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AFCEA headquarters, where most PDC courses are conducted, is between Washington, D.C. and Dulles Airport just north of the intersection of Interstate 66 and the Fairfax County Parkway, county road 7100. The most convenient airport to AFCEA Headquarters is Dulles International Airport.

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Hotel space is limited in the area so please make your reservations early.

Hotel Information

The AFCEA Professional Development Center has arranged for special "AFCEA Rates" at several area hotels for students attending our courses.† You must contact the hotel directly to reserve a room and be sure to request the AFCEA rate.† We have not "blocked" rooms, reservations are made on an individual basis. The following rates apply when rooms are available on the dates needed:

Hyatt Fair Lakes:† 12777 Fair Lakes Circle, Fairfax, VA 22033, 703/818-1234 or the Hyatt central reservation center 800-233-1234.  Located approximately one half mile from AFCEA. AFCEA Rates plus tax (single and double occupancy). King or double bed. VIP reservations should be made with the hotel directly.  Please call Laura Bryant 703-653-6052 Tamara Mason-Brown 703-653-6016 for special arrangements and requests.

October 1 - December 30 $195.00
January 1 - June 30
July 1 - August 31

Suite-Sized Guestrooms; Hyatt Grand Beds; iHome MP3 Player and radio; Herman Miller Chair; Cable television including HBO, CNN and ESPN; Complimentary Shuttle Service within 2 mile radius of hotel; Houndstooth Grill Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner; Room service available 6:30 a.m.--10:00 p.m.; Indoor-heated pool; whirlpool, and fitness center.  Additional Services at an extra charge to guest: High-speed Wireless Internet access in all guest rooms for $9.95 a day; Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services; On demand in-room movies. Business Plan Floor available for an additional $20:  Personal workstations, desk phone, complimentary continental breakfast daily; complimentary telephone access charges for local, 800 and credit card calls; USA Today newspaper Monday-Friday.

CLICK HERE to make a room reservation at the Hyatt now. At the Hyatt web site click in left column on Rates & Reservations, then Make a Reservation. In Group/Corporate # enter (under construction) then click on Continue.

Extended Stay Deluxe-Fairfax

3997 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033, phone 703-359-5000, fax 703-359-5524, located within 4 minutes drive (1.4 miles) from the AFCEA building.  Extended Stay Deluxe-Fairfax offers competitive rates with more features and amenities than a traditional hotel.

Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks:  11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA  22033, phone 703-352-2525, located on the grounds of Fair Oaks Mall, is approximately 1 mile from AFCEA.  AFCEA Rates plus tax (single and double occupancy).

Comfort Inn University Center:† 11180 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030, 703/591-5900.† Approximately 1 1/2 miles from AFCEA with courtesy shuttle service to and from AFCEA including Vienna Metro Station and local restaurants. "AFCEA Rate":$139.00 plus tax (single or double occupancy).† Along with our extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff and newly renovated guest rooms, we offer a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary high speed internet access in every guest room, as well as a business center near the lobby. Complimentary upgrades to our Jacuzzi rooms and Kitchenette rooms are available. Relax in our indoor heated swimming pool with sundeck, unwind in our fitness room, and play in our game room. Our full service, on premises restaurant with lounge, House of Lion, provides room service for lunch or dinner. We provide guest laundry, copy and fax services, complimentary USA Today newspaper daily, and Enterprise Car Rental on property. Join us every Wednesday for our complimentary Guest Reception and meet our wonderful staff!  When calling for reservations, please ask for the "AFCEA rate". CLICK HERE to make a room reservation at the Comfort Inn now. Mark sure you select "AFCEA rate".

Fair Oaks Courtyard by Marriott: 11220 Lee Jackson Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030, phone 703-273-6161, fax 703-273-3505. Located approximately 2 miles from AFCEA on Route 50. Ask for the "AFCEA Rate":

                Feb 13 - Jun 30 $180.00 plus tax
                July 1 - August 31 $150 plus tax
                Sept 1 - Sept 30 $192.00 plus tax

We have rooms that make you feel at home with large working space and a wonderful cozy feel. Our lobby includes a wonderful business library with STSN high speed Internet access and a Market which offers food and refreshment 24-hours a day. Indoor pool, whirlpool and exercise room; self-service laundry facilities; laundry valet; fax and copying service. Courtyard serves hot breakfast buffet daily.

CLICK HERE to make your reservation at the Courtyard by Marriott now.

Candlewood Suites: 11400 Random Hills Road, Fairfax, VA 22030, 703/359-4490. Located approximately 3 miles from AFCEA. Rooms are suites with full kitchens, two separate phone lines and free high speed internet, free local phone calls, TV and VCR and CD Player (w/ free video and CD library), fitness center, free on-site laundry, and Candlewood Cupboard open 24 hours. Ask for "AFCEA Rates": Studio Suite (1-6 nights) $109/nt; (7-14 nights) $89/nt; (15-29 nights) $79/nt; (30+ nights) $69/nt.

Residence Inn by Marriott: 12815 Fair Lakes Pkwy., Fairfax, VA 22033, 703/266-4900. Located less than 1/2 mile from AFCEA and within walking distance to shops and restaurants. All rooms are suites with full kitchen, living area and bedroom. Complimentary extended continental breakfast daily and complimentary social hours. Daily hourskeeping; complimentary grocery shopping service; guest laundry facilities; valey dry cleaning; exercise room on property; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; barbecue grills in courtyard; daily newspaper; outdoor sports court. To make your reservation, click on the link below. Once you are on the Residence Inn home page, click "Make Reservations" on the top left. In the "Corporate/Promotional" box enter "A40" and proceed to make your reservations are usual. It will list all AFCEA rates that are available.

AFCEA rates:

Studio or One Bedroom Suites
Feb 1-June 30
July 1-Aug 31
Sep 1-Dec 31
1-5 nights: $153
6-13 nights: $
14-27 nights: $

Sierra Suites - Fair Oaks: 3997 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax 22033, phone 703/359-5000 or toll free 800.4.SIERRA or fax 703/359-5524 or email Located approximately 1 1/2 miles from AFCEA at Route 50 and I-66 across from Fair Oaks Mall, 25 miles from Downtown DC. No "AFCEA Rate": negotiated at this time plus tax (single or double occupancy). Rooms are queen studio suites with TV and sleeper sofas, office amenities, including high speed internet access. Personal voice mail in the room and separate bath and vanity area with hair dryer and ironing board. 24 hour gourmet coffee bar and complimentary continental breakfast. Exercise room and outdoor pool and courtyard with gas grill.

Other Hotels in the Local Area -- No AFCEA negotiated rates available:

Hilton Garden Inn: 3950 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033, phone 703/385-7774 or fax 703/667-9376 Located approximately 1 1/2 miles from AFCEA just off Route 50.

Check with the above hotels for details concerning the shuttle schedules, charges (if applicable) and availability.

No meals are provided by AFCEA.† Approximately one hour and fifteen minutes is allotted for lunch. Restaurant suggestions will be provided.

If we can be of any assistance, please call 1-800-336-4583, ext. 6137, or 1-703-631-6135.

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