Best Hotels near Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture

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    The Hay-Adams

    0.7 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Named for the former tenants of the site – Secretary of State John Hay and journalist Henry Adams (who was also a member of the presidential Adams family) – The Hay-Adams is steeped in American history. Perched on the edge of Lafayette Square, The Hay-Adams boasts a spectacular vantage point of the White House and the National Mall. Here, guests are greeted by head-to-toe period decor; the lobby is decked out in rich wooden paneling and marble floors, while guest rooms feature neutral tones with elegant bedspreads. Long story short: If you're a history buff, The Hay-Adams is the place for you. That said, this property isn't completely stuck in the past. Accommodations also house Etro toiletries, complimentary Wi-Fi access, 50-inch flat-screen TVs and SoundLink music systems. Meanwhile, The Lafayette – the hotel's elegant dining room – garners high praise from recent guests for its impeccable service, tasty culinary offerings, and impressive views of the White House. What's more, Leaders Club members get perks like room upgrades and complimentary breakfast at this hotel.
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    Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C.

    0.37 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.4 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Located within the Old Post Office building on historic Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Washington, D.C., the Trump International Hotel opened in 2016 and is steps from the National Mall and the White House, as well as numerous museums, shops and restaurants. Inside, the hotel offers 263 guest rooms and suites decorated in a blue, cream and ivory color palette with crystal chandeliers, 14- to 16-foot ceilings, five-fixture bathrooms and large windows with expansive city views. Accommodations also boast original structural details, including hardwood doors, wainscoting and wall paneling, which were all restored during the renovation process. The hotel is also home to The Spa by Ivanka Trump, a fitness center and numerous spaces for meetings and events, including the 13,141-square-foot Presidential Ballroom that can host receptions for up to 1,335 guests. When it comes time to eat, recent guests recommended reserving a table at BLT Prime by David Burke for dry-aged steaks and iconic views of the Clock Tower. Or try imbibing "wine by the spoon" as well as Champagne flights at the Benjamin Bar & Lounge.
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    The Willard InterContinental

    0.42 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.5 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    The massive Willard sits at the heart of everything D.C.; the National Mall and all of the most recognizable monuments are within walking distance. And recent guests say The Willard InterContinental's interior is just as impressive as its surroundings, particularly the massive marble columns and intricate chandeliers in the lobby. Elegant decor extends to The Willard's accommodations, which feature eye-popping red accents, wood furnishings and luxurious amenities like flat-screen TVs, individual climate controls and fully stocked minibars. To ensure a restful night's sleep, request a room that looks west, facing the Washington Monument rather than 14th Street. And after a long day of sightseeing, you can relax at the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa or grab a bite to eat at one of the on-site reastaurants. If you participate in InterContinental's Rewards Club, you can accrue or redeem free perks and discounts by choosing to stay here.
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    Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC

    0.53 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.4 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Situated two blocks south of the Smithsonian metro station, this beautiful hotel affords scenic views of the Tidal Basin and easy access to popular attractions like the Smithsonian Museums, the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial. Most guests love their stays at this Mandarin Oriental thanks to its array of amenities, including The Spa and an on-site art gallery. The recently renovated accommodations also win over recent guests because of their wooden furnishings, Asian design elements and high-end amenities like deep-soaking tubs, high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs. Meanwhile, the hotel's two on-site restaurants – Muze and the Empress Lounge – earn a thumbs-up for their gourmet cuisine and stylish ambiance. The Mandarin Oriental also boasts an indoor swimming pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Yet for many guests, it's the hotel's wonderful customer service that won them over.
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    Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

    0.66 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Sitting next to Lafayette Square in downtown D.C. – just minutes from the White House and the National Mall – the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is an excellent choice for travelers looking to take full advantage of the city's sights. But this property also caters to the luxury set with its services and facilities, including its fitness center and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Accommodations come equipped with contemporary furnishings and high-end touches like marble bathrooms and glass-enclosed showers, not to mention HDTVs, stocked minibars and sumptuous linens. Lodgers were equally complimentary of the Opalie Bar & Brasserie for its gourmet French fare and attentive wait staff. Though some recent guests bemoan Sofitel's high price tags, most claim that the hotel gave them the best night's sleep they'd had in ages. (What's more, members of the AccorHotels loyalty program can earn points towards a free night's stay).
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    Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC

    0.68 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.7 miles to city center
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Rubbing elbows with the National Portrait Gallery and the Verizon Center, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC is just as fun and funky as nearby Chinatown. This stylish Kimpton hotel blends vibrant colors and elegant furnishings in its eclectic decor. Meanwhile, accommodations here earn praise from previous visitors for their luxurious amenities like high-speed internet access (included in daily amenity fee), flat-screen TVs and pet necessities (such as bowls and beds). Recent guests can't stop raving about the hotel's warm and inviting guest rooms, but don't plan on spending all your time cooped up in your digs, no matter how smitten you are with their design. For delectable eats, head to the Dirty Habit, a cocktail lounge with Asian-influenced small plates. If you participate in the IHG Rewards Club program, you can receive perks and extras by choosing to stay here.
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    W Washington D.C.

    0.39 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.5 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Rubbing elbows with the Department of the Treasury and the White House, the W Washington D.C. places guests in the heart of our country's political sphere. This W property is much more colorful than its white-stone neighbors; guests love the hotel's funky red furniture and purple lighting, which gives the W a nightclub-esque feel. In addition to the decor, previous visitors praise the accommodations, furnished with 350-thread-count linens, flat-screen TVs and high-speed internet access (for a fee). Visitors also compliment the W's upscale dining venue Pinea Restaurant, but for many, the highlight of this hotel is the P.O.V. rooftop lounge, which boasts breathtaking views of the National Mall. Just keep in mind: If you're looking for a quiet place to stay, this is not the right place for you. Some recent guests say that the noise level can be a problem for those trying to get a restful night's sleep. And because this hotel is part of the Marriott hotel family, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and use points here.
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    Washington Marriott at Metro Center

    0.63 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.7 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Washington Marriott at Metro Center is a 3.5 star hotel located at 775 12th Street NW in Washington, D.C.. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1362 reviews.
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    Club Quarters Hotel in Washington, D.C.

    0.78 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.9 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Situated next to several public transportation options and only two blocks from the White House, the Club Quarters Hotel in Washington, D.C., is a hit with both business and leisure travelers thanks to its central location. While those in town on long-term business can opt for an extended stay apartment, short-terms travelers have their pick between club and standard rooms as well as larger accommodations that include kitchenettes. No matter which room type you choose, you'll find your lodgings equipped with flat-screen TVs, Keurig coffee makers and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Guests also have access to an on-site, 24-hour fitness center and the Club Living Room, where complimentary coffee, tea and snacks are served. When just snacks won't do, the hotel offers the French-inspired Café Soleil. If you'd rather explore the D.C. dining scene, there are numerous restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. Overall, travelers reported a good experience at this Club Quarters outpost, although some visitors felt the decor was dated.
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    Grand Hyatt Washington

    0.7 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Grand Hyatt Washington is a 4 star hotel located at 1000 H Street NW in Washington, D.C.. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 6524 reviews.
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    JW Marriott Washington, DC

    0.37 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.5 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Surrounded by the hustle and bustle of downtown D.C., the JW Marriott makes a great jumping off point for exploring the nation's capital. Located within a few blocks of the National Mall, this Marriott outpost serves as an ideal location for Cherry Blossom Festival attendees and Smithsonian museum-goers. Recent guests also love that sightseeing favorites, such as Ford's Theatre and the White House, are just a short walk away. The recently renovated guest rooms include new decor and modern amenities like flat-screen TVs and minifridges. The hotel's two tasty restaurants also fare well with travelers, though some recent visitors do say the service can be spotty. If you're a member of the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program, you can use or accrue points by choosing to stay here.
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    Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown

    0.67 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown is a 3 star hotel located at 815 14th St NW in Washington, D.C.. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 3558 reviews.
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    Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol

    0.78 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.7 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol is a 3 star hotel located at 550 C St SW in Washington, D.C.. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 3055 reviews.
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    Hampton Inn Washington, D.C./White House

    0.79 miles away

    Washington, DC
    0.9 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    2.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Hampton Inn Washington, D.C./White House is a 2.5 star hotel located at 1729 H Street N.W. in Washington, D.C.. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 989 reviews.

Frequently Asked Questions About Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture Hotels

What are the best boutique hotels?

The best boutique hotels in Washington, D.C. are Kimpton Hotel Madera and The Kimpton Donovan. View the best boutique hotels.

What are the best pool hotels?

The Kimpton Donovan and The Liaison Capitol Hill, A Joie de Vivre Hotel are ranked among the best hotels with pools in Washington, D.C.. View the best hotels with pools.

What are the best family hotels?

Top-ranked family hotels in Washington, D.C. include Kimpton Hotel Madera and The Kimpton Donovan. View the best family hotels.

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The best hotels offering spa treatments in Washington, D.C. are W Washington D.C. and Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. View the best spa hotels.

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