Rates have fallen 40% at a Washington, D.C., hotel nestled between the stately historic districts of Logan Circle and Dupont Circle.
The DoubleTree Washington DC has slashed current rates to US$99 per night, Thursdays-Sundays through August.
Upgrade to a junior suite -- with 40% more floor space and a separate living area with sleeper sofa -- for US$50 more per night (regularly +$75).
The turn-of-the-century structures in these upscale neighborhoods house embassies, hip restaurants and bars, and chic boutiques. The White House is less than a mile south.