Meeting Hotel                      Meeting Location

The Westin Gateway-Arlington                         Virginia Tech Research Center
801 North Glebe Road                                    900 Glebe Road
Arlington, VA  22203                                      Arlington, VA
Phone: (703) 717-6200                                   Directly across N Glebe from the Hotel

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    Location – The Westin is located in the bustling Ballston area of Arlington just two blocks away from the Ballston Metro Station on the orange line and the National Science Foundation headquarters.  There are more than 20 restaurants within walking distance from the hotel.  The Ballston Common Mall is just a short walk from the hotel for shopping, movies, ice skating, and fast food. The Washington DC museums and tourist attractions are just a few stops on the orange line of the Metro.


    Please make your own travel arrangements to Arlington, VA and send the itinerary with ticket price to me. Also, please make air/ground transportation reservations as early as possible to capitalize on reduced fares. Note: federal travel restrictions apply (coach/economy only). Reagan National Airport (DCA) is the most convenient airport to Arlington, VA and is on the Metro.  The Westin is 2 1/2 blocks from the Ballston Metro.  Dulles Airport (IAD) also serves the area. 

    I will make a reservation at the Westin Gateway in your name for a November 12th check-in and November 14th checkout.  If you need to make any adjustments to your arrival or check out times, just let me know. 

    Other Considerations?
    Please let me know if you have any special needs: A/V, dietary restrictions, etc.

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)
    The Westin is just 5 miles away from Ronald Reagan National Airport.  Both the airport and hotel are easily accessable via Metro. 

    Metro: Blue Line to Rosslyn, change to Orange line (Vienna) to Ballston-MU stop.

    A one-way cab ride is about $17 and a Super Shuttle ride is $14 one way (www.supershuttle.com/).

    Dulles International Airport (IAD) 
    Travel Distance: Approximately 21.0 miles/33.8 km.  Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

    Super Shuttle
    • Fee: $38
    • Available Hours: 24 Hours
    • Travel Time: 45 Minutes
    • Contact:  (800) 258-3826 or http://www.supershuttle.com/; Reservation Required
    • Travel Time: 45 Minutes
    Driving Directions
    from east
    Take State Route 50 to Interstate 495 (Outerloop/Exit 7B). Continue on I-495 to State Route 267 (Exit 45B) which joins with Interstate 66 East. Continue on I-66 to North Fairfax Drive (Exit 71). Proceed pass the light and turn right on Vermont Avenue.

    from north
    Take Interstate 95 or Interstate 270 to Interstate 495 (Outerloop). Follow I-495 to State Route 267 (Exit 45B).SR-267 joins with Interstate 66 East. Continue on I-66 East and exit onto North Fairfax Drive (Exit 71). Proceed pass the light and turn right on Vermont Avenue.

    from west
    Take Interstate 66 and exit onto North Fairfax Drive (Exit 71). Proceed pass the light and turn right on Vermont Avenue. The hotel is 1 block further on the left.

    from south
    Take Interstate 95 North to Interstate 395.  Continue on I-395 to State Route 120 (Exit 7B/South Glebe Road).  Continue on SR-120 North for 3.2 miles, the hotel is located on the right.
     45 minutes

  • Railway Travel 
    Railway Travel

    Union Station, DC 
    Travel Distance: 6.23 miles (10.03 km) 
     Options for getting to and from the hotel include: 
     • Metro 
     • Fee: 2.60 USD 
     • Hours: Hours of operation 
     • Travel Time: 24 minutes 
     • About: Take the Red line towards Shady Grove Station, exit at Metro Center Station and transfer to Orange Line towards Vienna. Exit at Ballston MU Station on the Orange Line. The hotel is located two minutes from the Ballston MU Station. 

     • Taxi 
     • Fee: 25 USD 
     • Hours: 24 hours 
     • Travel Time: 18 minutes 

     • About: Amtrak, MARC (Maryland commuter train), and Virginia Railway Express all serve Union Station.

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