Hotels Outside of Washington, DC in Maryland & Virginia Near the Metro

Find $avings Outside D.C. in MD & VA

null Travelers turn to hotels outside of Washington, DC along the Metro because DC is notorious for bad traffic and staying in downtown is expensive. Since there are over 100 hotels near the Metro options are plentiful. This website will help you find the best neighborhoods in Maryland and Virginia with hotels near the Metro. For travelers worried about commute times, rest assured you can commute into downtown DC in under 45 minutes from even them the most remote locations.

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#1 Maryland Hotel near the Metro

The most popular hotel outside Washington, DC in Maryland is the Courtyard Marriott at the New Carrollton station. Parking is free, and across a vast majority of reviews the hotel is well liked by all types of travelers. New Carrollton is also a MARC station and Amtrak station so travelers coming from Baltimore and the East Coast will appreciate the location.

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#1 Virginia Hotel near the Metro

In Virginia the most popular hotel is the Courtyard Marriott at the Dunn Loring station along the Orange line and off of I-66 in suburbs. This hotel is well liked by all types of travelers for its FREE underground parking, free wifi, up to date decor and immediate Metro access.

Best Hotels Outside Washington, DC

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LocationWhyStationHotelCommuteAvg. WKAvg. WKD
VA#1, All AroundRosslynHoliday Inn10 mins$196$101
VAAlexandria w/Free ParkingBraddockBest Western20 mins$143$136
VADCA AccessCrystal CityHampton Inn15 mins$226$142
VADCA, Free ParkingCrystal CityAmericana15 mins$115$112
VAFree Parking, Best ValueHuntington-EisenhowerHoliday Inn30 mins$133$119
MDFree Parking, Best ValueBranch Ave.Country Inn & Suites30 mins$105$107
MDFree Parking, Best ValueShady GroveComfort Inn40 mins$130$117
MDFree Parking, Best ValueNew CarrolltonCourtyard by Marriott30 mins$155$121
VAFree Parking, Best ValueDunn-LoringCourtyard30 mins$183$89
VAFree Parking, Best ValueFalls ChurchEcono Lodge20 mins$97$85
VAFree Parking, Best ValueFranconia / SpringfieldWingate30 mins$96$87
VAFree Parking, Best ValueSpring HillQuality Inn30 mins$113$102
MDLocation & BoutiqueBethesdaBethesda Court20 mins$164$100
MDLocation w/ Free ParkingBethesdaAmericana Inn20 mins$112$103
VALocation w/ Free ParkingBallstonComfort Inn15 mins$154$118
VALocation, Rates, All AroundBallstonHoliday Inn15 mins$163$107

#1 Maryland Hotel on the Metro

Courtyard by Marriott – New Carrollton

Weekday Avg. Rate $155
Weekend Avg. Rate $122


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Hotel Specs

Closest Station1 Block
WifiFree Wifi
ParkingFree
BreakfastAvailable at hotel restaurant
RestaurantThe Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect.® (American)
Shuttle to AirportNo
Hotel ShuttleNo
GymCardio machines and free weights
PoolIndoor
Room TypeStandard & Suites Available
PetsNo
SmokingNo

#1 Virginia Hotel on the Metro

Courtyard – Dunn-Loring

Weekday Avg. Rate $184
Weekend Avg. Rate $89



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Hotel Specs

Closest Station1 Block
WifiFree Wifi
ParkingFree
Breakfast$5-$15 A La Carte
RestaurantThe Bistro (American)
Shuttle to AirportNo
Hotel ShuttleNo
GymCardio machines and free weights
PoolNo Pool
Room TypeStandard & Suites Available
PetsNo
SmokingNo

Staying Outside DC in Arlington, VA

A round up of Metro stations with hotels.

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thumbs_upThe number one reason to stay in Arlington over suburban Maryland is the relatively short metro ride to access tourist destinations and downtown. The number one reason to stay in Arlington over DC is cost savings and the potential for free parking.

nieghborhood_vibe_48Arlington can be segmented into two categories, the area near the airport called Crystal City, and the young posh urban high-rise neighborhoods of Ballston, Clarendon and Rosslyn.

check_datesAs for hotel selection, the Holiday Inn near Rosslyn is a popular choice for its proximity to Georgetown, and quick access via Metro to Smithsonian Museums and downtown DC.

Ballston

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thumbs_up This neighborhood and hotel price point appeals to just about all travelers. With good proximity to downtown, airports and the National Mall it is hard to go wrong at Ballston as long as your budget can handle the high weekday rates. Hotels near Ballston Metro.

Crystal City

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thumbs_up Crystal City is a great location for those visiting on business who need quick access to DCA and the Pentagon. It is generally more affordable than neighborhoods in DC proper, so is a great option for tourists. Hotels near Crystal City Metro.

#1 Hotel in Arlington, VA

Holiday Inn – Rosslyn

Weekday Avg. Rate $196
Weekend Avg. Rate $102
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Hotel Specs

Closest Station1 Block
WifiFree Wifi
ParkingFree
BreakfastAvailable at hotel restaurant
RestaurantVantage Point Restaurant (American)
Shuttle to AirportNo
Hotel ShuttleNo
GymCardio machines and free weights
PoolIndoor
Room TypeStandard & Suites Available
PetsYes. Fee $25/Stay.
SmokingNo

MD Sububs on Metro with Hotels

Bethesda

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thumbs_up Bethesda will appeal to upscale business travelers, and mature couples who want to experience good restaurants after a day of site seeing. Families might have a hard time finding the right hotel at the right price, but will like the neighborhood. Hotels near Bethesda Metro.

Branch Ave

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thumbs_up Branch Avenue is great for travelers, particularly families, on a budget who are looking for a base to launch their vacation from or for those with business at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility. Hotels near Branch Ave. Metro.

Greenbelt

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thumbs_up This is an ideal location for visitors to UMD or those on business in the area. Otherwise, visitors should be prepared for a no-frills neighborhood and a good amount of effort to get into Washington. Hotels near Greenbelt Metro.

New Carrollton

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thumbs_up This location is a good bet for visitors who don’t mind being removed from the city and who don’t mind staying in a generic area get free parking a nice hotel and commute into the city. Hotels near New Carrollton Metro.

Shady Grove

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thumbs_up Visitors looking to stay in this area should be prepared to drive to most of your destinations, and for a long metro ride into the city. With its proximity to quite a few government outposts, and convenience to NIH, this location will be ideal for some business travelers. Hotels near Shady Grove.

Silver Spring

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thumbs_up Silver Spring is a vibrant neighborhood that itself will be appealing to visitors and is a great choice for those visitors not necessarily interested in the main DC attractions. It is convenient to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and the tourist destinations in Washington, DC are about 20 minutes away on the metro. Hotels near Silver Spring Metro.


VA Sububs on Metro with Hotels

Dunn Loring

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thumbs_up This area is a great bet for those who don’t mind being a bit outside of DC or who have business in northern Virginia. This is a great family-friendly choice. Hotels near Dunn Loring Metro.

Falls Church

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thumbs_up This area is a great bet for those who don’t mind being a bit outside of DC or who have business in northern Virginia. This is a great family-friendly choice. Hotels near Falls Church Metro.

Franconia / Springfield

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thumbs_up This area is best suited to travelers who don’t mind traveling for amenities and who aren’t looking for a lot of charm in the neighborhood. It is convenient for those needing access to both DC and areas further south in Virginia, such as Quantico. While its proximity to the interchange leaves the neighborhood lacking in many ways, its convenience to all of the area’s major highways cannot be denied. Hotels near Franconia / Springfield Metro.

Vienna

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thumbs_up Vienna is conveniently located to I66 for access to the rest of Virginia and into DC. This, plus its location on the orange line, which runs reliably into downtown, makes this area a good option for visitors who would still like access to all of the attractions but are looking to save a little money. Hotels near Vienna Metro.

Tysons Corner

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Tysons Corner Metro

1487828236_metro here are five brand name hotels within walking distance to the Tysons Corner Metro. We recommend looking at Crowne Plaza as a first choice, and Courtyard by Marriott as a second choice. Hotels near Tysons Corner.

Spring Hill Metro

1487828236_metro There are four hotel options near the Spring Hill Metro station near Tysons Corner. We recommended the Quality Inn because of its very affordable rates and free parking. Hotels near Spring Hill Metro.