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Fast Facts

Washington, D.C. became the United States’ capital after a compromise was reached in 1790 between Alexander Hamilton and the northern states, and Thomas Jefferson and our southern states.

The Washington Monument was hailed as the world’s tallest structure between 1884 and 1889 when the France’s Eiffel Tower claimed the title.

The aptly named Space Window at the Washington National Cathedral contains a moon rock fragment from the Appollo 11 mission estimated to be approximately 3.6 billion years old. 

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Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.
Downtown / Chinatown

This upscale hotel in the heart of Washington DC affords easy access to all the attractions in the nation's capital.

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