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.

Befitting of this formerly industrial neighbourhood, now referred to as the ‘Capitol Riverfront,’ The Thompson’s striking glass and grey-brick façade is complemented by effortlessly sophisticated interiors. Across the 225 rooms and suites dark wood floors, metal-framed floor-to-ceiling windows and neutral, masculine tones create a restful ambience. Navy Yard enjoys a booming dining scene but there are bars and mouth-watering menu options on site. Try the whole roasted fish at the hotel’s trattoria, Maialino Mare, take a pew at the Thompson Bar Room or make for Anchovy Social’s rooftop bar and order a house spritz or cranberry shrub cocktail. If you’re visiting during a game, cheer on the home team at National Park, the Major League baseball stadium just around the corner. Locals flock to the area for National games and picnics in the Yards Park on warmer days, and the Anacostia Riverfront Trail attracts cyclists, runners and skaters. Why not rent a bike and join the fun? The hotel is well connected by metro stations, with Navy Yard and Capital South nearby, and Capitol Hill is a 13-minute walk away. If you’re eager to get out and explore, take advantage of the grab-and-go breakfast in the hotel lobby.

Locally Paid Fees & Taxes: Expect to pay approximately $29 per room per night for hotel resort fees and local taxes.

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The Fairmont brand is synonymous with luxury and service and this Washington DC outpost has everything going for it, including location, excellent facilities, and salubrious decor

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Smart digs (if a little on the corporate side) within easy reach of all the touristy highlights of Washington DC. The White House is a hop, skip, and a jump away.

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A chic hotel that offers some great summer perks

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  • 4 Star

If you’re seeking a quieter neighbourhood vibe look no further than The Ven, which is one of Marriott group’s Tribute Portfolio hotels. Situated in Washington’s well-heeled Embassy District, it has stylish rooms, a rooftop pool and good access to city sights – bringing you the best of both worlds.

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  • Washington D.C. & Virginia
  • 4 Star

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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  • Washington D.C. & Virginia
  • 4.5 Star

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.

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  • Washington D.C. & Virginia
  • 4.5 Star

Contemporary, inclusive and hip, Eaton DC epitomises the confident, modern face of Washington DC. You’ll have your finger on the pulse of America’s capital city from the moment you step into this ‘home from home.’

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  • Washington D.C. & Virginia
  • 4.5 Star

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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  • Washington D.C. & Virginia
  • 5 Star

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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  • 5 Star

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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  • 4 Star

In a central position in Washington DC, The Dupont Circle is a super-swish abode with a trendy restaurant, luxurious rooms, and a cosy bar for finishing a DC day with a nightcap.