SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

December 10, 2013 16:26 ET

Hotels Near Georgetown, D.C. Offer Travelers a Winter Wonderland Experience

The Key Bridge Marriott, Crystal Gateway Marriott, and Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel's Winter Promotion Puts Holiday Cheer at Guests' Fingertips

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2013) - Summer vacations get plenty of play, but winter escapes are just as tempting. Whether one lives in the Sun Belt or snowier climes, the wintry holiday charm of the Washington D.C. area is hard to resist. But resistance is no longer necessary thanks to the Key Bridge Marriott, Crystal Gateway Marriott, and Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotels' latest hotel offer, Winter Getaway in Arlington, Virginia, which makes a quintessential holiday escape more accessible than ever.

The Winter Getaway package extends a savings of up to 33 percent for stays lasting three nights or longer. Of course, between the luxe accommodations and extensive area attractions, no one will be in a hurry to put an end to the holiday merriment.

As one of the most well-appointed hotels near Georgetown University, the Key Bridge Marriott welcomes guests into the heart of the D.C. area, while the Crystal Gateway Marriott and Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel are both situated conveniently in Arlington near DCA Airport.

During the holiday season, the advantages of this location are only amplified. In Dickensian Georgetown, for example, visitors can glide along the D.C. area's largest ice-skating rink (its proportions trump those of the Rockefeller Center rink in New York), check out the chic boutiques and experience one of the countless cultural events -- think wreath workshops and Swedish Christmas bazaars -- scheduled all winter long.

And that's just the beginning. Old Town Alexandria welcomes travelers to its brick-lined streets with bedecked Christmas trees and events ranging from Scottish parades to boat parades. Take a walk down the cobblestone streets and stop inside the quaint shops lining the famed King Street. Washington, D.C., meanwhile, lures guests of nearby Arlington, Virginia hotels to its multitude of sights and events. Arts enthusiasts flock to Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage for the free daily performances of music and theater, while families marvel at 500,000 LED lights on display at the National Zoo. History buffs shouldn't miss watching "A Christmas Carol" performed at Ford's Theatre, and everyone must see the nightly lighting of the National Christmas Tree and the Pageant of Peace near the White House at least once.

In fact, there's not much one can't do from these hotels near Clarendon, Virginia. And with special winter rates and a bevy of holiday experiences on hand, there's never been a better time to embrace the glory of the season.

The Winter Getaway package is available through January 15, 2014 with rates starting at $66 per night. Guests may book their winter escape by calling 1-888-737-0577 or visiting http://www.marriott.com/specials/mesOffer.mi?marrOfferId=837085&displayLink=true. Refer to promotional code W21 when making reservations.

About the Key Bridge Marriott
Situated in the midst of Washington, D.C., Georgetown, Arlington and Old Town Alexandria, the Key Bridge Marriott caters to every type of traveler. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is just minutes away as are the corporations and government agencies of Northern Virginia, which is ideal for business guests. And with 17,000 square feet of meeting space (including the top-floor Capital View Ballroom) equipped with e-tools like web pages and e-rooming lists, productivity is guaranteed. Two contemporary restaurants, an indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and brand-new equipment in the fitness center create a relaxing atmosphere that's only enhanced by the 582 guest rooms. Accommodations include features like Plug-In technology panels and luxury bedding, not to mention breathtaking views of D.C. and Georgetown, all of which creates the ultimate backdrop for any stay. The shops and attractions of Georgetown beckon from across the picturesque bridge, while convenient Metro access puts the historic and cultural treasures of the nation's capital just minutes away. Travelers interested in experiencing the convenience and culture of this premier property are invited to call 1-888-737-0577 to learn more.

About the Crystal Gateway Marriott
 
Located in Arlington, Virginia, the Crystal Gateway Marriott offers guests the ultimate in comfort and convenience. Its 615 guest rooms and 82 luxurious suites are equipped with ergonomic desks, HD televisions, technology panels and, for a fee, high-speed Internet. Two concierge levels enhance guests' visits with complimentary continental breakfast and all-day drinks, while the fitness center includes cardiovascular equipment, free weights, a whirlpool and an indoor-outdoor connecting pool for those who like to stay active. When it's time to refuel, guests can enjoy a variety of options, including the relaxed Atrium restaurant for American fare and the Mediterranean-inspired Restaurant Mez. The hotel also has 27 meeting rooms with 35,377 square feet of stylish event space for corporate visitors. Rounding out the hotel's repertoire of amenities is its convenient transportation options: The lobby boasts access to the Metro, which puts the sights of Washington, D.C. at guests' fingertips, and Reagan National Airport is just a complimentary shuttle-ride away. As a certified Virginia Green hotel, meanwhile, the property proves that being green is always in style.
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About the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
 
Whether travelers are looking for environmental sensitivity, modern technology or top-rated service, the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel can accommodate them. The LEED® Gold-certified hotel boasts 300 guestrooms and suites that feature plush Revive bedding; organic Aveda bath products; 37-inch, flat-panel HD televisions; mini-refrigerators; and Plug-In technology panels. Technology, in fact, figures prominently throughout the hotel and has placed it at the forefront of business hotels. Sixteen meeting rooms occupy 17,307 square feet of meeting space, while the hotel's location just minutes from Boeing, Lockheed Martin, IBM, the Pentagon, PBS and the EPA make it a natural choice for business groups. It's also a natural choice for foodies. The hotel's modern Italian eatery, SOCCi, incorporates local produce in the majority of its Old World fare, while Espressamente illy acts as its ideal café counterpart. In addition, guests can enjoy the hotel's fitness center and pool, as well as a new lobby that sets the tone for their stays. Consistently ranked No. 1 for guest satisfaction among all full-service Marriott hotels in the Eastern region, the hotel is conveniently positioned near Reagan National Airport and a variety of local attractions like Old Town Alexandria, Pentagon Row and the National Mall. The result is one hotel that's as exciting as the destination itself.

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