If you’re visiting Washington, DC, skip the rental car and take the Metro.
This public train system is easy to understand, near major attractions, and less expensive than parking and gas.
Book a DC hotel near a Metro station for the smartest way to travel the city.
Washington Marriott at Metro Center
Located near the transfer point for the red, blue, and orange train lines, the Washington Marriott at Metro Center is ideal for those who want access to many of the popular places to visit in Washington, DC.
This area has lots of shopping and restaurants to keep you busy, and it is one block from the booming Chinatown area.
DoubleTree by Hilton Washington DC – Crystal City
If you’re staying in Crystal City, you’re right on the blue and yellow train lines.
Underground shopping is plentiful in this area and in the summer, you’ll find outdoor movies, festivals, and concerts.
For more shopping, ride up one stop to Pentagon City Mall – the area’s largest mall.
And you can always enjoy the chocolate chip cookies waiting for you at the DoubleTree by Hilton Washington DC – Crystal City during check-in and in the evenings.
Omni Shoreham Hotel
You will be amazed by the grand foyer and beautiful architecture of the Omni Shoreham Hotel, located five minutes from the red line train at Woodley Park Metro Station.
Here, you are a 20-minute walk from the National Zoo where you’ll find miles of walking trails and animal enclosures to explore. Visitors have access to several boutique shops and restaurants with a variety of cuisine from Greek to Mexican.
W Washington D.C.
You will be hard pressed to find a hotel that can outdo this location. Guests of the W Washington D.C. will share views with the President of the United States.
Located five minutes from the White House, you’ll be in the perfect spot to walk to the most popular historical attractions in DC.
To see more of the city, walk to Metro Center Metro Station or Federal Triangle Metro Station. Both are within 15 minutes of the hotel and on the blue and orange train lines.
Washington Court Hotel
The Washington Court Hotel is located next door to Washington DC’s largest transportation hub.
Union Station, on the red train line, houses local buses, local trains, Amtrak trains, and commuter buses. Find a large, international food court with dozens of options and two stories of luxury shopping.
From Union Station, take a quick daytrip to Baltimore and enjoy crab cakes on the Baltimore Harbor.
Club Quarters in Washington DC
This location is right by Farragut West Metro Station, which is part of the blue and orange line. Nearby you’ll find restaurants, bars, and shopping to keep you busy.
Nightlife is also booming on weekends with several clubs within 10 minutes of the Club Quarters in Washington DC. Not only is this hotel in a central area to explore the popular attractions in DC, but you are also surrounded by green spaces.
Guests to Washington, DC, should avoid traffic and parking meters by using public transportation.
There are several hotels located near metro stations, allowing visitors to travel all over the city without stress!
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