Active Minds National Conference 2019

Friday & Saturday, March 22 – 23, 2019 | Washington, DC

Hotel & Travel

Georgeto​wn University Hotel & Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20057
Phone: 202-687-3200
Fax: 202-687-3297

Active Minds room rate of $149/night is available for any booking dates March 21-24. Book now! The special group rate is not guaranteed after Feb 22.

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The Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center is located on the historic campus of Georgetown University. The serene location is just a few blocks away from chic shops, intriguing restaurants, and lively nightlife that make this such a charming corner of Washington, DC. Founded in 1751, Georgetown is a nationally designated historic district with Federal architecture, historic brick houses, cobblestone streets, and multimillion dollar mansions.

Reserve your room

Click here to reserve a room at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center and take advantage of Active Minds’ special conference rate of $149 per night. This special rate is available for any booking dates March 21-24.

The group rate is available only until February 22, 2019 or when all rooms are booked, whichever comes first.

You may also reserve a room by calling the hotel directly at 202-687-3200 and indicate that you are booking as an attendee of the Active Minds National Conference to get the special group rate.

 

Distance from airports and train station

Georgetown University is located:

  • 6.7 miles (15 minute drive) from Reagan National Airport
  • 23 miles (40 minute drive) from Dulles International
  • 46 miles (55 minute drive) from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
  • 8 miles (21 minute drive) from Union Station (Amtrak)

 

Driving directions

Below are directions to the hotel and conference center from nearby airports. To hear airport directions by phone, you can call the conference center’s directions line at 202-687-5452.

From Virginia and Washington National/Reagan Airport

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. (See note below for further parking information.)

From Virginia and Washington Dulles Airport – IAD

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 note below for further parking information.)

From Maryland and Baltimore-Washington International Airport – BWI

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. (See note below for further parking information.)

 

Parking

Parking is very limited due to construction at the campus.

Leavey Center Garage

Overnight guests can park in the Leavey Center Garage, which is located directly under the hotel. Parking is on a first come, first served basis. When you check-in at the front desk, you can purchase a $25 voucher to park in the garage for 24 hours. Guests staying for more than one day may need to purchase more than one pass. The vouchers are only valid for overnight guests of the hotel.

For in/out privileges, please tell the parking attendant as you leave that you are staying at the hotel and are coming back. The attendant will validate your parking ticket so you may return.

Note: If you are a day guest, the Leavey Center Garage will charge $75 per day for parking. Please park in the Southwest Garage instead.

Southwest Garage

The Southwest Garage is located off the Canal Road campus entrance, just down the hill from the hotel. This garage is the best option if you are not staying overnight at the hotel. The cost is $25 per day and is cash only.

 

Metro information

Although there is not a metro stop at Georgetown, a shuttle service is provided by Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) to the campus from two nearby metro stations, Rosslyn and Dupont Circle. The shuttle begins operating at 6:15 am, runs every 10 minutes, and will drop you off on the campus very near the conference center. Click here to view the shuttle bus schedule.

When boarding the shuttle, inform the driver that you are attending an event at the conference center. Allow a minimum of 20 minutes to reach the conference center from either of the metro stops.

Dupont Circle (Red Line) shuttle

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.

Rosslyn (Orange or Blue Line) shuttle

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.

 

Uber, Lyft, and taxis

The university is easily reached via ride services such as Uber and Lyft, and also by taxi.

If using Uber of Lyft, type in “Lombardi Cancer Center” as your destination, as this is easiest for the ride services. The main entrance for the cancer center is directly across from the hotel entrance.

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