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Washington D.C.'s Georgetown district charms with its historic architecture, and pretty little canals reminiscent of those found in Europe. There's a smattering of beautiful hotels that line the streets near to the Potomac River. Wander out anywhere in Georgetown and you're bound to stumble on a fine restaurant or a joint playing live music. Most people come in the summer months, but if you visit during the cooler shoulder seasons, or even during winter, you can take advantage of the lower hotel rates – though try to skip a stay over the holidays if you want the best Georgetown hotel deals.

What are the Top Hotels in Georgetown?

The Graham Georgetown lies in the heart of this affluent area, just moments away from the boutique shops, independent restaurants, and important landmarks. Return to this gorgeous property to sip a craft cocktail in the rooftop lounge and dine in the hotel's on-site restaurant. While the luxurious Ritz-Carlton chain is more commonly known for its historic properties, their Georgetown branch is housed in a former industrial building near The Kennedy Center. For more than 50 years, the luxurious but family-friendly Georgetown Inn has welcomed guests into its elegant brick European-style hotel.

Where are the best areas for Hotels in Georgetown?

If you're lucky enough to nab a hotel along the C&O Canal, which runs parallel to the Potomac River, you'll feel like you've stepped back in time. Little has changed over the years, and the canal retains its unique character all the way along its length. The West End is quite different. Here, you can expect larger, upscale hotels with more facilities, surrounded by a neighborhood packed with fine dining restaurants and bars. If you stay in the south, near to the Georgetown Waterfront Park, you'll have easy access to the walking and biking trails that hug the edge of the river.

What are Hotels like in Georgetown?

The area's rich heritage comes through in the hotels, which are often housed in historic 19th-century brick buildings. Originally private homes, they tend to have fewer facilities such as swimming pools and fitness rooms once converted. If these are important to you, there are a few larger modern hotels which cater to all tastes and budgets. This is an affluent area, so you can expect any hotel to have immaculate service, excellent on-site restaurants, and opulent ensuite guestrooms.

How much do Hotels typically cost in Georgetown?

The affluence of the area is reflected in the hotel prices. For one of the 5-star historic hotels near the C&O canal you can easily pay up to $900 a night in high season, though this can drop considerably if you stay during the winter months. There are cheaper hotel rooms available and you can expect to pay between $200 and $300 for a very comfortable spot in the historic center of the district. Budget options are few and far between, though there are several places where you can spend the night for between $100 and $150 a night.

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