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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

AC Hotel National Harbor Washington DC Area : 156 Waterfront St.
+1-888-690-5247
156 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • Four star Resort property
  • Hotel has 8 floors
  • Free internet
  • Wonderful sightseeing
From$136
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Wyndham Vacation Resorts at National Harbor - National Harbor
+1-888-305-3366
250 Mariner Passage, National Harbor, MD 20745
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • 300 suites in hotel
  • Great room
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
Hampton Inn & Suites National Harbor in National Harbor
+1-800-881-1523
250 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
The Westin Washington National Harbor in Oxon Hill
+1-888-283-3404
171 Waterfront St., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~0.26 miles southwest of National Harbor
  • High-end Riverfront hotel
  • 4 meeting rooms in property
From$75
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Gaylord National in National Harbor
+1-866-221-8581
201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • Expensive Riverfront property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Too early for breakfast
  • Worst eggs
From$179
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MGM National Harbor
+1-866-429-5787
101 Mgm National Ave., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~0.74 miles northeast of National Harbor
  • Four-star property
  • Check in: 11:00
From$150
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Harborside Hotel - Oxon Hill
+1-888-690-5281
6400 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~1.54 miles northeast of National Harbor
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Pleasant entrance area
  • King size bed
Comfort Inn Oxon Hill : 6363 Oxon Hill Rd.
+1-888-690-5247
6363 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~1.64 miles northeast of National Harbor
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • 5 floors in property
  • Breakfast is mediocre
  • The majority of guests were happy with the shuttle service
From$84
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Residence Inn National Harbor : 192 Waterfront St.
+1-888-305-3366
192 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Free breakfast
  • Clean rooms
  • Most guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
From$119
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Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria
+1-800-881-1523
220 South Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~1.81 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • 120 sleeping rooms in hotel
Red Roof Inn Washington DC Oxon Hill
+1-888-283-3404
6170 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill, MD 20745 ~2.09 miles northeast of National Harbor
  • Cheap Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy Learn more
  • Good location
  • NO safety
From$71
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The Alexandrian Autograph Collection : 480 King St.
+1-866-221-8581
480 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.10 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • High end Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 6 meeting rooms
From$87
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Morrison House Autograph Collection : 116 South Alfred St.
+1-866-429-5787
116 South Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314 Website ~2.29 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • High-end Downtown property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
From$129
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Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area
+1-888-690-5281
5821 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303 ~2.35 miles west of National Harbor
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Check in: 3:00PM
  • Most guests said the view was so-so
  • Every guests reviewed were happy with the price of the breakfast
From$159
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Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria Va - Alexandria
+1-888-690-5247
901 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.39 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Affordable Riverfront property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Amazing River view
  • Breakfast is mediocre
Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
+1-888-305-3366
801 North Saint Asaph St., Alexandria, VA 22314 Website ~2.46 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 247 suites in hotel
Holiday Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town
+1-800-881-1523
625 1st St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.57 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Three Star Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 13 meeting rooms
From$61
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Old Colony Inn Alexandria in Alexandria
+1-888-283-3404
1101 North Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.64 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town / Duke Street : 1456 Duke St.
+1-866-221-8581
1456 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.65 miles west of National Harbor
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 3 conference rooms in property
From$75
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Hilton Garden Inn Alexandria Old Town - Alexandria
+1-866-429-5787
1620 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.72 miles west of National Harbor
  • Midscale hotel
  • 109 sleeping rooms in hotel
Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa
+1-888-690-5281
1600 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.73 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Most guests enjoyed the snacks that were offered
  • Plentiful street parking
From$100
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Hampton Inn Alexandria Old Town / King Street : 1616 King St.
+1-888-690-5247
1616 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.73 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Mid-scale property
  • Great overall location
  • Bathroom is ok
From$150
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Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria : 1619 King St.
+1-888-305-3366
1619 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 ~2.74 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • Four-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 2 suites
Wyndham Old Town Alexandria
+1-800-881-1523
1757 King St., Washington, DC 22314 ~2.77 miles northwest of National Harbor
  • 3-star property
  • Check in time: 16:00
From$90
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Red Roof Plus+ Washington DC Alexandria
+1-888-283-3404
5975 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303 ~2.79 miles west of National Harbor
  • Low Cost Highway property
  • Hotel has 115 rooms
  • There were only stairs
  • Great, friendly and accommodating staff
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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: $161.69

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: $124.82

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: $93.45

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, Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria and The Alexandrian Autograph Collection are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the top luxurious hotels in National Harbor?

AC Hotel National Harbor Washington DC Area, The Westin Washington National Harbor and Gaylord National are the top 3 luxury hotels near National Harbor city center.

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

AC Hotel National Harbor Washington DC Area, Wyndham Vacation Resorts at National Harbor, and Hampton Inn & Suites 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 $93.45 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 $124.82 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 $161.69 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in National Harbor?

Old Colony Inn Alexandria, Harborside Hotel and Suiteamerica Alexandria 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, Springhill Suites Alexandria and Residence Inn Alexandria at Carlyle 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?

Quality Inn Mt. Vernon and Comfort Inn Oxon Hill 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, Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alexandria Fort Belvoir 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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