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Things to Do in Washington, DC – Local Tips from Our Staff

When you're looking for things to do in Washington, DC Topaz Hotel has you covered. Our staff has highlighted their favorite spots in the city to eat, drink, stay well, get retail therapy, play and see one of a kind attractions and monuments. Enjoy and we'll see you in D.C.!

Play
Ryan Cymei

Ryan Cymei

General Manager

  • Bike and Roll - This tour gives you the option of a full guided tour by bicycle or simply to rent a bike and tour the monuments on your own.

  • Washington Photo Safari - A professional photographer takes you around the monuments of Washington DC while giving you tips on composition, lighting, and exposure.

Wellness
Mark McKennet

Mark McKennet

Bellman

  • Relax and Rejuvenate - Experience superior quality in-room massages, facials, hand and foot care to de-stress from all day travel and business meetings.

  • Mornings with Marathon Mark. Run with Bellman Mark on a guided route to the Washington Monument and back every Wednesday at 7am.

Drink
Rick Lewis

Rick Lewis

Bar & Lounge Supervisor

  • Topaz Bar and Lounge - A newly revamped bar and lounge that serves a Moroccan cuisine and specialty cocktails inspired by our mixologists.

  • Churchkey - With over five hundred and fifty five beers to select, you are to find a beer that you love.

Eat
Latanya Walker

Latanya Walker

Guest Service Agent

  • Founding Farmers - Their farm to table cuisine is unique and delicious with some of the most inventive drinks made by their mixologists.

  • Lauriol Plaza - An entire page of traditional Latin American favorites paired with DC's best margaritas! Lauriol Plaza is a sure winner!

Retail therapy
Lauren Hill

Lauren Hill

Sales Manager

  • The Shops at Georgetown Park - One of my favorite places to shop when I'm looking for something very specific is definitely the Georgetown shops.

  • Nana - Check Nana out for vintage women's clothing and accessories that are unique and handmade.

One of a kind
Kenneth Rubenstein

Kenneth Rubenstein

Guest Service Agent

  • Martin Luther King Memorial - A true testament to black history, this memorial paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. overlooks the Potomac.

  • Newseum - D.C.'s most interactive museum that blends five centuries of news history and hands on exhibits.

For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorites, contact Topaz Hotel's Guest Service team at (202) 393-3000

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