Washington DC

Washington DC Hotels

Washington, DC has numerous hotel options for all your travel needs. Areas of interest within the District of Columbia include Capitol Hill, Chinatown/Convention Center, Dupont Circle/Downtown, Georgetown and Union Station. Most of the city's featured destinations are within walking distance, or easily accessible by metro rail.

If budget is a concern, you may be interested in lodging in Arlington, Virigina (Roslyn, Courthouse/Clarendon, Falls Church, McLean and Tyson's Corner) and historic Alexandria, Virginia. Bethesda, Maryland is another option. All of these areas are metro-accessible; many just a 15-20 minute morning commute.

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Below are some recommended hotel options within the District of Columbia:

The Dupont Hotel
The Dupont Hotel overlooks Dupont Circle, a tree- lined urban park at the edge of the downtown business district near Embassy Row and close to the White House and all major D.C. attractions. Guests can step out the hotel's front door and stroll through a busy and vibrant street scene of sidewalk restaurants and trendy shops.
Courtyard Washington Convention Center
Courtyard Washington Convention Center stands close to Historic Union Station and the U.S. Capitol. The stately downtown Washington hotel is across the street from the International Spy Museum, which is a treat for kids of all ages, and close to the Washington Convention Center and MCI Center.
Melrose Hotel
Melrose Hotel sits on the edge of gorgeous Georgetown, five blocks from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and eight blocks from the White House. The refined, 1940s-era hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue sits amid the city's best shopping and dining. Guests can conveniently travel between the district's historical and cultural attractions as well as key business locations by taxicab, Metro train or even on foot.
Westin Washington DC City Center
Westin Washington DC City Center is located in the historic Downtown Washington District. Only half a mile from the White House, this hotel is only a mile from the National Aquarium, Washington Monument, Vietnam Veteran's Memorial and Watergate Complex.
Days Inn Connecticut Avenue
Days Inn Connecticut Avenue is a superior tourist- class hotel, located in the heart of fashionable, upper Northwest D.C. Situated in the neighborhood of Forest Hills, guests will find the city's Metro subway system just a block away, offering quick access to the city's attractions, without the congestion around the downtown hotels.
Windsor Park Hotel
Windsor Park Hotel is a classic boutique hotel that combines Victorian charm with modern conveniences. This property is located just north of Dupont Plaza near 21st and Connecticut and the Woodley Park Metro stop
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