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Travel Information for J-School Hackathon at Nevada

Group Hotel Information

Siera Hotel (a.k.a. Reno Renaissance)
1 South Lake Street
Reno, NV 89501
(775) 682-3900

5 minute walk to Innevation Center

Room rates are $99 for King Size bed rooms; $119 for rooms with two Queen beds; the block will be held until Feb. 10, 2017. Use this link to get the special Hackathon rate. Or you can call to reserve room at (775) 682-3900 and mention the Nevada Hackathon Group Block.

Whitney Peak Hotel
255 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89501
(775) 398-5400

13 minute walk to Innevation Center

Room rate is $99 for rooms with two Queen beds or one King bed; the block will be held until Feb. 6, 2017. Call the hotel at (775) 398-5400, and mention the Nevada/UNR Hackathon Group Code HACK0217 or book online with this link to get the special Hackathon rate.

Other hotels in the area:

Circus Circus

Harrah’s Reno Hotel & Casino

Plaza on the River

Transportation to Reno

The easiest way to get to Reno is to fly into Reno-Tahoe International Airport. From there, you can usually take a free shuttle to your hotel. Check with your hotel first about shuttle availability. Or taxi service is available from the airport.

Getting to the Innevation Center


The Innevation Center is located at 450 Sinclair St, Reno, NV 89501. You can find the Center on Google Maps here. There is a very cheap downtown shuttle, Sierra Spirit, that will take you from most hotels to the Innevation Center. Check out the shuttle map below.

Sierra Spirit Shuttle Map for Reno