The Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA, 22314
A room block has been reserved at The Westin Alexandria from April 29 – May 2, 2018. While the deadline to get the group rate has expired, if you book a room at the hotel under your name, NSF will still get credit for the booking (which helps to defray some of the event costs). For online reservations, please click here.
If you have difficulties with your reservation, please contact us via email at: LFWorkshop@nsf.gov.
Airport and Parking
The workshop venue, the Westin Alexandria, is just minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), and within two hours of Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI).
From Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA)
Metrorail: The blue and yellow metro lines will take you from the airport to a metro station within walking distance of the venue. Travel time is just about 20-25 minutes, and fees vary by time of day. For hours and more information, call (202) 637-7000.
SuperShuttle: Arrange a shuttle to the venue for quick and easy transportation. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (800) 258-3826. The cost is $21 for one passenger and $10 for each additional passenger.
Alexandria Yellow Cab: Transportation by taxi to the venue takes just about 15 minutes, is available 24 hours and costs approximately $20. Catch a cab at the airport or reserve one in advance by calling (703) 549-2500.
Parking options are available within a 3 block radius.
Hotel Shuttle: The venue provides complimentary shuttle for overnight guests that operates within a 2 mile radius of the hotel and provides transportation to the King Street Metrorail station, the Alexandria Amtrak station and the shops, restaurants, and attractions in historic Old Town. The shuttle is available daily from 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM. For more information, call The Westin Alexandria at (703) 253-8600.
King Street Trolley: The city of Alexandria offers a free trolley along King Street from the King Street Metrorail station to the waterfront. The trolley runs daily from 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM every 20 minutes. Metrorail: The King Street Metrorail station is located just 3 blocks from our Alexandria hotel and provides easy access to Washington D.C. and the surrounding area. Fares are based on travel distance and vary by day. For more information, call (202) 637-7000.
Potomac Riverboat Company Water Taxi: The water taxi is a unique and exciting way to travel to the National Harbor, Georgetown, and Mount Vernon from our Alexandria hotel. Water taxis depart from the Alexandria waterfront at the end of King Street. Hours vary by season and fees range from $8 to $16 each way. For more information, call (703) 684-0580.