If hotel chains aren’t your thing then DC has got you covered. There are many options at several price points to satisfy travelers who want a boutique hotel near the Washington, DC Metro system.
The most unique find is the Mt. Vernon Bed & Breakfast. This hotel sits in DC’s urban neighborhoods just north of downtown. The Mt. Vernon Bed and Breakfast has few to none negative reviews at TripAdvisor. Those who are on romantic getaways might prefer examining options in DC’s Dupont Circle Neighborhood. There are four boutique hotels to chose from in Dupont Circle. The area contains many restaurants and is inhabited by more locals than tourist or business travelers. The modern look and feel of The Dupont Circle Hotel which has glass walled showers and open concept rooms will be appealing to romantic getaways. Embassy Row in Dupont has a rooftop pool that is limited to 21+ past 5PM.
Boutique accommodations outside of DC in Maryland and Virgina are more affordable options. The Bethesda Court is often a top choice for its competitive rates over nearby chains and receives praise for its charming courtyard. As for staying in downtown DC, Hotel Monaco is a boutique / luxury hotel and the courtyard in the middle of the hotel is often used for weddings and big events.
Travelers who want more of a resort feel without being too far from the city should examine the Omni for its large well manicured grounds, outdoor pool and close proximity to the National Zoo and Rock Creek Park. The hotel sits north of Dupont Circle in DC’s affluent Neighborhoods.