The Best Hotel Near Metro Center
There are lots of hotels near this station, but the Hyatt and Marriott are the closest to the Metro. Each are the flagship hotels for their brand and always kept up to date. The Hyatt is the hotel to examine first. On average the cost is cheaper than the Marriott, but keep in mind each hotel has prices that range from $450 to $115 depending on the date. Guests will be wowed by the Hyatt lobby which is an atrium with a glass ceiling and contains five restaurants including a Starbucks. Consistently the room cleanliness and staff helpfulness were spoken well of in online reviews. The Hyatt offers a gym with free weights, cardio equipment, sauna, circuit training. There is a 12th floor lounge and a pool. You’ll still get nickel and dimmed for parking, breakfast and internet, but that is pretty standard in the city. Due to its immediate access to the metro and generally best price relative to local competitors the Hyatt is the top choice to stay near Metro Center station.
Recommended Hotel at Metro Center: Hyatt
Why: Beautiful, and up to date, and trendy, on top of Metro.
About the Metro Center Neighborhood
Metro Center is a business district at the heart of Washington, DC. At the junction of almost all of the metro lines—Red, Orange, Blue, and Silver, it is also a major transportation hub in the city. The National Mall is going to be a 15 to 20 minute walk or quick ride on the Orange line.
Foot traffic dies down on weekends as you won’t find many who actually live in this area, though upscale condos have started going in at various spots in this neighborhood, such as City Center. While Metro Center is generally a safe neighborhood, you will find panhandlers on the corners and should take care when walking around at night.
Metro Center offers a lot of fast casual options for the local professionals that will also offer a tasty and quick lunch for visitors. Try District Taco or, if you’re in want of a salad, Chop’t. Metro Center is also a popular spot for food trucks on weekdays. There are plenty of sit-down dining options here as well. NYC’s famed Momofuku and Milk Bar just opened a DC location in City Center or walk down to Pennsylvania Avenue for a stellar view of the Capitol and upscale French fare at Central. Head to Capitol City Brewery for craft brews and to catch the day’s game. Metro Center is also a short walk to the bustling bar and restaurant scene at Chinatown.
Shoppers will find everything from high-end boutiques, like Gucci and Kate Spade, to discount shops like Forever 21 and H&M. From Metro Center it is a short walk to all of DC’s major tourist destinations. Metro Center is also home to Madame Tussaud’s and Ford’s Theater.
Who is Best for this Location
Metro Center is an ideal location for those looking to stay in the heart of DC and desire convenience to all that the city has to offer. Tourist will appreciate the upscale hotels during the weekend when rates drop. This is a popular spot for business travelers.
Hyatt – Closest & Cheapest Hotel to Metro Center
|Weekday Avg. Rate||$308|
|Weekend Avg. Rate||$109|
Hyatt Hotel Specs
|On Top of Metro Station|
|Not Included, Available In Restaurants, Expensive|
|Starbucks, Grand Slam, Zephyr Deli, Cure Bar & Bistro, The Grand Café|
|No Airport Shuttle|
|No Area Shuttle|
|Free Weights, Cardio Equipment, Sauna, Circuit Training|
|Standard King or Double, Grand Club, ADA Double, Business Plan|
Marriott – Near Metro Center
|Weekday Avg. Rate||$365|
|Weekend Avg. Rate||$192|
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Marriott Hotel Specs
|Valet $47.00 Daily|
|Not Included w/Stay, $25 Buffet|
|Fire & Sage, Starbucks|
|No Airport Shuttle|
|No Area Shuttle|
|Fitness Room, Cardio Equipment & Free Weights|
|1 King or 2 Doubles, Concierge Room Access w/Specific Bookings|