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ABA Payments Forum

May 21 - 22, 2019 • The Watergate Hotel • Washington, DC

Overview  |  Registration  |  Program  |  Hotel & Venue  |  Spea​​kers  |  Sponsorship  |  Experience the Forum

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 Hotel & Venue


The Watergate Hotel

2650 Virginia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 1-844-617-1972
Cost: $325 per night per room (single/double)

The Watergate Hotel is a legendary, one-of-a-kind Washington landmark nestled along the banks of the Potomac River. Conveniently located, it artfully combines classic elegance and bold mid-century modern design in a luxury setting.


 Room Reservations



ABA has secured a block of rooms for attendees at the iconic Watergate Hotel. Please note that you must be a registered attendee of the 2019 ABA Payments Forum to receive the ABA-preferred rate of $325 (per night/per room) for a single/double at The Watergate Hotel, plus applicable taxes. 

Reservations can be made by calling the Watergate Hotel directly at 855-256-3966 or by visiting the hotel website.

  • Be sure to mention the ABA Payments Forum to receive the preferred ABA conference rate of $325 per night, per room for single or double occupancy, plus applicable taxes based on availability. 
  • Reservations must be made by April 22, 2019 to secure the conference rate. The hotel does not guarantee the ABA-preferred rates after this date or once the room block is full. All reservations received after the cut-off date will be accepted on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate.
  • Any cancellations or changes to your reservation must be made directly with the property. Please check with the hotel for its complete cancellation policy.


Should you have any questions on housing, please contact​.



​The Watergate Hotel is conviently located in the Georgetown neighborhood of DC, and is in close driving distance to 3 major airports:
Airport Transportation Options
  • The hotel does not provide shuttle service(s). However, the hotel concierge can assist in making transportation arrangements. To learn more, call 1-855-256-3966.
  • Taxis, ride-share vehicles, Super Shuttles and Metro City Buses are transportation options in addition to renting a car.