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

Capitol Skyline
Capitol Skyline
|
7.6
Good
10 'I' Street SW, Washington
from $103
Hotel Lombardy
Hotel Lombardy
|
8.7
Excellent
2019 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington
from $119
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
|
8.6
Excellent
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington
from $159
The Hamilton Crowne Plaza - Washington DC
The Hamilton Crowne Plaza - Washington DC
|
8.6
Excellent
1001 14th St NW, Washington
from $120
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
|
8.9
Excellent
806 15th Street NW, Washington
from $195
Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters
Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters
|
7.7
Good
1615 Rhode Island Ave Nw, Washington
from $130
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/US Capitol
Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/US Capitol
|
8.3
Excellent
1225 First St NE, Washington
from $95
Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
|
9.0
Excellent
1330 Maryland Ave, SW, Washington
from $435
Grand Hyatt Washington
Grand Hyatt Washington
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8.6
Excellent
1000 H Street NW, Washington
from $116
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Omni Shoreham Hotel
|
8.5
Excellent
2500 Calvert St Nw, Washington
from $118
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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