12 Great Capitol Hill Hotels and Suites: Washington DC

Best Hotels Within Walking Distance to the U.S. Capitol

The Capitol Hill neighborhood is one of the best areas to stay in while visiting Washington DC. The hotels are elegant and offer a wide variety of amenities while providing easy access to government buildings, museums, restaurants, and live entertainment.  These properties are all within a short walk to the U.S. Capitol Building and range from small boutique-style to large luxury hotels.  (Listed in alphabetical order)

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Capitol Hill Hotel

Capitol Hill Hotel
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200 C St. SE, Washington DC  (202) 568-6787. This boutique-style all-suite hotel is just steps away from the Capitol Building and has large guest rooms, spacious closets and kitchens. Complimentary breakfast is served daily. The property is one block from the Capitol South Metro and within a short walk to restaurants, museums, and other attractions. 

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Courtyard by Marriott Capitol Hill/Navy Yard

Courtyard by Marriott Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
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140 L St SE, Washington DC (202) 479-0027. The hotel offers modern accommodations conveniently located near Capitol Hill, Nationals Park, monuments, museums, and the thriving Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. 

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Holiday Inn on the Hill

Holiday Inn on the Hill
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550 C St. SW, Washington DC (877) 859-5095. The hotel is located one block from the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum. It has convenient access to all of Washington DC's major attractions including the Capitol Building, Smithsonian Museums, the White House, the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial and the Holocaust Museum. At the Capitol Bistro, Kids Eat Free. The property has a seasonal rooftop pool overlooking the US Capitol.

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Hotel George

The Hotel George
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15 E Street, NW, Washington DC (202) 347-4200.  The stylish boutique hotel offers comfortable accommodations just steps from Union Station and the U.S. Capitol Building and is a short walk from the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and the national memorials.

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Hyatt Place Washington DC National Mall

Hyatt Place Washington DC National Mall
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400 E Street, SW, Washington DC (202) 803-6110. One of the newest hotels in the nation's capital, the 13-story, 214-room property sits just south of the National Mall. The guestrooms are spacious with sofa or sofa-sleepers  and feature state-of-the-art media and work centers. The hotel is walking distance from DC’s most popular attractions and located between L’Enfant Plaza and Federal Center SW Metro stations. There is a seasonal rooftop bar and lounge. 

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Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

Hyatt Regency
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400 New Jersey Ave N.W., Washington DC (202) 737-1234.  Located on Capitol Hill, the 838 room hotel has easy access to many attractions of our nation's capital. The property is just steps to The U.S. Capitol and three blocks to Union Station. Visitors enjoy the sky-lit indoor lap pool and sauna, flexible meeting space and the convenient location. 

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L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
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480 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington DC (202) 484-1000. The hotel is currently closed and going through a complete restoration. It is expected to reopen in late 2017 with a modern version of its former self. The hotel is located next to the L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station just south of the Smithsonian Castle. It is located in a a prime location with convenient access to Capitol Hill, the National Mall and the Southwest Waterfront. 

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Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel

Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel
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 415 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington DC. (202) 638-1616.  The 343-room luxury hotel offers "boutique" service and style and features unique, customized amenities, including a celebrity-chef restaurant and destination lounge. 

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Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Mandarin Oriental Hotel
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1330 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington DC (202) 554-8588.The nine-story, 400-room hotel features elegant guestrooms and suites, 38,000 square-feet of meeting space, an award-winning restaurant and a state-of-the-art spa and fitness center. The hotel has convenient access to Capitol Hill, the National Mall, and the Southwest Waterfront. 

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Phoenix Park Hotel

Phoenix Park Hotel
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520 N Capitol St NW, Washington DC (202) 791-4450.  The historic 149 room hotel is a premier option for staying in downtown Washington DC and just steps from Union Station, the offices of the U.S. Congress, and close to the city's most notable attractions.  Five different floor plans are available in the guest rooms including Queen and King Superior and Deluxe rooms, plus bi-level and penthouse suites. The hotel is adjacent to the Dubliner Restaurant and Pub, one of Washington's oldest and most authentic Irish pubs. 

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Residence Inn Washington, DC Capitol

Residence Inn Washington, DC Capitol
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 333 E St SW, Washington DC (202) 484-8280. Marriott's signature property is designed to provide extended stay travelers with everything they need to thrive on long stays. Residence Inn offers spacious suites with room to eat, work, and sleep. Guests enjoy complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi, evening socials and grocery delivery service. The hotel is located near the Federal Center SW Metro Station just south of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. It is walking distance to the Capitol and many other DC landmarks. 

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Washington Court Hotel

Washington Court Hotel
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 525 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC (202) 628-2100. With a central location near Union Station and Capitol Hill, the Washington Court Hotel is a 265 room distinguished downtown destination for both business, leisure travelers and DC’s elite. The 16-story property is located in the heart of the distinctive Capitol Hill neighborhood providing access to the National Mall, monuments, museums and the U.S. Capitol.

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