74th International Conference on Mass Properties Engineering

Hotel and Transportation

74th SAWE International Conference
on Mass Properties Engineering
May 18-21, 2015
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Alexandria, Virginia, USA

 

Location

Crowne Plaza Hotel

The 74th Annual International Conference of the Society of Allied Weight Engineers will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia. This small hotel overlooks Old Town Alexandria and the Potomac River and is located only three miles from Washington National Airport, a few blocks from historic downtown Alexandria, and fifteen minutes by Metro from downtown Washington, DC.

The area of the hotel is mixed residential and small business and has many unique restaurants and shops. About seven blocks south is the lively King Street which runs from the Masonic Temple (and Metro station) to the city wharf on the Potomac. The hotel is on walking and running trails and bicycles are free for guests to use. Guest room internet is free with free sign up of IHG Reward Points.

 

Accommodations

Crowne Plaza Hotel
901 N. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
877-834-3613

Our room block has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia, for the 2015 International Conference. Rooms are available three days pre- and post-conference from Thursday, 14 May through Saturday, 23 May, based on hotel availability. The special conference room rate is $149 plus 14.5% tax per night. The cutoff date for our guaranteed room block is 15 April 2015. To receive the special SAWE rate use the link below or call 1-877-834-3613 and use group code "Z0Z" (Z-zero-Z) or "International Society of Weights" or "SAWE".

http://www.ihg.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=6c&localeCode=en&regionCode=1&hotelCode=AXECP&_PMID=99801505&GPC=Z0Z

 

Transportation

The Crowne Plaza Hotel is three miles from Washington National Airport and provides free shuttle service to and from the airport. For those coming into Dulles International Airport, there are shuttles that can get you to Washington National where you can get the Hotel shuttle.

The Hotel provides free shuttle service to and from the airport and King street where there are also Metro stations. The Metro will take you pretty much anyplace you might want to go so it is likely you will not need a rental car.