36th IEEE Symposium on
Security and Privacy

Venue Info

The conference is located at:

The Fairmont Hotel
170 South Market Street
San Jose, California, 95113
1 (866) 540-4493

Online reservations can be made here.

While space is available, The Fairmont, San Jose has provided a discounted conference rate of $189 + taxes and fees for S&P and SPW attendees. All reservations must be made by Wednesday, April 18, 2015 at 5:00 pm EST to receive this discounted rate. U.S. Government lodging rates for those with supporting documentation are also be available.

If you qualify for these rates but have problems obtaining them from the hotel, please contact Yvonne Lopez or call 1-888-526-1242 (domestic) or 1-303-530-4683 (international).

Update 4/17/2015: The IEEE S&P group rate at the Fairmont has sold out. Some rooms may be available at a higher rate. A list of alternate, nearby hotels is as follows:

Why stay at the Fairmont?

We encourage you to stay at the Fairmont hotel and identify yourself as an IEEE Security & Privacy attendee when making your reservation. In addition to enjoying this historic venue, your patronage allows us to negotiate lower overall costs and results in greatly reduced registration fees for all attendees.

Air Travel

The closest airport to the Fairmont is San Jose International Airport (SJC). The Fairmont provides travel information for SJC covering airport shuttles, taxis, rental cars, driving directions, and parking.

Though further away, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is also an option. Rental cars are available, and travel time via train is approximately 2 hours.


The hotel website has driving directions as well as information on shuttles, taxis, rental cars, and parking. Below is the location of the Fairmont on Google Maps; a larger version is also available.


A parking garage is located underneath the hotel and is valet only. Valet parking for overnight guests is on a space available basis and is $26 per night including in-and-out privileges. Overflow garages with potentially lower rates are located throughout the downtown area with close proximity to the hotel. See the Fairmont's directions page for the most current parking information.

Other options for commuting from nearby locations to the Fairmont that may be cheaper than parking include app-based ride services such as Lyft and Uber.