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Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
3 out of 5
400 E Street SW, Washington, DC
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The price is $127 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,350 reviews)

"Unfortunately for the Hotel, the building was almost empty due the pandemic. The reduced staff was extremely welcome and available for any request. Sure we will be back here! Amazing position and view . Nice room , clean and comfortable. Thank you!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
POD DC
3.5 out of 5
627 H Street NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $89 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,642 reviews)

"Clean, modern, great nightlife and food options onsite."…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

POD DC
Residence Inn by Marriott Washington, DC Downtown
3 out of 5
1199 Vermont Ave Nw, Washington, DC
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The price is $111 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (999 reviews)
Home away from home in DC

"Arrived early morning planning to just drop off my bag, but staff said my room was ready! Even told me the breakfast buffet was still open! Comfy room with a full kitchen. Staff went above and beyond to make my stay here fabulous"…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Washington, DC Downtown
Washington Plaza
4 out of 5
10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington, DC
The price is $109 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (10,593 reviews)

"Great place, location and people. Unfortunately covid strikes again and my beloved morning breakfast was not available. Parking, location and staff makes it awesome anyway. I’ll be back and hope breakfast is back!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Washington Plaza
The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
4 out of 5
2100 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC
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4.3/5Excellent! (3,709 reviews)

"It was pretty nice. Me and my husband went around 4 hours early and we couldn’t checkin but they took our luggage so we could walk around. It was close to restaurants so that makes everything easy for us. Good location. I would definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
HI Washington DC - Hostel
2 out of 5
1009 11th Street NW, Washington, DC
The price is $104 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (486 reviews)

"Amazing atmosphere. Nearby subway station. Great neighbourhood and great tours"…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

HI Washington DC - Hostel
Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
3 out of 5
550 C St SW, Washington, DC
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The price is $95 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (5,435 reviews)

"I didn't like the parking lot, spot are to small.... also very expensive parking lot. $53.00/Night"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Club Quarters Hotel in Washington DC
4 out of 5
839 17th St NW, Washington, DC
The price is $99 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,232 reviews)
Its a great experience.

"They were very obliging to my needs and let me check in early and out late for free. Great location also."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Club Quarters Hotel in Washington DC
The Architect
2.5 out of 5
1025 15th Street NW, Washington, DC
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3.9/5Very Good! (1,039 reviews)

"Liked the location, well laid-out for such a small room. Would have liked a coffee maker in the room"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

The Architect
Capitol Skyline
3.5 out of 5
10 'I' Street SW, Washington, DC
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3.9/5Good! (1,749 reviews)

"The staff was friendly and helpful. I was allowed to check in a few hours early and they held my luggage for me for a few hours after I checked out so I didn’t have to carry it around."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Capitol Skyline
Found Places Capitol Hill Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
101 5th Street, NE, Washington, DC
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The price is $59 per night
3.8/5Good! (359 reviews)

"It is in an old residence, but the facilities are comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Found Places Capitol Hill Bed & Breakfast
Days Inn by Wyndham Washington DC/Connecticut Avenue
2.5 out of 5
4400 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $53 per night
3.4/5Good! (2,217 reviews)

"The property and area around the property was clean and the room was great"…"

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Washington DC/Connecticut Avenue
Hotel Harrington
3 out of 5
436 11th Street NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $89 per night
3.4/5Good! (2,078 reviews)

"Near everything; places to eat, shopping, museums, the white house. Staff friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Hotel Harrington
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Oxon Hill 
2.5 out of 5
6170 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD
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The price is $74 per night
3.4/5Good! (976 reviews)

"The property was clean and well maintain. There were no loitering around the premises."…"

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Oxon Hill 
Windsor Inn Hotel
2 out of 5
1842 16th St Nw, Washington, DC
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3.3/5 (999 reviews)
Best area

"he best walkable distance in Washington dc . Much the center . The hotel has a very friendly staff , it is not a kind of modern hotel but has the old taste of nice atmosphere that makes you feel at home . Any kind of food around, bars , groceries , walkable distance to Convention Center and White ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Windsor Inn Hotel
The Baron Hotel
3 out of 5
1523 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC
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3.3/5 (996 reviews)
Good location

"The check in went a bit slow as we couldn’t be found in the system at first, but the hotel is located very nicely in walking distance to attractions."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

The Baron Hotel
Dupont Circle Embassy Inn by FOUND
2 out of 5
1627 16th St Nw, Washington, DC
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The price is $89 per night
3.2/5 (991 reviews)

"The person that checked me in was very rude and disrespectful during the second shift and the room was very very small other then that the hotel was very nice."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Dupont Circle Embassy Inn by FOUND
District Hotel
2 out of 5
1440 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC
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3/5 (1,003 reviews)

"This property is old, basic. Shelter and coffee. Front desk personnel was cool. Steep security deposit though ($150.00) more than the price of the room, held for three days after check out."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

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Cheap Hotels in Washington

Washington offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Ford's Theater and White House, this destination is home to Franklin Square and Freedom Plaza, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're searching for low-cost places to stay in Washington, the 341 budget accommodations in the area give you plenty of possibilities. These options offer competitive rates and get good reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Americana Hotel - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to the airport and comfortable rooms.

POD DC - Customers like this 3.5-star hotel for its central location and proximity to public transportation. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant, and air conditioning.

Red Lion Hotel Arlington Rosslyn Iwo Jima - At this 2.5-star hotel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and an indoor pool. Reviews mention the central location and proximity to the airport.

Red Roof PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and proximity to shops.

District Hotel - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its overall value and proximity to public transportation. It offers free WiFi, air conditioning, and free newspapers.

Planning Your Trip to Washington

Still choosing travel dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 87°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 30°F
  • Rainiest months: May, June, July, and September, with an average rainfall of 3.80 inches
  • Driest months: February, January, August, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.84 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Washington

Washington attracts visitors with its notable monuments and top museums, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Ford's Theater and White House, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, or pay a visit to Jefferson Memorial.

Washington is also notable for its:
  • Art
  • Parks
  • Theater
  • Entertainment
  • Flowers
  • University life
  • Restaurants

Getting Around Washington

The closest airport is in Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 3.8 mi (6.2 km) away from the city center. If that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 7.6 mi (12.2 km) away in College Park, MD (CGS). Nearby metro stations include 7th St. Convention Center Station, Gallery Place Chinatown Station, and Center Station. If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Washington Union Station.

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