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Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom

515 20th Street NW · Washington, District Of Columbia 20006 USA

Washington D.C. Area Attractions

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Find yourself in the midst of Washington, D.C.'s iconic culture, attractions and eateries when you stay at Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom. Our downtown hotel is within walking distance of George Washington University, the White House and the Washington Monument.



Located in the Heart of D.C.

Far more than politics and prestige, Washington D.C. is a vibrant metropolis, and our hotel stands right in its center. From a thriving arts and music scene to Fortune 500 companies, this dynamic downtown offers its visitors a taste of the extraordinary. For delicious eats, upscale shops and historic attractions, the heart of D.C. awaits.

DAR Constitution Hall (0.5 miles)

Built in 1929 by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall is Washington D.C's largest Concert Hall. This National Historic Landmark Building play host to a large variety of theater, comedy and musical performances.

George Washington University (0.6 miles)

Situated steps from our hotel's entrance, the bright campus of George Washington University shines amidst the skyscrapers of downtown D.C. Admire the expansive green lawn and brick-red architecture on your way to visit a student or colleague. Afterwards, take a tour of the White House, only four blocks away, or sit in on a class inside the U.S. Capitol.

Washington Monument (0.8 miles)

As the tallest building in the city, this structure rises above the green promenade of the National Mall, blocks away from our hotel location. Best seen at night, take a tour of the monuments to catch how these stunning sites shine beneath the moon.

National Children's Museum (0.9 miles)

With a focus on sparking curiosity and igniting creativity, this children's museum is full of interactive exhibitions that explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).

The White House (1.2 miles)

Meet history at its door with a tour of the White House, located just moments from our downtown D.C. hotel. As the official residence of President of the U.S., the White House contains a multitude of historic moments. In the spring and fall seasons, walk the White House grounds, full of roses, herbs and ornamental trees.

Lincoln Memorial (1.2 miles)

Located on the sprawling green promenade of the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial showcases the 16th President of the U.S.A. in this stunning monument. Take a break from your downtown endeavors to sit near the Lincoln Memorial with a picnic lunch or explore the surrounding sites, such as the National Art Gallery and the Washington Monument.

World War II Memorial (1.5 miles)

Located near the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II Memorial is located on the National Mall. This memorial honors the 16 million who served in the U.S. armed forces, the over 400,000 who died and their families back home in the U.S. Walk the circular path and take in the memorial before returning to the National Mall.

Capital One Arena (1.5 miles)

Home to some of D.C's favorite sports teams, this indoor arena is located in the Chinatown neighborhood and sits atop a Metro station for easy accessibility. See some of the world's biggest names in music perform live concerts or check out the city's famed basketball or hockey teams.

International Spy Museum (1.8 miles)

The new International Spy Museum is filled with interactive exhibitions and installations and houses the largest collection of spy artifacts in the world.  With first-person accounts from top intelligence officers and experts, the visitor is now in the shoes of a spy.


Marine Corps War Memorial (1.9 miles)

Visit the world's tallest bronze statue, the Marine Corps War Memorial. Located in the Arlington Ridge Park near the Arlington National Cemetery, this memorial is one of many sights to see. Spend a day honoring the fallen, then return to our hotel's downtown location for fine dining in D.C. or a show at the DAR Constitution Hall.

The Smithsonian Institute (1.9 miles)

Boasting a vivid arts and culture scene, Washington D.C. is home to the Smithsonian Institute, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and many others. Experience the world's largest museum and research complex at The Smithsonian, including the National Zoological Park.

District Wharf (2.0 miles)

This mile-long walking path situated against the Potomac River is filled with restaurants and retail shopping set against monumental views and vibrant culture.

Thomas Jefferson Memorial (2.1 miles)

For nature seekers, find yourself on the Tidal Basin of the Washington Channel, where the Thomas Jefferson Memorial towers over the river waters. Modeled after the Pantheon of Rome, this monument stands boldly among the spring-time blooming cherry blossom trees, making it a must-see in D.C.

Georgetown (3 miles)

Visit the trendy neighborhood Georgetown, just a short ride from our hotel. Wander its cobblestone streets as you take in the 18th-century architecture of this booming little town. Visit with friends or faculty members at Georgetown University, before grabbing a drink at one of the many popular taverns and waterfront seafood restaurants.

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (3.1 miles)

Make your Washington D.C. trip extraordinary with a night at the nearby Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Host to Broadway shows, legendary musicians, dancers and performers, the Kennedy Center invites local and global artists to stand on its stage.


Getting Down to Business

Discover nearby essential establishments like World Bank, the American Red Cross, and the U.S. Capitol or host your group at Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom and maximize your visit to one of the nation's most powerful cities, Washington D.C. Just steps outside our downtown hotel, we are in the middle of it all and make your visit to the cities top attractions easily accessible. With nearby Metro stops, valet parking, city bike rentals, and walking paths throughout the National Mall, you'll be sure to maximize your trip whether for business, group or a family getaway. 



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