What is the time zone for Washington, D.C.?
Washington, D.C., is in the Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone.
Which airports support the Washington, D.C., area?
There are three airports near Washington, D.C.:
Ronald Regan National Airport (DCA) is
conveniently located just 15 minutes from the Marriott Marquis Washington D.C. and the Renaissance Washington D.C.
Downtown Hotel and is serviced by several major airlines with nonstop flights available through many U.S.
Dulles International Airport (IAD) is an
international airport providing service to and from more than 125 destinations around the world. IAD is located
approximately 40 minutes from the Marriott Marquis Washington D.C. and the Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown
What are my options for a ground transfer from the airport to the hotel?
There are multiple convenient modes of transportation to and from Washington, D.C., area airports. Taxis and rental
cars are available at all Washington, D.C., area airports. Ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft are available at
DCA and IAD. Metrorail is available at DCA and IAD. From BWI, there
is Amtrak and MARC train service with a stop at
How should I plan to get around town during my stay?
Getting around Washington, D.C., is ultraconvenient during a stay at the Marriott Marquis Washington D.C. or the
Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel. It is approximately a 5-minute walk from either hotel to the Mt. Vernon
Square/7th Street-Convention Center Metro Station. The Metro is just one way around D.C.; taxis and ridesharing
services (such as Uber and Lyft) are prevalent.
Is there parking available at the hotels?
Yes, there is parking at the Marriott Marquis Washington D.C. and the Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel.
Please note the following rates:
Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., rates:
Valet parking: $47 daily with in-and-out privileges; an additional $8 for oversized vehicles. Fees exclude tax.
Limited space available. The height clearance is 6 ft., 4 inches.
Renaissance Washington, D.C., Downtown Hotel rates:
On-site parking: $35 daily
Valet parking: $53.10 daily
Daily fee includes in-and-out privileges. No vans are allowed in garage. The height clearance is 6 ft., 4 inches.
Valet fee includes tax.
What is the weather like in Washington, D.C., in early March?
The weather in early March in Washington, D.C., can be quite cold. On average, peak temperatures during the day in
early March reach up to 52 degrees and average 35 degrees at night. An extra layer is suggested in case of a late
winter cold spell.
What is the attire for Roofing Day in D.C.?
Opening night reception — business casual attire, no jacket or tie is required
Capitol Hill meetings — business or business casual attire