2019 HBCU Week Hotel and Travel Information

Capturing the energy of the nation’s capital, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is a superior destination for business and leisure travel. Explore some of the country’s most celebrated attractions, including the White House and the National Mall. Walk to nearby Walter E. Washington Convention Center and Capital One Arena. Host flawless meetings and social affairs in dynamic event space, masterfully designed for gatherings of every type and size. Greet the day with breakfast at Fifteen Squares Restaurant, catch the big game at Presidents Sports Bar & Grille or socialize over drinks at our stylish lounge. After a full day of business or sightseeing, relax in stylish accommodations, featuring Wi-Fi, plush bedding, comfortable workspaces and striking city views. With a fitness center, business center and executive lounge, our hotel is a full-service sanctuary in the middle of one of the world’s most legendary travel destinations.

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Check-in and Check-out

  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Express Checkin, 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 16.95 USD/day
  • Lobby and public areas: Complimentary Wireless
  • Meeting rooms: Wireless, Wired

 

Parking

  • Electric car charging stations: 2, For a fee 35 USD per stay
  • On-site parking, fee: 35 USD daily
  • Valet parking, fee: 53.10 USD daily
  • Daily fee includes In/out privileges. No vans allowed in garage-height clearance 6 ft 4 in. Valet fee includes tax.

 

Airport Information

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Airport Phone: +1 703-417-8000

Hotel direction: 5 miles NE

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Alternate transportation:

Subway (Metro): [Yellow line] GALLERY PLACE; fee: 2.5 USD (one way)

  • Estimated taxi fare: 19 USD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: 10 USD (one way)
  • Subway service, fee: 2.5 USD (one way)

Visit DCA airport website

Driving directions

Follow the signs to Washington D.C. (George Washington Parkway). Take the I-395/Route 1 north exit (which is the 14th St. bridge). Stay to the right and exit onto 12th St. Follow 12th St. to New York Ave and turn right. Turn right off of New York Ave onto 9th St. *** From the North: Take i-95 S to I-295 S. Towards 50 West, will turn into New York Avenue. Continue on New York Avenue and make a left onto 9th Street NW. The hotel is 2 blocks down on your left.

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Airport Phone: +1 703-572-2700

Hotel direction: 27.8 miles SE

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Alternate transportation:

Subway (Metro): GALLERY PLACE-CHINATOWN; fee: 9 USD (one way)

  • Estimated taxi fare: 55 USD (one way)

Visit IAD airport website

Driving directions

Follow the signs to Dulles Airport Access Rd. Merge onto VA-267 E which becomes I-66 E. Take I-66 E to the Roosevelt Bridge, stay in the middle lane. Take the Constitution Ave exit off of the Roosevelt Bridge. Follow Constitution Ave until 12th Street and turn left. Continue on 12th Street and make a right turn on New York Ave. Proceed on New York Ave for two blocks and make a right turn on 9th Street. The hotel is on your immediate left.

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

Airport Phone: +1 410-859-7100

Hotel direction: 34 miles SW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Alternate transportation:

  • Amtrak to Union Station; (Metro) [red] to hotel; fee: 35 USD (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: 65 USD (one way)

Visit BWI airport website

Driving directions

Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway South (MD 295) to US50 west (New York Ave.). Take New York Ave. at 5th St. Stay to the right and the street will become L St. Turn onto 9th St. The hotel is on the left. *** From I-95 S to I-295 S. Towards 50 West, will turn into New York Avenue. Continue on New York Avenue and make a left onto 9th Street NW. The hotel is 2 blocks down on your left.