Accommodations and Travel


A limited numbers of rooms are available at Hotel Murano at a special group rate of $159/night plus taxes for April 27 and April 28. The deadline to make room reservations at this rate is 5 p.m. PST on April 6, 2020.

To reserve a room at Hotel Murano, please follow the online reservation instructions, or call the hotel at 253-238-8000 or 877-986-8083 and ask for the “College Success Foundation” rate.

Other nearby hotels:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tacoma Downtown
  • Courtyard by Marriott Tacoma Downtown
  • Tacoma Dome Hotel


Greater Tacoma Convention Center is located at 1500 Commerce Street Tacoma, Washington, 98402.

The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is 25 miles (about 40-minute drive) away from the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Getting to the Greater Tacoma Convention Center and back to Sea-Tac can be accomplished by rental car, bus, ride sharing services, or taxi.


Hotel Murano: Overnight valet parking is $20 daily for hotel guests, and overnight self-parking is $16. Both provide unlimited in-and-out privileges.

Greater Tacoma Convention Center: Convention Center parking is kiosk-style: simply park, remember your space number, proceed to the pay station, and insert payment.

Prices vary: 15 minutes to 4 hours for $6, 4+ hours for $12.

Kiosks accept US bills including $1, $5, $10, and $20 bills as well as VISA and MasterCard debit/credit cards. Please note: no change will be given so please pay with exact bills. No refunds will be given.