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4,500 More Hotel Rooms Available for Inauguration

Sorry Craigslisters! Here's one less reason to believe your $20,000 inauguration rental offer is going to bring in the big bucks (via the Washington Post):

About 1,500 rooms inside the Capital Beltway and 3,000 outside the Beltway became available last week, when advance room contracts were not signed, said William A. Hanbury, president of Destination DC, the District's official convention and tourism corporation.

"They're not cheap," he said of the rooms, but "if you want them, you better go after them." Local rooms last week were averaging about $650 a night, another tourism expert said.

  • http://www.maineventcaterers.com Heidi O’Leska

    Hi - Just wanted to get this word out to the inauguration sites, hoping it might be of interest to a person or corporation:

    When Top of the Town’s booking for inauguration day cancelled “last minute” last week - after they had turned down many requests for the day, including Oprah Winfrey - Main Event Caterers quickly secured Top of the Town for inauguration day and are opening it up to the best offer for a fully-catered day.

    It holds 180 people with amazing views of the city and includes parking and is close to the Rosslyn Metro. The space is available from morning to evening inauguration day - a fully customized turn-key day and inaugural ball. Swearing in and inaugural ball package will be customized to suit actual requirements.

    “We are creating a comfortable, chic atmosphere for the day, fully catered, televised inauguration throughout with amazing views of the city. At this stage in the game, it’s almost impossible to get anything close to this for inauguration with parking, we are opening it up to the best offer.” said Nancy Goodman, Vice-President, Main Event Caterers.

    MAIN EVENT CATERERS -http://www.maineventcaterers.com, 703-820-2028

  • http://www.InaugurationHotels.NET IH

    What this article (and others) doesn't mention is that most of the 1500 rooms that "came available" this week due to unexecuted contracts have already been sold to individuals on hotel waiting lists. This is why most hotels in DC are still reporting ZERO availability for inauguration week.

    But not us! InaugurationHotels.NET has hotel rooms and suites available for the inauguration, at the absolute best prices on the net. Many of our hotels are WALKING DISTANCE TO THE INAUGURATION! Don't miss out, availability is very limited and rooms are selling quickly.

    http://www.InaugurationHotels.NET - Your #1 Source for Discounted Inauguration Hotels & Lodging on the Net!

  • Danetta Dixon

    I am anxiously looking for a room during Inauguration weekend.

  • http://inaugurationsurvivalguide.com inaugurationsurvivalguide.com

    If there's nothing on craigslist, have you tried some of the local neighborhood Yahoo! Groups mailing lists? I've seen some room availability posted these lists. A lot of lists are included in the ODP here: http://www.dmoz.org/Regional/North_America/United_States/Washington,_DC/Neighborhoods/

  • http://www.concordretreat.com Gini

    $30/students, $50/adults per night DORM-STYLE ROOMS AVAILABLE DURING THE WEEK OF THE INAUGURATION !!! We can house up to 150 guests on our 137 acres only 90 miles west of downtown Washington DC.

    http://www.concordretreat.com
    info@concordretreat.com
    866.833.2929

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  • Ralik

    I have a townhouse (3 bdrms, basement, fireplace, etc.)for rent at a good price, just 12 miles from downtown, right off Pennsylvania Ave. Contact me at the email address.

  • GlobalExtension

    Furnished Room Rental to be close to Inaugural Events

    If you plan on coming to Washington D.C. for the historic Inauguration of President elect Barack Obama and you are in need of a place to stay to enjoy all of the festivities, then look no further

    GlobalExtensions@aol.com
    202 331-4418
    PO Box 48331 Wash., DC 20002-0331

    1 Large Furnished Bedroom for Rent $2,500 for 3 nights

    And Sleeping Bag space for 4 @ $ 450 per person for up to 3 nights

    Common Kitchen bath Areas

    Quiet and Secure Neighborhood

    Metro Accessible to Downtown Inaugural Events by Metro train
    Approximately < 6 Miles from US Capital & Inaugural Events [10 minutes by car]

    $ 2, 500/ room for 3 days for the large bedroom.
    No Pets No Smoking
    Total payment and refundable deposit must be paid in full with signed Rental Agreement

    • Location: New Carrollton Maryland

  • http://inaugurationhub.webs.com Michael Kayode

    811 8th Street NE is a Bed and Breakfast with (7) recently furnished, keyed entry rooms available for Inauguration Weekend January 16-22. Come early or stay late. Arrangement can be made. Each room is 150 sq ft and carpeted. You will have access to two bathrooms two storage rooms. Each room comes with a television. Some rooms have HDTV's. You have access to a state of the art kitchen ( a continental breakfast will be served every morning from 8-11am). You will be able to wash and dry your clothes in the laundry room. You will be able to park in the (4) available parking spaces in the rear of the property. We know and understand that visitors to the city will be marks for petty criminals so we have gone the extra mile to ensure the safety of your family and belongings. The onsite security guard will man the front room 24hrs a day and make hourly patrols. The front door will be remain locked at all times but you can be buzzed in. However, you will have a key to your individual room(everytime a tenent moves out the locks will be changed). There will be a sign in sheet for all visitors.The property manager will be very accessible if you have any problems. There are two banks on the corner of 8th and H therefore a police car is parked in the lot in front of 811 8th street NE at all times before 5 pm. After 5pm the police make frequent patrols. This is a quiet, working class block with little to no crime. 50% deposit required to reserve room. Balance must be paid upon arrival. Visit us on the web at inaugurationhub.webs.com. Or call us at 1800-645-8849. Ask for Michael Kayode.

  • anna

    I have a one bedroom suite at Sheraton in Alexandria, about 6 miles from inauguration, will sell relatively cheap, January 18-23

    email me at anna_watson1@msn.com

  • Ben

    I have 7 hotel rooms left in our group package listed on craigslist December 22 for 283.33 per night plus tax with full breakfast and across the street from the metro line in Rockville, MD. Go to craigslist Maryland> rooms for rent > Dec 22 > search for 283.33. Email me first come first served.

  • http://www.jacksonhousebandb.com Pam Nicholson

    I want to let your readers know that I still have four rooms available for inauguration week at my beautiful B & B in southern York County. Yes, it is a bit of a drive to DC but I am not jacking up the prices; rates are $109-$169 per night, including a full, hot breakfast in the morning! Call (717) 227-2022 or book online at http://www.jacksonhousebandb.com

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