6 DC-area hotels named among the best by TripAdvisor

WASHINGTON — TripAdvisor announced the winners of its annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for hotels Tuesday, and six D.C.-area locations are among the honorees.

The travel site singled out hotels in 10 categories, both in the U.S. and around the world. The area’s lucky six placed in the Top Bargain, Top Value for Money and Top Luxury categories.

The award-winners were determined based on reviews collected over the last year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide.

Check out the honored half-dozen in the gallery below.

D.C. area’s TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award winners

7th Top Bargain Hotel in U.S.: Candlewood Suites Hotel Sterling (Sterling, Virginia) Rooms are available for less than $150, said TripAdvisor’s Elizabeth Monahan. “There’s actually been some remodeling so they have new bedding, new carpeting and new kitchen flooring,” she added. (Courtesy TripAdvisor)
15th Top Value for Money Hotel in U.S.: The Dupont Circle (D.C.) This boutique location has rates averaging about $270 a night, Monahan said, but can be reserved for about $180 in December. (Courtesy TripAdvisor)
14th Top Value for Money Hotel in U.S.: Kimpton Hotel Palomar (D.C.) TripAdvisor guests at this Dupont Circle location love the free wine receptions and in-room yoga mats, Monahan said. Rates average around $276, but can be as little as $190 in December.   (Courtesy TripAdvisor)
10th Top Value for Money Hotel in U.S.: Kimpton Donovan Hotel (D.C.) Located off Thomas Circle, the hotel has a “stunning rooftop bar that travelers love,” Monahan said. The cost averages about $278 a night, she said, but that rate can be as low as $190 in December.   (Courtesy TripAdvisor)
14th Top Luxury Hotel in U.S.: Four Seasons Hotel (D.C.) TripAdvisor guests at this Georgetown location, Monahan said, love the lap pool. While the rates average around $770, she said, “there are some really great savings in summer.” In July, for instance, that rate drops down to $650. (Courtesy Trip Advisor)
11th Top Luxury Hotel in U.S.: The Hay-Adams (D.C.) Guests particularly like this location’s proximity to the White House, Monahan said. The annual average price is about $515 a night, she said, “but if you’re looking to save, summer is the best time to go.” “In fact, if you go in August, you can expect to find a room at about $380 per night.” (Courtesy Trip Advisor)
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WTOP’s John Aaron contributed to this report.

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