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Top Washington Historic Hotels

Willard InterContinental Washington, an IHG Hotel
5 out of 5
1401 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC, 20004
The price is $342 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$342
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,076 reviews)
"The Willard is exceptional. The room was clean, the amenitites were great, and the receptionists were friendly. The hotel is next to great restuarants and site seeing. I would hihgly recommend this hotel."

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Willard InterContinental Washington, an IHG Hotel
Morrison Clark Hotel
4 out of 5
1011 L Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001
The price is $129 per night from Dec 17 to Dec 18
$129
per night
Dec 17 - Dec 18
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,003 reviews)
Lovely hotel
"Lovely hotel but lacking tea/coffee in the room"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Morrison Clark Hotel
State Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2116 E Street NW, Washington, DC, 20037
The price is $119 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 20
$119
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,148 reviews)
"The room was cold, even though the thermostat was set on 80. We had to use a portable heater to stay warm."

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2022

State Plaza Hotel

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Hotel Lombardy
4 out of 5
2019 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC, 20006
The price is $129 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$129
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,107 reviews)
"Nice property, people is kind , really clean , beautiful rooms and the hotel is close o the places you can visit"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Hotel Lombardy
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20036
The price is $152 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$152
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,031 reviews)
"Very nice hotel and very helpful service."

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2022

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
The Henley Park Hotel
4 out of 5
926 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20001
The price is $129 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
$129
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
"Cute and quaint"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2022

The Henley Park Hotel
The Churchill Hotel near Embassy Row
3.5 out of 5
1914 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20009
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $134 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$134
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,134 reviews)
"Beautiful hotel in a great neighborhood. Parking is awkward-I had to valet on checking in, maybe until a spot opened up, but had to get the car myself on checkout. It’s a very shallow lot, so difficult to get out. A SpotHero lot nearby closed at 2 PM, so that was awkward too. Hotel is on many bus ..."

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2022

The Churchill Hotel near Embassy Row
Omni Shoreham Hotel
4 out of 5
2500 Calvert St Nw, Washington, DC, 20008
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $127 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$127
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,360 reviews)
"Always wonderful to come. Staff is friendly and helpful. The history and facilities great."

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2022

Omni Shoreham Hotel
The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
3.5 out of 5
2100 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20008
4.3/5 Excellent! (997 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.
Hotel Harrington
3 out of 5
436 11th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20004
3.7/5 Good! (1,631 reviews)
"This property was within walking distance of many of Washington's tourist attractions. I found the size of both my room and my bathroom somewhat too small."

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Hotel Harrington
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Washington Historic Hotels information

 

Historic Hotels in Washington

226

Highest price $342
Cheapest price $119
Number of guest reviews 11488
Total number of hotels in Washington 2466

 

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Washington?

Washington and its significant historical sites draw tourists so be sure to visit the notable monuments, especially if you're a history buff. Be sure to check out the array of shops and entertainment choices while you're here. You can also discover the area's fascinating museums.

What's the best hotel in Washington to be near historical sites?

Based on our travel expertise, Ivy Mansion at Dupont Circle is a top 3-star guesthouse for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers onsite laundry facilities and free WiFi. White House is a short 9-minute drive away. If you're interested in local history, another option for your visit is Walk to Metro Modern Luxury 2,300 sq ft 3bd/3ba + Gym + Guest Suite.

How many historically relevant hotels are there in Washington?

In Washington, there are 2501 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 46 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.

What are the top historical places and other sights in Washington?

Washington is notable for its monuments and landmarks like White House, Arlington National Cemetery, and National Building Museum. Known for its museums and art, cultural venues include National Museum of African American History and Culture, Historical Society of Washington D.C., and Smithsonian American Art Museum. Other popular sights include National Mall and Capital One Arena.

What is a historic hotel like in Washington?

Guests who choose historic hotels have the opportunity to stay in a building that has been recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of castles, palaces, grand homes or even old police stations, pubs, lodges or skyscrapers — as long as it's of special interest. These types of hotels in Washington typically retain authentic elements like traditional architecture and period features within the guestrooms or public spaces.

What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?

The two are similar. "Historic hotel" is a term often used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the physical building and architecture. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it inspired the surrounding community.

Do historic hotels in Washington have modern facilities?

Yes. Every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Guests should expect the popular amenities from a contemporary hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, and free and fast Internet. In Washington, booking a historic hotel doesn't mean you will stay in a place that's rundown or uncomfortable for guests.

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