Visit ACE

Directions

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  • Take the Metro red line to Dupont Circle Metrorail station.
  • Take the Dupont Circle South exit (not the Q Street exit) to 19th Street.
  • At the top of the escalator, turn right, cross 19th Street, then cross New Hampshire Avenue.
  • ACE is located in the National Center for Higher Education building on the corner of New Hampshire Avenue and Dupont Circle.

From Rockville, MD, and Points North

  • Take Connecticut Avenue south.
  • At R Street, move into the right lane and make a slight right-hand turn onto 20th Street south. Proceed for three blocks.
  • Make a left onto New Hampshire Avenue.
  • ACE will be on your left, at the corner of New Hampshire Avenue and Dupont Circle in the National Center for Higher Education building.

From Fairfax, VA, and Points West

  • Take Route 66 east to the Roosevelt Bridge.
  • Once you cross the bridge, the road will become Constitution Avenue.
  • Turn left on 20th Street. Follow 20th Street through several traffic lights, until you reach New Hampshire Avenue.
  • Bear right onto New Hampshire Avenue.
  • ACE is located at the corner of New Hampshire Avenue and Dupont Circle in the National Center for Higher Education building.

From Northern Virginia and Points South

  • Take the Washington Beltway (Interstate 495) to Route 395 north.
  • Take the Virginia 27/Washington Blvd. exit (8B), toward the Pentagon/Arlington Cemetery.
  • Follow signs for U.S. 50/George Washington Memorial Parkway north.
  • Bear left at the fork.
  • Curve right and cross the Arlington Memorial Bridge. Continue through Lincoln Memorial Circle.
  • Turn left onto 23rd Street and drive several blocks.
  • Turn right onto New Hampshire Avenue.
  • ACE is located at the corner of New Hampshire Avenue and Dupont Circle in the National Center for Higher Education building.

We advise taking the Metro to ACE’s offices at 1 Dupont Circle​. For visitors who are driving, garage parking is available at several locations nearby and metered parking is available on the streets.​

Inclement Weather

​When bad weather threatens the Washington, D.C. metro area, please be aware that ACE generally follows the federal government for inclement weather delays and closings.

If you scheduled to attend a meeting or event at ACE’s offices at 1 Dupont Circle, and have questions about the current operating status of the federal government, you can find the latest news on the Office of Personnel Management’s status page.

You can also download the OPM mobile alert app here: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/mobile-app/ for immediate updates.

Visitor Accommodations

​ACE has negotiated preferred 2018 property agreements with the following neighborhood hotels. All hotels are within a five-minute walk from Dupont Circle.

Transient Rate is an individual rate for less than 10 guests. ACE’s preferred rates are contracted on a non-last room availability basis which means the rates are subject to availability based upon occupancy and rate of the hotel. Hotels encourage travelers to book their reservations at least 4 weeks prior to their arrival date.​

1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

Hotel Main Number: (202) 483-6000
Reservations: (202) 483-6000
Reservation E-mail Address: dupont@doylecollection.com

To receive the transient rate, mention American Council on Education.

Or book online: Room assignments can be made directly with The DuPont Circle Hotel by visiting the hotel website. Guests should enter the arrival/departure dates located under the “Book Your Stay” tab. Once the dates are entered, click on “Have a code?” Enter the Corporate Code: CO12847 

Transient Rates

Low Season

January 1 – February 28
June 28 – September 9
November 15 – December 31

Classic: $219.00
Deluxe $239.00
Studio$439.00

High Season

March 1 – June 27
September 10 – November 14

Classic: $299.00
Deluxe: $339.00
Studio: $649.00

Guest room rates are subject to the prevailing local tax of 14.5% daily, unless tax exemption is approved

The DuPont Circle Hotel is 3-minutes walking distance from ACE. Their amenities include:

  • Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Complimentary access to fitness suite
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities and Espresso in all rooms
  • Complimentary still and sparkling bottled water
  • Membership of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) DISCOVERY loyalty programme
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2015 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Hotel Main Number: (202) 265-1600
Reservations: (855) 893-1011

To receive the transient rate, mention American Council on Education.

Transient Rates

January 1 – February 28, 2018
July 1 – September 3, 2018
November 1 – December 31, 2018

   Deluxe or Queen: $205

March 1 – June 30, 2018
September 4 – October 31, 2018

   Deluxe or Queen: $245 

10% off Best Available Rate (when the ACE rate is closed)
15% off Best Available Rate (when BAR is lower than ACE)

Guest room rates are subject to the prevailing local tax of 14.8% daily, unless tax exemption is approved

The Embassy Row Hotel is 3-minutes walking distance from ACE. Their amenities include:

  • Daily Amenity Fee of $9.95 includes 24 Hour Urban Fit Club Gym, Nucleus Business Center, Press Reader App, Local and long distance phone calls, The Rooftop & Pop Up Season Yoga, 10% off Food and Beverage. The Embassy Row Hotel will waive the daily amenity fee for 2018 ACE guests
  • In-Room amenities including Coffee Maker & Coffee, Tea, dual phone lines, work area with the internet access, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and bath products
  • Valet and parking available in garage for a daily fee of $45 + tax.
  • Outdoor seasonal rooftop pool & bar
  • The Embassy Row Hotel is home to Station Kitchen & Cocktails and the Coffee shop at Station Kitchen & Cocktails
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1900 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington DC, 20009
 

Hotel Main Number: 202-332-9300
Fax: 202-328-7039

Central Reservations: 1-888-849-6092
 

To receive the transient rate, mention American Council on Education. 

Transient Rates

January 1 – February 28, 2018
July 1 – September 5, 2018
November 18 – December 31, 2018

   $189 

March 1 – June 30, 2018
September 6November 17, 2018

   $279

Rates are for single/double occupancy and for standard king or double/double room types. Guest room rates are subject to the prevailing local tax of 14.95% daily.

The Courtyard Marriot Dupont Circle is 5-minutes walking distance from ACE. Their amenities include:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access in the guestrooms, public space and meeting room 
  • Complimentary 24 hour access to our state-of-the art fitness room 
  • Complimentary 24 hour access to the business center and boarding pass printing stations 
  • The Bistro – on-site restaurant open for breakfast from 6:30am-10:30am (M-F) and 7:00am-11:00am (weekends and holidays) Dinner from 5:00pm – 10:00pm daily
  • On-site valet parking (fee) 
  • Marriott Rewards Points

2100 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
 

Tel: 202.835.2101
Fax: 202.736.1420
 

To receive the transient rate, call 1-855-559-8899 and mention American Council on Education. 

Or book online: Room assignments can be made directly with The Fairfax at Embassy Row by visiting the hotel website. Guests should enter the arrival/departure dates located within the "Reserve" calendar. Once the dates are entered, guests need to look at the right side of the webpage and go under the "Corporate/Promo Code" section. Enter the Corporate Account #: NACE.

Transient Rates

Superior (Standard Room Type) 

January 1 – February 28, 2018  

   $169 

April 1 – June 29, 2018
September 9November 16, 2018

   $249 

June 30 September 7, 2018
November 17-
December 31, 2018

   $189

Grand Deluxe (Deluxe Room Type)

January 1 – February 28, 2018
June 30 September 7, 2018
November 17June 30 December 31, 2018

   $219 

April 1 – June 29, 2018
September
9November 16, 2018

   $279

Guest room rates are subject to the prevailing local tax of 14.95% daily.

The Fairfax at Embassy Row is 3-minutes walking distance from ACE. Their amenities include:

  • No Early Departure Fees (valued saved, $75.00) 
  • 24-Hour Cancellation prior to arrival without penalty 
  • Complimentary access to fitness center 
  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Access (12.95 value /day) 

No black out dates


 

Location

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American Council on Education
​​​1 Dupont Circle NW
Washington, DC 20036

​ACE is located in Washington's scenic, lively, and urban Dupont Circle neighborhood. The heart of the area is the Dupont Circle Park, which contains the Daniel Chester French's Dupont Memorial Fountain. In this area, you will find some of the city's finest museums and shops, as well as a wide variety of restaurants, bookstores, and private art galleries.