Accommodations and Travel


    Since 1930, the Omni Shoreham Hotel has played host to presidents, world leaders, and inaugural balls, making it a true Washington landmark. Today, the hotel fuses modern comforts with distinguished service, creating a truly monumental experience. This elegant urban retreat, situated on 11 lush acres, boasts a resort atmosphere and is just steps away from the National Zoo and a quick 4 minute walk to the metro and all DC has to offer.



    To make your room reservation, please contact the Omni Shoreham at:

    2500 Calvert Street, NW, Washington, DC
    Telephone: 800-THE-OMNI.
    Hotel Website


    To receive the special CGS meeting rate of $204 per night for either single or double occupancy, please indicate you are a CGS Annual Meeting attendee when making your room reservation before November 9, 2018. To reserve your room online, click here.


    A room tax of 14.8% will apply to the rate, which will be available for three days prior to and after the meeting based on hotel availability. Reservations are not guaranteed—please make your room reservation as early as possible. Reservation requests received after November 9 will be accepted by the Omni Shoreham on a space-available basis based on the hotel’s prevailing rates.


    Travel to Washington


    Washington, DC is serviced by three major airports. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is within 8 miles of the Omni Shoreham by taxi/ride share, shuttle, or metro. Dulles International Airport is 28 miles by taxi/ride share, and shuttle service is also available. Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is approximately 33 miles by taxi/ride share; shuttle and train service are also available. Travel times will vary depending on traffic.

    Train: Amtrak services Union Station in Washington, DC, and metro and taxi/ride share service are available from Union Station to the Omni Shoreham.


    What to Wear
    Weather: December daytime weather in DC is usually in the 40s and 50s. Be prepared for some unseasonably warm or cold weather in this city on the Potomac River.


    Meeting Attire

    Business attire is appropriate during meetings, the Opening Dinner, and Luncheons, but casual clothing is welcomed for touring.



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