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Top Washington Historic Hotels

Trump International Hotel Washington DC
5 out of 5
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC
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The price is $395 per night
4.9/5Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)

"It is a Beautiful Hotel very close to the white house"…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Trump International Hotel Washington DC
Willard InterContinental Washington
5 out of 5
1401 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC
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The price is $189 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (996 reviews)

"Even in these strange times (COVID-19 and civil unrest), the Willard made our stay feel as normal as possible."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Willard InterContinental Washington
Morrison Clark Hotel
4 out of 5
1011 L Street NW, Washington, DC
The price is $101 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,192 reviews)

"Liked safe parking underneath hotel. Liked quiet area and close to downtown."…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Morrison Clark Hotel
Phoenix Park Hotel
3.5 out of 5
520 N Capitol St NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $93 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,259 reviews)

"Hotel has its own style and personality. We enjoyed the look of the hotel and our room."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Phoenix Park Hotel
The River Inn
3.5 out of 5
924 25th St NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $101 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,031 reviews)

"I only stayed for 1 night so I did not have time to really use any of the services."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

The River Inn
The Watergate Hotel
5 out of 5
2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC
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4.4/5Wonderful! (1,464 reviews)

"No cover in the bed and difficult to have it! We asked for it at night because we are cold. We got finally one ! But no really nice !"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

The Watergate Hotel
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
The price is $159 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"Old school charm mixed with modern amenities. Loved the decor and attention to those details in the room. Beds were so comfy!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
Hotel Lombardy
4 out of 5
2019 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC
The price is $109 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"The hotel is quaint and historic. The staff was wonderful."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Hotel Lombardy
The Henley Park Hotel
4 out of 5
926 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC
The price is $109 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,038 reviews)

"Our stay was about 1 week after the June 2020 BLM riots and there were very few (if any) guests due to the residual coronavirus shut down so we felt like it was a private stay! The extra amenities at the hotel were not available (again, due to coronavirus), but it didn't even matter at all since ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

The Henley Park Hotel
Omni Shoreham Hotel
4 out of 5
2500 Calvert St Nw, Washington, DC
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4.4/5Excellent! (5,041 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

Omni Shoreham Hotel
State Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2116 E Street NW, Washington, DC
The price is $105 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (3,109 reviews)

"My room was nice and the staff was very friendly. Only complaints I have are the bathroom could have been cleaned a little better. There was little pieces of hair in the shower and on the bathroom floor most likely left from previous guests."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

State Plaza Hotel
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.
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown
3 out of 5
815 14th St NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $110 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,001 reviews)

"great general manager and staff, just updated, very friendly"…"

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown
Churchill Hotel Near Embassy Row
3.5 out of 5
1914 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $118 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,146 reviews)

"Amazing hotel & rooms. I was able to check in early to allow or a solid 24-hour stay and was able to hold my many zoom meetings in comfort."…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Churchill Hotel Near Embassy Row
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC
4.5 out of 5
700 F St Nw, Washington, DC
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Close to so many restaurants! The rooms were very clean and the staff was nothing but friendly! Will definitely be staying again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC
Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
3 out of 5
550 C St SW, Washington, DC
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The price is $99 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (5,436 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
Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
4 out of 5
1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC
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The price is $115 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (4,252 reviews)

"Great hotel! Room was clean and the location can’t get any better, right in the heart of DC."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
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

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About Washington Historic Hotels

Traveling can be more than just putting a pin in a place on the map, it can also be about taking in the culture and history of a place. One of the best ways to get an idea of the culture of an area is to learn about its past. Visiting landmarks or museums is a fine beginning, but staying in a Washington historic hotel can whisk you back to another time period. Pack your duffel (you won't need a time machine) as your Washington landmark hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

When you pass through your Washington hotel's reception, you'll be whisked back in time. With their unique architectures and addresses in the heart of the city, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their contemporary counterparts. Although these hotels are vintage, they have most of the modern comforts that help you wind down during your vacation. You will discover rooms furnished with a cozy bed, and about anything else you may want for a wonderful visit.

Once you've spent time appreciating the hotel's grounds, you can tour the art galleries and renowned landmarks to take in more of the area's culture. Undoubtedly, all this time traveling will stimulate your appetite. Check out Expedia's guest reviews for recommendations from fellow travelers to help make your Washington visit that much better. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to recommend where the best places to enjoy a pint or a bite to eat in Washington are.

Your Washington Accommodation Is Ready for You

If you are wishing to get the most out of your Washington visit, staying in a vintage hotel will elevate your experience in this historic city. With Expedia having 1911 of these one-of-a-kind hotels to pick from. Rates on these Washington historic hotels range from $85 to . You are sure to discover at a great rate. However, like the past eras you're exploring, these rates won't last indefinitely. Book soon to get your room in one of these landmark properties.

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 acclaimed art scene 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, Hotel Harrington is a top 3-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers 3 restaurants and free WiFi. White House is a short 13-minute walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include State Plaza Hotel and Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Washington?
In Washington, there are 1383 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 226 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, Washington Monument, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Known for its museums and art, cultural venues include International Spy Museum, National Museum of Natural History, and National Museum of American History. 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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