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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Travel and Accommodations

    Travel and Accommodations

    Hotel Information

    AIAA has made arrangements for a block of rooms at the:

    Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
    201 Waterfront Street
    National Harbor, MD 20745

    Room rates are $199 for a standard room (single or double occupancy) includes non-negotiable $10 amenities fee* (applied at checkout). Applicable taxes will apply. Book your rooms early! These rooms will be held for AIAA until 2 January 2014 or until the room block is full, then released for use by the general public. Reserve a room >

    There are also a small number of federal government per diem rooms available. If you reserve a government room you will need to present a government ID upon check-in.  Reserve a room >

    *The Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center has a $10 per day plus tax, per room amenities fee that is included in the rate stated above. This fee includes:

    • Wireless internet access in each guestroom and throughout the hotel public space (not including the convention center and meeting rooms)
    • Local phone calls up to 20 minutes ($.10/minute thereafter)
    • Toll-free and credit card calls up to 20 minutes ($.10/minute) thereafter
    • Bottled water (2 per room, per day)
    • Access to the resort’s state-of-the-art Fitness Center



    Gaylord National is just a 15-minute drive from Reagan National Airport (DCA) and within a 45-minute drive from Dulles (IAD) and Baltimore Washington International Airports (BWI). Shuttle service and car service are available from either airport to the hotel. For a unique day trip, take a water taxi across the Potomac to historic Old Town Alexandria. Driving directions.



    Parking at Gaylord National Resort is $22 per day for overnight self-parking and $32 per day for overnight valet parking. Guests with a handicapped placard or license plate may use designated handicapped valet parking places for the self-parking price. Parking breakdown is as follows:


    Self Parking:

    0-1 Hour | $6.00*
    1-2 Hours | $12.00*
    2-24 Hours | $22.00*
    Overnight Rate | $22.00*


    Valet Parking:

    0-3 Hours | $20.00*
    3-24 Hours | $32.00*
    Overnight | $32.00*

    *All rates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm pricing (301-965-4000)


    Up to 3 hours of complimentary Self-Parking* is available for guests who dine at Gaylord National's Old Hickory Steakhouse or Pienza. For more information, please call (301) 965-4000.

    *Guests must purchase a full meal at the restaurant and request the validation from the server prior to departing. This offer not available for Valet Parking, Overnight Parking or at any of the nearby National Harbor public parking garages. Not available at National Pastime Sports Bar & Grill. Up to one complimentary 3-Hour Self-Parking validation available per person.