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The Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center is located in Friendship Heights, in close proximity to numerous shops, restaurants, the metro, and various outlets of entertainment. You will also find a wealth of restaurants that offer veg-friendly options.

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. The best deals can often be found on Priceline by using the Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center’s address to “bid” on a price. 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

0.34 miles away from the community center

Courtyard by Marriott Chevy Chase

301-656-1500

5520 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

0.34 miles away from the the community center

Hyatt Regency Bethesda

301-657-1234

7400 Wisconsin Ave.

Bethesda, MD 20814

2 miles away from the community center

Days Inn Connecticut Avenue

202-244-5600

4400 Connecticut Ave., N.W.

Washington, DC 20008

2 miles away from the community center
This establishment offers the best rate in the immediate area.

Residence Inn Bethesda

301-718-0200

7335 Wisconsin Ave.

Bethesda, MD 20814

1.7 miles away from the the community center

AirBnB
Airbnb is a marketplace for people to book accommodations, including residential temporary stay rental units. Search using 
Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center address, 5311 Friendship Blvd.
www.AirBnB.com

TRAVEL

Directions to Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center from airport (DCA) and train station:

  1. Follow signs out of the airport/ train station for the Metro

  1. 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 the exit signs for Western Ave. and exit the station at Wisconsin & Western Ave..

  6. Take the escalators up to street level and make a sharp turn right (do not cross the street), walking towards Bloomingdale’s.

  7. Turn right before Bloomingdale’s, following the sign indicating “Community Center.”

  8. Continue down the narrow, covered corridor lined with shops.

  9. Turn left as indicated by the sign and continue walking down the covered trellis pathway toward the community center’s main entrance.

  10. Enter the main doors of the Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center
    5311 Friendship Blvd
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (240) 777-8088

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 the exit signs for Western Ave. and exit the station at Wisconsin & Western Ave.

  3. Take the escalators up to street level and make a sharp turn right (do not cross the street), walking towards Bloomingdale’s.

  4. Turn right before Bloomingdale’s, following the sign indicating “Community Center”

  5. Continue down the narrow, covered corridor lined with shops.

  6. Turn left as indicated by the sign and continue walking down the covered trellis pathway toward the community center’s main entrance.

  7. Enter the main doors of the Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center
    5311 Friendship Blvd
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    (240) 777-8088

Contact Dawnyel Pryor at 202-527-7352 for any questions you may have.



 

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