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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8.8
Excellent
515 15th Street NW, Washington
from $159
Intercontinental Hotels The Willard Washington D.C.
Intercontinental Hotels The Willard Washington D.C.
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9.2
Excellent
1401 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington
from $170
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
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9.0
Excellent
1150 22nd Street, N.W., Washington
from $249
One Washington Circle
One Washington Circle
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8.8
Excellent
One Washington Circle NW, Washington
from $89
Hilton Garden Inn Washington, DC/US Capitol
Hilton Garden Inn Washington, DC/US Capitol
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8.3
Excellent
1225 First Street NE, Washington
from $95
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
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8.7
Excellent
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington
from $110
Beacon Hotel Corporate Quarter
Beacon Hotel Corporate Quarter
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7.8
Good
1615 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington
from $111
Quality Inn & Suites New York Avenue
Quality Inn & Suites New York Avenue
1600 New York Ave. N.E., Washington
from $149
Henley Park Hotel
Henley Park Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
926 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington
from $109
The Georgetown Inn
The Georgetown Inn
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8.8
Excellent
1310 Wisconsin Ave Northwest, Washington
from $111
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.