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Hotels Near Smithsonian Institution - Washington DC

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The Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex. With 19 museums, nine research centers and the National Zoo; the Smithsonian truly offers something for everyone. Located in Washington, D.C., the Smithsonian offers innumerable opportunities for visitors to stimulate their minds and explore a vast array of topics. Museums include the National Air and Space Museum, the National Design Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, just to name a few.Most of the Smithsonian museums are open daily, and all have free admission for visitors. Free highlight tours are also offered for most of the museums. A wide range of family events intrigue visitors with children, such as puppet shows, storytelling programs, family-oriented guided tours and workshops. After 5 pm documentary films, gallery talks and lectures are available to the public as well.With a constantly growing collection of over 136 million pieces, one could spend weeks poring over all that the Smithsonian has to offer. An impressive collection of unique and historically significant items in the Smithsonian's many gift shops allows visitors to take a little piece of their experience home with them.

Lodging/Accommodations close to Smithsonian Institution

Trump International Hotel Washington D.c.
+1-888-389-4121
1100 Pennsylvania Ave. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.36 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~6 minute walk
  • Luxury 5 star Downtown property
  • 9 floors in hotel
From$200
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Holiday Inn Washington Capitol National Mall : 500 C St. Sw
+1-888-675-2083
500 C St. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.40 miles southeast of Smithsonian Institution
~7 minute walk
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • 9 floors in property
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Washington
+1-800-716-8490
550 C St. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.41 miles southeast of Smithsonian Institution
~7 minute walk
  • Located just a half-mile from the Smithsonian's museums and within walking distance of many of Washington, D.C.'s most popular attractions, the Holiday Inn Washington – Capitol is a great option for visitors hoping to sightsee. After a long day, guests will appreciate the convenience of the three restaurants and coffee shop that are located inside the Holiday Inn Washington – Capitol. Other features include complimentary wireless Internet access, a fitness center and seasonal rooftop pool.
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 14 meeting rooms in hotel
Global Luxury Suites at the National Mall in Washington
+1-800-805-5223
565 Pennsylvania Ave. Northwest, Washington, DC 20001 ~0.44 miles northeast of Smithsonian Institution
~7 minute walk
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Oakwood at the Lexington at Market Square in Washington
+1-888-965-1860
400 8th St., Washington, DC 20004 ~0.45 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • Midscale hotel
  • 135 rooms in hotel
Mandarin Oriental Washington Dc - Washington
+1-888-788-5576
1330 Maryland Ave. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.47 miles southwest of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • A blend of Asian elegance and traditional style awaits guests of the luxurious Mandarin Oriental Washington Dc. A plethora of room and view options are available to guests of this hotel, which is conveniently located within a short walk from many of Washington, D.C.'s attractions, including the Smithsonian. A world-class spa, fitness center, heated lap pool and large gallery space where pieces from the Smithsonian are exhibited are just a few of the elegant benefits guests of the Mandarin Oriental Washington Dc will appreciate.
  • Luxurious 5-star hotel
  • 373 rooms in hotel
From$250
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Execustay at Lansburgh Penn Quarter in Washington
+1-888-897-9207
425 8th St., Washington, DC 20004 ~0.47 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • Midscale hotel
  • 11 floors in property
Hotel Harrington
+1-888-311-4278
436 11th St. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.48 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check-in: 14:00
Citizenm Washington DC Capitol in Washington Dc
+1-888-469-4795
550 School St. Sw, Washington Dc, DC 20024 ~0.52 miles southeast of Smithsonian Institution
~9 minute walk
  • 3-star property
Riggs Washington DC Lvx - Washington
+1-888-734-9421
900 F St. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.55 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~9 minute walk
  • The Courtyard by Marriott D.C. Convention Center is located close to many of Washington, D.C.'s most exciting attractions, including the Smithsonian. Built in 1891, the Courtyard by Marriott D.C. Convention Center is as historically significant as it is comfortable. Guests will appreciate the indoor pool, fitness center, business center and gift shop. On-site dining options are available for guests who look forward to relaxing and staying in after a busy day of sightseeing.
  • Four star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 7 meeting rooms
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington Dc
+1-888-841-5292
700 F St. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.58 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~10 minute walk
  • Located in downtown Washington, D.C., the Hotel Monaco is just steps from some of the city's most interesting attractions. It is right across the street from the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and very close to the institution's other museums and attractions. A National Historic Landmark, this hotel's architecture and design blends historical charm with a modern elegance. Guests will appreciate the fitness center and delicious on-site restaurant. In addition, the Hotel Monaco is extremely pet friendly.
  • Four-star Downtown hotel
  • 20 suites in hotel
From$153
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
JW Marriott Washington Dc - Washington
+1-888-455-5160
1331 Pennsylvania Ave. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.58 miles northwest of Smithsonian Institution
~10 minute walk
  • Located right in the heart of Washington, D.C., the JW Marriott Hotel on Pennsylvania Ave. is within walking distance from the city's most interesting and exciting sites, including the Smithsonian. A four-story atrium with marble floors ads a feeling of true elegance to the JW Marriott Hotel, and guests will appreciate the many options for on-site dining as well as the hotel's health club, fitness center and numerous function rooms. The plush guest rooms ensure that visitors will enjoy relaxing evenings and wake up rejuvenated.
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • 15 floors in property
  • Bathroom could be bigger
  • Almost all guests said the concierge service was amazing
From$129
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Willard Intercontinental Washington Dc in Washington
+1-888-965-8297
1401 Pennsylvania Ave. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.62 miles northwest of Smithsonian Institution
~11 minute walk
  • Just blocks from the major attractions of Washington, D.C. such as the Smithsonian, the Willard Intercontinental Hotel is a great choice for visitors looking to get the most out of their trip to the nation's capitol. The Willard Intercontinental Hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is elegantly designed with such refined touches as marble columns and period chandeliers in the lobby. An extensive spa, fitness center and numerous on-site dining options ensure guests of the Willard Intercontinental Hotel experience the ultimate in luxury.
  • Luxurious 5 Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
  • The majority of guests said rooms were clean enough
  • No Wifi
From$189
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Residence Inn Washington DC / Capitol
+1-888-906-6358
333 E St. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.67 miles southeast of Smithsonian Institution
~12 minute walk
  • The Residence Inn Washington, D.C. is within short walking distance of some of Washington, D.C.'s best attractions, such as the Smithsonian. Also close to easily accessible public transportation, the Residence Inn Washington D.C. is a great choice for visitors to the nation's capitol. Complimentary continental breakfasts as well as an evening social hour Monday through Thursday provide guests with plenty of opportunities to relax and be pampered throughout their stay. Other features include a conference room, indoor pool, spa and fitness center.
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel
From$179
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Intercontinental Washington D.c. The Wharf
+1-888-749-6785
801 Wharf St. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.68 miles south of Smithsonian Institution
~12 minute walk
  • 4-star Airport hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
From$269
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W Washington D.c.
+1-888-878-9982
515 15th St. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.68 miles northwest of Smithsonian Institution
~12 minute walk
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$179
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Grand Hyatt Washington
+1-888-389-4485
1000 H St. Nw, Washington, DC 20001 ~0.71 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~12 minute walk
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$111
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Washington Marriott at Metro Center : 775 12th St. Nw
+1-888-389-4121
775 12th St. Nw, Washington, DC 20005 ~0.72 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~12 minute walk
  • 3 star hotel
  • 454 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Location was fantastic
  • 1 out of 2 guests considered the lobby entrance to be so-so
From$459
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Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf in Washington
+1-888-675-2083
975 7th St. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.74 miles south of Smithsonian Institution
~13 minute walk
  • High-end Riverfront hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$75
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Global Luxury Suites at Chinatown : 825 10th St. Northwest
+1-800-716-8490
825 10th St. Northwest, Washington, DC 20001 ~0.76 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~13 minute walk
  • High-end Downtown property
  • 7 suites in hotel
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What are the best hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

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1. Trump International Hotel Washington D.c.The Trump International Hotel Washington D.c. is an attractive 5 star hotel located about 0.4 miles north of Smithsonian Institution and approximately a 7 min. stroll. Recent travelers gave this hotel a guest review score of 5 out of 5.Get the latest price
2. Holiday Inn Washington CapitolThe Holiday Inn Washington Capitol is a well-liked 3-Star hotel located about 0.4 miles southeast of Smithsonian Institution and roughly a 7 minute stroll. Recent hotel guests gave this hotel a guest review score of 4/5.Get the latest price
3. Mandarin Oriental Washington DcThe Mandarin Oriental Washington Dc is an in demand 5 star hotel located approx. 0.5 miles southwest of Smithsonian Institution and approximately a 9 min. hike by foot. With a aggregate guest review score of 4.5 out of 5, this makes it one of the terrific hotels close to Smithsonian Institution.Get the latest price
4. Hotel HarringtonThe Hotel Harrington is an in demand 2 star hotel located approx. 0.5 miles north of Smithsonian Institution and approximately a 9 min. hike by foot. With a aggregate guest review score of 3.5 out of 5, this makes it one of the most outstanding properties close to Smithsonian Institution.Get the latest price

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FAQs about hotels near Smithsonian Institution

What are the top reviewed hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

Trump International Hotel Washington D.c., Mandarin Oriental Washington Dc and Willard Intercontinental Washington Dc are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the top luxurious hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

Trump International Hotel Washington D.c., Mandarin Oriental Washington Dc and Willard Intercontinental Washington Dc are the top 3 luxury hotels near Smithsonian Institution.

What hotels are closest to the area of Smithsonian Institution?

Trump International Hotel Washington D.c., Holiday Inn Washington Capitol National Mall, and Holiday Inn Washington Capitol are the properties closest to Smithsonian Institution.

How much does a cheap hotel near Smithsonian Institution cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel near Smithsonian Institution can be as cheap as $96.63 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel near Smithsonian Institution cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel near Smithsonian Institution has been $145.16 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a high-end hotel near Smithsonian Institution cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel near Smithsonian Institution has been $199.60 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

Trump International Hotel Washington D.c., Mandarin Oriental Washington Dc and Global Luxury Suites at the White House are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

Residence Inn Washington DC, Washington Marriott at Metro Center and JW Marriott Washington Dc are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

Willard Intercontinental Washington Dc, Intercontinental Washington D.c. The Wharf and Holiday Inn Washington Capitol are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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