Hotel & Travel

Welcome to National Harbor!

National Harbor boasts 350 premium acres along the shimmering Potomac River, more than 160 enticing shops, 40 delicious restaurants and eight spectacular hotels with views of downtown D.C. and Old Town Alexandria, Va. And it’s all just a 15-minute drive or water taxi ride from the heart of the nation’s capital. There is more to do in  national Harbor and the Washington, D.C., area than can be done in one visit. For information on everything to do in National Harbor, go to www.VisitNationalHarbor.com. For sightseeing information for Washington, D.C., visit www.washington.org.

Accommodations

The official headquarters hotel and exclusive location for AWCI’s Convention & Intex Expo is the Gaylord National Harbor Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, Md. AWCI and Intex Expo attendees are extended special a single or double occupancy group rate of $242 plus 18 percent tax per night. Please note: AWCI group rates include the hotel resort fee.

The included resort fee provides several amenities that include National Harbor bus transportation to a number of locations throughout National Harbor, including the MGM National Harbor Hotel & Casino, a daily credit for dry cleaning in the amount of $10, limited local and domestic long-distance telephone calls, high-speed internet access, daily newspaper available at Key Provisions, two bottles of Aquafina water per room per day, Fitness Center and pool complimentary access, and a coupon book with a valued savings of over $100.

Wednesday, March 27, is the cut-off date for room reservations, or earlier if the block of rooms sells out sooner. Reserve your room early online at Passkey.com. For questions regarding your reservation, call (877) 491-0468. Mention the AWCI Convention and Intex Expo 19 for group rates and information. When making your hotel reservation online, the room type will be shown as a Deluxe Guest Room. In the reservation under “Special Request” indicate your king bed or double queen bed preference.

Please ensure cancellations are made at least 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date in order to not be charged one night’s room and tax. If you depart earlier than your booked departure date, the hotel will charge a one night room and tax penalty. All guaranteed reservations that fail to arrive on the scheduled arrival date will be considered no-shows, and a charge of one night’s room will be posted to the credit card on file.

Residence Inn by Marriott National Harbor also has AWCI hotel rooms available. The Residence Inn is located directly across the street from the Gaylord National Harbor and the rates are the same, $242 per night single or double plus 18 percent tax. The advantage to booking your room at the Residence Inn is that all rooms are mini suites with a refrigerator and kitchenette. The group rate includes free high-speed internet, complimentary breakfast and free Fitness Center.

Wednesday, March 27, is the cut-off date for room reservations, or earlier if the block of rooms sells out sooner. Reserve your room early online at Marriott.com. For questions regarding your reservation, call (800) 331.3131. Mention AWCI Room Block for group rates and information.

Please ensure cancellations are made at least 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date in order to not be charged one night’s room and tax. If you depart earlier than your booked departure date, the hotel will charge a one night room and tax penalty. All guaranteed reservations that fail to arrive on the scheduled arrival date will be considered no-shows, and a charge of one night’s room will be posted to the credit card on file.

Beware any outside calls, emails or faxes you may receive for “discounted” rates for National Harbor or area hotels. AWCI does not use a housing company for room reservations. These calls are often scams that could result in your credit card information being compromised and no hotel room reserved.

Getting There and Ground Transportation

These are the three closest airports to National Harbor:

Reagan National Airport (DCA) 8 miles Uber X: $25
Taxi: $40
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) 35 miles Uber X: $65
Taxi: $105
Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) 38 miles Uber X: $65
Taxi: $105

Parking rates at Gaylord National Harbor are currently $14 hourly, $30 daily. Valet parking is $49 per day. These rates are for both daily visitors and overnight guests.

Transportation within National Harbor

The National Harbor Circulator bus, National Harbor’s newest mode of transportation, circulates between the area’s hot spots, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Hours of Operation
• Sunday–Thursday: 11 a.m.—10 p.m.
• Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m.—1 a.m.

Stops
• Downtown National Harbor (St. George Boulevard & Waterfront Street bus shelters)
• Gaylord National
• Tanger Outlets (by the merchant wall on Oxon Hill Road)
• MGM National Harbor (on Monument Drive)

Cost
An all-day pass is $5. Cash, credit card and pre-purchased vouchers accepted. If you are an overnight guest at Gaylord National Harbor, the shuttle bus is free.

Call (703) 478.0911 for details and the latest schedule.