ABA Payments Forum

May 31 - June 1, 2018 • Washington, DC

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 Hotel & Venue

Watergate Hotel

The Watergate Hotel

2650 Virginia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 1-844-617-1972
Cost: $299/night, single/double, plus applicable taxes

 Room Reservation


Make Reservations Via The Watergate Hotel

Conference hotel room reservations are made directly with the hotel. Follow these guidelines to secure a reservation:
  • Reservations can be made directly with the hotel by calling 1-844-617-1972.
    • Mention the 2018 ABA Payments Forum to receive the special discounted rate of $299 per night per room, for single or double occupancy. This is based on availability.
    • The Watergate Hotel requires a major credit card to guarantee accommodations.
  • Check-in time is 3 pm, checkout time is 12 noon.
  • NOTE: The hotel does not guarantee the conference rate after May 9, 2018.


All cancellations and changes must be made directly with The Watergate at 1-844-617-1972. You may be billed for late arrival or early departure. Please check with the hotel for its complete cancellation policy.

ABA does not utilize third-party brokers for its hotel bookings. If you do not make your hotel reservations with the hotel directly, we will not be able to assist you.




Car Rental Discount

ABA offers a special car rental discount through Hertz Car Rental. Please visit the ABA Travel Discounts page for more information.

Airport Transportation

The Watergate Hotel is approximately 15 minutes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, 35 minutes from Washington Dulles International Airport, and 70 minutes from Baltimore Washington International Airport. All airports offer taxi/hired car services. The Hotel is also .3 miles from the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.


 More Information



Business casual is appropriate for all events and sessions.


Check The Weather Channel before packing. Meeting room temperatures may be cool.

Questions? Please contact Ginelle Scarboro at 202-663-5379.