A block of sleeping rooms is currently on hold for workshop participants at the
Greenbelt Marriott Hotel.
The hotel is located at 6400 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, MD 20770. Please contact the
hotel directly at 1-800-228-9290 to make a reservation within the group block no later than
Friday, October 5, 2007. When you call, ask the reservations clerk to include you in the "NASA"
sleeping room block in order to receive the group rate of $188.00 per night + tax.
Provide the reservations clerk with your full name, credit card number, and expiration date to
cover the cost of your room. Lodging for one night will automatically post to your credit card
account as a deposit to secure your reservation. Cancellations must be made 72 hours in
advance prior to your arrival date to be fully refunded by the hotel for your deposit.
All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit and guaranteed with a major
credit card. The hotel will not hold any reservation unless secured by the prescribed method.
Sleeping rooms have been blocked for PATM participants according to the following schedule:
For participants attending only the PATM workshop, check in is on Monday, November 5, 4:00 p.m.; check-out is on Wednesday, November 7, at
12:00 noon. Those attending VEXAG or OPAG or both should check with the information for those meetings.
Reservations by attendees must be received by the hotel on or before Friday, October 5,
2007. After this date, the hotel will release all unreserved rooms for general sale to the public at
market rates, and determine whether or not it can accept reservations based on a space-and-rate
available basis at the group rate.
For your convenience and to ensure that your office and family can contact you, the hotel's phone
number is (301) 441-3700. The guest fax number is (301) 441-3995.
LOCAL AIRPORTS (Please Note: All cab estimates given below are for one-way travel.)
Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI): The Baltimore Washington International
airport is most convenient to the workshop site, as it is located about 21 miles from the Greenbelt
Marriott. The cost of a taxi is approximately $25.00 one way; shuttle service is $20.00 for the first
person/$10.00 per additional passenger. Travel time is about 30 minutes by car in low-congestion
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): Located about 22 miles from the
Greenbelt Marriott Hotel and generally costs $35.00$40.00 by taxi. Travel time is about 45 minutes by
car in low-congestion traffic.
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD): Located about 35 miles from the hotel. Offers
more nonstop flights from west coast locations. Transportation is available via Washington Flyer
cab service (costs $50.00$60.00); shuttle service is about $25.00 for the first passenger/$10.00 per
additional passenger. Travel time is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour by car in low-congestion
Visit the following websites for more information about these airports:
DCA and IAD Airports
METRO (Subway System)
The Metro is highly regarded by local residents as clean and safe as
well as user friendly to
visitors. From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, take the
Green line in the direction
of "Greenbelt." Exit the Metro at the "Greenbelt" metro station to get
to the hotel.
To better assist you in using the subway system;
refer to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website at
COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE
The hotel offers complimentary shuttle bus service within a three-mile radius of the hotel. You may
schedule a pick-up from the Greenbelt Metro station by contacting the front desk at (301) 441-3700.
Please wait for the driver under the signage marked "Kiss-N-Ride" located near the parking
lot and taxi cab stand.
The hotel shuttle operates hourly from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.
MEAL ARRANGEMENTS AND REFRESHMENTS
A meeting package for meals will be provided daily, which includes breakfast, lunch,
and an afternoon refreshment break. Dinner will not be served. However, a list of local restaurant
establishments will be provided at the Event Registration table. Refreshments and lunch will be
provided to all participants; government participants, please do not seek reimbursement from
your agency or institution.
GOVERNMENT TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS AND REIMBURSEMENTS
Travel arrangements and reimbursements for this workshop will not be covered by NRESS, but
by your respective agency or institution per approval.