Conveniently positioned Maryland accommodation offering easy access to Washington, D.C.
Looming above the Potomac River in the National Harbor development of Prince Georges County, Maryland, the Gaylord Hotel National Harbor offers guests easy access to the region, including Washington, D.C.
Also known as Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, thanks to its proximity to the nearby convention center, the hotel features 2,000 guestrooms, of which 170 are luxury suites.
Guests staying at the sizeable establishment can expect to find an assortment of in-room facilities and amenities.
Bedrooms offer comfortable mattresses and stylish bedding, as well as executive desk and chair. A 32 high definition plasma screen TV, wireless and wired internet access, two dual-line telephones (with speakerphone), refrigerator, alarm clock with MP3 connectivity, in-room safe (ideal for laptop computers), iron and ironing board, and tea and coffee making facilities are all included as standard. Superior rooms and suites offer a number of additional extras. Each room includes a private en-suite bathroom.
The property is built around an 18-story glass atrium, which offers scenic views of the Potomac River and plenty of natural light. Within the hotel complex guests can enjoy an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, a state-of-the-art fitness room, and the Relche Spa, which offers a wide range of beauty and health treatments as well as saunas and steam rooms.
The Gaylord Hotel National Harbor also features seven different restaurants which guests can dine within. The Old Hickory Steakhouse, a staple of all Gaylord Hotels, is one of these seven.
The hotel complex also features the Pose Ultra Lounge (a rooftop nightclub) for those looking to party the night away, the Potomac Playzone (a family arcade) for families and younger visitors, as well as a range of stores, shops, and boutiques, selling everything from everyday necessities to indulgent articles.
Amongst the services provided by the hotel is an hourly shuttle service to Washington, D.C. and one to Ronald Reagan National Airport. Both of these may prove useful for those entering and exiting Maryland or those looking to see the sites of the nations capital.
Having taken the shuttle bus to Washingtons downtown district, visitors can marvel at those world-famous landmarks, from the Washington Monument and the National Mall to the White House and the Capitol Building. The many memorials and museums are at the fingertips once visitors have made it to the capital.
Alternatively, the citys many industry and corporations are readily available to those staying at the Maryland hotel, a bonus for those in the city and region on business.
Sports fans visiting the region will find FedEx Field, home to the NFLs Washington Redskins, just a few miles along I-95. On a Sunday during football season the stadium can be expected to hold some 91,000 spectators. Washingtons other professional sports teams all play in the city itself, making for an ideal evening out after visiting the monuments during the day.
Finally, the Gaylord Hotel National Harbor also offers suitable accommodation for those visiting Arlington National Cemetery, a true landmark in itself. The memorial to fallen soldiers is both astonishing and poignant.