Crystal Gateway Marriot – Conference Hotel and Venue

DEADLINE: June 17 was the last day for the discounted rooms

Dates and times of the meeting:
1pm, Sunday 7 July – 1pm, Thursday 11 July, 2013

ISMSC could pay your stay at the Crystal Gateway Marriott.  
Reserve your room at the Crystal Gateway Marriot and your name will automatically be entered into a random drawing to have your hotel bill paid by ISMSC! Each room night reserved equals 1 chance to win. If you reserve a room Sunday - Thursday, your name will be entered 4 times! The lucky winners will be announced on Wednesday evening during the Banquet Dinner.


Participants are strongly encouraged to stay at the Crystal Gateway Marriott.  
By filling our room block obligation at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, ISMSC will avoid a hotel surcharge which allow
s the organizers to keep fees reasonable for ISMSC-8 and future ISMSCs.  Our room block begins on Sunday and ends on Thursday (checking in on 7/7 and checking out on 7/11. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated

Use this link to the discounted rooms for the ISMSC-8 (July 7–11) and this link for the normal hotel reservations to book rooms either side of the conference dates.

Please note:
If you are attempting to make your reservation on-line, including nights outside of the block, and there aren’t rooms available, please revise your dates to July 7-11 and then access the hotel website to reserve the other nights you need to stay at the hotel.



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Airport Information
This information is based on the website provided by the hotel and includes a little more detail for our international participants. The hotel website is located here.

1. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, DCA, is conveniently located nearby (2 miles).
There are three options for transportation to the hotel from the airport: Hotel shuttle that circulates every 20 minutes, one stop on the Metro/Subway, or a short taxi.

2. Washington Dulles International Airport, IAD (27 miles)
Suggested transportation to the hotel is using a shuttle service, Washington Flyer. Estimated cost is $45 USD. Please use the
website to reserve a seat.

3. Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, BWI (37 miles)
Suggested transportation to the hotel is using a shuttle service, Super Shuttle. Estimated cost is $51 USD. Please use the
website to reserve a seat.

Access to the Hotel
For detailed information, please see the website maintained by the Crystal Gateway Marriot.


Transport Around the Arlington and DC Area
Nearby Metro Stop into DC

Washington DC Metro Information