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June 17, 2011 14:34 ET

Excitement Firing Up for Summer Events Near Courtyard Washington, DC Hotel

Concert Tours and International Soccer Headline Summer DC Events

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Jun 17, 2011) - Excitement is firing up for the extensive line-up of summer entertainment in Washington, DC which includes soccer clashes at FedEx Field and RFK Stadium and top name concerts at the Verizon Center, just to name a few. And the Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard hotel offers easy access and great accommodations for nearly any Washington, DC event.

Conveniently located across the street from the Navy Yard Metro Station, guests at this Courtyard Washington, DC hotel are just a short Metro ride away from FedEx Field and just four stops from the Verizon Center.

A full calendar of events this summer includes the Kalachakra for World Peace 2011 with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, July 6-16; the Keith Urban "Get Closer 2011 World Tour" on July 28; Britney Spears' "Femme Fatale North American Summer Tour," July 31; Taylor Swift's "Speak Now World Tour" Aug. 2-3, and American Idols Live on Aug. 19. The Verizon Center calendar is packed with all types of entertainment and events and up-to-date information may be viewed at

FedEx Field, home of the city's own Washington Redskins, will host a soccer match between the world's two best soccer clubs on July 30 when Manchester United takes on FC Barcelona as part of the 2011 World Football Challenge. D.C. United Soccer continues throughout the summer with a number of home games scheduled even into October at RFK Stadium. And, America's favorite sport, Major League Baseball, is just a few short blocks from this impressive Courtyard, DC hotel at the Washington Nationals Stadium.

As guests of one of the most stylish hotels near RFK Stadium, concert goers, sports enthusiasts, vacationers and even business travelers will find themselves in close proximity to all of these events as well as other prominent Washington, DC destinations. But even better yet, the gracious amenities offered within these spacious guest rooms and hotel suites, such as cotton-rich linens over fluffy pillows and thick mattresses and complimentary high-speed Internet access make the Courtyard a perfect location for relaxing after fun or business. All rooms also feature 32-inch TVs with cable/satellite service, premium movie channels and pay-per-view movie options.

About the Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard Hotel
The Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard is an easy choice for Washington, DC travelers, offering relaxing amenities and a welcoming atmosphere. Located just five blocks from the Washington Nationals Baseball Stadium, the hotel's onsite amenities include exceptional dining options at the Courtyard Café, a full-service restaurant, and The Dugout Lounge, a relaxing sports bar and an excellent choice for evening socializing. Guests also have access to a heated indoor pool and well-equipped fitness center.

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