Hotels Outside of Washington, DC in Maryland & Virginia Near the Metro
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.
The Two Best Hotels Outside of DC
The Most Popular Hotel Outside DC in Virginia. West of DC 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 of Virginia. 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.
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The Most Popular Hotel Outside DC in Maryland is the also a Courtyard Marriott at theNew Carrollton station. Like the other Courtyard, parking is free and travelers of all expectations are satisfied with the choice. New Carrollton is also a MARC station and Amtrak station so travelers coming from Baltimore and the East Coast will appreciate the location. Rates at either hotel are usually under $100 on the weekends and bum up to $180 on weekdays.
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Hotels Near or Under $115 Per Night Along I-495 / 95 Outside DC
If $115 / night is your budget look at staying at one of the hotels at the Branch Ave Station, SE of the city in Maryland off I-495 E. At either the Holiday Inn, or Country Inn & Suites you’ll receive free parking, free internet, free breakfast and walk-ability to the metro. Another option for $115 rates and walk-ability to the Metro is the Quality Inn near the Spring Hill Metro in Tyson’s Corner just of I-495 W. At either destination expect to spend about 30 to 40 minutes riding into the city.
Most Affordable Hotel Outside of DC near DCA Airport
The Americana is often the top choice for travelers wanting to stay outside of DC near DCA because rates here are usually below $110 per night. This is often $100 less than all other hotels nearby. All hotels in the area sit in the urban neighborhood called Crystal City. This area is an office hub, but also hosts a variety of chain restaurants. Ride time into DC will take about 15 to 20 minutes via the Yellow line.
Hotels Outside of DC in Arlington, VA
Ballston’s Comfort Inn or Holiday Inn provide guests with rates around $180 on weekdays and $117 on weekends. These hotels sit in the posh pleasant urban neighborhood of Ballston. Rosslyn’s Holiday Inn is a top hotel choice for tourist or business travelers because of its free parking and close proximity to Georgetown. A ride from Rosslyn into DC will only take between 10 and 15 minutes add 10 minutes for Ballston.
Hotels in NW / N Maryland Along I-270 N on Red line
Travelers will find excellent surroundings by considering Bethesda, or Silver Spring as their destination. Shady Grove, while fair away from the city off I-270 N will offer the most affordable rates. Most travelers will want to consider the boutique hotel of Bethesda Court. Its rates are the lowest of all Bethesda hotels, about $187 on weekends. The Metro is 1 block away. Expect to pay for parking at ether Silver Springs or Bethesda hotels. Ride time will be about 40 minutes to most downtown destinations or museums. Bethesda is often regarded as one of the best urban areas for restaurants.
Hotels in Tysons Corner / Silver Line / Dulles Airport Off I-495, and I-66
The new Silver line adds a number of new hotel options to the mix when looking to staying outside of DC near the Metro. The Spring Hill station has a mix of options and price points, and the neighboring station of Tysons Corner offers immediate access to the massive Malls their and Metro. The Hyatt near the Reston Silver line station provides FREE shuttle service both to the Metro and Dulles airport. Expect to get more bang for your buck at Spring Hill Station hotels.