ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - Dec 4, 2012) - 'Tis the season to forget the malls and celebrate the neighborhood! With fun holiday events, one-of-a-kind shopping adventures and impressive Georgetown hotel accommodations at Key Bridge Marriott, the simple joys of the season are sure to add up to some spectacular holiday fun.
Bursting with neighborhood happenings, Georgetown is a great holiday destination whether seeking family fun on the new Washington Harbour Ice Rink or looking for neighborhood shopping that includes one-of-a-kind finds. And, with accommodations at a hotel near Georgetown, DC visitors can experience the excitement of the neighborhood while enjoying exceptional comforts and easy access to all Georgetown has to offer.
Featuring more than 150 fashion specialty stores and unique boutiques filled with international styles to suit nearly every taste, and dotted with over 70 design stores and galleries boasting interior gems from modern and traditional to antiques and art, checking off the shopping list in Georgetown is a refreshing reprieve from mall shopping. Add in some local shops like Baked and Wired, book signings, concerts and historic celebrations beaming with Christmas traditions and holiday cheer, and it's easy to fall in love with the neighborhood.
As an additional bonus, guests of Key Bridge Marriott hotel near George Washington University will also find themselves conveniently situated to take in holiday concerts, musicals and special events scheduled at various locations across the campus. From A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration to the Annual Holiday Concert, the University adds to the traditional holiday spirit found encircling the district.
Open even on holidays, the 11,800 square foot Washington Harbour Ice Rink is a great destination for family fun, parties, shopping breaks or simple Washington Harbour strolls. As the area's largest outdoor ice skating venue, the new facility also dwarfs New York City's Rockefeller Center and adds a festive ambience to the season. Even on Christmas Day, skaters can enjoy the rink's "Two for One Tuesday" from 4 to 6 p.m., and on New Year's Eve, skaters can ring in the New Year as the facility's regular 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. hours have been extended right on into the first hour of 2013.
Experiencing a Georgetown holiday from Key Bridge Marriott allows travelers to easily stay connected to everything the area has to offer, as this distinctive Rosslyn hotel is just minutes away from the Rosslyn Metro Station and only four miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
About Key Bridge Marriott
Key Bridge Marriott is a newly renovated hotel property offering upscale lodging with contemporary new designs overlooking the Potomac River and featuring fabulous views of Washington, DC. Guests are welcomed with comfortable accommodations and innovative services so whether traveling for business or leisure, everything needed for a relaxing, yet productive stay is readily at hand. On-site dining is available at the hotel's Revival restaurant and Connexion lobby bar, both offering exceptional menus and relaxing atmospheres. Other on-site amenities include a 24-hour fitness center with special guest privileges, an indoor/outdoor connecting pool and whirlpool.