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

W Washington D.C.
W Washington D.C.
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8.7
Excellent
515 15th Street, NW, Washington
from $199
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Omni Shoreham Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
2500 Calvert St Nw, Washington
from $118
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
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8.5
Excellent
2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington
from $119
The Westin Georgetown, Washington D.C.
The Westin Georgetown, Washington D.C.
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8.8
Excellent
2350 M St Nw, Washington
from $143
Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters
Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters
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7.9
Good
1615 Rhode Island Ave Nw, Washington
from $129
Hampton Inn Washington-Downtown-Convention Center
Hampton Inn Washington-Downtown-Convention Center
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8.5
Excellent
901 6th St Nw, Washington
from $126
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
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9.1
Excellent
1150 22nd St Nw, Washington
from $249
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
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8.8
Excellent
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington
from $159
The Normandy Hotel
The Normandy Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
2118 Wyoming Ave NW, Washington
from $105
Capitol Hill Hotel
Capitol Hill Hotel
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9.0
Excellent
200 C St SE, Washington
from $135
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.