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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
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    Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, D.C.

    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
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    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
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    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

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