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Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
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Address: 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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09:00 - 17:00
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Monster Volleyball tournement!

I think there were 144 volleyball courts going at one. Lots of level of talent but everyone was playing. Excellent coordination of schedules. A little more bathroom attention... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Newark, Delaware
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Leawood, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful facility with a to notch caring staff. Nice art and all right Ona are attractive. Only suggestion would be to have more seating in areas where folks could mingle and relax.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently attended the American College of Cardiology conference here. Appreciating the fact that this a huge convention centre, unfortunately the layout is poor and confusing. There was free wifi. Toilets in abundance.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The convention center is new and huge! To get here by metro is convienient, its on the Yellow/Green line: Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center. Plenty of space for exhibition and other events.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked that there were many ways to get to the various floors. It always seemed open and less crowded despite having so many people there.

Thank mjudd448
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is huge!! I was there for a volleyball tournament, and over 900 teams were participating. Three stories of nothing but volleyball courts, with thousands of people milling about. Just amazing how big this place is. Plenty of places to eat.

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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think there were 144 volleyball courts going at one. Lots of level of talent but everyone was playing. Excellent coordination of schedules. A little more bathroom attention would be nice. Tough to get food in a timely manner.

Thank TikiDebbie
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Getting around the building is very easy. Signage was good and the layout was easy to remember. There were many working tables outside the main rooms, and power outlets were easy to come by. Very accessible by transit and there are many places to eat nearby.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our walk around at this annual event each year. Washington Auto show always draw a mass crowd of all ages. The new cars hitting the line peeks my interest. I'm a Mustang kind of girl so I always enjoy those. The food court was excellent as well. We ate at the Texas Barbecue kitchen, and I tell you...they had... More 

Thank Vanessa K
Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Our family attended the Car Show at this massive convention center over the weekend. Be prepared for lots of walking as there are three floors of exhibits with luxury and imports on the lower level, American makers on the middle level and exotic and collector cars on the top floor. Arrive early in the day as the crowds became massive... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Spent three days as an exhibitor as the convention center and didn't like the fact that it was a pain to get from the entrance to the main room. The fact that you also have to pay Freeman a fee to unload is ridiculous. The center itself is very modern and has plenty of restrooms as well as a few... More 

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