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Trump International Hotel Washington DC
5 out of 5
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC
The price is CA $785 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
4.9/5Exceptional! (992 reviews)

"The property itself is outstanding! Rooms are beautiful and well appointed as are the common areas. Only complaint was service in the common dining area, which is in the lobby now, was not good. It was difficult to get a tableAnd the service staff was slow and at times inattentive. We stayed there ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 29, 2020

Trump International Hotel Washington DC
Willard InterContinental Washington
5 out of 5
1401 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC
Free cancellation
The price is CA $262 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
4.7/5Exceptional! (972 reviews)

"Great hotel, great location. All COVID procedures followed."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Willard InterContinental Washington
Morrison Clark Hotel
4 out of 5
1011 L Street NW, Washington, DC
The price is CA $142 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,056 reviews)

"This hotel is in a great location. We easily walked to all the main attractions. The front desk staff are very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed seeing the same faces everyday. The rooms are beautiful and clean. The bed was so comfy! The only critique we had was housekeeping. We understand people ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 7, 2020

Morrison Clark Hotel

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State Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2116 E Street NW, Washington, DC
The price is CA $131 per night from Nov 20 to Nov 21
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,015 reviews)

"First time being there wit my friend and we both enjoyed ourselves for days we spent n hotel and around the dc area ill be glad to come again"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 12, 2020

State Plaza Hotel
Phoenix Park Hotel
3.5 out of 5
520 N Capitol St NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $111 per night from Nov 20 to Nov 21
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,216 reviews)

"Great Location. Friendly Staff. Very comfortable beds!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Phoenix Park Hotel
The River Inn
3.5 out of 5
924 25th St NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $124 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.6/5Wonderful! (991 reviews)

"The staff knew our names and our special visit reason for DC, allowed us a later checkout to accommodate our appointment time and cheered for us when we got a “yes” from immigration! We will never forget them."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 14, 2020

The River Inn
The Watergate Hotel
5 out of 5
2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $272 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,309 reviews)

"Very good stay good location nice staff clean and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2020

The Watergate Hotel
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $165 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 25
4.4/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"Amazing Stay , Will do it again in a heartbeat. Love the History and the State!! Love My President too Trump 2020"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 27, 2020

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
Hotel Lombardy
4 out of 5
2019 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC
The price is CA $118 per night from Nov 20 to Nov 21
4.4/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"Wonderful place and stay! Clean, safe and lovely!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

Hotel Lombardy
The Henley Park Hotel
4 out of 5
926 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC
The price is CA $131 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 20
4.4/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"The staff was friendly and the room was very clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

The Henley Park Hotel
Churchill Hotel Near Embassy Row
3.5 out of 5
1914 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $118 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"nice room"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

Churchill Hotel Near Embassy Row
Omni Shoreham Hotel
4 out of 5
2500 Calvert St Nw, Washington, DC
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,751 reviews)

"Fantastic hotel... rooms extremely clean and comfortable. Pool area excellent. Highly recommend this hotel"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 23, 2020

Omni Shoreham Hotel
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall
3 out of 5
550 C St SW, Washington, DC
Free cancellation
The price is CA $131 per night from Nov 20 to Nov 21
4.3/5Excellent! (2,010 reviews)

"This is a typical big city feel, with numerous homeless around the hotel. It is very convenient and we with took a scooter or Uber."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2020

Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall
The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
4 out of 5
2100 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC
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4.3/5Excellent! (2,240 reviews)

"It was pretty nice. Me and my husband went around 4 hours early and we couldn’t checkin but they took our luggage so we could walk around. It was close to restaurants so that makes everything easy for us. Good location. I would definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC
4.5 out of 5
700 F St Nw, Washington, DC
The price is CA $194 per night from Nov 14 to Nov 15
4.2/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Close to so many restaurants! The rooms were very clean and the staff was nothing but friendly! Will definitely be staying again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown
3 out of 5
815 14th St NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $122 per night from Nov 20 to Nov 21
4.2/5Excellent! (971 reviews)

"Clean, professional and friendly staff, central location"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown
Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
4 out of 5
1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $136 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
4.2/5Excellent! (2,895 reviews)

"Due to Covid, restaurant is closed. The best part of the stay is the location and friendliness of the staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2020

Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
Hotel Harrington
3 out of 5
436 11th Street NW, Washington, DC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $118 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
3.4/5Good! (1,965 reviews)

"Fast and easy. Guy was friendly and all I did was show my ID."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2020

Hotel Harrington
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Guide to Washington Historic Hotels

When you take a Washington trip out of town, it is easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You know that your rooms will have all the much-needed conveniences. However, staying in an in a more distinguished hotel can elevate your trip. Staying in a Washington historic hotel still accommodates you with a well-appointed room and one with loads of character. Furthermore, it provides you the chance to immerse yourself in Washington's history.

Grab Your Place in History

When you pass through your Washington hotel's doors, you'll be transported to a previous era. With their Victorian-style $[location.name} hotels and locations infused with a colourful history, you'll love the look and feel of these truly unique accommodations. While these hotels may be older, they have many of the modern amenities that allow you to relax or keep in touch on your stay. You will find rooms outfitted with a cosy bed, and about everything else you may need for a marvellous getaway.

Once you've checked out the hotel's grounds, you can tour the prominent landmarks and art galleries to take in more of the region's culture. If you want to learn about Washington's history then you have come to the right place. Washington has 71 historical sites and landmarks inearby. After visiting places like Mary Ann Shadd Cary House, Decatur House, and Zalmon Richards House you'll be able to write your own book on Washington. Oh, and don't forget to squeeze in a visit to Lafayette Square Historic District. Looking for more things to do in Washington? You can find what fellow visitors found worth exploring in Expedia's review section. You'll find 24349 recommendations on great places to grab a bite, more sights to see, and what they enjoyed most during their stay.

Reserve a Washington Historic Hotel Today

Washington has 2417 vintage hotels that maintain the feel and look of another era. Some of these hotels are where important writers stayed. You're certain to find a hotel possessing all the in-room amenities as well as the price you wish for. If you desire to stay in one of these vintage hotels, book soon, or you may miss out on one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Washington?
Washington and its significant historical sites draw tourists so be sure to visit the notable monuments, especially if you’re a history buff. Be sure to check out the array of shops and acclaimed theater scene while you’re here. You can also discover the area’s fascinating museums.
What's the best hotel in Washington to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C. is a top 4-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and pillowtop beds. Dupont Circle is a short walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Omni Shoreham Hotel and Hotel Harrington.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Washington?
In Washington, there are 1812 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 290 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Washington?
Washington is notable for its monuments and landmarks like White House, Smithsonian Castle, and Dupont Circle. Known for its museums and art, cultural venues include National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History, and Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Other popular sights include National Mall and Capital One Arena.
What is a historic hotel like in Washington?
Guests who choose historic hotels have the opportunity to stay in a building that has been recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of castles, palaces, grand homes or even old police stations, pubs, lodges or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Washington typically retain authentic elements like traditional architecture and period features within the guestrooms or public spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
The two are similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the physical building and architecture. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in Washington have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Guests should expect the popular amenities from a contemporary hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, and free and fast Internet. In Washington, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you will stay in a place that’s rundown or uncomfortable for guests.

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