Travel and Hotels

About the Area
Getting Here

10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA 20110
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Conference Site

George Mason’s Science and Technology Campus is one of three GMU campuses, so be sure you query the address below, and head to Manassas, VA, near Dulles Airport, not Arlington or Fairfax. The official address is

Science and Technology Campus
10900 University Boulevard
Manassas, VA 20110-2203

Information Line: 703-993-8350

For more on the campus, here is a link:


Ample free parking is available in front of the Hylton Performing Arts Center, where conference sessions will be held.

Restaurants Nearby
Lodging Accommodations

Here is a link to Airbnb as well as hotels located close to GMU’s Science & Technology Campus:

Note: mention you’ll be a GMU visitor to those that list a discount on the list.

Courtyard Manassas Battlefield Park, located at 10701 Battleview Parkway, Manassas, VA has offered conference attendees a special price of $114 per night. Cost is usually $137.00.

To make a reservation, call Marriott Central Reservations at 1 (800) 321-2211 or (703) 335-1300 on or before Sunday, June 18, 2017, (the “Cutoff Date”) to make a sleeping room reservation. Identify yourself as part of the George Mason University group staying at the Courtyard Manassas Battlefield Park, located at 10701 Battleview Parkway, Manassas, VA 20109-2347.

We have also arranged a block of rooms at the Wyndham Gardens Manassas, 10800 Vandor Lane, Manassas, VA. for $89, including breakfast. Call (703)-335-0000 and mention that you are part of the GMU’s block of rooms for the Serious Play Conference.

On Expedia, some of the prices listed when we checked were:

  • Days In Manassas $60
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites Manassas $128
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Manassas $115
  • Red Roof Plus Manassas $75
  • Quality Inn Manassas $56
  • Hampton Inn Manassas $115
  • Comfort Suites Manassas $99