Accommodation near PyCon DC 2005

A hotel in Arlington located near a metro station would be a good choice, because Foggy Bottom station is a brief (15-minute) ride away. Somewhere to the west would work best. The orange line of the Metro system runs from Vienna, VA through Falls Church and Arlington to the GWU stop. Anywhere else will involve a transfer and extra travel time.

See the Arlington Hotel Guide for a list. For example, the Quality Inn at Court House is about two blocks from the metro.

Possible locations:

Here's a website which can help you find cheap hotels:

Some places which are close to GWU/Foggy Bottom (ie, walking distance or less than 15 minutes by metro): Georgetown; Dupont Circle; Rosslyn, VA.

Here are some places which are farther away, but still on the metro: Arlington, VA; Alexandria, VA; Falls Church, VA. The WMATA has a list of metro-accessible hotels at . Caution: some stations would be very far away and require a long commute.

If you want to get an idea of the Washington Metro, here's a map:

Or a faster version:

These are the hotels our conference center recommends:




Arlington (Rosslyn)

Downtown DC



See also PyConDC2005/ForCheap.


Here's a good site with some information about things to do in Washington.


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