Opening May 1, 2014. Our hotel is starting to take individual leisure travel reservations for visits starting June 1, 2014. The 1,175-room, 49-suite Marriott Marquis Washington, DC is designed to reflect its surroundings and complement the adjacent Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Guests will also find direct access to the Convention Center via underground concourse connection. With more than 100,000 square feet of event space offering 54 breakout rooms, a grand lobby with an atrium skylight, and five retail and restaurant outlets on the ground floor, our hotel in downtown Washington, DC is poised to be the city’s next great social hub. Conveniently located near Penn Quarter, DC City Center, and the Verizon Center, our downtown Washington, DC hotel makes it easy to explore the city’s best attractions. Be among the first to experience the vibrant Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, a distinctive addition to the Nation's Capital. Meeting organizers can submit an RFP at DCMarquisMeetings.com today.