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Marriott International

June 24, 2014 19:40 ET

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel Celebrates the Third Annual Global Day of Discovery

The Hotel in Downtown DC Invites Guests to Discover New Events, Foods and Flavors as Part of Renaissance Hotels' Summer of Discovery

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2014) - Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is excited to participate in Renaissance Hotels' third annual Global Day of Discovery, this June 26th. The Day of Discovery celebration officially kicks off Renaissance Hotels' Summer of Discovery calendar, a summer-long program of exclusive events more than 150 hotels around the world designed to help travelers experience the best discoveries of the season. 

This year, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is celebrating with an evening concert from the incredible Gideon Grove, a night of champagne tasting, giveaways, plus creative cocktails and delectable bites from the hotel's team of culinary experts. The festivities are all set to take place on June 26th, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM in honor of the Renaissance Day of Discovery.

To start things off, this DC hotel invites guests for a special champagne tasting from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the hotel lobby, including complimentary culinary discoveries from the Executive Chefs. Guests will enjoy 1863 Angus Sirloin roasted, filled with bread and butter pickles, mushroom duxelle and enoki mushrooms from McDowell mushroom farm and Savory Tart shell filled with seafood paella and topped with smoked gouda.

The hotel will be serving a Nicholas Feuillate champagne cocktail at a special price of $8.00. The cocktail will be named after the Cherokee Stars track from his debut album. It has Champagne, Mango puree, cherry liquor, and fresh blueberries, gently stirred and served in a champagne flute. The hotel will continue its celebration of the World cup and also feature Brazilian Caipirinhas at a special price of $8.

Gideon Grove will perform from 7:15 PM to 8:00 PM, and the hotel will offer giveaways for attendees, including one bottle of Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne, valued at $50, a $75 gift certificate for lunch or dinner in President's Sports Bar, and one free night weekend stay at the hotel, including breakfast for two, valued at $199.

Guests can continue enjoying the festivities into the night, before retreating to the comfort and privacy of their accommodations in the heart of Washington, DC. Visit the hotel website for more information or to reserve your place for this rarified night in the heart of DC.

About the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Located directly across from the Washington Convention Center, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is ideal for experiencing the history and culture of the nation's capital. The hotel is conveniently situated in the Penn Quarter district, near DC City Center, Capitol Hill and the White House. Guests are close to shopping, the Verizon Center, the Spy Museum, Chinatown, National Portrait Gallery and the world-famous National Mall monuments. Boasting plush, well-dressed beds and spacious desks, the hotel is ideal for travelers of all types. With 64,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, 36 meeting rooms, and premier planning services, it's ideal for small meetings, conferences, or special events. The hotel also offers five dining options including a Starbucks Café, an onsite spa, and Vida fitness center.

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