Hotel Information

Our room block for FC2017 is closed at this time.

Further Confusion is proud to return to the San Jose Convention Center for our fifth year in a row. Located in the heart of downtown San Jose, we have two great hotels for you to choose from this year, with more overflows to be announced soon. Our main hotels are attached to the convention center, are walking distance from Downtown San Jose’s best restaurants and parks, and offer fantastic amenities.

Click here to book your room for FC2017.

Our Hotels

Hyatt Place Downtown San Jose

282 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113
Standard Room: $149/night
(Price with taxes to be added soon)

San Jose Marriott
301 S Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Standard Room: $139/night
($161 after taxes)

Hilton San Jose
300 S Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95110
Standard Room: $139/night
($161 after taxes)
NOTE: Prices listed above are shown both before and after taxes for ease of budgeting. Further Confusion is subject to a 14.01% Hotel Occupancy Tax and a $2/night TBID fee. Taxes are subject to change (and regrettably, out of our control).

Our standard rooms are available as either 1 King bed or 2 Double bed rooms, subject to availability. Most rooms include 32-inch televisions, work areas, and complimentary coffee and tea service. Additional on-site amenities at each hotel include all of the perks you’d expect: restaurant dining, room service, fitness center, heated pool, business center (including printing), coffee shop, and ATM.


Party Floor Reminder: In 2016, rooms on the party floor became subject to a REFUNDABLE $250 damage deposit upon check-in. The Marriott has informed us that this will be the case again for 2017. We understand that this places a frustrating burden on our party hosts, but this was the compromise we had to make to ensure we have a dedicated area for parties. Rooms will be inspected by housekeeping upon departure and the deposit refunded accordingly. Applications will open in August, and all rules can be found on our Party Floor page.

Pet Policy: As in 2016, our hotels have asked us to step up enforcement of their pet policies, which includes forbidding pets on the meeting space levels of the hotels. While the Marriott does allow pets in sleeping rooms with an additional fee, they do NOT allow animals to be left unattended in rooms, and no animals are permitted in the convention spaces. We strongly encourage attendees to not bring their pets to the convention. FurCon is an extremely busy, crowded, stressful event, and not an optimal situation for an animal to be in. This policy does not affect ADA service animals as defined by Title II and Title III of the ADA Service Animal regulations. Regrettably, animals defined as Emotional Support Animals do not fall under this definition. Additionally, pets are not allowed inside the Convention Center space, except for ADA Service Animals as described above. Please contact [email protected] for any additional clarification on this policy.

How To Reserve & Reservation Policies:
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You will be taken to our reservation vendor’s secure website to complete your booking. Online reservations only, please do not call the hotel. Direct requests to [email protected]
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You’ll receive an email receipt from our vendor confirming your reservation. You will be charged a non-refundable deposit within 1 month of booking. (Expected on the first week of the next month).

Reservations should be made from this page once the hotel block is opened.

Reservations are first-come, first-served, and tend to sell out quickly. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer a waitlist for rooms. Availability does change as rooms are booked and cancelled, so check back often if you are still on the lookout for a room. Overflows may become available at a later date, and will be announced here.

All reservations are charged a one-night, non-refundable deposit. Deposits will be charged on December 12, 2016 if you’re booked in the Hyatt Place Downtown San Jose, December 20, 2016 if you’re booked in the San Jose Marriott, or January 7, 2017 if you’re booked in the Hilton San Jose. If your credit card is declined, the hotel will make an attempt to contact you for updated billing information before canceling your reservation.

We do not accept reservations over the phone. Please use the online reservation system on this page to ensure your reservation is processed correctly.

Using a debit card to check into your room is not recommended. The hotel will place a hold on your card as part of the check-in process to cover any incidental charges. If you choose to use a debit card, you must have sufficient balance to cover this hold, and it may take several weeks for this hold to be released.

If you have questions about your reservation, please use the online reservation system to access your record first, or contact [email protected] Do not contact the hotels directly about your reservation until after December 20, 2016. Group reservations are processed through an outside agency (PassKey), and it takes time to transfer the reservations into the hotels’ computer systems. Rest assured, if you have an email from PassKey or Team San Jose, your reservation will be honored.

If you still have questions, feel free to contact our hotel director at [email protected].

Party Floor

Party floor applications are handled through a separate process. For more information, please see the Party Floor page.

Regrettably, we are unable to transfer reservations between hotels. If you wish to be on the party floor, it is a good idea to book a room at the Marriott when the main block opens. We can have your existing reservation assigned to the party floor upon approval.

Special Requests

If you need an accessible (ADA-compliant) room, please indicate it on the “special requests” section of your reservation. We will make every attempt to fulfill these requests first.

If you need a refrigerator or roll-away bed, you may also request that on the “special requests” section of your reservation. These requests are not guaranteed, and may incur an additional charge.

A note on refrigerators: These are often a popular request at conventions. If you need a refrigerator for medical reasons (e.g. storing medication), please let us know; we will attempt to fulfill these requests first.

Other requests, such as specific room numbers or floors, are handled on a best-effort basis.

Transferring Reservations

Looking to transfer your reservation? While there is no rule against transferring a reservation, there is also no mechanism for formally transferring a reservation. If you must transfer your reservation, you are responsible for arranging any transfer of finances.

You may add the new “owner” as an additional guest to your reservation through the online reservation system. Any guest listed on your reservation may check-in. Be aware that you may still be liable for charges if the new “owner” fails to change the credit-card on file during check-in.

Due to the risks involved to both parties, we don’t recommend transferring reservations. If you must, we strongly recommend only transferring a reservation to or from someone you trust.


Check out the Travel page for more parking information. Valet and self-service parking are available at each of the hotels for a nominal fee, and additional parking options are available throughout downtown San Jose. Be advised that you may not sleep in your car/truck/camper at the hotel/convention center.


The Further Confusion hotel director can be reached at [email protected] with any additional questions you may have.