When in DC, what better than not having to rent a car and save bucks on parking fees which are really hefty in DC and so are they at this hotel too so avoid renting a car if possible, as the Metro runs right underneath this hotel and DC metro can take u anywhere so u can skip the car.
The location is good from the metro perspective but otherwise its a deserted area with nothing much to do besides coulpe of small Sushi places and a BK. Not a good place to walk around either. The hotel comparatively is nice and contemporary, lobby is great - guess they are updating all Courtyard's lobby look like this. Therez a huge gadgety touchscreen TV thru which u can locate attractions, restaurants etc. not seen in any other hotel brand. Therez a nice lobby bar and a restaurant, overall making it a decent place to grab a quick bite / beer.
Rooms were decently sized too overlooking the rail tracks which was the only dampener but then none of the rooms have a view of sorts so you dont have any choice there.
So book it if you grab a deal on priceline/opaque sites for that is where you are bound to go in the pricey DC market.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- New hotel located one metro rail stop from Union Station, the transportation hub of our nation's capital and home to Amtrak train. Within easy reach of US Capitol, National Mall and The Whitehouse, use this hotel as your launch pad and enjoy the sights and sounds of Washington. Hotel amenities include The Bistro, free wi-fi, pool, GoBoard, and 24 hour business and print center. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Courtyard Washington, Dc / u.s. Capitol Hotel Washington Dc
- Courtyard Hotel Washington Dc