Conference Attendee Information: Washington, D.C.

If you are coming in from out of town to attend a conference or event at RAND's Washington Office, this page provides information on nearby hotels, entertainment, restaurants, and transportation options.

Nearby Hotels

Ritz Carlton Pentagon City
366 rooms, 18 floors
0.0 miles from RAND

Residence Inn (Marriott) Pentagon City
299 rooms, 17 floors
0.3 miles from RAND

Doubletree Crystal City National
633 rooms, 14 floors
0.4 miles from RAND

Embassy Suites Crystal City
267 rooms, 11 floors
0.5 miles from RAND

Marriott Crystal Gateway
697 rooms, 17 floors
0.5 miles from RAND

Crowne Plaza National Airport
319 rooms, 12 floors
0.5 miles from RAND

Marriott Crystal City National
340 rooms, 11 floors
0.5 miles from RAND

Sheraton Crystal City Hotel
211 rooms, 16 floors
0.6 miles from RAND

Days Inn Crystal City
247 rooms, 2 floors
0.7 miles from RAND

Sheraton National Hotel
393 rooms, 16 floors
0.7 miles from RAND

Please check hotel websites for room rates.

Area Entertainment

The Washington Post Going Out Guide reviews restaurants, galleries, and entertainment options in the D.C. area.

Area Restaurants

Zagat.com reviews restaurants in the D.C. area.

Transportation Options

RAND's Washington Office is located near three airports:

  • Reagan/Washington National (DCA) — 3.6 miles
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD) — 25.5 miles
  • Baltimore/Washington Int'l Airport (BWI) — 36 miles

From DCA you can take the Metro Blue or Yellow Line to Pentagon City stop. You can find information on Washington's Metro (subway) from the WMATA website.

Local cab companies include:

  • Red Top Cab (703) 522-3333
  • Washington Flyer Taxi (703) 528-4440

More specific driving directions and maps are also available.