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Why Reserve a Room in the 2017 Global Summit Conference Hotel?

2017 Global Summit attendees are strongly encouraged to stay at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel, the conference hotel.  When you reserve within the Internet2 block you help Internet2 meet its commitments to the hotel and in doing so, help keep the meeting registration rates low.

Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel

999 Ninth Street NW 
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 898-9000
Toll-Free Reservations: 1-800-393-2505
The hotel has a smoke-free policy

Block name: Internet2 

Block dates:  Friday, April 21, 2017, through and including Friday, April 28, 2017

Block rate: $309/night for single occupancy. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable taxes in effect at the time of check in (currently 14.5%).  The above room rates will be available at the group rate (3) days pre/post event, based on availability.

Reservation method:  Reservations for this event are made by individual attendees by calling reservations at 1-800-393-2505 (please make sure to reference the Internet2 block). Attendees can also book their reservation online. Group rates will be available (3) days pre/post event, based on availability.

Block cut-off date:  The room block is full.  A list of alternative lodging options, is available.

Important note: Should the room block sell out before the block cut-off date indicated above, additional rooms cannot be guaranteed. Make your reservations early!

Check in: 3:00 p.m.
Check out: 12:00 p.m.

Guarantee and Cancellation Policy
All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. You may cancel your reservation for no charge until 11:59 PM EDT, the day before arrival. After 11:59 PM EDT, one night’s room and tax will be charged.

Guest Rooms
Enjoy luxurious and amenity-laden accommodations in the heart of DC, steps from downtown. Hotel rooms invite inspiration with abundant natural light and stunning downtown DC views. Guest rooms feature Renaissances’ signature bedding, and room amenities include desk, writing/work, electrical outlets, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, hairdryer, and coffee maker/tea service. With downtown Washington, DC right beyond the hotel’s doors, you’ll be sure to maximize your time.
Please note: Marriott Rewards® members get Free Wi-Fi & mobile check-in.

Parking Information
Valet parking fee: $45.00* USD per day
Onsite parking fee: $35.00* USD per day
*plus tax of $8.10. In/out privileges are included in daily fee. No vans allowed in garage.

The hotel does not provide a shuttle service. Refer to airport information for alternative transportation options.

Personal Belongings
Please note: Neither the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel nor Internet2 will be responsible for any property lost or stolen on hotel premises.

Hotel Restaurants

Fifteen Squares Restaurant (American)
Enjoy this American Bistro in Washington, DC restaurant with a convenient location, great American fare, and superb service. Open for breakfast and lunch. Dress code: Casual.

Starbucks (Coffee House)
Enjoy hot and cold specialty drinks, quick bites, snacks, and pastries when meeting in Downtown DC. Open for breakfast and lunch. Dress code: Casual.

Mixx (Eclectic)
Enjoy a drink and great food in the lobby just steps from the DC Convention Center, DC City Center and all that DC has to offer. Open for dinner. Dress code: Casual.

The Presidents Sports Bar (American)
Sports bar, featuring present and past President memorabilia, offers light fare and drinks. Grab a meal before or after an event at the Verizon Center or your next meeting. This restaurant in Downtown Washington, DC is steps away from DC City Center. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code: Casual.

Liberty Marker (Deli)
This on-site market is a grab-and-go gourmet deli serving premium sandwiches and quick bites. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code: Casual.


Area Airports

Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
Hotel Direction: 5 miles NE

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.

Alternate Transportation
Public Transportation:

  • Metro/subway: [Yellow line] GALLERY PLACE; fee: 2.50 USD (one-way)
  • Bus service, fee: 10 USD (one-way)

Taxi (estimated fare): 20 USD (one-way)


Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Hotel Direction: 28 miles SE

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.

Alternate Transportation
Public Transportation (Silver Line Express Bus to Metrorail): GALLERY PLACE-CHINATOWN; fee: 9 USD (bus 5 USD + metro 4 USD, one-way)
Taxi (estimated fare): 55 USD (one-way)

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
Hotel Direction: 32 miles SW

Driving Directions
Follow Service Rd. Lower Level and Friendship Rd. to I-195 W.
Follow MD-295 S. and Baltimore-Washington Pkwy to US-50 W/New York Ave NE in 2, Bladensburg.
Take the US-50 W exit from Baltimore-Washington Pkwy.
Follow US-50 W/New York Ave NE to 9th NW in Washington.

Alternate Transportation
Public Transportation:

Taxi (estimated fare): 85 USD (one-way)


Alternate Transportation Servicing DCA and IAD Airports
Greyhound - 50 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC 20002
Union Station (Amtrak, AVIS, Budget, Hertz) - 50 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC 20002
Hertz - In the hotel
Enterprise Rent-A-Car - 1029 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20005

Things To See and Do in the DC Area

International Spy Museum
National Portrait Gallery
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery
Verizon Center
Nationals Park
National Mall and Memorial Parks
National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian's National Zoo
Library of Congress
The White House

Miscellaneous Services

Temporary Visitors to the USA

Contact the U.S. State Department for information about a Visitor Visa (http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/visit/visitor.html). If you require a letter of invitation for your visa application, please email your request to Urszula Chomicka (uchomicka@internet2.edu).