Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel
One Bethesda Metro Center
7400 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
P: (301) 657-1234 or (800) 233-1234
F: (301) 657-6453
(More hotel information can be obtained from this website.)
Travel arrangements are your own responsibility, but you should know that three airports (listed below) serve the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Please make your own air or rail reservations.
Should you decide to extend your stay to take advantage of lower fares, DC-area attractions are only a short distance away from the host hotel.
Hotel and travel information is listed below.
A limited number of sleeping rooms for conference participants has been reserved at the host hotel, Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel. The rate is the prevailing government rate of $207 per night for single and double occupancy plus tax (13%). To reserve a hotel room at the group rate, call reservations at (888) 421-1442 and identify yourself as a member of the NIDDK New PIs Workshopor book online at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/NewPiWorkshop. THE ROOM BLOCK WILL BE IN EFFECT AT THE GOVERNMENT RATE ONLY UNTIL WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010, OR UNTIL FULL, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST. ANY ROOM RESERVATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THAT DATE WILL BE ACCEPTED ON A SPACE-AND-RATE AVAILABILITY BASIS. Reservations should be made for arrival on November 7 with departure on November 9. If you require alternate dates, please send an email to John Hare at email@example.com. Any alternate date requests will need to be approved through NIDDK.
Please be certain that the hotel provides you with a confirmation number for your reservation. After October 6, 2010, the official room block will be released, and the hotel may charge significantly higher rates and may be sold out. When making a reservation, please provide your room and bedding preferences. The hotel will assign specific room types at check-in, based on availability. Please be advised that requests are not guaranteed. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m., and check-out time is 12:00 p.m. If you need to cancel your reservation, please do so by 3:00 p.m. the day prior to arrival or you will be charged a no-show fee for 1 night on your credit card.
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. The hotel is on the right in 2 miles.
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. The hotel is on the right in 2 miles.
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). The hotel is on the right in 2 miles.
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. The hotel is on the right in 2 miles.
From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD):
Take the Dulles 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. The hotel is on the right in 2 miles.
From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA):
Take the George Washington Parkway North for 12 miles to I-495 toward Maryland (Capital Beltway). Take Exit 34 (Bethesda/Wisconsin Avenue). The hotel is on the right in 2 miles.
The Metro system is clean and reliable. It operates from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Monday through Thursday; 5:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. on Fridays; 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 purchase a farecard to travel in the system. Instructions 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.
From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, a cost-effective way to travel to the hotel is by using the Metrorail system. A map of the system is available at: http://www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfm.
From the Airport station, take the Yellow Line toward Mt. Vernon Square or Fort Totten. At the Gallery/Chinatown stop, transfer to the Red Line toward Shady Grove or Grosvenor. Get off at the Bethesda Station, which is at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel.
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 1-800-258-3826 from the airport, or by visiting their website at http://supershuttle.com.
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.
The Hyatt Regency Bethesda offers the convenience of garage parking right below the hotel.
Self Parking is $15 Sunday to Thursday nights and $12 Friday and Saturday nights.
Daily Parking Rates are as follows:
$5 for up to 1 hour
$9 for up to 3 hours
$10 full day flat rate