Described by President Truman as America’s ‘second best address,’ The Mayflower is part of Marriot Group’s Autograph Collection and is a must-see hotel housed in landmark building close to national landmarks.

Check in at the Mayflower and you are about the spend the night at one of America’s most storied hotels. Almost 100 years old, and with a place on America’s National Register of Historic Places, the Mayflower’s stock in trade is history, prestige and, naturally, a little scandal. The Grand Ballroom has hosted many an inaugural ball, and countless silver-screen stars, dignitaries, and royalty – including The Queen – have put dents in its pillows. Serial lunch patron J Edgar Hoover is honoured with an eponymous restaurant. The 581 rooms are standard hotel fare, though extremely comfortable, and each features a ‘signature wall’ scribed with the names of visitors, including John F Kennedy, Amelia Earhart, and Winston Churchill. Complementing the American-style brasserie, Edgar, is the fun Toslon Bird Bar, where diners can order a bucket of southern-style fried chicken served with caviar and a bottle of Taittinger Champagne. The Mayflower puts guests within striking distance of The National Mall and popular Georgetown, and nearby are the Dupont Circle and Foggy Bottom neighbourhoods, and the after-hours hotspot, U Street. Some might say you’ve not ‘done’ Washington until you’ve seen the Mayflower and we’re inclined to agree.

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If you want to base yourself in the coolest part of the city, check into the Thompson Washington. Located in DC’s achingly hip Navy Yard area, this stylish bolthole blends urban sophistication with a splash of nautical history. Simply – it’s where it’s at.

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The city’s handsome General Post Office building in the buzzing Penn Quarter has been transformed into an exquisite hotel. Check into the Kimpton Monaco for a taste of grandeur and to enjoy a slice of Washington’s history

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Slow the pace and enjoy the laid-back charm of Alexandria from the perfectly placed Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa. A stay here will afford a snapshot of American history, just a hop skip and a jump from the nation’s capital.

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A statement hotel within an iconic building, The Watergate marries a cool, retro vibe with five-star facilities and more contemporary glamour than you can throw a vodka martini at

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One of America’s great, historic hotels the Willard is elegance personified. Step into its hallowed lobby and you will be following in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jnr, or in fact, anyone who is anyone in American politics

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