Food for Life Training: Accommodations and Travel

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Food for Life Training: Accommodations and Travel

 

PLACES TO STAY

When looking to book a hotel for your stay, consider the options below. All of these hotels are located near a metro stop as well as many restaurants and shops. If you are looking for convenience, Embassy Suites Hotel and Courtyard Marriott are the best options. If you are more concerned with price, the Days Inn is the best option.

Embassy Suites Hotel at The Chevy Chase Pavilion
202-362-9300
4300 Military Road, N.W.
Washington, DC 20015

Courtyard by Marriott Chevy Chase
301-656-1500
5520 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
301-657-1234
7400 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

Days Inn Connecticut Avenue
202-244-5600
4400 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20008
This establishment offers the best rate in the immediate area.

Residence Inn Bethesda
301-718-0200
7335 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

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TRAVEL

Directions to Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion from National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Union Station:

  1. Follow signs out of the airport/ train station for the Metro
  2. Once in the metro station, you’ll need to purchase a fare card by using the machines available. You can find out the exact fare by checking the fare table on the station manager’s booth—your destination is FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS. The fare shouldn’t be more than $3. There should be a station manager there to help you if need it.

 From National Airport (about a 40-minute metro ride)

  1. Take the YELLOW line toward Mt. Vernon Square – go up the escalator that says YELLOW line to Mt. Vernon Square/Washington DC. The BLUE line also shares this track. Don’t get on the blue line—wait for a YELLOW train.
  2. Take the YELLOW line to GALLERY PLACE/CHINATOWN.
  3. At GALLERY PLACE, get out the train and follow signs to transfer to the RED line toward SHADY GROVE.
  4. Take the RED line toward SHADY GROVE until you reach FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS (the stop after TENLEYTOWN). Exit the train at Friendship Heights.
  5. Follow exit signs toward Western Avenue which will lead you to the Chevy Chase Pavilion entrance.
  6. Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015

From Dulles International Airport (about a 45-minute car ride)

Washington Flyer has various ground transportation options from the airport to the DC-metro area, including coach service, shared van, or private taxi. Visit www.washfly.com to learn more.
Metrobus operates a bus service between Dulles Airport and Washington, DC (L'Enfant Plaza Metrorail Station)

From Union Station (about a 20-minute metro ride)

  1. Take the RED line toward SHADY GROVE until you reach FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS (the stop after TENLEYTOWN). Exit the train at Friendship Heights.
  2. Follow exit signs toward Western Avenue which will lead you to the Chevy Chase Pavilion entrance.
  3. Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015, Contact Dawnyel Pryor at 202-527-7352 for any questions you may have.