1919 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
Hotel Phone: 202-483-3000
Conference attendees should make reservations at the Washington Hilton by calling 1-800-445-8667. Please make your reservation by Sept. 16, 2011. Mention the Alliance & UNCA 2011 National Conference group code CAF to receive our discounted rate of $209 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable taxes.
Book early! Guest rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. We expect to sell out, so reserve your room today. In addition, a limited number of rooms will be available at the conference rate for stays up to three days prior and three days after the conference dates, subject to availability at the time of booking.
The Washington Hilton is accessible from three major area airports:
Super Shuttle offers shuttle service to the Washington Hilton from the three major area airports. For more information call 800-258-3826 or visit supershuttle.com.
Taxi fares to the hotel from the three major airports are:
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) – $19
- Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) – $55
- Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Washington Airport (BWI) – $65
Amtrak trains connect to Washington, D.C. from cities along the Northeast Corridor. For Amtrak schedules and information, call 800-872-7245 or visit Amtrak.com.
The Washington Hilton parking fee is $32 per day or $37 per day for valet.
What to Wear
October temperatures in Washington, D.C. range from an average high of 68 degrees to an average low of 50 degrees. Attire for the conference is business casual and the Centennial Celebration reception and dinner is smart/dressy casual. Wearing layers is recommended as meeting room temperatures can vary.
What’s Near the Hotel?
When it comes to location, the Washington Hilton is the place to be. Many attractions are within walking distance, plus the hotel is just four blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro Station (on the red line). Here are a just a few attractions near the hotel:
- Adams Morgan—Reigns as the destination for world cuisine and live music hotspots
- U Street Corridor—D.C.'s hottest growing neighborhood where jazz legend Duke Ellington played his first notes. Home to boutiques, spas, cafes, and Ben's Chili Bowl, famous for its chili half-smokes and famous customers like Bill Cosby and President Obama
- Dupont Circle—Sets a leisure pace with pubs, bistros, and a vibrant farmers market
- Georgetown—Historic district with an eclectic mix of high-end, well-known shops, boutiques, and restaurants
- Embassy Row—Charming residential neighborhood of the social and political elite, with more than 50 diplomatic embassies represented on Massachusetts Avenue alone
- National Zoo— The home of D.C.'s famous giant pandas, just one mile from the Washington Hilton
- Rock Creek Park—Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy miles of jogging trails just steps from the hotel. Picnic, hike, horseback ride or check out the planetarium
- Philips Collection—Museum of modern art ranging from French impressionism to American modernism