MLA '10: Hotel Information
Support MLA by booking your reservations under the MLA
room block at the Hilton Washington. MLA has negotiated
a block of rooms at a special discounted room rate.
Your patronage of the Hilton Washington makes it possible
for MLA to secure the space necessary for this event at a
greatly reduced cost. The hotel not only offers discounted
rates and the best networking opportunities, but staying in
the group blocks helps the association meet its contractual
obligation to the hotel, avoid penalties, and keep meeting
registration prices down. We thank you in advance for your
1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
Telephone Reservations: 202.483.3000
The Hilton Washington in Washington, DC, is a contemporary urban retreat situated on several acres near Dupont Circle in the heart of the nation’s capital. Guests at the Hilton Washington enjoy being in the center of DC’s most sought after neighborhoods, including Adams Morgan, Woodley Park, and the U Street Corridor. The hotel
is a mile from the Smithsonian National Zoological Park
and just four blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro Station
on the Red Line. Here are a just a few attractions near the
- Adams Morgan reigns as the DC destination for world
cuisine and live music hotspots.
- U Street Corridor, DC’s hottest growing neighborhood,
where jazz legend Duke Ellington played his first notes,
is home to boutique shops, spas, cafes, and Ben’s Chili
Bowl, famous for its chili half-smokes and drop-in customers
Bill Cosby and President Barack Obama.
- Dupont Circle sets a leisurely pace with gastro-pubs,
bistros, and a vibrant farmers market.
- The Georgetown historic district has an eclectic mix of
high-end, well-known shops and boutiques.
- Embassy Row is a charming residential neighborhood
of the social and political elite, with more than fifty
diplomatic embassies represented on Massachusetts
- The National Zoo, home of DC’s famous giant pandas, is just one mile from the Hilton Washington.
- Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy miles of jogging trails in Rock Creek Park, just steps from the hotel. Picnic, hike,
ride horseback, or check out the planetarium.
- Philips Collection is a museum of modern art from
French impressionism to American modernism.
The Hilton Washington has embarked on a $140 million
restoration project, and in early 2010, the hotel will
complete a monumental, top-to-bottom transformation of
guest rooms, meeting space, lobby, and restaurants.
It is in your best interest to reserve your room as early as
possible. Booking early helps ensure you will receive your
first-choice room type for your preferred dates.
To reserve a room, call the hotel at 202.483.3000 or register online. If you call, be sure to mention the “Medical
Library Association Meeting" to ensure you
will receive the rate listed below. The deadline for the hotel
to receive your reservation is Monday, April 12, 2010.
The hotel will ask for a one-night, refundable deposit. If
your plans change, notify the hotel prior to May 17, 2010,
to avoid losing your deposit.
MLA Annual Meeting Rates
The rate below will prevail between May 18 and May 27,
2010, and does not include state and local taxes and any
service charges. Room reservations and deposits should be
received by the hotel no later than Monday, April 12, 2010,
and are subject to availability within the group block. Reservation
requests made after this date will be handled on a
space and rate available basis.
Single/double: $249 plus tax
To facilitate accurate billing, if you are sharing a room and
require special billing arrangements, be sure to indicate
this to the front desk staff upon check-in.
Room Reservation Guarantee
A deposit totaling one night’s room and tax (contact hotel
for current taxes as they are subject to change) is required
for all reservations. You can guarantee your reservation by
providing credit card information on the form or via telephone
or by mailing a check, made payable to the hotel,
directly to the hotel.
Cancellations or Changes
To cancel or adjust reservations, contact the hotel directly. For a full deposit refund, all cancellations must be received
by at least seventy-two hours prior to scheduled arrival.
Check In/Check Out Times
Check in time is 3:00 p.m. Check out time is noon.
Hilton HHonors Program
Several upcoming meetings will offer lodging at a Hilton hotel. Attendees may wish to join the Hilton HHonors Program to earn points and miles for stays at over 3,000 hotels worldwide.
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