The main airport servicing Westminster is Denver International Airport (DIA)* which is approximately 30.5 miles from Westminster, the location of the conference. Super Shuttle service is available from DIA to the conference hotel, the Westin Hotel in Westminster.
(*Note: the actual airport code when making reservations is “DEN”.)
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Shuttle Service from Denver International Airport (DIA) to Westin Westminster Hotel
Shuttle service is available to and from DIA via SuperShuttle for $84 each way (if you book online) for a non-stop van (SuperShuttle no longer offers shared rides to Westminster). The shuttle counter is located on level 5, across from the water fountain under the Ground Transportation signs. The SuperShuttle Denver counter is open daily 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Call SuperShuttle at (303) 370-1300 or (800) 258-3826 to make reservations or for more information. For wheelchair accessible transportation from and to DIA, reservations must be made 48 hours. (An option to select a wheechair accessible vehicle is available on the online reservation form ).
You can take the new Airport Light Rail (A Line) to Union Station and then the Westminster Light Rail (B Line) to Westminster. The hotel has shuttle service (inaccessible unfortunately) to pick guests up at the Westminster station. Call 303-410-5000 when you arrive in Westminster to reach the hotel shuttle.
Purchase a 9:00 all-day regional pass to cover the fare from the airport to downtown (Union Station) and then from downtown to Westminster.
(Note about Westminster Station: this station has no rest room and although it is accessible, getting up to street level for pickup is a long walk unless you are good with taking stairs).
UberX is also available for airport pick-ups. The estimated one-way fare is $35 – $45. More information is available on the Uber site .
Driving directions from DIA to the Westin Hotel – Westminster
- (10600 Westminster Blvd.): From DIA, follow Pena Boulevard (10 miles) south.
- Exit onto I-70 west and follow it to I-270 west. I-270 merges into U.S. 36 west.
- Follow 36 West for approximately 12 miles to the 104th Ave. exit towards Church Ranch Road.
- Turn right onto 104th Ave.
- Turn left onto Westminster Blvd.
The conference will take place at the Westin Hotel, a 4 star venue in Westminster, Colorado, about 15 miles south east of Boulder, about 13 miles from downtown Denver and 30.5 miles from Denver International Airport (DIA). It offers 30,000 square feet of meeting space at an affordable room rate.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Westin Hotel for the week of November 17th, 2019. The conference room rates are $184 for a single or double room and includes free Internet Access (but only if you book directly through the hotel).
Booking by Phone
If booking by phone you must mention that you are requesting a room for the “Accessing Higher Ground Conference” in order to receive the discounted room rate. Call 1-800-937-8461 or 303-410-5000 to contact the Westin directly for reservations or information.
Hotel Conference Rate “Cut-off”
Note that the “cut-off” date to guarantee the conference rate for hotel reservations is October 25, 2019, 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time. Booking a room by the cutoff date DOES NOT guarantee you a room. The block can, and usually does, sell out weeks before the cut-off date. BOOK EARLY!
Important Booking Reminders
- You must book directly with the hotel, NOT through a travel site such as Orbitz or Travelocity, to receive the free Internet access.
- The October 25 cut-off date is not a guarantee that there will be rooms available. We suggest you book your room by the beginning of October.
Westin Hotel Website (General Information)