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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 Place Washington DC/National Mall

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall

Our 3-Star classification designates those properties where guests experience an ideal mix of comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Most of these hotels feature a variety of services, and offer distinguished style and comfort.
SouthWest/National Mall

Experience the excitement and history of Capitol Hill at this convenient hotel.

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