WASHINGTON, DC—(Marketwired – Dec 3, 2014) – As the capital of the country, it stands to reason that Washington, D.C. is also the capital of holiday fun. From the National Christmas Tree at the White House, to ZooLights at the National Zoo, The District celebrates the season in a big way. And for those who want to experience all the action from an urban sanctuary, the Washington Marriott Georgetown offers the perfect blend of revelry and retreat.
Located among hotels near M Street in Washington, D.C., this property is just minutes from Georgetown. As a result, visitors can easily access some of the area's best shopping for holiday gifts. Many of Georgetown's most beloved boutiques, from Fornash's prep–inspired finds, to Sangaree's designer duds, are located along M Street. Other hotspots are close by, too, like M29 Lifestyle, which sells style–savvy apparel for the whole family, and The French Apartment, where shoppers can score sophisticated home goods.
Those in town between December 12 and 14 shouldn't miss Georgetown GLOW, a public–art festival that features local, regional and international artists' work. The event is also a prime opportunity to try the acclaimed dining in Georgetown, D.C. where more than 140 restaurants and gourmet stores represent upwards of 50 ethnicities. And guests who are in the mood for American fare done exceptionally well don't even have to leave the property: The Atrium Restaurant serves up classic American dishes unrivaled by anything beyond the hotel's front doors.
Of course, sometimes the holidays call for nothing more than getting outside and making the most of the brisk weather. To that end, this Washington, D.C. hotel near Georgetown University is just minutes away from Rock Creek Park and the Washington Harbour Ice Rink. With 11,800 square feet of ice, this rink outsizes even NYC's Rockefeller Center rink.
As one of the most convenient hotels in Georgetown, D.C., the Washington Marriott Georgetown lets guests easily experience any attraction they choose. Its central location between the trendy Dupont Circle and picturesque Georgetown put the city's best destinations within reach, yet the hotel's tree–lined street and quiet refinement give the sense of a secluded retreat. Inside, a renovated lobby and lounge speak to modern travelers with tech–friendly features and inviting, flexible seating, while features like the indoor pool, casual restaurants and fitness center make staying in just as pleasant as going out and joining the holiday party.
About the Washington Marriott Georgetown
The Washington Marriott Georgetown makes a distinctive destination among Washington, D.C. properties. Its enviable address near national monuments, renowned universities and family–friendly attractions appeals to leisure and business travelers alike. On property, guests enjoy inspired dining at both The Atrium Restaurant and The Court Lounge, as well as access to a fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool. Business guests stay productive with the hotel's 12,000 square feet of versatile function space (including a 600–person ballroom), as well as with the 470 guest rooms' adaptable work desks and Plug–in technology panels. Other guest room features, like the 32–inch HDTVs and down comforters, promise a relaxing escape into the nation's vibrant capital city. To see additional photos of the hotel, follow Washington Marriott Georgetown on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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