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Travel and Hotel


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2016 Host City: Washington, DC

ASA is pleased to invite you to Washington, DC for the 2016 Aging in America Conference. This vibrant, accessible and world-class city offers stimulation and inspiration, from magnificent monuments to monumental arts and culture and the educated and diverse communities. It's the best of all worlds and the premier location for our conference!

Hotel Accommodations

All conference activities will be held at the Marriott Wardman Park and Omni Shoreham hotels, which are right across the street from each other.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel 

2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Main: 202-328-2950
Reservations: 202-328-2983

Located in Washington, DC’s prestigious Woodley Park neighborhood, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel is minutes from the National Zoo and the National Cathedral. This hotel is a showcase of grand tradition and legacy of elegance and service.

Single/Double Room Rate: $239* (plus tax)

*includes complimentary internet in the guest rooms

Reserve early to take advantage of our exclusive, specially negotiated low group rate. 

This negotiated group rate will be available until February 26, 2016 or until the room block is sold out. When calling for hotel reservations, please mention “American Society on Aging Conference” to receive our negotiated group rate.

Omni Shoreham Hotel

2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
Main phone: 202-234-0700
Reservations: 800-545-8700

Located in one of the most influential cities of the world, this hotel offers a resort atmosphere and a personal taste of politics, culture, art and music at its best. The four-diamond Omni Shoreham Hotel is nestled on 11 acres in picturesque Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington, DC and is only steps away from the National Zoo. 

Single/Double Room Rate: $239* (plus tax)

This negotiated group rate will be available until February 26, 2016 or until the room block is sold out. When calling for hotel reservations, please mention “American Society on Aging Conference” to receive our negotiated group rate.


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With its ideal East Coast location and extensive air and rail service, it's easy to get to Washington, DC. And, thanks to a quick, safe and efficient Metrorail subway system, friendly tour guides and broad, welcoming streets, it's also easy to navigate the nation's capital once you're here. 

Visitors can fly into one of Washington, DC's three airports – Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International (IAD) or Baltimore Washington International/ Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) - arrive by train into magnificent Union Station from other East Coast hubs, or navigate the region's network of major highways for a speedy arrival and easy conveyance downtown.

Click here for Reagan and Dulles airport information

Click here for more information on the Baltimore Washington International Airport

Ground Transportation

Taxi service is plentiful and economical in Washington, DC. Taxis operate on a zone, rather than meter, system, and by law all rates must be posted in each cab. Rates are usually $1.50 for each additional passenger. Cabs for Maryland and Virginia can take passengers from DC to locations in their respective states but not to different locations within the city. For more information, call the DC Taxicab Commission or (202) 645-6005.

The Marriott Wardman Park is easily accessible by Metro (station: Woodley Park). Metrorail and Metrobus provide the safest, cleanest and most efficient way of getting around Washington, DC and the metropolitan suburbs.


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