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Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport Appoints Joseph Cardone as General Manager

CRYSTAL CITY, Va. - Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport recently announced the appointment of the hotel’s new general manager, Joseph Cardone. Embassy Suites by Hilton is a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton (NYSE: HLT). Most recently, Cardone served as general manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC – Crystal City

In his new role, Cardone is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the 269 all-suite property, including guest services, hotel administration and marketing efforts. 

A 30-year hospitality veteran, Cardone brings a wealth of operations and event experience to his new role at Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport. Prior to his former position at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC – Crystal City, Cardone was the hotel manager at Hilton Orlando. Throughout his career, he’s held various positions ranging from director of catering services and director of event operations to director of room operations and resident manager at New York Marriott Marquis, Waldorf Astoria New York, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Dallas/Fort Worth Marriott Solana, The Mayflower Hotel and Orlando World Center Marriott. 

Cardone holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Connecticut University. 

“I’m excited to continue my career with Hilton in Crystal City working for the #1 Best Company to Work For in the U.S.,” said Joseph Cardone, general manager. “Crystal City is continuing to evolve everyday with the addition of new restaurants and shops, and I’m looking forward to collaborating with an excellent team and building on the successes of the property.” 

Conveniently adjacent to Old Town Alexandria, the recently renovated Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport features new Pure Wellness rooms and a selection of bright, upscale suites. Guests staying at the hotel can enjoy a free made-to-order breakfast in the morning and complimentary drinks and snacks nightly at the Evening Reception. Visitors can also grab a bite, unwind and socialize with friends for lunch or dinner at Tap Twelve, the property’s recently renovated on-site restaurant and bar featuring locally inspired American cuisine with a seasonally rotating craft beer lineup. The hotel features a variety of amenities, including 5,000 square feet of meeting space, business center, fitness center, gift shop and complimentary shuttle to DCA airport, Pentagon City Metro and the Crystal City area.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 17 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key. 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport is located at 1300 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia, 22202 USA. For more information or to make a reservation, visit or call +1 703 979 9799.  

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About Embassy Suites by Hilton

Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton’s market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers both leisure and business travelers an approachable, best-in-class experience with two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast, flexible meetings and events space, inviting open atriums, 24-hour fitness centers and a complimentary evening reception. Embassy Suites by Hilton offers more than 260 open hotels with nearly 40 properties in development. Experience a positive stay at Embassy Suites by Hilton by booking at or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Embassy Suites by Hilton at, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram