Hotel Information

Location | Reservations | Deposit | Cancellations | Check-in/out | Parking | Hotel Room-Sharing | Climate | Fax/E-mail | Tourist Info | Phone Messages

Location

The Hilton Garden Inn
815 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Reservation Telephone: 800-HILTONS (US and Canada)
Direct Telephone: 202-783-7800

Reservation Fax: 202-783-7801
The Hilton Garden Inn Website

Note: To enter Canada, you must provide proof of citizenship. Accepted forms of ID include a birth certificate and photo ID, or a valid passport.

The Hilton Garden Inn is a new full-service hotel located just blocks from downtown Washington and within walking distance of a Metro station. It is close to many DC attractions, including shopping, fine dining and many museums. All rooms have a refrigerator and microwave for your convenience. The Great American Grill in the Garden Inn is a full-service restaurant, available for breakfast and dinner, also providing room service. The Pavilion Pantry convenience mart is open 24 hours a day. The hotel has a fitness center and an indoor heated pool.

Reservations

SIAM is holding a block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn. These rooms are being held on a first-come first-served basis at the following discounted rates:

Reservation deadline Saturday, September 14, 2002

Hilton Garden Inn Room Rates: Single/Double $145.00
Rates are subject to prevailing state and local occupancy taxes.

These rooms will be held for SIAM's exclusive use until Saturday, September 14, 2002 only. Please be aware that SIAM's room block fills quickly, so we suggest that you make your hotel and travel plans early. Reservations made after September 14, 2002 will depend on availability and the above rates may not be in effect.

We urge you to make your reservations immediately as we expect a large turnout for this meeting. Fax (202-783-7801) or mail the Hotel Reservation Form directly to the Hilton Garden Inn. You may also make your reservation by phone (800-HILTONS or 202-783-7800). When making your reservation by phone, be certain to identify yourself as an attendee of the SIAM Symposium on Computational Models and Simulation for Intra-Cellular Processes to receive the discounted rate. Remember to get your confirmation number! Your support in staying at the Hilton Garden Inn helps keep SIAM meeting costs down, which directly affects you as a member.

Deposit

The Hilton Garden Inn requires a deposit equivalent to one night's room rate to guarantee your reservation. The hotel accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Japan Credit Bureau or Discover as a form of payment. The hotel will send out written confirmations upon request.

Cancellations

If you need to change or cancel your reservation, you must contact the hotel by 5:00 Eastern Standard Time at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled arrival in order to receive a refund of your one night's deposit.

Check-In and Check-Out

Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM Eastern Time.

Parking

Valet parking is available for a fee.

Hotel Room-Sharing List

A hotel room-sharing list is available for those who wish to share a room with another attendee at the conference to reduce expenses. If you are interested in finding a roommate, please fill-in and submit the Hotel Room-Sharing List Form. SIAM can only give you the name of other interested attendees; it is up to you to make the arrangements.

Climate

Washington, DC's average high for October is 69° Fahrenheit and average low is 50° Fahrenheit. Please remember that meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.

Fax and E-mail Capabilities

SIAM cannot offer e-mail access for individual attendees. We suggest you bring your own laptop computer and use the telephone line in your room. If you do not have your own personal laptop computer, the hotel offers complimentary Internet access and outbound faxing service (maximum of 10 pages).

Tourist Information

Please visit www.washington.org for more information on Washington, DC. The Hilton Garden Inn web site is www.washingtondcfranklinsquare.gardeninn.com.

Phone Messages

To reach attendees or to leave a message call 202-783-7800. The hotel will either connect you with the SIAM registration desk or forward a message to the attendee's room.


Created 4/23/02 DAR
Updated 5/13/02 MMD