Washington

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Washington
Visit the nation’s capital to admire presidential monuments, tour fascinating museums, watch professional sports and see modern history being created.

Washington D.C. is an important destination to learn about the U.S., its historic past and eventful present. Tour monuments and museums and appreciate nonpolitical aspects of this impressive city.

The National Mall and Memorial Parks is a good place to begin, with a 2-mile (3-kilometer) stretch of attractions. Stand on the steps of the Lincoln Monument and remember Lincoln’s actions in freeing slaves and establishing a path to race equality in the U.S. Gaze over the reflecting pool to see the tall Washington Monument for the nation’s first president at the center of the mall and the dome of the U.S. Capitol in the distance.

View poignant memorials recognizing American veterans of the Vietnam War, Korean War and World War II near the reflecting pool. Monuments to Franklin Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson and Martin Luther King, Jr. surround the Tidal Pool just south of the mall. Take a paddleboat across the water for different monument perspectives. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is just east.

The Smithsonian has 13 sites along or near the National Mall. Stop at the Smithsonian Castle visitor center to plan your days of exploration, whatever your interests. Among the options are the Air and Space Museum, the Natural History Museum, the American History Museum, the American Indian Museum, the African American History and Culture Museum and the African Art Museum.

North of the National Mall is the president’s residence, the White House. For tours of the White House or observations of sessions in the U.S. Capitol, contact your member of congress or country embassy well in advance of your trip to D.C.

Other attractions in Washington D.C. include the National Gallery of Art, the Newseum, filled with interactive stories about freedom and free expression, and the Library of Congress,recognized asthe world’s largest library. Ford’s Theatre, where Lincoln was assassinated, is now a working theater. Enjoy outstanding performances at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. See professional football, baseball, hockey and basketball in nearby venues.

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Washington Plaza
Washington Plaza
4 out of 5
10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington, DC, 20005
Fully refundable
The price is HK$933 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
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Washington Plaza
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
550 C St SW, Washington, DC, 20024
Fully refundable
The price is HK$1,129 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Washington. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,378 reviews)
"Great location to see DC by walking. Nothing not to like!"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2022

Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel
The Madison Hotel
The Madison Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1177 15th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20005
The price is HK$1,285 per night from 19 Aug to 20 Aug
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury aparthotel in Washington. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,085 reviews)
"The property was great. Friendly staff and great breakfast! It was minutes away from dining and sites! The only complaint I have is the channel lineup for the TV."

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2022

The Madison Hotel
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Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
550 C St SW, Washington, DC, 20024
The price is HK$1,129 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Washington. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,378 reviews)
"Great location to see DC by walking. Nothing not to like!"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2022

Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel
The Madison Hotel
The Madison Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1177 15th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20005
The price is HK$1,285 per night from 19 Aug to 20 Aug
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury aparthotel in Washington. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,085 reviews)
"The property was great. Friendly staff and great breakfast! It was minutes away from dining and sites! The only complaint I have is the channel lineup for the TV."

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2022

The Madison Hotel
YOTEL Washington DC
YOTEL Washington DC
4 out of 5
415 New Jersey Ave Nw, Washington, DC, 20001
The price is HK$1,192 per night from 1 Sep to 2 Sep
Stay at this 4-star boutique aparthotel in Washington. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (525 reviews)
"Stay was great. Parking was way too expensive though"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2022

YOTEL Washington DC
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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