Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

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BobGeary on October 21, 2010

The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center is a large hotel and convention center located in the National Harbor, Maryland and owned by Gaylord Hotels, a division of Gaylord Entertainment Company. The center, located in the Oxon Hill community in Prince George's County, Maryland, opened April 1, 2008, serving as the anchor of a new mixed-use (office, residential, and retail) development. It is the largest non-gaming hotel and convention center on the East Coast of the United States.The center is situated along the shores of the Potomac River, downriver from Washington, D.C., and across the river from Alexandria, Virginia. The center was originally named the "Gaylord Potomac Resort & Convention Center"; the name was changed in the planning stage.

The center contains 2,000 guest rooms, 470,000 square feet (44,000 m2) of meeting space, seven restaurants, and a 20,000-square-foot (1,900 m2) spa. The hotel, which employs 2,200 people, had over 1.3 million room nights booked before its grand opening on April 1, 2008. Other adjacent hotels and facilities are currently being constructed.

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