2019 National Surgical Symposium

Hotel & Travel

The Westin Seattle
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 728-1000 hotel

Situated amid incredible shopping and iconic attractions, The Westin Seattle is a prime location located near the heart of the “Emerald City” with shopping , dining and attractions. Relax and recharge in stylish accommodations, modern comforts, and gorgeous views of the Seattle skyline. Explore a spectacular collection of celebrated attractions, including the Space Needle, CenturyLink Field, The Washington State Convention Center, Pike Place Market and the Seattle Waterfront.

A special room rate is being offered to participants attending our symposium. To make room reservations, please register to attend the symposium first, then you will receive an email registration confirmation with instructions and information for booking your room.

Reservations must be made prior to May 27, 2019, 5:00pm. Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space available basis only and may be at a higher rate.

Check-in time is 4:00pm / Check-out time is 11:00am


  • Run of House: $249
  • Daily Room Tax 15.6% plus $2 tourism fee
  • Parking: $60 Valet; $50 Self
  • No Resort Fee

Must be registered for the symposium to be eligible for negotiated group sleeping room rates. Current published rates start at $390 and up.

Early Departure Fee - $75: applies if guest checks-out earlier than the departure dates confirmed at check-in .

Car rental is not necessary or recommended as hotel parking is $50-$60 per night, and the downtown area is easily accessible by walking.
  • Alternate transportation: Limousine/Town Car Service $90 per person (flat rate/one way)  Advance reservations required through the hotel concierge (206) 728-1000.  Call direct for specific details.
  • Estimated taxi -  fare: $45 (one way)
  • Bus service - fare: $18 (one way)
  • Shuttle Express $20 per person (one way).  Phone: (425) 981-7000.
  • Link Light Rail Service - fee: $3 (one way).  Pick up point at Seattle-Tacoma Airport, take Westlake stop (40 minute ride).
  • https://www.portseattle.org/sea-tac/ground-transportation
  • The hotel does not provide shuttle service to/from airport.


All travel to the Kaiser Permanente General & Vascular Surgery/GI/IR National Symposium is at the individual attendee's expense. PMG Physicians/Kaiser Permanente employees, may call the KP travel desk toll free at 1-855-254-8143 or email kaiser@bcdtravel.com to book your air travel (additional fees apply). Please feel free to book direct with the carrier of your choice.

AIRPORT: Seattle-Tacoma International Aiport (SEA-TAC) - to the Westin Seattle (downtown) is 14 miles, approximate 30-minute drive. Visit SEA airport website

Driving directions

From SEA-TAC Airport, get on WA-518 E from Airport Expressway.From WA-518 E, take the exit for I-5 N and travel north on I-5 for 12.4 miles.Take the Seneca Street exit #165. The exit will be on the left.Turn right on 6th Ave and proceed north for six blocks.Cross over Stewart Street.The hotel will be on the left.