The capital of the United States, Washington DC, has a lot to offer the tourists. It has a plethora of monuments, museums and other attractions. If you are a history buff, you can go take a look at the Declaration of Independence, visit the infamous Watergate building, explore the site in Ford’s Theatre where Lincoln was assassinated or see the Lincoln Memorial which is well known for Martin Luther’s celebrated speech ‘I have a dream’.
This city is also home to the Kennedy Center, the National Theatre and the Folger Theatre. It has 19 Smithsonian Museums; some of which are the National Museum of Natural History, the National Air and Space Museum, and the National Museum of American History, all with no entrance fee. Washington also oozes power with the presence of the White House, the Supreme Court, the Congress, and the Pentagon.
As this city is visited by many tourists from around the world, there are a number of hotels across Washington DC. They range from big chain hotels to smaller boutique hotels. Usually, your budget decides your choice of hotel and there are several in the city that are considered to be the best value for money.
This hotel is located right in the heart of Washington DC. Situated on a residential street, it is an 82-room boutique hotel. If you are looking for an affordable hotel in a lively area, this is the perfect choice for you. The staff is known for being friendly and accommodating. This hotel has a restaurant as well as a bar; and it also provides in-room spa services. The White House is a 10 minute walk away while the Dupont Circle can be reached in 2 minutes.
Morris Lapidus, of the Miami Beach’s Eden Roc fame, designed the Washington Plaza Hotel. Opened in 1962, this downtown hotel was recently renovated in 2010. It houses one of the city’s best outdoor swimming pools. It also features a gym and a restaurant. The rooms at Washington Plaza have a modern look and are decorated with mahogany furniture. The White House is less than 1.6 km away and the nearest metro station, the McPherson Square, is only 7 minutes away. Number Ten Thomas is the hotel’s restaurant and it serves American cuisine. This is the ideal hotel if you plan to visit with family because of its central location and the pool decks.
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