Hotel and City Information

2014 conference art

HIlton Baltimore
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland  21201
Hotel direct line: 443-573-8700

Make your hotel reservations online via the link above to receive the NCFR conference discounted rate. Conference dates are Nov. 19-22 (Wed-Sat), with pre-conference events on Tuesday, Nov. 18.

A complete and convenient venue

The Hilton Baltimore is headquarters for the National Council on Family Relations 76th Annual Conference. All presentations, meetings, poster sessions, exhibits and events will be held at this single location. Visit the hotel website for information about amenties and location.

Hotel amenities

  • Free WiFi in meeting spaces and guest rooms for NCFR conference attendees
  • Well-equipped fitness center and lap pool
  • Several dining options in and adjacent to the hotel



Baltimore is a destination city served by several major and regional airlines. Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) is the local airport. Washington National is an alternate, with transfers available via shuttle and rail.

Light rail, taxis, metro buses, shuttle services are available. Cab fare is about $30 between BWI and the Hilton. The light rail is $1.60 (as of spring 2014) one way; there's a stop one block from the hotel.

Find more Baltimore airport information here.

Regional trains

It's an easy trip from Baltimore to Union Station in Washington D.C. on the Penn Line. The price is about $7. And check Amtrak for frequent service north to Philadelphia, New York, and Boston.

Getting around the city

The "Charm City Circulator" provides FREE bus transportation throughout downtown Baltimore, including around adjoining shopping/nightlife districts like the Inner Harbor, Harbor East, Little Italy (as authentic as it sounds!), Fell's Point, and Federal Hill.

The Maryland Transit Administration features an extensive light rail and bus system with affordable fares. The Hilton Baltimore is one block from a light rail station that serves Baltimore-Washington International airport.