Hotels near Lincoln Memorial
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Located on the western side of the National Mall in West Potomac Park, the Lincoln Memorial sits across from the Washington Monument. Other landmarks are within walking distance in the district.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Lincoln Memorial

Holiday Inn Washington-Central/White House
Holiday Inn Washington-Central/White House
|
8.5
Excellent
1501 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington
from $109
Hotel Lombardy
Hotel Lombardy
|
8.7
Excellent
2019 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington
from $109
Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters
Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters
|
7.8
Good
1615 Rhode Island Ave Nw, Washington
from $103
Holiday Inn Washington - Georgetown
Holiday Inn Washington - Georgetown
2101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007, Washington
from $86
The Capital Hilton
The Capital Hilton
|
8.3
Excellent
1001 16th Street NW, Washington
from $114
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
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8.9
Excellent
806 15th Street NW, Washington
from $169
Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
|
8.2
Excellent
1001 14th St NW, Washington
from $101
Capitol Hill Hotel
Capitol Hill Hotel
|
8.7
Excellent
200 C St SE, Washington
from $111
Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
|
7.9
Good
800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington
from $85
Churchill Hotel Near Embassy Row
Churchill Hotel Near Embassy Row
|
8.4
Excellent
1914 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington
from $107
More About Hotels near Lincoln Memorial...

What is the Lincoln Memorial?

The Lincoln Memorial is a monument built in honor of President Abraham Lincoln. The memorial has 36 white stone columns that represent the 36 states that were in the Union when Lincoln died, and the 19 foot statue of the president has him sitting in contemplation. On both sides of the statue are inscriptions of his Second Inaugural Address, also known as the Gettysburg Address.

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near the Lincoln Memorial?

Visitors who want easy access to the Memorial can stay in one of the nearby hotels. The Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom is only about 1/2 a mile away, and The Residence Inn Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom is also right nearby. The George Washington University Inn is less than a mile from the Memorial and other landmarks.

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near the Lincoln Memorial?

Hotels near the Lincoln Memorial put visitors within walking distance of the landmark along with other sites along the National Mall. Since parking is difficult in the area, walking is the best way to see everything. The drawback of staying near the Memorial is that the prices are higher. If you want to save some money, stay just outside the city and take the Metro in for the day. The Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston is just on the other side of the Potomac and right near the Ballston Metro Station where visitors can go to take the short ride into the capital.

What Do I Need to Know About the Lincoln Memorial?

The Lincoln Memorial is close to the Foggy Bottom and Smithsonian Metro stops for those riding into the capital. There is no entrance fee to see the Memorial and it is open 24 hours a day. If you have questions while wandering around, the rangers are there from 9:30 in the morning until 11:30 at night.