Accommodations

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Important Housing Update

Our conference hotels, the Gaylord National Resort and Hampton Inn, are currently sold out. At this time, all other hotels in National Harbor, MD are currently sold out as well.

These hotels include:

Wyndham National Harbor – Sold Out of Sleeping Rooms
Westin Washington National Harbor –  Sold Out of Sleeping Rooms
Aloft National Harbor – Sold Out of Sleeping Rooms
Residence Inn National Harbor – Sold Out of Sleeping Rooms

Alternate Hotel Options
We have identified alternate hotel locations that have indicated they have availability during the conference dates. We will continue to monitor area hotels and continually expand upon this list.

Old Town Alexandria
A water taxi is available between National Harbor, MD and Old Town Alexandria, VA. Service is provided by Potomac Riverboat Company. More information on the water taxi service can be found here: http://potomacriverboatco.com/national-harbor.php

The following hotels are within walking distance from the water taxi dock in Old Town Alexandria: 

Hotel Monaco Alexandria
480 King Street
Alexandria, VA
(703) 549-6080
www.monaco-alexandria.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $250

Hampton Inn Alexandria Old Town
1616 King Street
Alexandria, Virginia, 22314
(703) 299-9900
hamptoninn1.hilton.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $229.95

Hilton Alexandria Old Town
1767 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 837-0440
www.hilton.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $229

Embassy Suites Alexandria Old Town
1900 Diagonal Road
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-5900
Embassysuites1.hilton.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $269

Wyndham Old Town Alexandria
1757 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 428-1932
Extraholidays.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $189

Hampton Inn Old Town
1616 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 299-9937
Hamptoninn1.hilton.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $229

Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town
1456 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 548-5474
Residenceinnalexandria.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $239

Lorien Hotel and Spa
1600 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 894-3434
Lorienhotelandspa.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $260

The Westin Alexandria
400 courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 253-8600
Starwoodhotels.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $254

Residence Inn Alexandria at Carlyle
2345 Mill Road
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-1155
Residenceinnalexandriaatcarlyle.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $239

Downtown Washington, DC
Shuttles are available between Gaylord National and Downtown Washington, DC from two different locations: Union Station (H Street and 2nd Street, NE) and the Old Post Office (1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW). The shuttle departs every 90 minutes, from 9:30 am at Union Station and from 10:00am at the Old Post Office. The last shuttle leaves Gaylord National’s main entrance at 7:30 pm. A roundtrip ticket costs $20.

The following hotels are within walking distance from Union Station:

Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20001
(202) 628-2100
http://www.washingtoncourthotel.com/

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $324

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20001
(202) 737-1234
washingtonregency.hyatt.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $319

The Liaison Capitol Hill
415 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20001
(202) 638-1616
affina.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $276

The following hotels are within walking distance from the Old Post Office:

The Willard Washington DC
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 628-9100
intercontinental.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $349

The Hotel Harrington
436 11th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 628-8104
hotel-harrington.com

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $375

JW Marriott Washington DC
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 393-2000
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasjw-jw-marriott-hotel-washington-dc/

ROOMS AND RATES
Rooms from: $409

 

DIRECTIONS AND TRANSPORTATION 

Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD, 20745

http://www.gaylordhotels.com/gaylord-national/directions-transportation/index.html#byland

Gaylord National is just a 15-minute drive from Reagan National Airport and within a 45-minute drive from Dulles and Baltimore Washington International Airports. Shuttle service and car service are available from either airport to the hotel. Hertz is a Gaylord Hotels preferred partner for car rentals. And for a unique day trip, take a water taxi across the Potomac to historic Old Town Alexandria.

Ronald Reagan National Airport:
Gaylord National is now proud to offer an exclusive, express shuttle to and from Reagan National Airport.This convenient new service will depart every twenty minutes from Gaylord National's front door to Reagan National Airport, and every twenty minutes from the Reagan National Airport baggage claim.

Reservations are recommended, but tickets also will be available from the SuperShuttle desk, located on the lower level of the airport, near baggage claim.

Daily Shuttle Schedule:
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Ticket Prices*:
$18 one way
$32 per person, round trip
$78 for exclusive van service, booked in advance

Reservations:
Local Reservations: (301) 965-2080
24 hr Reservations: 1-800-660-8000
Make Online Reservations 
 

Driving Directions
Gaylord National is 15 minutes due south of Washington, D.C.—just off the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495)—making it an easy drive from the surrounding Maryland and Virginia areas as well.

The brand-new National Harbor development may not register yet on some older GPS systems. If you are concerned about your GPS accurately displaying National Harbor, please use the detailed driving directions below.

Our physical address is:
Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745

From Reagan National Airport (DCA) — approximately 8 miles, 15 minutes

  • Follow signs to George Washington Parkway South (to Alexandria)
  • Take George Washington Parkway South toward Alexandria
  • Veer Right at the sign to Slaters Lane. Take a Right at the traffic light onto Slaters Lane
  • Follow signs to US Route 1 South and merge onto US Route 1 South (N. Henry Street). Proceed on Henry Street through Old Town Alexandria
  • Follows signs to I-95 North (Maryland)
  • Veer Right at signs toward I-95
  • Veer Left toward I-95 (Baltimore/Maryland signs) and merge onto I-95 North /I-495 East (Capital Beltway - Outer Loop)
  • Cross Woodrow Wilson Bridge toward Maryland
  • Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) — approximately 35 miles, 45 minutes

  • Follow Airport Exit signs
  • Take VA-267 East toward Washington and follow signs to I-495 South toward Richmond/Alexandria
  • Take I-495 South (Capital Beltway - Outer Loop) toward Richmond/Alexandria
  • Continue on Capital Beltway, but merge with I-495 East/ I-95 North toward Baltimore
  • Stay to right, following signs for Local Traffic to National Harbor
  • Cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge toward Maryland
  • Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) — approximately 42 miles, 45 minutes

  • Follow Airport Exit signs toward Washington DC
  • Take exit 2B for MD 295-South / Baltimore Washington Parkway toward Washington
  • Merge onto 295-South toward Washington
  • Stay on 295-South for about 35 miles
  • Take Exit 1B (the very last exit on 295-South, past exit 1) toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Washington, D.C. — approximately 10 miles, 20 minutes

  • Take I-295 South for approximately 5.5 miles
  • Take Exit 1B (the very last exit on 295-South, past exit 1) toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Washington Union Station — approximately 10 miles, 20 minutes

  • Go west on Massachusetts Avenue NE
  • Go around Columbus Circle NE
  • Turn left on Louisiana Avenue NE
  • Make slight right onto D Street NW
  • Make slight left onto I-395 South
  • Take I-295 South exit (located on left)
  • Take I-295 South for approximately 5.5 miles
  • Take Exit 1B (the very last exit on 295-South, past exit 1) toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

From Fairfax, Virginia — approximately 20 miles, 30 minutes

  • Take I-66 East
  • Merge onto Capital Beltway/I-495 South toward Richmond/Alexandria
  • Continue on Capital Beltway, and merge with I-495 East/ I-95 North toward Baltimore
  • Stay to right, following signs for Local Traffic to National Harbor
  • Cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge into Maryland
  • Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor
  • Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street
  • Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

By Sea
From Gaylord National, experience an exciting new way to interact with the river that is not only fun, but also practical. Water taxi service is available to and from several points around Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland.

Potomac Riverboat Company operates a water taxi service that allows travelers to explore this historic region from the dynamic perspective of the Potomac River.

Cruise to Old Town Alexandria to shop, dine and experience this historic city. Visit President George Washington's home at Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens. Or, take a trip to Georgetown with a breathtaking view of the monuments along the way.

For a complete schedule and to purchase your ticket online, please visit www.potomacriverboatco.com.

By Taxi
Download a list of approximate taxi fares around the DC region.
*Estimated pricing is for a one-way rate. Please verify with a local taxi service before finalizing your plans. Travel times will vary according to current traffic conditions.

Bus Service
National Harbor and the Gaylord National Hotel are connected to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), or Metro system, via a limited-stop bus route.

For bus schedules, route maps and current pricing*, please visit the WMATA website for information on the NH1 / National Harbor Bus Line.
*Pricing and bus schedule are not determined by Gaylord National and are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Please verify with Metro before finalizing your plans.

Daily Parking

  • $5.00 for first hour
  • $12.00 for 0-3 hours self parking
  • $19.00 per day self parking/overnight*
  • $17.00 for 0-3 hours valet parking
  • $28.00 per day valet parking/overnight*
  • *All rates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm pricing.

Up to 3 hours of complimentary Self-Parking* is available for guests who dine at one of the following Gaylord National restaurants: Old Hickory Steakhouse, Moon Bay Coastal Cuisine and Pienza Italian Market. For more information, please call (301) 965-4000.

*Guests must purchase a full meal at the restaurant and request the validation from the server prior to departing. This offer not available for Valet Parking, Overnight Parking or at any of the nearby National Harbor public parking garages. Not available at National Pastime Sports Bar & Grill. Up to one complimentary 3-Hour Self-Parking validation available per person.

Questions? Please call 202-973-8622 or email to biomassmeeting@courtesyassoc.com


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