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DC's Newest Convention Hotel Is Just One Year Away!


Next May, the Washington Marriott Marquis will open its doors, transforming your capital events and bringing bright new energy and design to DC’s vibrant City Center. Spanning an entire block adjacent to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, this dynamic new hotel is designed to make event planning nearly effortless by offering fully outfitted function facilities, awe-inspiring accommodations and easy access to out-on-the-town activities, all in one place.



Features include:
  • 30,000-sq. ft. Grand Ballroom with 22 ft. ceilings
  • Two 10,800-sq. ft. Ballrooms
  • More than 53,000 sq. ft. of meeting rooms
  • 2,500 sq. ft. rooftop terrace
  • 52-ft. one-of-a-kind sculpture in the lobby
  • Underground concourse connecting to Walter E. Washington Convention Center
  • Over 55 breakout rooms plus outdoor terraces overlooking the surrounding City Center and Penn Quarter neighborhoods.


Opening in May 2014

Scheduled to open in 2014, the 1,175-room, 49-suite Washington Marriott Marquis is designed to reflect its surroundings and complement the adjacent Washington, DC Convention Center. With more than 100,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, a grand lobby with atrium skylight and five separate retail and restaurant outlets on the ground floor, the hotel is poised to be the next great social hub in the city. Be among the first to experience this vibrant addition to the nation's capital, submit a RFP at DCMarquisMeetings.com today.
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