Budget accommodation found at the heart of Washington, D.C.
The Harrington Hotel Washington DC offers affordable accommodation at the heart of the Nations Capital. Whilst it may not be overflowing with frills, its location just blocks from the White House and the Verizon Center is hard to beat.
The hotel is the longest running continuous service hotel in the whole of Washington, D.C. Having opening in 1914, the hotel has seen 17 Presidents take residence in the nearby White House. As such, guests can expect a certain amount of character contained within the hotels walls.
Each of the guestrooms features a private en-suite bathroom, most of which are fitted with shower/bathtub combinations. Bedrooms feature one or two beds, cable television, telephone, and air-conditioning. It may be basic but it does make for economical accommodation.
The hotel also features a token operated laundry on the second and third floors, as well as ice machines and vending facilities. A gift shop offers the opportunity to pick-up a souvenir or gift. Breakfast is served in Harrietts, a family-friendly restaurant that also serves lunch and dinner. Harrys offers a location in which to enjoy a drink or a light snack. Ollies Trolley, which faces out on to 12th Street serves burgers, fries, and milkshakes.
Guests looking for other dining options will find a number of restaurants, bistros, and cafs in the neighborhood.
The Harrington Hotel Washington DC is ideally located for those hoping to see the famous D.C. landmarks on a budget. As well as the White House being just a block away, visitors can also see the likes of the Capitol Building and Fords Theatre on foot.
The National Mall is also within walking distance. Here visitors will find the likes of the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Reflecting Pool, and memorials to those lost in the Korean, Vietnam, and World Wars. The Smithsonian Museum buildings are also located in the Malls Eastern section.
Other popular attractions in the area include the Natural History Museum, the headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.), and the National Aquarium. The Verizon Center can be found just five blocks from the Harrington Hotel. This magnificent arena regularly hosts the Washington Wizard of the NBA, the NHLs Capitals, WNBAs Mystics, and Georgetown University basketball.
Georgetown University itself is somewhat of a tourist attraction, thanks to it being the oldest Catholic University in the country. The district of Georgetown is also popular with visitors to the city.
The Metro system allows visitors to traverse the city of Washington with relative ease. The nearest stations to the Harrington are Federal Triangle and Metro Center. Visitors can utilize the service to visit other city landmarks, including Arlington National Cemetery. This military cemetery is home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, or the Tomb of the Unknowns as it has since become known. The tomb features the remains of unidentifiable soldiers lost during the Great War, World War II, and the Korean War.
The Harrington Hotel Washington DC offers guests convenient access to all of these sites as well as a host of others.