June 29 - July 1, 2010

The Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314
Ph. 703-253-8600
www.westin.com/alexandria




Hotel/Travel

Hotel

Westin Alexandria

The Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314
Ph. 703-253-8600
www.westin.com/alexandria

Reservations

We encourage you to reserve a room in our room block as it helps us to reduce the cost of the meeting.

Complimentary internet access is included in the room rate during the Peer Review dates.

Please call the hotel directly to make your reservations at 703-253-8600, or make reservations online.

  • Group Name: DOE Advanced Cables and Conductors
  • Group Rate: $226 plus tax (Meets government per diem rate)
  • Cut-off Date: June 17, 2010

Travel

Airport

Reagan National Airport (DCA)
The hotel is approximately five miles from Reagan National Airport. The Washington, DC Metrorail system is accessible from the airport (King Street Metro station is 2 stops from the airport on the Yellow or Blue Line).

Metro

The hotel is three and a half blocks from the King Street Metro (Yellow and Blue Lines) and Amtrak station. The Westin offers shuttle transportation from the metro on the hour and half hour. It is necessary to call the hotel to tell them you need to be picked up. Call 703-253-8600. You can call for an unscheduled pickup and accommodation will be made if possible.

Ground Transportation

Taxi cabs are readily available.

Distances

  • National airport: 5 miles, metro access, 2 stops from the airport on the Yellow or Blue Line
  • Downtown DC: 8 miles, metro access

Driving Directions

Parking

Parking at the hotel is limited. Hotel attendants can provide guests directions ot the nearest available parking if the Hotel lot is full.

  • Valet parking for the day: $10.00
  • Valet overnight parking: $24.00

Metro

King St. Metro Station (0.5 miles, 8 minutes walking)
This station services the blue and yellow lines.
Directions/Details

Hotel Shuttle

The Westin Alexandria provides a shuttle that operates from 7:00am-10:00pm. Shuttle services are available upon request.
More Information

Local Attractions

Historic Alexandria

The Westin Alexandria is located within the historic surroundings of Alexandria, Virginia, very near the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Courthouse. King Street, the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria is within walking distance of the hotel and also accessible by hotel shuttle. Historic King Street, with its brick sidewalks and historic buildings is a busy area with shops, restaurants and points of interest.

National Harbor

Take the water taxi to National Harbor across the Potomac River from Alexandria. This new development offers dining, shops, hotels and great views!

Other Attractions

Historic Mount Vernon (George Washington's Home)
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy.
Mount Vernon VA 22121
703-780-2000
www.mountvernon.org
Located 9 miles from the hotel

Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St
Alexandria VA 22314
703-838-4565
www.torpedofactory.org
Located 1.5 miles from the hotel

Alexandria Visitors Center - Ramsay House (Location for all Walking Tours)
221 King St.
Alexandria VA 22314
703-838-5005
www.visitalexandriava.com
Located 1.5 miles from the hotel

George Washington Masonic Memorial
101 Callahan Dr.
Alexandria VA
703-683-2007
www.gwmemorial.org
Located 5 blocks from the hotel

Gadsby’s Tavern & Restaurant
134 N. Royal St
Alexandria VA 22314
703-838-4242
www.gadsbystavern.org
Located 2 miles from the hotel

U.S. Patten & Tradmark Office Museum
600 Dulany St.
Alexandria VA 22314
571-272-0095
www.invent.org
Located 2 blocks away from the hotel

Little Theatre of Alexandria
600 Wolfe St.
Alexandria VA 22314
703-683-0496
www.thelittletheatre.com
Located 1 mile from the hotel