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Travel & Housing

Official SLI Hotel - Washington Plaza Hotel

Photo 1 of the Washington Plaza Hotel   Photo 2 of the Washington Plaza Hotel

APhA's Room Block

To assist attendees with hotel costs, APhA has negotiated a room rate and secured a room block at the Washington Plaza Hotel (10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington DC 20005). This rate includes room and sales tax. All hotel reservations must be made through APhA via Registration Form Step 2.

APhA offers a roommate pairing service available to all Institute attendees. Same sex attendees will be paired together.  Requests to stay with a specific individual can be made. Both attendees must request each other.  All requested roommates must arrive on the same day. Please note that all requests may not be guaranteed.

Hotel reservation available are a 3-night stay (Thursday, Friday and Saturday night) or a 2-night stay (Friday and Saturday night).

Please note that only those individuals who request a room will be allowed to stay at the hotel. Attendees will not be allowed to stay in someone else’s room if they do not select a hotel option.

The hotel determines check-in and check-out policies. Please contact the front desk with special requests. 

Only single or double rooms are available:

Room Rates

  • Double Room Rate - $102.50* per night
  • Single Room Rate - $205.00* per night

* Room rate includes hotel taxes

Room Options

Double Room

  • 2 nights – Arrive Friday, July 19th and Depart Sunday, July 21st – $205.00
  • 3 nights – Arrive Thursday, July 18th and Depart on Sunday, July 21st – $307.50

Single Room

  • 2 nights – Arrive Friday, July 19th and Depart Sunday, July 21st – $410.00
  • 3 nights – Arrive Thursday, July 18th and Depart on Sunday, July 21st – $615.00

Parking at the Washington Plaza Hotel

The Washington Plaza Hotel offers self-parking in our underground garage. The cost is $43/night for self-parking.  For oversized vehicles, the hotel also have an outdoor lot. Pricing for oversized vehicles varies. Parking tax in DC is 18% and is not included in the pricing listed above.

Other information about the hotel can be found at the following link https://www.washingtonplazahotel.com/frequently-asked-questions.

For questions about the hotel, please contact Lynette Plowden at (202)429-7514 or lplowden@aphanet.org 

Travel to SLI

All Summer Leadership Institute attendees are responsible for their transportation costs and should make travel arrangements for the following times:

  • Plan to arrive in Washington, DC on Thursday evening or Friday morning in time to participate in the Capitol Hill Visits. Visits will happen between 8:30 am and 11:30 am.
  • Plan to depart the Washington Plaza Hotel after 2:00 pm on Sunday.

When determining travel time between the hotel and Washington area airports, use the following guidelines:

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - 20 Minutes: Best option if fare is competitive
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD) - 1 Hour
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) - 1 Hour

Be prepared to pay for ground transportation to the Washington Plaza Hotel:

  • Metrorail to Hotel from DCA Approx. $5
  • Uber to Hotel from DCA Approx. $20
  • Taxi to Hotel from IAD or BWI Approx. $75
  • Amtrak from BWI to Union Station in D.C. Approx $15

Please view driving directions and public transportation options from local airports to the Washington Plaza Hotel.

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