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After walking Civil War Trails and historic neighborhoods and touring Smithsonian museums and monuments on the Mall, wind up your day and stay at one of 10 historic hotels. A getaway to Washington, D.C. can be educational for children, grandchildren, and visitors of all ages.

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Washington, D.C. Historic Hotels

Hamilton Crowne Plaza

Original Property Opened: 1921

From its location on historic Franklin Square, the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel is central to everything that makes Washington a top destination for business and leisure travelers alike.

Address: 1001 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
Nearby: The White House, National Mall/Smithsonian

Hotel Lombardy

Original Property Opened: 1929

The Hotel Lombardy offers accommodation evocative of a small town home in the center of the nation's capital. This is no coincidence: Hotel Lombardy's first incarnation was as a private residence converted to a classic European-style hotel in 1994.

Address: 2019 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006
Nearby: The White House, Georgetown, Monuments

Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC

Original Property Opened: 1930

A true Washington institution, the Omni Shoreham has hosted inaugural balls for every president from FDR to Bill Clinton. To celebrate its ties to America's highest office, the hotel's nine presidential suites each bear the name of one of our great leaders.

Address: 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008
Nearby: National Zoo, Washington National Cathedral, Embassy Row, Dumbarton Oaks

Phoenix Park Hotel

Original Property Opened: 1922

On Capitol Hill, a patch of Irish green is found at the Georgian Revival-style Phoenix Park Hotel. The Phoenix Park maintains an Old World ambiance with its Waterford crystal chandeliers, rich woodwork, Celtic rugs and European antiques.

Address: 520 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Nearby: Union Station, The US Capitol, Capitol Hill, National Mall/Smithsonian

The Churchill

Original Property Opened: 1906

Originally designed as a luxury apartment building over 100 years ago, the hotel promised "every convenience of a modern hotel with the restful quietude and exclusiveness of a private residence." Today, The Churchill Hotel maintains the its upscale heritage, pristine design, and excellent hospitality.

Address: 1914 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009
Nearby: Dupont Circle, The Phillips Collection, National Zoo

The Henley Park Hotel

Original Property Opened: 1918

Upon entering the stately lobby, guests are greeted with the comfortable elegance that is the hallmark of The Henley Park Hotel. Charming and intimate in scale, the hotel exudes a serenity that is a welcome change from the bustle of downtown Washington.

Address: 926 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001
Nearby: Chinatown/Verizon Center, Washington Convention Center, The White House

The Jefferson, Washington, DC

Original Property Opened: 1923

Inspired by American Founding Father, Thomas Jefferson, The Jefferson, Washington, DC illustrates and celebrates its namesake throughout its design and character. Blending distinct European and Washingtonian styles, the stately Beaux Arts hotel originally constructed as a luxury residential building, home to the city's elite.

Address: 1200 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 23006
Nearby: Smithsonian Institution, Dupont Circle, National Mall

The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel

Original Property Opened: 1925

Immediately after its opening in 1925, the Mayflower Hotel was known as the "Grande Dame of Washington, D.C.," boasting more gold than any other building in the country except for the Library of Congress.

Address: 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036
Nearby: Dupont Circle, The White House

The Morrison-Clark Inn

Original Property Opened: 1864

Initially built as two separate townhomes, The Morrison-Clark Inn offers modern comforts in a historic setting. Each of the 54 guest rooms is decorated with period furnishings and some have Italian marble fireplaces. This Victorian mansion is the only inn in the nation's capital to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Address: 1015 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Nearby: Chinatown/Verizon Center, Washington Convention Center, The White House

The Willard InterContinental, Washington DC

Original Property Opened: 1816

Located in the heart of the nation's capital, near the White House, The Willard epitomizes world-class hospitality as the hotel of choice for heads of state and leaders of the world's business, cultural, social and political elite.

Address: 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Nearby: The White House, National Mall/Smithsonian, Monuments