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Washington Plaza
Washington Plaza

10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington 20005

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (7,221 reviews)

Ideally located on Thomas Circle, near Massachusetts Avenue in the heart of Washington DC, this Kennedy-era hotel is 0.3 mile …

£132
Loews Madison Hotel
Loews Madison Hotel

1177 15th Street NW, Washington 20005

4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,634 reviews)

Just 1 mile from the Smithsonian museums, this hotel on M Street, near downtown Washington DC, is well situated for …

£135
Hotel Harrington
Hotel Harrington

436 11th Street NW, Washington 20004

3.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (646 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ford's Theater and Verizon Center. Smithsonian Institutio …

£117
Morrison Clark Hotel
Morrison Clark Hotel

1011 L Street NW, Washington 20001

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,809 reviews)

This inn on the National Register of Historic Places lies 2 blocks from the Washington Convention Center and a mile from th …

£141
Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel
Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel

1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington 20037

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,305 reviews)

Located within 4 blocks of 3 Metro lines in the desirable neighborhood between Georgetown and Dupont Circle, the Renaissanc …

£168
Washington Marriott at Metro Center
Washington Marriott at Metro Center

775 12th Street NW, Washington 20005

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,350 reviews)

This hotel has convenient access to the National Mall, Smithsonian Institution and a variety of other historic sites. Located …

£157
The Hay-Adams
The Hay-Adams

800 16th Street NW, Washington 20006

5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (474 reviews)

Call it Washington's second-best address if you must, the Hay-Adams is nonetheless the grande dame of DC hotels; it sits …

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Residence Inn by Marriott Washington, DC Downtown
Residence Inn by Marriott Washington, DC Downtown

1199 Vermont Ave Nw, Washington 20005

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (963 reviews)

In downtown Washington, DC, this all-suite hotel is 5 blocks from the White House and 2 blocks from a Metro station. The …

£143
Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington, D.C. Downtown
Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington, D.C. Downtown

1475 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington 20005

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (724 reviews)

The all-suite Homewood Suites is six blocks from the White House and seven blocks from the Washington DC Convention Center.

£176
AKA White House
AKA White House

1710 H St NW, Washington 20006

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (38 reviews)

Located in the heart of Washington, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and …

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Pocket Guide: Washington Downtown Washington D.C. Hotels

Known for being walkable and business-friendly, the Downtown Washington D.C. neighborhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and bars. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Downtown Washington D.C. has hotels and accommodation to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Washington.

Sightseeing around Downtown Washington D.C.

The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Stroll the halls at National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C. Madame Tussauds, or Historical Society of Washington D.C.. At Warner Theatre, Ford's Theater, and Smithsonian American Art Museum, you'll learn about local culture. Monuments like Friendship Arch, St. John's Church, and Boy Scouts of America Memorial are well regarded. Learn about the local history at Peterson House, Old Post Office Pavilion, and Mary McLeod Bethune Council House. National Aquarium, Francis Pool, and Smithsonian's National Zoo will provide enjoyment for the whole family.

Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Franklin Square, Freedom Plaza, or Ellipse. With a shopping trip to Union Station Shopping Center, Georgetown Park, or Eastern Market, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Verizon Center, Gangplank Marina, and East Potomac Golf Course.

Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Washington Monument, George Washington University, and Lincoln Memorial. You can also head to McPherson Square, National Theatre, and Civilian Art Projects.

Getting around Downtown Washington D.C.

If you want to get around the city, McPherson Sq. Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Center Station and Gallery Place Chinatown Station.

At 3.7 miles (5.9 km), Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) is the closest major airport to Downtown Washington D.C.. Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) is the next closest airport, 22.8 miles (36.7 km) away.

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