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Best Hotels for Inauguration 2013

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The Inauguration of President Obama’s second term is officially January, 21, 2013. But the days leading up to the ceremony will be abuzz with galas and parties. Several Washington area hotels have already filled up for the weekend. But here is a listing of several that still have rooms available. Many hotels require a non-refundable payment in full at the time of booking and a minimum 4-night stay starting Friday, January 18, 2013. And many have raised their rates considerably for the holiday weekend. These are hotels close to the White House and U.S. Capitol and some on this list are in the nearby suburbs and close to Metro stops.

Hotel: Marriott

Address: Several hotels in the Washington area, including the Ritz-Carlton, the Renaissance Hotel, and the Mayflower that still have rooms available Inauguration weekend.

Rates: Range from $209 per night to more than $1,000 per night

Phone: 1-888-236-2427

Website: http://www.marriott.com/hotel-search/washington-dc.hotels.united-states/

Hotel: The Embassy Suites

Address: Several of its Washington properties, as well as ones in the suburbs like the Embassy Suites Alexandria and the Embassy Suites Crystal City, which are both close to Metro stops.

Rates: range from $359 per night to $799.

Phone: 800-EMBASSY

Website: http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en_US/es/search/findhotels/results.htm?view=LIST

Hotel: Washington Plaza Hotel

Address: 10 Thomas Circle, NW, Washington, D.C.

Rates: Superior Queen Bed rooms available at $500 a night

Phone: 202-842-1300

Website: http://www.washingtonplazahotel.com/?checkin=2012-11-18&checkout=2012-11-19

Hotel: Wyndam

Address: Several Wyndam hotels in the Washington area have availability, including its Connecticut Avenue property and several in the suburbs like the Days Inn Arlington Pentagon.

Address: See each hotel location.

Rates: $429.95 per night.

Phone: 877-999-3223

Website: http://www.wyndham.com/

Hotel: Homewood Suites

Address: Has some availability in its Washington suburbs properties, including one in Alexandria/Pentagon South in Virginia and Homewood Suites by Hilton in Silver Spring.Also its Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Washington and the Capital Hilton have rooms available.

Rates: From $259 to $879 per night

Phone: 1-800-CALL-HOME


Website: http://homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en/index.html

Hotel: St. Regis

Address: The St. Regis company has availability in its flagship hotel, as well as The W Washington, D.C., Four Points by Sheraton and Westin Georgetown.

Rates: From $699 to $1,250 a night

Phone: 1-877-787-3447

Website: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/stregis/index.html

Hotel: Kimpton

Address: The new Donovan House, Helix, Lorien Hotel & Spa in Alexandria, Va., and both its Hotel Monaco properties in Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C., are all still taking Inauguration weekend reservations.

Rates: from $399 to $5,000 per night.

Phone: 1-800-546-7866

Website: http://www.kimptonhotels.com/index.aspx

Hotel: Sofitel

Address: Lafayette Square, 806 15th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Rates: From more than $4,500 to nearly $28,000

Phone: 1-800-763-4835

Website: http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-3293-sofitel-washington-dc-lafayette-square/index.shtml

Hotel: Grand Hyatt Washington

Address: 1000 H St., NW, Washington, D.C. (Penn Quarter)

Rates: From $699 to $759 per night.

Phone: 202-582-1234

Website: http://grandwashington.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels-grandwashington/

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn

Address: 815 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Rates: Averages $629 per night

Phone: 202-783-7800

Website: http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/index.html

Hotel: The Westin Alexandria

Address: 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA

Rates: $399-$449 per night

Phone: 703-253-8600

Website: http://www.westinalexandria.com/

Hotel: The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City

Address: 1250 South Hayes Street, Arlington, VA

Rates: $799 per night

Phone: 703-415-5000

Website: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/PentagonCity/Default.htm

Hotel: Sheraton Crystal City

Address: 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA

Rates: $419-459 per night

Phone: 703-486-1111

Website: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=741

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