College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
3501 University Blvd East
Hyattsville, Maryland, 20783, USA
Access to the iConference is only an elevator ride away!
The College Park Marriott Hotel is the official hotel and location of iConference 2019. Parking at the Marriott Hotel is complementary and wired/wireless standard internet is complementary in all guest rooms.
However, the College Park Marriott Room Block is close to SOLD OUT. If the Marriott is unable to accommodate your request, we have a second hotel block at the Cambria Hotel College Park. For phone reservations – Call (301) 595-2600 and provide Group Code KN74A5 to receive the discounted group rate of $119/night.
Metro Washington D.C. airports include the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), and Dulles International Airport (IAD). Information regarding our airports can be found here.
The Greenbelt-BWI Airport Express Line is a Metro nonstop bus service from BWI to Greenbelt Metro Station (fare is $3–MUST have exact change). It runs every 40 minutes Monday through Friday. From the Greenbelt Metro station, take the Metro one stop to the College Park station where you can ride the UMD College Park Metro (104) to campus.
There is a WMATA metrorail line servicing College Park from National/Reagan to College Park. Take the “Yellow Line” to Mt. Vernon Square Convention Center, then transfer to the “Green Line” to College Park.
There are AMTRAK Train Stations in Washington, DC (Union Station) and at New Carrollton, MD. From either station, you would take a taxi to College Park; the fare would be around $20 from New Carrollton. If there are no taxis already at the station, our local Maryland taxi network can be reached at (301) 864-7700.
There is also the MARC Train Station at BWI that runs to Washington, DC (Union Station). BWI provides a free shuttle service to the MARC/AMTRAK Train Station.
Buses and Shuttles
College Park Green Line Metro and MARC Train
The walk from the College Park Metro to the Marriott Conference Visitor Center is a beautiful 40 minute stroll through the heart of campus and passes the College of Information Studies. There are two complimentary Marriott vans that can be requested and free UMD bus shuttles that loop frequently. To schedule a Marriott van pick up, please call the front desk at the Marriott Hotel.
For the Maryland Shuttle, please take the UMD College Park Metro (104). Attendees should exit the bus at the Maryland M Circle, cross the street and grab the UMD University View (114) and ride to Stamp Student Union, 5 minutes from the Marriott Conference Visitor Center. In the evening, attendees should walk to Stamp Student Union and take the UMD Blue (117) back to the Maryland M Circle, and grab the UMD College Park Metro (104) again.
Cambria to Marriott
The walk from the Cambria Hotel to the Marriott Conference Visitor Center is a 30 minute stroll through the heart of campus and passes the College of Information Studies. There are two complimentary Marriott vans that can be requested and free UMD bus shuttles that loop frequently. To schedule a Marriott van pick up, please call the front desk at the Marriott Hotel.
During the day, the UMD University View (114) shuttle bus can be accessed on Baltimore Ave at a local bar and grill called Looneys Pub. This bus drives through the heart of campus, and iConference attendees should get off the shuttle across from the Stamp Student Union, 5 minutes from the Marriott Conference Visitor Center. In the evening, attendees should walk to Stamp Student Union and take the UMD Blue (117) back to Looney’s Pub.
Things To Do Nearby
- Museum of American History
- Museum of African American History
- Air and Space Museum
- Museum of Natural History
- National Archives
- The Phillips Collection
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- International Spy Museum
- National Cherry Blossom Festival
- Environmental Film Festival
- Baseball Game at Nationals Park
- Hockey Game at Verizon Center
- Tidal Basin Paddle Boat Season
- International Pillow Fight Day
- Smithsonian Jazz Appreciation Month
- College of Information Studies
- Stamp Student Union
- McKeldin Library
- Memorial Chapel
- Hornbake Plaza
- The Armory
- The Dairy
- Campus Farm