Newsletters  | Mobile

Hotels in Washington, D.C.

You’ll find one of the country’s best cultural scenes in Washington, D.C. In recent years, the our nation’s capital has also undergone a serious restaurant and nightlife renaissance. To craft your perfect itinerary in our up-and-coming capital, turn to this Washington D.C. travel guide.

Things Not to Miss in Washington, D.C.

Travel to Washington, D.C. is a unique experience. Its most notable neighborhoods include Georgetown, Adams Morgan, Downtown, and DuPont Circle. Here’s what to do there and beyond:

• The White House
• Cherry trees (springtime only)
• Washington Monument
• Lincoln Memorial
• Vietnam Veterans Memorial
• John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
• 17 Smithsonian museums; don’t miss the National Air and Space Museum

When to Visit Washington, D.C.

• Washington, D.C. travel in the spring is the best time to go—the weather is beautiful and the cherry trees are in bloom.
• During the hot summer months, many of the nation’s leaders head out of town, while travelers from all over the world flock to the city’s monuments.
• That means the city is lively, but July and August can be crowded and buggy.
• The holiday season is a lively time to visit Washington, D.C. For many, the White House Christmas tree is a sight to behold, historic theaters stage classic Christmas performances, and carolers make their way down the avenues.

  • Capitol Skyline Hotel

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Occupying a 1960's-era building by the designer of Miami's Fountainbleu Hotel, this boutique hotel combines a retro-curvy exterior with updated com... More
  • Donovan House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The sleek 139-room Washington, D.C., hotel is all about clean architectural materials such as limestone and dark teakwood paired with unexpected da... More
  • Embassy Circle Guest House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Occupying a quiet, tree-lined street in stylish Embassy Circle, this Diamond Collection bed and breakfast is housed in the restored former Taiwanes... More
  • Tl500-a-usa-fs-washington-dc_standard_thumb

    Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Spacious and rambling, this Four Seasons sits on an unassuming patch of Georgetown real estate. Recently refurbished guest quarters are split into ... More
  • Carriage-house-spring_standard_thumb

    Goodstone Inn & Estate

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Formerly an 18th-century plantation, this 265-acre estate is now home to a luxury inn surrounded by dairy pastures and winding creeks. The 18 guest... More
  • Hilton Washington

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The Hilton Washington is just a stone's throw away from Dupont Circle and is convenient to a number of Washington, D.C. area attractions, including... More
  • Holiday Inn on the Hill

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Hotel Helix

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Pop culture rules at this fame-obsessed Art Deco hotel with a red-carpet entrance. At home in trendy Logan Circle, this colorful Kimpton property h... More
  • Hotel Madera

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Situated in Dupont Circle, Hotel Madera is a small Kimpton property that blends contemporary style with an eco-friendly sensibility (for instance, ... More
  • Hotel Monaco, DC

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Construction on this property was completed in 1866 by Robert Mills, architect of the Washington Monument; before it was a hotel, it originally ope... More
  • Hotel Palomar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located in Dupont Circle just one mile from the National Mall, Hotel Palomar is a Kimpton boutique property with a chic, art-inspired design. Insid... More
  • Hotel-rouge-washington-dc-201202_standard_thumb

    Hotel Rouge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    This funky boutique hotel three blocks from Dupont Circle is serious about the color red. Consistent with Kimpton hotels' fondness for excess, Hote... More
  • Hotel Tabard Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    The Hotel Tabard Inn is located five blocks from the White House in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. The hotel, opened in 1922 by Marie Willoughby R... More
  • Hyatt Regency, Washington D.C.

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Unbeatable for location, the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill is within walking distance of many must-see DC attractions: The Smithsonian, the Nationa... More
  • Lansdowne Resort

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Situated on 312 acres along the Potomac River, Lansdowne Resort is an inclusive hotel and conference center. The resort and its 296 guest rooms and... More

Explore hotels in U.S. for more options.


Sign Up

Connect With Travel + Leisure
  • Travel+Leisure
  • Tablet
  • Available devices

Already a subscriber?
Get FREE ACCESS to the digital edition