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July 22, 2014 18:42 ET

Historic U.S. - African Leaders Summit Draws Dignitaries to Embassy Row Hotels

Delegations Welcomed to Newly Renovated Courtyard Washington, DC/Dupont Circle

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - July 22, 2014) - Welcoming delegations to Washington, D.C. as the first U.S. - African Leaders Summit prepares to unfold August 5-6 in Washington, D.C., prominent Dupont Circle hotels are expected to be buzzing with dignitaries. Anticipated to draw most of the leaders from Africa's 54 nations, African heads of state have been invited by President Barack Obama to attend this historic event, which will include a variety of diplomatic meetings and provide African leaders the opportunity to visit Congress, meet with private sector executives and be the guests of honor at a state dinner on the White House lawn.

Booking a hotel in Washington, D.C. near Embassy Row will allow visiting dignitaries to be in close proximity to the White House, many of the African Embassies and other prominent destinations so they can easily make the most of their stay in the United States. Newly renovated accommodations in the high-profile diplomatic area of the nation's capital can be found inside the distinctive Courtyard Washington, DC/Dupont Circle hotel, where well-appointed guest rooms and spacious suites are complimented by high-tech meeting space, complimentary amenities and exceptional service for a relaxed and comfortable stay in D.C. The summit is expected to bring together the most heads of state to ever be in the nation's capital at one time and the hotel's convenient location will make it easy for guests to navigate the city.

Nations participating in the summit represent one of the world's fastest growing regions and while diplomacy, economics and trade will take up a large portion of their time, leaders participating will quickly appreciate the hotel's impeccable style and service as well as its warm and relaxed atmosphere at day's end. Offering group block discounts, the hotel features a variety of rooms and encourages guests to utilize its spacious lobby where comfortable seating areas with media pods, complimentary Wi-Fi, on-site dining at The Bistro and the Courtyard's GoBoard technology help keep them abreast of local, national and world news.

About Courtyard Washington, DC/Dupont Circle
Located just minutes from the White House, National Mall and other prominent attractions, the Courtyard Washington, DC/Dupont Circle offers newly remodeled guest rooms and suites in a convenient location ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Guests are surrounded by contemporary designs and pampered with plush bedding ensembles, 32-inch LCD TVs, complimentary wireless Internet, mini-refrigerators, laptop safes and generous workspace. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide vibrant city views and additional on-site amenities include an exercise room, full-service business center and meeting room. The Bistro is open daily for breakfast and dinner so guests can enjoy a variety of healthy and hearty dining options, along with evening cocktails and popular specialty drinks made with Starbucks® coffee. Beckoning guests with comfortable and affordable accommodations and exceptional service, the hotel is an ideal Washington, D.C. destination.

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    Courtyard Washington, DC/Dupont Circle
    1900 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
    (202) 332-9300
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