ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott Vacation Club, a global leader in vacation ownership, announced today it has purchased 71 rooms in The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. and plans to make them part of its Marriott Vacation Club vacation ownership program. Located in the heart of the Nation's Capital, the iconic Mayflower Hotel is proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has enjoyed several U.S. presidents and countless world leaders and dignitaries as guests.
"This is simply an amazing property with so much history and character," said Stephen P. Weisz, president and chief executive officer of Marriott Vacations Worldwide. "Washington, D.C. and the surrounding areas have long been desired by our Owners as a favorite place to experience and a destination that has something for everyone to enjoy and explore."
Owners will have access to this renowned property beginning August 1, 2015, initially as an exchange usage of their ownership through the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations Exchange Program. This new Marriott Vacation Club destination will offer fresh room designs that blend historic luxury and modern style, complimentary wireless internet access, flat-screen televisions, evening turndown service, daily housekeeping service and access to other facilities of The Mayflower Hotel, including a business center and a fitness center. After a long day of sightseeing, Owners and guests can satisfy their taste buds at EDGAR Bar & Kitchen where old and new is blended with traditional American cuisine and served in a modern restaurant atmosphere. EDGAR is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
With its central Washington, D.C. location, Owners and guests will be able to step outside and explore everything this dynamic city has to offer. From its historic monuments and museums and endless shopping and dining, to strolling the streets of nearby Georgetown, there is something for everyone in the family. Nearby attractions include the White House, the National Mall, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Gallery of Art, the Kennedy Center, the war memorials and so much more.
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