Hotels Near Gallery Place (Chinatown) Metro

1484271751_08_thumbs_upRecommended Hotel: Pod Hotel
Why: Simple Room, New Hotel, Savings Over Nearby Options

There are four primary hotels within a short walk to the Gallery Plaza / Chinatown Metro station. This is the heart of downtown DC and a premium location for tourist. We recommend Pod Hotel over the nearby Courtyard , Hotel Monaco and Fairfiend Inn & Suites because it offers a basic room with an inviting rooftop bar. The premise of Pod is that you get the essentials. The hotel doesn’t have a gym, pool, or free breakfast, nor does it offer parking. What you get is a basic room and since the hotel was built in 2016 those rooms are new. Since most tourist won’t be spending a majority of time in the room we like Pod Hotel for its lower rates than nearby competitors.

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What Chinatown Hotel is Right for You?

As for the other hotel options near Chinatown, don’t overlook the nearby Hotel Monaco for a charming boutique option. This will make for a good choice if you are planning a romantic getaway to Washington, DC. It is helpful to avoid Monaco when they are hosting a wedding, and avoid the basement rooms. Until Pod was built for this location we usually suggested Fairfiend Inn &* Suites because they offer free breakfast and free wifi. The nearby Courtyard is often expensive. Use the widget below to find the best deal on hotels near the Chinatown Metro station.

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Is Chinatown (Downtown DC) Right for You?

nieghborhood_vibe_48Chinatown Neighborhood: Chinatown is the pulse of downtown DC. The area is home to the National Portrait Smithsonian Museum, Spy Museum and home to many bars and restaurants that keep things happening at all times. It’s easy to walk to the National Mall from here. Visitors not interested in a noisy, rowdy neighborhood should look elsewhere. Visitors will notice a higher amount of panhandling in Chinatown and should be cautious in the area at night. Chinatown is the home of the Verizon Center which hosts the Washington Capitals, Wizards, and Mystic. The Verizon Center also hosts major concerts and a variety of other entertainment options throughout the year. This area boasts a wide variety of dining options and nightlife. While there aren’t as many Chinese restaurants as you might expect, visit China Boy for a no-frills but authentic and budget-friendly experience.

things_to_do_48 Chinatown – Where to Eat, What to Do, Pictures

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  Pod HotelFairfield Inn & SuitesHotel MonacoCourtyard
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Avg. Sun-Thu$220$265$219$294
Avg. Fri. & Sat.$181$211$203$293
ParkingNone$42 Per Day$50 Per Day$59 Per Day
WifiFreeFree$12.99 Per DayFree
BreakfastAvailable at Coffee BarFree Buffet. Hot & Cold Items$10-$20 A La Carte$14-$21 A La Carte
Walk to MetroDirectionsDirectionsDirectionsDirections
Blocks to Metro2112
PicturesRoomsRoomsRoomsRooms
RoomsStandard Room (Pods) Twin, QueenStandard. King, Queen, DoublesStandard & Suites AvailableStandard. King, Queen, Doubles
Airport ShuttleNoNoNoNo
Hotel ShuttleNoNoNoNo
RestaurantCrimson Diner, Rooftop Bar, Wiskey BarThe Irish Channel (pub)NoneGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant (American)
GymNoCardio machines and free weightsCardio machines and free weightsCardio machines and free weights
PoolNoNoNoIndoor With Hot Tub
PetsNoNoYesNo
SmokingNoNoNoNo

Pod Hotel

Avg. Fri & Sat - $220
Avg. Sun-Thu - $181
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Blocks to Metro - 2
Parking - None
Wifi - Free
Breakfast - Not Inlcuded
Airport Shuttle - No

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Avg. Fri & Sat - $265
Avg. Sun-Thu - $211
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Fairfiend Inn & Suites
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Blocks to Metro - 1
Parking - $42 Per Day
Wifi - Free
Breakfast - Free Buffet. Hot & Cold Items
Airport Shuttle - No

Hotel Monaco

Avg. Fri & Sat - $219
Avg. Sun-Thu - $203
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Blocks to Metro - 1
Parking - $50 Per Day
Wifi - $12.99 Per Day
Breakfast - $10-$20 A La Carte
Airport Shuttle - No

Courtyard

Avg. Fri & Sat - $294
Avg. Sun-Thu - $293
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Courtyard
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Blocks to Metro - 2
Parking - $59 Per Day
Wifi - Free
Breakfast - $14-$21 A La Carte
Airport Shuttle - No

About Chinatown

Who is Best for this Location?

thumbs_up Chinatown is the pulse of downtown DC. The area is home to the National Portrait Smithsonian Museum, Spy Museum and home to many bars and restaurants that keep things happening at all times. Its easy to walk to the National Mall from here. Visitors not interested in a noisy, rowdy neighborhood should look elsewhere.

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nieghborhood_vibe_48Neighborhood Vibe: Chinatown in DC is a very busy urban neighborhood. Populated with businesses, apartment buildings, shopping, and nightlife, Chinatown never shuts down. Being at the crossroads of major metro and bus lines, this area is a big hangout for the city’s teenagers, so it can get quite rowdy. Mostly home to young professionals, this area also includes a few low income housing complexes and a large homeless shelter. While generally a safe neighborhood, visitors will notice a higher amount of panhandling in Chinatown and should be cautious in the area at night.

things_to_do_48Things to Do: DC’s main sporting venue, the Verizon Center, is located in this neighborhood and is the home venue for the Washington Capitals, Wizards, and Mystic. The Verizon Center also hosts major concerts and a variety of other entertainment options throughout the year. Chinatown boasts its share of DC’s museum scene as well. Both the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery are housed within the old Patent Office building, and the National Building Museum and the International Spy Museum are close by. Shoppers will find mainstream brands (Urban Outfitters, Loft) on 7th Street, Chinatown’s main drag, or can head to nearby City Center for upscale shops like Kate Spade or Louis Vuitton.

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what_to_east_48What to Eat: This area boasts a wide variety of dining options and nightlife. While there aren’t as many Chinese restaurants as you might expect, visit China Boy for a no-frills but authentic and budget-friendly experience. For a casual lunch, stop in at Dangerously Delicious for a slice of hearty, savory pies or treat yourself to a slice of their famous Baltimore Bomb. Try Graffiato for artisanal pizzas and Prosecco on tap. Headed out for the night? Chinatown bars run the spectrum from divey (Iron Horse and Rocket Bar offer cheap beer and bar games) to more sophisticated (try Flight Wine Bar’s international offerings).

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Pod Hotel – Chinatown

Weekday Avg. Rate $220
Weekend Avg. Rate $181
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Hotel Specs

Closest StationGallery Plaza / Chinatown
WifiFree Wifi
ParkingNone
BreakfastAvailable at Coffee Bar
RestaurantCrimson Diner, Rooftop Bar, Wiskey Bar
Shuttle to AirportNo
Hotel ShuttleNo
GymNo
PoolNo
Room TypeStandard Room (Pods) Twin, Queen
PetsNot Allowed
SmokingNot Allowed

Fairfield Inn – Chinatown

Weekday Avg. Rate $265
Weekend Avg. Rate $211
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Hotel Specs

Closest Station1 Block
WifiFree Wfi
Parking$42 Per Day
BreakfastFree Buffet. Hot & Cold Items
RestaurantThe Irish Channel (pub)
Shuttle to AirportNo
Hotel ShuttleNo
GymCardio machines and free weights
PoolNo Pool
Room TypeStandard. King, Queen, Doubles
PetsNo
SmokingNo

Hotel Monaco – Chinatown

Weekday Avg. Rate $219
Weekend Avg. Rate $203

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Hotel Specs

Closest Station1 Block
Wifi$12.99 Per Day
Parking$50 Per Day
Breakfast$10-$20 A La Carte
RestaurantNone
Shuttle to AirportNo
Hotel ShuttleNo
GymCardio machines and free weights
PoolNo Pool
Room TypeStandard & Suites Available
PetsYes
SmokingNo

Courtyard – Chinatown

Weekday Avg. Rate $294
Weekend Avg. Rate $237
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Hotel Specs

Closest Station2 Blocks
WifiFree Wifi
Parking$59 Per Day
Breakfast$14-$21 A La Carte
RestaurantGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant (American)
Shuttle to AirportNo
Hotel ShuttleNo
GymCardio machines and free weights
PoolIndoor With Hot Tub
Room Type Standard. King, Queen, Doubles
PetsNo
SmokingNo