Cheap Hotels in Washington, DC (Most Affordable Accommodations)

Staying in Washington DC on a Budget

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Looking for a cheap place to stay in Washington, DC? Here are some cheap hotels that are convenient to most of Washington, DC’s attractions. Be aware that some cheap hotels may require you to get around town by taxi, bus or Metro. So, be sure to note the location of the hotel when you make your reservation. Hotel rates in Washington, DC fluctuate with the seasons and tend to be the cheapest on the weekends during the summer. Keep in mind that during holidays and popular events, rates may be higher than other times of the year.

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Adams Inn - 1744 Lanier Place, NW Washington, DC (202) 745-3600. Victorian Bed & Breakfast in Adams Morgan, near restaurants and shopping and convenient to the Metro.

 American Guest House  - 2005 Columbia Road, NW, Washington, DC (202) 588-1180. Near Dupont Circle, Embassy Row and Adams Morgan.

Capitol Hill Hotel - 200 C Street SE, Washington, DC (202)543-6000. All suite accommodations in Capitol Hill, convenient to all of Washington, DC attractions.

Comfort Inn Downtown DC / Convention Center - 1201 13th Street, NW , Washington, DC. (202) 682-5300. The 100-room hotel is conveniently located at the corner of 13th Street and M Street, within walking distance of the Washington Convention Center and the Verizon Center.

District Hotel- 1440 Rhode Island Avenue NW Washington, DC (800) 350-5759. Convenient budget hotel, located just 6 Blocks from the National Mall, 5 blocks from the DC Convention Center and convenient to restaurants and nightclubs.

Embassy Inn - 1627 16th Street NW, Washington, DC (202) 234-7800. Located 10 blocks north of the White House and 4.5 blocks east of Dupont Circle. Economy rate includes continental breakfast.

Georgetown Suites Harbour- 1000 29TH St NW, Washington, DC (866) 615-9330. All suites hotel on the Washington harbor about a mile from the National Mall.

Hotel Harrington - 436 11th Street, N.W. Washington, DC (800) 424-8532. Moderately priced hotel with 245 guest rooms, including 26 extra large family rooms, conveniently located just ½ a block from Pennsylvania Avenue, between the Capitol and the White House.

Normandy Hotel - 2118 Wyoming Avenue NW, Washington DC (202) 483-1350. Cozy inn located near Dupont Circle in the heart of the embassy district, near the Metro.

Windsor Park Hotel - 2116 Kalorama Rd NW, Washington, DC (800) 247-3064. Small European-style hotel convenient to Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, and Georgetown.

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