Hotel and Travel

The Fairmont Washington
2401 M Street, NW (corner of 24th and M Streets)
Washington, DC  20037
Phone: (800) 441-1414 or (202) 429-2400
Fax: (202) 457-5010
Hotel Reservations Discount Deadline: Monday May 27, 2013
Room Rate: $209 single/double plus tax (Note: This rate is in effect three days prior to and three days after the program dates on a space-available basis.)
When making hotel reservations, mention the Council of Independent Colleges’ College Media Conference to receive the discounted group rate. The reservation deadline is Monday, May 27. Any reservations made after that date cannot be guaranteed at the group rate but will be accommodated on a space-available basis.
Participants are encouraged to sign up for complimentary membership in the Fairmont Presidents Club ( Club members are eligible for express check-in and check-out, complimentary in-room internet access, complimentary local calls, complimentary health club access, and a free daily newspaper. Non-club members will be charged for these amenities.

Travel Information
Airports closest to the Fairmont are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Reagan National is Metro-accessible and is a 20-minute cab ride to the hotel, while both Dulles and BWI airports are approximately twice as far. Amtrak trains stop at Union Station, which is a 15-minute cab or Metro ride away. Metro stops (Foggy Bottom on the Blue and Orange Lines and Dupont Circle on the Red Line) are located approximately six to eight blocks away.