A center-of-it-all location
When it comes to location, Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle's simply can't be beat. Guests find themselves centrally positioned in Dupont Circle -- one of Washington DC's most beloved and thriving neighborhoods. Nearby, Adams Morgan has an electric pull, thanks to its daytime shopping and café scene and nighttime allure (marked by delicious dishes, creative cocktails and live music). We benefit from all the offerings that come along with residing in an epicenter of art, culture and gastronomy. Yet our actual address tucks us away just beyond the bustle, planted smack-dab in the midst of a tree-lined oasis.
With a Walk Score of 98, Kimpton Carlyle places guests in a charming community that's just a mile from the White House and 1.5 miles from the National Mall. The Metro (Dupont Circle station) is only 3 blocks away, and nearby bus lines, Zipcar hubs and Capital Bikeshare stations present other transport options, too, encouraging farther-flung explorations of the multi-faceted capital.
No trip to Washington DC is complete without strolling the National Mall, surrounded by the sleek monuments and majestic memorials that contribute to the city's iconic landscape. The Smithsonian -- the world's largest museum and research complex -- consists of 19 museums and galleries (plus the National Zoological Park), most of which are free to visit. Other must-sees range from the White House and US Capitol building to fascinating gems like the Newseum and National Geographic Museum.
Perfectly positioned alongside Kimpton Carlyle Hotel, the bustling Dupont Circle, known as the most walkable neighborhood in Washington, DC, is an epi-center of boutiques, farmers markets, bars and everything hip.
Savor the many flavors of Adams Morgan, a culturally diverse zone that’s loved for its daytime café and retail scene and its nighttime sizzle. Among the historic row houses and bustling businesses, find your perfect spot to relish a delicious meal or refreshing cocktail.
14th Street and U Street
Bask in history, architecture and lively bars, boutiques and eateries along DC’s 14th Street Corridor by day and enjoy the music and nightlife of U Street by night. All this located monuments length away from Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle.
One of Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle’s charming neighbors, Georgetown, is a few cobblestone covered steps away. It is the perfect place to explore on foot, weaving through eateries, boardwalks and over 470 shops.
Our most esteemed academic neighbor, Howard University, is located a short 1.2 miles away from Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle’s front steps. Whether you are visiting as a student, alumnus, parent, or faculty member, we serve as your home away home.