Directions and Hotel

The Unearthing Training Resources for Critical Less Commonly Taught Languages LEARN Workshop will take place at:

The Doubletree by Hilton (DC-Silver Spring)
8727 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
(301) 589-5200

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC-Silver Spring is conveniently situated near a lively entertainment district, the Metro Red Line commuter rail, and Interstate 495/Capital Beltway. Walk to more than 40 vibrant restaurants, shops and entertainment venues, or ride the Metro commuter train - only 2 blocks away - to Washington DC. Discover Silver Spring’s pedestrian-friendly downtown, nearby Bethesda and Washington DC attractions.

A room block has been set up for this event. The government rate is $222 . Click here to reserve a room.

Driving Directions

From Washington DC:

  • Take 16th St. NW heading North for 6 miles.
  • Make a right on to Colesville Road.
  • The hotel is located five blocks up on the right at the intersection of Colesville Road and Spring St.

From the Capitol Beltway (495):

  • Exit 30/30B Colesville Road (Route 29 South)
  • 1 mile South as you enter downtown Silver Spring
  • The hotel is on the left, at the corner of Colesville and Spring St.

Click here for additional detailed directions and a map of the area.

METRO Directions

The Silver Spring METRO stop is located on Red Line. The METRO station is 2 ½ blocks from the Doubletree Hotel. If walking from the METRO participants should just go straight on Colesville Road to 8727 Colesville Road. The hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle to/from the METRO. Call (301) 589-5200 for pick-up.


Valet parking is available at the hotel for $10 a day; however, availability is limited. There is also parking available at Garage 61 - Town Square Garage – for $1.00 per hour, up to 11 hrs located at 801 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910 directly behind the hotel lot for $.75 an hour.