The Chronicle Technology Forum April 5-7, 2009 Arlington, Va.

Hotel & Travel

Hotel Accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City

The Chronicle has arranged for a block of rooms for the Forum at a group rate of $279 per night plus tax.

Attendees are responsible for their own hotel accommodations. Hotel reservations at the Ritz-Carlton can be made by phone or online.

For individual reservations at the Ritz-Calton, Pentagon City, call (703) 415-5000 or (800) 241-3333 and reference "The Chronicle of Higher Education" to receive the group rate. To book your room online, visit the Pentagon City reservations page, click "Optional Information" below the dropdown menus for choosing your arrival and departure dates, and enter the group code CEDCEDA.

All reservations should be received by the Ritz-Carlton no later than March 13, 2009.

After this date the group rate may not be available.

Getting to Arlington, Virginia

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City is located in Arlington, Va., minutes away by car or subway from the heart of Washington, D.C.

The following three airports serve the Washington area.

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - DCA offers a full range of domestic flights. Taxi fare for the 5-minute ride to the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City is approximately $10. You can also ride Metro's Blue or Yellow line directly from the airport station and travel two stops to the Pentagon City station, which is located adjacent to the hotel. The fare for the 5-minute trip is $1.35-$1.65.
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD) - IAD is located 25 miles west of Arlington. Taxi fare for the 30-minute ride to the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City is approximately $60.
  • Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) - BWI is located 36 miles north of Arlington. Taxi fare for the 60-minute ride to the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City is approximately $80.

If you have questions about making your travel arrangements, please contact Sahar Sulayman at (202) 466-1042 or