Hotel and Travel

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The 2018 AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference will take place at the

Renaissance Washington DC Hotel

999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001


AMWA has secured a discounted room block at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel, please note to receive the discounted rate and AMWA benefits, you must book through the AMWA hotel block.


Rate: $189.00

Tax: 14.50% per night


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Cutoff date for discount: October 5, 2018


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Located in the heart of Washington, DC, the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is walking distance from restaurants, museums, galleries, and other unique attractions. Known for its history and culture, DC boasts distinctive dining options, Smithsonian Museums, national monuments, and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to be at the center of it all.  


Travel Information

There are three major airports and Amtrak in the DC Metro Area.


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Hotel direction: 5 miles NE

  • Alternate transportation: Subway (Metro): [Yellow line] GALLERY PLACE; fee: 2.5 USD (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: 19 USD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: 10 USD (one way)


Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Hotel direction: 27.8 miles SE

  • Alternate transportation: Subway (Metro): GALLERY PLACE-CHINATOWN; fee: 9 USD (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: 55 USD (one way)


Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

Hotel direction: 34 miles SW

  • Alternate transportation: Amtrak to Union Station; (Metro) [red] to hotel; fee: 35 USD (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: 65 USD (one way)


Amtrak Washington DC

Hotel direction: 1.5 miles E

  • Alternate transportation: Subway (Metro): [Yellow line] GALLERY PLACE; fee: 2.5 USD (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: 10 USD (one way)


Parking (onsite)

Self Parking Fees              $35.00  

Valet Parking Fees           $53.00

Street parking and parking garages

Your two best bets for easy/economical parking in DC are parking garages and street parking. If you choose to park, there are several resources to help you explore the best options.


Visit goDCgo before you arrive to read up on parking options in DC. You can also download ParkWhiz or SpotHero on your phone to find a spot for your vehicle around town.


There are many privately owned garages that will cost you roughly $10 to $30 or more, depending on how many hours you are parked. Check out garages and compare prices online.


Location Information


Experience the excitement of the nation's capital with a visit to our hotel. Perfectly located, the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is an extraordinary destination for business and leisure travel. You'll find us in the heart of the city, moments away from legendary landmarks including the White House and the National Mall featuring over 7 FREE museums all within walking distance. You are also a 20 minute metro ride to the National Zoo and much more. Discover more online.

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American Medical Writers Association
30 West Gude Drive, Suite 525
Rockville, MD 20850-4347

phone:  240. 238. 0940
fax:        301. 294. 9006

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