The Best Hotel Near the Van Ness Metro
The Days Inn near the Van Ness metro is one of the most affordable hotels in the District (Washington, DC). Rates average about $170, saving guests upwards of $200 per night over downtown DC hotels on weekdays. The drawbacks are that this hotel doesn’t offer a restaurant, or breakfast, and doesn’t have a pool or gym facility. If those amenities aren’t necessary for your stay and your expectations are modest take a close look at this hotel. Another perk to the Van Ness Days Inn is that parking here is about 50% less than downtown alternatives. Guests to the hotel appreciated that there are several casual dining choices nearby. Once every so often online reviews praised the hotels staff for being helpful to tourist who are planning sightseeing. If you want to stay on the red line and save on hotel rates the Days Inn at Van Ness is worth investigating.
Recommended Hotel at Van Ness: Days Inn
Why: Not far from downtown, or popular stops on red line and less expensive.
About the Van Ness Neighborhood
Van Ness is a neighborhood in upper northwest DC located on the red line. Along Connecticut Avenue, the main drag through the neighborhood, is mainly high-rise apartment buildings that are home to young professionals, though as you’ll also find neighborhoods of single family homes. This is an affluent area that is generally safe. While within the borders of DC, Van Ness does start to have a more suburban feel.
Van Ness offers a lot of fast casual options, stop by Bread Frust for an excellent breakfast or lunch. Or, head to neighborhoods south—Cleveland Park, Woodley Park, and Dupont—will be worth it for more and better dining and nightlife options.
This neighborhood is home to the University of DC and is nearby American University. It is also home to a number of embassies and convenient to the National Zoo, located in Woodley Park. For those looking to get outdoors, for walking, jogging or biking, Rock Creek Park is also close by. For bibliophiles, visit Politics and Prose, a renowned independent bookstore located just north of Van Ness on Connecticut Avenue.
Who is Best for this Location?
Van Ness lacks the distinct neighborhood atmosphere that many of DC’s neighborhoods—like Dupont Circle or Capitol Hill—possess, but it is still a great option for travelers looking to stay within the city and have convenient access to downtown.
Days Inn – Closest Hotel Near the Van Ness Metro
|Weekday Avg. Rate||$167|
|Weekend Avg. Rate||$177|
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Days Inn Website
Days Inn Hotel Specs
|Free wireless in all rooms|
|Self-park, daily fee of $23.60. Daily fee is $59 for larger vehicles|
|Breakfast not available|
|Tesoro Restaurant (Italian)|
|No Airport Shuttle|
|No Area Shuttle|
|Non-smoking property wide|
|Standard only, 1 king, 2 queens (or 2 doubles)|
|No pets allowed|