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Washington, D.C. is unique among U.S. cities. Not only is it the nation’s capital, but also a vibrant metropolis home to diverse neighborhoods, fantastic restaurants, and the U Street Corridor’s lively nightlife. Architecture buffs will find a seemingly endless array of monuments and notable buildings from Capitol Hill to Foggy Bottom, and styles range from Gothic to Modern. Those looking for Washington, D.C. vacations on a budget can enjoy free admission to more museums than can fit in one day’s itinerary. Must-sees include the White House, the National Air and Space Museum, and the Washington Monument/Lincoln Memorial.

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Days Inn Washington DC/Connecticut Avenue

2 stars
3.4 / 5 124 reviews
Affordable rooms in upper Northwest D.C. one block from the Metro The Days Inn Connecticut Avenue is in upper Northwest D.C., just a block from the Van Ness Metro station. Hop on the train for easy access to downtown D.C. and all the major tourist attractions. The comfortable hotel was remodeled in 2009 and offers complimentary high-speed Internet in all rooms. The hotel has been awarded Five Sunbursts, the highest rating awarded by the Days Inn Hotel chain. The on-site Tesoro Restaurant is a neighborhood staple serving an impressive menu of Italian cuisine. A number of other restaurants are within walking distance. Highlights Complimentary high-speed Internet throughout the hotelOne block from Van Ness Metro stationOn-site Italian restaurant Location Days Inn Connecticut Avenue is located in upper northwest D.C., one block from the Van Ness Metro station and four miles south of I-495. Rooms The six-floor building has all interior corridors. Spacious rooms at Days Inn Connecticut Avenue have cheery yellow walls, Serta Perfect Sleeper mattresses and triple sheeting. Dark wood furniture adds a touch of class. Business rooms have a microwave, refrigerator, iPod docking station and large desk area. High-speed Internet at Days Inn Connecticut Avenue is complimentary. Features The on-site Tesoro Restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Dishes include homemade fettuccini with shrimp, scallop and crab meat in a rose cream sauce. The Days Inn Connecticut Avenue is steps away from Gold's Gym, a spa and a salon. Enjoy a complimentary USA Today on weekdays. Connecting rooms and cribs are available upon request when available. On-site parking is available (fees apply). Transportation Van Ness Metro stop (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Regan National Airport (6.8 mi/11 km)Dulles International Airport (21 mi/34 km)Baltimore Washington International Airport (26 mi/42 km) Attractions Rock Creek Park (0.7 mi/1.2 km)National Zoo (1.3 mi/2.1 km)Friendship Heights shops and restaurants (1.3 mi/2.2 km)American University (1.3 mi/2.2 km)Georgetown (2.8 mi/4.5 km)Dupont Circle (2.8 mi/4.5 km)The White House (3.7 mi/6 km)The National Mall (4.2 mi/6.7 km)Washington Monument (4.3 mi/6.9 km)Smithsonian Institution (4.5 mi/7.3 km) Business Business center Complimentary high-speed InternetMeeting space Policies and fees Parking is an additional charge of $20 plus tax per night with in/out privileges. The Days Inn Connecticut Avenue is 100 percent smoke-free.An in-room safe is $1.50 per night.
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Club Quarters in Washington DC

3 stars
4.0 / 5 191 reviews
Elegant hotel located close to many Washington DC attractionsClub Quarters Washington DC is only two blocks away from the White House and a short walk to other popular Washington DC attractions and areas of historical interest. Guests enjoy many features such as complimentary newspapers and magazines. Club Quarters Washington DC guests can also enjoy games and high-speed Internet access. The onsite restaurant offers a wide choice of meals with a casual bistro atmosphere. 3 Reasons To Stay:Located close to popular attractions and historic buildingsFree high-speed Internet available in all guest roomsBeautifully decorated guest rooms with modern amenities Club Quarters Washington DC Hotel RoomsThere is a choice of a variety of rooms and suites at the Club Quarters Washington DC hotel. Each has a queen-sized bed, and larger suites include a rollaway bed for additional space. Select rooms at the Club Quarters Washington DC hotel have tea and coffee making facilities while arger rooms and suites have kitchenettes including a microwave and refrigerator, ideal for those who prefer to prepare their own snacks. All rooms have a direct line telephone, complimentary Internet access, hair-dryer and iPod docking station. Cable or satellite television is available in each room at the Club Quarters Washington DC hotel with pay-per-view movies for entertainment. Things to Do:Madame Tussauds Washington DC (0.5 mi/0.8 km)The White House (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Vietnam Veterans Memorial (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Lincoln Memorial (0.5 mi/0.8 km)St Matthew's Cathedral (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Kennedy Center for Performing Arts (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Tudor Place (1.4 mi/2.3 km)DC Trails (1.5 mi/2.4 km)Open Top Sightseeing DC (1.6 mi/2.5 km) Policies and feesClub Quarters affiliates with Central Parking located on 18th Street between K and L Streets. The cost is $15 for 24 hours with validated parking ticket
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The Dupont Circle Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 304 reviews
Dupont Circle hotel offers chic spaces and approachable bistro fareDowntown style permeates The Dupont Circle Hotel, where a multi-million dollar renovation transformed the hotel from top to bottom. Fresh, vibrant and cosmopolitan, The Dupont Circle Hotel caters to guests in modern rooms and suites, the French-inspired Cafe Dupont, 24-hour concierge services and meeting and event facilities that set the bar very high. European-style boulevards and America's most coveted national landmarks are all within walking distance. The hotel is completely non-smoking. HighlightsCentral location close to many attractions, restaurants and shopsChic guest rooms with flat-panel TVs and iPod docking stations24-hour fitness center Rooms Superior and deluxe guest rooms at The Dupont Circle Hotel don't skimp on style and comfort -- look for luxury linens, heated bathroom tiles, plantation shutters and ergonomic Eames-style seating. Grand deluxe rooms offer even more space to unwind, while studio suites offer upgraded amenities and exclusive access to the Level 9 lounge. DiningCafe Dupont at The Dupont Circle Hotel draws on French themes to create a specialized menu utilizing fresh, organic produce from neighborhood markets. Enjoy a meal in the stylish dining room or the outdoor patio that showcases Dupont Circle. An original brunch choice is steamed mussels with chorizo cream. Bar Dupont revels in a seductive atmosphere, where the Dupont cosmo is a great starter before indulging in a prosciutto and brie baguette with fries dressed in truffle aioli. TransportationDupont Circle Metro Station (Across the street)Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (4.2 mi/6.8 km)Washington Dulles International Airport (21.9 mi/35.3 km) AttractionsThe Phillips Collection (0.2 mi/0.4 km)The White House (1 mi/1.6 km)Walter E. Washington Convention Center (1.2 mi/1.9 km)National Mall (1.5 mi/2.4 km)Capitol Hill (2.3 mi/3.7 km) Business24-hour business center Free Wi-Fi Internet access throughout the hotel9,000 square feet of function spaceSweeping views at The Heights at Level Nine Policies and feesThe hotel pet policy only allows dogs 30 pounds and under to stay free of charge.
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Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters

4 stars
3.7 / 5 426 reviews
Spacious suites and a rooftop bar with city views near Dupont Circle The Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters is an urban hotel located near Dupont Circle and the Metro. The on-site rooftop Beacon Sky Bar offers panoramic view of the city and attracts both locals and guests. Rich colors throughout the hotel evoke a modern vibe. Rooms and suites come in a variety of shapes and sizes, some with kitchens and dining tables. The distinct turret suites offer panoramic views. Highlights The on-site Beacon Sky Bar -- a rooftop bar with stunning panoramic views of the cityComplimentary access to a nearby health club with Olympic-size pool and racquetball courtsMetro, restaurants and D.C. attractions within walking distance Location Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters is a few blocks from Dupont Circle and a Metro station. The hotel is located in downtown D.C., close to restaurants and attractions. RoomsRich wood, earthy tones, and natural light fill the 199 rooms on nine floors at the Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters. Rooms have flat-screen televisions, comfortable work stations, and high-speed Internet (fees apply). Corporate quarters and one-bedroom suites have kitchens with marble floors and mahogany cabinets. Ambassador suites have a dining table and spacious work area. The eight deluxe turret suites at Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters are round rooms with panoramic vistas.   Features A small fitness center on site has cardio equipment and weights. The Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters offers complimentary access to a health club across the street with an Olympic-size pool, racquetball and squash courts, weights and cardio equipment. Massage therapists provide spa services in the hotel's massage and therapy rooms (fees apply). The Beacon Bar & Grill serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and a weekend brunch. The Beacon Sky Bar is a rooftop bar with food, drink and stunning views of the city. Transportation Farragut North Metro stop (0.2 mi/0.4 km)Regan National Airport (3.9 mi/6.4 km)Dulles International Airport (23 mi/37 km)Baltimore Washington International Airport (27 mi/44 km) Attractions Dupont Circle (0.3 mi/0.5 km)The White House (0.6 mi/1 km)The National Mall (1 mi/1.7 km)Georgetown (1.1 mi/1.9 km)Washington Monument (1.2 mi/1.9 km)United States Capitol (1.8 mi/3 km) Business 24-hour business center High-speed Internet10,000 square feet of meeting spaceAudiovisual equipment and support Policies and FeesThe following fees will apply effective 01 Jan 2015: Internet access, $12 USD per day plus local tax; local calls, $1.15 USD plus local tax; and parking, $39 USD per day plus 18% city tax. Parking includes in/out service. Garage height is 6 feet, and restrictions may apply for some SUV's.
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Washington Court Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 470 reviews
A chic, conveniently located D.C. hotel with views of the U.S. Capitol.The glass entrance opens into a grand lobby filled with rich red and maroon hues, dark wood and natural light. The hotel is two blocks from Union Station's shopping, dining and transportation, three blocks from the U.S. Capitol, and a 10-minute walk from the National Mall. Rooms feature trendy decor, an ergonomic workspace, Italian marble bathrooms, and views of the Capitol, the Washington skyline, or the hotel's glass atrium. Stop by the hotel's Federal City Bar to grab a drink and some tasty bar fare or head to Bistro 525 for a more formal meal. HighlightsLocated near Union Station, the U.S. Capitol and the National MallViews of the U.S. Capitol from many roomsMore than 18,000 square feet of function spaceHigh-speed Internet (costs $10.99 USD per 24 hours) Location The hotel is conveniently located between downtown D.C. and Capitol Hill. It is steps from Union Station shopping, dining, Metro and Amtrak. The U.S. Capitol is three blocks away. All rooms have high-speed Internet (fees apply). Rooms Spacious, chic rooms and suites have views of the U.S. Capitol, the Washington skyline or the hotel's glass atrium. An ergonomic chair and desk, along with high-speed Internet access (fees apply) provide guests with a healthy workspace. Modern art, LCD televisions, modern furniture and marble bathrooms contribute to the comfortable and stylish accommodations. Business travelers appreciate the two-line phones and daily newspapers. Features The location near downtown D.C. and tourist attractions draws business and leisure travelers. Guests appreciate the large spaces and natural lighting not always found in the city. Play a game of billiards at the on-site Federal City Bar, the perfect spot to go for happy hour and pub fare. Bistro 525 offers breakfast, lunch and dinner in a more formal setting. The fitness center has plenty of cardio equipment and weights. Transportation Union Station Metro and Train (9 minutes walking)Reagan National Airport (15 minutes)Dulles Washington International Airport (45 minutes) Attractions Union Station (0.3 mi/ 0.48 km)U.S. Capitol (0.4 mi/ 0.64 km)National Building Museum (0.4 mi/ 0.64 km)Verizon Center (0.5 mi/ 0.8 km)Newseum (.5 mi/ 0.8 km)U.S. Botanical Garden (.6 mi/ 0.97 km)International Spy Museum (0.7 mi/ 1.13 km) Business Business center (fees apply)More than 18,000 square feet of business spaceUp-to-date audiovisual equipment Two-line phones
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Washington DC Wed, Mar 4 - Mon, Mar 9 $266
San Francisco Washington DC Mon, Mar 16 - Mon, Mar 23 $290
Chicago Washington DC Wed, Mar 18 - Sat, Mar 21 $115
Atlanta Washington DC Wed, Feb 18 - Mon, Feb 23 $138
Orlando Washington DC Thu, Mar 12 - Thu, Mar 19 $159
Boston Washington DC Mon, Feb 23 - Tue, Feb 24 $137
Seattle Washington DC Fri, Feb 20 - Wed, Feb 25 $258
Denver Washington DC Tue, Mar 10 - Mon, Mar 16 $205
Dallas Washington DC Sat, Mar 14 - Sun, Mar 22 $177
Fort Lauderdale Washington DC Mon, Feb 2 - Tue, Feb 3 $152
San Diego Washington DC Fri, Feb 27 - Tue, Mar 3 $325
Houston Washington DC Tue, Feb 24 - Mon, Mar 2 $309
Tampa Washington DC Fri, Feb 20 - Mon, Mar 2 $160
New York Washington DC Mon, Feb 23 - Tue, Feb 24 $134
Miami Washington DC Thu, Feb 26 - Thu, Mar 5 $132
Portland Washington DC Tue, Feb 24 - Wed, Mar 4 $274
Kansas City Washington DC Tue, Mar 31 - Tue, Apr 7 $247
Minneapolis Washington DC Tue, Mar 17 - Wed, Mar 18 $322
Las Vegas Washington DC Wed, Mar 18 - Wed, Mar 25 $180
Phoenix Washington DC Wed, Feb 25 - Sat, Feb 28 $274
San Juan Washington DC Fri, Feb 27 - Sun, Mar 8 $323
New Orleans Washington DC Tue, Mar 10 - Tue, Mar 17 $219
San Jose Washington DC Thu, Mar 5 - Wed, Mar 11 $415
Ontario Washington DC Sun, Feb 15 - Tue, Feb 24 $307
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Insider tips for Washington DC travel

  • Eastern Market

    Go to the Eastern Market on the weekend for the fabulous flea market and its wealth of local arts and crafts.

  • C&O Canal

    The C&O Canal is the best place for go for a trail run, bike, or stroll for active tourists on Washington, D.C. vacations.

  • Darnell's Bar

    Enjoy a fun night out at Darnell's Bar on Florida Avenue, where music, drinks, and a great atmosphere are the standard.

  • Cocova

    Chocolate-lovers find bliss at Cocova, a classy shop whose signature truffles are simply scrumptious.

  • No Ten Circle

    Sample the delicious offerings at No Ten Circle, where fried and perfectly seasoned duck is a recommended specialty.

Washington DC highlights

  • Georgetown neighborhood

    The historic Georgetown neighborhood features exclusive relaxation at day spas such as Hela Spa.

  • Calle Florida

    Sightseeing tours of D.C.'s monuments and memorials are the easiest way to cover the essentials..

  • White House

    The White House is one of the world's most famous houses of government and a cannot-miss stop on Washington DC vacation itineraries..

  • National Mall

    The park at the National Mall is the site of concerts, festivals, and popular recreational activities year-round.

  • National Zoo

    The free-admission National Zoo boasts animals and reptiles from all over the globe, including the world-famous giant pandas Mei and Tai.

  • Potomac River

    Cruises along the Potomac River provide views of famous landmarks on both sides of the water.

  • Dupont Circle

    Dupont Circle is one of DC's trendiest areas and features excellent galleries, shops, restaurant, and bars. Try some immigrant-style Greek or Turkish dishes here.

  • The Observation Deck

    The Observation Deck of the Washington Monument offers breathtaking views of the surrounding area..

  • National Air and Space Museum

    The National Air and Space Museum is among the most popular museums in the U.S. and is a key stop during your Washington, D.C. travel..

  • Washington National Cathedral

    The Washington National Cathedral is the sixth-largest of its kind in the world and took 83 years to complete.

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