SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

December 23, 2013 16:45 ET

Hotel Near Georgetown University Shines Amidst Holiday Atmosphere

Georgetown Neighborhood Offers Washington Marriott Guests a Relaxed Holiday Setting

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Dec 23, 2013) - Ah, the joys of Georgetown and the holidays! The perfect destination for creating fun holiday traditions that are oh, so Georgetown; this historic neighborhood in Washington, D.C is a great escape for bringing holiday joy to the entire family.

All dressed up for the holidays, with lighted baskets lining the streets and 30-foot trees sparkling against the crisp winter sky, Georgetown brings the warmth, charm and intrigue of Christmases past, present and future to life for those taking the time to enjoy the season.

Always featuring something uniquely traditional, Georgetown is near the new Washington Harbour Ice Rink and with DC hotel offers is a great starting place for creating some family fun or even a romantic interlude during the holidays. Making its debut in the neighborhood this year, every day, (yes, even holidays) is skate day now until March. Converted in November from a magnificent Washington Harbour fountain, the rink is the largest outdoor skating venue in Washington, DC and at 11,800 square feet is larger than the famous rink of New York City's Rockefeller Center. Open daily and offering a variety of special skating opportunities and even lessons on the weekends, the massive rink has plenty of space for time on the ice.

Bringing window shopping to a new level, a holiday window competition among the businesses has everything all aglow with creative designs and elegant displays that add to the holiday grandeur of the neighborhood. Creating a great atmosphere for a holiday stroll and setting the mood for last-minute holiday shopping and post-season sales, the window displays quickly add to the mystique of Georgetown during the holidays.

Reflecting the grace and style of the neighborhood hotel's location in Georgetown provides Washington, D.C. visitors with the convenience of easy access to many of the area's most prominent attractions. Guests of the Washington Marriott will find themselves close to everywhere they want to be while being pampered with the comforts of a well-established Georgetown hotel. The prominent Washington, D.C. hotel's location near two major Metro Lines makes it easy to access both business and leisure destinations.

Holiday travelers can easily book accommodations in Georgetown online at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/waswe-washington-marriott/ by clicking on "Check Rates and Availability" or by calling 1-888-270-9384.

About Washington Marriott
The Washington Marriott welcomes families, executives and groups with well-appointed accommodations and exceptional service just steps from some of the finest attractions in Washington, D.C. Located on a tree-lined street and boasting innovative amenities, this Georgetown hotel features complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, a warm and inviting lobby with plenty of spaces for gathering with family and friends and handy interactive information boards to keep guests abreast of local weather, area events and airport flight schedules. A concierge level is also available for those seeking additional amenities and a state-of-the-art fitness center allows guests to maintain their fitness routine while visiting the nation's capital. For more information or reservations, call 1-888-270-9384.

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