Explore Dupont Circle, Washington D.C.

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Dupont Circle is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with 23,528 residents. It has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise, there are about 34 bus and 4 Metro lines passing through it.

The circle is named for Rear Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont. The traffic circle contains the Dupont Circle Fountain in its center. The neighborhood is known for its high concentration of embassies and think tanks.

There are about 796 restaurants, bars and coffee shops. People in Dupont Circle can walk to an average of 40 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes. Dupont’s dining spots radiate outward from the central circle and include a diverse mix of marquee restaurants, casual bistros, brunch hot spots and late-night dining options.

Daily errands do not require a car in Dupont Circle. It is extremely safe, Night or day; it is a very safe place. Every day of the year, laid-back locals and savvy visitors flock to the Dupont Circle fountain to read, people-watch and meet up with others. We highly recommend getting in some time there, too.

A can’t-miss activity in the neighborhood is joining the throngs of locals on Sundays who visit the year-round Dupont Circle farmers’ market (one of the favorite farmers’ markets in the District) in front of the Metro station entrance on Q and 20th streets.

Accommodation

If you love lively places and want to stay near Dupont Circle, there are many hotels near it that vary in brands and prices. You can get what works for you by visiting: Booking.com, Hotels.com, Kiwi.com and Trip.com. Or you can choose from the chosen list below, where you will get a very special price.

1- American Guest House

Washington, DC bed-and-breakfast with 12 en suite bedrooms. Ten-minute walk from Dupont Circle Metro; one mile to the White House. Free gourmet breakfast and Wi-Fi. Average price rate is $151-$250. It is near to Dupont Circle Metro station.

2- Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters

Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters is a boutique downtown hotel where business and leisure travelers can enjoy exceptional service. Average price rate is $251-$350. The hotel has 199 rooms, bar / lounge and exercise facilities. It is near to Dupont Circle Metro station and Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station.

3- The Dupont Circle Hotel

The Dupont Circle Hotel recently underwent a $52 million transformation. This magnificently refurbished deluxe hotel is located on Dupont circle. Average price rate is $251-$350. The hotel has 327 rooms, bar / lounge and exercise facilities. It is near to Dupont Circle Metro station.

4- Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Georgetown

Three blocks from the historic Georgetown and trendy Dupont Circle; minutes by Metro to the White House, Lincoln Memorial and Smithsonian museums. Average price rate is $251-$350. The hotel has 318 rooms, bar / lounge and exercise facilities. It is near to Dupont Circle Metro station.

5- The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

Discover the elegance and luxury of the newly renovated Mayflower Hotel, featuring an update lobby, ballroom and brand-new restaurant. Average price rate is $251-$350. The hotel has 657 rooms, bar / lounge and exercise facilities. It is near to Farragut North Metro station.