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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Travel and Accommodations

    Hotel Accommodations

    The L’Enfant Plaza Hotel is both the conference venue and the recommended accommodation, conveniently located at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro stop. Room rates are $239 USD for single or double occupancy plus 14.5% tax. Room block will be held until 19 April 2012. After 19 April the rooms will be released for general sale.


    To make hotel reservations, please call the hotel directly at +1.800.635.5065 or fax at +1.202.646.5060. You can also make online reservations here. A credit card or one night deposit is required to secure a room reservation within this block. Please identify yourself as an attendee of the Global Space Exploration Conference to receive the conference rate. Cancellations must be received 72 hours prior to arrival, or one night's room and tax will be assessed.


    When traveling to the nation’s capital, experience the convenience of a choice of three major airports – Reagan National (DCA), Washington Dulles (IAD), and Baltimore Washington International (BWI).  Convenient taxi service is available to DC from all airports. Reagan National (DCA) is also accessible by metro.

    • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) – Four Metro stops away from the hotel
    • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) – 27 miles
    • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) – 33 miles
    • L'Enfant Plaza Metro (subway) stop - Located below the hotel 

    Parking at the hotel is $42 for overnight (with in and out privileges), and $30 for daily parking (with no in and out privileges). 


    Download L'Enfant Plaza Hotel floor plan (PDF)

    Explore a map of the downtown DC area