Best Hotels in DC on a Budget
Just because you’re on a budget, doesn’t mean you can’t see the nation’s capital. Whether you’re an out-of-towner or a local just looking to get away for a little while, Washington D.C. has many hotel options that meet your budgetary needs. Book your stay through a discount travel website or contact the hotel for more information.
Grand Hyatt Washington
Price: $119 per night
For a truly resort-like experience, book a stay at the Grand Hyatt Washington. The hotel features six restaurants and lounges including a Starbucks, cafe, bistro and bar all within the front lobby area. Work out in the hotel’s own health club, go for a swim in the indoor pool or relax in the steam room. Allergy sufferers will appreciate the fact that each room features an air purification system and hypo-allergenic bedding, carpet and upholstery. Other hotel room amenities include a 42-inch TV, coffee maker, spa toiletries, climate control and more. Hotel services include dry cleaning, valet, laundry and a full-service business center.
St. Gregory Luxury Hotel and Suites
Price: $108 per night
Located within minutes of the White House, the Smithsonian museums, Kennedy Center and Metro, the St. Gregory Luxury Hotel and Suites is perfect for anyone whose mission is to see the sights of the city. The hotel provides deluxe, studio and one bedroom suites. All rooms come with two TVs, large picture windows, a refrigerator, coffee maker and daily turndown service. Other hotel amenities include an on-site fitness center, complimentary daily newspaper and shoe shine, laundry service, ADA-compliant rooms, concierge service and an on-site bar and grill. Book through the hotel and enjoy special discounted vacation packages.
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The Normandy Hotel NW
Price: $129 per night
From the smell of freshly-baked cookies to a cozy conservatory featuring complimentary tea and coffee, a haven of books and other reading materials plus complimentary daily indulgences, like wine and cheese, the Normandy hotel is a true home away from home experience. Each room features individually designed bedrooms, cable TV, a coffee maker and complimentary high speed Internet access. Enjoy breakfast on the outdoor patio, indulge in a cocktail or relax in front of a roaring fire. The hotel is located near many popular DC attractions including the Kennedy Center, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Ford’s Theatre, the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and much more.
Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Price: $108 per night
Enjoy live entertainment, easy access to dozens of area attractions, sites and governmental agencies and deluxe accommodations at the Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol. Each room features both soft and firm pillows, triple-sheeted beds, a 32-inch high definition television, high speed internet access and much more. Work out on the on-site fitness facility, enjoy the indoor pool or grab a bite to eat at one of four on-site restaurants and lounges. Book a summertime trip and see the magnificent views from the rooftop pool. The hotel even provides live jazz entertainment on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Other services include housekeeping, dry clean pick-up, concierge services and kids eat free discount deals.
Washington Court Hotel
This newly remodeled hotel features a chic, contemporary design, ergonomic work desks and much more. Each room includes Italian marble bathrooms with oversized bathtubs, an LCD TV, in-room high speed internet, complimentary morning newspaper and gorgeous views of the U.S. Capitol, DC skyline or the inner atrium of the hotel. The hotel features both a bistro and a bar, fitness and business center, daily turndown service upon request and a concierge desk. The hotel is located within driving distance of many popular DC attractions including the US Botanical Gardens, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, Newseum, International Spy Museum and the Verizon Center.
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