Editor Picks: The best cheap hotels in Washington DC

by Paul Joseph  |  Published November 3, 2017

Situated on the Potomac River, the American capital city of Washington DC is best known as America’s political heartland. The iconic White House, the Capitol and Supreme Court can all be found here, along with other historic landmarks such as the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument. Beyond the political bubble, Washington also has a vibrant cultural scene with top class museums and performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center.

For travellers on a budget, Washington has a wide choice of accommodation options in and around the city centre, from guest houses to basic but well-equipped hotels. We’ve picked out 10 of the best, based on cost, location and previous guest reviews.