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Where to stay in Downtown Washington D.C.

What's Downtown Washington D.C. Like?

Downtown Washington D.C. is notable for its museums. Travelers like this walkable neighborhood for its art scene. Take in some culture at top places like Ford's Theater and International Spy Museum. Walter E. Washington Convention Center and Capital One Arena are a couple of popular sights sure to leave an impression.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Downtown Washington D.C.?

We have 213 accommodations in the neighborhood. Here are our travelers' favorite places to stay in Downtown Washington D.C.:

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

Luxury hotel with 2 bars, spa
  • • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Sauna • Fitness center • Central location

Eaton DC

Luxury hotel with restaurant, 24-hour health club
  • • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Café • Central location

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

4-star hotel with 4 restaurants, 4 bars
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • Café • Terrace • Central location

Willard InterContinental Washington

Luxury hotel with spa, restaurant
  • • Fitness center • Café • Terrace • Walkable location

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse at The Mayflower, Washington DC

City-center hotel with restaurant
  • • Free WiFi • Central location

How to Get to Downtown Washington D.C.

Downtown Washington D.C. is located 0.3 mi (0.6 km) from the heart of Washington.

Flying to:

  • • Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from Downtown Washington D.C.
  • • Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), 27.2 mi (43.9 km) from Downtown Washington D.C.
  • • Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), 22.8 mi (36.7 km) from Downtown Washington D.C.

Getting to Downtown Washington D.C. on Metro

Stations in the neighborhood include:
  • • McPherson Sq. Station
  • • Center Station
  • • Gallery Place Chinatown Station

Things to See and Do in and around Downtown Washington D.C.

What to See in Downtown Washington D.C.

  • • Walter E. Washington Convention Center
  • • Capital One Arena
  • • CityCenterDC
  • • National Archives
  • • Lafayette Square

Things to Do in Downtown Washington D.C.

  • • Ford's Theater
  • • International Spy Museum
  • • National Museum of Natural History
  • • Washington D.C. Madame Tussauds
  • • Warner Theatre

Other Popular Downtown Washington D.C. Attractions

  • • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • • National Theatre
  • • National Portrait Gallery
  • • Newseum
  • • National Gallery of Art

When Is the Best Time to Visit Washington?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 87°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 30°F)
  • • Rainiest months: May, June, July, September (average 3.80 inches of rainfall)

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