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2,182 accommodations in Washington

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  1. Hotel with gym, 1 bedroom

    Washington, Virginia

    • 76m²
    • 2
    • 1
    • 1

    4.5       926 Reviews

    From

    $137

    / night

  2. Hotel with air conditioning, 2 bedrooms

    Washington, District of Columbia

    • 1200m²
    • 6
    • 2
    • 1

    4.0       85 Reviews

    From

    $125

    / night

  3. House with air conditioning, 4 bedrooms

    Washington, Virginia

    • 195m²
    • 8
    • 4
    • 2

    5.0       125 Reviews

    From

    $300

    / night

  4. House with garden, 3 bedrooms

    Washington, District of Columbia

    • 232m²
    • 8
    • 3
    • 3

    4.9       5 Reviews

    From

    $317

    / night

  5. Bed and breakfast with air conditioning, 1 bedroom

    Washington, District of Columbia

    • 7m²
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1

    3.8        724 Reviews

    From

    $34

    / night

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    $35

    / night

  7. House with garden, 3 bedrooms

    Alexandria (Virginia), Virginia

    • 242m²
    • 10
    • 3
    • 2

    5.0       81 Reviews

    From

    $240

    / night

  8. Room with garden, 3 guests

    Washington, Maryland

    • 3
    • 2
    • 1

    5.0      9 Reviews

    From

    $65

    / night

  9. Hotel with gym, 1 bedroom

    Washington, District of Columbia

    • 73m²
    • 3
    • 1

    4.2       23 Reviews

    From

    $135

    / night

  10. Room 1 guest

    Washington, Maryland

    • 1
    • 1
    • 1

    4.5       5 Reviews

    From

    $53

    / night

  11. Apartment with air conditioning, 1 bedroom

    Washington, District of Columbia

    • 74m²
    • 4
    • 1
    • 1

    5.0       76 Reviews

    From

    $83

    / night

  12. Hotel with gym, 1 bedroom

    Washington, District of Columbia

    • 66m²
    • 3
    • 1
    • 1

    4.4       16 Reviews

    From

    $1,012

    / night

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Vacation rental prices and availability in Washington

Average price per night in Washington

  • $207Jan
  • $211Feb
  • $232Mar
  • $236Apr
  • $235May
  • $229Jun
  • $227Jul
  • $221Aug
  • $227Sep
  • $200Oct
  • $213Nov
  • $204Dec

Vacation rentals that are available in Washington (%)

  • 48%Jan
  • 50%Feb
  • 51%Mar
  • 50%Apr
  • 46%May
  • 44%Jun
  • 44%Jul
  • 43%Aug
  • 43%Sep
  • 46%Oct
  • 34%Nov
  • 38%Dec

Frequently Asked Questions about Washington vacation rentals


The nation’s capital is on many people’s travel bucket list for several reasons. Washington, as the political capital of the US, offers several different things for visitors to do and see. While it is possible to find apartments in Washington DC proper, many choose instead to rent in nearby Virginia or Maryland, as this tends to be a better strategy for finding cheap apartments.


Best vacation accommodations in Washington

Family-friendly vacation rentals in Washington

Hotel with pool, 1 bedroom

Washington, Virginia

  • 15m²
  • 3
  • 1

4.9       3 Reviews

From

$162

/ night

Hotel with gym, 1 bedroom

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 76m²
  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

4.6       5 Reviews

From

$164

/ night

Accommodation with air conditioning, 1 bedroom

Washington, Virginia

  • 23m²
  • 1
  • 1

4.6       1560 Reviews

From

$36

/ night

House with garden, 1 bedroom

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 74m²
  • 4
  • 1
  • 1

5.0       96 Reviews

From

$83

/ night

Apartments and Houses with terrace or balcony in Washington

Bed and breakfast with garden, 1 bedroom

Washington, Virginia

  • 23m²
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

4.1       753 Reviews

From

$51

/ night

Apartment with gym, 1 bedroom

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 79m²
  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

4.3       156 Reviews

From

$129

/ night

House with garden, 3 bedrooms

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 116m²
  • 6
  • 3
  • 2

4.9       101 Reviews

From

$193

/ night

House with garden, 3 bedrooms

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 132m²
  • 6
  • 3
  • 2

4.9       214 Reviews

From

$164

/ night

Apartments and vacation homes with fireplace in Washington

Bed and breakfast with garden, 1 bedroom

Washington, Maryland

  • 11m²
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

4.5       67 Reviews

From

$55

/ night

Apartment with pool, 2 bedrooms

Arlington, Virginia

  • 134m²
  • 6
  • 2
  • 2

4.1       29 Reviews

From

$154

/ night

Apartment with garden, 2 bedrooms

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 111m²
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1

4.5       26 Reviews

From

$115

/ night

House with garden, 2 bedrooms

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 144m²
  • 6
  • 2
  • 3

4.3       2 Reviews

From

$153

/ night

Houses and apartments with wifi in Washington to stay connected

Room with garden, 1 guest

Washington, Maryland

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1

5.0      3 Reviews

From

$31

/ night

Apartment with pool, 1 bedroom

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 70m²
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

5.0       78 Reviews

From

$53

/ night

Room with wifi, 3 guests

Washington, Maryland

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

5.0      3 Reviews

From

$47

/ night

Room with wifi, 1 guest

Washington, District of Columbia

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1

5.0      1 Reviews

From

$200

/ night


Vacation rentals in the United States


Apartments in Washington D.C.

The nation's capital is on many people's travel bucket list for several reasons. Washington, as the political capital of the US, offers several different things for visitors to do and see. While it is possible to find apartments in Washington DC proper, many choose instead to rent in the nearby area's of Virginia or Maryland, as this tends to be a better strategy for finding cheap apartments. That said, there are several options for vacation rentals in Washington, so never fear if you want to be sure to stay within the confines of the nation's capital.

Visiting the Monuments of the National Mall

A key part of any trip to Washington is undoubtedly visitng the monuments on the National Mall. Monuments in this part of Washington include the Washington Monument, the obelisk structure, as well as the Lincoln Memorial, which overlooks the Mall itself. The Korean War Memorial and World War Memorial and Vietnam memorials are also in this part of Washington. Visiting them all is an easy and pleasant walk around this area, and you're not far from the White House, which, of course, merits a visit. Rooms for rent and house rentals in this area tend to be very expensive, given the touristic draw.

Washington's Museums

Washington is home to several museums, the most famous of which is perhaps the Smithsonian, home to an eclectic collection of artistic, historical, and natural historical objects. It is an excellent museum for families to visit together. The Corcoran Gallery of Art contains American art from the very founding of the country to the present, and the National Air and Space Museum is always fun for science lovers. The National Gallery of Art is another must-see, and the National Archives allow visitors to gaze upon the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and a copy of the Magna Carta.

United States Botanical Garden

While there are many beautiful green spaces in Washington, perhaps none is so beautiful as the United States Botanic Garden. The beautiful garden is a refuge in the city and is the oldest continually operating botanic garden in the United States. Four plants in the garden are believed to be directly related to the original Wilkes Expedition, an 1838 US exploration of the Pacific. Choose vacation homes or other accommodations in this area so that you'll have easy access to the beautiful gardens during your holiday.


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