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Hilton Washington DC National Mall
4 out of 5
480 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC
The price is $132 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (316 reviews)

"Awesome location & friendly staff. Prime location for everything good, museums, shops, metro, etc. there’s even a FREE shuttle across from the spy museum that drops off at 3 different locations"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hilton Washington DC National Mall
Newly Remodeled 1BR at Southwest Wharf W/parking!
The price is $155 per night
Newly Remodeled 1BR at Southwest Wharf W/parking!
Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
5 out of 5
1330 Maryland Ave, SW, Washington, DC
The price is $275 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"Awesome hotel. Deserving of 5 stars and would love to stay again. Beautiful lobby, beautiful rooms, and excellent service. Especially love the live piano and harps!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
Capitol Hill Fully Furnished Apartments, Sleeps 5-6 Guests
4 out of 5
M St SW & Delaware Ave SW, Washington, DC
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4.5/5Wonderful! (42 reviews)

"LEED standard matches our environmental goals, electronically wired throughout but some aspects not intuitive requiring multiple contacts with the on site staff person Despite postings that the apartment was “home “ for the owner, obviously NOT home by cookie cutter Utilitarian furnishings & Inexpensive ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Capitol Hill Fully Furnished Apartments, Sleeps 5-6 Guests
Waterfront Apartments 30 Day Stays Two Bedroom
The price is $114 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)
Cute and interesting

"The apartment was pretty good!! Only a few downfalls. The shower in the master was interesting because water would go everywhere cause the shower curtain rod is bowed causing the water to not stay inside the shower. We had to use one of the towels to sop up the water every time. Then, there was not ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Waterfront Apartments 30 Day Stays Two Bedroom
Modern Nats Park/capitol Hill Apt
The price is $190 per night
2/5 (3 reviews)
Just say “NO” to this property!

"The owner cancelled our reservation at 3:15 before our 4:00 check in. The only way we found out that it was cancelled was a notice in our email that all of our deposits and charges were refunded. Absolutely no communication from the property owner. I got VRBO involved because we had no where to stay. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

Modern Nats Park/capitol Hill Apt
Capitol Skyline
3.5 out of 5
10 'I' Street SW, Washington, DC
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3.9/5Very Good! (1,130 reviews)

"Its always amazing to stay at this location. Pool parties in summer with live DJ, fronr desk staff professional -friendly, cleaning staff does a grlluva job cleaning this hotel, its public transportation accessible and near all the good eateries and groceries stores"…"

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

Capitol Skyline
Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol
3 out of 5
333 E St Sw, Washington, DC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $107 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"The breakfast staff were very nice and helpful. The concierge was helpful as well helping us navigate to the tourist sites.."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol
SoBe Waterfront Apartments
4 out of 5
198 M Street Southwest, Washington, DC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $123 per night
SoBe Waterfront Apartments
Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf
4 out of 5
975 7th Street SW, Washington, DC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $161 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (546 reviews)

"Hotel is so beautiful! They have a lot of signs up for all of the COVID-19/social distancing policy! Everyone had on a mask! Room was beautiful and very clean!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf
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Southwest, Washington Hotel Guide

Capital cities invariably attract the nation's best and brightest minds. Its neighborhoods and communities are often vibrant and colorful places. The Southwest neighborhood of Washington is certainly no exception to the rule. You can find it 1 mile south of the city center.

Washington's numerous popular visitor attractions include the United States Capitol, the Ford's Theater and the Washington Monument.

One of Washington's star attractions, White House, is situated close to Southwest.

Visitors will find themselves spoiled for hotels that are around the Southwest area and are in close proximity to United States Capitol. We recommend a number of hotels, including The Jefferson, Washington, DC, Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, The Hay-Adams, Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. and The St. Regis Washington, D.C..

Travelers who'd like to reserve somewhere to sleep within a short distance of Supreme Court of the United States will discover many great hotels to select from. Southwest options include the Kimpton George Hotel, Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. – Convention Center, Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown, Liaison Capitol Hill DC and Hampton Inn Washington-Downtown-Convention Center.

Pre-arrange a visit to Marine Barracks and discover the stories of the people and events which have played a vital role in the region's military history. After a busy day of sightseeing, you won't have to go far to find someplace to stay. The Capitol Hill Hotel and Phoenix Park Hotel are a couple of good options to choose from nearby. Go to Eastern Market and get a taste of the people and culture of the region. You’ll also find decent hotels within easy reach of this attraction, such as the Hyatt Regency Washington DC and Mt Vernon Square Bed and Breakfast.

For those keen on splurging on more upmarket places to stay in Southwest, check out the View Apartment.

Take an hour away from being on your feet and recharge your batteries with the treats and coffee at Atrium Cafe. As the sun starts to set, walk to CityBar and unwind with a drink or two.

Accommodation options near Southwest

If you can't reserve a place to stay in Southwest, look into hotel options in Capitol Hill. To reach this neighborhood, make your way 0.9 miles northeast of Southwest. Another nearby suburb with accommodation to bear in mind is Chinatown.

Remember to check out our Washington hotels page for great accommodation options in Southwest and beyond. If you're after some inspiration about what to do there, be sure to read our Washington vacation travel guide.

Frequently asked questions

What is Southwest like?
Southwest is a welcoming neighborhood known for its notable monuments and top museums. Experience the best of Southwest with a visit to Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Jefferson Memorial, and L’Enfant Plaza.
Where is the best place to stay in Southwest?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol is the highest ranked property in Southwest. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. It is located a short 4-minute walk from Museum of the Bible. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall and Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall.
How many hotels can I expect to find in the Southwest area?
If you’re searching for places to stay in Washington, Expedia has something to meet your needs with 62 Southwest hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Southwest, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Southwest.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Southwest?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Southwest, click here.
What are the top things to see and do in Southwest?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Museum of the Bible, or Smithsonian Institution during your stay in Southwest. Jefferson Memorial and L’Enfant Plaza are also a couple of places to visit in the neighborhood. Favorite places to visit in the surrounding area include United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Smithsonian Castle, and Nationals Park. Washington Navy Yard and Washington Monument are also worth a visit when you’re out sightseeing in Washington.
How can I get around Southwest and the greater Washington area?
If you want to see more of the city, Waterfront Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include L’Enfant Plaza Station and Federal Center Station.

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