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Unless you’re into shopping or film, however, there’s not much here to attract tourists beyond the National Cathedral and the National Zoo. ACCOMMODATIONS 22 One way to try to save money on lodging, is to check out the many chain hotels located near Metro stations in the suburbs. When inquiring at a suburban hotel, ask how long it takes to walk to the nearest Metro station and if it’s safe (not only from crime but from busy highways without sidewalks or controlled pedestrian crossings). Some suburban hotels offer shuttle service to Metro stations.
657 rooms. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. $$$$ See Map 3 on p. 30. Renaissance Washington (p. 29) DOWNTOWN A convenient choice if you have business at the Washington Convention Center or a hankering for Chinese food in nearby Chinatown. Rooms have all the expected amenities. Hotel offers pool, exercise room, restaurant, coffee shop, bar, 10 suites.... Tel 202/8989000 (888/236-2427). Fax 202/289-0947. com. 999 Ninth St. NW, 20001. Mt. Vernon Sq. Metro. 817 rooms. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. $$$. See Map 2 on p. 16.