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October 05, 2010 11:37 ET

The Best Meetings of the East Happen at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park

DC's Largest Hotel Wins Award as Fan-Favorite Meeting and Conference Facility

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) -  As the capital's largest hotel, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park has more than 195,000 square feet of flexible Washington, DC event space for large groups, conventions and tradeshows. And now it's got something quite a bit smaller to go along with that space: a plaque recognizing the property as one of Meetings East magazine's "Best of the East" award winners! Subscribers voted on their favorite meeting sites in the eastern U.S., and named the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel as one of its winners!

Perfect for social galas, conventions, political and corporate events and more, each ballroom at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park bests other event venues in Washington, DC with elegantly appointed, unobstructed event space with up to 30-foot ceilings and expansive foyer space. The hotel recently renovated its 95,000 square feet of dedicated exhibit space, allowing associations and corporate customers alike even more of the flexibility they desire.

No matter what the event, all guest rooms and VIP suites convey a timeless sophistication that is both comfortable and extremely functional. 300-thread-count sheets and down bedding are complemented by technology that ensures travelers can stay connected. Flat-screen plasma televisions and technology panels that integrate laptops into the entertainment system can be found in every room. Families will delight in the hotel's close proximity to the National Zoo and the National Cathedral.

A rarity among hotels in Washington, DC, the Marriott Wardman Park also offers four on-site restaurants including Stone's Throw Restaurant, offering guests a refreshing take on the modern American Steakhouse. Ideal for private dinners and social gatherings, the restaurant accommodates 281 people and features an interactive chef's table and four private dining rooms.

It's no small wonder that with such a unique combination of business and leisure options, central location, and a strong reputation for going above and beyond that the Washington Marriott Wardman Park was recognized by its guests. The full "Best of the East" article and list appears in the September, 2010 issue of Meetings East.

About the Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Even among the most sophisticated conference center hotels in Washington, DC, Marriott Wardman Park rises above. With a blend of charm, modern elegance and a historic landmark setting, this NW Washington, DC hotel's stunning guest rooms, event space and impeccable service make it the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers. Situated on 16 garden acres, this hotel in Washington, DC has hosted a long list of U.S. Presidents, dignitaries and VIPs. With 1,314 guestrooms and 141 VIP suites, plus an outdoor heated pool, guests will find the perfect place from which to explore the city and enjoy their down time.