Do you want to visit Washington D.C. with the kids? The US capital offers valuable history lessons everywhere you look and there is so much to do to keep little ones having fun at the same time! One of the most popular family vacation destinations in the States, D.C. has a variety of accommodation to choose from to suit every budget. I have put together a list of the best hotels in each star rating to make your planning a little easier.
Econo Lodge Metro: 2 Star With Easy Access to Sights and the Metro
Staying at the Econo Lodge Metro in Arlington you’ll enjoy being close to attractions like the State Theatre, Cherry Hill and The Historic House and Farm. The Metrorail Orange Line is also very close, giving you access to The Smithsonian, The White House and other famous attractions. Free conveniences include breakfast, on-site parking, and wireless Internet.
Hampton Inn Silver Spring: 2 Star Close to Great Shopping
Staying at the Hampton Inn Silver Spring you will be centrally located in Silver Spring with great access to shopping and the B&O Station. Families can enjoy the indoor pool and fitness center. Free conveniences include wireless Internet, buffet breakfast and a complimentary shuttle to places in the area.
Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria Pentagon South: 3 Star Luxury
With a stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria, families will love neighboring Fort Ward Park! It is 45 acres including trails, a playground, an arboretum and a Civil War Museum. Families can enjoy the indoor pool and excellent on-site restaurant. Free conveniences include shuttles to the airport and nearby metro station making it easy to come and go to see D.C.s best attractions.
Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town: 3 Star in a Historical Setting
Directly across from the Metro Station, The George Washington Masonic Memorial is just steps from Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town. Terrific shopping and dining options on King Street are also easily accessible with public transportation. This is an all suite hotel meaning each room includes a bedroom and a living space, great for families with more than one child. Free conveniences include cooked to order breakfast daily and a nightcap at the bar each night!
Courtyard Arlington Rosslyn 3 Star: Close to the Capital
The Courtyard Arlington Rosslyn is just across the Potomac River from the core of Washington, D.C. This offers guests easy access to Government facilities and many iconic sightseeing opportunities. The hotel is minutes from the Lincoln memorial, the Pentagon and the U.S. Marine War Memorial making it quick and easy to get your group to and from attractions. Families will enjoy playing in the indoor pool and many free conveniences like premium satellite television, wireless Internet, breakfast, and access to the D. C. area shuttle.
The Hotel George A Kimpton: 4 Stars With Rave Reviews
The Hotel George is close to Ford’s Theatre and the United States Capital. A top 4-star hotel with excellent customer reviews that offers great extras for families like a video game console and pay movies. Free conveniences include wireless Internet and concierge services.