Jiffy Lube Live, previously known as the Nissan Pavilion, is a live entertainment venue in northern Virginia, not far from Dulles International Airport and Washington, D.C. Since it opened in 1995, the outdoor arena has staged concerts headlining such well-known entertainers as Aerosmith, Brooks and Dunn, the Dave Matthews Band, Def Leppard and Jimmy Buffett. Visitors who plan to attend a concert at the arena find a wide array of hotels located within a 15-mile radius.
Four Points by Sheraton Manassas Battlefield
Located in nearby Manassas, only 5½ miles from Jiffy Lube Live, this five-story, 158-unit Sheraton property is also an ideal base from which to tour Manassas National Battlefield Park, the site of the Civil War’s first and second battles of Bull Run. The on-site Applegate’s Restaurant and Lounge offers a casual dining atmosphere for breakfast and dinner Monday through Friday, and breakfast only on the weekends.
Hyatt Place Chantilly/Dulles Airport South
Only 11 miles from Jiffy Lube Live, this six-floor, 123-unit hotel is one of a new line of Hyatt properties that has been designed especially to meet the demands of today’s business travelers. The Hyatt Place brand seeks to deliver “casual hospitality in a well-designed, high-tech and contemporary environment,” according to the Hyatt Place website. To that end, this hotel features a self-registration kiosk to speed the check-in process, an e-room with multiple computers and printers for guest use, and a self-service café where guests can quickly pick up ready-made sandwiches, salads and pastries.
SpringHill Suites Centreville Chantilly
An ideal choice for family groups with young children or travelers who prefer a little extra elbow room, this all-suites hotel lies only three miles from Jiffy Lube Live and midway between Dulles International Airport and Manassas National Battlefield Park. To keep young visitors pleasantly entertained, the hotel presents them with Nickelodeon-branded keycards upon arrival, along with a Nickelodeon activity book and a silicon bracelet that offers access to a secret game website. The hotel has no on-site restaurant, but offers room service delivery from nearby eateries. All 136 suites at the four-story hotel feature kitchenettes as well as high-speed Internet access, cable/satellite TV and spacious desk/work areas.
Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles
If you’d like a little pampering, perhaps a rejuvenating spa treatment or two, this Marriott hotel may be the perfect choice for you. Only 13 miles from Jiffy Lube Live, the four-story, 336-unit hotel boasts a four-diamond rating from AAA and has a full-service spa on the premises. The hotel’s common areas are richly decorated with antiques, artwork and marble furnishings. The on-site Palm Court restaurant offers a formal dining experience, while Wellington’s Pub, also on the premises, has lighter fare in a more casual atmosphere. Other luxury touches at this property include nightly turn-down service and the assistance of an on-duty concierge.