Travel and Housing
Metro (Public Transit Options)
American University is located in the Tennleytown neighborhood of Washington, DC. The Red Line of MetroRail stops at Tennleytown. The University runs a free shuttle between the campus and the Metro stop.
American University has negotiated discounted rates with local area hotels located conveniently to the campus. Discounted university rates are provided for guests of AU, faculty, staff, and current students for business or personal travel. Reservations for travel can be booked directly with the hotel.
These are the two hotels we usually suggest for visitors:
Chevy Chase Courtyard Marriott (Friendship Heights)
5520 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Kimpton Glover Park Hotel
2505 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
There are many more in case visitors have rewards accounts with other chains: http://www.campustravel.com/university/american/index.htm