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RIC Hotel and Reservations

The USNRC's 19th Annual Regulatory Information Conference (RIC) will be held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Rockville, Maryland. This page is intended to provide hotel accommodation information for RIC participants and includes the following:


The Bethesda North 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 U.S. NRC Headquarters. Nearby international airports include Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), Washington Dulles (IAD), and Reagan National (DCA).


Concierge level rooms provide upgraded amenities and access to the Concierge Lounge which serves continental breakfast, evening hor d'oeuvres, and all-day beverages. Guest accommodations include 223 guest rooms and a total of 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; individual climate control; two telephones with message notification, modem lines, and voice mail; Color TV with cable movie channels and in-room pay movies; an alarm clock radio; hair dryer; iron and ironing board; safe-deposit boxes; in-room coffee and tea; and complimentary in-room newspaper delivery.

Room Reservations

Although the USNRC does not endorse any commercial lodging, USNRC has reserved a limited number of sleeping rooms at the Marriott Conference Center for your convenience. The Marriott Conference Center discounted room rates below will apply.

Room Type Occupancy Per Night Room Rate
Single or Double $150.00 USD + tax
Triple or Quad
Contact hotel for pricing

To make reservations at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, call (301) 822-9200 and use the conference identifier "RICRICA". Reservations can also be made online, Group Code RICRICA. The hotel reservation cut-off date is March 14, 2007. The room rates listed above may not be available after the cut-off date, and the NRC discounted room block will sell out quickly, so please make your reservations early.

Restaurants & Lounges

The Hotel has two on-site multi-purpose dining facilities for guest leisure. The Mediterranean and On the Rocks are casual, yet decidely upscale intriguing combinations of American culinary classics, open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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 USNRC, include but are not limited to:

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