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What you should know about Foggy Bottom

What's Foggy Bottom Like?

There's a lot visitors like about Foggy Bottom, especially its restaurants and museums. Enjoy the neighborhood's art scene and shops. Take a campus tour or explore the area around George Washington University. There's plenty more to see, including Watergate Complex and World Bank.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Foggy Bottom?

We have 24 accommodations in the neighborhood. Here are our customers' favorite lodging options in Foggy Bottom:

Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom

3-star hotel with indoor pool, restaurant
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • Bar • Café • Walkable location

The River Inn

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Terrace • 24-hour front desk • Close to shopping

Hotel Hive

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • Rooftop terrace • 24-hour front desk • Central location

Avenue Suites

Art Deco hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • Terrace • 24-hour front desk • Central location

The Watergate Hotel

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, spa
  • • Free WiFi • 3 bars • Spa tub • Fitness center • Central location

How to Get to Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom is located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the heart of Washington.

Flying to:

  • • Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from Foggy Bottom
  • • Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), 28.2 mi (45.4 km) from Foggy Bottom
  • • Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), 21.8 mi (35 km) from Foggy Bottom

Things to See and Do in and around Foggy Bottom

What to See in Foggy Bottom

  • • George Washington University
  • • Watergate Complex
  • • World Bank
  • • U.S. Department of State
  • • International Monetary Fund

Things to Do in Foggy Bottom

  • • DAR Museum
  • • Textile Museum
  • • Octagon Museum

Other Popular Foggy Bottom Attractions

  • • St. Mary's Episcopal Church
  • • Alexander Pushkin Statue

When Is the Best Time to Visit Washington?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 87°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 30°F)
  • • Rainiest months: May, June, July, September (average 3.80 inches of rainfall)

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