Hilton Garden Inn— Downtown

Hilton Garden Inn is a cozy choice in downtown DC. The black-and-white atrium lobby leads into a restaurant, Great American Grill, that’s a modern and newly renovated lounge done up in sea greens. Rooms, for the most part, are unembellished and simple, but they do have a puffy Garden Sleep System bed that looks easy to sink into, a flat-screen TV, microwave, and mini-fridge. Internet is also complimentary.

Room amenities: Refrigerator and microwave, Garden Sleep System bed in most rooms, seating area, high-definition LCD TV, work desk with outlets, ergonomic Mirra® chair by Herman Miller, two dual-line phones with dataport and voicemail

Hotel amenities: Fitness room, indoor swimming pool, business center with free printing, ATM, baggage storage, free beverage area, coin laundry ($1), complimentary cookies 5 to 9 pm, concierge desk, room service, luggage hold, multilingual staff, newsstand, convenience store, audio/visual equipment rental, express mail, fax and photo copying service, meeting rooms, video conferencing, messaging, and video phone available; no pets allowed

Things nearby: White House, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Renwick Gallery, National Theatre, Warner Theatre

Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.