The headquarters for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is located in Silver Spring, less than a mile from the Courtyard by Marriott Silver Spring Downtown hotel. As a conglomeration of three of the oldest existing agencies in the Federal Government, the NOAA has roots dating back to 1807 with the nation's first scientific agency, the Survey of the Coast.
Today, the NOAA strives to keep US citizens well-informed of the changing environment with services such as:
- Daily Weather Forecasts
- Severe Storm Warnings
- Climate Monitoring
- Coastal Restoration
The NOAA is a major employer in the DC area, with 300 uniformed service members and thousands of civilian employees.Visit the NOAA website for details.
For driving directions from the Courtyard by Marriott Silver Springs Downtown hotel to the NOAA headquarters, visit our Map & Directions page.
During your stay here in Silver Spring, when you book a room at the Courtyard by Marriott Silver Spring Downtown hotel you will be happy to know that we provide our guests with many comforts and conveniences to make their trip run as smoothly as possible. Renovated in 2011, our hotel features an updated business center, open 24 hours with wired and wireless Internet, and each one of our spacious and cozy guestrooms is equipped with ergonomic desk chairs and ample work space.