Travel can be a pain in the butt, unless you’re traveling with your girlfriends.
Besties have magical powers to make even the longest flights pass by within a few giggles. Of the awesome places to plan a girlfriend’s getaway, Washington, D.C. is one of the best. Although it doesn’t sit on the beach, this city’s hotels, nightlife, and eligible bachelors more than makeup for its lack of sand.
Here are the top Washington, D.C. hotels for a much-needed getaway with friends.
The W Washington D.C. Makes You Feel Like a Part of the In-Crowd
With rooms named “Fantastic” and “Spectacular,” your friends will love returning to The W Washington D.C. hotel after a day of exploring.
Relax in your whimsical, yet edgy guest room or have a drink in one of the many on-site bars. POV, the eleventh-floor rooftop terrace bar and lounge offers unforgettable, starlit views of Washington, D.C.
The W Hotel is perfectly located for easy travel between the city’s hotspots including DuPont Circle and H Street. And if you prefer a girl’s night in, wrap up in the 350 thread-count sheets, play a chick flick on the 37-inch, flat-screen television, and order goodies from the 24-hour room service.
Take a Journey At The Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
A stay at the Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. will trick you and your girlfriends into thinking that you are on an expensive vacation in the Orient. The feng shui decor and tranquil atmosphere is the perfect contrast to D.C.’s bustle.
No matter if you choose a water view or city view, expect spectacular sights from your room’s picture windows. The Mandarin Oriental puts you steps away from the most popular mall in Washington, D.C. — the National Mall.
Take a morning to explore the free attractions with a guided tour and share the latest gossip over lunch at the Wharf where you will find the freshest seafood in the city.
When you’re ready to unwind after your full day, head to the on-site spa and enjoy a massage that will melt away your worries.
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Shop ‘Til You Drop Near the Le Meridien Arlington Hotel
A few Le Meridien Arlington features that might make your homegirls swoon: an in-room whirlpool, floor-to-ceiling windows, and drool-worthy views. Opt for the Presidential Suite and enjoy a weekend of luxury accommodations that you will talk about for years.
Pull out your little, black dresses and red lipsticks and head to the on-site restaurant, Amuse. Have dinner inside or eat at the rooftop bar and lounge. A short walk over the Potomac River is all that separates you from Georgetown — Washington, D.C.’s premier shopping district.
Did I mention that the public train station is a five-minute walk away putting the entire city at your fingertips?
If your friends are overdue for a getaway, put Washington, D.C. at the top of your list for entertainment, relaxation, and luxurious lodging. Book at any of the hotels mentioned above and your friends will love you forever.
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