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The National Conference Center

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

The good: The staff at this conference center were all very lovely, warm, helpful, cheerful, very welcoming. Very nice people with smiles and hellos whenever we crossed paths. The bad: everything else. It's a sprawling concrete complex - exasperatingly long walks between the meeting spaces...More

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Response from TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference CenterResponded 15 June 2017

Are you sure you have the right place? We offer a wide variety of healthy food for breakfast, lunch, breaks and dinner and get great reviews for our revised food program. If you are on a strict or special diet, you should have told your...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I understand that the rooms are small, but it would be nice to have a luggage rack. My initial room had a lot of ants on the desk and they just kept coming. The staff were not surprised when I informed them and I was...More

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Response from TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference CenterResponded 23 May 2017

Dear AKto900; Thank you for taking time to write your comments on TripAdvisor. The luggage rack is a great idea and we will give that serious consideration. Ants are usually not a problem so if you’d be kind enough to let me know which room...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I understand this place was designed with an intent to force interactions. However, it so uncomfortable! From the maze of tunnels or endless halls of conference rooms, to the tiny rooms, it is just not a pleasant place. If I have to be somewhere several...More

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Response from TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference CenterResponded 23 May 2017

SEFowler, Just to clarify, The National Conference Center is not a resort or even a hotel and often we get comments about how comfortable and pleasant the environment is for a learning and educational facility. Yes, we are a large facility; but we have tried...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

I enjoyed the five days spent at the National Conference Center for a National Competition in April. Once I figured out the layout, signs, tunnels, and hallways (it did not take very long and I met helpful people in that quest). The sleeping room was...More

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Response from TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference CenterResponded 9 May 2017

We’re delighted with your comment, “if the goal is to encourage people to connect, the goal is met!” yes, that’s exactly what we’re all about. And we’re even more delighted that you enjoyed the food, slept well, and got a good workout in. Hope to...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

I came here on business and forgot how spread out everything is. depending on your room location, expect to walk at least 10 minutes to anywhere. learn the buildings and follow the signs in the tunnels. the first time i came here there was a...More

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Response from TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference CenterResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you, Mark, for your honest and personal review. Yes, we are a large facility, better to meet all your meeting needs. Yes, you’ll do a lot of walking, better after a long work day. We’re delighted you enjoyed our renovated dining room and food...More

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Camille W
31 May 2017|
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Response from Osei O | Reviewed this property |
Try calling them first.
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Dorisse S
19 June 2016|
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Response from Bucky235 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Union Station or VRE to Crystal City and then Silver Line Metro to Tysons Corner then a Cab or Uber for about another 16 mile drive to the Center
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Kathy R
6 August 2015|
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Response from TheNationalCC | Property representative |
The best way is to rent a car. But we have a shuttle bus that could drop her off at Dulles Airport and she could take ground transportation from there to WDC.
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"I love the rooms on the top floors. Signage really helps in getting around. Loved the warm blanket, as the..."
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"All the rooms are small. This is not designed for families."
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"The higher you are up the quieter it is."
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"Do not suggest you stay."
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