For visiting Washington DC this is a great choice: the Crystal City Metro station is connected to the hotel lobby and it is only a 10 minute ride to L´Enfant Plaza station (near the National Mall).
It has a swimming pool that in summer is open 10 am to 10 pm, and if breakfast seems expensive, you can find many options in the tunnel that connects the lobby with the Metro Station.
The front desk can have very friendly staff (Sue, for example) sometimes not...
Rooms and bathrooms are nice, but... during my 4 day stay the housekeeper did a lousy job: She did the beds but left some pillows on the floor and 2 days she did not clean the carpet at all. First time that something like this happened to me at a Marriott.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Experience Crystal Gateway Marriott, located minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. And less than 1 mile from Reagan National Airport. Explore the entire Washington, D.C. Area via the Metro which is connected to our Arlington hotel. Step into our spacious hotel lobby here in the heart of Crystal City, VA, and enjoy complimentary wireless Internet access. Settle into one of our nearly 700 well appointed rooms and suites, each offering plush bedding, flat-screen TVs, and Marriott's unique Plug-In technology panels. Dine onsite at The Atrium or Restaurant Mez or grab a quick bite at Einstein's Bagels shop. Hosting an event in the Washington, DC area? Explore our hotel's 35,000 square feet of versatile and sophisticated venue space, and enjoy our prime location near Washington Reagan Airport (DCA). With the Crystal City Metro at our hotel doorstep, discovering the many attractions of Arlington, VA and downtown DC has never been easier. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel Arlington
- Marriott Hotel Crystal Gateway
- Marriott Arlington
- Arlington Marriott