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Grand Sierra Resort

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The Grand Sierra Resort offers guests an unparalleled experience of restaurants, entertainment, casino action, nightlife, and exceptional service.

Special room rates for a variety of room types are available. Book early to take advantage of the special rates.

Group Reservations: 800-648-5080, please mention California Alfalfa & Forage Symposium or block code WAFS8 to ensure the group rate.

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Symposium attendees are strongly urged to use the hotel reservation link or call the hotel directly to make reservations.  Please do not use 3rd party companies who may call you with “a better deal”.  This is a scam and the hotel will not have a reservation for you when you arrive.  Never give your credit card number or other information to anyone who calls you about a hotel reservation.  If you are in doubt, please contact the Grand Sierra Resort at the number above or Jane Townsend (




The Reno Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is 3 miles south of the Grand Sierra Resort.

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Airport Shuttle

The Grand Sierra Resort offers complimentary airport shuttle service daily from 5:00am to 11:30pm, running every 30 minutes. The shuttle departs from the hotel on the hour and half hour and picks up from the airport baggage claim area at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.


Complimentary valet and self-parking are available at the Grand Sierra Resort.


The Grand Sierra Resort is easily accessible from both the 395 and 80 freeways.