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D.C.’s 5 best hotels, ranked by U.S. News & World Report

From The Jefferson Hotel to Park Hyatt, see which local hotel topped the list

The Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown.
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In U.S. News & World Report’s brand new list of the 100 best hotels in the nation, five Washington, D.C., hotels were able to make the cut. According to the Washington Business Journal, these hotels include The Jefferson Hotel (No. 11), The Hay-Adams (No. 23), the Four Seasons Hotel (No. 38), The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, (No. 74), and Park Hyatt (No. 78). While The Hay-Adams ranked as the city’s second best hotel, it fell from the top 10 nationwide in last year’s list from U.S. News & World Report.

D.C. also had five additional hotels receive a gold badge, signifying that they are in the top 10 percent of the U.S. News rankings. These hotels included The St. Regis, The Watergate Hotel, The Willard InterContinental, Sofitel, and The Ritz Carlton, Washington, D.C. With 10 total gold badge recipients, the only cities that had more were Los Angeles, New York City, and Las Vegas.

The rankings by U.S. News & World Report are based on travel expert opinions and reviews from guests, according to WTOP.

For a full list of the city’s most essential hotels, head to Curbed DC here. For lesser-known, more affordable hotels, head to this Curbed DC article.

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