Romantic getaways in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. is not only the capital city of the United States but also an extraordinary city with many faces. It is both a picturesque tourist destination with lively local history and a neighborly ambiance, as well as an international metropolis.
Discover the city’s many monuments and memorials, visit its eclectic neighborhoods, experience the creative food scene and enjoy the vibrant nightlife. Make sure not to skip the traditional D.C. attractions like the Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian museums, the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument, and the White House.
List of romantic hotels in Washington, D.C.
St. Regis Hotel
Just a short walk away from the White House, the luxurious St. Regis hotel offers its guests personalized butler service to enhance the hotel experience.
The hotel’s on-site restaurant is specially lauded.
Its lavish rooms are exquisitely decorated, equipped with flat-screen TVs, premium bed linens, and spacious bathrooms. Guests can request a room with a dining and seating area.
Kimpton George Hotel
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel boasts an incredible location, an indoor swimming pool, sauna and plunge pool, a full-service spa that offers city or waterfront views, a beautiful outdoor lounge area with firepits, as well as an on-site restaurant that serves American Asian cuisine, and a full-service bar.
Every room is equipped with tall windows that provide plenty of natural light, flat-screen TVs and spacious marble bathrooms with deep soaking tubs and walk-in showers. Select units boast a dining and seating area.
Park Hyatt Washington
Four Seasons Washington
The intimate Swann House is a boutique style hotel in the Northwest District of Washington D.C.
It offers its guests an outdoor pool and terrace area, with a shared lounge where guests can relax and sip on some drinks.
The rooms at the Swann House are uniquely decorated, boasting flat-screen TVs, work desks and private bathrooms with upscale furnishings and shower amenities. Select units boast a balcony with a city view and seating area.
The Jefferson Hotel
The Hay - Adams
Trump International Washington
Boasting an incredibly central location, the Trump International Washington is a short walk away from all the local attractions and restaurants.
The hotel offers sprawling spa facilities, on-site fine dining options – serving contemporary American steakhouse style dishes, while the bar offers a special nightly menu, as well as champagne and wine tasting.
Most rooms at the Trump International offer a city view, and all of them are equipped with a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, as well as a gorgeous stone finish bathroom. Select rooms offer a soaking tub, seating and dining areas and a second floor with a work desk.
The Viceroy Washington
The vibrantly modern Viceroy Washington offers its guests a rooftop pool with a poolside bar, a shared lounge with a firepit, an on-site restaurant and in-room spa services, as well as private parking.
Guests are welcome to use on-site bicycle rental services.
The rooms are modernly decorated in bright tones, each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, air-conditioning; private bathrooms with walk-in showers and deep soaking tubs. Select rooms are equipped with seating areas.
The Fairmont features an on-site restaurant that serves modern American comfort food, a courtyard garden, an indoor pool, a shared outdoor lounge with a firepit, and an on-site spa that offers a myriad of services.
The rooms are lavishly decorated in warm inviting tones, equipped with flat-screen TVs, air conditioning and private bathrooms. Select rooms offer dining and seating areas.
Located in the famous Pennsylvania Avenue, Hotel Lombardy offers its guests on-site fine dining options; The Venetian Room Bar and Lounge offers a wide variety of wines and cocktails, and the Café Lombardy offers fine dining cuisine.
The hotel also offers in-room spa services.
The rooms boast a classic 1920’s décor, and are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a work desk, and a spacious private bathroom.
The St Gregory Hotel
The Darcy Hotel
The River Inn
The River Inn features an on-site restaurant, a gym and accommodation with a kitchenette. The hotel amazing location puts its guests close to all of the local attractions.
The spacious rooms are decorated in Italian inspired furniture, each of them boasting a flat-screen TV. Select rooms offer a seating and dining area.
Romantic things to do in Washington, D.C.
Once you have chosen the perfect hotel for your romantic getaway, let’s find a complementary thing to do in Washington, D.C. so you can get the most out of your couple’s vacation.
Springtime in Washington means going for a walk around the Tidal Basin. One of the most romantic places in Washington, D.C., the Basin turns into a most magical place during cherry blossom season when its trees turn into cotton candy clouds.
Escape the city’s crowds and stroll down this reservoir located between the Potomac River and the Washington Channel and enjoy excellent views of the Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument.
The Great Falls of the Potomac is a breathtaking 800-acre park only 15 miles from the nation’s capital.
Walk along the Potomac or through the woods on one of the park’s trails and discover its numerous and tumultuous cascades and steep rock cliffs that line both sides of the river.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Discover the natural world through exhibitions and activities, from its blazing beginnings through billions of years of evolution.
This Smithsonian museum holds the world’s most extensive collection of plant and animal specimens and human artifacts. Uncover the world of ancient Egypt, get up close to the giant dinosaur remains, or relax in the indoor garden.
Like all Smithsonian Institution museums, admission is free.
Visit America’s most visited national park whose monuments and memorials honor American forefathers and heroes.
Enjoy views of the majestic Washington Monument and stroll by the stately U.S. Capitol Building at one end of the park and the dignified Lincoln Memorial at the other.
This broad promenade is home to numerous institutions, like the National Gallery of Art, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History, and many more.
Discover the charms of one of D.C.’s original neighborhoods, also a designated National Historic Landmark.
The historic Georgetown features Federal-style brick and frame row houses that represent the architecture of the early years of the republic, cobblestone streets and the peaceful C&O Canal.
Explore Georgetown’s romantic side by retracing the memories of its most famous residents, the Kennedys; from the ‘proposal booth’ where they got engaged, to their first home as a couple.
United States Botanic Garden
The US Botanic Garden is a living plant museum that represents earth’s fragile ecosystems.
This plant heaven rich with history and tradition was established by the U.S. Congress in 1820, making it one of the oldest botanic gardens in North America.
The U.S. Botanic Garden campus includes the Conservatory, the National Garden, and Bartholdi Park.
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