A superb location in the Capitol, stylish and modern accommodations, fantastic facilities and great value for money all combine to make this Hilton hotel a popular choice amongst Washington, DC sightseers. The hotel’s convenient setting in one of the city’s coolest neighbourhoods only a short stroll from the Dupont Circle Metro makes it the perfect base to explore the many famous monuments and attractions of this lively city.
Make the trip to the Lincoln Memorial situated at the far end of the National Mall with the famous marble statue of President Abraham Lincoln surrounded by 36 columns representing the states that existed at the time of his assassination. It’s been the setting of many historical events including Martin Luther King JR’s “I have a dream …speech” and is visited by over 6 million people every year making it the most visited attraction in the city.
Enjoy a boat or kayak trip on the might Potomac River, marvel at the displays and exhibits at the iconic Smithsonian Institute the world’s largest museum and research complex with over 17 museums and galleries on show. They’re all free, and popular spots include the National Zoological Park with panda cubs, the Natural History Museum, the Air and Space Museum, the American History Museum, and the Renwick Gallery located close to the White House. Get your picture taken against the backdrop of the White House while you’re there – one for the family album!
Take in a show at Ford’s Theatre the place where Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth, reopened in 1968 after a closure of over a hundred years it’s now a working theatre and national historic site – well worth a visit.
Stretch your legs at Rock Creek Park, with 32 miles of walking trails and paved cycling tracks, free guided mobile phone tours and historical sites including the site of the Civil War battle at Fort Stevens it’s a great experience for all the family. Kids especially love dressing up in period clothing at Pierce Barn and the free shows at the Planetarium.
Getting around Washington, DC is easy and one of the best ways to explore the city is on one of the popular hop on hop off bus tour. With stops at Ford Theatre, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, the fascinating historical and art museums of the Smithsonian Institute, the historic Georgetown District, Arlington Cemetery and much more – it’s a great way to explore the major landmark attractions of Washington, DC without getting lost. There’s so much to see and do on these tours tour that you might want to book the 48 hour ticket to squeeze it all in!
Back at the hotel modern guestrooms offer the perfect retreat after a busy day sightseeing and come with an array of thoughtful amenities including comfortable Hilton Serenity Bed, 32 “ LDC TV, clock radio with mp3 connectivity,in room safe, hairdryer, air conditioning and complimentary toiletries. Suites offer more space and Executive Suites on the 10th floor offer exclusive access to the Executive Lounge with complimentary breakfast and late afternoon hors oeuvres. The Executive Lounge also features free Wi-Fi – great for keeping in touch with the folks back home.
A great choice, the Hilton Hotel Washington, DC has an array of modern amenities for guests to enjoy. Get your day off to a lively start with a workout at the Hotel’s well-appointed fitness centre featuring a great range of cardio and Crossfit equipment, weights and organised TRX and Spin classes – just the ticket for keeping your fitness routines on schedule!
Enjoy fantastic views of the city and top up your tan at the same time from the comfort of the outdoor pool deck, with plenty of loungers and a kids wading pool alongside the main pool it’s perfect for some family R & R poolside.
Breakfast and lunch are served in the District Line Restaurant with menus featuring traditional American favourites – fuel up with a seasonal al fresco breakfast before heading out for the day’s adventures. Lighter choices are available at the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf serving a range of coffees, teas, pastries and sandwiches – just the thing for guests on the go.
The TDL Bar at is a great place to unwind with friends at the end of the day- enjoy craft beers, fine wines and signature cocktails in a casual and comfortable setting while the latest sporting events are always available at McClellan’s Sports Bar – grab a beer and cheer on your favourite team!Newseum
Find out for yourself why everyone is calling the Newseum the best experience Washington, D.C., has to offer. Each of the seven levels in this magnificent building is packed with interactive exhibits that explore how news affects our shared experience of historic moments. Whether you have just a few hours or want to spend all day, you’ll find something for everyone in the family in the Newseum’s 15 galleries and 15 theaters.
International Spy Museum
Special Exhibit! Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of James Bond Villains. Meet James Bond’s villains, uncover their evil schemes, and explore their exotic lairs and weapons in this special exhibit commemorating 50 years of the James Bond film series.
Explore the nation’s capital with ease and make your next trip to DC stress-free when you book an airport shuttle from Washington Dulles International airport to the city centre with SuperShuttle.
Washington, DC is a very walkable city, but the Metrorail and Metrobus are the most convenient ways to get around and operates from 5 a.m. to midnight on weekdays and from 7 a.m. to midnight on weekends. Taxis and Uber are plentiful and economic in DC or alternatively hop on a bike and explore all that DC has to offer.
Luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites provide all the home comforts including mini-bar, walk-in shower, plush linens and flat-screen TV. Upgrade to a one bedroom suite and enjoy a separate living area with sleeper sofa and large bathroom with walk-in shower and jet bath, a great option for families.
The onsite 24/7 fitness centre is great for your daily workout during your stay and guests are in for a real treat with tasty Midwestern dishes at Nix Restaurant, served in a bistro setting. Enjoy a 1920’s inspired cocktail before or after dinner at the famous Martini Bar. The two unique outlets on the famed Magnificent Mile offer drinks and meals served all day. Special kid’s menus mean the younger ones are catered for and maps to kid-friendly attractions let children plan the family outings and adventures.
A superb choice for all ages to explore the best of Chicago in fine luxury with all the home-from-home comforts.