Bethesda North Marriott Hotel Receives Award for Meeting & Conference Facilities near Washington DC

September 05, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
BETHESDA, Md. September 5, 2009 - Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center has been honored with a 2009 Best of East Award from Meetings East magazine for their conference and meeting facilities.

Readers of the popular trade magazine voted Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center as a favorite site for meetings and events. Best of East Award winners are highlighted in the September 2009 issue of Meetings East and on the magazine's Web site,

"Planners have a lot of choices when it comes to hotels, so the Meetings East annual 'Best of' awards is a real plus in helping them narrow the field - namely, which hotels, conference centers, spas, retreats, and resorts in North America are best at taking care of their business," said Gregg Anderson, Meetings Media V.P. Group Publisher, East/MidAmerica. "Winners were chosen using the following criteria: quality of meeting space; guest rooms; guest services and amenities; food and beverage service; the efficiency and helpfulness of staff; the availability of technical equipment; recreational facilities and activities; and overall value and experience."

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center recently doubled its size with the completion of a new tower. All 450 guest rooms and suites at this Washington D.C. area hotel feature Plug-In Guest Rooms with an innovative plug-in technology panel that offers effortless connectivity for laptops, MP3 players, video game players and other electronic devices. The North Bethesda conference hotel sports a new look and feel with the addition of Marriott's Revive® bedding package including 300-thread-count Egyptian cotton linens, a pillow top mattress and a stylish duvet.

"It's an honor to be recognized by our customers," said General Manager Bob Daley. "The level of service we provide, coupled with function rooms and guest rooms that reflect the most modern technology and designs and a convenient, accessible location near Washington, D.C., makes our guests want to return again and again."

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center excels at both large and small meetings and conferences. This Bethesda hotel features the fifth largest ballroom in the Washington, D.C. region at 23,500 square feet, and a total of 40,000 square feet of flexible function space and pre-function space filled with colorful art and natural light. A unique state-of-the-art 130-seat amphitheater and 13 meeting rooms are ideal for more intimate gatherings.

For more information or reservations, call Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at 301-822-9200 or visit