Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Va., Completes Renovation

A $7 million redesign has been completed at the 343-room Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Va. The property's lobby area now integrates Marriott Hotels & Resorts' new "Great Room" concept, which includes LCD TVs, semiprivate seating nooks for socializing or working, communal tables and Apple computers. The space also includes the Bell20 restaurant and bar. Other enhancements were made to the hotel's fitness center, concierge lounge and more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space, which now includes two 504-square-foot breakout rooms.