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Top 5 DC Hotels for an Amazing Honeymoon: They Are Affordable, Too


The nation’s capital is a fantastic destination for any newlywed couple who are looking to spend an unforgettable honeymoon. Washington, DC is full of monuments, landmarks, iconic buildings and countless other attractions that are worth visiting at least once throughout your life. It is equally important to choose the best honeymoon hotel in terms of location, price and amenities. Here is our selection of top five DC hotels for an incredible honeymoon.

Riggs Washington DC:

Address: 900 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004

Phone: (202) 798-0720

Room price per night: From $242 (via and other travel websites)


Located near the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the American Art Museum, and the National Portrait Gallery, Riggs Washington DC is a great option for those wishing to squeeze an amazing museum visit into their honeymoon schedule. Needless to say, you can find tons of other attractions, and more than 200 cafes and restaurants within walking distance.

It is also close to Ronald Reagan National Airport, so if you are coming from out of the District, you won’t have to waste hours on the road during this romantic trip.

Riggs has a rooftop bar terrace overlooking the Penn Quarter neighborhood, and a cocktail bar by an internationally acclaimed bartender. There is also a nice gym on-site.

The hotel is also a recipient of a Four-Diamond award, named among “Top 5 Restaurants and Bars in the World”, and “Top New Hotels in the World” by the travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.

Fairmont Washington DC Georgetown:

Address: 2401 M Street, NW, Washington DC, DC 20037

Phone: (202) 429-2400

Room price per night: From $157 (via and other travel websites)


With its indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and sauna, Fairmont Washington DC Georgetown offers honeymoon couples a nice vacation. It also features rooms with a private balcony.

Located in DC’s West End neighborhood, the hotel has a total of 413 guest rooms including 33 suites. It takes pride in its Four-Diamond recognition. And if you opt for Fairmont Gold, you will have access to a private lounge, a dedicated staff for your personal needs, complimentary breakfast, and more.

You will be within walking distance to Lafayette Square, Saint Stephen Martyr Roman Catholic Church, St Paul’s Parish and Landmark’s West End Cinema. More than 60 restaurants are also available in the area.

To take a virtual tour of Fairmont, click here.

Lyle Washington DC:

Address: 1731 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 964-6750

Room price per night: From $161 (via and other travel websites)


For those looking for easy access, Lyle is another honeymoon hotel in the vicinity of Ronald Reagan National Airport. Nearby attractions include House of the Temple, The Chocolate House, National Museum of American Jewish Military History, and Keegan Theatre.

You also have over 100 restaurant options to eat at in the neighborhood.

With its affordable prices, the friendliness of the staff, along with its gym and on-site restaurant, the hotel received five stars from Tripadvisor reviewers, and has been ranked first among the District’s hotels on the platform.

In addition, if you or your spouse have pets, you don’t need to worry about leaving them behind, because Lyle is one of the DC hotels that allow you to stay with your furry friends.

The Hay-Adams:

Address: 800 16th Street NW One Lafayette Square, Washington, DC 20006

Phone: (202) 638-6600

Room price per night: From $379 (via and other travel websites)


The luxury boutique hotel, which has 145 rooms and 21 luxury suites, offers its visitors some of the most amazing views of the nation’s capital, including the White House and Lafayette Park.

Since you are staying in Lafayette Square, you may consider making the most of the location by visiting Renwick Gallery, the White House, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, or the Good Liar Brian Curry.

You also have the chance to go to nearly 200 restaurants on foot, including high-end places like Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab and Lafayette Restaurant.

Hotel Madera:

Address: 1310 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 296-7600

Room price per night: From $159 (via and other travel websites)


Another pet-friendly hotel, Madera has been particularly praised by its customers for their sincere love and affection for animals, which is beyond just “allowing” them in.

It has been ranked five stars by Tripadvisor users because of its great location, friendly service, spacious and clean rooms, and private balconies.

Speaking of location, you will have over 200 restaurants within walking distance, and will be able to access the Metro after walking just a few minutes.

Among dozens of places you can visit on foot are Anderson House, The Phillips Collection, Dupont Circle, and Heurich House Museum.

More importantly, Hotel Madera is a DC hotel that can offer you a “dream honeymoon” without breaking the bank.

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