Host Marriott Fourth Quarter Earnings Call

Host Marriott Corporation will report financial results for the fourth
quarter 2003 on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 before the market opens.
Following the earnings release, the Company will conduct its quarterly
conference call for investors and other interested parties on Tuesday,
February 24, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). Christopher Nassetta,
president and chief executive officer, and Edward Walter, executive vice
president and chief financial officer, will discuss the Company`s fourth
quarter and full year 2003 results and its business outlook for 2004.

Interested individuals are invited to listen to the call on the Internet
at http://www.hostmarriott.com/ or by telephone at 913-981-5571. It is
recommended that participants call 10 minutes ahead of the scheduled start
time to ensure proper connection.

A replay of the call will be available by telephone from Tuesday, February
24, at l:00 p.m. Eastern Time, until Tuesday, March 2, 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Time. To access the recording, call 719-457-0820 and request reservation
number 502612. A replay of the call will also be available on the Internet
at http://www.hostmarriott.com/ from Tuesday, February 24, at 1:00 p.m.
Eastern Time until Tuesday, April 20, 2004.

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