Cheap Washington DC Vacations

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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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Washington Plaza Hotel

3 stars
3.9 / 5 639 reviews
A modern hotel with a landscaped outdoor pool, meeting space The Washington Plaza Hotel offers a convenient location between the White House and bustling Dupont Circle for both leisure and business travelers.  The hotel has a large, landscaped outdoor pool.  Guests appreciate the relaxed, casual ambience throughout the hotel. A number of restaurants are nearby, and the hotel has a restaurant and lounge for those who prefer to stay in for the night. Highlights Outdoor pool Fitness centerGarage parking RoomsEach of the 340 rooms and suites features modern decor, warm colors and sleek lines. Junior suites have a large guest room with sitting area. Relax in the room with a movie, room service from the No. Ten Restaurant, and high-speed Internet access (fees apply). Single, double, triple or quad occupancy rooms include coffee maker, iron and ironing board, alarm clock and hairdryer. FeaturesThe outdoor pool lures guests during the humid D.C. summer, with plenty of lounge chairs and poolside dining. Keep up your workout routine at the fitness center. Visit the hotel's full-service No. Ten Thomas Restaurant, where guests dine on American cuisine. Sit by the fireplace and enjoy a nightcap at The International, an on-site lounge. There is 12,000 square feet of meeting space with catering service and audio-visual equipment available. Transportation Farragut North Metro stop (0.4 miles)Regan National Airport (4 miles)Dulles International Airport (23 miles)Baltimore Washington International Airport (27 miles) Attractions The White House (0.6 mi/ 0.9 km)Dupont Circle (0.7 mi/ 1.1 km)The National Mall (1 mi/ 1.6 km)Washington Monument (1.1 mi/ 1.8 km)Georgetown (1.5 mi/ 2.5 km)United States Capitol (1.6 mi/ 2.6 km)World War II Memorial (1.7 mi/ 2 km)Library of Congress (1.9 mi/ 3.1 km)Lincoln Memorial (2 mi/ 2.4 km) Business 12,000 square feet of meeting spaceBusiness center Policies and feesThe hotel charges $25 USD per day plus 18% tax for Self parking and $30 USD per day plus 18% tax for Valet Parking.The outdoor pool will open on 24 May 2014.
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State Plaza Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1364 reviews
Free shoeshine close to the White House at stylish Washington hotelThe State Plaza Hotel is situated on a leafy street just a short stroll from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station. The hotel's location near the international and federal business districts makes it ideal for government or business guests. The spacious suites of the State Plaza Hotel have kitchens, desks, and high-speed internet. The helpful staff is always ready to advise guests about the hotel's services. The in-room spa services include facials and massages and there is also a fitness center on the premises. The F Street Bistro is an ideal venue for cocktails, dinner or lunch. For business guests, there is a 1,600 square foot meeting space consisting of three separate rooms, audiovisual equipment and tech support. For the leisure traveler, the hotel is close to national monuments, the White House, Georgetown University, the State Department, and Smithsonian Museums. Reasons to stay Ten minute walk to Foggy Bottom Metro Station Catering, secretarial and planning staff available Short walk to the World Bank, the National Academy of Sciences and the National Mall State Plaza Hotel RoomsThe generous suites at the State Plaza Hotel offer guests plenty of room to move and feature unassuming yet tasteful décor with a full selection of amenities. There are 239 well-furnished and spacious suites with fully fitted kitchens. There are eat-in kitchens in the 172 classic state room suites which have either a queen and a king bed, or two queen beds. The 17 junior suites feature sleeper sofas and sitting rooms, and the 41 plaza suites have a dining area, living room and kitchen. The plaza suites have one queen bed, one king bed or two queen beds, as well as a couch. Things to do nearby George Washington University (0.2 mi/0.4 km) National Academy of Sciences (0.3 mi/0.6 km) Corcoran Gallery of Art (0.3 mi/0.6 km) John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center (0.4 mi/0.7 km) Vietnam Veteran's Memorial (0.4 mi/0.7 km) National Mall (0.6 mi/0.9 km) Lincoln Memorial (0.6 mi/0.9 km) Georgetown (0.6 mi/0.9 km) World War II Memorial (0.6 mi/0.9 km) The White House (0.6 mi/0.9 km)
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Hotel Lombardy

3 stars
4.3 / 5 308 reviews
Foggy Bottom hotel with 1920s European elegance and modern amenitiesThe Hotel Lombardy was built in 1926 as an apartment building and retains its original character with 1920's decor and elegant interior design. Cafe Lombardy, a European-inspired bistro, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a children's menu. The Venetian Room Bar and Lounge charms guests with its cozy fireplace. Guests can indulge in a glass of wine or a cocktail and a bite to eat from the small plates menu. The hotel is between Georgetown and downtown D.C., and near George Washington University. Highlights Recognized as a Historic Hotel of America, with 1920s European decorThe Venetian Room Bar and Lounge serves wine and cocktails in an elegant setting with exquisite decor and fireplaceNear George Washington University Location The Hotel Lombardy is located on Pennsylvania Avenue in D.C.'s Foggy Bottom neighborhood and near George Washington University. The hotel is between Georgetown and downtown D.C., within walking distance of many museums and the White House. Rooms Rooms at the Hotel Lombardy have original art, Oriental rugs, chrome bathrooms, a stainless steel wet bar and luxury bedding. There are 20 suites with king bed and separate living room with a pull-out sofa bed. Features Cafe Lombardy serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and has a children's menu. The Venetian Room Bar and Lounge serves cocktails, wine and small plates. In-room spa services by Relax & Rejuvenate include massage, manicures, pedicures, facials, hair styling and make-up (fees apply). The on-site fitness room has cardio equipment. Guests receive complimentary passes to a nearby hotel pool during summer. High-speed Internet is complimentary. Valet parking is available (fees apply). Transportation Foggy Bottom Metro stop (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Regan National Airport (3.6 mi/ 5.8 km)Dulles International Airport (22 mi/ 36 km)Baltimore Washington International Airport (27 mi/ 44 km) Attractions Dupont Circle (0.5 mi/0.9 km)The White House (0.6 mi/1 km)Georgetown (0.8 mi/1.3 km)The National Mall (0.8 mi/ 1.3 km)Lincoln Memorial (0.8 mi/ 1.4 km) Washington Monument (1 mi/ 1.6 km)Smithsonian Institution (1.3 mi/ 2.2 km)United States Capitol (2 mi/ 3.3 km) Business Complimentary high-speed Internet1,500 square feet of meeting space
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Topaz, a Kimpton Hotel

3 stars
4.3 / 5 73 reviews
Stay just minutes away from Dupont Circle and D.C. attractionsTopaz, a Kimpton Hotel is an ideal choice for those looking for a modern and relaxed holiday experience. The location offers a compromise for those wishing to live among the 18th century buildings of Dupont Circle district, but have the easiest possible access to all the areas, monuments and buildings that make D.C. a leading tourist destination. To satisfy all tastes and needs, Topaz, a Kimpton Hotel offers an eclectic range of rooms, with some featuring in-room exercise facilities. As with many Kimpton group hotels, Topaz, a Kimpton Hotel is pet friendly, making it an ideal place to stay for those who would rather travel with their pets. For those who suffer from cat, dog or other animal allergies, pet-free rooms are readily available. For visiting business parties or events, 1,360 square feet of meeting space is available for bookings. 3 Reasons to Stay:Fashionable location, very near to historic district of Dupont Circle Design aimed for those looking for a calm and relaxing experience with the standard Kimpton comforts Pet friendly hotel, but has pet-free rooms for allergy sufferers Topaz, a Kimpton Hotel RoomsTopaz, a Kimpton Hotel features large rooms for traveling singles and couples, with 375 square feet of space to lounge in after a busy day exploring the exciting surrounds. Standard room features include high-speed wireless Internet access that is complimentary for all guests, morning coffee and tea, free evening wine tasting hour, and in-room spa service for unwinding without having to the room. In keeping with the hotel's relaxed vibe, each room has simple, yet luxurious, furnishings with light shades, plush beds and sofas. The Yoga and Energy rooms offer extra fitness facilities for those who wish to stay in shape in the comfort of their room. Queen rooms provide an extra bed, making them great for families or groups who wish to stay together. Things to Do:Dupont Circle (2 blocks) White House (0.7mi/1.1km) Jefferson Memorial (3.16mi/5.1km) Lincoln Memorial (1.8mi/2.9km) Policies and feesCheck in 3:00 pm Check out 12:00 pm
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Grand Hyatt Washington

4 stars
4.2 / 5 625 reviews
Upscale hotel for business or pleasure in the heart of DCLocated in DC's hip Penn quarter, the Grand Hyatt Washington is an elegant option for both business and leisure travelers. Five excellent restaurants and bars offer guests a host of dining options. A full-service fitness center and sauna, pool and steam rooms are onsite, and massage therapy and personal trainers are available. There is also a game room and dance floor in the Grand Slam Café, as well as two gift shops, a florist, on-site laundry, dry cleaning and a valet service. Grand Hyatt Washington is within walking distance of the Smithsonian Institution (including the National Museum of Natural History) and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Visitors can take a stroll through Georgetown and experience American history, explore the Eastern Market or embark on a tour of historic US memorials, monuments and museums. Reasons to stay Comprehensive Grand Hyatt Washington guest servicesYoga Away™, Grand Slam, fitness, spa US Capitol history, White House, memorials Metro access from the hotel lobbyLarge fitness club with indoor pool and spa services Grand Hyatt Washington roomsGuests staying at the Grand Hyatt Washington can choose from 888 rooms with city and atrium views, including suites, kings, doubles and queens. "Respire by Hyatt" hypo-allergenic hotel rooms are also available, which are designed for guests with allergy sensitivities. Visitors ease into soft, fresh hypo-allergenic sheets on delightful plush beds. Oversized desks with ergonomically correct Herman Miller chairs are in each room. Guests can enjoy TV and movies on 42-inch flat panel screens. High-speed wireless Internet is available (for a fee) within rooms or business facilities. An impressive marble bath with spa amenities offers a place to relax and unwind. In-room video checkout is available. Things to do nearby Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (0.2 mi/ 0.3 km)The Martin Luther King JR Memorial Library (0.2 mi/ 0.3 km)International Spy Museum (0.3 mi/ 0.5 km)White House and North Lawn Fountain (0.6 mi/ 0.9 km)United States Capitol Visitor Center (1.0 mi/ 1.6 km)National Museum of the American Indian and Constitution Gardens (1.4 mi/ 2.2 km)US Capitol Building and Smithsonian Institution (1.6 mi/ 2.5 km)Vietnam Memorial (1.7 mi/ 2.7 km)Eastern Market (2.6 mi/ 4.2 km)Georgetown (3.0 mi/ 4.8 km)
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Washington DC Wed, Sep 3 - Sun, Sep 7 $345
San Francisco Washington DC Sat, Sep 6 - Sat, Sep 13 $363
Chicago Washington DC Mon, Sep 15 - Thu, Sep 18 $105
Atlanta Washington DC Tue, Aug 19 - Sat, Aug 23 $125
Orlando Washington DC Fri, Sep 19 - Mon, Sep 29 $155
Boston Washington DC Wed, Aug 6 - Tue, Aug 12 $149
Seattle Washington DC Wed, Sep 3 - Mon, Sep 8 $300
Denver Washington DC Tue, Aug 19 - Tue, Aug 26 $245
Dallas Washington DC Wed, Aug 27 - Mon, Sep 1 $312
Fort Lauderdale Washington DC Tue, Sep 9 - Tue, Sep 23 $167
San Diego Washington DC Tue, Sep 16 - Tue, Sep 23 $339
Houston Washington DC Wed, Sep 17 - Mon, Sep 22 $287
Tampa Washington DC Thu, Sep 11 - Thu, Sep 18 $145
New York Washington DC Tue, Sep 2 - Wed, Sep 3 $189
Miami Washington DC Tue, Aug 5 - Wed, Aug 13 $241
Portland Washington DC Thu, Sep 4 - Tue, Sep 9 $364
Kansas City Washington DC Thu, Aug 28 - Mon, Sep 15 $242
Minneapolis Washington DC Sat, Sep 6 - Sat, Sep 13 $145
Las Vegas Washington DC Mon, Sep 15 - Mon, Sep 22 $255
Phoenix Washington DC Wed, Sep 3 - Sun, Sep 7 $338
San Juan Washington DC Mon, Sep 8 - Sat, Sep 20 $326
New Orleans Washington DC Wed, Aug 20 - Mon, Aug 25 $209
San Jose Washington DC Wed, Aug 27 - Tue, Sep 2 $363
Ontario Washington DC Sat, Sep 13 - Tue, Sep 23 $363
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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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