NCFP 2017 National Forum Going Out Guide

Planning on coming to town early, or sticking around late to take advantage of all that the nation’s capital has to offer? Looking for a place nearby to grab a meal with colleagues on Tuesday or Thursday night? Check out our 2017 National Forum Going Out Guide, a staff-curated list of things to do, places to eat and shop, and museums and sites to visit.

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Seamlessly blending style, functionality, and comfort, the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel welcomes you to the heart of the city with impeccable amenities and refined luxury. You’re just moments from some of the most famous things to do and experience here in the Nation’s Capital, including Chinatown, the White House, the National Portrait Gallery, and much more. Settle in to your newly renovated room or suite, and enjoy perks like plush pillowtop mattresses, flat-screen TVs, and a well-lit desk. Stay healthy and focused with a visit to our fitness center, or enjoy a range of delicious dining options at our on-site restaurants and lounges.

Hotel Reservations

limited number of rooms are reserved at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel at the special National Forum rate of $325 per night (plus applicable taxes). The reserved rooms and special rate will be available until September 22, 2017, based on availability. After September 22, reservations may not be available at the Forum rate. ROOMS MAY SELL OUT BEFORE September 22.

Reservation by phone: 202.898.9000 or 888.236.2427. Mention the NCFP National Forum to receive the special rate.

Reservation by website: Renaissance Washington Hotel reservations: book, modify, or cancel. Indicate your bed type preference (king and double/double are available) in the special requests area and the hotel will try to honor your request.

Hotel cancellations are accepted up to midnight 2 days prior to expected arrival date. If reservations are not cancelled prior to this time, one room night and tax charges will be billed to the credit card on file.


Child Care Recommendations

NCFP recognizes that access to child care can be an important factor for those making plans to attend the National Forum on Family Philanthropy. As an event for families, we hope that this will not be a barrier and encourage you to access local child care resources in the Washington, DC area for your needs during the event. The Renaissance Hotel recommends the following organizations:

Please contact the organizations directly for additional information.

Maps and Transportation Recommendations 

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. See maps and transportation options recommended by the hotel.

Area Airports

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – DCA
    Airport Phone: 703 417 8000
    Hotel direction: 5 miles NE

    • Bus service, fee: $10 (one way)
    • Subway service, fee: $2.5 (one way)
    • Estimated taxi fare: $19 (one way)

    Visit DCA airport website

  • Washington Dulles International Airport – IAD
    Airport Phone: 703 572 2700
    Hotel direction: 27.8 miles SE

    • Estimated taxi fare: $55 (one way)

    Visit IAD airport website

  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – BWI
    Airport Phone: 410 859 7100
    Hotel direction: 34 miles SW

    • Amtrak to Union Station; Subway service to hotel; fee: $35 (one way)
    • Estimated taxi fare: $65 (one way)

    Visit BWI airport website