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Embassy Suites by Hilton Tysons Corner
3.5 out of 5
8517 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $75 per night
27.38 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (2,092 reviews)

"The staff was very nice and professional. Very clean during the pandemic"…"

Reviewed on May 16, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tysons Corner
Hilton Springfield
3.5 out of 5
6550 Loisdale Rd, Springfield, VA
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The price is $84 per night
29.29 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,248 reviews)

"Nice nice nice nice nice nice nice nice Nice nice nice nice nice nice nice nice"…"

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Hilton Springfield
Hyatt Regency Dulles
4 out of 5
2300 Dulles Corner Blvd, Herndon, VA
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The price is $89 per night
19.68 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (2,016 reviews)

"great service and staff in spite of short staff during the pandemic."…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

Hyatt Regency Dulles
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Manassas
2.5 out of 5
10610 Automotive Drive, Manassas, VA
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The price is $56 per night
10.98 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (1,036 reviews)

"I work away from home. Its affordable to stay all week and closectovwork. Nice placec to rest my head after a long day. The staff are wonderful people. They are alway very curious and helpful. Great attitudes!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Manassas
Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South
2.5 out of 5
5821 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $80 per night
35.62 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,650 reviews)

"The space of the room and comfortability of the bed"…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South
Hyatt Place Fredericksburg at Mary Washington
3 out of 5
1241 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA
Free Cancellation
The price is $109 per night
36.06 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (776 reviews)

"Upon entering the property it was clear that cleanliness is a priority. The attendants who checked us in and out were extremely pleasant. We would recommend this Hyatt Place to family and friends For sure."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Hyatt Place Fredericksburg at Mary Washington
Hyatt Regency Reston
4 out of 5
1800 Presidents St, Reston, VA
Free Cancellation
The price is $79 per night
22.62 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,314 reviews)

"They charge for coffee in the lobby. I could stay at a Motel 6 and get free coffee in the lobby."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Hyatt Regency Reston
Hyatt Place Dulles Airport North
3 out of 5
21481 Ridgetop Cir, Sterling, VA
Free Cancellation
The price is $74 per night
23.38 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,586 reviews)

"Everybody is friendly, efficiently, and profesional. The manager is a wonderful person. Beyond the excellent."…"

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Hyatt Place Dulles Airport North
Hyatt House Falls Church/Merrifield
3 out of 5
8296 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA
Free Cancellation
The price is $109 per night
26.91 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,410 reviews)

"The staff was very nice and friendly. Also, the hotel was clean, and the room was big."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Hyatt House Falls Church/Merrifield
Hyatt Place Dulles Airport - South
3 out of 5
4994 Westone Plaza, Chantilly, VA
Free Cancellation
The price is $79 per night
15.61 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,750 reviews)

"Very friendly staff. Daily cleaning service included. Above average facility."…"

Reviewed on May 3, 2020

Hyatt Place Dulles Airport - South
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Visiting Northern Virginia

History buffs will enjoy exploring Northern Virginia, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, live music scene, and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its restaurants, theaters, and cafés. Top sights in the city include Manassas National Battlefield Park, National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and Reston Town Center.

  • There are 550 hotels and other accommodations in Northern Virginia
  • The closest major airport is in Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional), 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), 18.3 mi (29.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Northern Virginia

Known for its museums, live music, and theaters, the city's cultural venues include National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. Families come for attractions such as Splash Down Water Park, Ashburn Ice House, and Dinosaur Land. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like George Washington's Mount Vernon, Sully Historic Site, and Ratcliffe-Allison House and Pozer Garden.

In Northern Virginia, you'll find 550 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. Here are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Red Fox Inn & Tavern - With a stay at this 4-star inn, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and breakfast.
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Dulles Airport At Dulles 28 Centre - Our customers like the helpful staff and proximity to shopping at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen.
  • Suites at 249 - This 2-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour fitness center. Expedia customers like its proximity to shopping and room size.

Other favorite sights in Northern Virginia include Manassas National Battlefield Park, Reston Town Center, and Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Getting Around Northern Virginia

With so many transportation options, exploring Northern Virginia is simple. Walk to nearby metro stations like Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station, Vienna Station, and Dunn Loring Merrifield Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from Manassas Station, Burke Centre Station, or Culpeper Station.

Dressing for Northern Virginia

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 62°F and the nighttime average to be 22°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 85°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • July through September averages 87°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 74°F during the day and 24°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Northern Virginia is 38.91 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 85°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 24°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Northern Virginia?
The Manor at Airmont is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend Residence Inn by Marriott Dulles Airport At Dulles 28 Centre and The Red Fox Inn & Tavern as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Northern Virginia, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view top deals in Northern Virginia.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Northern Virginia?
To find more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Northern Virginia, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Northern Virginia?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 Winchester, VA is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Alexandria West/Mark Center and Extended Stay America -Washington DC-Falls Church-Merrifield.
What's the best hotel for families in Northern Virginia?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Fredericksburg, VA is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and free breakfast. Other good options for your family trip include Wingate by Wyndham Springfield and SpringHill Suites by Marriott Potomac Mills Woodbridge. Attractions like Splash Down Water Park and Ashburn Ice House are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Northern Virginia?
Celebration Retreat is a favorite 5-star vacation home for couples, and features spa services and free WiFi. Another good option for a romantic stay is The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Northern Virginia?
Clarion Inn & Conference Center is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and in-room kitchenettes for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Travelodge by Wyndham Winchester and Aloft Dulles Airport North.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Northern Virginia?
The Manor at Airmont is a top 3-star hotel for a beach vacation, and features an indoor pool and free buffet breakfast. Other good options for your beach trip include Hyatt Place Fredericksburg at Mary Washington and Red Roof Inn Winchester, VA. To enjoy some time by the water, head to West Beach or Beaver Landing.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Northern Virginia?
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner is a 4.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Northern Virginia?
Hyatt House Falls Church/Merrifield is a favorite 3-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar. The George Washington Hotel, A Wyndham Grand Hotel and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Winchester are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Northern Virginia?
Days Inn by Wyndham Manassas is a hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Hyatt Place Dulles Airport - South and Holiday Inn & Suites Front Royal Blue Ridge Shadows. Visit Reston National Golf Course, TopGolf Alexandria, or Brambleton Regional Park Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.
What's the best accommodation in Northern Virginia to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The George Washington Hotel, A Wyndham Grand Hotel is a top 3.5-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers a full-service spa. A couple of other options near historic sites include Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South and Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. Also notable landmarks to visit include George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Sully Historic Site, and Ratcliffe-Allison House and Pozer Garden.

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