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Enjoy shopping, dining, and entertainment at District Wharf. Just a 5-minute drive away from Hyatt Place Washington DC, this waterfront district offers boutique stores, nightlife, kayaking, concerts, and more. Explore it all with a water taxi.
Smithsonian | Museum, Education, and Research Complex
Visit the Smithsonian Institution. With 11 museums in the National Mall area near our hotel, you're sure to find one that interests you. Museums include Smithsonian Gardens, Smithsonian Castle, the Natural History Museum and the Air and Space Museum.
International Spy Museum
Steps away from the Hyatt Place Washington D.C. / National Mall hotel, you will find the new International Spy Museum. The Spy Museum consists of interactive exhibitions and installations, spy artifacts, and much more. Visit their website for International Spy Museum tickets and visitor guide.
Museum of the Bible
The Museum of the Bible is located just blocks away from the U.S. Capitol and is just steps away from the Hyatt Place Washington DC / National Mall.
Explore the monuments, museums, and more at National Mall. Located walking distance from our hotel, this popular area in Washington DC is home to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol.
Visit the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, just 7 minutes away from our National Mall hotel. Featuring classic architecture and situated amongst the cherry blossoms at Tidal Basin, this landmark pays homage to the author of the Declaration of Independence.
Located just 2.5 miles from the Hyatt Place Washington DC National Mall, Howard University is one of the top private, research universities in the nation. Howard University offers studies in more than 140 areas with undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The main campus is located in Northwest DC near the US Capitol and historic Howard Theater.
The George Washington University
George Washington University is the largest higher education institution in Washington DC. The private, research university, was originally chartered by the US Congress in 1821 and is located just 2.2 miles from Hyatt Place Washington DC National Mall. George Washington University features business and law programs that are top ranked both nationally and internationally. The university also features a D1 athletic program and a long list of notable alumni.
Georgetown University’s main campus featuring Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark, is located just 5 miles from the Hyatt Place Washington DC National Mall. Founded in 1815 under the first federal university charter, Georgetown is the oldest Catholic institution of higher education in the United States. Ranked as one of the top universities in the United States, Georgetown University counts 2 U.S. Presidents among its list of notable alumni. The school’s D1 athletics program includes a Hoyas Men’s Basketball Team that has made 27 NCAA tournament appearances.
Founded via Congressional charter in 1892, American University is a private research university, located in Northwest DC. Created with the intention of training future public servants, the university counts many US Senators, Representatives, and Ambassadors among its distinguished alumni. American University’s main campus is located 6 miles from the Hyatt Place Washington DC National Mall and is home of WAMU, National public Radio’s main capital affiliate.
University of the District of Columbia
The University of the District of Columbia was founded in 1851 as the city’s only public university. The main campus is located in Northwest DC, about 6 miles from the Hyatt Place Washington DC National Mall. As the university is primarily a commuter school, campuses are located in various areas of the city, with the Union Station campus being closest to the hotel. AU offers 81 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and graduates more district residents each year than any other college or university in DC.
Local Food + Drink
Station 4.4 MILES AWAY
Try out swanky Station 4, serving New American cuisine a short walk from Arena Stage.
Masala Art.4 MILES AWAY
Send your taste buds on a journey through the Indian peninsula with the weekend buffet at Masala Art.
Cantina Marina.7 MILES AWAY
Cantina Marina offers fresh seafood and a Caribbean-inspired menu plucked straight from the tropics.
Jenny’s at the Wharf.8 MILES AWAY
The premier Chinese restaurant of DC and the newly-minted District Wharf 1 mile away.