Crystal City

The Crystal Gateway Marriott is situated just across the Potomac from Washington, D.C. in Arlington’s Crystal City. An urban neighborhood consisting of high-rise apartment buildings, corporate offices, hotels and numerous shops and restaurants, Crystal City combines street-level dining and outdoor pedestrian walkways with an extensive network of underground shopping areas and connecting corridors. Take a closer look by using the interactive Crystal City Shops map.

Pentagon City

A 15-minute walk or one Metro stop away from the Crystal Gateway Marriott, attendees can enjoy the sites and sounds of Pentagon City, an area well-known for shopping and restaurants. While you’re there, make sure to stop by The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City and Pentagon Row.

Dining & Entertainment

Searching for the perfect place to gather with fellow attendees after a productive day of meetings? Zomato has compiled a categorized listing of restaurants in the Crystal City/Pentagon City area; many of these are accessible via the Crystal City Shops corridor located just below the hotel. Additionally, there are three on-site options at the Crystal Gateway Marriott: The Atrium (dinner), Restaurant Mez (breakfast/lunch) and Einstein Bros. Bagels (breakfast/lunch).


The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority makes the nearby monuments, museums and federal buildings accessible within a matter of minutes. Simply access the Metro via the Crystal City stop located just below the hotel site. For those wanting to plan their trip in advance, Metro routes and times are just a few mouse clicks away.

Additional Resources

Click on any of the thumbnails below for a printable PDF. From left to right: Crystal City Shops Directory; Crystal City Dining Guide; Arlington and DC Map; DC Metro Map.

Crystal City Shops Directory & Map
Crystal City Dining Guide & Map
Arlington, VA & Washington DC Map
Washington DC Metro Map