We are beyond excited that OPEN 2023 is taking place at the Westin Alexandria Old Town, located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, just 20 minutes outside of Washington, D.C.
Westin Alexandria Old Town
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 253-8600
Book your hotel room here or call the Toll-Free Reservation Line: (866) 837-4210. In order to receive our discounted group rate of $185/night (plus taxes and fees), request the “VentureWell OPEN 2023 room block” when reserving by phone. Please be sure to reserve your room on or before March 1, 2023.
Located just minutes from Washington, D.C., on the Potomac River waterfront and named a Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2022 in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and voted a Travel + Leisure Best City in the U.S. 2022, Alexandria delights travelers from all over the world. A nationally designated historic district founded in 1749 that George Washington called home, Old Town Alexandria hums with more than 200 independent restaurants and boutiques alongside intimate historic museums and new happenings at the waterfront. Old Town’s cobblestone streets and red brick sidewalks attract everyone from presidents to pet lovers. At the heart of it all is bustling King Street, a walkable mile recognized as one of the “Great Streets” of America.
- Nearby airports include: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI).
- Directions to the hotel can be found here.
- Other transportation options include: the DASH public bus system, the Metro subway system, Amtrak, rental car, taxi, and various ride shares (Lyft and Uber).
- The conference hotel does not provide a shuttle service.
Favored by presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama, Old Town’s epicurean scene has, according to The New York Times, “taken its place at the culinary table.” Nestled amongst classic early-American architecture of red brick and cobblestone streets are Old Town’s acclaimed restaurants, where patrons dine in historic buildings and speakeasy-style bars transport lovers to an era of romance and sophistication. Looking for recommendations on where to eat? Gain inspiration here.
There are multiple restaurants within walking distance of the Westin. A few options include:
Trademark Drink and Eat (located in Westin’s lobby)
Pasara Thai Restaurant (½ block away from the Westin)
Sumo Japanese Restaurant (2.5 blocks away)
Ted’s Montana Grill (4 blocks away)
Laporta’s Restaurant (4 blocks away)
With historic sites, inventive museums, and intriguing tours that explore the city’s past, people and even food, Alexandria illuminates America’s story. Follow an 18th century costumed guide by lantern light through the haunted streets of Old Town Alexandria, hearing ghost stories, legends, and folklore; take a walking food tour, enjoying Old Town’s restaurants while learning history; hop on a bike and tour the town; or view the majestic monuments of the nation’s capital by boat. Start planning your adventures by taking a look at the top 18 things to do in Old Town.
You can request a digital visitor guide here.