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George Washington University is located in a historic area of Washington known for its notable monuments and top museums. The neighborhood is home to 22 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near George Washington University

Choose from 167 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of George Washington University, including these picks:

  • Hamilton Hotel Washington DC: This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. Our customers like its central location and comfortable rooms.
  • The Wink Hotel: This 4-star hotel features 2 restaurants, free WiFi, and a fitness center. Our customers like its central location and comfortable rooms.
  • The Watergate Hotel: This 5-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an indoor pool. Our customers like its beach locale and comfortable rooms.

Things to See and Do Near George Washington University

After you've visited George Washington University, you can explore everything there is to see and do within a couple miles of the area.

You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, or International Spy Museum. White House, Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument are well-known local landmarks worth a visit. You can check out the local talent at National Theatre, Warner Theatre, and Ford's Theater.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you can plan a visit to Kennedy Center and National Mall. Capital One Arena is also located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from George Washington University, and Georgetown University is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) away.

Traveling around George Washington University

Head over to Foggy Bottom Station to catch metro transit. If you'd like to explore farther outside of the area, you may want a car rental for your journey.

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Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around George Washington University?
George Washington University is located in a historic area of Washington known for its notable monuments and top museums. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 209 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near George Washington University?
Adjacent to George Washington University, One Washington Circle Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options within a short distance include Yours Truly DC and Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near George Washington University, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals near George Washington University.
What can I see and do near George Washington University?
Study the collections at National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, or International Spy Museum. Explore landmarks like Vietnam Veterans Memorial, White House, and Lincoln Memorial. You can check out the local talent at Kennedy Center, National Theatre, and Warner Theatre.
How can I get to George Washington University?
Make your way to Foggy Bottom Station for metro transit. If you’d like to venture around the area nearby, consider renting a car to take in more sights.