Hotel & Travel Information

Anchorage MarriottConference Headquarters:
All conference functions will be held at Anchorage Marriott Downtown It is a large, modern facility with plenty of space for networking, private meetings, social events and has outstanding meeting halls and exhibition space.

Hotel Accommodations:
Rooms may be reserved through the hotels, at the discounted rate of $139.00 single/double. "All guestrooms offer striking views of Cook Inlet, surrounding mountain ranges and majestic Mt. McKinley...North America's tallest mountain. Located in the heart of downtown Anchorage, the Anchorage Marriott Downtown is within steps of the city's major businesses, shopping, dining, Egan Convention and Performing Arts Centers, Anchorage Museum and much more."

Anchorage Marriott Downtown
820 W. 7th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 1-907-279-8000
Fax: 1-907-279-8005

Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-228-9290. When calling, refer to the Mini Hotel Code “AWR” and the name of the group, “American Water Resources Association”.

If you prefer to book online reservations, please go to and follow these steps:

  1. Under “Check Rates & Availability” (on the right-hand side of the page) enter the desired arrival and departure dates.
  2. Enter your online group code, AWRAWRA, in the box that says “Group Code”.
  3. Select the button “Find”.
  4. Follow the simple steps outlined to complete the reservations.

Air Travel: ( download details - pdf )

Alaska Airlines is pleased to offer a 10% discount off any published fare (excluding Hot Deals) to Anchorage, Alaska, from any Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air US city. Valid travel dates are May 1, 2009 through May 9, 2009. To take advantage of these discounts online at, simply use e-certificate code ECCMA0995 in the Flights Quick Search box or by calling the Alaska Airlines Group and Meetings Desk at 1-800-445-4435, or your travel agent and reference ID number CMA0995. There is no booking fee when booking on, however, a $15.00 ticketing fee will apply for bookings made by calling into the Group Desk.


Map & Directions :

The hotel is approximately 8 miles from Anchorage -ANC Airport. The hotel does not provide shuttle service. Estimated taxi fare (one-way, US dollars) is $25.

ANC map

Self-Guided Tours/Sightseeing

Alaska Section-AWRA Self-Guided Tour Recommendations

Other Tourism Information:

Anchorage City Guide
Anchorage CVB
Alaska Tour and Travel