The Dupont Circle Hotel
Perched on the northeast corner of Dupont Circle, this boutique hotel features a modern aesthetic with stylish touches: fresh flowers, marble floors, and the occasional flash of animal print.
1500 New Hampshire Ave., NW; 202-483-6000.
Kimpton has four properties in the Dupont area alone, but this one stands out for its funky decor, luxurious bathrooms, and attentive service. A heated outdoor pool is surrounded by brick walls and lush greenery.
2121 P St., NW; 202-448-1800.
Omni Shoreham Hotel
This elegant hotel near Rock Creek Park and the National Zoo has been open since 1930. Amenities include a heated outdoor pool and a spa; the hotel also accomodates smaller pets.
2500 Calvert St., NW; 202-234-0700.
The Washington Hilton
Affectionately known by locals as the “Hinckley Hilton,” this sprawling building north of Dupont Circle is quietly stylish and comfortable. Amenities include an outdoor pool and a terrace
bar with individual fire pits.
1919 Connecticut Ave., NW; 202-483-3000.
This article appears in our Washingtonian Welcome Guide.