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Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center $76
Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center

Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center

627 H Street NW, Washington, DC
     
    4.6
    of 5, from 23 reviews
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    This hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and free Internet in public areas. Enjoy the a rooftop terrace and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and concierge services.

    Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center $105
    Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center

    Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center

    901 L Street NW, Washington, DC
       
      4.4
      of 5, from 17 reviews
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 12 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the a rooftop terrace and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities.

      Yours Truly DC $124
      Yours Truly DC

      Yours Truly DC

      1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC
         
        4.3
        of 5, from 3 reviews
        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 16 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. A coffee shop, a terrace, and a snack bar/deli are also on offer.

        Club Quarters Hotel in Washington DC $82
        Club Quarters Hotel in Washington DC

        Club Quarters Hotel in Washington DC

        839 17th St NW, Washington, DC
           
          4.3
          of 5, from 13 reviews
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          A fitness center is featured at this hotel, along with free WiFi in public areas and express check-in. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. Express check-out, a computer station, and dry cleaning are also on offer.

          Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall $103
          Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall

          Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall

          400 E Street SW, Washington, DC
             
            4.3
            of 5, from 30 reviews
            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy the free buffet breakfast each morning.

            The Westin Washington National Harbor $152
            The Westin Washington National Harbor

            The Westin Washington National Harbor

            171 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD
               
              4.2
              of 5, from 19 reviews
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 3 conference rooms, 24-hour business center, and valet parking. WiFi in public areas is free.

              The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center $119
              The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center

              The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center

              1400 M Street, NW, Washington, DC
                 
                3.7
                of 5, from 24 reviews
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. A coffee shop, limo/town car service, and express check-out are also on offer.

                The Normandy Hotel $70
                The Normandy Hotel

                The Normandy Hotel

                2118 Wyoming Ave NW, Washington, DC
                   
                  3.4
                  of 5, from 7 reviews
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  This hotel features free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and valet parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the 24-hour business center. A terrace, a lobby fireplace, and a library are also on offer.

                  Places To Go In Washington

                  There exists a place: a place where power flows from more than the electric lines zigzagging chaotically overhead; a place where modern-day dignitaries rise to command one day and fade into history the next; where marble-flecked monuments tower toward the heavens. History percolates on every bustling corner, so simply knowing where to begin is the first step of your capital journey. Come explore what to do in Washington, DC and craft your own legacy in the pages of our nation.

                  Things to Do in DC

                  Pedal atop the dogwood-lined bicycle trails along the shores of the Potomac, where paddleboats are steered by couples bobbing on the river’s gentle ebb. When you’ve had your fill of sunshine, head north to where opulence awaits along the rococo cobblestone and brick avenues of Georgetown. Church bells gently chime throughout the day as you languidly stroll amongst the lavish boutiques.

                  No Washington, DC vacation is complete without paying homage to our Founding Fathers; alight aboard a trolley and marvel at the feet of the colossal Lincoln, Washington, and Jefferson monuments. Nearby, prepare to be dazzled by the incomparable beauty of the icy-blue Hope Diamond at the Museum of Natural History. Cap the evening with a visit to the velvet-draped halls of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where the acoustics are flawless and magnificent arias soar through the air.

                  Traditions continue to reign supreme in the capital city—come dusk, hotels in Washington, DC bustle with travelers and locals alike, fraternizing over clinking cocktails. For the adventurous foodie, ceramic bowls of savory ramen await your arrival on H Street, while mussels simmering in buttery pools of garlic give Paris itself a run for its money near Logan Circle. Washington, DC’s culinary prowess means gourmands are guaranteed gratification, from ceviche-topped tapas to cumin-laced Ethiopian cuisine.

                  While plenty of Washington, DC attractions serve as exquisite snapshots for your trip, it’s the culture of Washington that allows you to make your own mark upon history itself. With Travelocity’s expertise and your capacity for exploration, there’s simply no telling what awaits you in our nation’s capital.