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Marriott International

November 01, 2011 12:22 ET

A Classic Southern Maryland Christmas Awaits in Waldorf, MD

Celebrate a 10th Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration With Courtyard Waldorf Hotel

WALDORF, MD--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2011) - Known to Civil War buffs as the man who harbored John Wilkes Booth following his assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd's place in history is rather infamous. But what those buffs -- and the public at large -- may not know is that Dr. Mudd's home in Waldorf, Maryland is host of the 10th Victorian Christmas Celebration. This annual 2-day event features period music, refreshments, and activities, including talks and tours with Civil War soldiers, Santa and Mrs. Claus, and a home decked out in Victorian-era holiday décor.

The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum features the period home of the doctor, plus a farm museum featuring authentic tools of the era. For visitors planning on attending this popular holiday event, the Courtyard Waldorf hotel in Waldorf, MD is proud to offer special savings and Last Minute Weekend deals.

For example, guests can take advantage of the hotel's Special Romance Package, with nightly rates from $109* and featuring complimentary champagne and chocolates, with promotional code LVU. Marriott Rewards members can earn an extra 1,000 points per night** when they book with promotional code M11. New promotions and offers are added frequently, so to book or see the most current offers, guests are encouraged to visit Guests can also book last-minute rates as low as $114/night***.

For those seeking Andrews Air Force Base hotels, or hotels in Southern Maryland, the Courtyard Waldorf is a wise choice. The La Plata MD hotel's on-site Bistro offers healthy choices, a variety of breakfast and dinner options, an evening bar and specialty beverages made with Starbucks coffee. The hotel also offers 1 meeting room which seats 40, great for business meetings or social gatherings such as reunions and showers with on-site event professionals.

One of the top hotels in Brandywine, MD, the award-winning Courtyard by Marriott is just 30-minutes from Washington, D.C. and only a short drive or train ride from BAE Systems, Besche Oil, Chaney Enterprises, Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman, PEPCO, SAIC, SMECO and Verizon. Military personnel will also enjoy the hotel's proximity to Andrews Air Force Base, Indian Head Naval Warfare Center and Dahlgren, VA.

* Valid Thursday through Sunday through 11/17/11. Must be 21 years or older to qualify for the champagne amenity upon checking in. Only guests who book this package qualify for the package amenities. A limited number of rooms are available for this promotion. Tax is additional. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Advance reservations required. Other restrictions apply. Rates are per room, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.

** Guest must book reservation using promotional code listed above in order to receive bonus points. Offer applies to one regular room per stay, per member on dates listed. A "hotel stay" or "stay" means all consecutive nights spent with Marriott by a registered Marriott Rewards member. Offer not available during special events, tax is additional, special offers cannot be combined, blackout dates may exist, and advance reservations are required. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms.

*** Availability will be confirmed at time of booking. Lowest advertised rate may not be available. Advance booking required. Rates valid for Friday and Saturday night stays only. Two-night minimum stay may be required. Rates are per room, per night, based on single occupancy. Taxes, resort fees, and incidental charges are additional. Rates may not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Additional restrictions may apply.

About the Courtyard Waldorf
Among Southern, MD hotels, this location has everything you need to enjoy an excellent stay. From our Bistro that serves breakfast and dinner to our lounge where you can relax and watch our flat-screen TV, you'll find an array of amenities and services to help you make the most of your trip. The Courtyard Waldorf is centrally located in city of Waldorf and within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. It offers 619 square feet of total meeting space, as well as 88 rooms and 3 suites on three floors. Guests enjoy amenities such as on-site laundry, fitness center, complimentary on-site parking and free public area WiFi, making it an affordable, comfortable choice for many travelers.

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