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Hotels in Downtown Washington D.C.

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POD DC

POD DC

627 H Street NW, Washington
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Located in Chinatown, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Verizon Center and Ford's Theater. White House and United States Capitol are also within 1 mi ...

$119

$119
Washington Plaza

Washington Plaza

10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (163 reviews)

Ideally located on Thomas Circle, near Massachusetts Avenue in the heart of Washington DC, this Kennedy-era hotel is 0.3 miles from MCPherson Square Metro Station ...

$129

$129
Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion

Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion

1823 L St NW, Washington
3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (77 reviews)

Offering extra-spacious suites, this hotel is located on the edge of the historic Foggy Bottom neighborhood, just 6 blocks from the White House and 1 mile from ...

$95

$95
Grand Hyatt Washington

Grand Hyatt Washington

1000 H Street NW, Washington
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (139 reviews)

This Washington hotel sits just 4 blocks from the Verizon center, 6 blocks from the White House and just 7 blocks from the National Mall. The Smithsonian Museum ...

$184

$184
The Capital Hilton

The Capital Hilton

1001 16th St NW, Washington
4.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (47 reviews)

Situated two blocks north of the White House, Capital Hilton is near the National Mall, museums, dining and nightlife. Three Metro stations are located two blocks ...

$125

$125
Hotel Harrington

Hotel Harrington

436 11th Street NW, Washington
3.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (14 reviews)

Located in Northwest, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ford's Theater and Verizon Center. Smithsonian Institution and White House are also within 15 ...

$139

$139
The Georgetown Inn West End

The Georgetown Inn West End

1121 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Washington
3.0 out of 5.0

This all-suites, smoke-free, West End hotel is located a block from the Foggy Bottom Metro station and is six blocks from Georgetown and the White House.

$135

$135
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown

815 14th St NW, Washington
3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (118 reviews)

It’s just a 5-minute walk to the White House from Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown, and across the street from McPherson Square Metro Station. The National ...

$134

$134
Hamilton Hotel Washington DC

Hamilton Hotel Washington DC

1001 14th St NW, Washington
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (60 reviews)

This hotel is 5 blocks from the White House and 8 blocks from the National Mall. The Washington Monument, National World War II Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans ...

$120

$120
Club Quarters Hotel in Washington DC

Club Quarters Hotel in Washington DC

839 17th St NW, Washington
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (42 reviews)

Club Quarters is in a prime location in the center of the business district, and two blocks from the White House and key government buildings. A short walk to ...

$139

$139
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Downtown Washington D.C. Hotel Guide

No U.S. city has major sights as centralized as Washington D.C., where it pays to go for a great location. With over a dozen major museums situated around the Washington Mall and a dozen more renowned monuments to presidents, wars, and abstract American ideals, you can't go wrong by staying in hotels in downtown Washington D.C.

History & Transportation

With its crisp white Classical architecture, neatly manicured lawns and dramatically lit monuments, it's easy to forget our nation's capital was built on a swamp on the banks of the Potomac River. Today, tourists staying in downtown Washington D.C. hotels enjoy the Founders' love of clear, simple design as they navigate the city's straightforward tourist district; blockbuster museum after museum is laid out in neat lines on either side of the Mall.

The step-on-and-off tourist buses are highly efficient at navigating these lines of museums. You should consider their deals even if double-decker tourism isn't normally your thing, since the stretch between the Jefferson Memorial, Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial often looks more walkable on a map, especially after you've finished the trek (and watched a dozen or so buses zip by).

Things to Do

Among the standouts along the Mall are the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (a rare breath of the contemporary in a relatively history-focused collection of museums) and the National Museum of the American Indian; in addition to its forward-thinking and beautifully curated exhibits on native cultures, it may surprise you with what many believe to be the Mall's best museum cafe, featuring cheap and seasonal Native American dishes, organized by culture.

For shopping, take a cab from any of the best hotels near downtown Washington D.C. to Georgetown, where design, fashion, and home boutiques line Wisconsin Avenue NW and M Street NW. With Travelocity's Price Guarantee, you're sure to balance the budget on hotels in Washington D.C. — we'll match any lower price and refund the difference!

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