FYI, if you are attending 2008 Pass, and are on your own dime or saving your employer money, it may be possible to get rooms at the La Quinta right next to the convention center right at $100.
La Quinta Inn and Suites Seattle Downtown
2224 8th Avenue
SEATTLE, WA 98121 US
If you don't know about the PASS Community summit, you should. Visit http://summit2008.sqlpass.org/ for details.