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Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf
4 out of 5
0.7 mi from Smithsonian Castle
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $161 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.6/5Wonderful! (560 reviews)

"Uniquely located on the DC Wharf with great restaurants, walking, outdoor activities, including water taxis to Alexandria, National Harbor and Georgetown.. Modern hotel with a nautical motif. Exceedingly pleasant and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall
3 out of 5
0.3 mi from Smithsonian Castle
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The price is $99 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
4.3/5Excellent! (2,037 reviews)

"Good location, staff very helpful, clean and pleasant weekend stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall
Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center
3 out of 5
1 mi from Smithsonian Castle
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $82 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.4/5Wonderful! (575 reviews)

"I liked my check in. I did not like the breakfast or the wait time. I was very disappointed that the shuttle to the airport was not available and no taxis were avsilable outside. It took me nesrly one hour. To get a taxi to the airport."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center

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InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
4.5 out of 5
0.7 mi from Smithsonian Castle
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The price is $237 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
4.5/5Wonderful! (848 reviews)

"Our Stay at the InterContintental was great ! Rooms were clean and water views of the harbor fantastic.It was conviently located to all restaurants and venues . The staff was friendly and accommodating to your needs even gave us an early check in . Yes I’d certainly go back again 😊"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf
Grand Hyatt Washington
4 out of 5
0.7 mi from Smithsonian Castle
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The price is $129 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
4.4/5Excellent! (2,026 reviews)

"Excellent, clean, friendly, great grab and go breakfast!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Grand Hyatt Washington
Willard InterContinental Washington
5 out of 5
0.5 mi from Smithsonian Castle
Free Cancellation
The price is $189 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
4.7/5Exceptional! (964 reviews)

"The room was very clean and this is in a great location, with a terrific cafe serving great espresso and fresh French pastries on site to enjoy your morning next to the White House."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Willard InterContinental Washington
Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf
3.5 out of 5
0.7 mi from Smithsonian Castle
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The price is $139 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,608 reviews)

"Excellent location, friendly staff, comfortable and clean room. Only disappointment was their complimentary breakfast being a blueberry muffin and fruit cup."…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf
Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
3 out of 5
0.4 mi from Smithsonian Castle
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The price is $101 per night from Sep 24 to Sep 25
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,208 reviews)

"Location is very close to the city. Room and bathroom were both very clean."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
4 out of 5
0.6 mi from Smithsonian Castle
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,853 reviews)

"Friendly staff, convenient location. Very good. Very good"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
5 out of 5
0.8 mi from Smithsonian Castle
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $159 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,319 reviews)

"The staff was so friendly and helpful. I can’t wait to stay again!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
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Smithsonian Castle 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 Castle

You can choose from 91 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Smithsonian Castle, 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 Castle

While you're in town visiting Smithsonian Castle, you can discover everything there is to see and do within just 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. Explore notable local landmarks like National Mall, Washington Monument, and White House. You can watch performances at Ford's Theater, National Theatre, and Warner Theatre if you're interested in local theater.

International Spy Museum, Capital One Arena, and United States Capitol are a few additional nearby sights. Spend some time checking out Lincoln Memorial, which is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Smithsonian Castle, or make a stop by George Washington University, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away.

Traveling around Smithsonian Castle

You can access metro transit at Waterfront Station, L'Enfant Plaza Station, and Federal Center Station. If you'd like to explore around the surrounding area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Smithsonian Castle?
Smithsonian Castle is located in a historic area of Washington known for its notable monuments and top museums. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 208 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay near Smithsonian Castle?
Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Smithsonian Castle. Other good choices within a short distance include Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall and Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Smithsonian Castle, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available near Smithsonian Castle.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Smithsonian Castle?
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What can I see and do near Smithsonian Castle?
You’ll want to browse the collections at National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History, and Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Sights like White House, Arlington National Cemetery, and Dupont Circle are must-sees while exploring the area. You can watch performances at Kennedy Center, Ford’s Theater, and National Theatre if you’re interested in local theater.
How can I get to Smithsonian Castle?
Walk to nearby metro stations like Waterfront Station, L’Enfant Plaza Station, and Federal Center Station. If you’d like to explore farther outside of the area, you may want a car rental for your journey.

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