ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - Nov 27, 2012) - Just in time for the holidays, Crystal Gateway Marriott is offering a great opportunity for meeting planners to earn double Marriott Rewards points. This event venue in Arlington, VA, features amazing meeting space and is conveniently located just minutes outside of the Nation's Capital.

Meeting planners can earn these double points by booking a group and/or meeting online now through December 31, 2012 for meetings held no later than February 28, 2013. These points may be redeemed for free night stays, gift cards, and much more.

Crystal Gateway Marriott is an ideal choice for meetings, conferences, and banquets. With direct access to the DC-area Metrorail from the lobby of the hotel, guests can get to downtown DC and Reagan National Airport within minutes. The hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle to/from the airport, perfect for busy business travelers.

The hotel's meeting space, 27 meeting rooms with a total of 35,377 square feet, makes this property ideal for small or large events. Among banquet rooms in Arlington, VA, the hotel has the Arlington Ballroom that offers seats up to 2100 guests. The event services manager is available to help plan events, coordinate the menu, and make every event memorable.

For overnight accommodations, 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 come with marble floors and granite countertops.

Perfect for busy travelers, guests can start the day with coffee and breakfast at Einstein Bagels in the lobby. In addition to a variety of dining options at the hotel, 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 more information about events, please call the sales office at 1-703-920-3230, ext 5198.

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. The meeting space in Northern VA offers banquet facilities and 27 meeting rooms, including a 16,000 square foot ballroom, totaling 35,377 square feet of meeting space. This hotel in Arlington is also conveniently located one mile from Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA).

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Kristie Prantil
Crystal Gateway Marriott