The Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center offers a unique experience nestled in the middle of the Georgetown University campus. Just around the corner are the bustling shops and restaurants in the heart of Georgetown and the well-known Washington DC attractions, museums and monuments are only a short taxi or metro ride away.
The Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center offers amenities and services to suit the needs of business, family and leisure travelers. The 146 guestrooms are nicely appointed with the amenities and services expected by today's traveler. There is wireless Internet in the meeting rooms, public spaces, and guest rooms. The Georgetown Hotel is located within the university campus.
BioMed Central has secured exclusive delegate discounted rates for accommodation at the following two hotels, located very close to the conference venue.
The Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
The Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center is nestled perfectly among the stately buildings of the Georgetown University campus. The guestrooms offer a myriad of views of campus life and offer a preferred choice for business and leisure guests visiting the famous Georgetown District.
The hotel and conference center is 100% smoke free
146 guest rooms with a choice of two double beds, single king or king suite
Cable TV with CNN, HBO, ESPN
High speed internet in guest rooms
Amenities such as hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, coffee maker plus spacious desk with two line phone
Fitness center with access to Yates Field House
Holiday Inn Georgetown
This hotel is just one mile from Georgetown University and Medical Center and American and George Washington universities.
Comfort and convenience is promised at this hotel with in-room amenities which include free high-speed Internet access, 32-inch flat panel TV, business desk, lounge chair and plush double bed.
Boasting a vast array of iconic landmarks, US capital city Washington DC has sights and sounds to suit every taste.
The city is located on the banks of the Potomac River, a location chosen by George Washington, and the city’s design was largely the work of French-born city designer Pierre Charles L’Enfant, who took inspiration from plans provided to him by Thomas Jefferson of European cities including Paris, Amsterdam and Milan.
Six of the ten most popular works of architecture in the US are located in Washington DC, including the White House, the Washington National Cathedral and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
The city also boasts a thriving cultural scene, with hundreds of museums, galleries and entertainment venues, as well as professional teams in every major US sport.
Further information on Washington DC
Washington Dulles International Airport
Located 26 miles west of Washington DC and offering a full range of domestic and international flights.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Located south of the city along the Potomac River and offering a full range of domestic flights on major, regional and commuter carriers.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
Located 31.7 miles northeast of the city, BWI is notable for its variety of low-cost carriers and selection of international flights.
The DC taxi cab system is a meter system. Fares begin at $3, plus 25 cents per each additional 1/6 mile and 25 cents per minute of wait time, $1.50 per additional passenger.
Union Station in DC is home to Amtrak and multiple commuter rail services; 3.8 million Amtrak passengers travel through DC each year.
Metrorail & Metrobus
The Metro system is the nation’s third-largest (with 5 rail lines, 106 miles of track and 86 stations) and the nation’s second-most utilised transport system (carrying 206 million riders each year).
3 bus routes service 2.2 million riders each year, connecting Union Station with Georgetown, the National Mall with Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and a seasonal loop around the National Mall, priced at just $1 per ride.