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Google Map screenshot of the location of the Capital Hilton

Capital Hilton

1001 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

BOOK YOUR ROOM: Access the Better Buildings room block for a rate of $258/night, plus applicable taxes. The room block closes March 11, 2024 - the room block may sell out quickly, book now to secure your room.

Hotel Parking Info: Parking at the hotel is $59 for overnight, valet parking. There is no self-parking at the hotel. There are additional garages in the area that offer daily parking at varying rates.


 

TRAVEL ASSISTANCE

Travel assistance may be available upon request for representatives from K-12 school districts and energy/sustainability offices within a state or local government. You can request travel assistance (amount based on location*) when registering for the event.

 

LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST

The Capital Hilton is located in the heart of the nation's capital in downtown Washington, D.C., and is minutes away from many iconic sites, including world-famous monuments and museums, as well as many dining opportunities and local shops in nearby Georgetown and Capitol Hill. To name a few:

 The National Mall and monuments • Smithsonian museums • White House • U.S. Capitol • Holocaust Museum • National Archives • Eastern Market • Kennedy Center • George Washington University • Georgetown University • National Zoo • Tidal Basin • Embassy Row • Historic U Street Corridor • National Gallery • Arlington National Cemetery • Pentagon • Old Town Alexandria

 

TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

RONALD REAGAN - WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT (DCA)

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located approximately five miles from downtown Washington, DC and is accessible by Metrorail.

Metrorail directions from Reagan Airport (a 35-minute ride):

  • Terminal 1: Exit the terminal to the streetside curb, and board any “Airport Shuttle” bus. At the stops for Terminal 2 or North/South Parking 1 & 2, you can access an enclosed bridge that connects to the Metrorail station. 
  • Terminal 2: Use either of two enclosed pedestrian bridges on the concourse level which connect directly to the station.
  • Take the Blue Line (direction Largo). Arrive at McPherson Square Metro Station. Exit station at Vermont Avenue – White House to walk to the hotel (the hotel is approximately .2 miles from the metro station).
  • The walk from the metro station to the hotel is approximately 0.2 miles. Walk approximately 1 block N on 15th Street NW. Turn left on K Street NW. Walk approximately 1 block west on K Street NW. Turn right on 16th Street NW. Walk approximately 1 block north on 16th street NW to the hotel (1001 16th Street NW, Washington, DC).
DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (IAD)

Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located approximately twenty-five miles from the DC metro area, and offers Metrorail service to downtown Washington, DC.

Metrorail directions from Dulles Airport (a 75-minute ride):

  • The Metrorail station at Dulles is connected to the main terminal by an indoor pedestrian tunnel with moving sidewalks. Signs guide customers to the tunnel.
  • Take the Silver Line (direction Largo). Arrive at McPherson Square Metro Station. Exit station at Vermont Avenue – White House to walk to the hotel (the hotel is approximately .2 miles from the metro station).
  • The walk from the metro station to the hotel is approximately 0.2 miles. Walk approximately 1 block N on 15th Street NW. Turn left on K Street NW. Walk approximately 1 block west on K Street NW. Turn right on 16th Street NW. Walk approximately 1 block north on 16th street NW to the hotel (1001 16th Street NW, Washington, DC).
BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

In addition to the Reagan National and Dulles airports, Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) is also in the DC metro area. Please note that BWI is approximately thirty miles from the hotel and does not offer Metrorail service to downtown Washington, DC.

WASHINGTON D.C. METRO

  • The hotel is a two (2) block walk from the Farragut North Metro Station. 
  • For additional information on how to plan your metro trip and estimate fares, click here.

RAILWAY INFORMATION: UNION STATION

  • Taxi from Union Station to the Capital Hilton is approx. $10 - $15.
  • Depart from the Union Station Metro Station (Red line) and remain on the Red line until the Farragut North Metro Station stop.