and Travel Information
Hotel Discount Reservation Deadline
Thursday, July 29, 1999
USENIX has negotiated special rates for attendees at the JW Marriott
Hotel. Contact the hotel directly to make your reservation. You must
mention USENIX to get the special rate. A one-night room deposit must
be guaranteed to a major credit card.
To cancel your reservation, you must notify the hotel at least 24
hours before your planned arrival date.
JW Marriott Hotel
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004
Toll Free: 1.800.228.9290
Local Telephone: 1.202.393.2000
Reservation Fax: 1.202.626.6943
Single Occupancy $139.00
Double Occupancy $149.00
(plus state and local taxes, currently 14.5%)
Note: Requests for hotel reservations made after the deadline
will be handled on a space- and rate-available basis only.
Travel to Washington, D.C.
Discount Air Fares Special airline discounts will be available for
USENIX attendees. Please call for details:
Toll Free in US and Canada: 1.800.343.4546
Airport to Hotel Transportation
Both National and Dulles Airports service the Washington, D.C. area.
Metro Light Rail service is available. Take the Blue Line to the Metro
Center Station stop. Hotel is located on the left one block from that
stop. Super Shuttle runs every half-hour with an $8 one-way fare.
Taxi service costs approximately $12 one way.
Dulles International Airport
The Washington Flyer provides transportation to the JW
Marriott. The shuttle runs every half-hour with a one-way fare of
$16. Taxi service costs approximately $40 one way.
Sights and Special Attractions in Washington,
National Air and Space Museum
The world's most visited museum houses the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer,
Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 lunar command module,
and other aviation and space technology spectaculars.
National Geographic Society Explorers Hall
features Geographica, an interactive exhibit about the earth and the
fragile balance among its inhabitants.
Georgetown Walking Tours
The romance, history, and magic of an earlier time in America comes
alive in this walking tour of Georgetown.
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Thousands of waterplants, waterlilies, lotuses, water hyacinths and
bamboo grow in ponds along the Anacostia River.