With a deal that saves 50% on current rates and a location two blocks from the free museums of the Smithsonian, L'Enfant Plaza Hotel makes for a cost-friendly D.C. escape.
For $105 (US$99) per night, visit daily Aug. 1 - Sept. 2 and November-December. Upgrade for $11 (US$10) more per night to a room with stunning views of the Washington Monument, Potomac River or the city skyline.
For $32 (US$30) more per night, spread out in a 400-square-foot room and receive complimentary breakfast for two. All room types include Wi-Fi (US$11 value).
The hotel is a 15-minute walk to the National Mall, and the rest of the nation's capital is easily accessible by train, as this hotel sits above a Metro station. Guests can also dine at one of two restaurants on site, or take a dip in the rooftop pool before heading out to explore.
Note: Aug. 6 is not available for arrivals. Aug. 24 and Tuesdays in November-December require a two-night stay. Rates will display in USD.