Suite Deals in D.C.

Some of the Best Getaways Are Just a Metro Stop Away

Posted March 25, 2005 at 4:40pm

Sometimes the best getaway is right down the street. Washington’s many hotels cater to the millions of tourists who visit the nation’s capital, but their special packages can make the perfect weekend of relaxation for those just looking for a change of scenery. Here’s a sample of what’s available.

Beacon Hotels and Corporate Quarters
1615 Rhode Island Ave. NW
(202) 296-2100
Cherry Blossom Package:

Available through April 30, this package includes deluxe room accommodations, daily continental breakfast for two and discounted parking. Rates start at $139 per night.

Paris on the Potomac: Includes suite accommodations for two, in-room French champagne upon arrival, continental breakfast daily for two in the Beacon Bar and Grill, as well as a French-inspired “Paris on the Potomac” dinner for two in the Beacon. Available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 29, prices start at $299 per night and a minimum two-night stay is required.

Embassy Inn
1627 16th St. NW
(202) 234-7800
Special Spring Rates: Available through June 15. Rates start at $89 per night and include expanded continental breakfast, a copy of The Washington Post, and complimentary evening sherry and snacks.

Embassy Suites Hotel
1250 22nd St. NW
(202) 857-3388
Winter Suite Retreat: Available through May 9, this package includes complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, pool use and a two-room suite. Rates vary according to availability.

Spy Museum Package: Includes two tickets to the International Spy Museum, a two-room suite and full cooked-to-order breakfast. Cost is $299.95 per night.

Four Points by Sheraton Washington D.C. Downtown
1201 K St NW
(202) 289-7600
Romance Package: Includes room, tax, in-room movie (under $15) and breakfast for two in Corduroy restaurant or room service. Rates start at $149 per night.

Four Seasons Washington
2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
(202) 342-0444
Bed and Breakfast Package: Includes luxury accommodations, American breakfast for two through in-room dining or in the Four Seasons’ restaurant. Rates range from $385 to $1,235 per night.

Weekend Rate: Includes luxurious accommodations, complimentary overnight parking and full guest privileges in the health and fitness club. Offered through December. Rates range from $350 to $750 per night.

The Georgetown Inn
1310 Wisconsin Ave. NW
(202) 333-8900
Bed and Breakfast Package: Includes deluxe accommodations for two adults for two nights, breakfast for two each morning in the Daily Grill Restaurant, and late check-out (1p.m.). Rates are $293.22 for a deluxe queen room, $323.22 for an executive queen room, and $393.22 for a one-bedroom suite.

Shopping Extravaganza Package: Includes breakfast for two in the Daily Grill Restaurant and $50 for shopping. Also includes late check-out. Rates for two guests for two nights are $320.22 for a deluxe queen room, $323.22 for an executive queen room and $420.22 for a one-bedroom suite.

See D.C. Package: is for two guests for two nights and includes breakfast for two each morning in the hotel restaurant, two Old Town Trolley tour passes, one “Top 10 Washington DC Tour Book” and late check-out. Rates are $322.19 for a deluxe queen room, $352.19 for an executive queen room and $422.19 for a one-bedroom suite.

Georgetown Suites
1111 30th St. NW
(202) 298-7800
Reel Deal Special:
Includes a Studio Suite and two tickets to the Loews Cinema Georgetown. Rates are based on occupancy at time of reservation.

George Washington University Inn
824 New Hampshire Ave. NW
(202) 337-6620
Family Package:
Includes deluxe accommodations for four, continental breakfast, hot apple cider, two large Dominos Pizzas with choice of two toppings, access to National Air and Space Museum with complimentary tickets to the IMAX theater, a map of the city and Metro passes. Rates vary.

Theater Package: Includes two night accommodations, dinner at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Restaurant, transportation to and from the Kennedy Center and a complimentary upgrade (Based on availability). Rates vary.

Site-Seeing Package: Includes two night accommodations, two Metro passes, a map of D.C., a Metro map, one disposable camera, two complimentary bottle holders with GW logo and water, two Tourmobile or Old Town Trolley passes, and complimentary continental breakfast for two days. Children younger than 5 stay for free. Rates vary.

Traditional Colonial Weekend Package: Includes complimentary continental breakfast for two, half-price parking, a map of D.C. and two Metro passes. Two-night minimum stay is required. Rates vary.

Hay Adams Hotel
800 16th St. NW
(202) 638-6600
Sake Dinner Package: Available only on April 8, this package includes two tickets for a special five-course Asian-influenced dinner paired with five different premium Japanese sakes. Rate is $545 per night; for those wanting to attend the dinner but not stay the night, the cost is $125 per person.

Monuments by Night: Includes a two-hour evening tour of Washington’s monuments in a private sedan, deluxe goodie basket, White House chocolates and a full American breakfast for two. Rate is $499 per night.

Cherry Blossom Package: Available through April 10, this package includes a deluxe guest room, complimentary overnight parking, Cherry Blossom Festival information package and chocolate covered cherries. Rate is $299 per night, and a two-night minimum stay is required.

The Perfect Guest Room: Includes the choice of breakfast or valet parking. Rate is $269 per night.

Hilton Washington Embassy Row
2015 Massachusetts Ave. NW
(202) 265-1600
Romance Package: Includes early check-in and pre-registration upon request, in room sparkling wine/cider upon arrival, access to the hotel health club, pool and spa, full in-room or in-hotel restaurant breakfast for two, late check-out available upon request. Rates are $239 per night for a Hilton guest room or $269 per night for a queen bed executive room.

Metro Package: Includes a one-day Metro pass and accommodations. Rates are $229 per night for a Hilton guest room and $259 per night for a queen bed executive room.

Holiday Inn Downtown
1155 14th St. NW
(202) 737-1200
Patriotic Package: Includes accommodations for two, breakfast, parking, two Metro passes and two tickets to one of a selection of events. Cost is $129 per night.

School Pride Package: A special rate of $99 per night is available for students, parents and alumni of Howard University, Catholic University and Trinity College. Available on select weekends only.

Sweethearts Getaway Package: Includes deluxe accommodations, champagne, chocolates, dinner for two at Filibusters for up to $30 per couple not including gratuity, and breakfast for two. Costs $159 per night and is available all week.

Holiday Inn Washington on the Hill
415 New Jersey Ave. NW
(202) 638-1616
Family Fun Package: Includes an early check-in (noon), an information packet with suggestions of family things to do and see in D.C., breakfast for two adults (kids under 12 eat free), complimentary underground parking and a box lunch for four each day. Rate is $259 per night.

Hotel George
15 E St. NW
(202) 347-4200
Undercover Washington Package:
Visitors can immerse themselves in the world of spying with one night accommodations for one or two persons, two adult tickets to the International Spy Museum, a map of sites, and official “spy packet” upon arrival which includes a letter of instructions, confidential message in invisible ink and a spymaster skills exam. Those who prove their mettle on the exam will receive a bottle of Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2003 from New Zealand. Cost is $199 per night.

“Romance on Capitol Hill” Package: Includes a king bed room, CD anthology of romantic songs, scented candle, a bottle of Pol Roger Brut NV and overnight parking. Each room has 300-count linens, plush spa robes, CD stereo/radio, on-demand movies, in-room refreshment center and a marble bath with Aveda bath amenities. Cost is $230 per night per couple.

“First Ladies of Luxury” Package: Includes one night accommodations in a George Suite, in-room facial spa treatment, aromatherapy candle, Belgian chocolates, champagne, a book of Jacqueline Onassis’ best-loved poems, complimentary access to the fitness center and steam room, terry waffle spa robes, stereo CD player with “Nature Sounds,” T1 high-speed Internet access, on-demand movies, in-room refreshment and coffeemaker, and multi-line cordless speaker phone with voicemail. Rates are $675 per night for the George Suite or $275 per night during the week in a deluxe king room.

Hotel Madera
1310 New Hampshire Ave. NW
(202) 296-7600
Dessert First: Includes accommodations in a king deluxe room, choice of dessert delivered to your room, half-hour massage for two and a satin terry robe ($100 value). Rate is $299 per night.

Just Like Mom’s: Includes accommodations in a double queen deluxe room with a plasma TV and DVD, selection of family DVDs, cookies and milk upon arrival, D.C. guidebook for kids and a D.C. photographic tour hardcover book. Rate is $229 per night.

Rise and Shine: Includes accommodations in a king or double queen deluxe room, continental breakfast for two, energizing body wash and loofah. Rate is $199 per night, or $249 for an upgrade that includes choice of treadmill, stationary bike or elliptical machine.

Love Letter Package: Requires seven-day advance booking and includes accommodations for two, a love letter sent to your sweetheart along with flowers, champagne delivered to your room, two 30-minute in-room massages, copy of the book “Love Letters” and a horse-drawn carriage ride in the city. Rate is $500 per night.

Hotel Rouge
1315 16th St. NW
(202) 232-8000
Soiree Rouge: Includes king or queen suite, red feather boa, bottle of champagne, continental breakfast for two, complimentary “First Call” red wine and red beer hour (Monday through Friday), complimentary “Last Call” bloody mary and cold pizza hour (weekends), and free 24-hour valet parking. Rate is $259 per night.

Drive-in Package: Includes king or queen suite, one in-room movie of choice, popcorn, Rouge air freshener, complimentary “First Call” red wine and red beer hour (Monday through Friday), complimentary “Last Call” bloody mary and cold pizza hour (weekends), and free 24-hour valet parking. Rate is $189 per night.

No Need to Beg (Pet Package): Includes king or queen suite, red fire hydrant mat, red bowl, liver biscotti, disposable bags, complimentary “First Call” red wine and red beer hour (Monday through Friday), complimentary “Last Call” bloody mary and cold pizza hour (weekends), and free 24-hour valet parking. Rate is $189 per night.

Hotel Washington
15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
(202) 638-5900
Family Package: Includes accommodations with free breakfast for children 12 and under. Offered holidays and weekends only. Rate is $135 per night.

Loews L’Enfant Plaza Hotel
480 L’Enfant Plaza SW
(202) 484-1000
Romance Package: Includes champagne, chocolates, and breakfast in bed the next morning. Rate is $147 per night.

Family Package: Includes enjoy a movie, popcorn, special amenities for kids and teens, with special VIP treatment for youths that includes lending game libraries, special menus, tours, welcome gifts for children under 10 and supervised recreation programs. Cribs and roll-away beds are provided at no additional cost. Rate is $130 per night.

Pet Package: Includes special meals, treats and toys for pets, daily movie and dinner for two for pet parents, a signature pet bowl and other amenities. Rate is $157 per night.

Mandarin Oriental
1330 Maryland Ave. SW
(202) 554-8588

Washington’s newest luxury hotel offers special rates for Friday and Saturday nights on their many types of rooms. Rates range from $255 to $1,400 per night. Other specials include:

Seasonal Choice: Offers daily American breakfast for one or two people, single or double occupancy at same rate, late check-out, complimentary extra bed for child under 12. Rates range from $299 to $479 per night and are available during the week and on weekends.

Cherry Blossom Package: Available Fridays and Saturdays through April 10, this package offers deluxe and executive suites with the best views of the cherry blossoms on the Tidal Basin. Rates are $325 per night for a deluxe room or $625 per night for an executive suite.

Monumental Moments: Includes a deluxe room, American breakfast for two, monogrammed bathrobes, aromatherapy baskets, a bottle of champagne, chocolate bar with silk screen and valet parking. Cost is $495 per night.

Asian Games: Available Fridays and Saturdays through May 15. Includes a deluxe room, American breakfast for two in the hotel’s Café Mozu, a travel-size backgammon, dominoes or chess, welcome amenity of chocolate game piece, $20 gift card to use in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery gift shop and overnight valet parking. Rates are $345 for a District deluxe room and $645 for a water deluxe.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road NW
(202) 328-2000
Escape Package: This can be customized to preferences, there are many options and all include stay plus a bonus item. Rates are from $119 to $189 per night.

The Melrose Hotel
2430 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
(202) 955-6400
April 7 Special: In conjunction with the Cherry Blossom Festival’s black tie cruise on the Odyssey, the hotel will offer a package that includes an overnight stay, either in a deluxe room or a one-bedroom suite, and a copy of the recently released commemorative book on the history of the Cherry Blossom Festival. It also includes limousine transportation to and from the cruise. Rates are $199 per night for a deluxe room and $249 for a one-bedroom suite.

Morrison Clark Historic Inn
1015 L St. NW
(202) 898-1200
Special Package: Available weekdays or weekends through May 31, this special includes continental beverage and a cocktail, as well as complimentary limo service 7:30-10 a.m. weekdays. Starts at $119 per person.

The Madison Hotel
15th and M streets Northwest
(202) 862-1600
Cherry Blossom Festival Package: Available through May 1, this package includes deluxe accommodations with one king or two queen beds, complimentary coffee and complimentary valet parking for one vehicle. Rate is $219.00 per night.

Madison Romance Package: Includes penthouse room with balcony, strawberries and champagne delivered to your room on a night of your choice, candlelight turn-down service nightly, keepsake CD of romantic ballads, daily American breakfast for two in Federalist restaurant or via room service, and complimentary valet parking for duration of stay. Rate is $399 per night for two nights with a third night free through Sept. 6.

Smithsonian Museum Weekend: In celebration of the National Museum of the American Indian, this package offers deluxe accommodations with one king or two queen beds, complimentary in-room coffee, American breakfast for two in Federalist or via room service, and complimentary valet parking for one vehicle. A commemorative hardcover book on the “History of the American Indian” is also included. Rate is $249 per night.

Movie Night at the Madison: Includes deluxe accommodations with one king or two queen beds, one free pay-per-view movie per night, choice of popcorn, cotton candy, or milk and cookies, two bottles of water, two complimentary cocktails and two complimentary appetizers in the hotel’s Palette restaurant, full American breakfast for two in Federalist, and complimentary valet parking for one car. Rate is $249 per night.

One Washington Circle Hotel
1 Washington Circle NW
(202) 872-1680
Circle Day Tour Package:includes two nights’ accommodations with upgraded suites, welcome bags with D.C. T-shirt and hat, area map, suntan lotion, massager, stamped postcard, disposable camera and bottled water, “all about town” day tour and full American breakfast. Rate is $375 for the weekend.

Romantic Weekend Getaway with Night Tour: Includes one-bedroom suite for two for two nights, dinner for two in Circle Bistro, nighttime hourlong tour of D.C. in a town car, Champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries upon return from the night tour, and a full American breakfast in bed. Rate is $500 per couple for the entire weekend.

Theater Package: Includes two nights’ accommodations with upgraded suites, dinner (pre-theater menu includes appetizer and entrees and dessert), one cocktail coupon each, transportation in a town car to and from the Kennedy Center. Rate is $358 for the weekend.

Radisson Barcelo Hotel
2121 P St. NW
(202) 293-3100
“Spring into Spring and Watch D.C. Bloom” Package:
Includes oversized room with one king or two queen beds with sitting area, complimentary parking in secure facility, buffet breakfast for two adults and two children, and a walking map of the city. Rate is $179 per night.

The River Inn
924 25th St. NW
(202) 337-7600
The See D.C. Package: Includes complimentary continental breakfast for two in Dish, half-price valet parking, two tickets to one of D.C.’s site-seeing tour companies, disposable camera, two Metro passes, and information on museums, theater, shopping and special events taking place in D.C. during visit. Rates vary.

Romance Package: Includes suite, a dozen fresh-cut long-stemmed roses, a complimentary chilled bottle of champagne, candles, continental breakfast for two and complimentary valet parking. Rates vary.

Birthday Package: Includes one-bedroom suite, fresh-cut flowers, champagne, a birthday cake with candles in suite upon arrival and complimentary continental breakfast for two. Rates vary.

Savoy Suites Georgetown Hotel
2505 Wisconsin Ave. NW
(202) 337-9700
Bubble Package: Includes chilled champagne delivered to room upon arrival, king bed with private Jacuzzi tub for two, full American breakfast for two, late check-out and garage parking. Rate is $299 per night.

Sofitel Lafayette Square
806 15th St. NW
(202) 730-8800
Excellence Package: Includes a bottle of champagne in each room, early check-in and late departure, luxury hotel room (deluxe, suite, etc.) and continental breakfast served in room or in the restaurant. Rate is $224 per night and is subject to availability.

Dream Package: This getaway for two includes a welcome cocktail, early check-in and late departure, two nights minimum in a luxury room, continental breakfast, lunch and dinner for two, exhibition entry, a museum visit, and city tour. Rate is $419 per night and is subject to availability.

Washington Terrace Hotel
1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW
(202) 232-7000

“Bed and Bistro” Package: Includes dinner for two at the hotel’s 15 Ria restaurant, a bottle of house wine, dessert and coffee, two mint juleps and 20 percent off accommodations, aw well as a welcome gift upon arrival, complimentary parking. Rate is $269 per night for a deluxe room and $319 per night for a terrace suite.

“Weekend” Washington D.C. Package: Includes deluxe accommodations, complimentary breakfast and free parking. Rate is $169 per night.

Watergate Hotel
2650 Virginia Ave. NW
(202) 965-2300
Romance Package: Includes luxury accommodations, bottle of French champagne and chocolate covered-strawberries as welcome amenity, breakfast buffet for two at Aquarelle restaurant and discounted valet parking ($12 instead of $26). Starts at $295 per night.

Willard InterContinental
1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
(202) 628-9100
Weekend in Washington Package: Includes breakfast for two in the hotel’s Café 1401 or in-room, two tickets for Old Town Trolley tour, parking and two one-time-use cameras. Rates are $349 for Saturday stay; a Friday or Sunday night stay can be added for $199 per night.

Capital Night of Romance Package: Includes breakfast in bed for two, champagne, chocolates, dipped berries, a book of poetry, classical romance CDs, a jacuzzi hot tub with rose petals, candles, bath salts and bubble bath, parking, and a gift certificate for one night’s stay in a standard room one year later. Cost is $1,950; a massage can be purchased for $250.

Very Cherry Options: Available through April 11, this package includes a special cherry amenity and the choice of American breakfast for two, a second room at half price for children under 18, upgrade to superior room, or parking. Rate is $269 per night.

Washington Suites Georgetown
2500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
(202) 333-8060
Family Stay and Play Package: Includes accommodations in family-size one-bedroom suite, free large-one topping pizza and five cans of soda delivered to your room from Papa John’s, free in-room movie and microwave popcorn, two free hours of Nintendo games, free daily deluxe continental breakfast and warm freshly baked cookies at check-in. Other amenities available. Rates available weekends only and start at $179 per night.

Site Seeing Package: Includes one bedroom suite with a king or two queen beds, disposable camera, two one-day Metro passes, Metro and D.C. maps, deluxe continental breakfast daily, use of fitness room and cookies at check-in. Available July 31 to Aug. 31, the rate for this package is $179 per night.