Hotels near The Pentagon
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A visit to the D.C. area should include a trip to the Pentagon. Located right across the Potomac River from downtown D.C., the building is in Arlington, Virginia.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near The Pentagon

The Henley Park Hotel
The Henley Park Hotel
|
8.3
Excellent
926 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington
from $109
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/US Capitol
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/US Capitol
|
8.3
Excellent
1225 First St NE, Washington
from $95
Hotel Lombardy
Hotel Lombardy
|
8.7
Excellent
2019 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington
from $109
The St. Gregory Hotel
The St. Gregory Hotel
|
8.2
Excellent
2033 M St Nw, Washington
from $109
Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.C.
Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.C.
|
9.2
Excellent
2800 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington
from $585
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown
|
8.5
Excellent
815 14th St NW, Washington
from $125
Capitol Skyline
Capitol Skyline
|
7.6
Good
10 'I' Street SW, Washington
from $79
The Hay-Adams
The Hay-Adams
|
9.4
Excellent
800 16th Street NW, Washington
from $319
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
|
9.0
Excellent
806 15th Street NW, Washington
from $195
Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
|
8.0
Excellent
800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington
from $89
More About Hotels near The Pentagon...

What is the Pentagon?

The Pentagon is the building that houses the United States Department of Defense. The building is one of the largest office buildings in the world with over 6 million square feet of space. The five sides make up the pentagon shape with 5 floors above ground and two below ground. The outdoor central plaza is called "ground zero."

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near the Pentagon?

Several hotels in the area offer views of the Pentagon. The Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City is only about 1/2 mile from the Pentagon and offers great views of the building. The DoubleTree by Hilton-Washington DC-Crystal City is also about 1/2 a mile away and the Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City - National Airport is nearby. For those looking for both a view of the Pentagon and easy access to the airport, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport is centrally located, near the Metro Station, and just a few blocks away from Pentagon City. 

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

Staying in Arlington near the Pentagon is often less expensive than staying in downtown Washington D.C. The area has an urban feel with many options for dining and shopping. The Mt. Vernon trail system is also nearby, for those who want to get some exercise and ride a bike into the city. While you are not within walking distance of many of the landmarks, the Metro will get you in the downtown area in less than 15 minutes. 

What Do I Need to Know about The Pentagon?

The Pentagon offers guided tours, but it is important to know that you need to book them at least 14 days in advance. Make reservations right from the website up to 90 days in advance. They will not accept a reservation within 13 days of your visit.

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