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Family-Friendly Hotels in Sterling, Virginia

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Best Western Dulles Airport Inn
2.5 out of 5
45440 Holiday Drive, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£62
per night
25 Oct-26 Oct
4/5Very Good! (2,237 reviews)

"It was as I expected for the price I paid. A one night stopover before picking up our RV."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019

Best Western Dulles Airport Inn
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Washington Dulles International Airport, VA
3 out of 5
45620 Falke Plz, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£70
per night
15 Nov-16 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (1,760 reviews)

"Was clean and quiet. Stuff was very nice . Close to dulles airport"…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Washington Dulles International Airport, VA
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dulles Airport
3 out of 5
22595 Shaw Rd, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£78
per night
1 Nov-2 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (771 reviews)

"The rooms were very clean and exceptional. The staff was outstanding and even had a file of printed directions for various locations around the local area. This was one of the best week-long stays we have had at a hotel. We would highly recommend this hotel if your staying near Dulles Airport."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dulles Airport
Hampton Inn Dulles - Cascades
2.5 out of 5
46331 Mcclellan Way, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£62
per night
25 Oct-26 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (598 reviews)

"Room was clean, continental breakfast was good, hotel was quiet. No complaints."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2019

Hampton Inn Dulles - Cascades
Hampton Inn & Suites Washington-Dulles International Airport
2.5 out of 5
22700 Holiday Park Drive, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£78
per night
26 Oct-27 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (767 reviews)

"It fit the bill for what I was looking for. Decent hotel for the area."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

Hampton Inn & Suites Washington-Dulles International Airport
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott at Dulles Airport
2.5 out of 5
23000 Indian Creek Dr, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£82
per night
25 Oct-26 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (1,001 reviews)

"Very friendly and helpful staff. Nice selection for breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2019

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott at Dulles Airport
Hyatt Place Dulles Airport North
3 out of 5
21481 Ridgetop Cir, Sterling, VA
Free cancellation
£70
per night
26 Oct-27 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (1,516 reviews)

"Everything about my visit was pleasant and convenient."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Hyatt Place Dulles Airport North
HYATT house Sterling/Dulles Airport-North
3 out of 5
45520 Dulles Plz, Sterling, VA
Free cancellation
£71
per night
31 Oct-1 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,979 reviews)

"The gentleman at the front desk was friendly and professional."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

HYATT house Sterling/Dulles Airport-North
Suburban Extended Stay Wash. Dulles/Sterling
2 out of 5
45510 East Severn Way, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£47
per night
1 Nov-2 Nov
3.4/5Good! (328 reviews)

"He offered to upgrade us to a suite unfortunately it was smoking and none of us smoke but we appreciated the gesture. The room was just what we needed to rest comfortably. Location was great near the mall and many food options there to choose from. Very pleasing experience!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2019

Suburban Extended Stay Wash. Dulles/Sterling
Candlewood Suites Washington Dulles Sterling
2.5 out of 5
45520 Severn Way, Sterling, VA
Free cancellation
£60
per night
9 Nov-10 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (231 reviews)
Aaron at Dulles was the best

"Arron at the front desk was terrific, very helpful and friendly!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2019

Candlewood Suites Washington Dulles Sterling
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Sterling Dulles
2.5 out of 5
21123 Whitfield Place, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£62
per night
1 Nov-2 Nov
4/5Very Good! (423 reviews)

"It was a simple, cozy place. Perfect place to end the day."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Sterling Dulles
Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles International Airport
3 out of 5
45425 Holiday Drive, Sterling, VA
Free cancellation
£61
per night
2 Nov-3 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (570 reviews)

"I believe this property was recently remodeled, I like what they have done, I was only in overnight, I liked the furnishings in the room with king size bed, the room was well appointed and very nice. The cost was reasonable for the area. I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles International Airport
Courtyard by Marriott Dulles Town Center
3 out of 5
45500 Majestic Dr, Sterling, VA
Free cancellation
£90
per night
7 Nov-8 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (791 reviews)

"Easy to park, nice rooms, friendly staff, pleasant area."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2019

Courtyard by Marriott Dulles Town Center
Washington Dulles Airport Marriott
3.5 out of 5
45020 Aviation Dr, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£83
per night
2 Nov-3 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (1,355 reviews)

"The stay was ok. The comforter on the beds were probably requiring replacement according to my spouse."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Washington Dulles Airport Marriott
DoubleTree by Hilton Sterling - Dulles Airport
3.5 out of 5
21611 Atlantic Blvd, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£61
per night
25 Oct-26 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (666 reviews)

"Spacious room, very convenient to Dulles Airport, love the chocolate chip cookies they give each guest on arrival."…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Sterling - Dulles Airport
TownePlace Suites Marriott Dulles Airport
2.5 out of 5
22744 Holiday Park Dr, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£58
per night
2 Nov-3 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (151 reviews)

"I always like a place that has a full kitchen when I'm staying any extended amount of time because it allows me the opportunity to save money by cooking my own dinner.What i was disappointed in was due to problems with my flight i checked in extremely late & my check out was very early I'd hope to ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2019

TownePlace Suites Marriott Dulles Airport
Comfort Inn & Suites Airport Dulles-Gateway
2.5 out of 5
45515 Dulles Plz, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£60
per night
1 Nov-2 Nov
3.7/5Good! (1,053 reviews)

"Missed connection and needed last-second hotel—when in doubt I know I can always count on Comfort Inn and they did not disappoint."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

Comfort Inn & Suites Airport Dulles-Gateway
Extended Stay America Washington, DC - Sterling
2.5 out of 5
46001 Waterview Plz, Sterling, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£59
per night
1 Nov-2 Nov
3.2/5 (332 reviews)

"Was good for an overnight trip. The person above must have had a toddler a lot of running around early in the evening."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Extended Stay America Washington, DC - Sterling
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Where should we stay in Sterling?

The welcoming destination of Sterling is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The museums, sporting events and restaurants are just some of the things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), which is located 18.3 mi (29.4 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Sterling, you might want to consider one of the 21 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dulles Airport: Offers an indoor pool, free parking and free continental breakfast. Guests like the comfy beds and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

Candlewood Suites Washington Dulles Sterling – Offers in-room kitchens, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the comfy beds and clean rooms at this 2.5-star hotel.

Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles International Airport – Features an indoor pool, 2 restaurants and free parking. The clean rooms and breakfast options make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

When should we visit Sterling?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Sterling.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 30°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of -4°F
  • Driest months: January, February, December and October, with an average rainfall of 74 inches
  • Rainiest months: May, June, September and July, with an average rainfall of 102.50 inches

What should we see and do in Sterling?

While you and your family are holidaying in Sterling, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Dulles Sportsplex and Dulles Town Center. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Great Falls Park and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

Sterling is also known for its:
  • Shopping
  • Sports
  • Restaurants
  • Museums

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