Holiday rentals in Washington D.C.

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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £79 £149
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £123 £201
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-25%
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £135 £181
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4.3
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17,826 beautiful accommodation options from 29 different providers, such as VRBO or OwnersDirect, are listed in Washington. By comparing these different offers, HomeToGo brings you the best deals and the highest rated properties in Washington.

Recommended holiday lettings in Washington D.C.

Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Washington D.C. from just £24 per night

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £92
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £140
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £159
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4.5
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £60
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4.7
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £171
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4.8
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £136
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £100
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4.6
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £79
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4.5
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
West Falls Church, Providence, Virginia, United States
from £24
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £102
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Fireplace
Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £121
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Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £250
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4.9
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £85
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4.9
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Pet-friendly
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £108
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4.1
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Pet-friendly
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £66
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4.2
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Best holiday lettings with a pool

Pool
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £189
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4.7
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
from £96
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4.7
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Pool
Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Camp Springs, Spauldings, Maryland, United States
from £34
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5.0
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Washington D.C.

  • Kitchen (14,213)
  • Internet (12,481)
  • AC (11,928)
  • TV (10,577)
  • Washer (9,959)
  • Microwave (6,274)
  • Dishwasher (4,673)
  • No smoking (3,132)
  • Garden (2,485)
  • Pet allowed (2,339)
  • Pool (2,141)
  • Fireplace (2,121)
Finding a short stay accommodation with a pool shouldn't be too hard in Washington. A few of the accommodation options include one. Our data show that more hotel rooms offer pools than apartment rentals. Also, they're able to host 4 holidaymakers, on average, while apartment rentals with pools can host an average of 5 guests. Among these rentals, a few are within 2 kilometres of water. Holidaymakers who are specifically searching for a pet-friendly rental will find Washington convenient, since many rentals are pet-friendly. Pet-friendly lettings in Washington have an average price of £192 per night. You can also find various accommodation options if you would like to rent near the city centre, as a few of the pet-friendly properties are less than 2 kilometres from the city centre.

Price and Availability Index in Washington D.C.

Holiday Letting Price Information in Washington D.C.

In the above graph, you will find The most expensive week of the next 12 months is in March (16/03 - 23/03), when prices hit an average of £149 a night. Washington is cheaper during one week in November (30/11 - 07/12), when prices are on average £135 a night.

Holiday Home Availability Information in Washington D.C.

Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in Washington D.C.. It is in December that you will find the week with the fewest available holiday lettings (22/12 - 29/12). Conversely, 88% of the lettings are still available during a week in January (26/01 - 02/02).

The Weather in Washington D.C.

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Here is our climate diagram for Washington. During July, maximum temperatures climb above 32°. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under -1° in February. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is November.

Accommodation options in Washington D.C.

In Washington, nearly half of the 17,826 property types in Washington are house rentals, which represent 40.07% of the available options. The standard size of house rentals in Washington is 184 m², with a median price of £167 a night. Furthermore, if you're travelling in a group of 5, house rentals are most likely a great type of accommodation in Washington, as they can usually accommodate 5 people. If you're interested in another accommodation type, you may want to check out apartment rentals, which are the other most typical type of accommodation in Washington. The average size of apartment rentals in Washington is 87 m², and the average price is £176 per night.

Book a Washington D.C. holiday letting in America's Capital!

As the capital of the United States, Washington D.C. boasts countless museums, national memorials and monuments; many of which offer free entry to visitors. Indeed, Washington D.C. is in a league of its own with its political history, preservation of national culture and the pulsating contemporary nightlife scene. Come discover its diverse neighborhoods with oak-lined streets, colonial architecture, a wealth of museums, boutique stores, imposing cathedrals and artzy districts. Washington D.C. holiday homes are perfect to discover the city at leisure.

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Getting There

Flying into D.C.

Washington D.C. is served by three major airports, all of which offer free Wifi. The stunning Washington Dulles International Airport is an architectural wonder with its curved roof and light-flooded interiors. To get to downtown D.C., take the Fairfax Connector Bus Routes 981/983 to the Metrorail station, which connects to downtown. Another option is the SuperShuttle and Supreme Airport Shuttle, which offer door-to-door shared ride services within the D.C. area. For a direct, hassle-free ride, take a taxi directly to your Washington D.C. holiday letting . D.C. is also served by the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) that operates flights to North America, Canada and the Caribbean.

Weather & Climate

Climate and best time to visit

The best time to visit D.C. is between September and November, when the autumn breeze blows away the hordes of summer tourists. Watch the leaves change colour before winter sets in, bringing with it chilly temperatures and snowstorms, but plenty of good cheer in the form of discounted Washington D.C. holiday lettings. The next best time to visit is between March and May, just in time for the Cherry Blossom Festival in late March and early April. June to August is humid and sticky, with museums and establishments blasting the air conditioners on full force. Bring along light, comfortable clothing and shoes, and a wide-brimmed hat.

Attractions

Sights to soak in

With its concentration of memorials, governmental buildings and museums, the National Mall is a great place to start. Make sure to see the political highlights such as the National Museum of Natural History, the poignant Holocaust Museum, Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument in the National Mall. The East End houses the edgy and interactive Newseum and the International Spy Museum, while the White House and Kennedy Centre are located in the West End. The Kennedy Centre Rooftop Terrace is perfect for expansive city views.

Head to the Upper Northwest for a visit to the free National Zoo and the majestic National Cathedral. Meanwhile, the historic neighborhood of Georgetown appeals with its colonial structures, calm waterfront and the steps featured in 'The Exorcist'. D.C. offers foodies much to cheer about: there's Salvadoran cuisine comprising corn tortillas, beans, fried pork, etc, and exotic Ethiopian delicacies. Don't forget to sample the unique-to-D.C. smoked half-beef, half-pork sausages which are rightly called half-smokes.

Nightlife

Nightlife in the Capital

Birthplace of the world-famous travelling music circus Thievery Corporation, D.C. offers visitors much to choose from in the form of its comedy clubs, dance clubs, wine bars, sports bars and live music venues. As the sun goes down, the capital descends into a mish-mash of concerts, theatre, vaudeville, opera, jazz and more.

The neighbourhoods of Dupont Circle, Shaw (9:30 Club, Black Cat) and Georgetown are brimming with watering holes and bars. Head to the Takoma Station Tavern for live go-go music acts (go-go is a mix of hip-hop and funk). End the night with some rest at your Washington D.C. holiday letting .

Local Attractions

Day trips and excursions

Consider doing the bike trails through Capital Crescent Trail, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park with its lush, shaded trail from Georgetown to Cumberland, and Mount Vernon Trail. Another option is to spend the day at the Rock Creek Park, home to coyotes, squirrels, rabbits and raccoons. Roosevelt Island beckons with its fountains, stone obelisks, natural woods and swamps. It's possible to rent a kayak or sailboat at the Thompson Boat Centre for a leisurely cruise down the Potomac.

Local Events

Regular events and festivals

The year's cultural calendar kicks off in January with Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday, followed by the National Kite Festival and National Cherry Blossom Festival in late March-early April. June's Smithsonian Folklife Festival offers a window into the world's most resilient ethnic communities.

Independence Day is celebrated with much fanfare on July 4th; after all, we're in the country's capital! Fall is marked by the Labor Day Concert and the DC Blues Festival, which brings together the country's blues legends. Book early as Washington D.C. holiday lettings fill up. The year comes to a close with the city celebrating National Tree Lighting in December.

America's capital city never lets its visitors down thanks to an infectious and eclectic energy. Book your Washington D.C. holiday home now for that next exciting trip.

Sights & things to do in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.: A Historically Rich, Political Beacon of the United States

Washington Monument

Standing astride the National Mall, this is the world's tallest obelisk. This iconic stone structure is a tribute to George Washington, the country's first president.

Jefferson Memorial

Commemorating one of the country's founding fathers, this beautiful piece of neoclassical architecture sits picturesquely on the edge of the Tidal Basin.

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Part of the most prestigious museum network in the country, this institution offers the biggest collection of air- and spacecraft on the planet, from the first shuttle to orbit the moon, to the first plane to fly around the globe.

National Gallery of Art

See a massive array of modern and classical art, without paying a penny at this public museum. The National Gallery of Art's sculpture garden is also a must-see!

Lincoln Memorial

This commemorative statue of Abraham Lincoln, built in the form of a Greek temple, is an icon of American history.

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