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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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Hotel Lombardy

3 stars
4.3 / 5 197 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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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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One Washington Circle Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 224 reviews
All-suite luxury hotel between Georgetown and the White House Cool colors and modern furniture give an air of sophistication to this hotel. This all-suite hotel is between Georgetown and the White House. The location near major D.C. attractions and businesses is convenient for business and leisure travelers. The Metro is steps away from the hotel. One Washington Circle prides itself on its spacious suites, many with kitchenettes, balconies and pull-out sofas. The on-site restaurant, Circle Bistro, serves French food with a twist. Location The hotel is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and K Street, between Georgetown and the White House. It is two blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro station and within walking distance to many D.C. attractions. Rooms The all-suite hotel provides plenty of space for the vacationer visiting D.C. Nearly every suite has a kitchenette and many have pull-out sofas. Nintendo video game consoles and CD players are in all rooms. Complimentary high-speed Internet (fees apply) is available. The executive suite has a gourmet kitchen and balcony. Features Guests can work out in the fitness center or take a swim in the seasonal outdoor pool. A complimentary Washington Post is delivered to each room daily. The on-site Circle Bistro serves creative French food, and the Circle Lounge offers a place for guests to relax and enjoy a glass of wine. Valet parking is available (fees apply). Transportation Dulles International Airport (22 mi/ 36 km)Baltimore Washington International Airport (27 mi/ 44 km) Attractions Dupont Circle (0.5 mi/ 0.9 km)Georgetown (0.5 mi/ 0.9 km)The Phillips Collection (0.5 mi/ 0.9 km)The White House (0.8 mi/ 1.3 km)The National Mall (1.1 mi/ 1.7 km)The Washington Monument (1.2 mi/ 2 km)The National Zoo (1.8 mi/ 2.9 km)United States Capitol (2.2 mi/ 3.6 km) Business Business center with copy and fax serviceComplimentary high-speed Internet 3,500 square feet of meeting/event space Policies and feesDaily valet parking is $40 (plus tax) per day.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Washington DC Wed, Mar 4 - Sun, Mar 8 $262
San Francisco Washington DC Mon, Mar 23 - Mon, Mar 30 $290
Chicago Washington DC Sat, Feb 21 - Wed, Feb 25 $105
Atlanta Washington DC Tue, Feb 10 - Sun, Feb 15 $108
Orlando Washington DC Tue, Feb 3 - Sun, Feb 8 $112
Boston Washington DC Sat, Feb 21 - Wed, Feb 25 $155
Seattle Washington DC Tue, Mar 17 - Tue, Mar 31 $257
Denver Washington DC Tue, Mar 10 - Mon, Mar 16 $205
Dallas Washington DC Mon, Mar 2 - Mon, Mar 16 $177
Fort Lauderdale Washington DC Mon, Feb 2 - Tue, Feb 3 $152
San Diego Washington DC Tue, Mar 17 - Tue, Mar 24 $326
Houston Washington DC Mon, Mar 23 - Mon, Mar 30 $309
Tampa Washington DC Fri, Feb 13 - Fri, Feb 20 $138
New York Washington DC Wed, Feb 25 - Thu, Feb 26 $128
Miami Washington DC Thu, Mar 12 - Thu, Mar 19 $78
Portland Washington DC Tue, Feb 24 - Wed, Feb 25 $274
Kansas City Washington DC Tue, Mar 17 - Wed, Mar 18 $247
Minneapolis Washington DC Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Mar 31 $300
Las Vegas Washington DC Wed, Mar 18 - Wed, Mar 25 $158
Phoenix Washington DC Wed, Feb 25 - Sat, Feb 28 $274
San Juan Washington DC Sun, Mar 22 - Mon, Apr 6 $297
New Orleans Washington DC Sat, Feb 14 - Wed, Feb 18 $218
San Jose Washington DC Fri, Mar 20 - Tue, Mar 31 $417
Ontario Washington DC Wed, Feb 18 - Mon, Feb 23 $311
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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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