By Bike or Car
From the northwest, take Connecticut Ave. south to Calvert St. Turn left on Calvert, crossing the Duke Ellington Bridge and curving right to the second light, Columbia Road. Turn left on Columbia, go to the next light, Ontario Road, and turn left on Ontario. Cross Lanier Place, then fork slightly left to stay on Ontario Road. Do not take Ontario Place. Turn right on Clydesdale Place, and the Saxony is on your left.
From northbound Rock Creek Parkway, exit to Connecticut and Calvert, cross the Ellington Bridge and follow the directions above.
From Alexandria/I-395, cross the 14th St. Bridge and keep going up 14th about 3 miles to Columbia Road (after Girard and Harvard Streets). Turn left on Columbia, cross 16th St. and turn right on Ontario Road. Cross Lanier Place, and follow the northwest directions above.
From the south, go up 18th Street through Adams Morgan and cross Columbia Road. You are now on Adams Mill Road. Stay on the right side, and go straight at the Exxon station. Cross Lanier Place, go two blocks and turn right on Clydesdale Place. Go to the end of the block, jog right on Ontario Road and then left to the other block of Clydesdale. The Saxony is on your left.
From the southeast/Capitol Hill, take Florida Avenue northwest to where it curves left and becomes U Street. Continue west on U Street, turn right on 14th and follow the Alexandria/395 directions above. Or keep going to 18th Street, turn right and follow the south directions above.
Take the Red Line to Woodley Park . Go south on Connecticut Ave. to the first light, Calvert Street, and turn left. Continue on Calvert over the Duke Ellington Bridge to the next light, Adams Mill Rd. Turn sharply left on Adams Mill and go two blocks until Clydesdale Place is on your right. Turn right on Clydesdale, go to the end of the block and jog right on Ontario Rd. for the other block of Clydesdale. Go up the street and the Saxony is on your left.
OR, take the Green Line to Columbia Heights . Use the left exit as you leave the station, and keep walking west on Irving St. to 16th St. Turn left on 16th and follow it to the intersection with Mt. Pleasant and Harvard Streets. Turn right on Harvard and follow it to 18th St. Turn left on 18th and go one block uphill, then turn right on Summit Pl. Go one block to Clydesdale Place, turn left and the Saxony is on your right.
Metrobus system map with all DC routes is available here.
The following bus routes stop within a 5 minute walk of the Saxony. Links to each route's map and current timetable are provided. These files are in PDF format, so you will need Adobe's free Acrobat Reader to view them. NOTE: all Metrobuses have bike racks AND now accept SmarTrip cards. The system map and schedules for many of these routes are also available in the lobby.
Route 42: Mount Pleasant-Metro Center
Route 90/92/93: U Street-Garfield Line
Route 96/97: East Capitol-Cardozo Line
Route H1: Brookland-Potomac Park Line
Route H2/H3/H4: Crosstown Line
Route L2: Chevy Chase-McPherson Square
Route S1/S2/S4: 16th Street Line
Route X3: McLean Gardens-Minnesota Avenue Station