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Potomac Maryland Accommodations

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The Potomac center point is approximately 2 miles northwest of Congressional Country Club and 5 miles south of Shady Grove Adventis Hospital.

In Maryland's Montgomery County, you'll find the quiet and affluent community of Potomac. In fact, Potomac was once recognized as the single most affluent town in the entire country. In addition to that, it's also the seventh most educated small town in America, according to Forbes. Because of this, it's no small coincidence that many residents of Potomac commute to nearby Washington, D.C., for work. Still, Potomac isn't all about work, as it's home to quite a few attractions that travelers from all over can come to enjoy. More from this guide...

Potomac Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

The Bolger Center 9600 Newbridge Dr., Potomac, MD 20854
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
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Bethesda Marriott Suites
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6711 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817 ~3.81 miles east of Potomac
  • Four star Suburban property
  • Check-in: 4:00PM
  • Most guests thought it was pleasantly quiet
  • Room was very clean
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Best Western Plus Rockville Hotel & Suites 1251 West Montgomery Ave., Rockville, MD 20850 ~5.21 miles north of Potomac
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
  • Good minibar
  • About half of guests had problems with the shower
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Even Hotel 1775 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 ~5.43 miles northeast of Potomac
  • 4 star Suburban hotel
  • 167 sleeping rooms in hotel
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Bethesda North Marriott
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5701 Marinelli Rd., Bethesda, MD 20852 ~5.45 miles east of Potomac
  • Four-star Suburban property
  • 18 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Bathroom could be optimized
  • Stylish Hotel
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Hilton DC / Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Ce : 1750 Rockville Pike 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 ~5.49 miles northeast of Potomac
  • Expensive Suburban property
  • 315 rooms in hotel
  • Fitness area can be optimized
  • Tasty, but pretty expensive breakfast buffet
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Cambria Hotel & Suites Rockville 1 Helen Heneghan Way, Rockville, MD 20850 Website ~5.55 miles northeast of Potomac
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 14 suites in hotel
Bethesda Marriott in Bethesda 5151 Pooks Hill Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814 ~5.68 miles east of Potomac
  • 4 star Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3 PM
  • Clean lobby
  • Most guests found problems with the furniture
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Rockville Gaithersburg : 14975b Shady Grove Rd. 14975b Shady Grove Rd., Rockville, MD 20850 ~5.75 miles north of Potomac
  • Three Star Rural hotel
  • Gym is available on property
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Hilton Garden Inn Rockville Gaithersburg : 14975 Shady Grove Rd. 14975 Shady Grove Rd., Rockville, MD 20850 ~5.77 miles north of Potomac
  • Three Star Rural hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
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Staybridge Suites Mclean Tysons Corner Wash. Dc 6845 Old Dominion Dr., Mclean, VA 22101 ~5.94 miles south of Potomac
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00PM
  • Well-maintained, according to 73%
  • All guests thought the service was very professional
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Courtyard Rockville 2500 Research Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850 ~6.03 miles north of Potomac
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 147 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Nice rooms
  • Almost all guests thought it was pleasantly quiet
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Mallory Square 15251 Siesta Key Way, Rockville, MD 20850 ~6.10 miles north of Potomac
  • Four-star property
  • 365 sleeping rooms in hotel
Extended Stay America Washington D.c. Rockville 2621 Research Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850 ~6.12 miles north of Potomac
  • Economy hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
Global Luxury Suites at Park Crest 8231 Crestwood Heights Dr., Mclean, VA 22102 ~6.15 miles south of Potomac
  • Four-star Suburban property
  • 5 rooms in hotel
Global Luxury Suites at Woodmont Triangle South - Bethesda 4800 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814 ~6.21 miles east of Potomac
  • High-end Downtown property
  • 3 sleeping rooms in hotel
Radisson Washington DC Rockville Md : 3 Research Court 3 Research Court, Rockville, MD 20850 Website ~6.25 miles north of Potomac
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 23 suites in property
Global Luxury Suites in Downtown Bethesda in Bethesda 8300 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814 Website ~6.26 miles east of Potomac
  • High-end Downtown hotel
  • 30 rooms in property
Sleep Inn Rockville 2 Research Court, Rockville, MD 20850 ~6.26 miles north of Potomac
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 80%
  • Bathroom could be bigger
The American Inn of Bethesda 8130 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814 ~6.33 miles east of Potomac
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Elevator in need of updating
  • Complimentary morning breakfast
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Doubletree by Hilton Bethesda : 8120 Wisconsin Ave. 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814 ~6.33 miles east of Potomac
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Check in time: 03:00 PM
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Sheraton Tysons Hotel - Vienna 8661 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182 ~6.34 miles south of Potomac
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Hotel has 24 floors
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Hilton Mclean Tysons Corner in Mclean 7920 Jones Branch Dr., Mclean, VA 22102 ~6.35 miles south of Potomac
  • Four-star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Professional service
  • Great shopping
Oakwood at Avalon Tysons Corner 1569 Onyx Dr., Mclean, VA 22102 ~6.36 miles south of Potomac
  • Midscale hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
Bethesda Court in Bethesda 7740 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814 ~6.45 miles east of Potomac
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 03:00PM
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The first European settlement in the area can be traced back to 1714 when Edward Offutt utilized a land grant gifted to him by Lord Baltimore. Since the land was near a Native American trade route, the area became known as Offutt's Crossroads as it grew in size. By 1881, Offutt's Crossroads had grown into a thriving community, but there were too many nearby towns with “Crossroads” in their names. That's why, in 1881, this community changed its name to Potomac. In the mid-20th century, it transitioned from agrarian to suburban and has continued to grow ever since.

To experience everything Potomac has to offer, you'll need someplace to rest and recharge in between your adventures, like a quality hotel. Whether you're looking for something on the affordable side or something downright luxurious, Potomac has plenty of options to choose from. With the diversity available among its hotel options, you can embark on your journey to Potomac knowing you've booked the exact kind of experience you want.

When to Visit Potomac, MD

The seasonal differences are quite drastic in Potomac, so you'll need to plan your trip accordingly if you want to get the most out of your experience. If you're looking for warm weather, for instance, late spring to early fall is the best time to travel. The hottest month is July, with average highs around 87 degrees and average lows around 66 degrees. Winters can get cold, but even then, Potomac's climate is far better than some of this town's more northern counterparts. Average mean temperatures are only below freezing in January, and average lows below freezing are confined to the winter months.

While you may be able to deal with standard temperatures, it's important to remember that moisture in the air can make all the difference. Similar to nearby Washington, D.C., Potomac can get very humid in the summer. In fact, the average relative humidity from May to October is greater than 60 percent. If you're more concerned about avoiding the rain, avoid planning your trip for the early spring. After winter is over, March hits with a high daily chance of rain at 23 percent. In contrast, January, November, and September feature the lowest daily chances of rain at 14 percent, 16 percent, and 17 percent, respectively.

Despite the rain and the humidity, summer is still the most popular season to travel. If this sounds fitting for you, keep in mind that hotel prices are going to be a bit higher than usual. The slowest season, on the other hand, is fall, so you'll be able to find some of the best deals at that time. Just be wary of the colder weather mixed with the occasional high chance of rain.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Potomac, MD:

seasonality of hotel rates in Potomac

Potomac, MD: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. nightly cost trends by star rating class in Potomac, MD. Browse these charts to evaluate the most cost effective seasons to stay in Potomac for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Potomac, MD

4 Star Average Prices: $132.53

You work hard for a living, so why not reward yourself with the pampering you deserve? Local luxury hotels in the Potomac area can provide an experience you'll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. Take the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner for example. Inside your room here, you can enjoy a pillow-top bed with a down comforter and premium bedding. Wireless internet and cable programming are available for your entertainment, and the hotel offers a 24-hour health club and an indoor pool. You can even grab a bite at the built-in restaurant, Harth.

Another great option is The Bolger Center, where you can enjoy a luxury-like experience. The guest rooms at this hotel offer a gorgeous garden view, and also feature plush beds so that you can get a great night of sleep. When you return to the hotel after a day of exploring the Potomac area, you can grab a drink and a delectable meal at the onsite Pony Express Bar & Grill, and when you need a little exercise, going for a swim in the indoor pool is a great idea.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Potomac

Affordable Hotels in Potomac, MD

3 Star Average Prices: $118.81

With so much to see and do in Potomac, you may not want to devote a large portion of your travel budget to lodging. The area has plenty of affordable hotels that can offer satisfactory amenities without breaking the bank. Take the Extended Stay America Washington D.C.-Herndon-Dulles, for example. This hotel features rooms with 32-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming, plus complimentary Wi-Fi. Complimentary breakfast is served every morning as well. For your convenience, the hotel also offers a 24-hour front desk with access to a safety deposit box.

You can also enjoy affordability and comfort at the Red Roof Inn Plus+ Washington DC-Rockville. This hotel offers complimentary wireless internet access in every room, and bathrooms include a hairdryer and shower/tub combination. Your room will also include blackout curtains and an iron/ironing board to make your stay as convenient as possible. For even more convenience, the front desk is open for 24 hours, and coffee and tea are available in the common area.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Potomac

2 Star Average Prices: $84.77

Where are the real discounts in Potomac

If you're looking for a bargain, Potomac has quite a few hotels offering discounts for qualified guests. If you're a government employee, you can enjoy a massive 42 percent off your stay at Bethesda Marriott Suites. This hotel certainly leans towards the more luxurious side of the spectrum, with both an outdoor and indoor pool in addition to a spa tub. Guests can enjoy a restaurant on-site as well as 24-hour room service. You can even get a buffet breakfast in the morning. Inside the rooms themselves, you'll find premium bedding and designer toiletries.

Another great discount can be found at the Courtyard by Marriott Rockville, where government employees get a 40-percent discount. Inside your room here, you'll find an LCD television equipped with satellite programming. Both wired and wireless internet access are included with your rate, and you can enjoy a complimentary weekday-morning newspaper at your in-room desk. The Bistro, the on-site restaurant, specializes in American cuisine. You can even enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast every morning and a refreshing drink at the end of the day in the bar/lounge area.

Value Hotels in Potomac, MD

For some travelers, finding the perfect middle ground between affordable and luxury lodging is fundamental to a great trip. If that sounds like you, consider the Radisson Hotel Washington DC-Rockville. Each room here comes with free Wi-Fi, satellite programming, and a safe to store your valuables. The on-site Atrium Restaurant features a bar area, and if you don't feel like leaving your room, room service is available for limited hours. You'll also find a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool here, as well as laundry services.

Stay at the William F. Bolger Center, and you can enjoy great value and a great location. Nestled in the heart of Potomac, this hotel offers a complimentary shuttle that will take you to all the important places around town. Additionally, this hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center, an indoor pool, and two on-site restaurants, Osgood's Restaurant and The Pony Express Bar and Grill. Inside your room, you'll find an MP3 docking station, flat-screen television, and free Wi-Fi. A coffee/tea maker is provided in every room as well, so you can always start your day off right.

Top Potomac, MD, Destinations

Whether you're interested in the outdoors or attractions in town, Potomac can provide for everyone. The Billy Goat Trail is one of the most popular destinations in the area. This well-maintained trail through the woods offers an invigorating hiking adventure and views of the nearby river as it flows around jagged rocks. Just make sure you're ready for the endeavor, as not every part of the trail is so easily traversable. Falls Road Park and Greenbriar Local Park offer an easier outdoor experience for those who want a more restful day outdoors.

If you're want to take in some local culture, a stop by the Glenstone Museum is a must. They've curated an incredible collection of post-WWII artwork that represents the cultural shift that has continued into the 21st century. If shopping is more to your liking, you may enjoy a visit to the Westfield Montgomery shopping center, where you can find a wide variety of retail stores, dining options, and services.

No matter where your Potomac adventure takes you, a great hotel is an absolute necessity for a satisfying trip. Whether you're staying within a budget in an affordable hotel or going all out in a luxury resort, the Potomac area has some of the best options available. Find the right hotel for your needs today and venture forth on an unforgettable trip to one of the most affluent and fun communities in the country.

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