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Eco-Friendly Hotel in Arlington, VA Offers Green Stays & Meetings

Stays at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel Count Toward a Cleaner Planet

ARLINGTON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/10/12 -- While many businesses are starting to "go green," the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel has been an eco-friendly hotel in Arlington, VA since it opened in 2011.

This LEED® Gold-certified boutique hotel near Pentagon City was awarded its designation based on green design and construction features that benefit both the hotel and the local community. The hotel has taken extra steps to ensure its impact on the environment is minimal while still creating a special stay for guests. Eco-friendly features include a guest bike program, a 100% smoke-free environment, energy-efficient lighting and glass, a 50% reduction in water used for landscaping, recyclable storage and collection, ozone protection, onsite carbon dioxide monitoring and a building that's made with more than 26% post-consumer recycled materials.

This DC-area hotel's green initiatives go above and beyond to include its Arlington, VA meeting space. Green meetings at this luxury hotel feature 100% recycled note paper and pens made from recycled materials, linen-less meeting room set-ups, in-meeting-room recycling, pitcher water service, online event menus, a recyclable box lunch program and paperless e-billing.

In addition to the events in Arlington, VA that this hotel hosts in its more than 17,000 sq. ft. of event space, you'll find other environmentally conscious choices, too. Light bulbs are energy-efficient, toilets are low-flow and programs are in place to reduce water and energy use for linens.

A green hotel experience doesn't mean you have to miss out on what you love about your overnight stays. Here you'll find style, sophistication, comfort and convenience. Guestrooms are outfitted with high-speed wireless Internet access, 37-inch flat-panel HDTVs, plush bedding, desks and organic bath products. Venture beyond your room doors and you'll find energetic eateries including SOCCi, serving modern Italian fare, and amenities including a fitness center and indoor heated pool. Venture a bit farther, and DC's biggest attractions are within easy reach via Metro; don't miss the museums and monuments along the National Mall or neighborhoods including Chinatown and Georgetown, each offering its own character and experience.

About the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
The Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel puts you within easy reach of the area's biggest cities, from DC to Alexandria, without compromising on style, comfort or convenience. This LEED® Gold-certified hotel mixes business with pleasure in guestrooms and public spaces alike. Accommodations offer relaxation with a 37-inch flat-panel HDTV, organic Aveda bath products, luxurious bedding and coffee/tea service, while the worker in you will appreciate the desk with ergonomic chair, high-speed wireless Internet access and plug-in panel. With award-winning architecture, modern technology and attentive service, this DC-area hotel is a top choice with companies hosting meetings or clients; nearby you'll find Boeing, EPA, IBM, PBS, the Pentagon and Lockheed Martin. Just one mile from Reagan National Airport (DCA), this hotel is also the perfect venue for weddings and celebrations, offering more than 17,000 sq. ft. of elegant event space. For meals big and small, you'll find just what you're looking for at this Pentagon City hotel. Grab coffee and light bites at Espressamente Illy, or settle in for a full meal at SOCCi Italian restaurant.

RENAISSANCE HOTELS represents a diverse collection of more than 150 hotels in 35 countries worldwide. Each property is unique, offering passionate travelers a one-of-kind experience and memories they will be sure to take with them long after they depart. Within every hotel, guests are greeted by an exceptional array of amenities and an inspiring world of local discoveries. For travelers looking to experience something new, innovative and locally driven programs including the industry leading entertainment platform RLife LIVE as well R Navigator, ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. To discover more visit www.renhotels.com. Friend us on Facebook www.facebook.com/RenHotels. Follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/RenHotels

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