Top 10 Hotels in Washington DC

10. Dupont Circle Hotel

MAP   SITE   (202) 483-6000

Kicking off the Top Ten DC hotels is a posh, international hotel with sister facilities in London and Dublin. Located a stone’s throw from national landmarks and housing a farm-to-table restaurant, the hotel boasts a social oasis in the city’s center. The sleek guest rooms feature heated marble floors in the bathrooms and complimentary in-room drinks are provided. Just don’t have too many in-room drinks and not leave your room (or do, the rooms are gorgeous). Check in 3 PM, check out 12 PM. 

9. Hotel Lombardy

MAP   SITE   (202) 828-2600

A peaceful gem, Hotel Lombardy is located in the 18th-century neighborhood affectionately known as “Foggy Bottom.” Don’t be fooled by the questionable name—this riverside Top 10 DC district is an activity hub for the capital that gets more than just the local frogs hoppin’. A fireplace-lit bistro restaurant shares the building with Hotel Lombardy, constructed in 1926, and provides a romantic scene overlooking a quaint park. Don’t miss this historic treasure! Check in 3 PM, check out 12 PM. 

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8. Donovan House

MAP   SITE   (202) 737-1200

Heads up posh travelers! This fabulous Top 10 DC hotel is an ultramodern traveling haven you won’t want to miss. With a rooftop pool, a trendy Asian restaurant, and in-room spa services, you won’t even know where to begin your relaxation. Plus, each room comes with a complimentary yoga mat! Get your Savasana on with style in one of the 193 sleek guest rooms or 17 spacious suites.  Check in 3 PM, check out 12 PM. 

7. Loews Madison Hotel

MAP   SITE   (202) 862-1600

With a fresh, upscale interior and a central location, this capital classic was a natural contender for Top 10 DC hotels. The Loews Madison offers 356 guest rooms, including 27 luxury suites, and don’t forget the Rural Society Argentine steakhouse located on the ground floor! Located a mere 2 miles from the Lincoln Memorial, be sure to say howdy to ol’ Abe while you’re there. Check in 4 PM, check out 12 PM. 

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6. The River Inn

MAP   SITE   (202) 337-7600

Looking for an ultra-relaxing stay while in D.C.? This all-suite sanctuary offers rooms with separate living rooms and full kitchens. Centrally located and a mere metro ride away from all major attractions, The River Inn combines a quaint, heart-warming atmosphere with the luxuries of an upscale hotel. You can even ride one of their Priority Bicycles to Canal Park! Just make sure you’re not two-tired to ride home. Check in 3 PM, check out 12 PM. 

5. The Graham

MAP   SITE   (202) 337-0900

If you’re looking for a chic, trendy stay in the nation’s capital, The Graham Georgetown may be right up your alley. Catering to the “cultured traveler,” this boutique-y gem is located 1 minute from Canal Park and boasts a rooftop patio and a farm-to-table restaurant. Offering 57 unique rooms with private terraces and decks, The Graham is a luxurious Top 10 DC get-away from city life, but close enough for you to party hard when you’re feeling it. Check in 3 PM, check out 12 PM. 

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4. The Hay-Adams

MAP   SITE   (202) 638-6600

Easily earning a spot on our Top 10 DC hotels is none other than The Hay-Adams hotel—an elegant luxury hotel overlooking the White House grounds. Residing in a 1928 Italian-Renaissance style building, The Hay-Adams combines excellent service with unbeatable accommodations. Upon booking you can choose the view from your room; if you choose the White House, you might even be able to wave to the president while you sip on your complimentary espresso (or at least wave at the White House). Check in 3 PM, check out 12 PM. 

3. W Washington DC

MAP   SITE   (202) 661-2400

Attention travelers: come and “cross the party lines” at this swanky D.C. hotspot! Feel like relaxing? Visit the in-house Bliss Spa and melt away your worries. Feel like partying? Head up to the rooftop social scene and enjoy signature cocktails and DJ beats. Feel like sightseeing? You’re only blocks from the White House and the Washington Monument. With a little bit of everything, W Washington D.C. provides an artsy modern flare in a historical setting. Check in 3 PM, check out 12 PM. 

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2. Kimpton Rouge Hotel

MAP   SITE   (202) 232-8000

Get ready for a unique stay, travelers! Dramatically decorated and cloaked in a red color scheme, Kimpton Rouge Hotel emits an entrancing vibe. A perfect place for families, this luxurious hotel offers alcove rooms with bunk beds and Xbox 360s for your mini-travelers. Your stay comes with interesting perks—including an on-demand pet goldfish. Seriously. Plus, this Top 10 DC hotel offers a complimentary wine hour daily. Sip on wine with your newfound animal friend and take a break from your capital travels! Check in 3 PM, check out 12 PM. 

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1. The Jefferson

MAP   SITE   (202) 448-2300

Earning the number one spot is The Jefferson, a beautiful, renowned hotel housed in a beaux arts building. This Top 10 DC hotel emits an aura of sophistication: offering spa facilities, a fine-dining restaurant, and 24-hour butler service. A charming breakfast and lunch café resides under a breath-taking skylight—a slice of heaven in the nation’s capital. The Jefferson displays a private collection of original art and historical documents throughout its enchanting corridors, providing a fascinating experience for curious travelers. Check in 4 PM, check out 12 PM. 

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