2017 HBCU Week Conference Hotel and Travel Information

Crystal Gateway Marriott

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This Arlington hotel is perfectly situated minutes from Washington, DC and less than one mile from Reagan National Airport, with an interior corridor connecting you to the Crystal City Metro. The spacious guest rooms accommodate the way in which you live, work and recharge, with modular furniture, premium connectivity, smart TVs and walk-in showers. Explore the new restaurant, 15th& Eads, serving fresh locally sourced items with a story. Or grab a coffee and quick bite at Illy Coffee at the 15th & Eads bar. The Crystal Gateway Marriott is your perfect destination for location, space and chic sophistication.

Check-in and Check-out

  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Express Check-In and Express Checkout
  • Video Review Billing, Video Checkout

Internet Access

  • Guest rooms Wireless
    • High Speed: Check email + browse the Web for 12.95 USD/day
    • Enhanced High Speed: Video chat, download large files + stream video for 15.95 USD/day
  • Lobby and public areas: Complimentary Wireless


  • On-site parking, fee: 15 USD hourly, 29 USD daily
  • Valet parking, fee: 34 USD daily
  • No vans over 6’3; monthly available

Property Details

  • 18 floors , 598 rooms , 100 suites
  • 28 meeting rooms, 37,975 sq ft of total meeting space
  • 1 concierge level

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – DCA

    Airport Phone: +1 703 417 8000

    Hotel direction: 2 miles NW

    • Airport shuttle service, scheduled, complimentary
      Shuttle Phone: +1 703 9203230
    • Courtesy phone available
    • Subway service, fee:  3.1 USD  (one way)
    • Estimated taxi fare: 10 USD  (one way)

    Visit DCA airport website

    Complimentary Shuttle from Reagan Washington National Airport from 6:05am to 11:00pm, pickup locations are the A Gates and Doors 5 and 9, in the B and C Concourse Lower Level. Turn right onto Airport Access Rd. Slight right toward Crystal Dr. Continue straight onto Crystal Dr. Turn left onto 18th St S. Turn right onto S Eads St. Destination will be on the right. *** For GPS mapping, use 1601 South Eads Street as the hotel’s address.

  • Washington Dulles International Airport – IAD

    Airport Phone: +1 703 572 2700

    Hotel direction: 27 miles SE

    This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

    • Alternate transportation: Washington Flyer; fee: 45 USD (one way) ;reservation required
    • Estimated taxi fare: 45 USD  (one way)

    Visit IAD airport website

    Exit the airport onto the Dulles toll road and proceed to Interstate 66 East. From Interstate 66 East exit onto Route 110 South and follow the signs to US Highway 1 South. Continue on US Highway 1 South to the 15th Street exit and turn right at the end of the off ramp. At the first traffic light turn left onto South Eads Street and the hotel is one half mile on the left *** For GPS mapping, use 1601 South Eads Street as the hotel’s address.

  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – BWI

    Airport Phone: +1 410 859 7111

    Hotel direction: 37 miles SW

    This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

    • Alternate transportation: Super Shuttle; fee: 51 USD (one way) ;reservation required
    • Estimated taxi fare: 90 USD  (one way)

    Visit BWI airport website