Logistics

by Davis Murphy last modified Oct 09, 2014 by Lyndele von Schill

Location

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.  One of the hotels is ~1.4 miles from NRAO (walking distance) across the grounds.  The Residence Inn is 2 miles from NRAO. Attendees are encouraged to carpool; limited parking is available.

Transportation

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.

Carpooling

Please note that parking is very limited at NRAO HQ, and a parking pass will be required.

Parking passes have been assigned to drivers who have indicated a willingness to provide rides to others.

If you need a ride, please check this list and contact a driver.


parking


Hotel Accommodations


Residence Inn Marriott
1111 Millmont Street Charlottesville, VA 22903 residence1
434-923-0300

  • ~2 miles from NRAO - Directions from hotel to NRAO
  • The newly renovated Residence Inn Charlottesville, VA hotel is conveniently located just behind the Barracks Road Shopping Center. Guests feel at home in our suites that offer separate living, sleeping and dining areas. Each suite features fully-equipped kitchens, pullout sofa beds, a 42" flat screen TV, a large desk, and complimentary internet access. Enjoy free daily hot breakfast buffet, social hours, and 24 hour access to the hotel’s updated fitness center.
  • Rates:  $139/night + tax/Studio Suite
  • Group rates are guaranteed until September 18, 2014.

Note: The block range is Oct 9, 10 & 11. If you plan to arrive or depart outside this range, please contact the hotel directly. At their discretion, they may honor the conference rate.

To make a room registration:

OnlineBook your group rate: NRAO Filaments Workshop >> [Second on list]

By Phone:  Individual attendees may call the Hotel directly at 434-923-0300 or Marriott Central Reservations at 1-800-321-2211.  All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card or accompanied by a first night room deposit. In order to receive the special discounted rate, be sure to mention NRAO Filaments Workshop when making your reservations.


Courtyard Marriott 29 North
638 Hillsdale Drive Charlottesville Virginia 22901 USA

1-434-973-7100

  • Group rates are guaranteed until September 18, 2014.

Note: The block range is Oct 9, 10 & 11. If you plan to arrive or depart outside this range, please contact the hotel directly. At their discretion, they may honor the conference rate.

To make a room registration:

OnlineBook your group rate: NRAO Filaments Workshop >> [First on List]

By Phone:  Individual attendees may call the Hotel directly at 434-973-7100 or Marriott Central Reservations at 1-800-321-2211.  All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card or accompanied by a first night room deposit. In order to receive the special discounted rate, be sure to mention NRAO Filaments Workshop when making your reservations.

 


Red Roof Inn Charlottesville - Univ of Virginia
1309 West Main Street Charlottesville, VA 22903 Red Roof
434-295-4333


  • Hotel offers flat screen TV's in all rooms and free parking.

ROOM BLOCK RATES HAVE SOLD OUT.