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Hotels Near Smithsonian Institution - Washington DC

Accommodations close to Smithsonian Institution are provided in the list below sorted in the order of their distance (closest at the top). Browse our hotels/motels to find accommodations near Smithsonian Institution in Smithsonian Institution for your leisure or groups trips. We list the best lodging close to Smithsonian Institution so you can review the discounted Smithsonian Institution stay options below and book your ideal hotel. Planning a group hotel block? Request a Smithsonian Institution group hotel deal

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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 property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$200
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L'enfant Plaza Hotel : 480 L'enfant Plaza Sw
+1-888-675-2083
480 L'enfant Plaza Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.37 miles south of Smithsonian Institution
~6 minute walk
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$109
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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.
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
From$99
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Global Luxury Suites at the National Mall
+1-800-805-5223
565 Pennsylvania Ave. Northwest, Washington, DC 20001 ~0.44 miles northeast of Smithsonian Institution
~7 minute walk
  • Four-star Downtown hotel
  • 48 suites in property
From$155
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Oakwood at the Lexington at Market Square : 400 8th St.
+1-888-965-1860
400 8th St., Washington, DC 20004 ~0.45 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • 3 star property
  • 135 rooms in property
From$90
Excellent 5.0 /5 Recent Reviews Call BookMore Details
Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. : 1330 Maryland Ave. Sw
+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 Five Star property
  • Check in: 3pm
From$250
Very Good 4.0 /5 Recent Reviews Call BookMore Details
Oakwood Lansburgh at Penn Quarter - Washington
+1-888-897-9207
425 8th St., Washington, DC 20004 ~0.47 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • 3 star hotel
  • 11 floors in hotel
From$90
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Hotel Harrington in Washington
+1-888-311-4278
436 11th St. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.48 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~8 minute walk
  • 2 star property
  • Check-in time: 14:00
From$150
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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
  • Check-in: 11:00
From$90
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore 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.
  • 4-star Convention Center property
  • 11 floors in property
From$251
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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, an IHG Hotel
+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.
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$153
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JW Marriott Washington Dc in 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.
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Malfunctioning toilet
  • Superb location
From$129
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Willard InterContinental Washington, an IHG Hotel
+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 property
  • Near to public transport, according to 88%
  • Approx. half of guests complained about the room service
From$189
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore 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.
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • 233 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$179
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InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-749-6785
801 Wharf St. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.68 miles south of Smithsonian Institution
~12 minute walk
  • High-end Airport hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$269
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Hotel Washington in Washington
+1-888-878-9982
515 15th St. Nw, Washington, DC 20004 ~0.68 miles northwest of Smithsonian Institution
~12 minute walk
  • High-end Downtown property
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
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
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • 888 rooms in hotel
From$111
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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 hotel
  • 454 rooms in hotel
  • Spacious rooms
  • The price was too high for 92%
From$459
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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
  • Expensive Riverfront property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$75
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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 hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
From$225
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Pelican Residences : 825 10th St. Nw
+1-800-805-5223
825 10th St. Nw, Washington, DC 20268 ~0.76 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~13 minute walk
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
From$169
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Washington DC / Downtown
+1-888-965-1860
500 H St. Nw, Washington, DC 20001 ~0.80 miles northeast of Smithsonian Institution
~14 minute walk
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 198 rooms in property
From$79
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Hyatt House Washington DC / The Wharf
+1-888-788-5576
725 Wharf St. Sw, Washington, DC 20024 ~0.81 miles east of Smithsonian Institution
~14 minute walk
  • 4 star Riverfront hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$94
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Conrad Washington Dc : 950 New York Ave. Nw
+1-888-897-9207
950 New York Ave. Nw, Washington Dc, DC 20001 ~0.83 miles north of Smithsonian Institution
~14 minute walk
  • Luxurious Five Star Downtown property
  • Hotel has a green policy Read more
From$150
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Global Luxury Suites at the White House in Washington
+1-888-311-4278
733 15th St. Nw, Washington, DC 20005 ~0.85 miles northwest of Smithsonian Institution
~15 minute walk
  • High-end Downtown property
  • Hotel has 21 rooms
From$159
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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 4 out of 5. Get the latest price
2. Global Luxury Suites at the National Mall The Global Luxury Suites at the National Mall is a leading 4-Star hotel located approx. 0.4 miles northeast of Smithsonian Institution and approx. a 7 minute stroll. With a verified guest score of 4/5, this makes it one of the ideal hotel options close to Smithsonian Institution. Get the latest price
3. Oakwood at the Lexington at Market Square The Oakwood at the Lexington at Market Square is a leading 3-Star hotel located approx. 0.4 miles north of Smithsonian Institution and approx. a 7 minute stroll. Travelers gave this hotel a guest review score of 5/5. Get the latest price
4. 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 out of 5, this makes it one of the terrific hotels close to Smithsonian Institution. Get the latest price
5. Citizenm Washington DC Capitol The Citizenm Washington DC Capitol is an attractive 3 star hotel located about 0.5 miles southeast of Smithsonian Institution and approximately a 9 min. stroll. Recent travelers gave this hotel a guest review score of 4 out of 5. Get the latest price

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What are the best rated hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

Oakwood at the Lexington at Market Square, Conrad Washington Dc and Trump International Hotel Washington D.c. 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 $92.95 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 $137.76 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 $166.60 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

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

What are the best Marriott hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

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

What are the best IHG hotels near Smithsonian Institution?

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, an IHG Hotel, Willard InterContinental Washington, an IHG Hotel and InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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