Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center - National Harbor  4 stars

201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, United States, 20745  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

A gargantuan hotel Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in the Washington DC suburbs offers amazing design and amenities and first rate service to the great convention crowds it draws in, with a million square feet of shops on offer, as well as numerous dining outlets.

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas


Paid parking


24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool


Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Steam bath



In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast



Poolside snack bar


Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center is a 4-star property only 3.3km from Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, The Little Theatre of Alexandria and Old Presbyterian Meeting House. Since 2008, it has been a prominent hotel in the center of National Harbor.

A 10-minute walk will take you to Alexandria Bowling Ctr, National Harbor and George Washington Masonic Memorial. The venue is located 15km from Springfield.

This comfortable hotel boasts close proximity to a river and a harbour.

Reagan Washington National airport is 10 minutes' drive from the hotel.


The hotel's classic rooms are appointed with a patio, wireless internet, a laptop-size safe, central heating and satellite TV. All of the rooms have a captivating view over the terrace. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.


Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the restaurant. International dishes are served in the gastronomic restaurant. The elegant bar serves a selection of wines.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 


Guests will benefit from valet parking, shopping service and concierge service along with a gift shop, a tour desk and a cash machine.


Guests are provided with a cocktail lounge, an outdoor swimming pool and a nightclub on site as well as steam baths, a sauna and massage for relaxation. The hotel boasts a fitness center with a gym and fitness classes.


Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for additional charge

Guest Parking

public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 22 per day.

Number of floors   18.  Number of rooms   2000.

City Center National Harbor - 3300 ft
Airports Reagan Washington National (DCA) - 5.0 mi, Washington Dulles International (IAD) - 26.2 mi
Train Stations Union Station Marc Washington - 8.1 mi
Underground stations King Street Station - 2.9 mi, King Street Station - 3.0 mi
Bus stop - 1.9 mi
Restaurants National Pastime Sports Bar and Grill (cuisine: American, Grill, Bar) - 100 ft, Grace's Mandarin (cuisine: Asian) - 600 ft
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  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Eco friendly
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Boutiques
  • Souvenir shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • No wheelchair access
  • Elevator
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
  • Carryout breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Printers
Children's facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
Leisure facilities
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
Room view
  • Atrium view
Room facilities
  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • No disability-friendly bathroom
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Bed type: 1 King or 2 Queen beds or Double Bed or 2 Queen Size beds
Size: 400 sq. feet
View: Atrium view

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    Size: 400 sq. feet
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      What's nearby

      Popular areas
      • City Center
        3000 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Old Presbyterian Meeting House
        2.0 mi
        321 S. Fairfax St, Alexandria
      • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
        2.1 mi
        105-107 S. Fairfax St, Alexandria
      • Carlyle House
        2.1 mi
        121 N. Fairfax St, Alexandria
      • Gadsby's Tavern Museum
        2.2 mi
        134 N. Royal Street, Alexandria
      • The Lyceum
        2.2 mi
        201 S. Washington St, Alexandria

      Restaurants Nearby

      • National Pastime Sports Bar and Grill

        63% likes this, based on 230 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Grill, Bar
        Price Range: USD 16 - USD 26

        100 ft
        201 Waterfront Street
      • Grace's Mandarin

        73% likes this, based on 199 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian
        Price Range: USD 32 - USD 51

        600 ft
        188 Waterfront Street

        Phone: 301 839 3788

      • Cadillac Ranch

        64% likes this, based on 304 reviews
        Cuisine: American

        600 ft
        186 Fleet Street

        Phone: 301 839-1100

      • Pienza Italian Market Restaurant

        60% likes this, based on 108 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 26 - USD 101

        500 ft
        201 Waterfront St
      • Old Hickory Steakhouse Restaurant

        65% likes this, based on 147 reviews
        Cuisine: Steakhouse
        Price Range: USD 50 - USD 50

        600 ft
        201 Waterfront St

      Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

      Average guest rating

      out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 25 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Family with children

        Friendly, happy, and playfully staff along with a stunning atrium and comfortable rooms.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Large conference rooms doesn't tell you they are a 3rd party and the hotel wouldn't honour the reduced ase price - I emailed them about it too ahead of time - not good customer service. The in-dining room service prices were ridiculously priced as was all of the food - not practical. Lastly, I requested on an ocean deluxe view and they gave me a back view and queen bed - not what I requested and National Gaylord didn't seem to care. Lastly, power went out 2 times during my stay - Friday evening and Monday for 6 hours during the conference - the hotel was unwilling to compensate me for the inconvience - and was unwilling to provide the conference discount - poor customer service - would not go back - would stay at another hotel...for $350 a night - I deserved better treatment!

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers


        Too costly - check in was extremely slow.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        On the water, with some availability of outside eating.

        High price, overly restrictive speeds and roads.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Everything. We stayed there once back in April for a marriage encounter weekend and almost immediately booked our wedding night. It all fell into place perfectly, getting checked in and up to our room was no hassle and everyone was very friendly/excited for us. Even better than that, our room was upgraded to a suite and fireworks went off within 10 minutes of our arrival into the room - was as if they were set off outside our room just for us. We will be back without question as soon as we have a free weekend.

        Not even sure why you need this section!

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The hotel of huge size but they are not able to handle the number I called many times for housekeeping but no one was picking the phone

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Nice hotel but not worth the price. Didn't like the $15 add on charge for wifi, paper and 2 bottles of water.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        New and confortable hotel with all the amenities. Fantastic indoor atrium and outdoor water front. Beautiful development with lots of shopping and dining options.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        I booked a king size bed on the atrium side and got 2 queens. I received a confirmation for a king. My anniversary was not as expected.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Facilities are excellent. Views are outstanding.

        Certain staff were clueless, disengaged, and disinterested. Lost our reservation. Took their sweet time in fixing the problem, and seemed disinterested. The person who finally received the second or third fax of our reservation couldn't have been less interested, sat on it, and was chating with another employee as my wife waited for a second hour to check-in. Indifferent is how I would describe the customer facing service we received. I was really steamed about it. Things got better as the weekend went, thankfully.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Steak House was fabulous and the water front location is nice. Many shops and restaurants around the hotel.

        Employees are pretty dry. Did not get what I needed in the room even I told my housekeeper in person. I booked KING bedroom but I got double upon arriving.... :(

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Services is too slow food is bad housekeeping not efficient check in too slow and long cue for extra hour late check out at 2pm they charge me extra

        • Average rating
      • Single

        I found it obnoxious that it was impossible to watch TV without having to call the front desk to get rid of the pay channel advertisements! I was also annoyed they charge for internet access in the business center computers. This is free in much cheaper hotels across the country. I felt nickle and dimed!

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Was very disapointed with a hotel that has a reputation as upscale. The hotel closed the water @ 1 am and when the water came on later it was brown. My infant was on a neubilizer and I had to leave the hotel in middle of the night to get bottled water. When I asked for a one night refund the hotel refused. Very disapointed

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        I booked a room at the Gaylord as a Birthday getaway for my husband, he really enjoyed it. The peace and quiet, the sunset over the water was awesome. We enjoyed some much needed relaxation time.

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