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A trendy neighborhood with a large gay community.
Washington DC, DC
Dupont Circle
+1 202-627-2711
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 April 2018

If you're a person who enjoys a great combination of laid-backness and hip fun venues, this would be among your top choices in the Metro DC area. First of all the Metro train comes right into the center of the circle, and last time i...More

10  Thank MusicalTraveler
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 November 2013

I stayed just up the road from Du Pont circle toward Woodley Park metro. I used Du Point metro as it was downhill (literally) from my hotel, to be honest I am glad I wasn't staying any closer, the actual circle fountain and roundabout is...More

5  Thank WiffenPaul
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice area with some restaurants and bars. Many parking lots around as well. We had a good night around here

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have spent to nights at the Dupont circle. Very well located in the admin area. Good service & rooms. Overall offer limited but absolutely sufficient. Price okay in comparison with other in the vicinity . You get what you need . Very reasonable

Thank peterSTA1
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I know -- if one is visiting, there is never enough time to get to every museum, every memorial, and read the markers on every statue. If you stay too close to the mall, however, you'll not find a neighborhood with independent shoppes and a...More

1  Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Around 8:30 in the morning, first time in Washington, passed by in this circle. We took some photos and a “normal and friendly” man talked to us probably noticing that we are new in the area. My husband returned the friendly gesture. The talks became...More

1  Thank Beukel
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Coming from Seattle, it looks like I'd much rather walk around DuPont Circle than Pioneer Square in Seattle.

1  Thank Royce F
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Our hotel was located near the Dupont Circle. On Sunday they hold a farmers market right near the Metro stop. It is a nice clean safe neighborhood.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Located within a nice sized park within a traffic circle, the fountain is elegant and impressive. It is made of marble and was sculpted by Daniel Chester French. There are restaurants and other businesses, as well as the Red Line metro line entrance just across...More

Thank Nels C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

this roundabout/circle with the memorial inside is nice to behold. it has many link roads and was great to see as it set me up to go read more about Dupont and get more information

Thank Jeffrey O
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

DuPont Circle is a lovely place to walk and visit. A nice selection of restaurants is close by. The neighborhood is very lovely as well. The circle is located close to many different embassies from other countries.

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Wife & I stayed in this area & Embassy row area for total 7days & everyday we would take a walk to Dupont Circle just to see the squirrels climbing the trees or getting food from the homeless. There are a lot of homeless people...More

1  Thank rickt2311
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Cindy A
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Response from HNBISOFF | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We found it extremely safe.
Diane S
8 October 2016|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Dupont Circle itself is property of the National Park Service, and NPS rules apply. Dogs are allowed (and welcome), must be leashed, and owners must pick up after them. But note there are plenty of squirrels and rats for... More
1 April 2015|
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Response from SeanTravelz | Reviewed this property |
in my opinion it is very safe... the area is full of embassies