Back-to-school and college football season are back, and students and fans alike are already exited to see what this year has in store.

For those who will be on campus this fall for their college aged children or for sporting events, this means that the fall season will be ripe for travel. This is especially the case when we consider how excited most are to resume in-person events again.

Luckily, the Comfort Inn in Washington, DC and other participating hotels have recently announced a back-to-school promotion meant to make it more affordable for families to visit their college age students and/or attend college sports in both DC and Maryland. As an extension of their summer promo, participating Baywood Hotels locations will offer 20% for visitors who stay 3 or more nights.

Participating Hotels

The back-to-school promotion extends to Baywood Hotels locations the Comfort Inn in Washington, DC, Home2 Suites in Owings Mills, MD, and the Holiday Inn Express in Hyattsville, MD. One of the benefits of these hotels is that they are centrally located near several universities in the area, giving family and friends easy access to campuses, stadiums, and a variety of local attractions.

Below are in-depth descriptions of each location as well as several universities that are located nearby.

The Comfort Inn in Washington, DC

Centrally located in the heart of our nation’s capital, the Comfort Inn in Washington, DC is an excellent place to experience the culture of the area. The hotel is extremely accessible, located near several metro stations, making travel to and from the location streamlined and simple.

Featuring contemporary décor with distinct, classic American charm with access to nearby attractions such as the convention center, National Mall, Capitol, White House, and Washington Monument as well as local shops and restaurants, this hotel is a popular choice for those who want to explore the area.

A stay at the Comfort Inn in Washington, DC includes a wide variety of hotel amenities such as premium free Wi-Fi, free grab n go breakfast, a 24-hour business center, fitness center, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk.

Universities Near the Comfort Inn in Washington, DC

The Comfort Inn in Washington, DC’s downtown location makes it accessible to many different universities in the area. These include schools such as American University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Catholic University, and Howard University. Not only does this make visiting a friend or relatively easy, but it also ensures that visitors have a place to stay when attending games this season as well! 

Holiday Inn Express in Hyattsville, MD
The Holiday Inn in Hyattsville, MD is located only 4 miles away from Washington, DC, and its many attractions such as the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and U.S Capitol. The Holiday Inn is only a six-minute walk from the Capital Plaza Mall as well, giving visitors access to the many different shops, restaurants, and bars in the area.

The hotel is also within 11 miles corporations such as NASA, the IRS, SCS, and Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center, making the location a great choice for visitors that need to travel to meetings. Fans of the Washington Football Team are pleased to learn that the hotel is not far from FedExField either.

The Holiday Inn in Hyattsville, MD features a variety of amenities for guests including free Wi-Fi, a complimentary Hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, a well-equipped fitness center, a business center, and an outdoor pool.

Universities Near the Holiday Inn Express in Hyattsville, MD

Only miles from Washington, DC, this hotel is in proximity to both Maryland and DC based universities. Some of the schools near the Holiday Inn Express in Hyattsville, MD include University of Maryland College Park, Howard University, United States Naval Academy, George Washington University, and Georgetown University.

Home2 Suites in Owings Mills, MD

Home2Suites in Owings Mills, MD is the newest hotel in the area, having opened in May of 2020. The location is close to shopping, business, and recreation, being just one mile from Metro Centre at Owings Mills as well as the entertainment at Foundry Row.

Homes2 Suites in Owings Mills, MD is also pet-friendly, featuring meeting space for business, a fitness center, in-suite kitchens, an indoor heated pool, free Wi-Fi. The hotel has an outdoor patio for events as well and has corn hole, a fire pit, and outdoor gas grills on the property.

Universities Near Home2Suites in Owings Mills, MD

Situated in Owings Mills, this hotel location near the Metro Centre is close to dining, shopping, and transportation as well as local colleges. Nearby universities include Stevenson University, Towson University, Coppin State University, Loyola University Maryland, and Morgan State University.

Home2Suites is an all-suite hotel with fully equipped kitchens, making it a great choice for family and friends who are visiting a university over the course of several days. Its location in proximity to M&T Bank Stadium also makes this hotel a popular choice for non-Baltimore residents attending Ravens games.