Seventh SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, October 23-25, 2000, Jane S. McKimmon Conference Center, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Hotel Information

Hotel Reservations | Hotel Deadline | Hotel Room-Sharing List | Location | Transportation to McKimmon Center | Deposit | Arrivals and Departures | Cancellations | Dining | Fax & E-mail Capabilities | Weather | Tourist Information

Hotel Reservations

The Brownstone Hotel
1707 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27605
Fax: 919-834-0904
The Velvet Cloak Inn
1505 Hillsborough Street.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27605
Phone: 800-334-4372
Fax: 919-828-2656
Hilton North Raleigh Hotel
3415 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
Phone: 919-872-2323
Fax: 919-878-0557
SIAM is holding a block of rooms at three separate hotels for this conference. The Brownstone Hotel rate is $69.00 plus 12% tax, ($78) single/double. The Velvet Cloak Inn rate is the same. The Hilton North Raleigh Hotel rate is $90 plus 12% tax ($100.80) single/double. These rooms are being held on a first-come, first-served basis, and will be held for our exclusive use until September 15, 2000. Reservations made after September 15, will depend on availability.

We urge you to make your hotel reservations immediately. You may do so by calling the The hotel of your choice listed above. You can also mail in the Hotel Reservation Form to the hotel of your choice. Remember, the hotel will not actually charge your credit card until you check into the hotel, or on the scheduled date of your arrival. If you choose to make your reservation by phone, please be certain to identify yourself as an attendee of the Seventh SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, scheduled October 23-25, 2000 to receive the discounted rate. When making your reservation, request a confirmation number.

Hotel Deadline

Hotel reservations must be made by September 15, 2000.

Hotel Room-Sharing List

Please submit the Hotel Room-Sharing List Form if you are interested in sharing a room with another attendee to reduce expenses.


The Brownstone Hotel and the Velvet Cloak Inn are adjacent to North Carolina State University, fifteen minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and just two blocks from the Cameron Village Shopping Center. The North Raleigh Hilton is within easy driving distance of the McKimmon Center (at the North Carolina State University.) All three hotels offer complimentary shuttle service to and from the Raleigh Durham International Airport.

A map is available showing the Brownstone, Velvet Cloak, and Hilton hotels and the McKimmon Center.

Transportation to and from the Hotels to the McKimmon Center

For SIAM conference attendees staying at the Velvet Cloak Inn and Brownstone Hotel, in Raleigh, there will be shuttles running to and from the McKimmon Centre.  

Conference participants will also receive a pass for Wolfline Buses upon check-in at the SIAM conference registration  desk. The website for the Wolfline buses is:          

Conference participants can take the Wolfline route: Varsity Park & Ride Rt. #5. From either hotel/inn board the Wolfline bus at the Pullen Road Stop and exit at McKimmon Centre (on the Wolfline maps this is the big complex between Gorman Street and Varsity Drive).          

SIAM conference attendees staying at the Hilton North Raleigh Hotel are staying out of the transportation loop. We suggest that you rent a car, as you will be responsible for your own transportation to the McKimmon Center and the hotel.


All three hotels require a deposit equivalent to one night's room rate, approximately $78 for the Brownstone Hotel and Velvet Cloak Inn; and $100.00 for the Hilton, to guarantee your reservation. The hotels accept American Express, MasterCard, Visa, or check as a form of payment. When making your reservation, request a confirmation number. The hotels will send out written confirmation if you request one.

Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 noon at all of the hotels.


If you need to change or cancel your reservation, you must contact the hotel by 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, 48 hours prior to your scheduled arrival to receive a refund of your one night's deposit. Make sure you get a cancellation number from the reservation department..


Your Conference registration will include; breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks on Monday, 10/23, Tuesday, 10/24 and Wednesday, 10/25. Raleigh offers visitors endless choices of cuisine; the Concierge at your hotel will be glad to direct you to a nearby restaurant.

Fax & E-mail Capabilities

During the conference, SIAM cannot offer e-mail or Internet access capabilities for individual attendees. We suggest you bring your own laptop and use the phone line in your sleeping room..


Raleigh in October has a comfortable climate with average temperature of 65 degrees F. Light weight clothing with a light coat will be most comfortable. Average temperature during the first week in October ranges between a low of 50 degrees F to a high of 65 degrees F.

Tourist Information

The Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau appears at North Carolina State University appears at

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