ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - Nov 20, 2012) - With the holidays right around the corner, it's the perfect time to visit the Nation's Capital and mark holiday shopping off the list. Pentagon Row and the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City offer amazing shopping experiences, where travelers will find gifts for all their family and friends. Crystal Gateway Marriott, a Pentagon City hotel, offers convenient accommodations close to Pentagon City shopping, area attractions, the metro, and DC sights and museums.

Pentagon City Mall features department stores, such as Macy's and Nordstrom as well as numerous specialty stores. Pentagon Row is a great place to shop, dine, and even ice skate at their popular, seasonal outdoor ice rink. And, Crystal Gateway Marriott offers a great location that's near it all.

With direct access to the DC-area Metrorail from the lobby of the hotel, guests can be in downtown DC and Reagan National Airport within minutes. This hotel in Pentagon City features stylish furniture and newly installed artwork in its lobby where guests can relax or catch up with family or friends. Spacious guestrooms and hotel suites in Pentagon City offer luxurious amenities such as the Revive bedding package, which features 300-thread-count sheets, down comforters, designer duvets and fluffier pillows. Modern bathrooms feature marble floors and granite countertops.

Guests can choose from a variety of dining options at the hotel, from coffee and breakfast at Einstein Bagels in the lobby to delicious meals with creative flair at Restaurant Mez. Other amenities include complimentary shuttle to/from Reagan National Airport, an indoor pool, and an on-site fitness center to stay in shape while traveling to the Nation's Capital.

For reservations, please visit or call 1-800-228-9290. If available, the website also features last-minute weekend deals, as well as other deals and promotions.

About Crystal Gateway Marriott
Crystal Gateway Marriott, a hotel in Crystal City, VA, offers an ideal location for vacations, business trips and weekend getaways. Newly renovated, our hotel offers exceptional accommodations, complimentary Wi-Fi in the lobby and multiple dining options including Einstein Bagels. The hotel is surrounded by Arlington's best shopping and dining at the Crystal City shops and The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. The Crystal City Metro stop can be accessed from the lobby of the hotel, allowing guests to reach the best museums, monuments and attractions in the surrounding area. Perfect for conferences, meetings and social events, the Pentagon City Mall hotel offers banquet facilities and 27 meeting rooms, including a 16,000 square foot ballroom, totaling 35,377 sq. ft. of meeting space. This hotel in Arlington is also conveniently located one mile from Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA).

About Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels & Resorts continues to inspire and provide a balanced life on the road for discerning and high-achieving business and leisure travelers, offering warm, professional service; sophisticated yet functional guest room design; lobby spaces that facilitate working, dining and socializing; restaurants and bars serving international cuisine prepared simply and from the freshest ingredients; meeting and event spaces and services that are gold standard; and expansive, 24-hour fitness facilities. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit

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Kristie Prantil
Crystal Gateway Marriott