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TRAVEL GUIDE: WASHINGTON, DC

No other place in the country offers as comprehensive a collection of fine dining, hip hotels, great shopping, government workings, and historical museums as Washington, DC. The city is a hotbed for high-tech invention and policymaking but it’s also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the U.S. Spend the morning learning about the nation’s history at the Smithsonian, the afternoon luxuriating at a top spa and the evening enjoying the city’s happening nightlife.

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Sofitel Lafayette Square Washington DC

The Inn at Little Washington

Washington, D.C. Business Travel Guide
BUSINESS TRAVEL GUIDE
Washington, D.C.

Whether you're heading to downtown, Georgetown or anywhere in between, our travel guide will help you decide where to stay and dine when you mean business.

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Washington, D.C.
Though you can feel the ceaseless thrum of the city's political engines churning almost everywhere you go, "The District" is more than just the nation's capital. Enjoy the charm of historic Georgetown; the beauty of cherry blossoms in bloom; the lush, green lawns of the National Mall; and the city's myriad museums and monuments.
The Washington Monument on the National Mall

The exterior of Hotel Lombardy in Washington, D.C.
TOP 10 VALUE HOTELS U.S.
Hotel Lombardy

At the Hotel Lombardy, you can enjoy your very own Pennsylvania Avenue address, where quality service and refined style do the White House-adjacent location proud.

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Jurys Washington Hotel
This upscale eatery features a casual setting with glass walls that let in lots of light, while the menu is ideal for those who want to sample American cuisine infused with flavors from France, Spain and Asia. Nibble on vanilla pecan waffles, exotic mushroom cheesecake or smoked salmon hash.
DuPont Grille at Jurys Washington Hotel

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