Getting To The Symposium
Your destination is the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, N.W., in Washington, D.C. 20008 - (202) 234-0700, www.omnihotels.com.
The official Psychotherapy Networker dedicated travel agent for the 2010 Symposium is Travel Focus. You can reach them by phone at (800) 756-2987 (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. AMTRAK offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Washington, D.C. To book your reservation, call AMTRAK at (800) 872-7245 and mention the Convention Fare Code #X42A-976. Convention Fares can’t be booked via the Internet.
The D.C. area is served by three airports: Reagan National (DCA), Dulles International (IAD), and Baltimore Washington International (BWI). From Reagan National Airport, the taxi fare to the Omni Shoreham is approximately $25; the Super Shuttle fare is $15. From Dulles, the taxi fare is $60. The Super Shuttle ($29) is available at Ground Transportation. BWI Airport has three options; taxi fare is $90. Super Shuttle ($37) is available at Ground Transportation. To reserve the Super Shuttle, go to www.supershuttle.com, e-mail email@example.com, or phone (800) 258-3826. Also from BWI, an alternative bus service (B30) to the Greenbelt Metro station is available starting at 7:00 a.m. on weekdays and 9:45 a.m. on weekends. At the Greenbelt Metro, take the subway to Metro Center, and transfer to the Red Line train marked Shady Grove or Grosvenor, exiting at the Woodley Park/Zoo station. See further directions under Taking the Subway below.
Taking the Train
AMTRAK provides excellent service on the East Coast, and is offering a 10% discount on the lowest available fare for Symposium attendees traveling between March 22 and March 31, 2010. Make reservations by calling Amtrak at 800-872-7245 and referencing Convention Fare Code X42A-976. Discounts aren’t available for reservations made via the Internet. Take the train to Washington’s Union Station. (Baltimore residents should consider using the Marc service to Union Station.) Taxi service is available at Union Station. You can also take the Metro subway from Union Station to the Omni Shoreham, on the Red Line train marked either Grosvenor or Shady Grove, and get off at the Woodley Park/Zoo station. See further directions under Taking the Subway below.
Directions from the North: Take I-95 South to Exit 27, Route 495 West toward Silver Spring & Bethesda. Exit on Connecticut Avenue South. Go approximately 5.5 miles to the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Calvert Street and turn right onto Calvert. The Omni Shoreham Hotel is one block down on the left. Directions from the South: Follow I-95/395 North into Washington via the 14th Street Bridge. Follow 14th Street to R Street, and turn left onto R Street. Follow R Street to Connecticut Avenue, and turn right on Connecticut. At Calvert Street, turn left. The Omni Shoreham is on your left, one block down.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for directions from other points.
Valet parking only is available at the Omni Shoreham for $28 per day. Additional parking is available at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, one block west of the Omni Shoreham, for $32 per day for self-parking and $37 per day for valet parking. Please note that parking at the hotel is extremely limited, and we encourage all area residents to use the Metro subway system.
Taking the Subway
Washington’s excellent Metro subway system (Red Line) stops within a block of the Omni Shoreham, at the Woodley Park/Zoo station. As you leave the subway station, turn to the right. You then walk one block to the left. The Omni Shoreham is diagonally across that intersection, on the right. The subway system schedule is: Thursday, 5:00 a.m. to midnight; Friday, 5:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.; Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.; Sunday, 7:00 a.m. to midnight. When traveling at night, please check the last train departure times posted in the stations. Last trains leave many stations before midnight weekdays and between 2:30 and 3:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.