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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, flat-screen 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. Guests also receive complimentary access to a YMCA 2 blocks away. On-site dining offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, as well as Sunday brunch.

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

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


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 ), Wired high-speed internet ( 12.00 USD per 24-hour period )


Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

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

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.

Guests receive complimentary admission to the YMCA, located within 2 blocks of the hotel.


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.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: USD 12.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 39 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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