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A number of Washington, D.C.-area hotels have created special packages featuring a Newseum experience. We invite you to visit their sites as you plan your visit to the nation's capital.

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The following hotels are listed in order from shortest to longest distance (in miles) from the Newseum.

Comfort Inn® Downtown/Convention Center (1.3 mi)

The Comfort Inn® Downtown/Convention Center hotel is in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. Visit us at or call us at 202-682-5300. Feel at ease knowing that your satisfaction is important to us.

Truly Yours®

From the moment you arrive at the Comfort Inn® Downtown/Convention Center hotel, we want you to relax and feel at home. Our helpful staff is here to welcome you, and you'll find everything to suit your needs, including:

  • NEW! Free hot breakfast buffet, featuring eggs, sausage or bacon, fresh fruit, toast, Danish, juice, and your choice of original or flavored waffles
  • Free high-speed Internet access
  • Free 24-hour hot beverages
  • Free local phone calls
  • Clean, comfortable and well-appointed rooms
  • Cozy beds
  • Free Fitness Center and 24-hour Business Center

The Comfort Inn® Downtown/Convention Center hotel is conveniently located less than one mile from the White House and the Verizon Center sports and entertainment arena. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, McPherson Square Metro station and Mt. Vernon Square Metro station are within four blocks walking distance, making it easy to visit all the area has to offer.

Other nearby popular attractions are the National Mall, Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian museums, Spy Museum, and George Washington University. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is just four miles away.

Newseum Package includes:

  • Two-night stay at the Comfort Inn Downtown DC in well-appointed guestrooms
  • 72-hour reservation requirement prior to arrival date
  • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning
  • Two tickets to a D.C. museum of your choice:
    • Newseum
    • Spy Museum
    • Madame Tussaud's
  • Welcome basket with snacks, bottled water, and maps and attraction guides of D.C.

Available weekends only. Guests must book 72 hours prior to arrival. For more information about our Washington, D.C., National Museums Package, please visit us at or contact the hotel directly at 202-682-5300.

Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. (1.4 mi)

Arrive at Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C., overlooking the Southwest Waterfront, and you know you have arrived somewhere special. The grand facade and unique porte cochere beckon. Walk through its doors and take in a sea of marble, limestone and glass. The lobby is inspired by the work of John Russell Pope, designer of the Jefferson Memorial, and boasts the familiar domed ceiling and column placement of the neighboring memorial.

The 400 guest rooms and suites delight visitors with décor that fuses Asian simplicity with traditional touches, all set against the hotel's signature water and city views. Several layouts are made possible by the unique shape of the hotel, with deluxe guestrooms measuring between 400 to 700 square feet, and the three-bedroom Presidential Suite measuring 3,500 square feet.

The hotel's unique location on the southwest waterfront makes Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. the only hotel offering views of the Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument, Tidal Basin and Washington Marina. In addition to exceptional accommodations and gracious service, the hotel features the Mobil Four-Star Spa at Mandarin Oriental, East-West Kitchen Muze, and the AAA Five Diamond CityZen.

News and Muze package

Enjoy this Monumental pairing of The Newseum and the new Muze Restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C., and enjoy the following:

  • Accommodations in a Deluxe Water View Room
  • USD 50 Dining credit at Muze
  • Two tickets to the Newseum
  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Guaranteed late 2 p.m. check-out
  • Upgrade to Tai Pan or Suite starting at an additional USD 170

For reservations, please contact the hotel directly at +1 (202) 787-6140, toll free (888) 888-1778, or visit

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