United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Hotel Information

We are pleased to announce that the 28th Annual Regulatory Information Conference (RIC) will be held March 8-10, 2016, at the Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center, located just off of Rockville Pike (Route 355) and Marinelli Road, at 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852.

NEW! The room block for the NRC’s RIC 2016 is sold out. However, there are currently rooms available at the Bethesda North Marriott outside of the group room block. You may reserve a room at the selling rate by going directly to the hotel website at www.marriott.com/wasbn and selecting the dates you wish to reserve or you may call the Marriott reservations desk at 1-877-212-5752.

Additionally, as a courtesy the Marriott has arranged an overflow hotel room block at the Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, Maryland for your convenience. This hotel is providing additional sleeping rooms at the group rate based on availability. To make your room reservation in the overflow block at the Bethesda Marriott, please visit their RIC conference reservation webpage or call the Bethesda Marriott directly at 1-877-212-5752 and mention group code NRC RIC 2016 Overflow. Room block pricing is subject to availability at the current government per diem rate. 

If the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center is your preferred hotel, you can always check back with the Marriott reservations desk closer to the date of the conference for cancellations and possible room availability at the group rate.

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Location

The Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center is located at 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852. The Conference Center is adjacent from the White Flint Metro Station and diagonally located from the Marriott Hotel and NRC Headquarters. Nearby airports include Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), Washington Dulles (IAD), and Reagan National (DCA).

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Accommodations

Concierge-level rooms provide upgraded amenities and access to the Concierge Lounge, which serves continental breakfast, evening hors d'oeuvres, and all-day beverages. Guest accommodations include 449 guest rooms and 5 spacious and well-appointed suites for special occasions or VIP guests. Ideally designed for business travelers, each guest room is equipped with high-speed Internet access; plug-in panel to connect laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, and more to the television; individual climate control; two telephones with message notification, modem lines, and voice mail; color television with cable movie channels and in-room pay movies; alarm clock radio; hair dryer; iron and ironing board; safe-deposit boxes; in-room coffee and tea; and complimentary in-room newspaper delivery.

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Nearby Alternate Hotels

The NRC does not endorse any one particular property, rather, offers information on a number of hotels within a 10-mile radius of the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Nearby hotels include but are not limited to the following:

Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
[Metrorail: 1.5 miles from the Medical Center stop on the Red line]

Bethesda Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817
[Metrorail: 3.5 miles from the Grosvenor-Strathmore stop on the Red line]

Crowne Plaza Washington DC/Rockville, 3 Research Court, Rockville, MD 20850
[Metrorail:  3.38 miles from the Shady Grove stop on the Red line]

Courtyard Rockville, 2500 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850
[Metrorail: 3 miles from the Shady Grove stop on the Red line]

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bethesda - Washington DC Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
[Metrorail: 5 blocks from the Bethesda stop on the Red line]

EVEN Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn Express) 1775 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
[Metrorail: 1 block from the Twinbrook stop on the Red line]

Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Executive Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20852
[Metrorail: adjacent to the Twinbrook stop on the Red line]

Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring, 8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910
[Metrorail: 4 blocks from the Silver Spring stop on the Red line]

Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
[Metrorail: directly above the Bethesda stop on the Red line]

Residence Inn by Marriott Bethesda Downtown, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
[Metrorail: 1 block from the Bethesda stop on the Red line]

Sheraton Rockville Hotel, 920 King Farm Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850
[Metrorail: 6 blocks from the Shady Grove stop on the Red line]

Note: Taxi service is available in Bethesda and Rockville, and all hotels are driving distance to the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.

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Area Attractions

The Washington, DC, metropolitan area provides culture, heritage, nationally acclaimed theaters, musical concerts, festivals, world-renowned shopping, inspiring monuments, and museums throughout the city. The list of activities and attractions is constantly changing, thanks to an active cultural community and special exhibits spanning the arts, history, and science. Not only are the city's sightseeing options vast in number, nearly all of them offer free admission. Please visit the Official Tourism Site of Washington, DC for detailed information.

For information on places to go and things to do in North Bethesda, visit http://www.americantowns.com/md/northbethesda.

For information on places to go and things to do in Rockville, visit http://www.americantowns.com/md/rockville.

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, January 05, 2016