ASTD has reserved rooms with special rates for conference attendees at area hotels in Washington, DC. Reserve your room early for the best chance of getting your first choice. Remember, the number of rooms held at each hotel is limited, and the final deadline for group housing is Monday, April 14, 2014. To view hotel descriptions and book your housing, please visit the official housing site here: http://www.wynjade.com/astd14/index.cfm.
Why Use Official ASTD Housing?
When making your housing arrangements for the ASTD 2014 International Conference & Exposition, is it important to use a company that you can trust. ASTD provides our housing arrangements through Wyndham Jade. When you book through Wyndham Jade you can be assured of the following:
- Official hotels are ASTD-endorsed and inspected.
- Housing Representatives are available at the conference for on-site assistance with official hotels.
- Friendly booking terms: No Change Fees; No FULL Pre-Payment.
- Guaranteed Rates.
- Complimentary shuttle service from most official hotels.
- It is EASY to make changes.
- Greater networking opportunities exist in hotels within the block.
What airport should I fly into?
The closest airport is Reagan National Airport, which is about 15 minutes from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Dulles International Airport is about 45 minutes from the convention center. Baltimore/Washington International Airport is about an hour from Washington, D.C.
How much is a taxi from the airport to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center?
The average taxi fare to the convention center from the Reagan National Airport is approximately $15 (not including tip). From Dulles International Airport, the taxi fare to the convention center is about $61 (not including tip). From Baltimore/Washington International Airport, the taxi fare is about $72 (not including tip).
What is the address of the convention center?
The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located at 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001.
When does the last session end so I know when to schedule my return flight?
The closing keynote presentation ends at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7.
Is there an airport shuttle service to the hotels?
Transportation options between the airport and hotels can be found here:
Reagan National Airport: http://www.metwashairports.com/reagan/1179.htm
Dulles International Airport: http://www.metwashairports.com/dulles/793.htm
Baltimore/Washington International Airport: http://www.bwiairport.com/en/travel/ground-transportation
In addition, there is a Metro station at Reagan National Airport: http://www.wmata.com/
The Metro train between Reagan National Airport and the convention center is approximately a 25-minute trip with a fare of $3.05. Directions via Metro:
- At the Reagan National Airport Metro station, board the yellow-line train towards Fort Totten.
- Ride this train seven stops to the Mt. Vernon Square/7th St. Convention Center station.
- Follow the signs to the convention center entrance.
What hotels are closest to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center?
There are 18 official conference hotels. Several hotels are within walking distance, and those that are not will have complimentary shuttle service. Single room rates average approximately $275 plus taxes and fees, and housing will be open for booking on approximately September 15, 2013.
Where can I learn more about visiting Washington, D.C.?
Please check the Washington, D.C. visitors' website: http://washington.org/. You will be able to check weather, local attractions, history, the restaurant scene, and much more.