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Five of the best Washington DC hotels

11 September 2014

The top five hotels in the US's capital city, as recommended by travellers on TripAdvisor

1. The Jefferson Washington DC
Built in 1923 as a luxury residential building. In 1955 the apartments were converted into The Jefferson, a 95-room luxury boutique hotel, which is designed in a distinctly European and Washingtonian style. From £368 a night.

2. The Hay-Adams
Also originally a 1920s residential apartment-hotel, this 145-room boutique bolt hole has 21 luxury suites with stunning views of Lafayette Park and the White House. It also has a roof terrace, with panoramic views of the city. From £390 a night.

3. Four Seasons Washington DC
Situated in Georgetown, this hotel has 222 rooms, with East Wing guest rooms overlooking the C&O Canal, garden courtyard or Rock Creek Park. The hotel is 12 blocks from the White House. From £368 a night.

4. Capella Washington DC Georgetown
In the heart of Georgetown along the historic C&O Canal, this hotel offers a rooftop lounge and infinity pool, spa and fitness services. From £421 a night.

5. Avenue Suites Georgetown
This hotel has spacious suite-style accommodation in the heart of the city, within walking distance to the National Mall. Each suite has amenities including a fully-equipped kitchen. From £349 a night.