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Best Washington Family Hotels

JW Marriott Washington DC
Great for families
4 out of 5
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $143 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Last minute booking. Can’t wait to stay again when we can enjoy an extended stay in the city. Did not disappoint!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

JW Marriott Washington DC
Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End
Great for families
3 out of 5
2121 M St NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $127 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (812 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Although some of the amenities were closed because of COVID19, the staff more than made up for the lack of things to do. They were so welcoming and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End
Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall
Great for families
3 out of 5
400 E Street SW, Washington, DC
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The price is $127 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,348 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"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
Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. – Convention Center
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
900 10th St NW, Washington, DC
The price is $154 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,112 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"This was my first time staying in Washington DC and the best part about the trip was the hotel I stayed in. The embassy suites is a beautiful hotel, it’s convenient, and all of the staff were great especially Kara. I told her how I was out there celebrating my birthday and had sent a gift up to my ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. – Convention Center
Avenue Suites
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
2500 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC
The price is $127 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,079 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Fair value for the price

"Great location . Beautiful facility. Smallish rooms. Some room maintenance issues need to be addressed."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Avenue Suites
Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol
Great for families
3 out of 5
333 E St Sw, Washington, DC
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The price is $110 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, extra beds/cribs, games and toys
Travelers say...

"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
Grand Hyatt Washington
Great for families
4 out of 5
1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $139 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (6,419 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Some of the pieces of the wall was coming off ..no microwave.."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Grand Hyatt Washington
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
2500 Calvert St Nw, Washington, DC
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4.4/5Excellent! (5,041 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Fantastic hotel... rooms extremely clean and comfortable. Pool area excellent. Highly recommend this hotel"…"

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

Omni Shoreham Hotel
Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Great for families
3 out of 5
550 C St SW, Washington, DC
Free Cancellation
The price is $99 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (5,436 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"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
Hotel Harrington
3 out of 5
436 11th Street NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $85 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
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Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol
3 out of 5
333 E St Sw, Washington, DC
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The price is $110 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,000 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
Cambria Hotel Washington, D.C. Convention Center
3 out of 5
899 O Street NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $110 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"Plenty of space. The rooms were really nice. The downside was the pool and rooftop was closed due to COVID-19. Parking was also expensive."…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Cambria Hotel Washington, D.C. Convention Center
Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC NoMa Union Station
3 out of 5
501 New York Avenue NE, Suite B, Washington, DC
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The price is $105 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (547 reviews)

"Only problem I had was paying for parking that’s crazy u either pay 25 a night for parking or 45 for valet..parking should be free in my opinion"…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC NoMa Union Station
Hampton Inn Washington DC NoMa Union Station
2.5 out of 5
501 New York Ave NE, Suite A, Washington, DC
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The price is $93 per night
3.9/5Good! (542 reviews)
REST AND RELAX

"Every one was nice, the guy in the morning at the breakfast was making sure we knew the eggs had pork, thanks for a wonderful atmosphere"…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Hampton Inn Washington DC NoMa Union Station
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Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Washington Marriott at Metro Center
3.5 out of 5
775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
Great hotel stay

"During an uncertain time with corona virus gaining steam, the staff and everyone we encountered was friendly. They were constantly wiping down the public areas. It felt very sanitary and we felt very safe. The location was perfect. Close to lots of restaurants and shopping and walkable to ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Washington Marriott at Metro Center
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
4 out of 5
400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC
The price is $127 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (6,336 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
JW Marriott Washington DC
4 out of 5
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $143 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"Last minute booking. Can’t wait to stay again when we can enjoy an extended stay in the city. Did not disappoint!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

JW Marriott Washington DC
Courtyard by Marriott Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
3 out of 5
140 L Street SE, Washington, DC
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The price is $118 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (989 reviews)
Overnight stay

"All good.. quick overnight to get my son back to his base (Marine)"…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
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Where Should We Stay in Washington?

The historic destination of Washington is a great choice if you've been considering a vacation with the kids. The entertainment, museums, and parks are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is the closest airport, or College Park, MD (CGS), which is located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city center. Washington offers 205 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where to stay.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Hotel Harrington: Offers 3 restaurants, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. Guests like the central location at this 3-star hotel.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Georgetown - Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free breakfast. This hotel is rated 3.5 stars.

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall - Offers an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants, and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Washington?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use this information to plan when to grab the kids and head to Washington.

  • 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
  • Driest months: February, January, August, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.84 inches
  • Rainiest months: May, June, July, and September, with an average rainfall of 3.80 inches

What Should We See and Do in Washington?

While you and your family are vacationing in Washington, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Ford's Theater and Capital One Arena. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like White House, United States Capitol, and Washington Monument.

Washington is also well-known for its:
  • Museums
  • Monuments
  • Art
  • Parks
  • Historical sites
  • Theater
  • Entertainment
  • Flowers
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants

Getting Around Washington

Washington has transportation options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. 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.

Frequently asked questions

What's Washington like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a trip with your kids, the historic destination of Washington is a good choice. The entertainment, museums, and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation spot for families. Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is the closest airport, or Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), which is located 27 mi (43.4 km) from the center of Washington.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation in Washington?
Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Georgetown and Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House.
How many family-friendly hotels can I expect to find in Washington?
Expedia has 205 hotels in Washington that are great for families.
What's the weather like in Washington?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 76°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 40°F. Average annual rainfall for Washington is 40 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Washington?
While you are visiting Washington, you might want to round up the kiddos and make time to see interesting attractions such as International Spy Museum and Capital One Arena. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like White House, National Mall, and National Museum of Natural History.
What's the best way for us to get around Washington?
You can take advantage of metro transit at 7th St. Convention Center Station, Gallery Place Chinatown Station, and Center Station. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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