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Most Popular Booked Washington Hotels

Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf $136
Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf

Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf

725 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC
     
    4.8
    of 5, from 24 reviews
    3.5 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 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. There's a seasonal outdoor pool on site, and laundry facilities and free newspapers are also offered.

    Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center $69
    Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center

    Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center

    627 H Street NW, Washington, DC
       
      4.5
      of 5, from 20 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.

      The Embassy Row Hotel $129
      The Embassy Row Hotel

      The Embassy Row Hotel

      2015 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC
         
        4.3
        of 5, from 14 reviews
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        This hotel features a 24-hour fitness center and a rooftop terrace. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, express check-out, and valet parking. Self parking, a terrace, and WiFi in public areas are also offered.

        The Watergate Hotel $224
        The Watergate Hotel

        The Watergate Hotel

        2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC
           
          4.2
          of 5, from 20 reviews
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          A full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an indoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Make the most of the fitness center and a rooftop terrace, and relax with drinks at one of the 3 bars/lounges.

          Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End $98
          Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End

          Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End

          2121 M St NW, Washington, DC
             
            4.2
            of 5, from 6 reviews
            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 5 conference rooms, 24-hour business center, and valet parking. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and free perks like buffet breakfast and WiFi in public areas.

            The Westin Washington National Harbor $135
            The Westin Washington National Harbor

            The Westin Washington National Harbor

            171 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD
               
              4.1
              of 5, from 17 reviews
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. There's a 24-hour fitness center on site, and laundry facilities and concierge services are also offered.

              Courtyard by Marriott Arlington Crystal City/Reagan National $64
              Courtyard by Marriott Arlington Crystal City/Reagan National

              Courtyard by Marriott Arlington Crystal City/Reagan National

              2899 Richmond Highway, Arlington, VA
                 
                3.9
                of 5, from 28 reviews
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 8 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking, express check-in, and express check-out are also offered.

                Hyatt Place National Harbor $116
                Hyatt Place National Harbor

                Hyatt Place National Harbor

                123 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill, MD
                   
                  3.5
                  of 5, from 2 reviews
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  This hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Self parking, a computer station, and luggage storage are also offered.

                  Washington Activities

                  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.