Looking for a cheap hotel in Washington near the Smithsonian? We have selected two affordable hotels that have received great ratings based on their value for the price over the past 24 months.
Kimpton Hotel Monaco
In typical Kimpton style, this stylish property features plush fabrics, rich textures and a cozy, upscale atmosphere. Amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, business center with fax and photocopying services, and bathrobes with slippers in every room. Dirty Habit, the onsite restaurant and lounge, offers small plates and creative cocktails, and has a lively patio area.
Catering to tourists, this property is centrally-located with all the necessities. Three restaurants keep guests fed: Harriett’s serves breakfast, lunch and dinner; Harry’s offers lunch and dinner with a fully licensed bar; and Ollie’s serves burgers and milkshakes. An on-site gift shop sells local tour tickets and souvenirs. Laundry facilities are available, and there is a business center with printing capabilities
Housed in a four-storey building dating back to 1914, this historic hotel places you at the heart of the city centre, just over 2 miles north of the Smithsonian. The hotel features modern amenities including a TV and air-conditioning, and there’s also 24-hour front desk and baggage storage. As well as the Smithsonian, there is no shortage of things to do in the area, including the National Geographic Museum, and Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. For guests arriving in their own transport, there’s paid public parking nearby.