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As everyone knows, Washington DC is the capital of the United States, which means it hardly needs an introduction. But as a major global city, you can expect to pay a premium for everything here. So, it also gets hard to find quality accommodation at affordable rates here. The following list of affordable yet classy boutique hotels should help you visit the District on a budget.
Hyatt Regency Washington DC
The rooms at the Hyatt Regency Washington DC are furnished to indulge with iPod docks, HDTVs, free Wi-Fi, a fitness centre, a swimming pool, and climate control. If you are travelling in a large group, adjacent rooms are arranged so that all can enjoy the facility together. The Capitol Hill is very close to this hotel and so is the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. It offers several food options including an American grill restaurant, a French bistro, and an Indian restaurant. It is not the cheapest place, but you need to consider the prime location. You can also personalize your suites by choosing various extra options.
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
You can experience some of the most premium amenities and services at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. Finest quality Italian linens, complementary high-speed Wi-Fi, safes, refrigerators, and microwaves are some of the facilities you can enjoy in your room. Guests also get access to the full service spa and sauna, the health club, and the bar. Georgetown and DuPont Circle are very close to this hotel if you want to explore the city. It is a smoke-free hotel, which makes it safer for people with allergies.
W Washington D.C.
W Washington D.C. is a historical building that makes an ideal home base from which to soak in the heritage of the city. The rooms are furnished with rainfall showers, premium cable TV, and minibars. The rooftop terrace offers a good view of the city. There is a spa and a gym, too, if you want to stay fit, while the business travellers have access to the business center and several meeting rooms. From the White House to the Lincoln Memorial, and from the Smithsonian to the National Aquarium, nothing is too far from this hotel.
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Omni Shoreham Hotel has different options for its guests ranging from deluxe rooms to presidential suites. In every room, you can expect tasteful decor furnished with classy photography. While they have a spa and a fitness center, you can also avail yourself of the fitness kit, which allows you to exercise in the privacy of your suite. It is located just near the Rock Creek Park, while the other attractions of the city are also not very far away.
If aesthetics and ambiance are your primary concerns, look no further than the The Hay-Adams. You will surely enjoy the lavish colonial decor complete with chandeliers, French doors, and wooden furniture. The in-house bar called Off the Record is one of the highest rated in the world according to Forbes. Based on your choice of the room, you can also get great views of nearby attractions such as the White House and the St. John’s Church.