EVENTS & ATTRACTIONS
Culture Lives Here: Thompson Washington D.C. x Hyde Closet
We are spotlighting Aaron Crist of Hyde Closet, a tech-savvy player in the city’s fashion retail space that links customers with remote stylists to provide highly personalized shopping experiences using rentable inventory from local designers and retailers while prioritizing a sustainable business model. The collaboration will launch on December 2, 2021, with a special holiday pop-up. Through this collaboration, hotel guests will be able to receive personalized styling and complete outfits on demand via a simple add-on at check-in or by scanning an in-room QR code. The hotel’s collaboration with Hyde Closet will continue indefinitely, with styling sessions starting at $35, “one-offs” at $50 to create one outfit, an “unlimited” plan at $150, and more.
Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue, NE Maloney Hall, Washington, DC 20064, Washington, D.C. 20064 United States
George Washington University
2201 G St NW, Washington, DC 20052, Washington, D.C. 20052 United States
The George Washington University, a private research university and the largest institution of higher education in D.C., is a short 10-minute drive from the hotel.
Old Town Alexandria
108 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 United States
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.
Northeast Washington, Washington, D.C. 20002 United States
Founded over 160 years ago, Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private university for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing. It’s the only university in the world where students live and learn using American Sign Language (ASL) and English.
1331 4th St SE, Washington, DC 20003, Washington, D.C. 20003 United States
Savor international eats inspired by Chef Haidar Karoum’s culinary journey, which has taken him from his homeland of Lebanon to Western Europe, Southeast Asia, and America’s Mid-Atlantic region. Try the spiced veal hummus and crispy whole fish for dinner.
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20502 United States
Just a 10-minute drive from the hotel sits the White House, the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States since 1800. Catch a glimpse of its iconic exterior or schedule a guided tour in advance.
60-80 O Street Southeast, Washington, D.C. 20003 United States
Grab a hot dog and a cold beer and cheer on the home team at Nationals Park, the professional sports stadium just around the corner from the hotel.
The National Mall
900 Ohio Drive SW, Washington, D.C. 20024 United States
See Washington, D.C.’s most iconic monuments and museums along the grassy National Mall, home to the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and reflecting pool, and the United States Capitol Building.
Pleasant Plains, Washington, D.C. 20001 United States
Take a walking tour across the campus of this lauded historically Black university and stop by the iconic Founders Library, a national historic landmark.
The Smithsonian Institution
1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, D.C. 20560 United States
The world’s largest complex of its kind, the Smithsonian is a collection of 19 museums, galleries, gardens, and a renowned zoo. Highlights include the National Museum of African American History and Culture, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of the American Indian, Hirshhorn Museum, and the National Zoo.
Ana at District Winery
308-270 Tingey St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003 United States
This seasonal restaurant creates refined American fare paired with its own District Winery wines and features views of the Anacostia River.
First St SE, Washington, D.C. 20004 United States
Located just over a mile from the hotel, the United States Capitol is the home of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government.
The Salt Line
Mgm, Washington, D.C. 20003 United States
New England classics and Chesapeake dishes take center stage at this nautical seafood house with a riverside patio. Savor piled-high king crab legs or briny oysters from the raw bar, or olive-oil-poached black bass and seared scallops as entrées.
301 Water St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003 United States
If the weather’s nice, grab a table on the outdoor patio of this charming eatery, known for its Southern comfort food like shrimp and grits. The Pit Master platter offers a sample of everything from ribs to buttermilk biscuits, while the Chef’s Board & Biscuits is great for sharing.
Capital One Arena
613 G St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 United States
Capital One Arena is an indoor venue in Washington, D.C. that’s home to several professional sports teams, and is located just 9 minutes from the hotel.
The Arsenal at Bluejacket
300 Tingey St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003 United States
Tuck into hearty American fare and sip craft brews for brunch, lunch, and dinner amid a trendy industrial setting.
3700 O St NW, Washington, D.C. 20057 United States
Dating back to 1789, Georgetown has been a fixture of higher education in Washington, D.C. for centuries. Famous alumni include former presidents Bill Clinton and Lyndon B. Johnson.
Buzzard Point, Washington, D.C. United States
Audi Field is a soccer stadium in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Washington, D.C., located less than a 5-minute drive from the hotel. Grab tickets for a thrilling game played by the professional soccer team.
2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, D.C. 20002 United States
The Lincoln Memorial was built to honor the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Designed in the style of a neoclassical temple, the memorial’s steps have become the site of important social demonstrations — it’s here where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.
1220 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, D.C. 20024 United States
Explore this innovative art museum, showcasing experiential and technology-driven works by artists. Immersive art spaces make this a creative genre-pushing destination.