This was my third visit to bethesda North Marriott each time for a conference. It really is a very good ambasador for the Marriott brand. It is modern and stylish with a real luxury feel to it. I stayed in a standard room for one night then was udgraded to a junior suite for the remainder of my stay. Both rooms were spacious and had the usual comfortable Marriott bed. The standard room on the 10th floor was good but was very hot and even with air conditioning full on and set at 65 did not drop in temperature below 73. Junior suite was even mores spacious much more like a Marriott Suites room with a separate lounge and bedroom but with the addition of a small kitchen - but no microwave?? i ate breakfast in the lounge and that was very good. Also spent some time in the bar (well it was a conference) - service was good and the range of beers was excellent. Probably the only downside to the location is the lack on restaurants in the immediate area surrounding the hotel.
Definitely one of my favourite Marriotts !