Saturday 23 August 2014

Housing Accommodations

Housing Overview

Due to the Conference being scheduled two days before the March for Life, we understand that individuals and groups travelling may require assistance finding accommodations. We hope to help in any way we can. If you have any questions regarding housing for the Conference, please email Melissa Lewis at housing@cardinaloconnorconference.com.

The Conference is able to house some student registrants with Georgetown students, but advanced notice and registration is required.  Please email housing@cardinaloconnorconference.com to register.

Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center

For attendees who need overnight accommodations, we suggest the Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center. We have a discounted price for guests staying in the Cardinal O’Connor Conference block of rooms.  To access these rates, use this link directly: https://reservations.ihotelier.com/crs/g_reservation.cfm?groupID=1112161&hotelID=15410  The deadline to reserve rooms is December 19, 2013.

The Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center is located within a mile of Historic Georgetown with all of its shops, restaurants, and galleries. Among the dining options at the hotel are The Faculty Club Restaurant – a full service buffet venue, Starbucks, Cosi and a Fast Food Court. In addition, room service is available for in-room dining during breakfast and dinner hours.

  • The hotel houses an exercise room, and guests receive discount passes to the Yates Gatehouse ($10 per day)—on the university campus—which has an indoor pool, running track, racquetball courts, outdoor tennis facilities, and extensive fitness equipment.
  • An on-site business center features a menu of options and offers high-speed Internet access (surcharge).
  • GUTS (Georgetown University Transit System) buses run every 20 minutes, during the day on weekdays, to both Rosslyn and Dupont Circle Metro stations (complimentary for hotel guests).
  • The hotel offers same day dry cleaning services, as well as a limited laundry facility on the guest floors.
  • Check in time is 4:00 PM.
  • Check out time is 11:00 AM.

Parking

Parking in the Leavey Parking Garage will cost $25 for the day. The parking garage is CASH ONLY and parking islimited.Public transportation is recommended. Ask your planner for more information. 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 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 Conference Center.

Directions to the Georgetown University Conference Center

3800 Reservoir Road, N.W. Washington, DC 20057
202-687-3200

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 Conference Center Elevator. If you need to drive directly to the Conference Center Entrance, you will need to turn right before you enter the parking garage. The entrance is under the green awnings. Call our directions line at 202-687-5452 for directions from the airport and other locations. (See above for further parking information.)

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 Conference Center Elevator. If you need to drive directly to the Conference Center Entrance, you will need to turn right before you enter the parking garage. The entrance is under the green awnings Call our directions line at 202-687-5452 for directions from the airport or other locations. (See above for further parking information.)

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 Conference Center Elevator. If you need to drive directly to the Conference Center Entrance, you will need to turn right before you enter the parking garage. The entrance is under the green awnings. Call our directions line at 202-687-5452 for directions from the airport and other locations. (See above for further parking information.)

Via Metro

To reach the conference center 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 an event at the University 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 Conference Center. Allow a minimum of 20 minutes to reach the Center 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.

 

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