Travelers looking to stay in a motel near DC will be happy to know that there are a few options to choose from. Motels are typically close to a major highways, offer cheap accommodations than hotels and nearly always have free parking. When coming to DC we suggest prioritizing these four areas; Shady Grove, Rosslyn, Vienna and Spring Hill which all have motels and are close to the DC Metro.
Why Find a Washington, DC Motel Near the Metro?
Taking a metro into DC can cut your costs down quite a bit. Aside from the obvious gas costs, parking in DC can be incredibly expensive and difficult to find. Don’t expect to find cheap street parking, as most residents snatch the limited number of spots very early. Garage parking can be costly and range from $12 to as high as $50 in the Downtown DC area. Finally, the traffic getting into DC will cause frustration and at times be at a standstill, especially for those staying in a motel near a major highway or interstate. In most cases, the metro system is faster than driving and much more affordable. DC’s metro system is also extensive, so that no matter where you want to visit, there is usually a metro station close by.