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Reservations | Getting There | International Attendees | Rental Cars | United Airline Discount

Conference Location

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(800) 368-9000
(202) 249-3000

Hotel Reservations

Gov 2.0 Summit and Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase have negotiated a great rate at the Grand Hyatt for those attending the event. Book your hotel reservation soon to guarantee your space at the conference hotel!

Guest Room Rate:

Guest Room Rate: $259 for single or double occupancy plus taxes and fees

*Please note that a limited number of government rated rooms are also available; a valid government ID must be presented to the hotel at check-in.

To Make a Reservation:

Please request the Gov 2.0 Summit group rate. For group reservations (8 or more rooms), please contact the Hotel directly and ask for reservations.

More Hotel Information

Escape to extraordinary elegance at Grand Hyatt Washington. Centrally located in Penn Quarter—with convenient in-lobby Metro Center access—this downtown Washington DC hotel is an ideal spot to explore the US capital. Stroll to concerts or sporting events at Verizon Center, historic monuments or the Smithsonian Museums. When you return to our captivating Washington DC Hyatt hotel, enjoy stylish guestrooms with plush Grand Beds™, indulgent amenities, multiple dining venues and recreation at Grand Slam. Utilize our full-service business center and 32 outstanding meeting rooms—just steps from Washington Convention Center. Relax by the lagoon in our lovely 12-story atrium. Experience the highest standard of luxury in our Hyatt hotel in downtown Washington DC.

Getting There

By Metro:
The closes METRO stop is Mt. Vernon Sq./7th St. Convention Center on the Yellow or Green Line. Click here to see a METRO map.

From Marshall Baltimore-Washington International Airport (approximately 30 miles) and Points North:
Take I-95-South to Exit 22 B (Baltimore-Washington Pkwy South); Follow onto New York Avenue for six miles. Turn left onto 5th Street NW and follow for three and a half blocks. Turn right onto H Street NW and follow for five blocks; The Grand Hyatt is at the corner of 10th and H Streets NW.

  • Super Shuttle: Shuttles are located at ground transportation. No advance reservations are needed. Cost: $45 one-way per person.
  • Taxi: The BWI taxi stand is located just outside of the baggage claim area of the Lower Level of the BWI Airport Terminal. Cost: approximately $65. The hotel is 50 minutes from the airport, depending upon traffic.
  • Private luxury car service is available. Please call our Concierge and they will be delighted to make your arrangements.

From Washington Dulles International Airport (approximately 27 miles):
Take Dulles Toll Road/VA-267 East, and stay on this road after it becomes I-66 E. Take the US-50 E / Constitution Ave exit, and stay straight to go onto US-50 E. Turn left onto 15th Street NW, then right onto New York Ave NW. Turn right onto H Street NW; The Grand Hyatt is on the corner of 11th and H Streets NW.

  • Super Shuttle: No advance reservations are needed. Super Shuttle stops are clearly identified on the Ground Transportation Level roadway outside the Main Terminal at Dulles. Shuttles operate on an on-demand basis. Cost: $38 one-way per person.
  • Taxi: No reservation required. Proceed to the "Taxi Passengers" area on the lower level of the Main Terminal. A Dispatcher is on duty 24 hours a day. Wheelchair-accessible minibuses available for 1 person in his/her wheelchair plus 3 additional passengers. Smoking and non-smoking vehicles are available by request. Cost is approximately $50 to $60. The hotel is approximately 40 minutes from the airport, depending upon traffic.
  • Private luxury car service is available. Please call our Concierge and they will be delighted to make your arrangements.

From Reagan National Airport (approximately 5 miles): Take George Washington Memorial Parkway North. Merge onto US-1 N toward Washington. Stay straight to go onto 14th Street NW, then turn right onto New York Ave NW. Turn slight right onto H Street NW; The Grand Hyatt is on the corner of 11th and H Streets NW.

  • Super Shuttle: No advance reservations required. Shuttles are located at ground transportation. Proceed to the outside curb and contact the Super Shuttle representative. After hours, call 1-800-258-3826 and press 1 for dispatch or 2 for reservations, which will transfer you to dispatch. Cost: $10 one-way per person.
  • Metro: Take the Blue Line to Metro Center station. Follow 11th Street exit to the lobby of the Grand Hyatt. Cost: $1.65 per person one way (rates may change).
  • Taxi: Taxicabs are available at the exits of each terminal. The hotel is approximately 15 minutes from the airport, depending upon traffic conditions. Cost: $12 to $15, one-way.

From Points South:
Take I-95-N to 395 North. Continue over the 14th Street Bridge, then merge into the right lane. Take the exit for 12th Street, continue though the tunnel for eight blocks. Turn Right onto H Street and follow for one block; The Grand Hyatt is at the corner of 11th and H Streets NW.

Grand Hyatt Washington offers several parking options for the convenience of their guests:

  • Valet Parking: $30.00 per night, including in/out privilege
  • Self-Parking: $20.00 per night, with no in/out privileges

Please note, the maximum height for all parking is 6'5". Parking for oversized vehicles is available at the Marriott Metro Center for $35.00 per day or Union Station for $15.00 per day.

For guests choosing self-parking, you may take the elevator from the garage to the Washington Center Building, which is conveniently connected to the hotel. Please be aware, there is limited availability for self-parking.

International Attendees

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Rental Cars


Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may go to the "Hertz Interactive Reservation System" to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars for the conference. Or call Hertz Reservations at 1-800-654-3131 and mention code #01XY0032.

United Airline Discount


Purchase your ticket online at and receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares. After you link to, enter your origin and destination, travel dates. Click on more search options and enter your promotion code number 564MN; then we will display the available flights. There are no fees for booking on line at when you use the special promotion code. Code is case sensitive so please use capital letters. To check schedules and to take advantage of this offer, please visit

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