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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at The National Conference Center for 10 days in January 2017 while attending training classes for my employer. Having previously worked in the hospitality industry as a meeting planner, I did not expect too much from this property that is used exclusively as a conference center. I must say I was pleasantly surprised by the venue and especially...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at the Conference Center for our annual quilting retreat (we've actually added a second date over the past few years). We have such a beautiful, light-filled room, with everything we need, so that we can concentrate on our projects. The dining set-up is fantastic, with ample hours for breakfast, lunch, and dinner service, and a wonderful selection of...

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear VMTraveler22: Thank you for this great review and rating. We were delighted to have you and pleased that we could accommodate your group with just what you needed. Our food and beverage program and Dining Room has just gone through a renovation and update so we’re delighted you enjoyed the food program. We will share your comments with the...

Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never been in an acccomodationn like this before and after. Could not find own room without help ( and I am an experienced traveller), could not find way back to conference room after break... Ridiculous architecure. Food & bars are ok.

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear s0nnens1: Your comments are important to us and we understand your frustration. Yes, we are BIG, but we are friendly and our staff goes out of their way to help our guests maneuver through the facility. We have maps, signs and a wayfinder team. We look forward to helping you next time you are here.

Niagara Falls, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They fed us very very well. You had control of your room. Clean ...quiet.. awesome atmosphere. I would go there again! Was there for work, had no choice. but I was very pleased with my stay. Over fed, and had time to play. Very professional there.

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you jbelkota, for your 5 star review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you get what we are all about: Great food, quiet and comfortable setting and small rooms so that guests socialize and move outside of their comfort zone. Thank you again.

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed January 20, 2017

This place is very quiet, away from main city, nice greenery around. The rooms inside hotel are small but enough for need of a person. Hotel doesn't provide any room service. The place is huge in area and locating your room, restaurant is a fun. First two days everyone in my group used to struggle to locate room, restaurant, but...

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Chanvish005. Thank you for taking time to post this great review. As you know, we are not really a hotel, but a training and conference center, which does matter when you compare our amenities to a hotel or resort. We’re glad that you made the wayfinding a fun and way to get to know your colleagues! WE are working...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

The staff was great giving you direction to get around this large compound of a building. The rooms are very small, there are no refrigerators or microwaves in the rooms. After taken two steps in my room, I could see everything in the whole room. I would not suggest this place to stay unless it was your very last option....

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

At any time, if you had a complaint or a need, please let us know. Most guests find that they have everything they need right here at The National. We serve almost 1,200 people a day; so food and drink is never in need and our food outlets are open almost 24/7, so we very rarely have guests ask for...

Lorton, Virginia
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

This hotel has the best breakfast and meals than any hotel I have ever been to. Rooms are small but very clean. I only ask them to include a microwave and refrigerators in the rooms. Overall it's a very good hotel to stay in . It's huge though.

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

We just love seeing these 5 star ratings and reviews on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed our food and beverage program at The National, but we do have one thing to change. We are not a hotel, but a training facility and often when people compare us to a hotel, their expectations are different. Thank you for understanding...

Edwards, California
Reviewed November 26, 2016

I was a little worried after reading the reviews. I expected a "jail cell" sized room, but it actually was nice - perfect for one person. Think of it as a scaled down guest room in an average hotel. I had a double bed and a desk, a full bathroom with shower and an open closet rack. This is a...

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you, Steve S, for this great input. You’ve got the right attitude and you get us! We are NOT a hotel or a resort; we are a learning and development center with all the comforts you need and our staff is happy to help if we’ve forgotten something. Thank you again for posting this on TripAdvisor.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I always think of myself as a Runner from movie Logan's Run when I'm here...post-apocalyptic concrete sarcophagus...that I can't get out of...with really good food. Conference center is built for meetings not for hanging in your room. Confusing layout! I get lost every time. 10 years ago there were no phones or TVs in rooms, so that is better. Rooms...

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear No T, Yes, we do get our exercise here at The National and most guests tell us it’s a great way to work off the wonderful meals, 3 times a day. Just so you know, we have just updated our TVs in the rooms and have expanded our wireless network to improve our guests’ experience. Thank you for the...

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed October 31, 2016

The staff universally bent-over-backwards to make everything perfect. Conference facilities were superb. My guest room was spacious and comfortable. (Although, I understand some rooms are smaller.) Dining room was amazing. Food was fresh and delicious. The variety was astounding. (Navigating/walking distances in-house can be daunting, at first.)

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you, JoySeminars, for this great review. We are delighted that your meeting went well and your guests were happy. But most importantly, thank you for sharing this on Social Media and letting your colleagues know of the fine work we do here at The National. Hope to see you again soon.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The National Conference Center focuses on one thing: hosting meetings, conferences and training. So whether you need to engage and inspire 18 or 1800, count on The National to provide great learning facilities and a green operation, along with an experienced conference staff and event planners to create an exceptional experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The National Conference Center

Address: 18980 Upper Belmont Pl, Leesburg, VA 20176-1245
Location: United States > Virginia > Loudoun County > Leesburg
Hotel Class:3 star — The National Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 917
Also Known As:
The National Hotel Leesburg
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“The layout of the whole complex, including meeting rooms and guest rooms is so convoluted, it would be hard to recommend any rooms.”
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