Second SIAM Conference on Sparse Matrices

The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Exit 11 Off Interstate 90
P.0. Box 7200
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816-1941
Telephones: 208-765-4000;
800-688-5253 (US or Canada) Reservations
Fax: 208-667-2707 (Business Center)

SIAM is holding a block of rooms at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. These rooms are being held on a first-come, first-served basis. The room rates are $99.00 per night, single or double; $150 per night, deluxe room. Both rates are subject to a 9.5% tax and surcharge. Deluxe rooms are oversized, with separate living, sleeping and dressing areas, with a refreshment center refrigerator in each room. King and Two Double Bed accommodations are available, offering City-Mountain or Lake Views. These rooms are held for our exclusive use only until Monday, September 9, 1996. After that date the rooms will be released to the public and reservations will depend on availability.

We urge you to make your room reservation directly to the hotel as soon as possible. A postscript version of the hotel reservation form is available that you can download, print out, and fax or mail to the hotel. When making your reservation by telephone, mention that you are an attendee of the SIAM Conference on Sparse Matrices to receive the discounted rate.


The Resort is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene, just one block from downtown Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. It is only 30 miles from downtown Spokane, Washington and 40 minutes from the Spokane International Airport.


All reservations must be accompanied by a first night's deposit. The Resort accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club, or check as prepayment.

Arrivals and Departures:

Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 noon.


To obtain a refund of a deposit, reservations must be canceled before 5:00 PM Pacific time 7 days prior to attendee's scheduled arrival.


The Resort has three restaurants. Beverly's, the Resort's award-winning restaurant, overlooking the lake from the 7th Floor, is open daily for lunch and dinner. The hours are 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM; and 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Reservations are recommended. Beverly's serves a unique menu of fresh Northwest cuisine in an environment of casual elegance. Dockside, located at the water's edge, Lobby level, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, featuring the Northwest's finest Sunday brunch and fresh "gooey" desserts. Dockside is open from 6:00 AM to 2:00 AM daily. Tito Macaroni's serves pizza and pasta in a festive Italian environment, and is open from 6:00 AM to 2:00 AM.

Located on Lake Coeur d'Alene approximately 1/4 mile east of the Resort's golf course is the Beachouse. This restaurant offers steaks and fresh seafood selections. It is open from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM. The Resort has complimentary guest transportation to the Beachouse.

Recreational Facilities:

The Resort's golf course has been selected by Golf Digest as "America's most beautiful resort course." The course features bent grass fairways, an over-the-water driving range, water taxi service from the resort, and thousands of geraniums, pansies, and petunias.

Enjoy the Resort's exciting new tennis complex. The tennis complex includes four plexi-paved courts including a stadium court, surrounded by an earthen berm for spectator seating at exhibitions and tournaments.

Other Activities
The Resort's new 50,000 square foot mall offers boutique shopping for all ages and interests. The possibilities for recreational activities include indoor-outdoor swimming pools, racquetball, computerized golf, exercise equipment, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, hot tubs, and bowling alley. Other outdoor activities include fishing tours, horseback riding, seaplane rides, hiking, and sightseeing. Additional area attractions include jet skiing, para-sailing, charter cruises, and an amusement park. In May 1996 the Resort opened a European spa featuring massages, facials, body wraps, and a full service salon.


The Resort provides controlled, covered, on-site parking. The current parking rate is $9 per night. Additional noncovered parking is available at $10 per night in an adjacent city parking lot managed by Diamond Parking Corporation.


Elevation 656 M (2152 feet) above sea level; averaage precipitation 5.334 cm (2.10 inches), and average temperature 16 C (61 F) in October. October conditions may vary from sunny to snowy.

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