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Step inside the capital attractions of Washington DC

Washington, DC, the vibrant cosmopolitan capital of the United States, is one of the most popular convention and vacation destinations in the country. A seat of global power, it boasts a diverse mix of leisure activities, monuments and museums that blend well with its eclectic mix of shopping and dining options.


Things to see and do

Visitors will never run out of things to see and do in the nation's capital. The city is home to prominent American national monuments as well as cosmopolitan entertainment locations, and vibrant neighborhoods that are sure to suit every taste and budget.

Museums and monuments

The most popular museums are those of the Smithsonian Institute. They line the National Mall, a green expanse considered to be America's front lawn. Displays and exhibits of the Air and Space Museum, the Museum of Natural History, and the National Gallery of Art include moon rocks, the Hope Diamond and artworks by American and European Masters.

Visitors can also explore interactive exhibits at unique museums like the Newseum, which chronicles the history of journalism, and the Spy Museum, where they can learn about the craft of espionage. The city is filled with monuments, memorials and statues of legendary figures. The most visited are the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the White House and the Capitol Building.

Shopping, dining and nightlife

Fashionistas will be thrilled by the panache on display in the city's homegrown and international boutiques, offering an array of hip, chic and vintage clothing. Plan to attend one of the local farmers or flea markets and haggle like a pro. The District's restaurant scene reflects the city's diverse population. Foodies can experience an outstanding mix of international and ethnic flavors while grabbing a quick bite from a neighborhood eatery, or enjoying a leisurely fine dining experience in an upscale restaurant.

Visitors can enjoy a beer in a variety of neighborhood establishments and trendy brewpubs. Famous bars and cafes can be found in many Washington DC hotels. The District is home to a wide range of live performance venues, ranging from the local neighborhood music scene to the world-renowned Kennedy Center. The city's nightspots and theaters showcase a variety of musical and theatrical genres. The District is also the host-city for professional sports teams from the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL.

Natural surroundings

In addition to the Mall, visitors can explore the beautiful flora and fauna of numerous parks throughout the city, including Constitution Gardens, Rock Creek Park, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens and the National Botanical Garden. You can also enjoy the view while strolling along the banks of the Tidal Basin or Potomac River, or while boating along the historic Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.


Best time to visit

Although you can visit Washington, DC any time of the year, guests are likely to enjoy the spring and fall weather a bit more. The summer months are generally hot and humid, and winter is cold and snowy. Visitors will always find something interesting to do in the District, because the city hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. The most well-known are the dazzling displays of the National Tree Lighting Ceremony, the colorful Cherry Blossom Festival, and the music and fireworks of the Memorial Day and July 4th extravaganzas. There are also a number of neighborhood festivals, concerts and sporting events throughout the year.


Travel information

The District is served by Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), which is situated three miles south of downtown. Visitors can also fly into nearby Dulles International Airport (IAD) or Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Dulles is 26 miles west, while BWI is 30 miles northeast of the city.

Located downtown, Union Station is the hub for several Amtrak and commuter rail lines. The city is also located within a network of interstate highways, including Interstates 95, 295, 395 and 495. In addition to the surface street bus system, visitors can get around the city using the highly-efficient and convenient Metro subway.

Recently booked Washington DC hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Madera, a Kimpton Hotel
Dupont Circle
2 hours ago 4 stars $138
St. Gregory Luxury Hotel and Suites
Dupont Circle
2 hours ago 4 stars $94
Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters
Dupont Circle
3 hours ago 4 stars $85
The Melrose Hotel
West End
3 hours ago 4 stars $109
Washington Court Hotel
Capitol Hill
4 hours ago 4 stars $91
Topaz, a Kimpton Hotel
Dupont Circle
4 hours ago 3 stars $119
Grand Hyatt Washington
Downtown - White House
4 hours ago 4 stars $109
Four Seasons Hotel Washington
Georgetown
5 hours ago 5 stars $423
Loews Madison Hotel
Downtown - White House
6 hours ago 4 stars $149
Embassy Suites Washington D.C. - Convention Center
Downtown - White House
6 hours ago 3 stars $119

Recently Rated Washington DC Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Monaco Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel
Downtown - White House
4.2 / 5
55 reviews
4 stars $159
Washington Marriott Georgetown
3.9 / 5
115 reviews
4 stars $109
One Washington Circle Hotel
West End
4.2 / 5
224 reviews
4 stars $99
The Dupont Circle Hotel
Dupont Circle
4.2 / 5
303 reviews
4 stars $135
Hyatt Regency Washington
Capitol Hill
4.0 / 5
315 reviews
4 stars $98
Hotel Lombardy
Foggy Bottom
4.3 / 5
197 reviews
3 stars $109
Washington Plaza Hotel
Downtown - White House
3.9 / 5
453 reviews
3 stars $89
The River Inn
Foggy Bottom
4.3 / 5
114 reviews
3 stars $99
Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol
Capitol Hill
4.0 / 5
85 reviews
3 stars $101
Capitol Skyline Hotel
3.4 / 5
401 reviews
3 stars $83

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From $165

1 Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

4 stars
4.5 / 5 108 reviews

806 15th Street NW Map

Save 30% on your stay

Elegant hotel with classy restaurant steps away from the White House The Sofitel Washington D.C. Lafayette Square is located in an updated historic landmark built in 1880. Its elegant furnishings,... More

Location style and value
Sofitel is a top end marque in the Accor group All classes of hotel in the group offer good value and Sofitel is no exception Great reception, VERY comfortable bed with a featherbed on top of the...
Dec 30, 2014
From $199

2 JW Marriott Washington, DC

4 stars
4.2 / 5 99 reviews

1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Map

Rate includes breakfast

Luxury giant with full servicesThe JW Marriott Hotel Washington, DC offers all things to all customers. The towering building features a huge 772 luxuriously designed rooms, making it a great... More

Mikayla's Birthday trip to DC.
This was the smoothest trip I've ever taken. I brought my 7 year old granddaughter to DC for her birthday. Check in was quick and easy and they made an effort to give special attention to Mikayla,...
Dec 6, 2014
From $159

3 Washington Marriott at Metro Center

4 stars
4.1 / 5 183 reviews

775 12th Street NW Map

Rate includes breakfast

Modern convenience in the capital for the business or weekend travelerThe Washington Marriott at Metro Center is perfectly placed near some of the top attractions in the capital. With excellent... More

Holiday trip
The room itself was fine, clean, comfortable beds, staff was friendly. The buffet breakfast was adequate at best. Had to wait for more food to be prepared and the selection was very limited. The...
Jan 18, 2015
From $109

4 Grand Hyatt Washington

4 stars
4.2 / 5 484 reviews

1000 H STREET NW Map

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Upscale hotel for business or pleasure in the heart of DCLocated in DC's hip Penn quarter, the Grand Hyatt Washington is an elegant option for both business and leisure travelers. Five excellent... More

Get away for birthday/couple
They are still undergoing construction for the atrium so unfortunately we did not get to enjoy the view. And unless you plan to leave out early each morning you will be awaken by the loud noise....
Jan 20, 2015
From $91

5 Washington Court Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 470 reviews

525 New Jersey Avenue NW Map

Business Advantage Flex - Same Day Cancel

A chic, conveniently located D.C. hotel with views of the U.S. Capitol.The glass entrance opens into a grand lobby filled with rich red and maroon hues, dark wood and natural light. The hotel is... More

Weekend Trip
Ok was clean and in a good location. Staff was semi-pleasant. The only amenity that the "business hotel" lacked was a safe in the room to lock valuables in.
Jan 20, 2015
From $99

6 One Washington Circle Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 224 reviews

One Washington Circle NW Map

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All-suite luxury hotel between Georgetown and the White House Cool colors and modern furniture give an air of sophistication to this hotel. This all-suite hotel is between Georgetown and the White... More

comfortable for business traveler!
I needed a place to work in between meetings and my office. The suites at this hotel are comfortable and have everything I need to be able to stay in and focus on my work. The staff couldn't be...
Jan 23, 2015
From $159

7 Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 182 reviews

999 Ninth Street NW Map

Rate includes breakfast

Penn Quarter hotel near Convention Center, downtown D.C. attractions The central location of this hotel will please business and leisure travelers. The Washington Convention Center is across the... More

Business Trip
I was very pleased with the staff's assistance. This was my first time in the area and not only were they friendly, but they should also be commended on their knowledge in regards to the best mode...
Jan 12, 2015
From $149

8 Loews Madison Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 85 reviews

1177 Fifteenth St NW Map

Stylish Washington hotel provides an insider's view to the actionExperience Washington, D.C. in the epicenter of the action at Loews Madison Hotel. This elegant hotel went through an extensive $20... More

Great Atmosphere
The room was attractive as well as comfortable. Room service was very quick, and all staff members I encountered were friendly.
Dec 29, 2014
From $143

9 Crowne Plaza THE HAMILTON - WASHINGTON DC.

4 stars
4.1 / 5 360 reviews

1001 14TH ST NW Map

Elegant hotel with classy restaurant steps away from the White House The Hamilton Crowne Plaza is in a restored 1920s-era building located in Lafayette Park. The hotel is near most D.C. tourist... More

Anniversary
We went to Washington D.C. to celebrate our anniversary. We wanted a hotel with close access to the Metro and popular sites. This hotel had both. The staff was extremely friendly, our room was...
Nov 22, 2014
From $139

10 Palomar Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.4 / 5 250 reviews

2121 P Street NW Map

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Dupont Circle boutique hotel with urban amenities and artistic touchesPalomar Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel in Dupont Circle that caters to guests from the moment they... More

Restaurant Bar is outdated
The lounge was not very comfortable. Looking for a relaxing bar to watch the game on TV and grab a bite. This was nit the place.
Jan 17, 2015
From $159

11 Monaco Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 55 reviews

700 F Street NW Map

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Truly classic and sophisticated historic hotel With a Four Diamond rating, the Monaco Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel, is one of the most respected hotels in downtown D.C. The building itself is a... More

Anniversary Trip
We were in town to visit the sites of our Capital. The walk was nice to reach the National Mall and Metro was conviently located for further traveling.
Jan 24, 2015
From $135

12 Omni Shoreham Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 167 reviews

2500 Calvert Street NW Map

Luxury hotel in northwest D.C. has hosted presidents, world leaders Since 1930, the Omni Shoreham Hotel has hosted presidents, world leaders and inaugural balls. The hotel is on 11 acres of land... More

Great hotel
I had a great experience. The room was big and clean. staff is very friendly and welcoming.
Nov 20, 2014
From $120

13 Donovan House, a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 68 reviews

1155 14th St NW Map

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Hip boutique hotel with rooftop pool and bar in downtown D.C.The Donovan House a Kimpton Hotel is a hip, modern hotel with edgy decor that appeals to leisure and business travelers.  The... More

Gold Needle in a Haystack
Couldn't ask for a better boutique hotel in the middle of DC. Easily accessible and perfectly located for access to the best restaurants and bars.
Dec 23, 2014
From $139

14 The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 154 reviews

1127 Connecticut Avenue NW Map

Rate includes breakfast

Neoclassical splendor in refined capital settingThe prestigious Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel began as the setting for the Presidential Inaugural Ball for Calvin Coolidge upon opening... More

Historic Hotel, Great Location, Good Deal
Great location for reasonable price. Hotel rooms seem a bit older but still nice.
Jan 22, 2015
From $149

15 Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

4 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

901 Massachusetts Avenue NW Map

Rate Includes Breakfast

The 1,175-room, 49-suite Marriott Marquis Washington, DC is designed to reflect its surroundings and complement the adjacent Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Guests enjoy direct access to... More

Great bacation
I had a great time in the city. Location was fantastic, very close to mall and many of the sights and easy access to metro, restaurants and they have great bars on site. My reservation was unable...
Oct 20, 2014

16 Hyatt Place DC/Downtown/K Street

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

1522 K Street NW Map

The Hyatt Place is a 14-story building with 3 levels of parking and 11 guest room floors. There are 164 guestrooms that overlook downtown Washington D.C. The hotel is with in half of a mile from... More

From $175

17 InterContinental THE WILLARD WASHINGTON D.C.

5 stars
4.5 / 5 65 reviews

1401 Pennsylvania Ave Nw Map

D.C. hotel a home to presidents, literary and social figures of note A historic landmark, the Willard InterContinental Washington has hosted almost every United States president in office since it... More

Fantastic location
Fantastic location and fantastic service. I was well taken care of during my stay for a half-marathon that I was running while in Washington. It would have been better if the ice machine on my...
Sep 15, 2014
From $119

18 The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center

4 stars
3.9 / 5 140 reviews

1400 M Street NW Map

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Modern rooms in D.C.’s business district with 24-hour fitness center The Westin Washington, D.C., City Center is centrally located in D.C.'s business district and within walking distance to Dupont... More

Great Location
The room, staff, service, etc. is not bad at all, I give it a 3.5 out of 5 but the location is great! One bad thing is that they did not have free wi-fi in the rooms. Had to pay for a 24 hour wifi...
Nov 18, 2014
From $159

19 Capital Hilton

4 stars
3.9 / 5 150 reviews

1001 16th Street NW Map

Rate includes a $50 USD daily hotel credit

Casual, classy hotel in downtown D.C. with health club, spa, restaurant The Capital Hilton caters to a variety of travelers. Business travelers love the location in downtown D.C., upscale... More

Great family time
Had a great time and the staff was amazing as well as the gym and Lisa the massage therapist was just great!!!
Jan 15, 2015
From $135

20 The Dupont Circle Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 303 reviews

1500 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Map

Includes Daily Full American Breakfast for 2

Dupont Circle hotel offers chic spaces and approachable bistro fareDowntown style permeates The Dupont Circle Hotel, where a multi-million dollar renovation transformed the hotel from top to... More

amazing stay
For it being my first time in DC this hotel was spectacular, it was lavish and worth we very pennies in the best part in town close to everything a walking distance away. The food and service was...
Jan 23, 2015