Area/Travel Information

 

Lodging Information

The George Washington University Law School has several hotels nearby that provide convenient access to campus. 
 
The George Washington University Inn 
824 New Hampshire Avenue, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20037 
1-800-426-4455 
(202) 337-6620 
 
One Washington Circle Hotel 
One Washington Circle 
Washington, D.C. 20037 
1-800-424-9671 
(202) 872-1680 
 
Best Western New Hampshire Suites 
1121 New Hampshire Avenue, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20037 
1-800-762-3777 
(202) 457-0565 
 
Embassy Suites Hotel 
1250 22nd Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20037 
1-800-362-2779 
(202) 857-3388 
 
The Fairmont, Washington DC 
2401 M Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20037 
(202) 429-2400 
 
Hotel Lombardy 
2019 I Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20006 
1-800-424-5486 
(202) 828-2600 
 
The Latham Hotel 
3000 M Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20007 
1-800-368-5922 
(202) 726-5000 
 
The Melrose Hotel 
2430 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20037 
(202) 955-6400 
 
Park Hyatt 
1201 24th Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20037 
1-800-233-1234 
(202) 789-1234 
 
River Inn 
924 25th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
1-800-424-2741 
(202) 337-7600
 
State Plaza Hotel 
2117 E Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037 
1-800-424-2859 
(202) 861-8200 
 
Washington Marriott
1221 22nd Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20037
1-800-228-9290
(202) 872-1500
 
Washington Suites
2500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20037
1-800-222-8733 
(202) 333-8060 
 
 

Travel Information

Area airports

Reagan National

The Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) is the most convenient airport to use when traveling to the George Washington University Law School. Transportation from the airport is available by taxi or Metrorail. 
By taxi, travel time to the law school is about 15 minutes, depending on traffic. The fare is approximately $15.00. The law school is located on the corner of H and 20th Streets, N.W. Washington, D.C.
By Metrorail, allow 20 minutes for travel. Take the Blue Line in the direction of Largo Town Center to the Foggy Bottom- GWU station. A one-way fare card will cost approximately $2.00. 

BWI and Dulles

The Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) often provide a less expensive alternative than DCA. Both airports are approximately 30 miles from the law school. 
 
A taxi from either airport will cost upwards of $50.00. Alternatively, Washington Metro Area Transit Authority offers an express bus for $3.10 from the BWI airport to the Green Line subway or from the Dulles airport to the Orange Line subway. The subway to Foggy Bottom will then cost approximately $3.90 if traveling from BWI and $1.65 if traveling from Dulles. For more information, go to http://www.wmata.com/ and http://www.wmata.com/timetables/md/b30.pdf or http://www.wmata.com/timetables/dc/5a.pdf. Additionally, some hotels provide shuttle bus services from these airports into D.C. 

Driving

From North

Take Interstate 95 south to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Turn right onto Florida Avenue (just past the Washington Hilton) and turn left immediately onto 21st Street. Turn right on I (Eye) Street. The visitor entrance to the parking garage is on the left between 22nd and 23rd Streets. The Law School is 2 1/2 blocks from the garage at 20th and H Streets. 

From Northwest

Take Interstate 270 to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Follow directions as given in From North. 

From West

Take Interstate 66 and Route 50 both connect with the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge. Cross the bridge and exit left at E Street, then again at Virginia Avenue. Bear left, following signs for 23rd Street. Turn right on 23rd Street and continue a few blocks to campus. Turn right on I Street. The visitor entrance to the parking garage is on the right between 22nd and 23rd Streets. 

From South

Take Interstate 95 to Interstate 395 Arlington Memorial Bridge exit. Cross the bridge and bear left at the Lincoln Memorial. Turn left onto 23rd Street, NW, and follow directions as given in From West.

Campus Information

Map 

The law school is located at: 
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
A detailed online map of the school campus is available at: http://www.gwu.edu/~map/

Metro

The George Washington University is accessible by both Metrorail (“Metro,” D.C.’s subway system) and Metrobus. The law school is about 3 blocks from the Foggy Bottom/GWU and Farragut West Metro stations, both of which are on the Metro's Blue and Orange lines. 
More information on public transportation in Washington, D.C. is available at http://www.wmata.com/

Parking 

Parking is available on the streets near the law school and in the University Garage (enter on H Street between 22nd and 23rd). During the week, street parking is available by parking meter in two-hour increments, so it is preferable to park in the University Garage. Bring your ticket to registration for a validation sticker. On Saturdays, most meters do not require payment. 

Other Local Information 

Visitor information for the Washington, D.C. area is available at http://www.washington.org