Hotel Information

2020 Host hotel for March for Life sponsored events and lodging:

999 9th St NW
Washington DC, 20001
Telephone: (202) 682-3364

The Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel is located across from Washington Convention Center, between Capitol Hill and the White House. The hotel is 25 miles from Washington Dulles Airport and 5 miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National. Guests of Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel have free access to the Vida Fitness Center. The hotel is just one mile from the Smithsonian Institute and the Air & Space Museum. There are 2 metro stations within a 5 minute walk of the hotel. The hotel has several restaurants on site, including The Presidents Sports Bar and the Fifteen Squares Restaurant. The hotel also features a sandwich bar and a Starbucks cafe.

Offering more than 800 guest rooms and over 64,000 square feet of total meeting space, this hotel will allow us to increase our room block and grow participation at all of our events!  (Please note, the Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel is owned and operated by Sunstone Properties.)

For questions or additional assistance, please contact Mary Lembke at [email protected] or 202.234.3300 ext 104

Renaissance hotel outside

Renaissance Lobby Seating Area

Group and Individual Reservations

Hotel reservations at the Renaissance Downtown DC Hotel will be open Monday, Sept. 9th for groups requiring 5 or more rooms.

Reservations for individuals and groups requiring less than 5 rooms will be open Monday, Oct. 14th.

The March for Life has guaranteed the bulk of our rooms for three nights, Wednesday, January 22; Thursday, January 23 and Friday, January 24, 2020. We also have some rooms blocked before and after these dates for those wishing to extend their time in Washington DC.

Priority will be given to requests for multi-night stays in order to maximize the number of marchers we can accommodate. Please consider staying more than one night when planning your trip. If your request for a single night stay is not accepted, we will assist you with finding alternate lodging.

The March for Life room block rate is based on the current applicable federal government per diem rate plus tax per night. The rate applies to all room types including single, double, triple and quadruple occupancy.

The rate of rooms for hte 2020 March for Life is:

Rate       $184.00
Tax         $27.51
Total      $211.51

Groups must submit their rooming lists to the hotel by Friday, November 9 or rooms will be released for general sale. Rooming lists must include all guests’ names that will be occupying each room.

We encourage you to make your reservation early as the hotel will SELL OUT!

For Individual reservations: 

Individual reservations will open Monday, Oct. 14th.

For Group Reservations:

Groups must submit their rooming lists to the hotel by Friday, November 9, 2019 or rooms will be released for general sale. Rooming lists must include all guests’ names that will be occupying each room. Please e-mail or fax your completed housing form to Samantha Parsons at [email protected] 


Group Rooming List Template


Sammie (Parsons) Boehm
[email protected]
999 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
T 202.682.3364  F 202.682.3419

Main Marriott Reservations Line: 1-888-236-2427

Hotel Policies and Procedures

Cancellation Policy and Penalties

  1. The March for Life will charge a cancellation fee of one night’s room and taxes after our cutoff dates of December 28, 2019.

Rate       $184.00
Tax         $27.51
Total      $211.51

  1. No-shows on-site will be considered a cancellation and will be assessed the cancellation fee.

This policy has been implemented to protect the March for Life from attrition penalty fees due to cancellations and no-shows. The March incurred heavy penalties in 2015 due to room cancellations after the cut-off date. 

Deposit Policy

A deposit of one night’s room and tax is required to guarantee a reservation at the time of booking and can be made by:

  1. Credit Card or
  2. Check/Money Order.

Identification for hotel

The hotel requires a photo ID for check-in or to re-issue a key. A student ID or driver’s license is highly recommended for all students and minors. Group Leaders and advisers will need to obtain keys for students without ID’s during check-in or in the event that a key is lost.


D.C. Metrorail

  • From Gallery Place: Take the 9th Street (Chinatown) Exit. When you get to the top of the escalators, make a U-turn and North until you get to I Street. Once on I Street make a left and proceed walking to the Hotel.
  • From Metro Center: Take the 11th & G Streets Exit. Go through glass doors that leads to the Hyatt. Go out the front doors of the Hyatt, which would put you put you on H Street. Make a left on to 9th Street and you will see the Renaissance Hotel on the right side

Hotel Guest Parking

  • Valet – $45, plus tax ($8.10) with in/out privileges
  • Self Parking –  $35 inclusive

Non-Hotel Guest Parking

  • Hourly Valet up to 3 hrs. @$22, plus tax
  • Hourly Valet 3 hrs. to 24 hrs. @$42, plus tax
  • Hourly Self Parking 0 to 1 hour: $11, 1 to 9 hours: $17, 9 to 16 hours: $24, 16 to 24 hours: $35

Please note that no vans are allowed in garage.


As a courtesy, the March for Life has reserved a small number of meeting rooms at the Renaissance Washington DC for school and church groups to hold religious services.  Meeting space will be offered on a first come, first served basis and will only be available to groups that are staying at the host hotel. Please do NOT reach out directly to the hotel in regards to this. Please direct any questions related to meeting room requests to Mary Lembke, [email protected].

Click HERE for the meeting room request form.