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Washington DC Workshop Location Details

Workshops in Washington, DC

Workshop Location, Local Accommodations and Transportation

The Eastern location of the workshop is at the Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Washington, DC (about three blocks away from the Washington National Cathedral). The church is minutes away from Arlington and centrally located to Alexandria and Falls Church, Virginia and Bethesda, Maryland. The address is 3500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC. (See map below) Parking for Saint Nicholas Cathedral is on side streets around the Cathedral.

Public Transportation

The Cathedral is easily accessible by public transportation: Take the red line to Dupont Circle and use the Q Street exit to 20th Street, turn one block to Massachusetts Avenue. Turn left and go 1/2 block to the bus stop. Board a bus marked N2 or N4 (Friendship Heights) to St. Nicholas Cathedral on the left, approximately one block after the Vice President&##39;s residence, the Naval Observatory.

Take any bus marked No. 30 (32, 34, 36) on Wisconsin Avenue and get off at Massachusetts Avenue. It is about 3 blocks downhill to Saint Nicholas Cathedral.

Map of Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Washington, DC


Here are three local hotels that offer a wide range of amenities at reasonable prices. All hotels are located in close proximity to the church where the workshop will be conducted. Other hotels are available in the area.

Days Inn Arlington

2201 Arlington Blvd (Rte 50 at Ft. Myer)
Arlington, VA 22201
The Days Inn/Arlington is the logical place to stay when visiting our nation&##39;s capitol. We are so close to the Federal Government, the mall, Georgetown, and yet we offer reasonable rates and comfort. Ft. Meyer is a stones throw away from us, Metro six blocks away or better yet we will take you to the Rosslyn Metro Station via our scheduled courtesy van. From there on the entire DC Metropolitan area is yours. We are located in Arlington, Virginia. We are part of the greater Washington, DC and yet we have kept our southern charm as well as International. We are here to please our government guests, families, seniors, and corporate guests. Come, stay with us and enjoy our hospitality.

Quality Courthouse Plaza
1200 North Courthouse Road
Arlington, VA 22201
The Quality Courthouse Plaza is located 5 miles from Reagan National Airport, and one mile from Washington D.C. in beautiful, historic Arlington, Virginia. This wonderful hotel offers over 300 beautifully appointed guest rooms, as well as a full business/conference center with meeting facilities and banqueting space, and is a perfect choice for those travelers who seek high quality accommodations, and excellent service at affordable rates that have made the Quality Courthouse Plaza one of the most popular hotels in its class. Each spacious, comfortable guest room at the Quality Courthouse Plaza is tastefully decorated with pretty, modern furniture; and, all guest rooms are fully equipped to accommodate the needs of the modern traveler. All guest rooms offer a complete range of modern amenities, including such convenient features as electronic door locks, coffee/tea makers with complimentary coffee, hair dryers, and irons with ironing boards. The hotel staff is courteous and efficient, and always ready to assist every guest with his or her unique needs; and, this hotel is only minutes to fine dining, shopping and entertainment.

Ramada Limited Falls Church
5666 Columbia Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041
The Ramada Limited Falls Church offers 60 comfortable and clean rooms. The Ramada Limited is located about five miles from Washington DC, and it is convenient to the Pentagon, and Old Town Alexandria. There are many restaurants and shopping centers within a walking distance or a short ride. A Metro bus stops just across the street from the hotel, taking passengers to the nearest Metro rail station. The hotel offers its guests a complimentary, deluxe, continental breakfast each morning. The Ramada&##39;s facilities include guest laundry, an outdoor pool and a fitness center. The guest rooms are furnished with two double beds and they are equipped with a microwave and a refrigerator, cable TV with premium channels and a host of other amenities. The Ramada Limited Falls Church is convenient to fine dining, shopping and entertainment venues.


SuperShuttle offers door-to-door service from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) and the Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD). SuperShuttle stops are clearly identified on the Ground Transportation Level roadway outside the Main Terminal at Washington Dulles. Shuttles operate on a shared ride-on demand basis. For information, call 1-800-BLUEVAN or go www.supershuttle.com.

The Metrobus stop is located at the base of the Metrorail station. Public bus service is available to areas not served by Metrorail. For Metrobus information, call (202) 637-7000; TDD (202) 638-3780.

Local Airports

Both the Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) and the Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD) are within easy access of the workshop in Washington, DC.

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