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The Washington Hilton is the official host hotel of the AUCD 2012 Conference.

1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: 202-328-2080

Centrally located to all of Washington's government, business and cultural interests, and a quick walk to the Dupont Circle Red Line Metro station, the Washington Hilton is nestled in the center of DC's most sought-after neighborhoods. Enjoy the gastropubs of Dupont Circle and the vibrant, international nightlife of Adams Morgan, soak in the jazz scene and boutiques on U Street, world-class shopping in Georgetown and charming architecture along Embassy Row. Explore outdoors at the National Zoo or a stroll through the tree-lined oasis of Rock Creek Park.

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AUCD Conference in the Washington Hilton

The entire AUCD Conference is located on the Terrace level of the Washington Hilton, almost entirely within Columbia Hall and Meeting Rooms.  View a map of the Terrace Level on the Hilton's website here.



Hotel Reservations

The AUCD room block at the Hilton is full!

Alternate Hotel Information

The Washington Hilton is sold out of rooms on some of the nights of our conference. If you have tried to reserve a room through the Hilton and are unsuccessful, please contact the hotels listed below to check availability. These are both within a block or two of the conference hotel. Note that AUCD does not have negotiated rates at these other hotels.




Washington Hilton Information:

Hilton guest room
AUCD 2012 Room Rate

$219/night for single or ADA double occupancy
$229/night for double occupancy

Online Reservations - FULL

To make a reservation online, go to the dedicated AUCD Hilton reservations webpage and select the Book a Room button. Follow the prompts to enter your arrival and departure dates and your room preference. (You do not need to put anything in the Special Accounts section.) Select Continue and your room preference with the $219 rate should appear. Follow the additional prompts to complete your reservation.

Phone Reservations - FULL

To make a reservation by phone, call 1-800- HILTONS, specify the Washington Hilton hotel and the AUCD Conference to get the negotiated rate of $219/night.

ADA Reservations

When reserving an accessible room or making any accessible accommodation requests, it is strongly recommended to follow up with the hotel via phone to ensure that your request was entered correctly in their system. The Washington Hilton has 33 ADA rooms, 16 of those with roll-in showers (see details below) but not all of these rooms are in AUCD's room block. If you have any issues with booking an accessible room, please contact Laura Martin at AUCD via email or phone at 301-588-8252.




Washington Hilton Disability Accommodations

Accessible Guest Rooms

There are 33 accessible guest rooms (kings and doubles) at the Washington Hilton. Standard accessible features include lowered peepholes in guestroom doors, lowered wall-mounted thermostats, lowered closet rods, flashing fire alarms for the hearing impaired, accessible commodes and sinks, lowered towel bars, grab bars surrounding all toilets, roll-in showers or bathtubs. Roll-in showers have hand-held shower sprayers with extensions and shower benches.

Other features available upon request are telephones with amplified headset, door knock light and vibrating alarm clock.

  • 16 guest rooms featuring roll-in showers with a hand-held shower sprayer extension and shower benches
  • 17 guest rooms featuring accessible bathtubs and grab rails

Additional information about the hotel and it's accessibility features can be found online here.


About the Dupont Circle Neighborhood

Dupont Circle is a cosmopolitan neighborhood with some of Washington, DC's finest museums, historic homes and foreign embassies as well as a variety of ethnic restaurants, bookstores, and private art galleries. This neighborhood is the heart of Washington, DC's nightlife.


North of Downtown, East of Rock Creek Park, South of Adams Morgan and Kalorama, and West of Logan Circle. See a map of Dupont Circle.

Public Transportation and Parking

Street parking is very limited in this neighborhood. Public transportation is advised.

Metro station: Dupont Circle

Metrobus Routes: 42, G2, L2, N2-N6

Things to see and do in the Dupont Circle area

  • Adams Morgan - The hip, cosmopolitan Adams Morgan neighborhood reigns supreme as the Washington DC destination for world cuisine and live music. 18th Street and Columbia Road especially are home to a variety of vibrant restaurants & bars.
  • U Street Corridor - The U Street Corridor is Washington DC's fastest-growing neighborhood, and was famously home to the first notes of jazz legend Duke Ellington, as well as boutique shops, spas, cafes and Ben's Chili Bowl - renowned for its mouth-watering chili half-smokes and drop-in customers such as Bill Cosby and Barack Obama.
  • Dupont Circle - Gastro-pubs, bistros and a vibrant Sunday morning farmers' market make Dupont Circle one of Washington DC's trendiest and most up-scale neighborhoods.
  • Embassy Row - This charming residential neighborhood of the social and political elite features more than 50 diplomatic embassies on Massachusetts Avenue alone.
    Georgetown - The bustling DC shopping district is known for its collection of trendy shops and boutiques, delicious restaurants and cafes, and vibrant old-town atmosphere.
  • National Zoo - Take a trip to the National Zoo during your stay at Washington Hilton. Just one mile from the Washington Hilton hotel, the zoo is home to Washington DC's famous Giant Pandas.
  • Rock Creek Park - Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy miles of jogging trails just steps from the hotel. Picnic, hike, horseback ride or check out the planetarium.
  • Philips Collection - Museum of modern art from French impressionism to American modernism.