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Travel and Lodging

Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22311

When making hotel reservations, please note that the program for the FY2017 DOD Briefings begins at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8 and concludes at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9.  Academy of Fellows activities, to include the Golden Eagle Dinner, take place on March 10.

The Hilton is currently sold out for the night of March 8th.  If your stay includes that night, you may not find a room via the link below.  You can be placed on a waitlist by calling Lauren Bolsover at 703-845-2618.  Please identify yourself as a SAME DOD and or Golden Eagle Dinner attendee.  If leaving a message, please state your name, arrival and departure dates and contact information.  If a room becomes available, she will let you know.

SAME has also established a courtesy block at the Courtyard Marriott Alexandria Pentagon South for $169 (approximately 1 mile from the Hilton).  Please click here to reserve your room.  The hotel will provide a shuttle to the Hilton Mark Center (please alert the front desk to your arrival and departure times).  

SAME has secured a discounted per diem rate of $169. The per diem rate includes many complimentary features including complimentary: internet in guest rooms; self-parking; and shuttle service to and from Reagan National Airport, Pentagon City Metro Station and King Street Metro Station. This special group rate is available until Tuesday, February 16, 2016 or until the room block is full, whichever comes first.  To reserve your room:

  • Go On-line (preferred method) to https://aws.passkey.com/event/14399519/owner/10925932/home
  • Individual Call In - Please contact the hotel direct at 1-800-445-8667 and tell them that you want to book a room under the SAME room block.  Once an individual reservation has been made, any changes should be made directly with the Group Reservations Department.  A credit card number or 1 night's advance deposit will be required to secure a room out of this block.  Cancelations must be received 24 hours prior to arrival or 1 night's room and tax will be assessed.

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Parking is complimentary for all attendees.

Complimentary Shuttle Service between Hilton Alexandria Mark Center and Washington Reagan National Airport and Pentagon City Mall/Pentagon City Metro Station

The Hilton Alexandria Mark Center offers a complimentary shuttle service 7 days a week from 6:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. The vans depart from the front of the Hotel every 30 minutes, on the hour and half hour, arrive at Pentagon City Mall/Metro (blue and yellow line) at approximately 10 minutes and 40 minutes after the hour, and continue on to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The last pick up at Pentagon City Mall/Metro is at approximately 10:40 p.m. The van arrives at the airport at approximately 20 minutes and 50 minutes after the hour. The shuttle picks up at Terminal A; Terminal B, door 5; and Terminal C, door 9. The last pick up at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is at approximately 10:50 p.m.

Complimentary Shuttle Service between Hilton Alexandria Mark Center and King Street Metro Station

The Hilton Alexandria Mark Center offers complimentary shuttle service to King Street in Old Town Alexandria 5 days a week from 3:15 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. The van departs from the front of the Hotel at 15 minutes past the hour. The shuttle picks up at the shelter at the King Street Metro Taxi Stand. The last pick up is at approximately 9:30p.m.

Arrival times are approximate and are affected by traffic levels.

Seating is on first come first served availability basis; we recommend being in the departure area 5 minutes early.



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