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Features & Activities at the Aloft D.C. Waterfront Hotel on the Potomac River

Hotel Amenities

At Aloft Washington National Harbor, we take you from wake-up call to last call with ease. High-tech help and lots of do-it-yourself options give you the freedom to control and customize your travel adventure.

It’s all about simplicity and ease of execution: from hotel-wide complimentary wireless High Speed Internet Access, to self-serve kiosks for check-in and even printing your next flight’s boarding pass, we’ve got everything you need to stay connected. Discover flexible facilities and pioneering programs that keep up with today’s non-stop lifestyle. Plus the personal touch of our relaxed yet always ready-to-help attitude. So say goodbye to the mundane hotel of the past—and hello to a new destination sensation.

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Transportation

  • Nearby Indoor Self-Parking USD 13 per day

Shopping

  • Shopping Nearby
  • Sundry Shop

Family Activities

  • camp Aloft for kids

Accessibility Services

  • Elevator Instructions in Braille
  • Disabled Accessible Facilities

Guest Services

  • Air Conditioned Facilities
  • Express Check-In and Check-Out
  • 100% Non-Smoking Rooms and Facilities
  • Cash Machine (ATM)
  • Local Business/Service Suggestions
  • Laundry Service
  • Luggage Storage
  • Wake-up Service Available
  • arf(SM) pet program
  • 24-Hour Front Desk

Business Services

  • Copy/Printing Service
  • 24-Hour Business Center

Recreation & Entertainment

  • Games and TVs in Lounge
  • Live at Aloft Hotels
  • Pool Table
  • re:charge(SM) gym
  • splash indoor pool
  • re:mix(SM) lounge

Internet Access

  • hotel-wide internet access (Free)
  • Wired and Wireless High Speed Internet Access in Guest Rooms (Free)

re:charge(SM) gym

Savvy travelers fit in fitness whenever it works. At Aloft Washington National Harbor, add some zip to your day—or night—at our re:charge(SM) fitness center. Slip in at any hour thanks to easy-breezy keycard entry 24 hours a day to squeeze in those AM ab crunches or that PM power walk.

re:charge puts the pep back in your step. We’ve got a full cardio collection: stationary bikes, treadmills, stairclimbers, and elliptical machines from Life Fitness. A stretching zone with mats gives yogis space to limber up. Or fire up your muscles with strength machines and free weights. Ready to cool down? Pop into the splash pool next door for a quick dip.

Now it’s easier then ever to stay in shape on the road with PumpOne a-workouts, portable workout programs that can be downloaded and viewed on a laptop or handheld device such as an iPod, iPhone, Blackberry, Treo and others.  These easy-to-execute a-workouts, created exclusively for Aloft guests, include video, images, and audio coaching for seven fitness programs, from cross training to yoga.

The PumpOne site may contain links to websites that collect personally identifiable information about you. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is not responsible or liable for the actions of such independent websites, and encourages you to review the privacy statements and policies of such websites to understand how they collect, use and store such information.

re:charge(SM) gym

Fitness Equipment: Life Fitness
Equipment Type: Cardio and strength machines, stretching mats
Fitness Room: Yes
Free Weights: Yes
Personal Training: No

Nearby Indoor Self-Parking

Once you arrive, we've got a handy indoor parking garage called Mariner's Parking Garage, located across the street from Aloft Washington National Harbor on Mariner's Passageway. Please inform our Front Desk Talent if you desire to add parking to your bill. 

Parking Garage Directions:

  • Entering: As you enter the parking garage, press the button for a (new) ticket.
  • Exiting: As you exit the parking garage, insert the paper ticket you received followed by your room key.
  • Re-Entering: Repeat the entering procedure.

If you drive an electric car, the garage offers complimentary plug-in charging stations.

Nearby Indoor Self-Parking

Fee: USD 13 per day; Flat Rate (8pm-3am) or 4-24 hours of parking is 13 USD. Otherwise, fee amounts are 3 USD for one hour, 5 USD for 1-2 hours, and 9 USD for 2-4 hours.
Covered Parking: Yes
In/Out Privileges: Yes
Valet Parking: No
Hours: 24 hours

splash indoor pool

Wind down after a workout or just take a quiet timeout to yourself at splash, Aloft Washington National Harbor’s refreshing indoor pool. It’s great for a leisurely swim—or even some poolside email catch-up, thanks to free wireless Internet service. During the week, plan your dip for the evening hours. On weekends, early birds and night owls are equally welcome, with hours from 10am to 10pm.

splash indoor pool

Maximum Depth: 1.83 meters/6.0 feet
Minimum Depth: 1.07 meters/3.51 feet
Size: 37.44 sq. meters/403.0 sq. feet
Heated: Yes
Salt Water: No
Hours: Monday - Friday 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM; 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM; Saturday, Sundays and Holidays 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

re:mix(SM) lounge

Discover the free flow of modern living at re:mix(SM), Aloft Washington National Harbor’s communal lounge. Large windows, an open layout, mood lighting, and music set the tone for an eclectic and electric destination, day and night. A social hub to hang out in. A playful place to work, relax—or just get away from the quiet of your room.

Sink into seating that’s colorful and contemporary, but still comfy-cozy. Sidle up to the w xyz(SM) bar for some drinks or pop into re:fuel by Aloft(SM) for a self-serve snack. Catch up with friends, or catch the big game on the four-panel LCD TV screening wall. Bring your laptop and get some work done (or just surf)—the Wi-Fi is always on the house!

We’ve even got tech gadgets for sale—go on, treat yourself to that new MP3 player or replace the headphones you left on the plane. Or just relax, low-tech-style: bring a book to lounge quietly, or battle it out over billiards or a board game. re:mix is whatever you make it!

Check out all the perks:

  • Open lounge with social spaces and quiet places 
  • Games
  • w xyz bar 
  • Pool table
  • Complimentary wireless and wired High Speed Internet Access 
  • touch & go check-in kiosks
  • Tech gadgets for sale 
  • in-touch terminals
  • LCD TVs 
  • re:fuel by Aloft grab ’n go eatery

re:mix(SM) lounge

Internet Access

Internet access is available throughout the hotel, so you can stay in touch with friends and family or take care of business anytime during your stay.

hotel-wide internet access

Pop open your laptop and jump online. Stay connected in your room. At the lobby and bar. Even at the pool and outside the building. And it’s all complimentary! We send our high-speed Wi-Fi signal far and wide so you can get online anywhere, anytime.

Fee: Free

Wired and Wireless High Speed Internet Access in Guest Rooms

Techno-challenged, or toting pre-Wi-Fi technology? No problem: there’s a wired Internet port in every guest room.

Fee: Free

Environmental Practices

Today’s green-savvy guests will find plenty of eco options at Aloft Washington National Harbor, thanks to our see green program. It starts at arrival, with park-like landscaping that offers the chance for a breath of fresh air.

Inside, natural materials like cork and sustainable wood veneers are integrated into the hotel’s design. And in guest rooms, less landfill litter is the thinking behind our in-shower product dispensers—non-biodegradable bottles, be gone! Guests can also choose to reuse—towels and linens, that is—to help save water and energy. Let’s go green!

Please note that some of the sustainability initiatives above may be in process of being implemented and may not be available in some areas of the facility.

camp Aloft for kids

Happy campers are a sure thing when you bring the kids to Aloft Washington National Harbor. What’s our secret for family fun—and parental peace of mind? A nifty program called camp Aloft that makes staying here an exciting adventure for our littlest visitors.

Check in and let the fun begin! It starts with treats that greet each 2-to-12-year-old. A kid-size air mattress and special bedding for their very own space to sleep soundly. Goodies to spark that “you’re on vacation” feeling—and help them settle in. For mealtimes and munchies, raid our re:fuel by Aloft(SM) pantry, stocked with junior favorites that get the mom-and-dad seal of approval. Best of all, we promise parents will never hear “I’m bored”! From the splash pool to fun games in our re:mix(SM) lounge, your youngsters will discover a kid-tastic Aloft experience.

Check out all the perks:

  • Child-Size Air Mattress and Kid’s Bedding
  • Kid-Friendly Food Options

Live at Aloft Hotels

No need to leave the hotel for a night out. Just head down to w xyz(SM) bar and set the vibe at twilight @ w xyz bar after 5pm. Sip on specialty cocktails, munch on a snack-attack menu and listen to cool tunes. Rock out with live acoustic performances by the hottest, emerging artists or get your groove on with eclectic beats from sassy dj mixes. Don’t miss out on the scene and check out all upcoming events at Aloft Hotel’s w xyz bars now.