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

The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
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8.5
Excellent
2100 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington
from $119
Washington Plaza
Washington Plaza
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8.7
Excellent
10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington
from $119
Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters
Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters
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7.7
Good
1615 Rhode Island Ave Nw, Washington
from $114
Capitol Skyline
Capitol Skyline
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7.9
Good
10 'I' Street SW, Washington
from $90
The Hay-Adams
The Hay-Adams
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9.3
Excellent
800 16th Street NW, Washington
from $329
W Washington D.C.
W Washington D.C.
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8.9
Excellent
515 15th Street NW, Washington
from $254
Holiday Inn Washington-Central/White House
Holiday Inn Washington-Central/White House
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8.4
Excellent
1501 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington
from $121
The Dupont Circle Hotel
The Dupont Circle Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
1500 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Washington
from $186
The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
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9.2
Excellent
3100 South Street NW, Washington
from $525
Quality Inn & Suites New York Avenue
Quality Inn & Suites New York Avenue
1600 New York Ave. N.E., Washington
from $149
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.