Western Intergovernmental Audit Forum

Los Angeles, California
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Western Intergovernmental Audit Forum, September 18-19, 2014
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
213-624-1000
404 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Lodging

Rooms are sold out at the WIAF group rate. However, federal government rates might still be available. Please visit The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites website (below) for availability. Rates do not include applicable state and local taxes, currently 15.57%. Tax rate is subject to change. Also, room availability and reservations can be made by calling Westin reservations department, toll free 1-800-937-8461. 


We have negotiated a group rate of $120 (single or double), $140 (Triple), $160 (Quad) per night for Wednesday, September 17, and Thursday, September 18 which is available to the WIAF meeting participants. (Please note rooms are based on availability). Rates do not include applicable state and local taxes, currently 15.57%. Tax rate is subject to change. The hotel is offering the group rate three (3) days prior to arrival and three (3) days after departure, and are subject to availability. To keep the forum affordable, please book your room reservations at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites. Reservations can be made online at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/wiaggov or by calling Westin reservations department, toll free 1-800-937-8461. Please let the reservation agent know that you are booking a reservation at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites and under the group, “Western Intergovernmental Audit Forum" or "WIAF". Book your room(s) no later than 5:00p hotel time, Monday, August 18, 2014. Cancellation policy: Cancel by 6:00p hotel time 1 day prior to arrival date to avoid 1 night penalty. Reservations booked after 5:00p hotel time, August 18 may not be guaranteed the group rate and are subject to availability. 

Check-in time is 3:00p; Check-out is 12:00 noon. 
Early check-ins and late departures are subject to availability. 

For additional information on The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites visit http://www.thebonaventure.com/

High Speed Internet Access

• Complimentary high speed internet access in all guest rooms
• Complimentary Wi-Fi in hotel lobby

Parking

 The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites offers valet service only (no self-parking). Daily rates are:
• Registered hotel guest (overnight parking) - $42
• Day use (non-hotel guest): $24 

There are two parking lots located at the World Trade Center, 350 South Figueroa Street which is near The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites. Rates are:

Standard Parking (new rates effective, August 1, 2014) Entrance to parking lot is on Figueroa Street. You can also access at Flower Street (enter through "second" entrance only.)  Note: Even though there are two entrances, it is best to use the Figueroa Street entrance. 

    • Each 12 minutes, $3.50 
    • Daily Maximum (good until 11:59p), $18
    • 24 Hour, $36
    • Early Bird Special, $9 (entering before 10:00a and must leave by midnight), Monday - Friday

ABM Parking. Entrance to parking lot is on Flower Street. Use "first" and "third" entrance only for this lot. 

    • Each 12 minutes, $2
    • Daily Maximum, $20 
    • Night Rate, $7 (entering after 4:30p and exiting before 6a)
    • Early Bird Special, $10 (entering between 6a - 10a)

 

Contact Information

  • For questions on registration or hotel accommodations:

    Sylvia Woo
    Phone:  415-904-2214
    Email:  woos@gao.gov

Payment Instructions

  • Registration Fee

    We accept Visa Debit Card, MasterCard Debit Card, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Diners Club, and American Express

    If paying by check, please make payable to “Western Intergovernmental Audit Forum” and mail to:
    Sylvia Woo
    U.S. Government Accountability Office
    301 Howard Street, Suite 1100
    San Francisco, CA 94105