Georgetown Suites is undoubtedly one of best situated hotels in Washington D.C. for exploring our nation’s Capital. We are located in the heart of vibrant, historic Georgetown – former home to the Kennedys – and today a bustling epicenter for some of the nation’s most brilliant minds and powerful diplomats.
After breakfast prepared in the privacy of your room venture out to the National Mall, with many presidential and veterans’ memorials. Make time to visit the treasures of the Smithsonian Institution, known as “America’s attic” and containing 19 of our nation’s finest museums including the National Zoological Park. Don’t miss the iconic1885 Washington Monument built for our first president.
A bit off the beaten path, but close to Georgetown Suites –guests have access to the National Geographic Society and the Library of Congress. The former’s Explorers Hall offers an interactive earth exhibit – Geographica – and Earth Station One, a special amphitheater that simulates orbital flight, great for kids. At the Italian Renaissance-style Library of Congress, gaze upon more than 113 million books and historical objects.
Georgetown Suites is also close to DuPont Circle, located within easy exploring distance. Historic restored row houses and foreign embassies surround DuPont Circle’s unique fountain along with ethnic restaurants, intriguing museums and private art galleries.
Those in town for business will relish the hotel’s location near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, while those seeking athletic entertainment will appreciate the proximity to Verizon Center, home to the NBA Wizards, the NHL Capitals and the WNBA Mystics.
Guests hoping for more active diversions may head to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park, which offers hiking, biking, horseback riding, boating, fishing and many more seasonal activities and events. Check out the Visitor Center for more information. The Rock Creek Park Tennis Center is also nearby, offering 5 indoor courts and 25 outdoor courts.
Peruse the trendy shops of Cady’s Alley, with its inviting central courtyard and pedestrian-friendly street. Many fine home-furnishing retailers from both the US and abroad can be found here.
The staff at Georgetown Suites is happy to offer recommendations, depending on your interest and energy level. Some suggestions: Hop on a sightseeing bus tour to get an overview of the whole city. Procure tickets to a Kennedy Center performance. Take a moonlight boat trip along the Potomac River. Venture out of the city to stately Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home. Paddleboard on the river, or rent a kayak or canoe from Key Bridge Boathouse. Shop for your new wardrobe at Kate Spade, Free People or Tory Burch. Take a run with a local running club – ask the staff about the Georgetown Running Company. Visit Book Hill for its ubiquitous art galleries and antiques shops. Rest your weary sight-seeing feet at Georgetown Waterfront Park. Explore the gardens at Dumbarton Oaks, Dumbarton House and Tudor Place. Take afternoon tea at the adorable Lady Camellia tea room in Georgetown. Rent a bicycle and tour the neighborhood like a local. Take in a jazz performance at Blues Alley or Americana and folk tunes at Gypsy Sally’s.
When you stay Georgetown Suites, you’ll have the best of Georgetown, the National Mall and our nation’s capital at your fingertips.