900 10th St. NW
800/362-2779 or 202/739-2001
COST: $150–250 per night
The Embassy Suites Hotel near the Convention Center has everything a family wants in a hotel: complimentary hot breakfast, convenient location near museums and the Metro, a pool, snacks and drinks in the afternoon, and the all-important door between the bedroom and the living area that holds the pull-out couch and dining table.
Guest rooms have flat-screen TVs, tables, chairs, microwaves, and mini refrigerators as well as easy chairs, couches, and pull-out sofas.
The on-site restaurant, Finn & Porter, serves steaks, seafood, salads, and other American choices, and also provides room service throughout the evening.