GW Inaugural Ball - Monday, January 21, 2013 - Omni Shoreham Hotel


Getting to the GW Inaugural Ball


The Omni Shoreham Hotel (2500 Calvert Street, NW) is a short walking distance from the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro station.  Guests using Metro are advised to have an adequate balance on their farecards prior to January 21 to avoid waiting in line.

Metro will have extended hours for the Inauguration, opening at 4 a.m. and closing at 2 a.m.  Please visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website for more information.

Guests are encouraged to use Metro.  Street closures and Inaugural parade traffic may affect shuttles transporting guests to the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

Shuttle Service

Complimentary shuttles will run continuously from 7:45 p.m. to 1 a.m. on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses to the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

Foggy Bottom Campus shuttles will depart from the Cloyd Heck Marvin Center's Eye Street entrance (800 21st Street, NW, corner of 21st and Eye Streets, NW).

Mount Vernon Campus shuttles will depart from the Academic Building.


Taking a taxi from GW's Foggy Bottom Campus to the Omni Shoreham Hotel will take approximately 10-15 minutes.

Personal Vehicle

There will be limited metered street parking available around the hotel.  We encourage guests to use public transportation or the complimentary shuttle service.