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223rd AAS Meeting Hotel Reservations & Travel Information

Hotel Information

The AAS has contracted blocks of rooms at the following hotel(s):

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745
Tel: 1-301-965-4000
Fax: 1-301-965-4098

Group Room Rates

Single and Double Occupancy: $181
Triple Occupancy $204
Quad Occupancy $224
The daily resort fee has been waived. Hotel guests will receive complimentary in-room amenities such as local and 1-800 telephone calls, high speed and wireless Internet access, daily newspaper, designated in-room beverages, and Fitness Center access.

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Getting to the National Harbor

Gaylord National is just a 15-minute drive from Reagan National Airport and a 45-minute drive from both Dulles and Baltimore Washington International Airports.


Complimentary Gaylord Shuttle from Washington Reagan (DCA)

Saturday, 4 January
7:30am-9:30pm, with pick up on the :30 of every hour

Sunday, 5 January
7:30am-9:30pm, with pick up every 30 minutes

Pickup for the AAS Shuttle at DCA will be at Baggage Claim #5--Look for the representative with the “American Astronomical Society” sign.

Complimentary Gaylord Shuttle to/from King Street Metro - Monday Evening

On Monday, 1/7, explore DC and the surrounding area by hopping on the complimentary Gaylord shuttle which will run from the main entrance of the Gaylord to the King Street Metro from 6:00pm-10:30pm, every 30 minutes. Last pick-up on King Street at 10pm.

Gaylord Express Vehicle Service

The Gaylord offers private vehicle transportation for up to 4 passengers to and from local airports. Service can be ordered by contacting the hotel transportation desk at 301-965-2081.

$25 (per car) each way to Reagan National Airport (see above for Sat. & Sun.)
$75 (per car) each way to BWI and Dulles International Airport’s

Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.


From Reagan National (DCA) to Gaylord National
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Departs every 20 minutes
Reservations are recommended; tickets are also available from the SuperShuttle desk on the lower level of the airport, near baggage claim.

$18 one way/ $33 per person, round trip/ $85 for exclusive van service

From Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Gaylord National $44 per passenger/$125 exclusive

From Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI) to Gaylord National $45 per passenger/$125 exclusive

To make your shuttle reservation, call 1-800-258-3826, visit online at Super Shuttle. Ticket prices subject to change. Please call ahead to verify current prices.

Discount Code: Q82CC
($2.OO off of one way trips and $5 off of roundtrips from BWI, DCA and IAD)

Taxi Service

Prices to or from local area airports:
$25 Reagan National (DCA)
$70 Baltimore Washington International (BWI)
$70 Dulles International (IAD)

National Harbor Shuttle and Metro

A shuttle bus runs between the National Harbor and the King Street Metro Station - $10 one way (based on seating availability). The shuttle stops at three National Harbor locations: The Westin, The Wyndam and Potomac Overlook. These are short walks from the Gaylord Hotel.
Shuttle Schedule

Parking at the National Harbor

Gaylord self-parking fees: $24/day
Valet Parking: $35/day
National Harbor garage fees - $11/day or $13/overnight

Bus Service

National Harbor and the Gaylord National Hotel are connected to the Washington Metro system (Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, or WMATA), via a limited-stop bus route. For bus schedules, route maps and current prices*, please visit the WMATA website and view information on the NH1 / National Harbor Bus Line.

*Pricing and bus schedule are not determined by Gaylord National and are subject to change at any time without notice. Please verify with Metro before finalizing your plans.

Water Taxi

The water taxi will run from 1:00pm-7:00pm Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday to and from Old Town Alexandria.  No charge to attendees.

Travel Discount Codes

American Airlines
AAS Discount Code: 2714AE
AAS Business Code: 823699

Super Shuttle
Discount Code: Q82CC
($2.OO off of one way trips and $5 off of roundtrips from BWI, DCA and IAD)
Phone Number: 1 800- BLUE-VAN (258-3826)

AAS Discount Code: 0001924477

Fedex Office Shipping and Printing Services

Open 7 day a week 6:00am - 9:00pm
Self-Serve, Open 24 hours - Accessible with Room Key Card
Located insire the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Tel: 301-567-0457

Individual Shipment(s) - Label Standard: Package Handling Fees Apply
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Hold for Guest (Guest Name) (Arrival Date)
201 Waterfront St.
National Harbor, MD 20745