The Best High-End Boutique Stays in Washington, DC

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From AirBnB, to budget properties, to luxurious accommodations like those below, visitors to Washington DC will be comfortable at any price.

Hyatt Regency Washington DC

A lovely little hotel right near the US Capitol, the Hyatt Regency Washington DC provides all the comforts of home and more. Guests will enjoy premium bedding, climate-controlled rooms, HDTVs, and even an indoor heated pool. Rates are expected to be anywhere from $160 to $300 and guests can add on a breakfast package with the on-site American Grill restaurant. Nearby is plenty to do, including touring the US Capitol building or the White House, or checking out any of the Smithsonian Museums. Hundreds of restaurants are also within walking distance and are suitable for any palate, including French Bistro Bis or even Indian food at Risika.

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

A classy name brings high expectations and the Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. doesn’t disappoint. Being a luxury hotel, guests are treated with fine Italian linens, marble bathrooms, high speed Wi-Fi, a sauna with plenty of spa treatment options, and more. Of course, this leads to rates being $500 per night and up. Being close to Georgetown, a charming yet busy town next to downtown Washington DC, means that restaurants and top-quality shopping fit for guests of the Ritz-Carlton are just a stone’s throw away. Those with a sweet-tooth should visit Georgetown Cupcake, the real cupcake shop of TLC’s DC Cupcakes – but be prepared to wait in the line around the block!

W Washington D.C.

Just like at a Ritz-Carlton, guests at the W Washington D.C. can expect the same high class comforts, such as pillow top bedding, rainfall showerheads, LCD TVs. Guests can also access the private rooftop terrace overlooking downtown. Being just blocks away from the main sights, such as the White House, means tourists won’t be far from the hot spots or luxury. Rates start at $484 per night and rise depending on the season, yet guests are allowed to bring along their dogs and cats and will love that the W Washington DC has been a popular choice for celebrities, politicians, and even past presidents.

Omni Shoreham Hotel

Offering rooms with as much space as 1700 square feet, the Omni Shoreham Hotel is a charming boutique stay located right near Rock Creek Park and the National Zoo. Guests will enjoy the outdoor pool from May through October as well as the other outdoor-friendly activities, such as sitting by the campfire or on the hammocks. Rate at the Omni Shoreham Hotel start at $200 and is another famous hotel that often hosts world leaders, inaugural balls, and celebrities.

The Hay-Adams

If you’d like to have a direct view of the White House from your hotel, The Hay-Adams is the perfect luxury boutique spot to book your accommodations. With rates starting at $320 per night for the lead-in room category and hiking up to over $2000 per night for suites, guests can expect the ultimate in comfort. Each room is adorned with colonial, charming décor, and visitors will find high-vaulted ceiling and hand-carved wood furniture throughout the hotel.


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