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Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
3 out of 5
0.4 km from Smithsonian Institution
£87
per night
Jan 31 - Feb 1
4.2/5Excellent! (5,017 reviews)

"Great hotel for sightseeing. This hotel is two blocks away from the National Wall and short walks from the US Capital and all of the Smithsonian Museums. The hotel restaurants are great and the staff is extremely accommodating. It's maybe five minutes from the interstate and extremely easy to get ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
4.5 out of 5
1.1 km from Smithsonian Institution
£134
per night
Jan 23 - Jan 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (664 reviews)

"how organized the staff was and being attentive to us."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
5 out of 5
1.3 km from Smithsonian Institution
£133
per night
Jan 19 - Jan 20
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,111 reviews)

"Very nice clean and spacious room. The hotel is in a good location and the the staff is very helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
3 out of 5
0.7 km from Smithsonian Institution
£105
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,903 reviews)

"The proximity to our event at the Museum of the Bible was Excellent. I found some problems connecting accurately to Uber ... gps location not accurate unless I type in the specific address."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
POD DC
3.5 out of 5
1.2 km from Smithsonian Institution
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£110
per night
Jan 25 - Jan 26
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,619 reviews)

"The staff was helpful and friendly, the beds were so comfy. Big screen TV, perfect location. The restaurant next door had amazing food and great service. Overall awesome experience and i will be back!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

POD DC
Grand Hyatt Washington
4 out of 5
1.2 km from Smithsonian Institution
Free cancellation
£149
per night
Jan 19 - Jan 20
4.4/5Wonderful! (6,034 reviews)

"Helpfulness at front desk and friendly staff at Restaurant ."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Grand Hyatt Washington
Hotel Harrington
3 out of 5
0.8 km from Smithsonian Institution
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£78
per night
Jan 19 - Jan 20
3.3/5 (2,567 reviews)

"This hotel was dated for sure but it was extremely clean and the staff was so helpful! We arrived a few hours early and the staff allowed us to check in early with no problems at all. The bar downstairs was very popular and a fun time. The smell in the hotel was a clean fresh smell. I would for sure ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Hotel Harrington
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
4 out of 5
0.9 km from Smithsonian Institution
£114
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
4.2/5Excellent! (5,972 reviews)

"It is just a first calls place.. Clean, convenient, great restaurant ,, nice rooms."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
4 out of 5
1.5 km from Smithsonian Institution
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£106
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
4.2/5Excellent! (3,915 reviews)

"Location of this property was excellent. 4 Blocks from the White House. Across the street is a restaurant offering breakfast. Large, impressive lobby. Staff was always friendly and courteous."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
Washington Court Hotel
4 out of 5
1 km from Smithsonian Institution
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£125
per night
Jan 25 - Jan 26
4.2/5Excellent! (2,515 reviews)

"Staff are very very friendly, especially those at the front desk. Clean hotel. Nice breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

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Smithsonian Institution is located in a historic area of Washington known for its notable monuments and top museums. The neighbourhood is home to 25 hotels and other accommodation options, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying near Smithsonian Institution

Take your pick of 89 hotels and other accommodation options within a mile of Smithsonian Institution, including these options:

  • Hamilton Hotel Washington DC: This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar. Our customers like its central location and comfortable rooms.
  • Grand Hyatt Washington: This 4-star hotel features 2 restaurants, free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness centre. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its overall value and quiet location.
  • POD DC: This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and a fitness centre. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its central location and helpful staff.

Things to see and do near Smithsonian Institution

After you've visited Smithsonian Institution, you can discover the sights and attractions within a few miles of the area.

Study the collections at National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History or Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. While you're exploring, swing by National Mall, Washington Monument and White House to learn a bit about the area. You can check out the local talent at Ford's Theater, National Theatre and Warner Theatre.

International Spy Museum and Capital One Arena are both worth a visit while you're out exploring. You might also stop by United States Capitol, located 0.7 mi from Smithsonian Institution, or Lincoln Memorial which is 1.2 mi away.

Getting to Smithsonian Institution

You can take advantage of metro transport at Waterfront Station, L'Enfant Plaza Station and Federal Center Station. If you'd like to explore around the area nearby, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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