Sometimes, the best things in life are difficult to find or even know about. With that, Curbed took a shot at mapping the most underrated hotels in the District last April. With help from Curbed readers, here is an updated map with an additional 10 hotels. Some of the additions include Capitol Skyline Hotel and Hotel Rouge. Are there still any hotels that should be included? Let us know in the comments.Read More
Washington, D.C.'s 18 Most Underrated Hotels, Mapped
1. Topaz Hotel
This Kimpton boutique hotel offers amenities like public bikes, in-room spa treatments, and a pet-friendly environment. TripAdvisor gave the hotel the 2015 Certificate of Excellence Award.
2. Hotel Rouge
What you can expect in this pet-friendly hotel is a close location to Dupont Circle, a 24-hour fitness center, and a complimentary goldfish.
3. Windsor Park Hotel
Washington, D.C. 20008
If you're coming to Washington, D.C. for business, the Windsor Park Hotel offers a copy, fax, and safe deposit service at the front desk.
4. Hotel Palomar
This hotel features a fitness center and seasonal outdoor pool. For those who like to stay fit, Hotel Palomar also offers a yoga mat for every room.
5. The Normandy Hotel
According to the Normandy Hotel website, this hotel "blends Old World charm with modern services." Each room in this Dupont Circle hotel comes with 100 percent natural down and feather beds and flat screen TVs.
6. The Churchill Hotel
This boutique hotel comes with spacious rooms, an easy walk to the Dupont Circle Metro, and free Wi-Fi.
7. Baron Hotel
According to the Baron Hotel website, the on-site restaurant, Bier Baron Tavern, was voted in the top 100 Beer Bar in the U.S. list. For those searching for the best amenities, this hotel comes with free Wi-Fi, a free Washington Post newspaper, and a 24-hour front desk personnel.
8. Hotel Madera
One of the highlights of staying at Hotel Madera is that it hosts an Evening Wine Hour every night from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The hotel also offers custom public bikes and complimentary morning coffee and tea.
9. Capitol Skyline Hotel
Free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour fitness center, and a 24-hour business center — these are only a few of the things you can expect at Capitol Skyline Hotel. According to the hotel's website, the pool parties are so lively that "you might think you're in Miami."
10. Cambria Suites
Washington, D.C. 20001
Close to Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Cambria Suites hotel offers a short walk to the nearest Metro and a rooftop patio with a fire pit.
11. Hotel Lombardy
Located on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Hotel Lombardy comes with multilingual staff, in-room spa services, and a same-day laundry valet.
12. Courtyard Embassy Row by Marriott
This eight-story hotel comes with a cosmopolitan vibe and a close location to Dupont Circle. For those searching for the best of the best amenities, you can find an indoor swimming pool and fitness center at Courtyard Embassy Row.
13. Hyatt Place
For those who focus on food when they vacation, Hyatt Place offers a "Grab 'n Go" case with sandwiches and greens as well as a "Gallery Menu" with signature flatbreads.
14. Malolo Bed and Breakfast
TripAdvisor awarded Malolo Bed and Breakfast with the "2015 Traveler's Choice" and "2015 Certificate of Excellence" awards. This hotel comes with free parking, free Wi-Fi, and a Metro Smart-Trip card.
15. Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn offers 204 guest rooms, the Todd Gray's Watershed restaurant, and a meeting and event space that can accommodate up to 300 people. Other amenities include a fitness room and a pool.
16. Tabard Inn
This hotel has existed in Washington, D.C. for almost a century, and it's still going strong with what the Tabard Inn describes as "a European-style oasis on American soil."
17. One Washington Circle Hotel
Located in Foggy Bottom, the One Washington Circle Hotel comes with a fitness center, valet garage parking, and a multilingual staff. The pet-friendly hotel also offers a complimentary dog or cat bed, water and food bowls, and a litter box.
18. The Mansion on O Street
This hotel is made up of three connected row houses. The Mansion on O Street is known for quirks like secret doors and themed rooms.