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Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
5 out of 5
0.6 km from Smithsonian Castle
The price is CA $391 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)

"Awesome hotel. Deserving of 5 stars and would love to stay again. Beautiful lobby, beautiful rooms, and excellent service. Especially love the live piano and harps!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 21, 2020

Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
Trump International Hotel Washington DC
5 out of 5
0.6 km from Smithsonian Castle
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $533 per night
4.9/5Exceptional! (992 reviews)

"It is a Beautiful Hotel very close to the white house"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 3, 2020

Trump International Hotel Washington DC
Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
3 out of 5
0.4 km from Smithsonian Castle
Free cancellation
The price is CA $160 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (5,422 reviews)

"Close to the museums. Clean, convenient. Close to the National Harbor via car."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 15, 2020

Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf
4 out of 5
1.2 km from Smithsonian Castle
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $242 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (534 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable stay, lovedddd the bathroom and the view with big pretty windows."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 2, 2020

Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf
Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center
3 out of 5
1.7 km from Smithsonian Castle
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $135 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (509 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Unfortunately due to COVID19 and civil unrest, many amenities were not available."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 4, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center
Willard InterContinental Washington
5 out of 5
0.8 km from Smithsonian Castle
Free cancellation
The price is CA $255 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (990 reviews)

"Excellent experience! Special mention of the baby sitting service and the donuts at the cafe!"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 24, 2020

Willard InterContinental Washington
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
4.5 out of 5
1.1 km from Smithsonian Castle
Free cancellation
The price is CA $191 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (788 reviews)

"friendly staffs , great location , accessible to everything ,clean with a great view"…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
3 out of 5
0.7 km from Smithsonian Castle
Free cancellation
The price is CA $228 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,367 reviews)

"Staff was very helpful. The room had a beautiful view. Couldn't of picked a nicer place."…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
Grand Hyatt Washington
4 out of 5
1.2 km from Smithsonian Castle
Free cancellation
The price is CA $165 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (6,409 reviews)

"Some of the pieces of the wall was coming off ..no microwave.."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 2, 2020

Grand Hyatt Washington
Hotel Harrington
3 out of 5
0.8 km from Smithsonian Castle
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $120 per night
3.4/5 (2,751 reviews)

"Everything was close by especially the museums. Nice staff"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 7, 2020

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Smithsonian Castle is located in a historic area of Washington known for its notable monuments and top museums. The neighborhood is home to 23 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near Smithsonian Castle

You can choose from 91 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Smithsonian Castle, including these options:

  • 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.
  • Grand Hyatt Washington: This 4-star hotel features 2 restaurants, free WiFi, and a 24-hour fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and quiet location.
  • POD DC: This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its central location and helpful staff.

Things to See and Do Near Smithsonian Castle

While you're in town visiting Smithsonian Castle, you can discover everything there is to see and do within just a few miles of the area.

Study the collections at National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History, or National Air and Space Museum. Explore notable local landmarks like National Mall, Washington Monument, and White House. You can watch performances at Ford's Theater, National Theatre, and Warner Theatre if you're interested in local theater.

International Spy Museum, Capital One Arena, and United States Capitol are a few additional nearby sights. Spend some time checking out Lincoln Memorial, which is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Smithsonian Castle, or make a stop by George Washington University, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away.

Traveling around Smithsonian Castle

You can access metro transit at Waterfront Station, L'Enfant Plaza Station, and Federal Center Station. If you'd like to explore around the surrounding area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Smithsonian Castle?
Smithsonian Castle 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 189 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay near Smithsonian Castle?
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4.5-star hotel offers a marina and a full-service spa. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Smithsonian Castle. Other good choices within a short distance include Hamilton Hotel Washington DC and Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Smithsonian Castle, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available near Smithsonian Castle.
What can I see and do near Smithsonian Castle?
You’ll want to browse the collections at National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History, and Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Sights like Washington Monument, White House, and Lincoln Memorial are must-sees while exploring the area. You can watch performances at Kennedy Center, Ford’s Theater, and National Theatre if you’re interested in local theater.
How can I get to Smithsonian Castle?
Walk to nearby metro stations like Waterfront Station, L’Enfant Plaza Station, and Federal Center Station. If you’d like to explore farther outside of the area, you may want a car rental for your journey.

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