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Washington Marriott Wardman Park Goes Bananas to Help the Orangutans


New Weekend Zoo Package Features Apes, Grapes and Family Fun for Monkeys of All Ages.

Washington, DC .- Weekends at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park are more fun than a barrel of monkeys with the new “National Zoo” package! When guests book this family friendly package at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, they will be minutes away from the National Zoo and 5% of the room revenue will be donated toward the Orangutan Outreach, an organization dedicated to protecting the orangutan and its rainforest habitat.

In addition, kids (12 and under) eat three meals day for free and receive an Orangutan Welcome Pack* complete with a stuffed orangutan toy, the illustrated children’s book “The Misadventures of Ori Tang,” and a DVD Set of Animal Planet’s “Orangutan Island.” Available year-round, Thursday - Sunday, with rates starting at $149 per room, per night, the “National Zoo” package includes:

• 5% donation of room rate in guest’s name to Orangutan Outreach Program.
• An Orangutan Welcome Pack (*one per room package )
-- One plush Ori Tang stuffed orangutan toy
-- A copy of the book, “The Misadventures of Ori Tang”
-- One map of the National Zoo
-- Animal Planet’s “Orangutan Island” Season One DVD Set
-- One Adopt an Orangutan pamphlet
-- Two bottles of grape juice for the kids.
• FREE breakfast, lunch, and dinner from the “Kids Only” menu for children 12 and under
• Overnight accommodations
• Complimentary overnight parking (self-parking only)

The Washington Marriott Wardman Park’s National Zoo Package is available for Thursday through Sunday. Rates are based on availability, excludes tax and gratuities. Additional terms and conditions apply. For reservations or more information, please call (800) 834-6418, or visit, refer to promotional code ARN.

Nestled on 16 beautifully landscaped acres in Northwest Washington, DC, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, one of the city’s most prominent and historic hotels, is within walking distance to the National Zoo, and enjoys convenient on-site Metro accessibility at the Woodley Park-Zoo stop on the Red line, allowing guests access to many of DC’s neighborhoods as well as downtown.

About the Orangutan Outreach: (
Orangutan Outreach is an affiliate of The Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation. BOS is the largest primate rescue project in the world, with nearly 1000 orangutans in its care. BOS is the only organization actively rescuing wild orangutans from oil-palm plantations, as well as rehabilitating orphaned orangutans, displaced as a result of the relentless devastation of their habitat to clear land for palm oil production. BOS is committed to protecting the orangutan and its rainforest habitat, and relies entirely on donations to achieve this.


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