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Conference Location

Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202-1234
Phone: (703) 418-1234
Fax: (703) 418-1233

The O'Reilly GSP East 2008 Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. Place yourself in the heart of it all at Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport. This newly renovated Crystal City hotel is perfectly positioned to allow you easy access to the entire DC area, with a complimentary shuttle to the airport. Visit monuments and museums, take in a show or a game, or tour historical sites, all just minutes away. Within the spectacularly updated hotel in Crystal City, you’ll discover the services and amenities only Hyatt can provide – expansive meeting and exhibit spaces, award-winning dining and inviting new guestrooms with stunning views.

Hotel Reservations

Guest Room Rate: The room block deadline has expired. The hotel is currently offering a rate of $289.00 per night for single or double occupancy plus 10.25% local & state taxes (subject to change without notice) for GSP East attendees.

To Make a Reservation: Please call the hotel's reservations department at (703) 418-1234 or (800) 233-1234. To receive group room rate, please identify yourself as affiliated with "Graphing Social Patterns East" The cut-off date for the group rate is May 17, 2008. Reservations received after May 17, 2008 (or after the room block sells out, whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available at the prevailing rate of the hotel, which is currently $289.00. All rates are single or double occupancy. All room rates listed above do not include 10.5% local & state taxes (subject to change without notice). Please provide 72 hours' notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.

Getting There

Parking at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City

Indoor garage - Valet Only
Clearance 6'8"
Valet parking fee: 28 USD daily

Hourly Rates:

  • 0-2 hours = $10
  • 2-4 hours = $15
  • 4-6 hours = $18
  • 6 + hours = $23
  • Overnight Guests = $23

Shuttle service available with chair lifts from Ronald Regan Natl. Airport:

Courtesy shuttle service to and from airport is available 5:00am-12:00am. Pickup every 20 min at the top of the hour and 20 minutes and 40 minutes past the hour. For guests in the area who require transportation back to hotel, call 1-703-418-1234. (Blue vans with white lettering saying Hyatt Regency Crystal City). Advise guest to call hotel direct for van pick-up, courtesy phone in baggage claim area.

From Dulles Airport:

Take the Dulles Toll Road East approximately 16.6 miles to I-66 East. Take I-66 East approximately 7.3 miles to exit. 75(Rt. 110 South). Go approximately 3 miles. Rt. 110 South turns into Rt. 1 South (Jefferson Davis Hwy). Take Rt. 1 South (Jefferson Davis Hwy) to 4th traffic light (27th Street). Turn left at 27th Street, hotel will be on the left.

From Reagan National Airport:

Follow signs to Crystal City. Take the Rt. 1 South exit and get in the left hand lane. Turn left at first light, 27th Street, the hotel is on the left.

From Wash, D.C.:

Take 14th Street Bridge South. Stay in far left lane. Take exit #8C (Rt. 1 South) marked "Crystal City/Alexandria." Rt. 1 South is Jefferson Davis Hwy, follow to 4th traffic light. Turn left onto 27th Street, hotel is on the left.

From Georgetown:

Take M Street across the Key Bridge. Turn left at third light (Lee Highway). Go through light to I-66 East. Take I-66 East to exit 75 (Rt. 110 South) for approximately 3 miles. Rt. 110 South turns into Rt. 1 South (Jefferson Davis Hwy). Take Rt. 1 South (Jefferson Davis Hwy) to 4th traffic light (27th street). Turn left at 27th Street, hotel will be on the left.

From Richmond & I-95 North:

Take I-95 North to I-395. Take Exit 7A (Rt. 120/Glebe Road South). Stay on Glebe Road South approximately 1.5 miles, which terminates at Rt. 1 (Jefferson Davis Hwy). Turn left onto Rt.1 North (Jefferson Davis Hwy). Turn right at the next light (27th Street), hotel is on the left.

From Baltimore & I-95 South:

Take I-95 South over the Wilson Bridge into Virginia. Exit #177B (first exit off bridge), and follow signs to Rt. 1 North. Travel approximately 4 miles: when you see signs for Reagan National Airport get into the right hand lane. Turn right onto 27th street, hotel is on the left.

From Maryland & I-270 South:

Take I-495 South into Virginia. Take exit #43 (George Washington Parkway). Travel about 10 miles south. Exit at Reagan National Airport, stay in right lane, and follow signs to Crystal City. Take Rt. 1 South exit: and get in the left hand lane. Turn left at first light (27th Street), hotel is on the left.

From Metro Rail:

Take the Blue or Yellow line to the Crystal City Station. Take the escalators from the station up to the street. Once you are at the top of the escalators, turn to the left toward the brown Metro sign. The Hyatt shuttles stop at the corner (look for the White\Red Shuttle sign) every 1/2 hour. For pick-up at the METRO, you may call the hotel directly at 703-418-1234.

Room Sharing

If you are looking to save money on your housing costs, you may wish to room-share. The GSP East wiki contains a Room Sharing page where you can post information about yourself along with the type of room sharing situation with which you are most comfortable. If not comfortable with posting your info, simply peruse the listing of others looking for room sharing situations who you can contact.

Travel Assistance

Vivian V. Russel Travel Services

The official O'Reilly conference travel planner offers one-stop shopping for your air travel and other travel needs in connection with your attendance at O'Reilly Grapbing Social Patterns East Conference.

Vivian V. Russell Travel Services
1967 Evelyn Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: (707) 525-0550, Fax: (707) 525-0560 Web site:

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 at The O'Reilly Graphing Social Patterns 2008.

O'Reilly Media, Inc. assumes no responsibility or liability for the facilities or services provided by the vendors and suppliers. Anyone attending this conference releases O'Reilly from any and all claims that may arise out of attending at this conference.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Yvonne Romaine at

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings

Contact Us

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