Transportation in and Around D.C.

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Hotel Shuttle
The hotel offers a free shuttle service to and from Ronald Reagan International Airport and Pentagon City Metro station. The shuttle runs every hour and half hour from 6 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. daily. The shuttle picks up airport passengers at the old terminal at the kiosk that reads Hotel Shuttle(s). The shuttle then goes on to outside baggage claim at the main terminal at gates 5 and 9.

Please note the shuttle picks passengers up at the main entrance to the hotel, located on the upper lobby level. If you have any further questions, please see the bell stand located in the upper lobby.

Metro
One of the easiest ways to get around town is by using the area’s subway system commonly known as the Metro. Maps and trip planning information are available on their website. The nearest Metro line to the Doubletree Hotel is the Yellow Line, accessible from the Pentagon City station or the Crystal City station.

Dash
Dash is the bus service for the City of Alexandria. Dash buses connect with the Metro and all local bus services. It runs from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Things to Do

Historic Old Town Alexandria
Visit the shops and restaurants in Old Town Alexandria. Take the hotel shuttle to King Street Metro station, hop on the free Dash bus and head down to Old Town’s waterfront for shopping and dining at a variety of restaurants.

Downtown Washington, DC
Explore the nation’s Capital and its many theaters, restaurants, and monuments. There are several nighttime tours available by bike, segway, tourmobile, or walking. Take the hotel shuttle to the Pentagon City Metro Station and take the Metro to the stop closest to your destination.

EAD’s National Gathering often coincides with part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, providing opportunities to see and learn more about DC’s most famous trees.

Official Washington, DC Tourism Site

Additional Tour Resources

 

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