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Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center, Washington, United States of America

3.5-star3.5 stars
627 H Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001, United States of America

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near Capital One Arena
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Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center, Washington, United States of America

from NZ$145
  • Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible (Hearing)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)
  • Room, Accessible (Bunk Beds)
  • Room (Bunk Beds)

What’s around Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center, Washington, United States of America


  • In Chinatown
  • Capital One Arena - 5 min walk
  • International Spy Museum - 5 min walk
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center - 8 min walk
  • National Mall - 15 min walk
  • National Museum of Natural History - 15 min walk
  • White House - 17 min walk
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - 13 min drive
  • Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) - 41 min drive
  • Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) - 36 min drive
  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 26 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 30 min drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 36 min drive
  • Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional) - 48 min drive
  • Washington Union Station - 17 min walk
  • Alexandria Station - 11 min drive
  • New Carrollton Station - 13 min drive
  • Gallery Place Chinatown Station - 3 min walk
  • 7th St. Convention Center Station - 9 min walk
  • Center Station - 9 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 245 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 11 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. It is property policy that all guests must wear a face mask within public areas of the property.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2017
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Braille signage
  • Closed captioned TV
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 50-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Crimson Diner - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Crimson View - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center, Washington, United States of America’s small print

Also known as

  • POD DC Hotel Washington
  • POD DC
  • Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center Hotel
  • Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center Washington
  • Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center Hotel Washington
  • POD DC Hotel
  • POD DC
  • POD Hotel DC Washington
  • POD DC Washington
  • The POD DC
  • POD Hotel DC


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs USD 25.95 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center, Washington, United States of America

  • Does Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Are pets allowed at Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Zengo (1-min walk), Matchbox (1-min walk), and La Tasca (2-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 2,471 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great location and friendly staff. Room is smaller than typical hotel room but it has everything you need and the bed is comfortable. Very clean.
Amanda, us2 night trip
Good 6.0
Get what you pay for
It wasn’t the best stay for me. I think the hotel is great if you don’t plan on being there except to sleep and shower. The area is loud and has a very high homeless presence. I would recommend if you just need a place to stay for a quick trip.
LaToya, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Outstanding stay in COVID Times
Quick 2 night stay for work purposes. Staff was very accomodating during this stressful COVID-19 period.
Henry, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fabulous stay
It was my second time at a hotel but first time doing it alone an I really enjoyed my stay an would do it again.
Mary, us2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Wish there were more POD hotels across US
Perfect location fir visiting the African American History Museum. Able to walk to museum easily. Plenty of restaurants to choose from right around hotel. Since parking garage is about a block away, recommend you pack lightly ir only bring necessities to hotel with you.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Stay Polite Staff
Hotel was very clean and very quiet the staff were very helpful and polite the rooms are a bit small but I guess that’s why their called Pods (lol) overall I enjoyed my stay and would definitely recommend this hotel
Darniesha, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay in Vibrant ChinaTown
I really enjoyed my stay. They provide earplugs and an evening sound machine... and boy, will you need it! I think if you are tired enough, you won't hear too much of the hustle and bustle but that Sunday evening I stayed over, it was a genuine street commotion. I say, hey, if you can't beat em', join em'. It is a very vibrant area and perfectly centered in the middle of everything! I would stay EVERY SINGLE TIME I travel to downtown DC.
us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Just right
It was just what I was looking for--clean, no more than i needed at a good price. I enjoyed the location in chinatown and the co-located bar and diner.
Roger, us3 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Location and staff were great. Walls are very thin. I could easily hear my neighbors having a conversation... and I could REALLY hear them when they were drunk and fighting.
Emily, us2 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Comforting and cute!
You go to DC to explore, so you only need a hotel to sleep and shower and thats exactly what POD provides. The rooms are smaller than average but, like I mentioned, you won't be hanging out in your room anyways! My only concern was that the bathroom had a sliding door, which would start to open if no one was holding it. Because the door was sliding, it meant there was a gap between the door and the wall. Other than this, great hotel! It's close to so many nice restaurants and even has a rooftop bar. I will definitely be staying here again.
Ilse, us1 night trip

Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center, Washington, United States of America

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