The Administration for Children and Families presents NRCEC 2018, National Research Conference on Early Childhood. June 25 - 27, 2018 at Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, VA.
June 25 - 27, 2018, Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA

Hotel & Travel

Hotel Information

ACF’s NRCEC 2018 will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, VA on Monday, June 25 – Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The opening session for the conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 25 and the conference will conclude at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27. The hotel’s central location provides easy access to local transportation, airports, and train stations, as well as the city's many attractions.

Hotel Address
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (703) 920-3230

Hotel Reservations

For your convenience‚ a block of rooms has been reserved at a discounted rate for attendees of ACF’s NRCEC. The discounted room rate at the hotel is $242 per night (single or double occupancy)‚ plus applicable state and local taxes which are currently 13%. To receive this discounted rate, attendees must make reservations with the hotel by Wednesday‚ June 1‚ 2018. After June 1‚ reservations will be accepted on a space available basis and may be at a significantly higher rate.

To make hotel reservations, participants can contact the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel by phone at (888) 236-2427. Use the group name "NRCEC18” when making your reservations to receive the discounted room rate. Additionally, reservations can be made through the hotel’s online reservation system. The group code for the discounted conference room rate automatically will be applied when you make your reservation online through the link provided above.

You will be asked to provide a valid credit card number at the time of reservation to hold your sleeping room. Please use this opportunity to express your room and bedding preferences. The hotel will assign specific room types upon check-in‚ based on availability. Upon check-in you will be required to present a valid credit card to cover your accommodations and incidental charges during your stay.

Check-in time at the hotel is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 noon. Should you arrive early‚ the hotel will make every attempt to accommodate your check-in. However‚ if there are no rooms available upon your early arrival‚ your luggage will be stored until your room is ready.

Travel Information

ARRIVING BY AIR

Washington, DC’s three major airports are Reagan National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). All are full-service airports offering an array of amenities.

From Ronald Reagan National Airport

COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE SERVICE – Complimentary shuttle service is available to the hotel from Reagan National Airport only. To schedule shuttle service, please contact the hotel at (703) 920-3230.

SUPER SHUTTLE – Advance reservations are not required. Super Shuttles are located at Ground Transportation. A Super Shuttle representative is onsite during regular business hours. After hours, call (800) 258-3826. Cost: $15 per person, one-way.

DC METRO - Take the Blue or Yellow Line to the Crystal City Metro stop. Follow the signs to the lobby of the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel. Cost: up to $3.10, per person, one-way. DC Metro fare is subject to change.

TAXI - Taxis are available outside the airport terminals. The Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel is located approximately 2 miles from the airport. Cost: $10 to $13, one-way.

From Dulles International Airport

SUPER SHUTTLE – Advance reservations are not required. Super Shuttle stops are located on the Ground Transportation level roadway outside the Main Terminal at Dulles International Airport. Shuttles operate on demand. Cost: $30, per person, one-way.

TAXI – Taxis are available on the lower level of the Main Terminal. Wheelchair-accessible minibuses are available. The Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel is located approximately 27 miles from the airport. Cost: $50 to $60, one-way.

5A BUS and DC METRO – The 5A bus is accessible from Curb 2E at Dulles International Airport. Take the 5A bus to the Rosslyn Metro Station and take the Blue Line to the Crystal City Metro stop. Follow the signs to the lobby of the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel. Cost (5A bus): $7.50 per person, one-way. For more information, download the 5A bus schedule and information pamphlet. Cost (Metro): up to $3.10, per person, one-way. DC Metro fare is subject to change.

SILVER LINE EXPRESS BUS and DC METRO – The Silver Line Express Bus is accessible from Arrivals Level Door 4 at Dulles International Airport. Take the Silver Line Express bus to the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station and take the Silver Line to the Rosslyn Metro Station. Transfer to the Blue Line to the Crystal City Metro stop. Follow the signs to the lobby of the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel. Cost (Silver Line Express Bus): up to $5.00 per person, one-way. For more information, visit the Silver Line Express Bus to Metrorail webpage. Cost (Metro): up to $3.85, per person, one-way. DC Metro fare is subject to change.

From Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

SUPER SHUTTLE – Advance reservations are not required. Super Shuttle is located at Ground Transportation. Advance reservations are not required. Cost: $59, per person, one-way.

TAXI – Taxis are located outside of baggage claim. The Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel is 37 miles from the airport. Cost: $90 to $100, one-way.

ARRIVING BY RAIL

Washington Union Station is served by 8 different train routes that run to and from the north, south and west. To make Amtrak reservations, call (800) USA-RAIL or visit Amtrak.

DC Metro from Washington Union Station

Take the Red line to the Yellow line. Take the Yellow line to the Crystal City Metro stop. Follow the signs and you will see an entrance to the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel from the station. Cost: up to $2.75, per person, one-way. DC Metro fare is subject to change.

ARRIVING BY METRO

Take the Blue or Yellow line to the Crystal City Metro stop. Follow the signs and you will see an entrance to the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel from the station.

ARRIVING BY AUTOMOBILE

For driving directions, please use the map below or this link: Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Valet and self-service parking is available for guests and visitors of the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel. Valet parking includes in-and-out privileges, and costs $34 daily. Self-parking is $15 for up to 3 hours, and anything over 3 hours is $29 daily. Parking at the hotel is based on availability, and the maximum height is 6’3”. There are also numerous nearby parking garages to accommodate overflow parking.