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Disclaimer: These commercial establishments have no official relationship with NIST. We provide this information as a convenience to NIST visitors and conference attendees. NIST does not endorse or guarantee the quality or services provided by these establishments.

List of hotels in the Gaithersburg area as of 02/08 -Be sure to ask for the NIST rate, and if you are staying over a weekend, ask if the weekend rates are more reasonable.  If doing a hotel search, use Gaithersburg as the search location.  You must add 12% tax. 
Crowne Plaza Rockville - 3 Research Court, Rockville, Phone: 301-840-0200.  $146 -
Complimentary Shuttle to NIST on request. Restaurant Avaliable for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Access the NIST rate directly by clicking here.
Extended Stay America - 205 Professional Dr. Gaithersburg, Phone:  301-869-9814. $89.99/night or $69.99/night if staying 7 or more days. Pricing includes: queen bed, refrigerator, microwave, stove, TV, table & chairs.
Hilton Hotel - 620 Perry Pkwy. Gaithersburg, Phone: 301-977-8900,  $149
Complimentary shuttle service to NIST and Metro. Restaurant available.
Holiday Inn - Montgomery Village Ave. Gaithersburg, Phone:  301-948-8900. $119 Restaurant available, buffet breakfast $10, complimentary shuttle available to NIST and Metro.
Hyatt House Gaithersburg - 200 Skidmore Blvd. Gaithersburg, MD 20877, Phone:  301-527-6000  NIST rates start at $139 (2013) but can vary with length of stay. All-suite hotel, complimentary breakfast, internet, shuttle service in 5-mile radius. Corporate code 26156.
Motel 6 - 497 Quince Orchard Rd. Gaithersburg Phone: 301- 977-3311.  Sun-Thurs. $55.99 Fri - Sat. $69.99.  This hotel is next to the railroad track, if you decide on this hotel, ask for the side away from the tracks.  (within walking distance of NIST).
Residence Inn - 9721 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, Phone: 301-590-3003.  Pricing ranges from $139 - $169 depending on the length of stay.  Price includes:  Daily hot breakfast buffet , dinner - 2x a week (Mon. and Wed.), shuttle available to anywhere in 5 mile radius (incl. NIST and Metro).
Sleep Inn - 2 Research Court, Rockville, Phone:  301-948-8000, $89  - Complimentary shuttle to NIST on request, Continental Breakfast, free wifi.
Wyndham Garden Hotel - 805 Russell Ave., Gaithersburg, off Montgomery Village Avenue, Phone:  301-670-0008. $109  - Complimentary shuttle to Metro and NIST

Shuttles - the shuttles will bring you from the airports right to the hotels or a private residence.

Make a reservation a day or two before your trip.

Metro - From National Airport take the Yellow Line, change at Gallery Place to the Red Line. Take the Red Line to Shady Grove. NIST operates a shuttle to the NIST Administration Building during working hours 8:15a.m. -5:45p.m., leaving Shady Grove Metro station, east side, "Bus Bay C", at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour. You may also take a taxi or call some hotels for shuttle service.

Last modified 13-February-2013 by website owner: NCNR (attn: Bill Kamitakahara)