Red Lion Hotel San Jose
2050 Gateway Place
San Jose, California 95110
Tel:(408) 453-4000
Fax:(408) 437-2883 (reservations only)
The Hotel is located between Hwy. 101 and San Jose International Airport, in the heart of the Silicon Valley. It is 45 minutes south of San Francisco and one hour north of Monterey and Carmel. Downtown San Jose is within a five minute drive or light rail ride.

Guest services include:

  • Free parking.
  • Complimentary airport courtesy van.
  • Laundry and valet service.
  • Gift shop, room service.
  • Car rental desk.
  • Mail and package handling.
  • Fax service.
  • Six food and beverage outlets for your convenience.

A guest room block has been set aside for the Conference. To receive the conference rate of US $95.00 single and $105.00 double occupancy plus applicable taxes, please call or fax the Red Lion Hotel San Jose directly and request the Unicode Conference special group rate. This rate is valid during the dates of September 2-8, 1996 inclusive.

Hotel reservations should be made prior to August 7, 1996. Thereafter this special rate will be offered on a space available basis only.

Conference attendees are expected to make their own travel arrangements.


For those travelling by air the nearest major airports are San Francisco and San Jose.

From San Francisco Airport and regular bus transportation service called 'Airport Service' runs to and from the hotel. Reservations should be made 3-4 days in advance on tel:415-494-0200 or fax:415-494-0208.

From San Jose Airport a complimentary hotel shuttle runs and can be booked on arrival at a courtesy telephone in the baggage pick-up area. No reservations are required.

For both San Franciso and San Jose Airports car rental is also available.

Driving instructions

To reach the Red Lion Hotel from Cupertino:

  • Take 280 South and exit 880 North;
  • From 880 exit at Coleman Avenue and follow to Airport Blvd.;
  • Make a right turn on Airport Blvd. towards North 1st Street.
  • Exit on Gateway Place (before North 1st Street.)
To reach the Red Lion Hotel from San Francisco:
  • Take 101 South to Airport Blvd./Guadelupe Parkway exit;
  • Make a left turn from Guadelupe Parkway onto Airport Blvd.;
  • From Airport Blvd., exit at Gateway Place.
To reach the Red Lion Hotel from the San Jose International Airport:
  • Drive around to Airport Blvd.;
  • Make a left turn onto Airport Blvd.;
  • Make a right turn on Airport Blvd. towards North 1st Street;
  • Exit on Gateway Place (before North 1st Street).

Japanese guests

Japanese guests may make their travel arrangements through:

  Skyear Express Inc.
Attention: Mr. Hibi or Mr. Ono
7-9-3 Akasaka. Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 107
  Tel: +813 (3585) 8371
  Fax: +813 (3584) 2060

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