Reducing The Impact Of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): Opportunities For Randomized Clinical Trials
 - July 19–20, 2011 - Natcher Conference Center
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HOTEL INFORMATION

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Bethesda Marriott Hotel
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 897-9400 OR (800) 266-9432
Website:  http://www.bethesdamarriott.com Exit Disclaimer
(More hotel information can be obtained from this Website.)

A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the hotel for arrival on Monday, July 18, 2011, and departure on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. To make a reservation, call (800) 266-9432 and mention the CKD Workshop Room Block to obtain the government rate. You may also make your reservation online:
https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=3371671 Exit Disclaimer.
The government rate will only be available until Thursday, July 14th, so please make your reservations as soon as possible. Please note that reservations must be cancelled no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled arrival date or you will be charged for 1 night’s room and tax. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and check-out time is 12:00 p.m.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From Points North and East:
Take I-95 South to I-495 West (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring. Follow I-495 West for 9 miles to Exit 34 (Bethesda/Wisconsin Avenue). Follow signs for Route 355 South and stay in the right lane. Turn right at the light onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.

From Points North and West:
Take I-270 South to I-495 East (Capital Beltway) toward Washington, DC. Stay in one of the three left lanes. Follow signs for Route 355 South, a left-lane exit, onto Wisconsin Avenue. Follow signs for Route 355 South and stay in the right lane. Turn right at the light onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.

From Points South:
Take I-95 North to I-495 (Capital Beltway) toward Tyson’s Corner/Rockville. Follow I-495 for 20 miles.  Take Exit 34 (Bethesda/Wisconsin Avenue). Follow signs for Route 355 South and stay in the right lane.  Turn right at the light onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI):
Take the Route 195 connector to I-95 South. Take I-95 South to I-495 West (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring. Follow I-495 West for 9 miles to Exit 34 (Bethesda/Wisconsin Avenue). Follow signs for Route 355 South and stay in the right lane. Turn right at the light onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.

From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD):
Take the Dulles Airport Access Road for approximately 13 miles to Exit 18. Move to the right on the Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) and take Exit 18. Stay left on the ramp for Bethesda/Baltimore, and proceed toward Bethesda (I-495). Continue approximately 9 miles on I-495. Stay on I-495 at the I-495/
I-270 split (bear right). Take Exit 34 (Wisconsin Avenue South/Route 355) toward Bethesda. Follow Wisconsin Avenue to the first traffic light and turn right onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA):
Take the George Washington Parkway North for 12 miles to I-495 (Capital Beltway) toward Maryland.  Take Exit 34 (Bethesda/Wisconsin Avenue). Follow signs for Route 355 South and stay in the right lane.  Turn right at the light onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.

METRORAIL

The Metro system operates from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Monday through Thursday; 5:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. on Friday; 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. on Saturdays; and 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Sundays. Each passenger must buy a farecard to travel in the system.  Guides for purchasing farecards are posted on the vending machines in each station. Each Metro car features a complete color-coded map of the system. Station attendants on duty at each station can provide additional information on request. A map of the system is available at:  http://www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfmExit Disclaimer

From Union Station or downtown Washington (main Metro Lines into the city converge at Metro Center Station and Gallery Place Station), take the Metro Red Line toward Shady Grove. Exit at the Medical Center Station. The hotel has a shuttle that runs every half hour. Please notify hotel of the pick-up request at the number above.

SHUTTLES

SuperShuttle offers service to most hotels from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The shuttle leaves on an as-needed basis between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. During other times, arrangements for a shuttle can be made by calling (800) 258-3826 from the airport, or by visiting their Web site at http://supershuttle.comExit Disclaimer

Hotel Shuttle to NIH Campus:  The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to the NIH Campus that runs every half-hour starting at 6:30 a.m. The shuttle has limited seating and is first-come, first-serve.

TAXIS

The taxi fare is approximately $45-$55 from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, approximately $55-$65 from Washington Dulles International Airport, and approximately $65-$75 from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Fares may differ during peak travel hours.

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