United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Hotel Information

NEW!  We are pleased to announce that the 26th Annual Regulatory Information Conference (RIC) will be held March 11-13, 2014, 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.

The RIC 2014 room block at Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center is SOLD OUT. As a courtesy to RIC participants, Marriott has arranged for an alternative hotel room block at Bethesda Pooks Hill Marriott Hotel. The room block pricing is subject to availability at the current government per diem rate. To reserve a room at the Pooks Hill Marriott, please visit their reservations webpage for booking accommodations.

If the Bethesda North Marriott is your preferred hotel, contact the Marriott reservations desk directly at
301-822-9200 or 1-877-212-5752 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

There are a number of hotels within a 10-mile radius of the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Nearby hotels, not endorsed by the NRC, 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]

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

Holiday Inn Express, 1775 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
[Metrorail: 1 block from the Twinbrook 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 Monday, December 16, 2013