This is a typical Marriott--you can read that as good or bad. The staff, room and furnishings are what you expect. The timing of my 9 day stay was not the best. I stayed the week after Easter Sunday with the hotel hosting a technology conference, a national grants conference, the National History Bee and Geography Challenge, Easter Sunday, hundreds of high school students, and an Indian wedding--"the Perfect Storm". The hotel was noisy and with only 2 of the 4 elevators not working in my room's tower, there was a 8-10 minute wait for the elevator. That got annoying really fast. Despite all of the hustle and bustle, the housekeeping crew did an amazing job cleaning my room and keeping the hotel clean. The concierge was fabulous and so were the shuttle drivers. Room service was prompt and the food was good. The beds were comfy, the sheets were soft and the towels were fluffy. The internet in the room worked without any glitches,
Would I stay here again? Yes. This was my first trip to the DC area and I found the location very convenient.
- 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