United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Christmas time in DC

Jump to last reply

I've read lots of info on here but have some questions hopefully some knowledgeable folks can help me out with.

We're planning to fly into DC either the 23rd or 24th of December and fly out on the 1st. Normally clean and cheap is all I seek in hotel but as it's the holidays, I wanted something with charm. Fell in love with Tabard Inn (starts at $175) but it's out of our budget so am looking at Hotel Lombardy (only $84 a nite) or One Washington CIrcle ($107 with kitchenette, Free Parking and metro passes). This leads to my big question- everything I've read suggests that a car is not necessary and in fact, that public transport is preferable. I'm concerned though (we're babies from Los Angeles), that it will be very cold and about the possible lack of operating hours due to the holidays. We're planning to venture out to Old Alexandria and Mt. Vernon on Christmas Day as well.

Any feedback on transpo and how to choose between hotels would be most appreciated!

thanks!

9 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 San Antonio Hotels
  2. 2 East Coast trip including DC, New York and surrounding areas.
  3. 3 best area to stay in san diego
  4. 4 San Francisco-Coventry Inn??
  5. 5 Trip Report Bears and Traps. Our Grand Alaska Sea & Land Tour
  6. 6 Do I need to buy tickets in advance for Chicago Art Institute?
  7. 7 Santa Barbara Itinerary Help Needed
  8. 8 Scouting trip for possible move to SoCal -- advice on itin, please
  9. 9 Vegas hotels for families
  10. 10 Finally!!! Santa Fe/ Albuquerque Family Christmas Break 2014
  11. 11 Studio-size Apartments, Guest Houses for rent, Ojai and Ventura
  12. 12 Trip Report A weekend in Boston area with Friends (including 2 teenagers)
  13. 13 Lake Tahoe to Yosemite: advice needed
  14. 14 Two airports to choose from?
  15. 15 Palm Desert California recommendations for dining
  16. 16 Beaufort, NC or Wilmington, NC?
  17. 17 Sonoma and Napa Wine Country - How bad is it after the quake?
  18. 18 San Francisco - mid October
  19. 19 A few NYC questions about 9/11 memorial tours and more.
  20. 20 Key West Dry Tortugas
  21. 21 Trip Report Part Three of an 18 Day RV trip - Seward
  22. 22 Pizza Recs in the Bronx Area
  23. 23 Where to go to hear good Hawaiian Music in Kauai?
  24. 24 layover
  25. 25 Which cross-country route, I-40 or I-80?
View next 25 » Back to the top