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 / 5 437 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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Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters

4 stars
3.7 / 5 392 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: Internet access, $12.00 USD per day plus local tax; local calls, $1.10 USD plus local tax; and parking, $37 USD per day plus 18% tax.
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State Plaza Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 839 reviews
Modern apartment style living and walking distance to all the area attractions. The State Plaza is a distinctive hotel of uncompromising service and convenience. Each of the 225 suites has been thoughtfully appointed with kitchen, executive writing desk, complimentary high speed internet and lighted dressing table. The State Plaza is located in fashionable Foggy Bottom, the hub of the federal and international business district.
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Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 70 reviews
Dupont Circle hotel provides plenty of red-hot reasons to fall in loveThere's no shortage of drama at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, where the name only hints at the scarlet fever inside. Guest rooms and common areas at this ultra-hip Washington, D.C. hotel sizzle with red floors, red walls and Bar Rouge, the hottest spot in the neighborhood. Choose from a host of room options at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, from  450-square-foot deluxe rooms to bunk bed suites perfect for families or groups of friends. All feature black-and-white graphic art, chrome accessories and floor-to-ceiling red upholstered headboards.  HighlightsHosted wine hour each evening in the lobby living roomFitness center and in-room spa servicesPet-friendly amenitiesCentral Washington D.C. location near the White House, Smithsonian Museums, National Mall, Washington Monument RoomsRouge, a Kimpton Hotel delivers style in spades, but there's more to this boutique hotel near Dupont Circle. Look for 37-inch HDTVs with premium cable channels, fully stocked mini-bars (fees apply), down comforters, plush robes, private voicemail and room service. Pets aren't just welcome -- they're given loads of love and attention: Pet treats, feeding bowls, a mat, bottled water, a bed, pick-up bags and a list of pet sitters and doggie daycare facilities…all provided at no additional charge. FeaturesTurn up the heat with an in-room massage or body treatment delivered with Kerstin Florian organic body and skin care products. Inquire with the concierge to arrange for treatments - the revitalizing hot stone massage might be especially appropriate.  DiningThe motto at Bar Rouge is "eating sexy since 2002," and it's easy to see why. The space is awash in top-to-bottom crimson and furnished with metal tables and black cube ottomans that pop against the background of primary color. Behind the marble bar, a flat-panel monitor displays a series of pastoral scenes, paired with thumping electronica. There are plenty of dinner options at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, but the red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting are the biggest temptations. TransportationFarragut North Metro Station (0.4 mi/0.6 km)Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (4.1 mi/6.6 km)Washington Dulles International Airport (22.3 mi/36 km) AttractionsDupont Circle (0.4 mi/0.6 km)The White House (0.7 mi/1.2 km)Walter E. Washington Convention Center (0.8 mi/1.3 km)National Mall (1.3 mi/2 km) Business24-hour business center1,300 square feet of function spaceCatering provided by Bar Rouge
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Washington Court Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 446 reviews
The Washington Court Hotel is a 4-star luxury hotel located in the heart of Capitol Hill. In January 2009, all guest rooms, lobby and meeting space were remodeled. The hotel is only three blocks to the US Capitol Building and two blocks from historic Union Station where you will find an impressive variety of shopping, dining, entertainment and transportation. The hotel's meeting space, lobby, restaurant, bar and guestrooms have all been remodeled in 2009. Each of the elegantly appointed rooms are newly designed and overlook either the US Capitol Building, Washington skyline or the hotel's glass Atrium, feature an oversized marble bath, comfortable working area with high speed internet access and two-line phones, small sitting area and LCD TV. Guests enjoy exquisite cuisine and an expansive wine list in Bistro 525 which also provides room service. Guests unwind in the Federal City Bar where you can enjoy billiards and your favorite cocktail. The hotel features over 18,000 sq. feet of meeting and banquet space, an expansive atrium lobby, business center, gift shop, full service concierge desk and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Superlative service and a location second to none make the Washington Court Hotel the perfect place for business or leisure. Secure parking in a garage with valet service is available.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Washington DC Tue, Nov 11 - Wed, Nov 12 $311
San Francisco Washington DC Sat, Nov 15 - Thu, Nov 27 $342
Chicago Washington DC Wed, Dec 10 - Fri, Dec 12 $105
Atlanta Washington DC Tue, Nov 18 - Fri, Dec 5 $105
Orlando Washington DC Wed, Nov 12 - Sun, Nov 16 $145
Boston Washington DC Tue, Dec 2 - Tue, Dec 9 $147
Seattle Washington DC Wed, Nov 5 - Wed, Nov 12 $265
Denver Washington DC Wed, Oct 29 - Sat, Nov 15 $205
Dallas Washington DC Fri, Nov 14 - Wed, Nov 19 $157
Fort Lauderdale Washington DC Tue, Dec 9 - Tue, Dec 16 $117
San Diego Washington DC Fri, Nov 14 - Tue, Nov 18 $332
Houston Washington DC Thu, Nov 13 - Fri, Nov 14 $334
Tampa Washington DC Mon, Dec 15 - Tue, Dec 16 $89
New York Washington DC Fri, Dec 19 - Mon, Dec 29 $190
Miami Washington DC Tue, Nov 25 - Tue, Dec 2 $207
Portland Washington DC Wed, Oct 29 - Tue, Nov 4 $333
Kansas City Washington DC Tue, Nov 18 - Wed, Nov 19 $247
Minneapolis Washington DC Sun, Oct 26 - Wed, Oct 29 $145
Las Vegas Washington DC Mon, Nov 24 - Fri, Nov 28 $225
Phoenix Washington DC Thu, Dec 4 - Sat, Dec 13 $318
San Juan Washington DC Thu, Nov 20 - Wed, Dec 3 $381
New Orleans Washington DC Sun, Nov 23 - Fri, Nov 28 $377
San Jose Washington DC Mon, Nov 3 - Thu, Nov 13 $328
Ontario Washington DC Mon, Oct 27 - Tue, Oct 28 $692
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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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