The Top Hotels in Potomac Heights, Washington DC

Presidential luxury awaits you in our pick of the best hotels in Potomac Heights, Washington DC
Presidential luxury awaits you in our pick of the best hotels in Potomac Heights, Washington DC | Courtesy of Glover Park Hotel / Expedia
Nina Ariana

This quiet residential area in the US capital, Washington DC, has small-town appeal, and you’ll find some of the finest luxury hotels in the scenic neighborhoods of Georgetown and Adams Morgan. Live like a president with our pick of the best hotels in Potomac Heights.

1. The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington DC

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

An outdoor sitting area in leafy surrounds at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, with modern, cushy seating and firepits
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This glamorous hotel features a bistro restaurant, a fitness center and a spa. Ideally located in popular Georgetown, the Ritz-Carlton is a boutique hotel in a 1930s-era industrial building that has been exquisitely renovated. While you’re staying here, tuck into the weekend brunch with its bottomless mimosas, or relax in the elegant spa.

2. The Dupont Circle Hotel


A design-led dining room at the Dupont Circle Hotel, with lots of plants, an orange booth and blue-gray leather chairs
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The Dupont Circle is part of the Doyle Collection range of luxurious hotels. This stunningly-designed modern hotel in Potomac Heights has beautiful guest rooms and suites in a central location, and the best technology, luxurious decor and ultimate comfort are all par for the course. Dine at the renowned restaurant, which dishes up French- and American-style cuisine, and sip a delectable cocktail at the bar. Then head up to the rooftop terrace to check out the stunning city views.

3. Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC


A balcony with a plush U-shaped sofa and city views at Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC
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The Four Seasons Hotel offers nothing but the best in service and accommodation for its guests. This five-star, five-diamond hotel is flawlessly decorated, taking inspiration from its location in the nation’s capital with airy color schemes, tasteful upholstery and impeccable attention to detail. Filled with contemporary art (a nod to its cultural surroundings), you can expect an elite experience amid the most stylish of interiors.

4. The Georgetown Inn


The red-brick, multistory Georgetown Inn, facing the street and flanked by local businesses
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The Georgetown Inn dates back to the early 1960s and takes pride in its history in which film stars, European royalty and sports professionals have come to stay. Today, the hotel is a European-inspired boutique venue for guests wishing to explore the charms of Georgetown and features a portfolio of tasteful rooms and exceptional service.

5. Washington Hilton


The entrance to the Washington Hilton, with potted flowers, a brick walkway and unique, curving architectural elements
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As you would expect, the Washington Hilton is a large hotel and conference center – a great place to go to with friends after a long day downtown. Let off steam in the fitness center, or grab a spot at the bar. At Four Oaks restaurant, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dinner. Don’t forget to check out the splendid views of the city from the rooftop pool before you hit the hay. As it prides itself on exceptional hospitality, you’re guaranteed a comfortable and very accommodating stay at this Hilton staple.

6. Omni Shoreham Hotel

Garden Hotel, Hotel

The outdoor free-form pool and hot tubs at Omni Shoreham Hotel lit up at night, with loungers and lush greenery
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This 1930s-era hotel in Potomac Heights is a truly unique and luxurious experience for any traveler. Featuring a beautiful retro interior, the Omni Shoreham offers a sophisticated retreat from the quick pace of the city, with a landscaped pool and a spa minutes away from the National Zoo. Resplendent in 11 acres (4.5ha) of lush lawns and gardens, this hotel lives up to its presidential reputation; book a room here for a stylish stay.

7. Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion

Budget Hotel, Hotel

A contemporary one-bed guest room in shades of brown at the Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion
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The Embassy Suites can be found in the Friendship Heights shopping district near Potomac Heights and features spacious rooms on a budget. Comfort comes first, and the interiors are all contemporary, providing a modern and comfortable stay. Willie’s Bar serves up drinks to hotel guests, and the Atrio Cafe dishes up breakfast and evening appetizers. There’s also a nearby Cheesecake Factory if your sweet tooth beckons.

8. Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center


A modern yet classic one-bed guest room at Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center, with pops of orange and brown
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The Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center is the perfect place to stay if you intend to spend a fair bit of time in Georgetown. The bedrooms are decorated in muted tones, and there’s even a ballroom for special occasions. Also, the Faculty buffet-style restaurant riffs on the academic theme. With its 24-hour fitness center, 14 meeting rooms, food court and obligatory Starbucks, this hotel is ideal for busy guests who want to live the upmarket student life.

9. Glover Park Hotel


A design-led sitting area at Glover Park Hotel, with a modern, curved sofa, leather chairs and shelves with books and vases
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In a leafy, affluent area between Georgetown and the zoo, Glover Park Hotel is known for its upscale suites, enticing brunch menu and trendy cocktail bar. The luxurious rooms have large squishy beds and complimentary yoga mats; some rooms also include kitchenettes if you want to whip up a snack.

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