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Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
+1 202-249-3000
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  • Average16%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
Downtown / Chinatown
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good location, lots of restaurants nearby and small parks within walking distance. Good facility with lots of restroom facilities and that are reasonably clean (the cleaning crew could visit more frequently though). Good seating, sign posts/indicators).

Thank Sheana C
Reviewed 1 week ago

As far as convention centers go, Walter E. Washington Convention Center is a good one. The inside is roomy with multiple floors and plenty of rooms for side meetings. There are many hotels, restaurants and attractions close by and Chinatown is a short five-minute walk...More

Thank RollMeAway1965
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Don't often go to the convention center but this year's book fair/show was wonderful. The convention center is easy to get to by metro and east to navigate once inside. Think we'll look for more reasons to go

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I was here this summer for a convention. I have been to countless convention centers across the USA, and this hands down, was the nicest! Spotless clean, great air condition even with large crowd and quick bag checks! We couldn't get over the huge size!...More

Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I liked the location of the conference center and it was absolutely huge so there was plenty of room. The staff is pretty friendly, but man are they oblivious sometimes. For example, we were in the middle of a presentation and someone comes in less...More

Thank Ravenito
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The convention center is a nice size and the meeting rooms are very spacious. The convention i go to just moved here and it was big improvement. It can accommodate an very large event (20k+). The staff are friendly and helpful. Everything is very clean...More

Thank Brittany M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I was there recently for a convention. The facilities were kept clean and the center was very organized. Although it was a large convention, you did not feel crowded or lost. The layout is efficient and the staff was present and helpful whenever we had...More

Thank Mirelis P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Here for a week of meetings, most held at the Convention Center, a few in surrounding hotels within easy walking distance. Rooms were nice, acoustics were good, staff was friendly, bathrooms were clean. On site food was also pretty good for fast food. Whimsical artwork...More

Thank 787sallyb
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Walkable location from hotels and eating establishments! Wide price of food from Subway, Smoked and Stacked and more! Cambria Hotel & suites nearby is easy and offers short walk to convention center! Grocery stores nearby for snacks etc. Convention Center is clean and offer reasonable...More

Thank Jana M
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for a two day medical conference. Very large venue in at least 3 buildings. This right in the center of the city with plenty of parking nearby. There are lots of historical and tourist sites nearby and plenty of restaurants. I used ParkingPanda...More

Thank Craig Z
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Caryn L
14 May 2017|
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Response from stewart s | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea.
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taraneh2017
11 April 2017|
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Response from mjudd448 | Reviewed this property |
Marriot, and Courtyard come to mind. There are two transportation companies at the airport that can help you from the airport to the hotel. You can find them on the Reagan airport website.
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StarFyre2304
21 September 2015|
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Response from George C | Reviewed this property |
The DC area airport closest to the convention center is Reagan/National. It is a quick cab ride from airport to convention center.
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