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Travel Around the World With a Stay at Embassy Row Hotel & Passport DC

Explore a Month of International Events Near the Courtyard Washington Embassy Row Hotel

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/03/13 -- Travel can be expensive, but what if there was a way to see the world without having to go too far (or spend too much money)? For the entire month of May, the city of Washington, DC brings together cultures from around the globe for Passport DC.

The sixth annual Passport DC, held during International Cultural Awareness month, will host hundreds of events around the city, many just minutes from this Washington, DC hotel near Dupont Circle, including street festivals, performances, exhibitions, lectures and much more.

Guests of the Courtyard Washington Embassy Row hotel will be in the midst of the festival's most popular event, the Around the World Embassy Tour. On May 4th from 10am to 4pm, more than 40 embassies from six continents will open their doors to visitors. From Azerbaijan to Zambia, each embassy will give visitors the chance to learn about a different culture through food, music, dance, art and fashion.

The European Union hosts its open house on May 11th from 10am to 4pm, when visitors can sample music, dance, food and film from 28 nations. And on May 18th, the Asia Heritage Foundation takes over Pennsylvania Avenue for its 8th annual Fiesta Asia Street Fair. From 10am to 7pm, the street will be filled with more than 70 performance groups from more than 20 different cultures, craft exhibitions, food stalls, a parade, interactive zones, cooking and martial arts demonstrations and much more. To learn more about Passport DC and browse the hundreds of events taking place over the month, visit http://passportdc.org/.

This hotel on Washington, DC's Embassy Row is the perfect place to stay for attending Passport DC. In addition to a central location, guests can save with great Dupont Circle hotel deals and enjoy amenities including an indoor pool, award-winning restaurant, complimentary Wi-Fi and 24-hour fitness center.

About the Courtyard Washington Embassy Row Hotel
There are many reasons people come to the nation's capital, whether it's to attend a convention, meet with clients, see the cherry blossoms or give their kids a lesson in history at the many museums and monuments. Whatever brings one here, the Courtyard Washington Embassy Row Hotel is a great choice. Offering style and sophistication just steps from the city's biggest attractions, this boutique hotel offers an array of amenities and Marriott's signature service in a place that feels like home. Oversized guest rooms feature complimentary wireless Internet access, upgraded furnishings, a spacious work desk, 32-inch LCD TV, luxuriously dressed beds, in-room dining and coffee/tea service. Explore the surrounding area on foot or by metro (there are three stations nearby); everything from the White House and National Mall to Georgetown and Dupont Circle is within walking distance. To get a little exercise indoors, this Rhode Island Avenue Washington, DC hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center and chlorine-free pool. Dining is a treat at the award-winning Nage, a high-end French bistro with progressive cuisine and a chic vibe. For meetings, celebrations and other events, this hotel offers four venues; the largest can host up to 125 guests.

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1600 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
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