Washington, DC -Lodging

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    No matter what your budget is, Washington D.C. has hotels, suites, bed and breakfasts and penthouses to match any budget or historic taste.

    Female Speaker: Whether you are looking for a luxury suite frequented by world leaders or affordable accommodations for the family, a classic property steeped in history or a cozy and romantic bed and breakfast, Washington has room for all taste and budgets.

    Christian Clerc: When people come to Washington, they are pleasantly surprised by the variety and the choices that they have regardless of the price point you are looking at and you will find the right hotel for you in Washington.

    Female Speaker: Luxury accommodations in the nation's capital range in style form classic to contemporary. Many are clustered between downtown and Georgetown in the districts exclusive to Westend including the five star Four Season, which features the presidential suite complete with bullet proof glass.

    Closer to the National Mall, the elegant Mandarin Oriental has breathtaking views of the Tidal Basin and monuments. As with any world class city a tint of service and luxury amenities are the standard at all of Washington D.

    C.

    's deluxe properties.

    A stay in one of Washington's many historic properties will delight visitors looking for a taste of the country's past. Classics include the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, the longest continuously operating hotel in the capital and the historic Jefferson Hotel where you will find a collection of original Thomas Jefferson signed documents.

    The city's smaller boutique hotels can be hep or historic but provide impeccable amenities and one-on-one attention not always feasible at larger chains. Examples include the fun and funky Helix Hotel and the modern and trendy Donovan House, both just blocks from the National Mall.

    Tom Bell: One of the unique thing about lodging these days, it has become more diverse. Now we have everything from the major hotels to boutique hotels to inns to beds and breakfasts. So we have really grown to meet the needs of people from all over the world.

    Female Speaker: Bed and breakfast properties in D.

    C. offer an even more intimate lodging experience. In addition to daily breakfast, many proprietors delight in sharing first hand knowledge of this city. Stand outs include the DC Guest House or the historic Swan House set in a beautifully restored 1887 mansion.

    For budget conscious travelers, many hotels offer discounts along with hard to resist amenities. Families will delight in the Holiday Inn Central with its rooftop pool or the Capitol Skyline Hotel located just a block from the capital. Most hotels are within reach of D.

    C.

    's Metro making access to the many museums, monuments and other historic sites quick and convenient.

    If a room within walking distance to the National Mall is top of your list, check out the W Hotel next to the White House or the Willard Intercontinental whose White House proximity has kept it at the centre of social and political life since its opening in 1818. The hotels in D.

    C.

    's Penn Quarter are also an easy walk to D.

    C.

    's popular sites.

    Whether you prefer hep or historic, classic or contemporary, you will find that Washington D.

    C.

    's selection of lodging is sure to surprise and certain to exceed your expectations.