Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel Information
Traveling to Washington DC

Hotel Information for Registered Attendees

Accommodations for the National Brain Tumor Society’s Head to the Hill 2016 are available at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center, Washington, DC. We have arranged for a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate of $199 per night (for single or double occupancy), plus taxes and service charges. This rate is based on availability and space is limited. The special group rate will expire on April 7, 2016, so please book your room as soon as possible. If you call the hotel directly, mention National Brain Tumor Society Head to the Hill to get the discounted rate.
The hotel address is:

Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20057
Front Desk: 202-687-3200

Online Reservations
For online reservations, please go here

Traveling to Washington, DC

If you are not local to the DC area, please plan to arrive with enough time to begin the critical training at 9:00 AM on Monday, May 2.

If you will be departing on Tuesday evening, we ask that you book your return flight for 6:30 PM or later if you are flying out of Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), or 7:30 PM or later if you are flying out of Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI). This should allow you enough time to attend all of the meetings scheduled for you, including those scheduled in the late afternoon.

Getting to the hotel
Participants are responsible for making their own transportation arrangements to and from the hotel. National Brain Tumor Society cannot reimburse travel, hotel accommodations, or parking expenses for participants.

Taxis from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to the George Washington University Hotel & Conference Center can range between $20-$50 one way (plus tip) and the trip can take between 15 to 45 minutes, depending upon traffic.

Directions to the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center

3800 Reservoir Road, N.W.

Washington, DC 20057

202-687-3200

Call the directions line at 202-687-5452 for help with directions from the airport and other locations.

 

Via Car

From Virginia and Washington National/ Reagan Airport

Driving Directions: Take George Washington Parkway North. Follow signs for Key Bridge/Route 50. Follow the road until the Key Bridge exit. You will want to be in the left lane as you cross over Key Bridge. At the end of Key Bridge, take a left at the light. This is M Street, which becomes Canal Road. Follow the road as it bears to the right and go up the hill. Go through the light – you are on Foxhall Rd. At the third light take a right onto Reservoir Rd. Follow Reservoir Rd. until you get to Entrance #1 of Georgetown University Hospital, turn right. Follow the road straight back, it will dead end into a parking garage. This is the Leavey Center Building. Enter the parking garage and turn right. In front of you will be the door to the hotel Elevator. If you need to drive directly to the hotel Entrance, you will need to turn right before you enter the parking garage. The entrance is under the green awnings.

 

From Virginia and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)

Driving Directions: Follow Dulles Airport Access Road to I-66. Take I-66 east to Key Bridge exit. You will want to be in the left lane as you cross over Key Bridge. At the end of Key Bridge, take a left at the light. This is M Street, which becomes Canal Road. Follow the road up the hill as it bears to the right. Go straight through the light – you are on Foxhall Rd. At the third light take a right onto Reservoir Rd. Follow Reservoir Rd. until you get to Entrance #1 of Georgetown University Hospital, turn right. Follow the road straight back, it will dead-end into a parking garage. This is the Leavey Center Building. Enter the parking garage and turn right. In front of you will be the door to the hotel Elevator. If you need to drive directly to the hotel Entrance, you will need to turn right before you enter the parking garage. The entrance is under the green awnings.

 

From Maryland and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)

Driving Directions: Follow I-95 South to I-495. Take the I-495 West Exit towards Silver Spring. Continue towards Virginia on I-495 South. Follow to Cabin John Parkway Exit 40 (Glen Echo). Continue on the Parkway past Chain Bridge Rd. and take a left at the next light. This is Arizona Ave. At the top of the hill, take a right onto MacArthur Blvd. When the road divides bear left onto Reservoir Rd. Follow Reservoir Rd. until you get to Entrance #1 of Georgetown University Hospital, turn right. Follow the road straight back, it will dead-end into a parking garage. This is the Leavey Center Building. Enter the parking garage and turn right. In front of you will be the door to the hotel Elevator. If you need to drive directly to the hotel Entrance, you will need to turn right before you enter the parking garage. The entrance is under the green awnings.

Via Metro

To reach the hotel via Metro, board the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) at either the Rosslyn or Dupont Circle Metro stops. When boarding the Shuttle, inform the driver that you are attending going to the University Hotel & Conference Center. The shuttle begins operating at 6:15 a.m., runs every 10 minutes and will drop you off on the campus very near the Hotel & Conference Center. Allow a minimum of 20 minutes to reach the hotel from either of the Metro stops.

From DuPont Circle (Red Line):

There are two exits at the DuPont Circle Station. Use to the Q Street exit. Exit via the escalator. At the top of the escalator, turn left and cross 20th Street Turn left, walk down 20th Street, and take the first right onto Massachusetts Avenue. There is no sign for the stop, but the shuttle will stop on Massachusetts just past 20th Street. Wait near the green fire hydrant.

From Rosslyn (Orange or Blue Line): Take the escalator out the only exit from the Rosslyn station. Turn right at the top of the escalator and walk toward the street. When you get to the street (N. Moore Street), turn left. Cross 19th Street and you will see a sign for the Georgetown University Shuttle. The stop is at the intersection of N. Moore and 19th.
Parking

Parking in the Leavey Parking Garage will cost $25 for the day. The parking garage accepts cash and credit card and parking is limited. Public transportation is recommended. ATMS are located off of the hotel lobby. Hotel guests parking in the Leavey Center Parking Garage can charge parking to the hotel guest room and front desk will provide a garage pass. Once you park, take the elevator to the Lobby Level and take a left down the stairs. You will exit near the front desk of the Hotel & Conference Center.

 

Parking is also available in the O’Donovan Parking Garage at a cost of $15 for the day. This garage can be accessed by entering the Georgetown campus at the Canal Road entrance near the Key Bridge (the entrance is next to the large rock reading “Hoya Saxa”). From there, follow the signs to the O’Donovan Parking Garage. From the garage, it is a 5-10 minute walk north across the Georgetown University campus to the Hotel & Conference Center.

Getting to Capitol Hill
On Tuesday morning, May 3, all Head to the Hill participants will meet at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center for a send-off breakfast. It is important to attend this breakfast as any last minute schedule changes and other critical information will be provided. After breakfast, we will travel as a group to Capitol Hill.

Additional questions? Contact Advocacy and Public Policy, at advocacy@braintumor.org or 617.231.6310

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