innovation. The iconic Rose Bowl Stadium, host to legendary sports events and world-class concerts, adds to Pasadena's fame. Beyond its academic and cultural prowess, the city also offers a diverse culinary landscape and an array of shopping options. With its mild Mediterranean climate and a year-round calendar of events, Pasadena welcomes visitors to explore its gardens, museums, historic landmarks, and unique neighborhoods that reflect both its past and present vibrancy.
If you're arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), you can take the I-105 E and I-110 N highways to reach Pasadena. The drive typically takes around 40-50 minutes, depending on traffic. Alternatively, if you're landing at Bob Hope Airport (Burbank Airport - BUR), you have a shorter commute of approximately 20-30 minutes via I-5 S and CA-134 E. Both airports offer various rental car services, ride-sharing options, and taxis for your transportation needs. Additionally, if you prefer public transportation, LAX provides access to the Metro Rail Green Line, connecting to the Gold Line that takes you to Pasadena.