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Plan Your Trip

When planning your stay for GW Colonials Weekend, enjoy discounts and services just for the GW community!

Booking Travel

Hotel Discounts


The following hotels are offering discounts for Colonials Weekend

  • State Plaza Hotel
    2117 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20037
    Room Rate: $199 Single (rate available through 9/15)
    Book online for special rate
  • Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House
    1522 K Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20005
    Room Rate: $229 Single/$259 Double (rates available through 9/25)
    Book online or mention group code "GWUO" for special rate
  • Courtyard Marriott Washington DC/Foggy Bottom
    515 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006
    1-800-321-2211 or 202-296-5700
    Room Rate: $229 Standard (rate available through 9/27)
    Book online or mention"GW Alumni Relations Room Block" for special rate
  • Washington Marriott Wardman Park
    2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008
    Room Rate: $179
    Book online or mention "GW Alumni Relations" for special rate
  • The Wink Hotel
    1143 New Hampshire Ave NW
    (833) 588-9465
    Book online for rates starting at $159.
  • St. Gregory Hotel Dupont Circle
    2033 M Street, NW
    Book online for a 15% discount


  • ARC The.Hotel
    824 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, 
    Book online for a 20% discount on rooms and a 15% discount on food



These nearby hotels are available at a discounted rate all year long, just for being a member of the GW Alumni Association.

  • Club Quarters
    839 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
    Through GW's membership, alumni have access to low, fixed rate stays and a myriad of member benefits. Book online for a special rate.
  • Residence Inn DC/Foggy Bottom
    801 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20037
    Enter “GWU” when making your reservation to receive a 5% discount
  • One Washington Circle Hotel
    1 Washington Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20037
    Receive a 12% discount when you book a reservation
  • Fairmont Washington, DC
    2401 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037
    (202) 429-2400
    Special GW Rate starting at $199.00. Book online using promo code NWHU or mention "George Washington University" for discounted rate. Book online.

Getting Around


The following garages are open during Alumni Weekend:

University Parking Garage
Hours: 24/7
Location: H Street between 22nd and 23rd streets, under Science and Engineering Hall

Marvin Center Garage
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7am–midnight. Closed on weekends.
Location: H Street between 21st and 22nd streets, NW

G Street Garage
Hours: 24/7
Location: 20th Street between F and G streets, and 21st Street between F and G streets, NW
The G Street Garage is the university’s first self-service visitor’s garage. This garage accepts all major credit cards.

Elliott School Garage
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7am–11pm. Closed on weekends.
Location: 19th Street, near E Street, NW

Vern Express

The Vern Express, a free shuttle service connecting the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses, is available to all alumni and their families. The primary Foggy Bottom Campus departure point is from 23rd and G streets, NW (Funger Hall).

Please visit transportation.gwu.edu or call (202) 994-5037 for more information.

Childcare Options

Local Childcare Agencies

Seeking Sitters
Sign-Up Fee: $59.99
Hourly rate varies according to number of children.
Mention “George Washington Alumni Weekend” for special rates.

White House Nannies
Daily Agency Referral Fee: $65
Hourly Rate: $16–20
Mention “The George Washington University Alumni Weekend 2016” for special rate

Disability Access

Disability Access

Most facilities at the George Washington University are ADA compliant. If you have special needs or for further information, please contact Disability Support Services.

Disability Support Services
Rome Hall
801 22nd Street, NW, Suite 102
202-994-8250 | [email protected]