Directions, maps, and parking
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
102 Irving Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20010
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From Downtown Washington
Go north on 16th Street, NW. Turn right at Harvard Street until it ends at the McMillan Reservoir. Turn left at the light onto Michigan Avenue. The reservoir will be on your right. After passing Children's National Medical Center, turn left at the light onto First Street, NW.
From Northern Virginia via Arlington Memorial or Theodore Roosevelt Bridges
Follow the George Washington Parkway to Arlington Memorial or Theodore Roosevelt Bridge. From Memorial Bridge, bear left around the Lincoln Memorial and take the second left onto Constitution Avenue. From Roosevelt Bridge, after crossing the bridge the road becomes Constitution Avenue. Follow Constitution for 2.2 miles and turn left onto Louisiana Avenue, NW. At the fourth light, turn left onto North Capitol Street. Follow North Capitol Street north about 2.5 miles to the Irving Street exit. Turn left at the first light onto the hospital campus.
From Northern Virginia via 14th Street Bridge
Follow I-395 across the 14th Street Bridge continuing eastward along I-395 through Southwest Washington, D.C., Take right exit toward the U.S. Capitol and follow tunnel through Capitol Hill area to its termination at New York Avenue, NW; turn right at New York Avenue, bearing right immediately onto M Street, NW, and continue for three blocks to North Capitol Street. Turn left onto North Capitol Street and proceed northward for about 2 miles (past Michigan Avenue) to its interchange with Irving Street. Take the Irving Street (west) exit and follow signs to the campus entrance.
From Montgomery County via Wisconsin or Connecticut Avenues
From Wisconsin Avenue heading south, turn left onto Western Avenue (the District line) and take the first right onto Military Road. From Connecticut Avenue heading south, turn left onto Military Road. Follow Military Road almost 2.5 miles to the intersection of Georgia Avenue. Turn right on Georgia, then make a quick left onto Missouri Avenue. Continue on Missouri Avenue. Turn right on North Capitol Street. Follow North Capitol Street south to the Irving Street exit. Turn left at the first light onto the hospital campus.
Take I-95 south to I-495 west to Silver Spring (Capital Beltway). Take first exit at New Hampshire Avenue, south. Follow New Hampshire Avenue. Turn left onto North Capitol Street, south to Irving Street exit. Turn left at the first light onto the hospital campus.
Take the Baltimore/Washington Parkway (I-295) south. Follow signs to Washington. Exit to the right onto South Dakota Avenue. Follow South Dakota Avenue for about 2 miles. Turn left on Monroe Street, then turn left onto Michigan Avenue. Bear right onto Irving Street, west (just past the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception). Follow Irving Street. Turn left at the first light onto the hospital campus.
From Central or Southern Prince George's County, Anne Arundel County or Calvert County
Take I-95 (Capital Beltway) to Exit 19B, Route 50 west. Exit to the right onto South Dakota Avenue. Follow South Dakota Avenue for about 2 miles. Turn left on Monroe Street, then turn left onto Michigan Avenue. Bear right onto Irving Street, west (just past the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception). Follow Irving Street. Turn left at the first light onto the hospital campus.
From Greenbelt/College Park/Hyattsville Area
Follow Queen Chapel Road west through Hyattsville. Continue on Queens Chapel until it turns into Michigan Avenue. Continue on Michigan Avenue past the Brookland Metro Station and Catholic University. Bear right onto Irving Street, west (just past the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception). Follow Irving Street. Turn left at the first light onto the hospital campus.
Due to the high volume of patients and visitors to our campus, we highly recommend using public transportation when coming to the hospital.
The Hospital Parking Garage is open 24 hours, every day.
The Physician Office Garage is open Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day except holidays. Visitors can exit at any time using automated pay stations.
Discount Parking Coupons (long-term patient)
Discount parking coupons are available to long term patients and guests to park at a reduced parking rate of $50 for a book of ten (10) stickers. Each sticker can be used to exit the garage one time. For those guests who want to be able to leave and return in the same day, a ten-day pass card is available for $55 and must be used over ten consecutive days. To purchase parking coupons, please stop in the Parking Office, on the ground floor of the Hospital Parking Garage. Office hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
|0 - 3 hours||$5.00|
|3 - 4 hours||$6.00|
|4 - 5 hours||$7.00|
|5 - 6 hours||$8.00|
|6 - 8 hours||$10.00|
|8- 24 hours||$15.00|
|Lost Ticket:||$15.00 (daily charge)|
Metro and shuttle bus service
WMATA has three metrobus routes that service our campus- H2, H4, and D6. For more information about Metrobuses, please contact WMATA at 202-637-7000 or visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit website.
MedStar provides free, wheelchair-accessible shuttle buses from two Metrorail stations: Brookland/CUA on the Red line and Columbia Heights on the Green/Yellow lines.
Does not operate on weekends or holidays
Metro shuttles pick up and drop off passengers at the Veterans Medical Center, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital and the MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
Shuttle schedules here: Brookland/CUA and Columbia Heights
Times may change due to road and weather conditions, you can track shuttles online in real time here or on the free Ride Systems app:
Download Ride Systems app
Under Agency, select “Washington MedStar"
Click the metro shuttle you need (Red or Green)
MedStar associates, you can access additional information on employee shuttles using the real time tracker or on our Starport page.
If you would like to contact us, please call our shuttle service provider LT Transportation at 202.304.8789 or e-mail us, MyTrip@Medstar.net.
Patients may join other patients, family members, visitors, or team members in our fully accessible, cafeteria-style dining room for meals (upon the rehabilitation team's approval). Located on the ground floor of the hospital (accessible from either the east or west side elevators), the dining room serves breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and offers a salad bar, grill, deli sandwiches, daily entrees, and fresh seasonal selections.
Other dining options on campus
Located in the atrium on the first floor of MedStar NRH. Serves Starbucks® coffee, lattes, espresso, pastries, sandwiches, and snacks. Open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and weekends and holidays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Center Café
Located on the ground floor of MedStar Washington Hospital Center's main building (across the street from MedStar NRH). Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Dining options in the Brookland neighborhood
Brookland Pint – 716 Monroe St. NE – 202-758-2757 - website
Brookland’s Finest – pub & restaurant – 3126 12th St. NE – 202-636-0050 – website
Monroe Street Market Eateries – 625 Monroe St. NE – website
Quiznos - 208 Michigan Ave NE - 202-332-9555
Dining options in the Columbia Heights neighborhood
Acre 121 – 1400 Irving St NW – 202-328-0721 - website
Alero Mexican Restaurant – 1301 U St NW – 202-462-2322 - website
Cava Grill – 3105 14th St NW – 202-695-8100 - website
The Coupe - 3415 11th St NW - 202-290-3342 - website
The Heights – 3115 14th St NW – 202-797-7227 - website
Meridian Pint – 3400 11th St NW – 202-508-1075 - website
Potbelly – 1400 Irving St NW – 202-232-5777 - website
Redrocks Firebrick Pizzeria – 1036 Park Rd NW - website
Domino’s Pizza – 202-832-3343
Papa John’s Pizza – 202-667-7272
Pizza Hut – 202-882-0600