Accommodations

DISCOUNT TRAVEL AND LODGING WEBSITES

These are often good starting places for finding discounted hotel rooms and other travel arrangements:
www.kayak.com
www.priceline.com
www.expedia.com
www.hotline.com

HOTELS

The Churchill Hotel
1914 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009
This hotel is located just north of Dupont Circle, a pleasant and lively area of Washington.
Distance to UDC: 3.7 km/2.3 miles
Directions to UDC: Walk out the front door, turn right and walk downhill 0.64 km/0.4 miles to Dupont Circle Metro station. Get on Metro and take it in the direction of Shady Grove / Grosvenor 3 stops to Van Ness Metro stop.

Days Inn
4400 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington, DC 20008
This hotel is a hop, skip and a jump from all the conference activities. It is more moderately priced than many others in the area. Days Inn is not only the most convenient hotel, just one block from the conference, but has set aside some rooms for ISEE conference participants at the special rate of about $130/night. Please use this link and the code ISEE2016 to reserve your room.
Distance to UDC: 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk 0.5 km / 0.3 miles SE along Connecticut Avenue to UDC campus.

Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd NW Washington, DC 20008
This is a classic Washington hotel, elegant and large.
Distance to UDC: 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk 0.2 km / 0.1 mi east on Woodley Road to corner with Connecticut Avenue and get on Metro Red Line at Woodley Park take Metro two stops north (direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor) to the Van Ness Metro stop.

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St NW Washington, DC 20008
Another large, elegant Washington hotel.
Distance to UDC: 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk 0.2 km / 0.1 mi east along Calvert Street, turning slightly left onto 24th Street to Metro Red Line stop at Woodley Park on Connecticut Avenue. Get on Metro and take it two stops north (direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor) to Van Ness Metro stop.

The Carlyle Hotel
1731 New Hampshire Ave, NW Washington, DC 20009
This hotel is in the lively Dupont Circle area, with many shops, restaurants and bookstores.
Distance to UDC: 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk to the left, southwest along New Hampshire Avenue and turn right onto Q Street and walk to Connecticut Avenue and Dupont Circle Metro on the Red Line, a total walk of 0.5 km / 0.3 mi. Take Metro 3 stops north (direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor) to Van Ness Metro stop.

Embassy Suites
4300 Military Road, NW Washington, DC 20015
Modern hotel with fitness center and pool, located in the midst of many shopping amenities.
Distance to UDC: 3.0 km / 1.9 mi
Directions to UDC: Cross Military Road to enter Metro Red Line at Friendship Heights Metro stop, take it in the downtown direction (direction Glenmont) two stops to get off at Van Ness.

Savoy Hotel
2505 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20007
This is a nice hotel in the Glover Park neighborhood, on Wisconsin Avenue, north of Georgetown. Some floor-by-floor renovation ongoing as of April 2016.
Distance to UDC: 3.3 km / 2.0 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk out the front door, turn right and walk a block to the bus stop. Take any 30, 31 or 33 bus north to get off at Veazey Street and walk about 1.5 km / 0.9 mi east, toward Connecticut Avenue and the UDC campus.

State Plaza Hotel
2117 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20037
This hotel is somewhat older, comfortable, and though not in a bustling neighborhood, it is near the Kennedy Center, the Potomac River, convenient to downtown and walking distance to Metro.
Distance to UDC: 6.0 km / 3.7 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk east on E Street and north on 17th Street, a total of about 1.4 km / 0.9 mi, to Farragut North Metro stop on Red Line, take Metro four stops north, direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor, to the Van Ness Metro stop at UDC campus.

Hotel Harrington
436 11th Street, NW Washington, DC 20004
Hotel Harrington is a tourist hotel and is accustomed to serving tourists and travelers from around the world. It is adequate, but not updated; more moderately priced than many other local hotels.
Distance to UDC: 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk two blocks north on 11th Street, turn left and walk two blocks west on G Street, NW to Metro Center stop on Metro Red Line. Take Metro direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor to Van Ness Metro stop at UDC campus.

Fairfield Inn and Suites Washington DC Downtown
500 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
This is located near several museums and DC’s tiny Chinatown and is six metro stops from campus.
Distance to UDC: 7.0 km / 4.4 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk 2 blocks south on 6th Street, NW to F Street, turn right and enter the Gallery Place Metro stop on Metro Red Line at the end of the block. Take Red Line north (direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor) six stops north to Van Ness Metro stop at UDC campus.

Hampton Inn Washington DC Convention Center
901 6th Street NW, at Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20001
Hampton Inn is downtown and only six metro stops away from the conference.Distance to UDC: 6.7 km / 4.2 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk three blocks south along 6th Street, NW to F Street, NW turn right, go to the end of the block and turn right into the Gallery Place Metro. Take Red Line direction Shady Grove/Grosvenor and get off at Van Ness to UDC campus.

EconoLodge in Arlington, Virginia
6800 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22213
EconoLodge Metro Arlington, Virginia is in suburban Virginia, the other side of the Potomac River and further form the conference, but near a metro stop and would be more moderately priced than equivalent hotels downtown.
Distance to UDC: 13.8 km / 8.5 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk 0.5 km northeast on Route 29 (toward N. Fairfax Drive) and take a slight right onto Washington and Old Dominion Trail to East Falls Church Metro station on Metro Orange Line, take Metro direction New Carrollton, get off at Metro Center, transfer to Red Line direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor and get off at Van Ness at UDC campus.

Days Inn Arlington, Virginia
2201 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201
This is a basic hotel, therefore more moderately priced than many other hotels; Metro accessible.
Distance to UDC: 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk about 1.3 km / 0.8 mi along Arlington Boulevard, taking the exit on the left toward Arlington Boulevard Trail, go through the pedestrian tunnel and turn left onto North Courthouse Road, bear left, then turn left toward 15th Street, turn right toward and then left onto 15th Street, then right onto N. Uhle Street to Courthouse Metro stop on the Orange Line. The hotel runs a shuttle hourly to Rosslyn Metro station from 7:00am-12:00noon and from 3:00pm-8:00pm. Take Metro Orange Line direction New Carrollton, get off at Metro Center and transfer to Red Line, direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor and get off after five stops, at Van Ness.

Best Western Rosslyn, Virginia
1501 Arlington Boulevard, Rosslyn, Arlington, Virginia 22209
This hotel is in close in Rosslyn, part of Arlington, Virginia, just the other side of the Potomac River.
Distance to UDC: 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk about 0.6 km / 0.4 mi to Rosslyn Metro. Turn left as you walk out of the hotel, walk northeast and slightly uphill along Fairfax Drive, then turn left onto North Fort Myer Drive for about three blocks and the Rosslyn Metro stop on the Orange Line will be on the right. Take the Orange Line direction New Carrollton for four stops, get off at Metro Center, transfer to the Red Line, direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor and get off at Van Ness, the fifth stop.

Courtyard Marriott Silver Spring
8506 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
This hotel is situated in downtown Silver Spring, a suburb that is adjacent to DC and has lots of activity, shops, new public library etc. It is a bit further from the conference, yet metro will take you directly there and prices should be a bit more moderate.
Distance to UDC: 8.3 km / 5.1 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk south (turning right as you come out the main door) on Fenton Street, about a block, turn right on Wayne Avenue, then left onto Colesville Road for a total of about 0.7 km / 0.4 mi to Silver Spring Metro stop on the Red Line. Get on Metro, direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor and ride it fourteen stops to get off at Van Ness Metro station at the UDC campus.

Double Tree Hotel Silver Spring
8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
This hotel is situated in downtown Silver Spring, a suburb that is adjacent to DC and has lots of activity, shops, new public library etc. It is a bit further from the conference, yet metro will take you directly there and prices should be a bit more moderate.
Distance to UDC: 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Directions to UDC: The hotel has an on-call shuttle which could take you to the Silver Spring Metro station. Alternatively, walk southwest along Colesville Road, cross Fenton Street, Georgia Avenue and Wayne Avenue for a total of about 0.6 km / 0.4 mi to the Silver Spring Metro stop on the Red Line. Get on Metro, direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor and ride it fourteen stops to get off at Van Ness Metro station at the UDC campus.

Red Roof Inn Rockville, Maryland
16001 Shady Grove Road Rockville, MD 20850
This hotel is further out in suburban Maryland, as reflected in its rates, which are lower than similar hotels in the city of Washington, DC.
Distance to UDC: 24 km / 15 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk a total of about 1.9 km / 1.2 mi, heading northeast on Shady Grove Road and turn right, then left, then right onto N. Frederick Road then left at King Farm Road to Somerville Drive, along the parking lot to the Shady Grove Metro stop on the Red Line. The hotel runs a shuttle to Shady Grove Metro station Monday-Friday at 9:00am and 10:00am upon request (5 or 10 minutes ahead of time) and Monday-Wednesday at 7:00pm, 8:00pm and 9:00pm, upon request with a phone call 30 minutes ahead of time. A taxi to or from Shady Grove Metro station to the hotel should be about $7. Take Metro direction Glenmont and get off after nine stops at Van Ness at UDC.

BED AND BREAKFAST LODGING

Kalorama Guest House
2700 Cathedral Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008

This is a Bed and Breakfast style accommodation in a convenient and pleasant neighborhood, Woodley Park.

Distance to UDC: 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk one block east on Cathedral to Connecticut Avenue, turn right and go two blocks south along Connecticut Avenue to Woodley Park Metro stop on the Red Line. Take the Red Line north (direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor) two stops and get off at Van Ness at the UDC campus.
This is Bed and Breakfast style accommodation in a convenient and pleasant neighborhood, Woodley Park.

Woodley Park Inn
2647 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008

This is a Bed and Breakfast style inn, in convenient and pleasant neighborhood of Woodley Park.

Distance to UDC: 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Directions to UDC: Walk a block east to Connecticut Avenue to Red Line Metro, Woodley Park station. Take Red Line north (direction Shady Grove / Grosvenor) two stops and get off at Van Ness at the UDC campus.
This is a Bed and Breakfast style inn, in convenient and pleasant neighborhood of Woodley Park.

OTHER HOTELS
 
For other hotel listings near metro stations in the DC area, please click here.

AIR BNB

This is a method of finding informal lodging, usually in someone’s home, in the style of a Bed and Breakfast. The general website is www.airbnb.com .This link has the zip code of the conference filled in so the options listed should be quite close to the conference.

HOSTELS
 
For hostel listings, generally very basic and less expensive, try Hostelworld.
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