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Office of Public Witness
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The Office of Public Witness
Phone: (202) 543-1126
Fax: (202) 543-7755
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Or write to:
100 Maryland Ave. NE
Ste. 410
Washington, D.C. 20002

Coming to Washington?

The Washington Office has compiled travel resources for individuals or groups planning a visit to Washington, D.C. Visitors may use the resources below to find accommodation, transportation and other information related to their stay.


Note: the Presbyterian Washington Office is in the Methodist Building, which is in the white triangle area at the corner of First St. and Maryland Ave. between the United States Supreme Court and Dirksen.


Transit/transportation to and around Washington, D.C.

Places to stay

Washington, D.C., offers many nationally known hotels. Use the booking Web sites below or visit your preferred hotel’s Web site for reservations.


Special Hotel Rate (from $99–169, depending on time of year) at 
Comfort Inn Downtown DC/Convention Center
1201 13th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005
Link will automatically fill in discount "LPRS Rate"

Lower-cost alternatives to hotels are also plentiful in Washington D.C. Below are some guest houses, B&Bs and hostels in the area.

Centro Maria Residence (for young women under 30 only)
650 Jackson Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20017
Phone: (202) 635-1697
Fax: (202) 635-7246
Send an email.

Woodley Park Guest House
2647 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: (202) 667-0218
Fax: (202) 667-1080 
Toll free: (877) 232-7744
Send an email.

Kalorama Guest House at Kalorama Park
1854 Mintwood Place, NW, Washington D.C. 20009
Phone: (202) 667-6369
Fax: (202) 319-1262
Toll free: (800) 947-6450

Kalorama Guest House at Woodley Park
2700 Cathedral Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: (202) 328-0860
Fax: (202) 328-8730
Toll Free:  (800) 974-9101

Adam's Inn Guest House
1744 Lanier Place, NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Phone: (202) 745-3600 
Fax: (202) 319-7958
Toll free:  (800) 578-6807
Send an email.

Andrews House (Guest House of the Church of the Savior)
2708 Ontario Road, NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Phone: (202) 483-0799
Send an email.

International Guest House (an outreach of the Mennonite Church  USA)
1441 Kennedy Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20011
Phone: (202) 726-5808
Fax: (202) 882-2228
Send an email.

Center for Educational Design and Communication (minimum group of 6)
821 Varnum Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20017
Phone: (202) 635-7987
Fax: (202) 526-3506
Send an email.

Center for Student Missions
5331 Colorado Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20011
Phone: (202) 829-7016
Send an email.

Hostelling International Washington, D.C./
Washington International AYH Youth Hostel

Dormitory style accommodations with separate quarters for males and females. Kitchen facilities are available.
1009 11th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202) 737-2333
Fax: (202) 737-1508
Send an email.

Hilltop Hostel Washington, D.C. (formerly India House Hostel)
300 Carrol Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20012
Phone: (202) 291-9591
Send an email.

The Pilgrimage(part of Church of the Pilgrims, a PC(USA) congregation)
2201 P Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20037
Phone: (202) 387-6615     
Fax: (202) 387-6614
Send an email.

Washington Seminar Center on Capitol Hill(part of Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, a PC(USA) congregation)
201 4th Street, SE, Washington, D.C. 20003
Phone: (202) 547-8118

First Trinity Lutheran
4th and E Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202) 737-4859
Fax: (202) 628-0571          
Send an email.

Washington International Student Center
2451 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC  20009
Phone: (202) 667-7681
Toll free: (800) 567-4150
Send an email.

Washington Theological Union (Room and Facilities Rental)
6896 Laurel Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20012
Phone: (202) 541-5222
Toll free: (800) 334-9922 x5222

William Penn House
515 E. Capitol Street, SE, Washington, D.C. 20003
Phone: (202) 543-5560 
Fax: (202) 543-3814
Send an email.

Tourism information/ guides


Westminster Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)    
400 I Street, SW, Washington D.C.
Phone: (202) 484-7700
Jazz Night (Fridays 6 to 9 p.m.)  
Blue Monday Blues (Monday 6 to 9 p.m.)

MetroGuide’s Washington, D.C., event guide
Find tickets and information for Washington, D.C., events.

The Washington Post 
While in D.C., check out The Washington Post newspaper for information on entertainment. The Friday edition contains a supplemental weekend section with details on cultural and recreational events in the metro area. Also see the Washingtonian Magazine for entertainment ideas and events.