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. In the following article, we take a look at five of the area’s best hotels.
Unsurprisingly, the décor at Hotel Rouge is a celebration of – you guessed it – the color red! Upon arriving at the hotel, guests will immediately notice a collection of Venus statues that suggest an air of romance and energy. The hues of red are meant to create an energetic and fun atmosphere in the hotel interior. And to encourage peace of mind and body, there’s also a free yoga mat in every room.
The motto at Hotel Helix is “Your 15 Minutes”, meaning that the staff here strives to cater to customers’ inner rock star. This boutique hotel has plenty of personality, including vibrant colors and modern décor. For those traveling with young children, there is even the opportunity to book rooms with bunk beds. Patrons can also take advantage of the Helix’s free bikes to explore the city.
The Washington Plaza Hotel is a sleek lodging option in Logan Circle. It was designed in 1962 by world famous 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.
This European-style bed and breakfast offers 10 beautifully furnished bedrooms in the Edwardian style. Originally started as a single house following extensive renovations, the William Lewis House expanded in 1999 to include the house next door, as well as the garden connecting the two buildings. The resulting grounds form a wonderful courtyard with a sitting porch, hot tub, water garden and a large deck.
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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.