SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

November 27, 2012 10:27 ET

Theater Events and Fine Dining Combine for Exhilarating Weekend Escape

Stepping Out for Weekend Fun Starts With Washington Marriott Hotel Near Dupont Circle

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Nov 27, 2012) - Stepping out for a weekend escape is easy with the expansive offering of theatrical events, fine dining and lodging options available in the midst of Washington, DC's most vibrant neighborhoods.

From comedies to classics, the theater is a grand way to enjoy a reprieve from daily stresses. With accommodations at a stylish Washington, DC hotel near Dupont Circle, weekend guests can easily access local performances, whether stepping out to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for their remarkable rendition of War Horse or to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for Molly Smith's interpretation of George Bernard Shaw's beloved musical, My Fair Lady. Conveniently located near two Metro stations, Washington Marriott provides an ideal setting for a city escape and the host of theatrical events ensures something for everyone. Blues fans will find plenty of scheduled opportunities to witness the world premiere of Pullman Porter Blues, which continues into January at Arena Stage, while January travelers can plan for the month-long presentation of Boged: An Enemy of the People at Georgetown University's Davis Performing Arts Center.

Guests of the Marriott's distinctive hotel near George Washington University will find themselves in the heart of one of the city's most vibrant districts surrounded by a grand offering of entertainment options and dining choices. Fine food can be found as close as The Atrium, located inside Washington Marriott, where American favorites are served up in a light and airy setting, or guests can easily venture out to experience enticing menu options sure to satisfy even the most demanding appetites at many of the fine restaurants within walking distance of this prominent West End hotel in DC.

Taking a break amidst the stylish comforts of the Marriott's Foggy Bottom hotel in Washington, DC allows travelers the opportunity to enjoy the trendy, yet relaxed atmosphere of the Nation's Capital while basking in full service amenities from an impressive offering of well-appointed accommodations. And, with easy online booking, travelers can plan a weekend reprieve that meets individual needs for both comfort and affordability. By simply visiting, travelers can check rates and availability to plan a well-deserved and truly relaxing weekend escape.

About Washington Marriott

Washington Marriott provides Washington, DC travelers with gracious accommodations just steps from historical Georgetown, fine shops, restaurants and cultural attractions. Welcoming guests with a bright and comfortable lobby, travelers will find flexible seating, complimentary wireless Internet access and all the amenities needed whether traveling for business or leisure. For added comfort the hotel features a concierge level with lounge access and offers guests the convenience of a refreshing indoor pool and state-of-the-art fitness center for maintaining their fitness routine.

About Marriott Hotels & Resorts

Marriott Hotels & Resorts continues to inspire and provide a balanced life on the road for discerning and high-achieving business and leisure travelers, offering warm, professional service; sophisticated yet functional guest room design; lobby spaces that facilitate working, dining and socializing; restaurants and bars serving international cuisine prepared simply and from the freshest ingredients; meeting and event spaces and services that are gold standard; and expansive, 24-hour fitness facilities. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit

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