Washington DC Neighborhood Guide

Planning a trip to The Mayflower? Discover our favorite neighborhoods to explore during your stay. Go on an epicurean journey through the independent eateries, or bring back a keepsake from one of DC’s local shops. Your next adventure awaits!

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Downtown DC

Just a four-minute drive from the front steps of The Mayflower Hotel, Downtown Washington DC is by all accounts as swanky as the historic hotels that surround it. Experience bustling streets, local shops and old-school bars all within walking distance to the White House.

chinatown with bright red structures on busy city street

Penn Quarter / Chinatown

Only a ten-minute drive from The Mayflower Hotel to this high-energy central area. The Penn Quarter & Chinatown neighborhood has something for everyone. Proudly home to Capital One Arena, museums, shopping and dining. Chinatown is marked by the towering Friendship Arch.

colorful store fronts line the street in Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan

Only a 7-minute drive from your suite at The Mayflower Hotel, you will find Adams Morgan. Adams Morgan is a multicultural neighborhood centered on the happening nightlife scene along 18th Street. Discover top DC eateries, notable bars, artisan cafes, live music and vintage clothing shops while taking a stroll down the colorful streets.

leafless trees beside rows of houses


Only a 10-minute drive from The Mayflower Hotel’s lobby is the charming neighborhood of Georgetown. Known for it’s upscale boutiques, signature annual events, college bars and notable dining. You can even rent a bicycle and enjoy the C&O Canal through the Georgetown Waterfront Park.

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