Immerse yourself in the history, culture, and international buzz of the Foggy Bottom neighborhood during your upcoming visit to Washington, DC! Home to the city's best performing arts centers, the acclaimed George Washington University, and some truly unique museums, Foggy Bottom is located just across Rock Creek from the Georgetown Suites hotel. Whether you're in town to attend a show at the Kennedy Center, visit the GWU campus, or conduct some business at Foggy Bottom's various government offices and international organizations, you'll feel at home at Georgetown Suites' inviting apartment style accommodations. Reserve your room today and enjoy a comfortable, quiet, and welcoming stay at Georgetown Suites.
Just a fifteen minutes walk from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station and George Washington University, Georgetown Suites puts you front and center for a fun and productive visit to Foggy Bottom. With your individually designed apartment style accommodations, an in-room kitchen, and that familiar, welcome home kind of feel, your distinctively spacious and inviting room guarantees an experience unlike anywhere else in Washington, DC. Book your room today at Georgetown Suites and enjoy:
Ready for your upcoming trip to Foggy Bottom? Take a look at our Foggy Bottom Area guide for insider recommendations from our hotel staff about the neighborhood's most unique cultural attractions, historical sites, and beyond.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Home to the National Symphony orchestra, the Washington National Opera, and the Suzanne Farrell Ballet, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is the city's hub for the fine arts. The complex features seven unique theaters that host a variety events throughout the year. From hip hop shows to chamber performances, Shakespeare to stand-up comedy, the Kennedy Center's eclectic, curated calendar brings some of the country's best shows to Foggy Bottom. If you're free in the evening, don't miss the opportunity to catch their free, nightly show on their Millennium Stage.
Located on the George Washington University campus, the Lisner Auditorium hosts some of the city's most engaging concerts, speaking engagements, and dance performances. The 1,490 seat theater also provides a platform for GWU's art and music students throughout the year. Built in 1941, the legendary auditorium is known for its great acoustics, notable architecture, and awesome Foggy Bottom location. Take a look at the Lisner Auditorium's calendar of upcoming events and start planning an unforgettable night out in Washington, DC.
Shrouded in infamy, the Watergate Complex will forever be linked to intrigue, villainy, and governmental intrigue. The site of Richard Nixon's devious doings, Watergate is actually a cluster of five active office buildings and apartments along the Potomac River. Because of it's dastardly history, Watergate has become a Foggy Bottom sightseeing attraction. If you're in the area, stop by Watergate, take a picture of the iconic buildings, grab a drink in their phenomenal NEXT Whiskey Bar, and have a criminally good time in one of America's most famous political sites.
Foggy Bottom Restaurants
Since Foggy Bottom hosts diplomats, dignitaries, and businesspeople from around the world, you'll find a rich, diverse, and global dining scene in the historic neighborhood. During your stay, don't miss spectacular Indian fare at the Bombay Club or Rasika. For great farm to table comfort food, check out Founding Farmers' eclectic, familiar, and fantastic American menus. In more of a beer and a burger mood? With 20 craft beers on draft and some seriously delicious char-griddled burgers, Burger Tap & Shake is the place to be. No matter what you're craving, Foggy Bottom's diverse restaurant scene is sure to hit the spot!
George Washington University
Take a stroll through George Washington University's legendary Yard during your upcoming trip to Foggy Bottom. Home to some of the country's best academic programs, the George Washington University Hospital, and the Lisner Center, GWU is the anchor of the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. During your visit, check out the college's iconic bust of George Washington, stop into the the Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, and explore the campus's colonial architecture.
Take a deep exploration into all things textile at George Washington University's Textile Museum. With rotating exhibitions and textile collections from around the world, the museum features pieces that date back 5,000 years. Through fabrics, clothing, and rugs, the museum uses textiles as a vehicle to map the course of human history. The museum is open Wednesday through Tuesday and suggests an $8.00 donation for non-members.
Foggy Bottom Metro
Less than a mile from the Georgetown Suites hotel, the Foggy Bottom Metro Station puts all of Washington DC at your fingertips. Located steps from the GWU campus and the George Washington University Hospital, the Foggy Bottom Metro stop offers Blue Line, Orange Line, and Silver Line service to get you to where you need to be. Trains run from 5:30 a.m. until midnight and fares cost $1.75.
Diplomatic Reception Rooms
Tour one of Washington DC's most ornate and fascinating spaces! Brimming with history, grandiose Diplomatic Reception Rooms have hosted some of America's most important meetings. See where the Secretary of State conducts business with foreign dignitaries, where the Treaty of Paris was signed, and other national treasures. The museum offers free tours on Monday through Friday, but we recommend reserving a spot far in advance.