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The Hyatt Regency Crystal City is the official host hotel of the AUCD 2011 Conference.

2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia, USA 22202

Tel: 703-418-1234

Situated only four miles from historic Washington, DC, this hotel in Arlington, Virginia, offers free shuttle service (including accessible shuttles) to Reagan National Airport and guestrooms with contemporary amenities.

Hyatt  Regency Crystal City Google Map

View the Crystal City neighborhood here with Google Maps



Hyatt Regency Reservations

AUCD Conference Room Rate: $209/night

Deadline for Conference Rate: Friday, October 14, 2011, 11:59pmET

AUCD cannot guarantee group rate availability in the days leading up to this deadline. The AUCD group rate room block is not unlimited.

  • A small number of rooms remain available in the Conference block. Reserve a room by phone: call (888) 421-1442 and indicate you are booking for the Hyatt Crystal City and the group Association of University Centers on Disabilities or AUC4.
  • Reserve an accessible room: per our contract, the hotel is holding all of their ADA rooms within our room block. There are a limited number of these rooms, however, so please book early. The online reservation site does not provide space for specific details such as "roll-in shower", so please use the phone reservation process above to book an ADA room.

Saturday, October 5th is almost sold out at the Hyatt Crystal City. If you call the Hyatt and they do not have rooms for Saturday, please contact the hotel below for a Saturday night only alternative.

  • We have held a small number of king and double rooms for Saturday night across the street at the Courtyard Marriott. If you need a room for Saturday night, please access the information below for booking. The cut off for this block of Saturday rooms at the Courtyard Marriott is October 17th. Please note that these rooms are for SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY at the Courtyard Marriott as there are still rooms left at the Hyatt for the other nights.
  • For online Saturday only reservations:
  • For Saturday phone reservations:
    • Call the reservations department at 1 888 236 2427 and ask for the AUCD Room Block at the Courtyard Arlington Crystal City/Reagan National Airport.

If you have questions or encounter problems in booking with the hotel, please contact Laura Martin at AUCD at 301-588-8252.




Hyatt Regency Disability Accomodations

The Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel is committed to meeting all of the requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act. Facilities for persons with disabilities include:

  • Connecting rooms
  • Braille symbols in elevators
  • Restaurant/room service menus in Braille
  • Seven rooms with roll-in showers
  • Bathtub benches and grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible: doors, sink/vanity and towel racks, climate controls, peepholes, closet poles.

See the "reservations" section above for instructions on booking an accessible room.



Select "Transportation" at left to view information for regional airports, the Washington DC Metro (subway), airport shuttles, and local taxi contacts.


About Crystal City, VA

"Crystal City, Arlington's largest downtown, is transforming... alive with some of the city's hottest destination restaurants, a synergy of sidewalk cafes and diverse shopping. Premier offices and residential, world class hotels, shopping and inspired dining, all converge along tree lined streets, punctuated by parks filled with people. It's all here."

"Several of Arlington's largest hotels are in Crystal City, connected via the Crystal City Underground to Metro. Adjacent to Reagan National Airport and minutes from D.C. -featuring great shopping, dining and accommodations in an easily walkable downtown - Crystal City is not just's brilliant."





About AUCD 2011

It has been 40 years since our network was founded. 2011 is a time to reflect on the accomplishments of the last forty years, to face the challenges of today, and to imagine the future. It is important that we celebrate our accomplishments in advocacy, in education, in systems change, and in promoting self advocacy. It is also important that we recognize the issues and challenges of today and develop solutions and strategies that will continue the journey. And it is important to continue to envision the future.

The 2011 AUCD Conference provides an opportunity to celebrate the great strengths and capacity of our network... and to share those strategies in research, education, and service that continue the journey towards equity and excellence. Join your colleagues in this year's conference and help shape the future of the disability field.