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Family-Friendly Hotels in Washington, District of Columbia

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Top Washington Family-Friendly Hotels

Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End
3 out of 5
2121 M St NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellation
The price is £108 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (799 reviews)

"Everything was excellent . We stay again. Love the area."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End
JW Marriott Washington DC
4 out of 5
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellation
The price is £167 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,203 reviews)

"The people who worked there were extremely friendly. The accommodations were very clean and enjoyable. Only ask I would have is to provide full size bottles of water, or provide extra small bottles. Got really thirsty in the middle of the night and the small bottle didn't solve the issue."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

JW Marriott Washington DC
Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
3 out of 5
400 E Street SW, Washington, DC
Free cancellation
The price is £157 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,943 reviews)

"Staff was very helpful. The room had a beautiful view. Couldn't of picked a nicer place."…"

Reviewed on 24 May 2020

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. – Convention Center
3.5 out of 5
900 10th St NW, Washington, DC
The price is £147 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,348 reviews)

"This was my first time staying in Washington DC and the best part about the trip was the hotel I stayed in. The embassy suites is a beautiful hotel, it’s convenient, and all of the staff were great especially Kara. I told her how I was out there celebrating my birthday and had sent a gift up to my ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. – Convention Center
Avenue Suites
3.5 out of 5
2500 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC
The price is £116 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,073 reviews)
Best place I've stayed in dc

"Omggggggg. This location was awsome. I had a great experience and wish I could use it for my trip later this month but its not available"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Avenue Suites
Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol
3 out of 5
333 E St Sw, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £134 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,105 reviews)

"The breakfast staff were very nice and helpful. The concierge was helpful as well helping us navigate to the tourist sites.."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol
Grand Hyatt Washington
4 out of 5
1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellation
The price is £133 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (6,403 reviews)

"Location was excellent - easy access to many sites. Parking garage was easy to find and use, and staff was very helpful when my ticket was damaged."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Grand Hyatt Washington
Omni Shoreham Hotel
4 out of 5
2500 Calvert St Nw, Washington, DC
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4.4/5Excellent! (5,024 reviews)

"Fantastic hotel... rooms extremely clean and comfortable. Pool area excellent. Highly recommend this hotel"…"

Reviewed on 23 Apr 2020

Omni Shoreham Hotel
Cambria Hotel Washington, D.C. Convention Center
3 out of 5
899 O Street NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellation
The price is £102 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,652 reviews)
loved it

"great stay! Try out sundevich down the street for some of the best sandwiches ever."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Cambria Hotel Washington, D.C. Convention Center
Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Georgetown
3.5 out of 5
1250 22nd St NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £129 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,142 reviews)

"Love the interior and the atrium is beautiful. Visit was during the pandemic so the amenities were closed. Still a nice stay. Very clean hotel. Would love to come back when things get back to normal!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Apr 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Georgetown
Hampton Inn Washington-Downtown-Convention Center, DC
2.5 out of 5
901 6th St Nw, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £133 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,266 reviews)

"Awesome staff. Very accommodating. Clean hotel, comfortable beds. Great breakfast!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

Hampton Inn Washington-Downtown-Convention Center, DC
Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House
3 out of 5
1522 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
The price is £149 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,305 reviews)

"Nice room, comfortable bed, just curtains was not moving when I tried to open them"…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House
The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
4 out of 5
2100 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC
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4.3/5Excellent! (3,703 reviews)

"It was pretty nice. Me and my husband went around 4 hours early and we couldn’t checkin but they took our luggage so we could walk around. It was close to restaurants so that makes everything easy for us. Good location. I would definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on 24 May 2020

The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
3 out of 5
550 C St SW, Washington, DC
Free cancellation
The price is £100 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (5,420 reviews)

"Close to the museums. Clean, convenient. Close to the National Harbor via car."…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr 2020

Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol
3 out of 5
33 New York Avenue NE, Washington, DC
Free cancellation
The price is £129 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,994 reviews)

"Friendly staff, wonderful view in the room. Overall the room was nice an the followed my directions that I wanted to be on a high floor."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol
Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
3 out of 5
800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC
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4/5Very Good! (2,111 reviews)

"Overall okay. Quiet neighbor and dormitory style rooms."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
Capitol Skyline
3.5 out of 5
10 'I' Street SW, Washington, DC
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3.9/5Good! (1,739 reviews)

"Liked everything. It aeemed like the hotel was redone recently. Need to make the shower pressure better"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Capitol Skyline
Hotel Harrington
3 out of 5
436 11th Street NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £83 per night
3.4/5 (2,745 reviews)

"Everything was close by especially the museums. Nice staff"…"

Reviewed on 7 Apr 2020

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Where should we stay in Washington?

The historic destination of Washington is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The entertainment, museums and parks are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is the closest airport, or College Park, MD (CGS), which is located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city centre. Washington offers 479 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Avenue Suites: Offers a restaurant, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort at this 3.5-star hotel.

Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol – Features an indoor pool, in-room kitchens and free buffet breakfast. The overall comfort and quiet location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and laundry facilities. Guests like the central location at this 3-star hotel.

Embassy Suites Hotel Tysons Corner – Features an indoor pool, free breakfast and child-friendly meals. The overall comfort and central location make this 3.5-star hotel popular with guests.

Hyatt Place Washington DC/US Capitol – Offers an outdoor pool, free breakfast and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

When should we visit Washington?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to plan when to grab the children and head to Washington.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 31°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of -1°F
  • Driest months: February, January, August and December, with an average rainfall of 72.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: May, June, July and September, with an average rainfall of 96.50 inches

What should we see and do in Washington?

While you and your family are holidaying in Washington, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Ford's Theater and Capital One Arena. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as White House, United States Capitol and Washington Monument.

Washington is also well-known for its:
  • Monuments
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Parks
  • Historical sites
  • Theatre
  • Entertainment
  • Flowers
  • University life
  • Restaurants

Getting around Washington

Washington has transport options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. Nearby metro stations include 7th St. Convention Center Station, Gallery Place Chinatown Station and Center Station. If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Washington Union Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's Washington like for family-friendly holidays?
If you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of Washington is a good choice. The entertainment, museums and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is the closest airport, or Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), which is located 27 mi (43.4 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel for families in Washington?
Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other choices for your family trip include Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Georgetown and Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House.
What's the seasonal weather like in Washington?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 24°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Washington is 1009 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Washington?
While you are visiting Washington, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as International Spy Museum and Capital One Arena. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as White House, National Mall and National Museum of Natural History.
What's the best way for us to get around Washington?
You can access metro transport at 7th St. Convention Center Station, Gallery Place Chinatown Station and Center Station. If you’d like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to explore more sights.

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