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8 Best Marriott Hotels in Washington D.C.

Marriott is a good brand name to know around Washington D.C. because there are many Marriott-brand hotels to choose from. When you stay at a Marriott hotel, you know you can expect the best and be in a great location, perfect for sightseeing around Washington D.C. and experiencing the local vibe. Here are the top Marriott hotels to help you plan your next trip to the nation’s capital.

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Marriott Marquis Washington DC

Marriott Marquis Washington DC is connected to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center by a concourse and spans about a city block. It has a 55-foot sculpture in the atrium lobby, a rooftop terrace, and elegant ballrooms. When you stay here, it’s an easy walk to CityCenterDC, Penn Quarter, and the Capital One Arena. Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast for a fee, while Anthem serves American fare for breakfast and lunch. The Dignitary specializes in whiskey and small plates, and the Lobby Bar is a casual spot for sharable plates and signature cocktails. There is a fitness center onsite and a full-service business center.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooftop terrace and private M Club Lounge

  • Fitness center and full-service business center on-site

  • Convenient location to DC attractions

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JW Marriott Washington DC

The JW Marriott Washington DC is a luxury hotel in walking distance from the National Mall and White House. It is on Pennsylvania Avenue and also has an impressive Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,520 people. You can have a continental breakfast at the hotel for a fee. Meanwhile, the Avenue Grill serves American cuisine with scenic views, the 1331 Lounge serves cocktails and appetizers, and Chef’s Market delivers room-service meals. The JW Marriott has a fitness center and business center for guests as well.

Key Amenities:

  • 24-hour fitness center and business center on-site

  • Walking distance to National Mall and the White House

  • Chef’s Market delivers contactless room service

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Washington Marriott Georgetown

Washington Marriott Georgetown offers modern and sleek rooms in the Georgetown area to make your visit to D.C. a memorable one. Visiteur is the globally inspired restaurant with a signature bourbon program onsite, and there’s a 24-hour fitness center here. For events, there are nine flexible event rooms and more than 15,000 square feet of event space. Continental breakfasts are served and hot breakfasts are available for a fee. When you stay here, you’ll be a 15-minute walk from the Kennedy Center and have easy access to tour Georgetown University and to University Hospital.

Key Amenities:

  • 24-hour fitness center

  • Convenient location to Georgetown University and Kennedy Center

  • 15,000 square feet of event space

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Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

Luxury accommodations can be yours when you stay at the Mayflower Hotel, an Autograph Collection from Marriott. This is a grand and historic hotel that is sophisticated and impressive. The hotel has been open since 1925 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a popular spot for weddings, events, and business meetings. This is one of the very few Marriott hotels in D.C. that allows pets. Bring your dog of up to 30 pounds along for a non-refundable fee. Enjoy a meal onsite at the EDGAR Bar & Kitchen, which has a brasserie-style atmosphere. Hot breakfasts are served at the restaurant for a fee. Guests can work out at the fitness center and use the business center here too.

Key Amenities:

  • Open since 1925 and on National Register of Historic Places

  • Dedicated concierge, bellman and valet attendants

  • 24-hour fitness center and business center

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Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center

Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center offers upscale accommodations, a well-appointed business center, and modern rooms with free Wi-Fi. There’s a full-service restaurant, the Delegate, that offers various breakfast options. Continental breakfast and a full American breakfast are available. The fitness center here has cardio equipment and a dedicated yoga center. You’ll also enjoy the views from the rooftop terrace here. You can listen to live music at the rooftop bar at night.

Key Amenities:

  • Live music at rooftop terrace and bar

  • Fitness center with dedicated yoga patio

  • Convenience store and business center

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The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown

The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown is also connected to the Marriott brand, which is good to know if you’re part of the loyalty program. This Ritz is a quiet and intimate hotel about two miles from the government center. It is unique because it has a spa and offers a boutique experience. This five-star hotel is home to an updated spa and fitness center, rooms with river views, and Degrees Bistro for artisanal dishes. It has modern guest rooms, including one-bedroom suites, premier one-bedroom suites, and luxury suites.

Key Amenities:

  • On-site spa and fitness center

  • Pet-friendly hotel rooms with river views

  • Health-focused Wellness Rooms and luxury suites

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Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Stay at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel if you’re looking for chic and spacious rooms in the downtown area. It is near the Capital One Arena and Penn Quarter, standing 16 floors tall with luxury rooms and suites and 33 meeting rooms. Hot breakfasts are served for a fee, while there are also multiple dining venues and an on-site 24-hour fitness center

Key Amenities:

  • Luxury rooms and suites with terraces

  • 24-hour fitness center on-site

  • Conveniently located to Capital One Arena and Penn Quarter

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Washington Marriott at Metro Center

The last hotel we’ll mention here is the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, which is unique because it’s a local Marriott hotel with a heated indoor pool. This is a convenient place to stay to visit various parts of town. It also has a fitness center, an affordable continental breakfast, and an American cuisine restaurant onsite called Fire and Sage. There is a fitness center onsite, but pets are not allowed.

Key Amenities:

  • Heated indoor pool

  • 24/7 fitness center

  • Convenient location to Congress and National Mall

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