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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 by 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
  • Luxurious 5-star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
From$200
Excellent 5.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
L'enfant Plaza Hotel
+1-888-675-2083
480 L'enfant Plaza Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.37 miles south of Smithsonian Institution
~6 minute walk
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 370 rooms
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol National Mall in Washington
+1-800-716-8490
550 C St. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.43 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.
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
Global Luxury Suites at the National Mall : 565 Pennsylvania Ave. Northwest
+1-800-805-5223
565 Pennsylvania Ave. Northwest, Washington, DC 20001 ~0.44 miles northeast of Smithsonian Institution
~7 minute walk
  • High end Downtown property
  • Check in: 4:00 PM
Oakwood at the Lexington at Market Square - Washington
+1-888-965-1860
400 8th St., Washington, DC 20004 ~0.45 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • Three Star property
  • Check-in: 15:30
Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
+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 D.C.. 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 D.C. will appreciate.
  • Luxury 5 star hotel
  • 373 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$250
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Oakwood Lansburgh at Penn Quarter : 425 8th St.
+1-888-897-9207
425 8th St., Washington, DC 20004 ~0.47 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • 3-star property
  • Check-in time: 15:30
Hotel Harrington - Washington
+1-888-311-4278
436 11th St. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.48 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • Two-star hotel
  • 260 sleeping rooms in hotel
Citizenm Washington DC Capitol
+1-888-469-4795
550 School St. Sw, Washington Dc, DC 20024 ~0.52 miles southeast of Smithsonian Institution
~9 minute walk
  • Affordable property
  • 252 rooms in hotel
From$90
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Riggs Washington DC Lvx
+1-888-734-9421
900 F St. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.56 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~10 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.
  • High end Convention Center hotel
  • Hotel has 7 meeting rooms
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, an IHG Hotel in Washington
+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.
  • High-end Downtown hotel
  • 183 rooms in hotel
From$153
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
JW Marriott Washington Dc
+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.
  • High end Downtown hotel
  • 33 suites in hotel
  • Almost all guests said the wifi quality was bad
  • Almost all guests said the reception staff was great
From$129
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Willard InterContinental Washington, an IHG Hotel - 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 property
  • 333 rooms in hotel
  • Close to public transport
  • The majority of guests said the beds were comfortable
From$189
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
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.
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Check in: 4:00pm
From$179
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
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
  • High-end Airport property
  • Airport shuttle available
From$269
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
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 center on property
From$179
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Grand Hyatt Washington
+1-888-389-4485
1000 H St. Nw, Washington, DC 20001 ~0.71 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~12 minute walk
  • High-end Downtown property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$111
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Washington Marriott at Metro Center
+1-888-389-4121
775 12th St. Nw, Washington, DC 20005 ~0.72 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~12 minute walk
  • 3 star property
  • Hotel has 454 rooms
  • New rooms
  • Every guests reviewed said the concierge service was amazing
From$459
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf - Washington
+1-888-675-2083
975 7th St. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.74 miles south of Smithsonian Institution
~13 minute walk
  • 4 star Riverfront property
  • Fitness + Health Center
Global Luxury Suites at Chinatown in Washington
+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
  • Check in: 4:00 PM
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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 Capitol National MallThe Holiday Inn Washington Capitol National Mall is a favored 3-Star hotel located ~0.4 mi. southeast of Smithsonian Institution and approx. a 7 minute walk by foot. Travelers gave this hotel an average guest review rating of 4/5.Get the latest price
3. Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.The Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. 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 D.C. and Willard InterContinental Washington, an IHG Hotel 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 D.C. and Willard InterContinental Washington, an IHG Hotel 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., L'enfant Plaza Hotel, and Holiday Inn Washington Capitol National Mall 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 $94.39 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 $139.89 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 $182.01 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 D.C. 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, an IHG Hotel, InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf and Holiday Inn Washington Capitol National Mall are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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