Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appointed to Manage The Courtyard by Marriott Washington D.C./Dupont Circle Hotel

FAIRFAX, Va., March 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced it has been appointed the management of the Courtyard by Marriott Washington D.C./Dupont Circle hotel. The recently upgraded hotel includes Courtyard's signature lobby with its flexible spaces to work or relax, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, and easy access to the latest news, weather and local attractions via the hotel's GoBoard. Each of the 148 guestrooms is well appointed with plush bedding, a work area and an expanded bathroom. The hotel also offers a meeting room which is perfect for executive meetings of up to 30 people.

"The Courtyard by Marriott Washington D.C./Dupont Circle is a well situated property in a very convenient and popular area within D.C.," said James Carroll, President & Chief Executive Officer, Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "With Crestline's extensive experience in the Washington D.C. market, as well as our expertise in managing the Courtyard brand, we are confident we can increase guest satisfaction and service at this excellent hotel," added Carroll.

About the Courtyard by Marriott Washington D.C./Dupont Circle

Located in the popular Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C., and steps from Embassy Row, the hotel features floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the city. Guests enjoy a well-equipped fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool and a business center. For casual dining, The Bistro–Eat, Drink, Connect®, provides guests with healthy food and beverage choices for breakfast and dinner including Starbucks® coffee and in the evenings a large selection of beer, wine and cocktails. The hotel is in close proximity to the National Mall, Kennedy Center, Washington Monument, the White House, National Zoo and other area attractions. It is serviced by the Metro subway system and is six miles from Reagan National Airport and 35 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport. Onsite valet parking is available for an additional charge. The hotel is located at 1900 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009. For more information and reservations: call 202.332.9300 or online at www.courtyard.com/wasnw.

About Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the company presently manages 45 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 7,600 rooms in 10 states, the District of Columbia and Grand Cayman Island. Crestline Hotels & Resorts manages 9 independent properties in major US and Caribbean markets including Atlanta, Richmond, Washington D.C. and Grand Cayman Island. Crestline also manages properties under such well-regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, Westin, and Crowne Plaza. For more information visit: www.crestlinehotels.com.

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