2017 Annual Meeting

of the Decision Sciences Institute

Hotel and Local Information

The 48th Annual Meeting Hosted By….

Washington Hilton

1919 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 20009, USA
 

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Reservations made via the above link are for the DSI contracted nightly rate of $189 per person.  The reservation portal for the Washington Hilton will close on October 18th 2017.

 

Washington Hilton is a contemporary retreat in the heart of the most vibrant neighborhoods in Washington, DC. Whether you’re looking to try new culinary experiences, shop at a boutique or listen to jazz, our Embassy Row hotel puts you in the center of it all. Stroll around Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, U Street Corridor, Embassy Row and Georgetown. Go for a run in a tree-lined oasis, visit the famous giant pandas, or immerse yourself in American art. Hop on the Metro Red Line at Dupont Circle and easily visit the White House, U.S. Capitol, Smithsonian museums and all of DC’s top attractions. Urban adventure awaits outside our doors.

With a double-arched design, the Washington Hilton Hotel was built in 1965 by William B. Tabler, Sr., an American architect who designed more than 400 hotels. Since the hotel opened, it has hosted events like the White House Correspondents Association annual dinner as well as musical performances by artists like The Doors and Jimi Hendrix. In March 30, 1981, the hotel was also the site of an assassination attempt on U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

The Washington Hilton is in the epicenter of the vibrant neighborhoods of Adams Morgan, Dupont Circle, U Street and 14th Street. Walk to nightlife venues, top restaurants, museums and attractions.  The hotel sits just four blocks from Dupont Circle Metro.

 

About Washington DC:  Local Attractions
 National Zoo – (0.5 Miles) The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is located less than one mile from Washington Hilton, along the picturesque tree-lined Connecticut Avenue. This free Washington DC attraction is home to more than 2,000 animals, including the famous giant pandas. Events are held throughout the year, including a summer brew fest, Halloween trick-or-treating and holiday.

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Dupont Circle (4 Blocks) Lining Connecticut Avenue between the hotel and Dupont Circle are gastro-pubs, coffee shops, bistros and a lively Sunday morning farmers’ market (in season). This area is one of DC’s trendiest neighborhoods. Check out the nation’s first certified organic dining experience, Restaurant Nora.

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Adams Morgan – (1 Block) Just one block east of the hotel is the Adams Morgan neighborhood. Discover a hip, cosmopolitan global village featuring international cuisine, lounges and live music. Sample dishes from a variety of exciting restaurants and bars centered around 18th Street and Columbia Road.

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The Phillips Collection – (3 Blocks) Encounter superb works of modern art in an intimate setting at The Phillips Collection, opened to the public in 1921 in Washington’s vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood. Paintings by Renoir and Rothko, Bonnard and O’Keeffe, van Gogh and Diebenkorn are among the many stunning impressionist and modern works that fill the museum. Its distinctive building combines extensive new galleries with the former home of its founder, Duncan Phillips. The collection continues to develop with selective new acquisitions, many by contemporary artists.

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Rock Creek Park – (1 Mile) Rock Creek Park serves as a natural oasis within the heavily urbanized District of Columbia.  Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation’s capital. It offers visitors opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits through the beauty of nature. Fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and thousands of years of human history emanate the delicate aura of the forest.

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Smithsonian Museums – (3.0 Miles) Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities.

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National Mall – (3.0 Miles) For more than 200 years, the National Mall has symbolized our nation and its democratic values, which have inspired the world. The National Mall – the great swath of green in the middle of our capital city and stretching from the foot of the United States Capitol to the Potomac River – is the premiere civic and symbolic space in our nation.

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The White House – (2.0 Miles) Every president since John Adams has occupied the White House, and the history of this building extends far beyond the construction of its walls. From the Ground Floor Corridor rooms, transformed from their early use as service areas, to the State Floor rooms, where countless leaders and dignitaries have been entertained, the White House is both the home of the President of the United States his family and a museum of American history. The White House is a place where history continues to unfold.

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  The Capitol Building – (3.0 Miles) The United States Capitol is among the most symbolically important and architecturally impressive buildings in the nation. It has housed the meeting chambers of the House of Representatives and the Senate for two centuries. The Capitol, which was started in 1793, has been through many construction phases. It stands today as a monument to the American people and their government.

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For more ideas on things to do in Washington DC, the links below are a good starting point for anyone taking their first trip to the city (https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/). Also visit  (https://washington.org/).

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