Luxury Retreat in the Heart of the Nation: Stays in Washington D.C.

As the capital of the U.S., Washington D.C. is a famous travel destination for politics, art, and culture enthusiasts. The city features a number of great hotels that will make your stay even more memorable. Treat yourself, and have a look at these hotels.


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Hyatt Regency D.C.

When staying at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, you will be in a contemporary, modern environment with amenities including childcare, free Wi-Fi, a pool, and fitness center to keep fit while away from home. Hungry? Check out Article One - American Grill restaurant on-site. Capitol Hill, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum are nearby; many eateries are in the surrounding area. Rates start as low as $160, and rooms are spacious, light, and come with bath products.

Ritz Carlton D.C.

Being a true classic, The Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C. is standing out due to its world-class service, luxury interior and spacious, high-quality rooms and furniture. They even allows pets. Due to the aforementioned amenities and perks, average room rates are $500 per night — but watch out for special deals. Sauna, spa treatments, bar, and lounge — what else could you possibly want to fully unwind? You are not far from Jefferson and Washington Monument, as well as Georgetown Waterfront.

W D.C.

Urban, hip, with a touch of classic elements, the W Washington D.C. is the place for a more contemporary, upscale feel. Cutting-edge design and a convenient location make this a favorite place to stay — if your bank account will allow it. Prices start around $410, so expect nothing but the best. Perks include free parking, a fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and a gorgeous view over the city from the rooftop terrace. You are just minutes away from the White House, National Mall, and other famous sights. After a day of roaming around, treat yourself at the Bliss Spa.

Omni Shoreham

The Omni Shoreham Hotel not only stands out because of its exterior, but also because of its stunning interior. Stainless steel, granite-topped bars, marble bathrooms, warm colors, and high-quality furniture — this place will make you feel special. Expect outstanding service, a kitchenette, a pool, as well as fitness center. Wander around the beautiful garden and take advantage of 24-hour dining. This hotel is located in one of the best neighborhoods in D.C. The zoo is only minutes away, and so is Rock Creek Park. A metro station is close by. Rates can start around $200.


The Hay-Adams claims to be a home away from home, although this top service accommodation might not be your usual home. Elegant, light rooms, held in warm, natural colors with a touch of gold set the right environment to unwind; high-quality furniture and bedding allow a high level of comfort and so does the overall intimate atmosphere. It’s a historic hotel in an even better location, with views on the White House, and Lafayette Park. With average room rates of $570 per night, this is, however, the most expensive hotel on this list. But you can’t go wrong with complimentary sedan service, right?

This piece was written in association with Hipmunk to bring you selected hotels for any budget, all around the U.S.