Asilomar 2019 Venue

Venue Information

Asilomar Conference Grounds
800 Asilomar Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

VIEW THE ASILOMAR MAP

Driving Information

From San Francisco / San Jose

Asilomar is approximately 120 miles south of downtown San Francisco (about 105 miles from San Francisco International Airport) and about 75 miles south of San Jose.

  • Take 101 South to 156 West.
  • Take 156 West to Highway 1 South, through Monterey to the Pebble Beach / Pacific Grove exit, turn right on Holman Highway / 68 West.
  • Stay on Highway 68 West / Holman Highway for 3.5 miles until it becomes a city street called Forest Avenue.
  • Continue on Forest Avenue for about 1 mile and make a left turn onto Sinex Avenue.
  • In just under 1 mile, Sinex Avenue ends right at the front gates to Asilomar.

From Los Angeles

Asilomar is approximately 325 miles from downtown Los Angeles (about 310 miles from LAX).

  • Take 101 North though Salinas to 156 West.
  • Take 156 West to Highway 1 South.
  • Travel through Monterey to Pebble Beach / Pacific Grove exit and Highway 68 West.
  • For about 3-1/2 miles you will be on a portion of Highway 68 West that is also called the Holman Highway.
  • Stay on Highway 68 West / Holman Highway until it becomes a city street called Forest Avenue.
  • Continue on Forest Avenue for about 1 mile and make a left turn onto Sinex Avenue.
  • In just under 1 mile, Sinex Avenue ends right at the front gates to Asilomar.

From Salinas

  • Take Highway 68 West to Highway 1 South to Highway 68 West to Pacific Grove.
  • Just past the Monterey Peninsula Airport, Highway 68 West overlaps Highway 1 for about 5 or 6 miles.
  • Stay on Highway 68 West / Highway 1 and take the Pacific Grove exit.
  • For about 3-1/2 miles you will then be on a portion of Highway 68 West that is also called the Holman Highway.
  • Stay on Highway 68 West / Holman Highway until it becomes a city street called Forest Avenue.
  • Continue on Forest Avenue for about 1 mile and make a left turn onto Sinex Avenue.
  • In just under 1 mile, Sinex Avenue ends right at the front gates to Asilomar.

Flying/Shuttle Information

The Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) is just 8 miles from Asilomar, while Mineta San Jose International (SJC) is 80 miles to the North and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 110 miles to the North.

Airport shuttle service to and from San Jose and San Francisco airports can be arranged in advance through Monterey Airbus by calling 831.373.7777 or visiting the Monterey Airbus website.

Public Transportation

Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) provides bus service to the greater Monterey and Salinas areas, as far south as Paso Robles and Big Sur and as far north as Santa Cruz and San Jose. To view routes, schedules, and to plan your trip, visit the MST website here.

Car Rentals

The following are some of the car rental companies that service the Monterey area. It is highly recommended that you call to reserve your car well in advance.

American Auto Rental 831.649.1611
Avis® Rent A Car      831.647.7140
Budget® Rent A Car 831.373.1899
Dollar® Rent A Car 831.422.2619
Enterprise® Rent-A-Car 831.649.6300
Hertz® Worldwide Car Rental  831.373.3318
Monterey Rent-A-Roadster 831.647.1929
National Car Rental®  831.373.4181

Carpool

Looking to carpool with fellow attendees? Sign up on our group carpool found here.

To sign your car up:

  1. Click the “ADD” button
  2. Fill out your contact information, seats available, address or city you are departing from, depart time, return time, and any comments
  3. Confirm your details and click “ADD CAR”
  4. *You can edit your information by clicking on “details” and then “edit” on the dropdown

To join a carpool:

  1. Find an available carpool in your desired city and time (if none available, join the waitlist)
  2. Click the “JOIN” button on the car
  3. Fill out your contact information, any comments, and if you are joining the departing trip, return trip, or round trip
  4. *You can edit your information by clicking on your name under the carpool

Parking

Parking is provided in designated areas. To see all available parking lots, view the property map found here.

EV Charging Signup

There are limited charging spaces at Asilomar Conference Grounds. To help accommodate all EV drivers, please sign up your car details and information here. We will send out a schedule for designated charging times during the conference.

Venue Accommodations

The following accommodations are available at Asilomar Conference Grounds:

  • ATM: Located within the Phoebe A. Hearst Social Hall
  • Business Services: Computer access, printing, photocopying, and fax services are available at the Front Desk for a fee
  • Laundry: Dry cleaning services are provided. Items should be dropped off at the Front Desk by 8:30am and will be returned the same day
  • Mail: You may send and receive mail at the Front Desk
  • Messages: Any phone messages received by the front desk will be delivered to your room. If an emergency message is received, every attempt will be made to locate you immediately
  • Park Store: Open from 8:00am to 8:00pm daily, the Park Store features a wide selection of gift items and personal care products, as well as refreshments
  • Shuttle Service: Asilomar’s jitney (an on-grounds only shuttle service) is available to transport guests anywhere on the grounds. Priority is always given to the elderly and disabled
  • Safe Deposit Boxes: Available at the Front Desk
  • Telephones: Located throughout the grounds, and house telephones are in each building for on-ground calls
  • Wi-Fi: Complimentary Wi-Fi service is available in all guest rooms as well as the main lobby and Phoebe Hearst Social Hall

Cancellation Policy

$100 per person will be deducted from all refunds to cover the cost of processing and handling for cancellations received by June 8, 2019. Regrettably, no refunds can be made for all cancellations received on or after June 9, 2019.