L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
Popular with business and government workers — HUD, Energy, and NTSB all have offices in the same complex — this '60s-era hotel in L'Enfant Plaza attracts international conventioneers by the thousands. The hotel has a multilingual staff and more than 21,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. Located above a Metro station, L'Enfant Plaza Hotel is a few short blocks from the Smithsonian, the Mall, and scores of government office buildings. Besides the 343 rooms, the hotel has a heated rooftop pool providing fantastic views of the river and the monuments.