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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 souvenier from our local shops. Anything is possible.

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Downtown D.C.

Just a four-minute drive from the front steps of The Mayflower Hotel, Downtown Washington D.C. 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 twenty-minute drive from The Mayflower Hotel to this high-energy central area. The Penn Quarter & Chinatown neighborhood definitely has something for everyone. Proudly hosting The Verizon Center, music venues, shopping outlets and even The Verizon Center which is home to the city’s pro basketball and ice-hockey teams. Compact 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 sandwiched between Woodley Park and the Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan. Adams Morgan is a multicultural neighborhood centered on the happening nightlife scene around 18th Street. Discover top D.C eateries, famous bars, artisan cafes, live music, and vintage clothing shops while taking a stroll down the colorful streets.

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Georgetown

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

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