SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (2003)
Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, CA
May 1-3, 2003

Co-Sponsored by
Army High Performance Computing Research Center (AHPCRC)
and University of Illinois, Chicago

Hotel Information

Location | Reservations | Deposit | Cancellations | Check-in/out | Parking | Hotel Room-Sharing | Climate | Fax/E-mail | Tourist Info | Phone Messages


Cathedral Hill Hotel
1101 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109
Telephone: 415-776-8200
Reservations: 800-622-0855 US
Fax: 415-441-2841

Cathedral Hill Hotel guests have enjoyed ambience, hospitality, and service since their doors opened in 1960. Extensive renovation has preserved the early modern architecture and design. Today the Cathedral Hill Hotel continues a tradition of commitment to your comfort. This includes modern facilities and guest services required to satisfy all your needs.

Take a relaxing dip in the Cathedral Hill Hotel's outdoor heated pool surrounded by a garden courtyard or work out at the 24-hour fitness facility located on the mezzanine level. On-site dining includes the Hilltop Restaurant and Hilltop Bar and Grill.


SIAM is holding a block of rooms at the Cathedral Hill Hotel. Your support in staying at the Cathedral Hill Hotel helps keep SIAM meeting costs down, which directly affects you as an attendee.

Reservation deadline Wednesday, April 2, 2003

Single/Double $ 155.00++ per night
(Approximately $177 including tax)
Student (with valid ID) $ 100.00 ++ per night
(Approximately $114 including tax)

All room rates based on availability.
Rates are subject to prevailing state and local occupancy taxes, currently 14% .

These rooms will be held for SIAM's exclusive use until Wednesday, April 2, 2003 only. Please be aware SIAM's room block fills quickly, so we suggest you make your hotel and travel plans early. Reservations made after Wednesday, April 2, 2003 will depend on availability and the above rates will not be in effect. Your reservation is not confirmed until acknowledged in writing by the hotel or verified by phone.

We urge you to make your reservations immediately as we expect a large turnout for this meeting. Fax (415-441-2841) or mail the Hotel Reservation Form directly to the Cathedral Hill Hotel. You may also make your reservation by phone (800-622-0855 or 415-776-8200). Remember to get your confirmation number! Please be certain to mention you are an attendee of SIAM International Conference on Data Mining in order to obtain the discounted group rate.


The Cathedral Hill Hotel requires a credit card to guarantee your reservation. The hotel accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Diners Club, Japan Credit Bureau, or Discover as a form of payment. The hotel will send out written confirmations upon request.


If you need to change or cancel your reservation, you must contact the hotel at least 24 hours (hotel time) prior to your scheduled arrival date in order to avoid incurring any charges on your credit card. Remember to get a cancellation number!

Check-In and Check-Out

Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM.


Parking is available to attendees at the rate of $17.00 per day with in and out privileges for overnight guests.

Hotel Room-Sharing List

A hotel room-sharing list is available for those who wish to share a room with another attendee at the conference to reduce expenses. If you are interested in finding a roommate, please fill-in and submit the Hotel Room-Sharing List Form. SIAM can only give you the name of other interested attendees; it is up to you to make the arrangements.


San Francisco's average high for May is 66° Fahrenheit and average low is 49° Fahrenheit. Please remember that meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.

Fax and E-mail Capabilities

SIAM cannot offer e-mail access for individual attendees. We suggest you bring your own laptop computer and use the telephone line in your room.

Tourist Information

Please visit for more information on San Francisco, CA. The Cathedral Hill Hotel web site is

Phone Messages

To reach attendees or to leave a message, call 415-776-8200. The hotel will either connect you with the SIAM registration desk or forward a message to the attendee's room.