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Get an overview of this hotelDowntown Washington, DC hotel on Embassy Row

Near Dupont Circle

Located 4 blocks from Dupont Circle, the 9-story Beacon Hotel is a 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) from the new Washington Convention Center.

Dining, exercise

Casual dining at the hotel's Beacon Grill is available all day, every day. The hotel's 24-hour fitness area has aerobic and strength training equipment.

CD players

Beacon Hotel's 199 air-conditioned guestrooms and suites feature CD players, cable TVs, and wireless or wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Beacon Hotel in downtown Washington, DC is 4 blocks from Dupont Circle Metro Station, which provides access to most DC neighborhoods and attractions such as the National Zoo and Smithsonian Institution.

A self-serve business center (surcharge) provides 2 computer workstations, a printer, a copier, and a fax machine; the Beacon also has 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a theater-style setting that can seat 150. WiFi is available in common areas (surcharge) and is complimentary in the hotel restaurant. A small fitness area has aerobic and strength training equipment. On-site dining offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, as well as Sunday brunch. Guests can relax on the rooftop terrace.

The hotel offers secure valet parking, no self-parking, (surcharge; 6-foot clearance).

  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 199 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 12 USD per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( 12 USD per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 12.00 USD per 24-hour period )


Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Television 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Beacon Bar and Grill Spacious hotel restaurant includes main dining room, enclosed patio dining, and private dining room, plus a high-energy lounge. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and Sunday brunch. American fare, including pastas, salads, sandwiches, and steaks, and daily drink specials.

Nearby Things to Do

The Beacon's 24-hour fitness room includes a stair machine, treadmill, stationary bike, and elliptical trainer.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 19.00 for adults and USD 14.00 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 12 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 41 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

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