The Crowne Plaza Hotel Washington Silver Spring offers accommodations just a short distance from the Nation's Capital. Guests of the hotel can walk to nearby restaurants and shopping, as well as the Metro Station that will transport them to downtown DC and a variety of other locations. The hotel has a contemporary style that is comfortable for most travelers. Guests enjoy free newspaper delivery to their room each morning of their stay, valet service, televisions with satellite and cable access, video checkout and private bathrooms. The hotel offers a variety of amenities including daily housekeeping service, guest laundry, dry-cleaning pick-up, a seasonal outdoor pool, a business center featuring copy, fax and email service and high-speed Internet access, concierge services and an onsite cash machine. Guests can enjoy dining onsite at the River City Grille, serving American cuisine for breakfast lunch and dinner. Quick bites and coffee are available at La Vida Mocha Coffee Bar. The Crowne Plaza is one of the area's best known destinations for special events. The hotel offers a dozen banquet rooms including a 4,000 square foot ballroom, capable of accommodating up to 400 guests. Discounts are available on rooms for groups attending events at the hotel.