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National Harbor Maryland Accommodations

Find accommodations in National Harbor with the hotel list provided below. Search for the cheapest discounted hotel and motel rates in or near National Harbor, MD for your personal leisure or group travel. We list the best National Harbor Maryland hotel rooms. Review the National Harbor hotel list below to find the perfect lodging. We also have a map of the National Harbor hotels. Planning a group? Lock in National Harbor Group Hotel Discounts

The National Harbor center point is around the area of MGM National Harbor Casino.

National Harbor, Maryland is a development along the banks of the Potomac River. Its proximity to Washington, D.C., makes it a popular destination for all kinds of travelers. Businessmen visit for meetings, professionals come for conferences, schools schedule field trips, and families plan vacations. Couples may book accommodations in National Harbor for their honeymoon or a weekend getaway, and there are a variety of events throughout the year to draw even more tourists. More from this guide...

National Harbor Hotels & Accommodations

Hyatt Place National Harbor
+1-888-389-4121
123 Waterfront St., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~0.09 miles west of National Harbor
  • 3-star Convention Center property
  • 7 floors in hotel
From$59
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AC Hotel by Marriott National Harbor Washington, D.C. Area : 156 Waterfront St.
+1-888-675-2083
156 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • Affordable Resort hotel
  • 6 suites in property
  • Tiny closet
  • Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette
From$136
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Club Wyndham National Harbor - National Harbor
+1-800-716-8490
250 Mariner Passage, National Harbor, MD 20745
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Most guests thought they were poorly maintained
  • Service is relatively professional
From$79
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The Westin Washington National Harbor : 171 Waterfront St.
+1-800-805-5223
171 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • 4 star Riverfront property
  • Hotel has 195 rooms
From$149
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Hampton Inn & Suites National Harbor - Alexandria Area in National Harbor
+1-888-965-1860
250 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$99
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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor
+1-888-788-5576
201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • High end Riverfront property
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Most guests complained about the bathroom
  • Internet is affordable
From$179
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MGM National Harbor Resort & Casino : 101 Mgm National Ave.
+1-888-897-9207
101 Mgm National Ave., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~0.74 miles northeast of National Harbor
  • High-end hotel
  • 23 floors in property
From$199
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Harborside Hotel : 6400 Oxon Hill Rd.
+1-888-311-4278
6400 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~1.54 miles northeast of National Harbor
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • 16 suites in property
  • Almost all guests said rooms were clean
  • Good nights rest
From$89
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Comfort Inn Oxon Hill
+1-888-469-4795
6363 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~1.64 miles northeast of National Harbor
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Free breakfast available
  • Very old furnishings
  • Most guests enjoyed the shower
From$84
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Residence Inn National Harbor Washington, DC Area in National Harbor
+1-888-734-9421
192 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • 6 conference rooms in property
  • Most guests thought it was pleasantly quiet
  • Most guests thought the service was very professional
From$119
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Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria
+1-888-841-5292
220 South Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~1.82 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
From$80
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Red Roof Inn Washington DC Oxon Hill
+1-888-455-5160
6170 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~2.09 miles northeast of National Harbor
  • 2 star Suburban property
  • 120 rooms in hotel
  • The majority of guests said the reception staff was ok
  • Close to restaurants, bars and shopping areas
From$71
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The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection
+1-888-965-8297
480 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.10 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$87
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Morrison House Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection in Alexandria
+1-888-906-6358
116 South Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.29 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
From$129
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Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area in Alexandria
+1-888-749-6785
5821 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303 ~2.35 miles west of National Harbor
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Great night rest
  • Store was great
From$159
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Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria
+1-888-878-9982
901 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.39 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Mid-scale Riverfront property
  • Gym is available on property
  • Paid for valet
  • Great reception
From$68
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Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
+1-888-389-4485
801 North Saint Asaph St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.46 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 12 meeting rooms in property
From$85
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Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
+1-888-389-4121
801 N St. Asaph St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.46 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • High end Downtown property
  • Hotel has 12 meeting rooms
From$75
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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Alexandria - Old Town, an IHG Hotel - Alexandria
+1-888-675-2083
625 1st St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.57 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Affordable Airport property
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Breakfast prices were ok, according to 58%
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
From$80
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Old Colony Inn Alexandria in Alexandria
+1-800-716-8490
1101 North Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.64 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Mid-scale Airport hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$79
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Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town/Duke Street by Marriott
+1-800-805-5223
1456 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.65 miles west of National Harbor
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 8 floors in hotel
From$75
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Hilton Garden Inn Alexandria Old Town National Harbor in Alexandria
+1-888-965-1860
1620 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.72 miles west of National Harbor
  • Three Star property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$99
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Lorien Hotel & Spa - Alexandria
+1-888-788-5576
1600 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.73 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • High-end Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 6 floors
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
  • Friendly service
From$100
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Hampton Inn Alexandria-Old Town/King St. Metro
+1-888-897-9207
1616 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.73 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • 80 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • The majority of guests thought they were poorly maintained
  • Fantastic restaurants/bars
From$150
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Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria - Alexandria
+1-888-311-4278
1625 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.75 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • High-end Downtown property
  • 124 rooms in property
From$150
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Club Wyndham Old Town Alexandria : 1757 King St.
+1-888-469-4795
1757 King St., Washington, DC 22314 ~2.77 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • 3-star hotel
  • Hotel has 88 rooms
From$90
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Red Roof Plus+ Washington DC Alexandria
+1-888-734-9421
5975 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303 ~2.79 miles west of National Harbor
  • 3-star Highway property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Toilet flush did not work
  • Near to public transport, according to 88%
From$59
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Hilton Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria
+1-888-841-5292
1767 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.85 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • High end Downtown hotel
  • 10 meeting rooms in property
From$119
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Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria
+1-888-455-5160
1900 Diagonal Rd., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.87 miles west of National Harbor
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 8 floors
From$75
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alexandria Fort Belvoir An Ihg Ho in Alexandria
+1-888-965-8297
6055 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303 ~2.93 miles west of National Harbor
  • 3 star property
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
From$79
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Springhill Suites Alexandria : 6065 Richmond Highway
+1-888-906-6358
6065 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303 ~2.98 miles west of National Harbor
  • Midscale Highway property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Housekeeping was ok, according to 64%
  • Management should be more attentive
From$80
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Westin Alexandria in Alexandria
+1-888-749-6785
400 Courthouse Sq., Alexandria, VA 22314 Website ~3.00 miles west of National Harbor
  • High-end Suburban property
  • 20 meeting rooms in property
  • Staff wonderful
  • Minibar can be a problem
From$75
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Days Inn by Wyndham Alexandria South - Alexandria
+1-888-878-9982
6100 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303 ~3.08 miles west of National Harbor
  • Two-star Highway hotel
  • Check-in time: after 3 pm
From$75
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Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle : 2345 Mill Rd.
+1-888-389-4485
2345 Mill Rd., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~3.12 miles west of National Harbor
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • 181 rooms in property
From$89
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Whyhotel by Placemakr Carlyle Crossing
+1-888-389-4121
2455 Mandeville Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314 ~3.31 miles west of National Harbor
  • Expensive Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 4PM
From$109
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Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle An Ihg Hotel - Alexandria
+1-888-675-2083
2460 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22314 Website ~3.39 miles west of National Harbor
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 207 rooms in hotel
From$78
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Alexandria in Alexandria
+1-800-716-8490
6421 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306 Website ~3.56 miles west of National Harbor
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 31 suites in property
From$63
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Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest in Alexandria
+1-800-805-5223
2700 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~3.68 miles west of National Harbor
  • Mid-scale property
  • Breakfast was not included
  • Almost all guests found the staff to be very friendly
From$109
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Springhill Suites by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest in Alexandria
+1-888-965-1860
2950 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~3.93 miles west of National Harbor
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Accessible parking
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
From$80
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Quality Inn Mt. Vernon : 7212 Richmond Highway
+1-888-788-5576
7212 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306 Website ~4.17 miles west of National Harbor
  • 2-star Highway hotel
  • 3 suites in property
  • Nice pool
  • World class service
From$67
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Extended Stay America Suites DC Alexandria Eisenhower Ave - Alexandria
+1-888-897-9207
200 Blue Stone Rd., Alexandria, VA 22304 ~4.36 miles west of National Harbor
  • Economy Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Easily accessible by car, said 83%
  • Friendly service
From$69
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Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
+1-888-311-4278
2850 South Potomac Ave., Arlington, VA 22202 ~4.68 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • 3 star hotel
  • Hotel has 14 floors
  • Close to parking areas and the airport
  • Popular among families
From$149
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Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel : 2800 South Potomac Ave.
+1-888-469-4795
2800 South Potomac Ave., Arlington, VA 22202 ~4.76 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • 4-star property
  • Check in: 15:00
From$160
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Courtyard by Marriott Arlington Crystal City/Reagan National - Arlington
+1-888-734-9421
2899 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 ~4.79 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • 3 star hotel
  • Comfortable beds
  • Most guests complained about the bathroom
From$99
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Holiday Inn National Airport
+1-888-841-5292
2650 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 ~4.88 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • 280 rooms in property
From$59
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Holiday Inn National Airport/Crystal City, an IHG Hotel in Arlington
+1-888-455-5160
2650 Richmond Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 ~4.92 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$99
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Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan National Airport
+1-888-965-8297
2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 ~5.04 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Mid-scale Airport property
  • 393 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$109
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Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington
+1-888-906-6358
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 ~5.04 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Expensive Airport property
  • Shuttle to airport available
From$89
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Hilton Garden Inn Reagan National Airport
+1-888-749-6785
2020 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 ~5.19 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$89
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Hampton Inn & Suites Arlington Crystal City DCA - Arlington
+1-888-878-9982
2000 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 ~5.21 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Mid-scale Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 22 suites
From$85
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Graph: Next 20 Days of National Harbor Hotel Prices

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all National Harbor, MD discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest National Harbor hotel for each day and each star rating category.

No matter when or why you come to National Harbor, you will find a healthy variety of hotels, inns, resorts, and motels to choose from. Spend the morning shopping before browsing the monuments and museums of the capital, or plan an afternoon tour followed by dinner at one of the many local restaurants. When you aren't stuck in a meeting, take the time to explore. The area offers plenty of events and attractions to keep you entertained, from historical sites to pop concerts.

When to Visit National Harbor, MD

If you're planning a stay in National Harbor, you probably have at least one or two D.C. attractions on your itinerary, and one of the best times to visit D.C. is in the spring. Thanks to the Cherry Blossom Festival and the eponymous trees lining the city, late March and early April have become a popular season for tourism. Not only are the cherry blossoms gorgeous, but they are an iconic feature of the capital city — something you should see in person at least once in your life.

Another excellent choice is fall. During the months of September through November, fall foliage paints the area in vibrant colors, and the heat of summer gives way to cool breezes. Just keep in mind that the better the weather, the higher hotel prices will be. It's no secret that spring or fall is the ideal time to visit, so the city may be crowded.

You can find lower prices during winter, but you run the risk of getting snowed in. Summer, meanwhile, often brings sweltering heat. The weather may be of less concern, though, if you plan to spend most of your time indoors browsing the city's many museums.

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

seasonality of hotel rates in National Harbor

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average price trends by star rating class in National Harbor, MD. Analyze these charts to calculate the least expensive dates to book a room in National Harbor for any future trips.

Luxury Hotel Options in National Harbor, MD

4 Star Average Prices: $162.35

The National Harbor area does boast several luxury hotels, including Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center. This resort has an on-site coffee house, three restaurants, a rooftop lounge, and a lobby bar. Breakfast is available for a fee; choose from a buffet, continental, hot, grab-n-go, or full American breakfast. Get in a workout at the pool or fitness center, then head to the resort's spa and salon to relax. Even the in-room bathrooms are impressive, with granite countertops, marble floors, and separate bathtubs and showers.

If only the best will do, remember that Washington, D.C., is home to several five-star hotels, most of which are only eight miles from National Harbor. There are two Ritz-Carlton hotels in the city, as well as a Four Seasons hotel and the Rosewood Washington, D.C. No matter which you choose, you will be surrounded by luxurious amenities such as full-service spas, world-class restaurants, and spacious rooms.

4 Star Hotel Prices in National Harbor

Affordable Hotel Options in National Harbor, MD

3 Star Average Prices: $139.06

Because National Harbor, Maryland, is located just south of Washington, D.C., its hotels fill with business and leisure travelers quickly. This drives prices up, making budget-friendly rates difficult to find. However, you will find a few affordable options in the area, especially if you are willing to stay a few miles away from National Harbor.

For instance, there is a Motel 6 in nearby Springfield, Virginia, with fair reviews and rates below $75 per night. This pet-friendly hotel offers laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and free self parking. Coffee and tea can be found in the common areas, and Wi-Fi is available for a surcharge. Past guests appreciated the location, friendly service, and overall cleanliness of this Motel 6.

The Colony South Hotel & Conference Center is a 3-star suburban hotel located in Clinton, Maryland. Its stand-out features are its proximity to the metro station and Joint Base Andrews, as well as the quality of its staff. Rates run between $70 and $100 per night. For that price, you get access to an impressive array of amenities, including an on-site restaurant, lounge, cafe, sauna, and fitness center. You can also enjoy the hotel's spa services, heated indoor pool, complimentary Wi-Fi, and free area shuttle.

In this area, the most affordable hotel rates often come at the expense of amenities or location. Both of the hotels mentioned above are within 10 miles of National Harbor, but if you are willing to stay 20 to 30 miles away, you might find even better prices. Alternatively, you can opt for a hotel that is closer and less expensive, but offers fewer amenities and more dated rooms.

3 Star Hotel Prices in National Harbor

2 Star Average Prices: $94.01

2 Star Hotel Prices in National Harbor

Best Discounts in National Harbor, MD

The Country Inn & Suites in Woodbridge, Virginia offers an excellent government and military discount that brings room rates below $100 for a room with two queen beds. AAA and AARP members can find rates around $130. Both are particularly good bargains when you consider the hotel's excellent reviews, location, food, service, and cleanliness. Guests receive complimentary breakfast along with free Wi-Fi, parking, use of a nearby fitness center, and newspapers.

The Comfort Inn & Suites in nearby Waldorf, Maryland offers similar discounts and even better prices, with rates below $100 per night for AAA members, AARP members, senior, and military or government employees. Previous guests have praised the spacious rooms and complimentary buffet breakfast. The free Wi-Fi, parking, and newspapers add a little extra value.

Other chain hotels offer similar discounts. Some even have rewards programs with a points system for loyal customers, vacation packages, and last-minute booking deals. On the other end of the spectrum, you can often save money by booking online in advance or booking several rooms at a group rate.

Best Value Options in National Harbor, MD

Many hotels in the area find a happy medium between luxury and affordability. The Best Western Plus in La Plata, Maryland is about 20 miles away from National Harbor. However, rates range from around $110 to $150, and for that price, you get access to several great amenities. Business travelers will appreciate the meeting space, fax and photocopy services, and business center. The newly-renovated rooms include a microwave and refrigerator, HBO movies, and a desk area. All guests can take advantage of the exercise facilities, outdoor pool, and complimentary breakfasts, while Best Western Rewards members have access to executive/club floors and VIP services.

If you'd like to stay a little close, the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Waldorf has guest rooms for less than $100 per night and suites for less than $150. Its convenient location, combined with the complimentary Wi-Fi, parking, and breakfast, make it a great value for the money. Pets are allowed, and guests have free access to a nearby fitness facility. Rooms include cable programming, refrigerators, and flat-screen TVs.

You could also try the Comfort Inn Joint Andrews in Clinton, Maryland, the Comfort Inn Gunston Corner in Lorton, Virginia, or the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson in Waldorf. All three offer rates that start around $100 and stay below $140, as well as basic amenities. The Quality Inn Camp Springs and the Comfort Suites of Woodbridge/Potomac Mills are also excellent choices with rates below $150 per night.

Attractions in National Harbor, MD

In your excitement to hit the biggest tourist attractions in Washington, D.C., don't forget about the ones in National Harbor itself, starting with the 36-foot carousel. Decorated in an Americana theme, the Carousel at National Harbor is open Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 12 to 8 p.m. Hours are extended to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and the carousel opens an hour early on Wednesdays. A picnic and playground area can be found nearby, and birthday party packages are available.

The Capital Wheel, a 180-foot Ferris wheel on the Potomac River waterfront, is another year-round family attraction. Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the Capital Wheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas with stunning views of the area, including the White House and Capitol, the National Mall, and Arlington Cemetery. It can even be booked for private events, with catering available from Wolfgang Puck.

Summer in particular brings a variety of other outdoor activities. If you are in town during late spring, summer, or early fall, check out the Miller Farms Farmer's Market for some fresh local produce, flowers, baked goods, and more. Then catch a date night movie (Thursdays at 7 p.m.) or a family movie (Sundays at 6 p.m.) courtesy of Movies on the Potomac.

For those who want to spend some time on the water, Boating in DC rents out kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards. Kayak tours and lessons are also available, with the season running May through September. You can charter a yacht through National Elite Private Yacht or book a Potomac River cruise on the Odyssey or Spirit of Washington.

FAQs about hotels in National Harbor

What are the best rated hotels in National Harbor?

Hampton Inn & Suites National Harbor - Alexandria Area, Club Wyndham Old Town Alexandria and Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the 4-5 star hotels in National Harbor?

The Westin Washington National Harbor, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center and MGM National Harbor Resort & Casino are the top 3 luxury hotels near National Harbor city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of National Harbor?

Hyatt Place National Harbor, AC Hotel by Marriott National Harbor Washington, D.C. Area, and Club Wyndham National Harbor are the properties closest to National Harbor city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in National Harbor cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in National Harbor can be as cheap as $94.01 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in National Harbor cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in National Harbor has been $139.06 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in National Harbor cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in National Harbor has been $162.35 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in National Harbor?

Harborside Hotel, Old Colony Inn Alexandria and Whyhotel by Placemakr Carlyle Crossing are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in National Harbor?

Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, Fairfield Inn & Suites Alexandria and The Westin Washington National Harbor are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in National Harbor?

Comfort Inn Oxon Hill and Quality Inn Mt. Vernon are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in National Harbor?

Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria, Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Alexandria - Old Town, an IHG Hotel and Lorien Hotel & Spa are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Recent traveler guest reviews of National Harbor, MD

Below are reviews of the city of National Harbor, MD from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Family Friendly"
Score 4.0 / 5

Lots of good food and family friendly.

Mary G., from 16-Jun-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of National Harbor, MD shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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