Your Launchpad to
DC City Center

Designed to be smart and efficient, our hotel has everything you need to feel comfortable and inspired to discover our neighborhood.

  • Motto Commons
  • A community hub for travelers and locals—for work, play, coffee, food, and drinks
  • Smart, efficient rooms
  • Roughly 150 square feet, our flexible rooms are efficient and streamlined
  • Connected Room
  • Stream to your 50-inch TV and control the climate and lighting through Connected Room using the Hilton Honors app
  • Efficient check-in/out
  • Choose your room, check in from 3 pm, and check out by 12 pm with the Hilton Honors app
  • Stay fit
  • On-site gym and free access to Washington Sports Clubs
  • Local partners
  • Deals at Cove co-working, Washington Sports Club, and Penn Quarter Garage
  • Food and drink
  • Coffee shop, all-day diner, whiskey lounge, and rooftop bar
  • Parking/public transportation
  • Colonial Parking at Gallery Place, just one block away, costs $25.95 per 24 hours with in/out privileges.
  • Accessible features
  • Accessible public areas, elevators, and guest rooms
  • Payment policy
  • Payments accepted: American Express, Certified Check, Company Check, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa
  • Cancellation policy
  • 72-hour cancellation policy; refer to your reservation confirmation to verify your policy or call the hotel for assistance
  • Smoking policy
  • 100% non-smoking
  • Pet policy
  • Service animals only


Motto rooms are cozy, modern and private with a smaller, more efficient footprint. Each features free WiFi and smart room tech making it easy to stream your favorite shows.

The Queen

A bed that’s fit for one or two. It’s everything you need, and nothing you don’t.

The Full

A spin-off of our queen room for the solo traveler… or two if you like to snuggle.

The Bunk

The Bunk—for when you want a roommate but also want your own space.


Whether you’re grabbing a coffee or a cocktail, having a small bite or mingling, Motto Commons is the place to begin and end your day.

Crimson Diner & Coffee Bar

A warm, inviting space on our main floor. Socialize, work or wind-down with all-day breakfast and Southern favorites.

Crimson View

Located at penthouse level, Crimson View is the ideal place to capture the DC sunset and views of the Washington Monument. Join us for craft beer, cocktails, local wines, and snacks. The bi-folding doors mean every season is rooftop season.

Crimson Whiskey Bar

Always buzzing, our lower-level bar is a traditional public house serving 150 types of bourbon, craft cocktails, beer, wine, and a Southern menu.

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    Food & Drink

Capital One Arena

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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National Mall

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The Wharf

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Washington Monument

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

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National Building Museum

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Union Station

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Boqueria tapas bar

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China Chilcano Peruvian restaurant

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Chaia Tacos

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Daikaya ramen and Izakaya

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Denson liquor bar

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The Partisan butcher shop

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We’re located across the street from Gallery Place/Chinatown metro station.

From the train station

Union Station: Two stops on the Metro’s red line (toward Shady Grove) or a 5-minute taxi ride.

From the airport

Reagan National Airport (DCA): Six stops on the Metro’s yellow line (toward Fort Totten) or a 20-minute taxi ride.

Dulles International Airport (IAD): 45-60 minute taxi ride.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI): 45-60 minute taxi ride.


Colonial Parking at Gallery Place, just one block away, costs $25.95 per 24 hours with in/out privileges.

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    Motto by Hilton
    Washington DC City Center

    627 H St. NW, 20001