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Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW (at Connecticut Ave.)
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
Main Phone: Phone: (202) 234-0700, Fax: (202) 265-7972
Reservations: (800) THE-OMNI (See Registration Code: "NIH Regional Seminar")
Web: http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/WashingtonDCShoreham.aspx Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

RESERVATIONS
Rooms have been blocked at the OMNI Shoreham Hotel at a reduced seminar rate of $224.00 (single/ double rate) plus applicable state and local tax. This group rate includes complimentary internet access in guest rooms. Room reservations for the seminar are to be made by individual attendees directly:

  • Phone: (800) THE-OMNI and using the group code: NIH Regional Seminar. In order to receive this special rate, callers must identify their affiliation with the group name, NIH Regional Seminar.

If the Omni is unable to accommodate your lodging requests, additional rooms have been blocked at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, located directly across the street. The rate is at the reduced seminar rate of $224.00 (single/double rate) plus applicable state and local tax.

  • Online: To make your reservation online for the Marriott Wardman Park, please click here.

  • Phone: (800) 228-9290 or (202) 328-2000 and using the group code: Ripple Effect. In order to receive the special rate, callers must identify their affiliation with the group name, Ripple Effect.

  • Also, when making your reservation please request the Park Towers. This will place you on the side of the hotel closest to the OMNI. When leaving your hotel room, take the elevators to the lower level and exit through the double doors. Outside the double doors will be Calvert street. Once you cross over Calvert Street, the OMNI will be directly in front of you. You will be able to exit and enter through these doors.

SEMINAR GROUP RATE DEADLINE
Reservations must be completed on or before May 29, 2012. (This is a limited room block so we encourage you to make your reservations as early as possible. Rooms are distributed on a first come, first served basis.)

If you require assistance with your reservation or experience difficulties, please contact Ripple Event Management by e-mail at NIHRegionalSeminars@mail.nih.gov.

GETTING TO THE Omni Shoreham Hotel

Area Airports: The Washington, DC area is served by three different airports. They are located 8 to 38 miles from the OMNI hotel. When planning your trip to the Regional Seminar you may want to consider that some airlines may offer better prices to one airport than another, depending on your city of departure. Also there may be direct flights to one airport and not another. Therefore, you may want to research all three airports when arranging your trip to the Washington, DC area.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
Hotel Direction: 8 miles
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Information: 703-417-8000

Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Hotel Direction: 28 miles
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Information: 703-572-2700

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
Hotel Direction: 38 miles
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Information: 410-859-7111 or 1-800-I FLY BWI

Directions to the Hotel from the Area Airports
Directions, maps, and information regarding transportation options are available online http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/WashingtonDCShoreham/MapAndDirections.aspx Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

Limousine Service: If you would like to make ground transportation arrangements in advance, we recommend calling Carolyn Brown at (202) 460-2595 or Harry Brown at (202) 413-6420 at Limousines For You. Feel free to set up your transportation by e-mail at lfy@earthlink.net. Their prices are similar to taxi fares.

Taxi:  Taxi fare (one-way) estimates from the three major airports are:
BWI: Approximately $100
DCA: Approximately $25
IAD: Approximately $70

Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro):  The only airport with direct Metro access to the hotel is Reagan National Airport.  The entrance to the Metro subway at DCA is between Concourses B and C on Level 2. Take the Yellow Line in the direction of Mt. Vernon Square/7th St-Convention Center Station to the Gallery Pl-Chinatown Station and then transfer to the Red Line in the direction of the Shady Grove Station to the Woodley Park/Zoo Station. When you exit the Woodley Park/Zoo Station, you will be on the corner of 24th Street, N.W. and Calvert Street, N.W. Turn left onto 24th Street and then cross Calvert Street, N.W., and the hotel is the first building on the left.  Travel time is about 30 minutes.

Shuttle Service: SuperShuttle provides shuttle service for the three area airports. Please call them toll free at (800) 258-3826 to obtain current rates and schedules. Please allow sufficient travel time, as this service may make several stops before reaching your destination.

A representative from Limousines For You will be on site to coordinate your transportation back to the airport at the conclusion of the Seminar.

Hotel Parking: Valet Parking Only: Fee is $39 + Tax USD daily

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