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Niagara Falls, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

They fed us very very well. You had control of your room. Clean ...quiet.. awesome atmosphere. I would go there again! Was there for work, had no choice. but I was very pleased with my stay. Over fed, and had time to play. Very professional there.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is very quiet, away from main city, nice greenery around. The rooms inside hotel are small but enough for need of a person. Hotel doesn't provide any room service. The place is huge in area and locating your room, restaurant is a fun. First two days everyone in my group used to struggle to locate room, restaurant, but...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The staff was great giving you direction to get around this large compound of a building. The rooms are very small, there are no refrigerators or microwaves in the rooms. After taken two steps in my room, I could see everything in the whole room. I would not suggest this place to stay unless it was your very last option....

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Lorton, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has the best breakfast and meals than any hotel I have ever been to. Rooms are small but very clean. I only ask them to include a microwave and refrigerators in the rooms. Overall it's a very good hotel to stay in . It's huge though.

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

We just love seeing these 5 star ratings and reviews on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed our food and beverage program at The National, but we do have one thing to change. We are not a hotel, but a training facility and often when people compare us to a hotel, their expectations are different. Thank you for understanding...

Edwards, California
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I was a little worried after reading the reviews. I expected a "jail cell" sized room, but it actually was nice - perfect for one person. Think of it as a scaled down guest room in an average hotel. I had a double bed and a desk, a full bathroom with shower and an open closet rack. This is a...

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you, Steve S, for this great input. You’ve got the right attitude and you get us! We are NOT a hotel or a resort; we are a learning and development center with all the comforts you need and our staff is happy to help if we’ve forgotten something. Thank you again for posting this on TripAdvisor.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I always think of myself as a Runner from movie Logan's Run when I'm here...post-apocalyptic concrete sarcophagus...that I can't get out of...with really good food. Conference center is built for meetings not for hanging in your room. Confusing layout! I get lost every time. 10 years ago there were no phones or TVs in rooms, so that is better. Rooms...

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear No T, Yes, we do get our exercise here at The National and most guests tell us it’s a great way to work off the wonderful meals, 3 times a day. Just so you know, we have just updated our TVs in the rooms and have expanded our wireless network to improve our guests’ experience. Thank you for the...

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The staff universally bent-over-backwards to make everything perfect. Conference facilities were superb. My guest room was spacious and comfortable. (Although, I understand some rooms are smaller.) Dining room was amazing. Food was fresh and delicious. The variety was astounding. (Navigating/walking distances in-house can be daunting, at first.)

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you, JoySeminars, for this great review. We are delighted that your meeting went well and your guests were happy. But most importantly, thank you for sharing this on Social Media and letting your colleagues know of the fine work we do here at The National. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Attended a three-day conference where we met, ate, and stayed at the National Conference Center. The rooms reminded me of college dorm rooms in that they were small, but were adequate. The food was excellent and reminded me of a cruise ship in that I completely over-ate. The conference space was very cold in the plenary sessions, and very warm...

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you, Debbi L, for your 5 star rating. The sleeping rooms, although they are small, are comfortable and have all the amenities guests need. Our food program is hitting it out of the park every day and the comments continue to be good. Each meeting room has its own thermostat so we could have adjusted the air in the...

Reviewed 21 October 2016

Rooms and amenities are difficult to find. Rooms are small. Some had refrigerators and one a microwave, but mine did not. The room between the corner wall and the bed was so small it was difficult to get your luggage out from the doorway. If there had been a fire, I'm not sure I could of found the nearest exit...

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you, Kris V, for your comments. We will look into your comment re: the Black Olive. We hope that you had a safe journey home…..and hope that we will see you soon.

Seattle
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I hated this place. A huge concrete mess. Room was so small that if you take more than three steps you'll run into something. I nearly killed myself stepping out of the shower--it's elevated but not in a good way. Gym was good size but everything is so spread out it would take ten minutes just to find it. Totally...

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TheNationalCC, General Manager at The National Conference Center, responded to this review

JoHoSeattle: Your comments are very personal. The National is a conference center, not a hotel. And as previous reviews stated, the rooms are small for a reason; we are about getting people out of their rooms to socialize, discuss and collaborate. Our guests are on a schedule and their meal times are set according to the planners’ request and yes,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The National Conference Center focuses on one thing: hosting meetings, conferences and training. So whether you need to engage and inspire 18 or 1800, count on The National to provide great learning facilities and a green operation, along with an experienced conference staff and event planners to create an exceptional experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The National Conference Center

Address: 18980 Upper Belmont Pl, Leesburg, VA 20176-1245
Region: United States > Virginia > Loudoun County > Leesburg
Hotel Class:3 star — The National Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 917
Also Known As:
The National Hotel Leesburg
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