Crystal Plaza Residence
Each apartment consists of two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a comfortable shared living area which features free wi-fi and cable TV. The bedrooms are either single or twin and there is 3 or 4 students per apartment. Both single rooms have a queen sized bed and twin bedrooms have two twin sized beds. All bedrooms have desks and plenty of storage space. There are two full sized bathrooms in each apartment, one for each bedroom.
The residence also features an outdoor swimming pool (open from late May till end of August), a Jacuzzi, an outdoor patio with BBQ area, an indoor gym with free yoga classes, a small library, a study area with computers and a printer, and there is even free tea and coffee available in the lounge. Card operated laundry facilities are available in the basement.
Description of local area
EC Washington, DC's student residence in Crystal City, VA, are just across the river from DC. Crystal City is a modern, urban neighborhood with many offices, shops and restaurants. The Crystal City Metro Station is only 5 minutes away and is accessible from the residence via an underground walkway.
The Crystal City Shops shopping mall is right underneath the residence which is home to many designer and boutique retail stores, banks, delis, cafes and even a theatre. Crystal City Shops is accessible direct from the residence which is especially desirable in case of rain or snow or extreme heat!
The heart of downtown Washington, DC is just 10 minutes away by metro and there is a large shopping mall at Pentagon City just 1 metro stop away. Old Town Alexandria is also nearby and is full of interesting history, architecture, shopping, and dining.
Accommodation Arrival Day: Saturday
Accommodation Departure Day: Saturday
Distance to school: 30 minutes