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Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel Offers Easy Access to Barbecue Battle

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/14 -- Experience summer fun in the city at one of the greatest destinations in the world and turn this year's vacation into one filled with unending opportunities for a relaxing stay and unending things to do.

Sizzling summer festivals, outdoor concerts and movies, Major League Baseball, summer theater, golf tournaments, hiking, kayaking, bicycling and a host of museums, monuments and historic districts ensure there's always something to do in Washington, D.C. With great city center hotels, it's easy to relax comfortably and enjoy it all.

One of the city's biggest events, the National Capital Barbecue Battle 2014, will draw hot competition from BBQ restaurants around the country as it kicks off near the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel on June 21st, with teams competing for over $40,000 in cash and prizes in two major contests. Featuring live entertainment from local cover bands and interactive exhibits including the NBA Nation Basketball Tour, children's activities that include rides, magicians and sporting attractions; this event has been named a "Top 10 BBQ Event" by The Travel Channel and Discovery.com. Travelers staying at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown will be in the heart of the festivities making it easy to enjoy the savory samples, cooking demonstrations and more.

A few of the many other events happening this summer and easily accessed from the hotel's trendy accommodations in downtown Washington, D.C. include the AFI DOCS Film Festival June 18-22; DC Jazz Festival June 24-29; Smithsonian Folklife Festival June 25-29 and July 2-6, and of course, there's no better place to be than in the heart of Washington, D.C. for spectacular Fourth of July celebrations that include musical performances, parades, family fun and fireworks.

The Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel's location in City Center DC makes it a natural choice for seeing the sights and enjoying activities and events, while its stylish guest rooms and suites, on-site amenities and attentive service are unsurpassed in ensuring guests a relaxing hotel experience.

To begin planning summer fun in D.C. online booking for the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel is easily accessed at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasrb-renaissance-washington-dc-downtown-hotel/.

About the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel
Welcoming travelers to Washington, D.C. with trendy accommodations and exceptional service, the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel is a delightful destination whether traveling for business or leisure. Conveniently located in the Penn Quarter district, near the city center, Capitol Hill and the White House, guests will find themselves near popular attractions and prominent business destinations. Situated adjacent to the Washington, D.C. Convention Center, the hotel features guest rooms and suites to match nearly any travel needs and offers five on-site dining options, the Aura Spa and special guest privileges to its VIDA Fitness Center, where personal training and tanning are also available.

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Contact:
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001 USA
1-888-480-2919
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasrb-renaissance-washington-dc-downtown-hotel/

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