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Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End
Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End
3.0 out of 5.0 2121 M St NW, Washington, DC
Free Cancellation
$116
4.5/5 (28 reviews)

Great location, but continental breakfast should not be for an additional fee; the lining to the bathroom sliding door was peeling off. Otherwise a beautiful place

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019
At Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is offered ...
Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center
Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center
3.0 out of 5.0 901 L Street NW, Washington, DC
Free Cancellation
$113
4.3/5 (22 reviews)

The hotel is really clean. As it is new, the decor is very light an airy. The hallways are well lit. The gym and outdoor decks are really top rate. Staff was very friendly Can’t say enough good things about the hotel.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019
Built in 2018, the brand new Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center features a 24-hour fitness center, a rooftop terrace, and free WiFi ...
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
4.5 out of 5.0 801 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC
Free Cancellation
$132
4.4/5 (32 reviews)

Good location, nice neighborhood, right on the water

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020
Guests of InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf have access to a marina, a full-service spa, and a 24-hour fitness center. Valet parking is available ...
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Oxon Hill 
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Oxon Hill 
2.5 out of 5.0 6170 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD
Free Cancellation
$64
2.9/5 (89 reviews)

Can’t complain at all. No big towels in my room. But services was pretty decent.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020
At Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Oxon Hill , guests have access to free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, put free parking to good use. Front-desk staff ...
Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
4.0 out of 5.0 1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC
Free Cancellation
$113
4.1/5 (435 reviews)

The location was great. There was street parking available and several food options as well. What I most likes was the staff. Very welcoming and helpful. The lobby had a great scent as well. The rooms were very nice and spacious.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020
Hamilton Hotel Washington DC features a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. Valet parking is available for USD 59 per night. ...
The Westin Washington National Harbor
The Westin Washington National Harbor
4.0 out of 5.0 171 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD
Free Cancellation
$144
4.0/5 (60 reviews)

I liked the location right on the water, it's central location at the National Hatbor & it's beautiful decor.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020
At The Westin Washington National Harbor, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. Parking is available for USD 16 per night (USD ...
The Wink Hotel
The Wink Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC
Free Cancellation
$99
Guests of Yours Truly DC enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and coffee in a common area. Valet parking is available for USD 60 per ...
Grand Hyatt Washington
Grand Hyatt Washington
4.0 out of 5.0 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC
Free Cancellation
$123
4.2/5 (606 reviews)

Front desk staff was wonderful...professional, warm and engaging...

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020
Renovated in 2015, Grand Hyatt Washington offers a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Parking is available for USD 42.00 ...
Phoenix Park Hotel
Phoenix Park Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 520 N Capitol St NW, Washington, DC
Free Cancellation
$109
4.6/5 (54 reviews)

Wonderful staff, friendly and attentive and responsible to special requests

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020
Phoenix Park Hotel features a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. Valet parking is available for USD 59.00 per day. The 24-hour front ...

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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.

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