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Hotel Information


AAHGS has reserved a block of rooms at the conference venue, College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. There are also several other hotels nearby if you choose to stay elsewhere.



College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
3501 University Boulevard East
Hyattsville, Maryland 20783

Reservations:  Call the hotel directly at 301-985-7300

Located in Hyattsville, Maryland

12 miles from downtown Washington, DC.

There are also several other hotels nearby if you choose to stay elsewhere.

Price Per Night

Special room rates of $129.00 (single and double) are available for AAHGS conference registrants. There is a sales tax of 10% on each guest room. The conference room rate is available beginning on Monday, October 8th  through Sunday, October 14th, for those wanting to arrive early to conduct personal research or attend the pre-conference tours which take place October 9 - 11.  The conference will be held October 11-13.  Call the hotel directly at 610.354.8118 and ask for the AAHGS Conference Rate.

Attention!  Please be advised that, if you reserve a room in the AAHGS block, Valley Forge Casino Resort will charge you a deposit of $141.90, the price of one  night's stay plus tax.  This deposit will be refunded if you cancel by October 3rd.  Otherwise, it will be applied toward your final bill.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel by October 3, 2018 without penalty. Late cancellations or no shows from October 04, 2018 thru October 10, 2018 will be charged $141.90.


Free self-parking for all hotel guests and conference attendees.

Airport Shuttle

The Valley Forge Casino Resort recommends Tropiano Airport Shuttle ( / 800-559-2040) for $29 cash / $34 credit card and $53 round trip. Shuttles depart from Philadelphia International Airport’s (PHL) Ground Transportation Area and returns to the airport on an hourly basis.  The last pickup at the airport is 11 pm.  The last pickup at the hotel is 6:00 pm. The distance is 18 miles and is approximately 28 minutes away.  Reservations are advised, especially for the return trip to the airport since the service only stops at the hotel when a reservation has been made.


No nearby public transportation service.

The hotel offers free shuttle transportation to destinations within 5 miles.

Number of Rooms in Hotel 485 - Max in hotel
Number of Queen/Doubles

130 Doubles will be blocked for group.
There are two double beds in these rooms. These are the same rooms that will be used for those who register for triple and quad room.

Number of King Beds

20 to be blocked for Group
45 total in hotel

Number of Accessible Rooms in hotel  

2 completely wheelchair-accessible rooms
25 available with showers only - no tub

Number of elevators 3 in each tower
Snack area

Soda machines on every floor
Snacks available in Gift Shop



Hotel Amenities


Complimentary Wi-Fi guestrooms, meeting rooms and all public areas

In-room iron


In-room safe







Not open in October

Fitness Center



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