Hotels in U.S.

Convenient to both the bustle of downtown and the trendy neighborhood hangouts of Logan Circle, the Westin Washington City Center has much to offer a traveler who wants to take in DC’s historic sights as well as its hottest new dining.

One to watch for 2016 is the grand reopening of The Watergate Hotel, which will offer new luxury digs inside a building infamous for its role in presidential history.

This Beaux Arts-style landmark property recently reopened as a hotel for the first time in almost a century.

This relative newcomer has all the trappings of the city's most revered, upscale galleries. In the lobby, a 15-foot photo wall serves as a rotating exhibition space for contemporary artworks.

Pritzker Prize-winning architect, Christian de Portzamparc, lent his genius to the staggering new Park Hyatt flagship towering over Billionaires' Row. The rooms impress even the most discerning guests, with walk-in rain showers and beds topped with Rivolta Carmignani linens.

When Baccarat made its New York debut, it became the first of presumably many hotels and residences bearing the name of the 251-year-old Frech crystal brand. Everything here is over-the-top, from the coyote fur salon chairs to the bar's collection of 15,000 handmade Baccarat glasses.

Famed hotelier Barry Sternlicht's new hotel chain is a big win for environmentalists, who will love the nightstand chalkboards that have replaced the notepad, the cardboard clothes hangers that have appeared in place of plastic ones.

The Loews Madison Hotel is within easy reach of both the downtown sights and the midtown shops and restaurants.

The four-diamond Omni Shoreham hotel is set apart from the city bustle in the Adams Morgan neighborhood, near both the National Zoo and Rock Creek Park.

Truly at the center of it all, The Dupont Circle Hotel overlooks all the shops and restaurants around the bustling circle for which it is named. Elegant, contemporary guest rooms offer 300-thread-count linens and heated floors in the marble bathrooms.

Located along Georgetown’s C&O Canal towpath, the Capella is a luxe hotel with an indoor/outdoor infinity pool, rooftop bar, fitness center with personal trainers, in-room spa treatments, and even a private living room with a personal assistant.

A relative newcomer, the Marriott Marquis is already a favorite place to stay in DC thanks to its convenient location near the convention center and hotspots of Penn Quarter and Chinatown.

The chic and breezy 14-room Rose Hotel, located just off the oh-so-trendy artists enclave of Abbot Kinney Ave., is the epitome of minimalist beach chic.

Dustin Lancaster’s first b&b-style hotel is feels like a real retreat for writers and creatives.

The rooms at this uber-hip hotel might not be particularly spacious, but what they lack in size, they make up for in swoon-worthy eclectic California style courtesy of Commune Design.