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Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020
Smithsonian Institution 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 Institution
Choose from 91 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Smithsonian Institution, 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 Institution
After you've visited Smithsonian Institution, you can discover the sights and attractions within 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. While you're exploring, swing by National Mall, Washington Monument, and White House to learn a bit about the area. You can check out the local talent at Ford's Theater, National Theatre, and Warner Theatre.
International Spy Museum and Capital One Arena are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. You might also stop by United States Capitol, located 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Smithsonian Institution, or Lincoln Memorial which is 1.2 mi (2 km) away.
Traveling around Smithsonian Institution
You can take advantage of metro transit at Waterfront Station, L'Enfant Plaza Station, and Federal Center Station. If you'd like to explore around the area nearby, you may want to rent a car for your trip.