Dorm Housing info for ALA in Washington, D.C.

For those of you planning to attend the ALA Annual Conference in
Washington, D.C., dorm housing information is now available on our
website at
Dorm housing will be available at GeorgeMason University, located at
4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030. ALA will provide busing
between the dorms and the Washington Convention Center, just as if you
were staying in a hotel.

The rooms will be in Commonwealth and Dominion Halls, located in the
DUCC Area. These are five-story buildings consisting of suitestyle,
double occupancy rooms. Suite-Style Housing: Typically two people share
a bedroom with two bedrooms sharing a common bathroom between them.
Single occupancy rooms are also available; in this case, 2 bedrooms
still share a common bath area.

The rates are: $26.00 per person/per night double occupancy suite; and
$31.00 per person/per night single occupancy suite. Reservations must
be made by April 27, 2007. Only 100 spaces are available, and they are
on a first-come, first-served basis.

To make your reservation, download and submit the form available on the
ALA website. These reservations must be paid in advance. Cancellations
must be made by May 11, 2007 for a refund.

Linens may be added to your reservation for an additional $18 per
packet, payable upon check-in at the hotel. All linens, with the
exception of pillows, are cleaned and wrapped professionally after each
use. If you wish to trade in your packet during your stay for a clean
set, you may do so for another $18. Each Linen Package includes these
items: 2 sheets, 1 blanket, 1 pillow, 1 pillowcase, 2 bath towels, 2
hand towels, 2 washcloths.

One comment:

  1. Just a heads up– the GMU campus is not terribly close to DC or the Convention Center. I think you’re looking at a 45 minute drive in/out if you’re staying there. It’s not the distance so much… it’s the traffic. But for the savings, it’s still a good deal!

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