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Welcome to the Washington, D.C. metro area!

We’re excited to be hosting the International Drug Policy Reform Conference at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel!  Our goal is to provide you with the most cutting edge drug policy reform information by day and have you enjoy all the DC area has to offer by night.  

CONFERENCE HOTEL: The Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202-3505
United States

Phone: (703) 920-3230
Central Reservations: 800-228-9290


Due to overwhelming interest in this year’s Reform Conference, the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel is currently sold out.  If you are looking for a hotel room, please reference a third party booking engine.




Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel offers an ideal location for vacations, business trips and weekend getaways. This lovely hotel in Arlington, VA features exceptional guest rooms and suites as well as multiple dining options like Einstein Bagels. The hotel's location near Washington Reagan Airport offers convenient access to the best shopping and dining at Crystal City Shops and The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. The Crystal City Metro can be accessed from the hotel's lobby, allowing guests to easily reach Washington, D.C., museums, monuments and attractions. Perfect for conferences, meetings and social events in the area, the hotel's event facilities include a 16,000 square-foot ballroom, banquet spaces and 27 meeting rooms. After an eventful day, the hotel offers an indoor and outdoor pool for a refreshing swim and a fitness center with free weights and cardiovascular equipment. Stay connected with complimentary wireless Internet offered in the lobby and public areas.


For general directions to the hotel, click here. For additional parking options within the hotel and in the vicinity, click here.


From Reagan National Airport (DCA), you can take the complimentary shuttle offered by the Crystal Gateway Marriott which drops off at the front of the hotel.  You can also inexpensively take WMATA, or metro, directly from Reagan National Airport.  Simply board the BLUE line in the direction of LARGO TOWN CENTER.  You will exit at the CRYSTAL CITY stop.

If you are traveling from Dulles International Airport (IAD), the easiest and most economical option is Supershuttle.  Please note that you might be able to negotiate a group discount with Supershuttle.  The other option is a taxi service and the cost is approximately $60.00 each way to and from Dulles Airport.

From Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI), take the MARC train from BWI Airport to Union Station.  At Union Station, transfer to WMATA and take the RED LINE in the direction of SHADY GROVE to GALLERY PLACE/CHINATOWN.  At GALLERY PLACE/CHINATOWN, transfer to the YELLOW LINE in the direction of FRANCONIA/SPRINGFIELD and exit at the CRYSTAL CITY stop. The Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel is connected underground to this Metro stop, so please follow the appropriate signage.


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Please note that you might be able to negotiate a group discount with them. The other option is a taxi service and the cost is approximately $60.00 each way to and from the Denver Airport.