The Dupont Circle vs J20

Both properties are praised by professional reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, The Dupont Circle is preferred by most writers compared to Jackson 20. The Dupont Circle ranks #22 in Washington DC with recommendations from 8 publications such as Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure and Fodor's.

The Dupont Circle
The Dupont Circle
8 / 10
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
From $305 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Oyster Oyster
"Despite its modest 1940s-era exterior, the Dupont Circle Hotel is in the vanguard of modern design among D.C. hotels after a yearlong, top-to-bottom renovation." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"A rebranding and extensive renovation of this hotel turned it into a contemporary gem in a can't-be-beat location."
Star Service Star Service
"Parked in the midst of D.C.'s most vibrant social scene, it is a scene-stealer in its own right: a midcentury-modern hotel with a theatrical aesthetic that disguises its Irish roots." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Having reopened in 2009, this property overlooking Dupont Circle has made a splash as a moderately-priced property with a modern flair."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Part of the Doyle group, this spot is chic and glamorous, in a more contemporary and sleek fashion than the embassy row it sits near." Full review
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8 / 10
480 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314
From $0 /night
Fodor's Fodor's
"Luxurious guestrooms where traditional Americana takes on a sharp, contemporary look."
Frommer's Frommer's
"Ideally located in the heart of Old Town's historic district, this 6-story brick building used to house a Holiday Inn Select." Full review
Jetsetter Jetsetter
"Civil War history meets modern sophistication in the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"In the heart of Old Town, 11 blocks east of the metro station, in a six-story redbrick structure with a gabled roofline, this place blends into its historic setting." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Located on King Street in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, this 241-room Kimpton hotel is close to local museums, restaurants, and the historic Mount Vernon." Full review
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