Our event headquarters for the weekend will be the Chautauqua Lodge and Convention Center in Long Beach.  They have set up a super rate package for us for the weekend if you’re coming from out of town and need a place to stay — the same great rates and rooms as last year.  All rooms include free wifi, use of the indoor pool and hot tub, and pets and kids are welcome.  The Lodge is at the edge of the dunes, a two minute walk to the beach with ocean views from the second and third floor rooms.  Our Saturday event dinner and Sunday morning event breakfast will be held at their on-site Convention Center.

They have two options available to choose from:

Standard Hotel Rooms

  • 2 queen or 1 king bed, full bath.
  • All rooms include cable TV and coffeemaker.  Second and third floor rooms also include microwave and mini fridge.
  • Patio or balcony facing the ocean.
  • Normal off-season rate $79.00 per night, event special pricing $69.00 per night or early-bird rate if you reserve by August 15, only $59.00 per night.  Pet fee $15.00 per night per pet.
  • Call 360.642.4401 direct to make your reservations — rates good for one, two or three nights.  Mention code GEOCACHE to reserve at these special rates.

Condo Suites

  • Sleeps 4-6 in various configurations.  Each unit has one private bedroom and two full bathrooms.
  • Includes a kitchenette, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cookware and dinnerware.
  • Living area, two cable TV’s, patio or balcony facing the ocean.
  • Normal off-season rate $149.00 per night, event special pricing $109.00 per night or early-bird rate if you reserve by August 15, only $99.00 per night.  Pet fee $15.00 per night per pet.
  • Call 360.642.4401 direct to make your reservations — rates good for one, two or three nights.  Mention code GEOCACHE to reserve at these special rates.

The Long Beach area is pet-friendly, with miles of beach and dunes to explore off-leash.  Bring your dog with you — he’ll love it!  More information about visiting with your pet can be found here.

There are lots of other options for accommodations in the area, from high-end luxury condos to funky cottages, RV Parks, and more — all at affordable off-season rates during the event dates.  A more complete listing can be found here.

The Long Beach Peninsula is famous for fresh seafood, so don’t pass up the opportunity to enjoy some while you’re here or take some home with you — fresh crab, oysters, clams, fish and more.  Whether your taste is fine dining or street tacos, you’ll find some of the freshest and tastiest seafood around.  Check out a few of the options here.

 

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