The Best Hotels to Book in Logan Circle, Washington DC

Explore the beautiful streets of Logan Circle with an awesome stay nearby
Explore the beautiful streets of Logan Circle with an awesome stay nearby | © Jon Bilous / Alamy Stock Photo
Jonathan Stern

While Logan Circle is a historical district in Washington DC that is primarily residential, there are plenty of bars, restaurants and important landmarks waiting to be discovered nearby. The neighborhood’s location and character also make it a great base for exploring the rest of the city. We take a look at the best hotels in Logan Circle – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. The Darcy

Boutique Hotel

Lounge and dining area at the Darcy with dark midnight blue walls and a white ceiling, crimson drapes, brown and black leather chairs, white marble-topped tables and a mood-lit bar in the background
Courtesy of the Darcy / Expedia

The stylish Darcy is known for its chic decor and central location in the historic district of Washington DC. It’s just 15 minutes from the White House and Smithsonian American Art Museum. Unique services include a guest wardrobe of high-end men’s accessories to borrow for an evening on the town, plus a pop-up flower shop – in case you forgot those all-important roses. Don’t forget to try the gin-based cocktail, the Ten Thyme Smash at the on-site Gerrard Street Kitchen.

2. Washington Plaza Hotel

Resort, Hotel, Lodge

An outdoor pool area at Washington Plaza with blue chairs, umbrellas and side tables
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The Washington Plaza Hotel is a sleek lodging option in Logan Circle. It was designed in 1962 by architect Morris Lapidus, known mainly for his 1950s architecture in Miami Beach. His design for the Washington Plaza echoes his previous work because he insisted on creating a resort-like property focusing on the needs of guests. As a result, the Plaza includes strong graphic elements and some seriously fantastic swimming pools.

3. Cambria Hotel Washington

Boutique Hotel, Suite Hotel, Hotel

Modern exterior of the Cambria Hotel with red and yellow design and glass panels
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The clean lines and sleek colors of the Cambria Hotel & Suites are soothing to the senses, as are the well-appointed rooms. One of the main highlights is the rooftop bar, where patrons can enjoy cocktails while overlooking downtown DC. It’s one of the city’s newest hangout spots with plenty of delectable drinks on offer.

4. Hotel Zena, a Viceroy Urban Retreat

Hotel, Apartment

Lobby and dining area at Hotel Zena has a small cocktail bar and cream seating with modern art
Courtesy of Hotel Zena / Expedia

Inclusivity is at the heart of Hotel Zena, a stylish hotel just minutes from Logan Circle. Immersive artwork graces the walls throughout the hotel, celebrating all genders, races and sexualities. Check out the giant Ruth Bader Ginsburg mural. Settle into one of the chic bedrooms before heading to the Figleaf Bar for a gin-based Earhart cocktail, with maraschino liquor and creme de Violette, named after the famous female aviator, Amelia Earhart.

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