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Marriott Marquis Washington, Dc To Open May 1, 2014

The capital’s soon-to-be-largest hotel announces Grand Opening travel offers

Tuesday, April 01, 2014
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The nation’s capital welcomes the year’s most anticipated hotel debut as Marriott Marquis Washington, DC ignites downtown DC upon opening May 1, 2014. Marriott Marquis Washington, DC is pleased to announce several summer grand opening package offers: The Summer Weekends Deal, The Opening Pitch Package, and the ongoing Patriot Package.

While the temps heat up this summer, the prices cool down as Marriott Marquis welcomes its guests to enjoy all that DC has to offer—from the renowned museums on the National Mall to the nearby White House and next-door, brand-new CityCenter retail complex. From June 1 through September 1, Marriott Marquis Washington, DC’s Summer Weekends Deal promises 40% off 2-night stays and 50% off 3-night stays (excluding suites) Thursday-Sunday nights. Ideal for long weekends, all stays must be purchased in advance (nonrefundable) and include a Friday and/or Saturday night, with 2-night stays starting at $108/night and 3-night stays starting at $90/night (regularly priced nightly rates start at $180/night this summer, all rates are based on availability and subject to change). Insider tip for the best rate: book early by May 23.

Baseball-loving DC visitors will be sure to catch on to the Marriott Marquis’ Opening Pitch Package. Guests who book the Opening Pitch Package, starting from $229/night on weekdays and weekend rates of $169/night, will receive a fun fan tote bag, filled with two Nationals baseball hats and an official Washington Nationals program. And for visitors and business travelers with a bit of free time to spare, Marriott Marquis Washington, DC will also offer an ongoing value Patriot Package starting from $169/night which includes complimentary breakfast, in-room Internet, and a walking map charting DC’s interesting, unexpected historical locations.

“We are looking forward to greeting our summer guests at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. We are an ideal home base and gateway for travelers to Washington, DC,” said General Manager Dan Nadeau. “A summer weekend in DC is the perfect family escape, from Independence Day celebrations and the National Symphony Orchestra on the West Lawn of the Capitol to the free access of the nearby Smithsonian Portrait Gallery and museums on the National Mall.”

Minutes from the National Mall and connected to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center via underground concourse, the $520-million, four-star hotel will have 1,175 rooms including 49 suites, over 105,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor function space, five varied dining and bar experiences, a 6,500-square-foot high-tech concierge lounge, and a state-of-the-art, 8,000-square-foot bi-level fitness center, complimentary for hotel guests. Guest rooms will comfortably accommodate business and leisure travelers alike, featuring custom-designed workspaces, dynamic in-room technology such as interactive LCD televisions and elegantly appointed bathrooms with Thann amenities.

Echoing DC’s nearby art museums, the heart of the high-design Marriott Marquis Washington, DC will be a glass atrium lobby filled with natural light and an inspiring 56-foot sculpture. The largest piece of art in any Marriott hotel, “The Birth of the American Flag,” by Baltimore-based sculptor Rodney Carroll, will be the centerpiece of the social, high-tech lobby. Designed to be LEED Silver accredited, Marriott Marquis Washington, DC will incorporate the site’s original historic Samuel Gompers AFL-CIO headquarters, known as the "Plumbers Building.”

This summer is an exciting time in the nation's capital with the debut of the CityCenter complex, a brand-new, 10-acre, $700-million luxury retail center that The New York Times dubbed the "Rockefeller Center of DC." Visitors can cool down from shopping with a stroll through the “American Cool” exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery (through September), or the Degas & Cassatt display at the National Gallery of Art, which will be the only US stop for the renowned American Impression exhibit (through October). A Capital July 4th celebration wouldn’t be complete without the nationally televised concert featuring the National Symphony Orchestra followed by fireworks from the National Mall. This year’s celebration will be bigger than ever as the nation’s capital commemorates the 150th anniversary of Arlington Cemetery and the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner.

For more information please call 877-255-0200 or visit DCMarquis.com. To book the hotel’s Grand Opening offers: please use code “NEW” for the Summer Weekends Deal, booking code “YX1” for the Opening Pitch Package, and “ES2” for the Patriot Package.

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Marriott Marquis Washington, DC is scheduled to open May 1, 2014 with 1,175 rooms, which includes 49 suites, and over 105,000 square feet of function space, including a 30,600 square-foot Marquis Ballroom and two 10,800 square-foot ballrooms. Marriott Marquis Washington, DC will be conveniently located next door to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center–and connected via an underground concourse. Set to be an epicenter of downtown DC, the hotel will transform this neighborhood and introduce a new, exciting venue for local social gatherings, business travelers and meetings and conventions. The property will feature a grand atrium lobby with a 56-foot sculpture, a state-of-the-art bi-level fitness center, and five separate retail and restaurant spaces. The hotel’s five Americana-inspired F&B outlets will be: Anthem, casual dining restaurant; The Dignitary, an upscale lounge; High Velocity, a high-tech sports bar; a dramatic, high-design Lobby Bar; and a specialty restaurant. The hotel’s design will be innovative, incorporating the site’s original historic Samuel Gompers AFL-CIO headquarters, known as the "Plumbers Building” and is designed to earn LEED® Silver accreditations (one of the largest hotel in the country to earn this eco-friendly distinction).

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