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Highlights Capitol Hill

  • Historical landmarks
  • Museum enthusiasts
  • Family weekend getaway
  • Capital city
  • Nature hikes
  • Metropolitan vacation
  • Art’s lovers

Best Vacation Rentals in Capitol Hill

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Capitol Hill, Washington D.c.
Vacation Rental • 1679 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(31 reviews)
Best Location on Capitol Hill! No Car Needed! Five Minute Walk to Supreme Court, Shakespeare Library and Senate Office Building.15-20 minute walk to the White House, Smithsonian Institute and the National Mall or walk ten minutes to Union Station or Capitol South Metro or the Circulator Bus!This Historic townhouse on one of the prettiest and prime blocks on Capitol Hill !You will love the brand new kitchen and powder room on the first floor opening onto a brick patio. The living room has a flat screen television.South facing dining room with all new furnishings designed by Alex Infingardi a...
from $426 / night
Capitol Hill, Washington D.c.
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(53 reviews)
The location is perfect (in the heart of Capitol Hill's best street) for someone on an extended business trip and/or vacation who prefers a different environment vs. a hotel room. The house is located on a Historic St. which is quiet, safe, and within walking distance (blocks) to the famous Eastern Market, Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Senate, etc. Also within walking distance are shops, restaurants, grocery stores, two Metro stops, jazz clubs, coffee houses, dry cleaners, Shakespeare Theatre, and the famous National Mall where you can visit the Smithsonian museums for free w...
from $116 / night
Capitol Hill, Washington D.c.
Vacation Rental • 797 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(18 reviews)
This clean, large, light-filled, heart-of-historic Capitol Hill apartment comes with everything! A locked, gated courtyard leads to this fabulous, separate entrance apartment. Guests arrive to find a well-equipped kitchen (full-size, with granite counters) stocked with staples including coffee, tea, honey, spices and cooking oils, fresh linens on the beds and clean, plush towels in the bathroom. Cable, Wi-Fi, 32-inch flat-screen TV, washer/dryer, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, independent heating and cooling system and free off-street parking are also included. With a grocery store two blo...
from $171 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Capitol Hill

$313for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$469 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Capitol Hill

5%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
20% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Capitol Hill

Fantastic rental location in the US capital

Also known as the metonym for the United States Congress, Capitol Hill is the largest historic area of Washington D.C. Situated near the city center. Capitol Hill can be found at one of the most elevated points of the city. Just a short drive south of Baltimore and north of Alexandria, the city is easily accessible with many means of transportation, including trains, buses, cars, and planes. Many of the country’s main historical landmarks will be just a stone throw away from any of the vacation rentals in Capitol Hill. The city provides you with plenty of choices when it comes to entertainment, landmarks, or nature walks. Whether you want to see the nation’s main political buildings, take a stroll through a historical redbrick street, catch a live show, or go hiking in a natural preserve, you will be excited to know that you can find any of these in Capitol Hill. Being in the capital city of the nation, you will be able to find plenty of bars, restaurants, and shops to enjoy in your downtime and the evenings.

About the vacation rentals

There are a plethora of choices when it comes to vacation rentals in Capitol Hill. Most of the vacation rentals can be found in the heart of the historic center, however, there are also a few that lean closer towards the city center of Washington D.C. Depending on your needs, whether you wish to be in a quieter area or closer to the metropolitan buzz of the city, the rental properties in Capitol Hill will exceed your expectations. You could enjoy the skyline of the capital city at night from your balcony, spend some time by the pool, or be in the mix by the center to enjoy the nightlife. However you choose to spend your time in Capitol Hill, you will enjoy your stay.

Vacations in Capitol Hill

What to do and how to get there

Dream big in the capital city

There are many activities you can choose from when visiting Capitol Hill. Whether you are a historical enthusiast and wish to learn more about the history of the nation or want to take a hike in nature and absurd the local greenery, you will find plenty of options. Being located near the city center of Washington D.C. you will also have the possibility to stroll through the capital city, go shopping at designer shops, have a chic meal in one of the many restaurants, or enjoy a drink with friends while experiencing the city’s notorious nightlife. Capitol Hill is known to be the largest historic area of Washington D.C. therefore you surely will be mesmerized by the unique architecture that you will stumble upon while strolling through its streets.

Where to find delicious food in Capitol Hill

Between visiting one landmark and the next one, you surely will be building up an appetite. Head on over to one of the local favorite joints, The Dubliner Restaurant. Here you will be able to enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner with a Guinness Burger and shepherd’s pie, the specialties of the house. Known as one of the oldest Irish pubs on Capitol Hill with an expansive outdoor patio, this location is perfect for anyone. On the other hand, if you are a sweet tooth looking for a snack on a warm day out, check out The Capital Candy Jar. This corner store will bring you some sweet treats in the area, from homemade ice cream to chocolate-filled cookies.

Travelers and activities

Experience Capitol Hill like a local

As there is so much to see and do in Capitol Hill, it's always nice to rest up and have a picnic or just lay on the grass for a while. Head on over to the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Grounds to find an open-air, redbrick structure that was built in the 1880s. This monument, surrounded by a splendid garden, is the ideal place to lay your head down and be surrounded by tranquility and beauty. On the other hand, catching a local play could be a nice way to end your day. The Folger Shakespeare Library is an intimate playhouse located in the world’s greatest collection of Bard’s works and it was designed to look like an Elizabethan inn.

Capitol Hill for nature lovers

For nature lovers there is also much to experience. The U.S. Botanical Garden located in a glassed-in, Art Deco structure, brings in over a million visitors every year for a reason. Besides its gorgeous structure, this place is also home to many various species of plants, as well as holding frequent events, gardening seminars, concerts and much more. Another option, especially family-friendly, is spending time in the city’s most famous park. Lincoln Park is the largest urban park in the Capitol Hill area and it's maintained by the National Park Service, ensuring you with a very clean garden area to enjoy nature at its finest.

Did you know that the designer of the Statue of Liberty built a smaller monument in Capitol Hill?

Top 5 travel tips for Capitol Hill

1. The U.S. Capitol

A trip to Capitol Hill is incomplete without visiting the U.S. Capitol. Being the meeting place of the United States Congress and the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government, the Capitol was created in 1800 and is also an outstanding structure to admire.

2. Eastern Market

This market can be found in the oldest commercial district of Capitol Hill. This place is heaven for any foodie lover who is visiting the area. From small bite-sized food to Michelin starred restaurants, Eastern Market has it all.

3. Library of Congress

Why miss out on the largest library in the world while visiting the area? Head on over to the Library of Congress to have a once-in-a-lifetime historical and literary experience. You will be impressed by the Gilded Age architecture and the vast number of books that take over the library.

4. Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

This baffling museum, part of the Smithsonian Institute will offer you the chance to explore an exciting collection of 20th-century art. However, while visiting the museum, do not miss out on the chance to explore its gardens full of unique sculptures.

5. Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

This museum was founded in 1910 and now is known to be one of the most prestigious museums in the nation. Here you will find the world's largest collection of natural history specimens and human artifacts.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Capitol Hill

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Capitol Hill?

Considering the average cost of $402 per night, Capitol Hill lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Capitol Hill are July ($356 the average per night for accommodation), September ($356), and June ($359).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Capitol Hill?

At the time of booking a vacation rental in Capitol Hill, the highest prices can usually be seen in the month of December (with an average of $513 per night), followed by February ($507), and then October ($446).

Is Capitol Hill a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It is better to book sooner than later in Capitol Hill as only 12% of the properties are available throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, February (with an availability of 26%), January (24%), and April (18%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

How many rentals does Holidu have in Capitol Hill?

Our inventory features around 460 properties from 2 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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