Area Attractions


Nestled in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Capitol Riverfront and within one mile of the Capitol Building, Thompson Washington, D.C. makes the perfect home base for your visit to the nation’s capital. Enjoy trendy restaurants right outside your doorstep, or make your way to the heart of D.C. to tour the country’s most famous monuments and museums. 

Thompson Washington D.C.

221 Tingey Street SE
Washington, D.C., United States, 20003



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The Salt Line

New England classics & Chesapeake dishes star at this nautical seafood house with riverside patio.


The Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian isn’t just one museum, but a collection of 19 museums, galleries, gardens, and zoo. Highlights include the African American Museum, Air and Space Museum, American Indian Museum, Hirshhorn, and the National Zoo.


Explore this innovative art museum, showcasing experiential and technology-driven works by artists.

The White House

Just a 10 minute drive from the hotel visit the White House. The official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. and has been the residence of every U.S. president since the 1800.

Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is an American national memorial built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., across from the Washington Monument.

Capitol Building

The United States Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government

Day Trips

Old Town Alexandria

Stroll the charming cobblestone streets of this historic town on the Potomac River, home to 18th-century townhouses, independent boutiques, and farm-to-table eateries.

Sports and Stadiums

Audi Field

Audi Field is a soccer-specific stadium in Buzzard Point in Washington, D.C. It is the home stadium for the Major League Soccer team D.C. United and seats 20,000 people. Just under 5 minute drive from the hotel.


George Washington University

The George Washington University is a short 10 minute drive from the hotel. It is a private research university in Washington, D.C.

Catholic University of America

Founded in 1887, Catholic University of America is known for its leafy campus and canonical programs.

Gallaudet University

Founded over 150 years ago, Gallaudet University is a federally-chartered private university for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing.