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Hotel and Travel Information

by Dong-Chan Kim last modified Mar 04, 2014 by Lyndele von Schill


Detailed information about the workshop logistics can be found at this wiki.


Hotel and Travel Information


The City of Charlottesville is located in west Central Virginia, approximately 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and 70 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The meeting will be held at the NRAO Headquarters at 520 Edgemont Road on the grounds of the University of Virginia.  The Cavalier Inn is about 1 mile away from NRAO.  Attendees are encouraged to carpool.  Limited parking is available.

Maps and Directions

Click here for directions and a map of Charlottesville

Interactive UVA Maps

Directions from Area Hotels to NRAO

Important note when using GPS or web-based directions: McCormick Road is closed to through-traffic for much of the work day.  When traveling from your hotel to NRAO, please use these directions.


Charlottesville is accessible via the Charlottesville Airport (CHO).  Washington Dulles and Richmond International Airports are within 100 miles each.  In addition, Amtrak runs daily trains from Washington, DC and New York City.

Hotel Accommodations

Reservations will be made on your behalf at the Residence Inn of Charlottesville. The rate includes a full, hot breakfast buffet. You may be asked for a credit card to guarantee the room, but be assured that the NAASC/NRAO will be direct billed for your room expenses. Please confirm your arrival and departure dates before April 1st; after this date, neither availability nor the reduced rate can be guaranteed.