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Paint the Town

The Ellington is located on U Street, the seat of DC urban living. Clubs, theatres and restaurants of every flavor fill the area. It's a short walk from other great urban neighborhoods — and the Metro can take you further. Where urban life begins.

Restaurants: Ted's Bulletin, Sala Thai, U Street Café, Bistro La Bonne, The Greek Spot, Alero, Al Crostino, Crème, Ulah Bistro, Tabaq Bistro, Ben's Chili Bowl, Next Door, Bus Boys & Poets, Eatonville, Masa 14, Marvin, Love Café, 1905, J.J. Cheesesteaks, Islander Caribbean, DC Noodles, Le Diplomate

Bars: Local 16, Marvin, The Gibson, Vinotecca, Policy, Café Saint-Ex, Bar Pilar, Cork, Nellie's Sports Bar, Brixton's, Fainting Goat, BIN 1301

Stores: Go Mama Go, Trader Joe's, Pulp, Vastu, Miss Pixies, Treasury, Garden District, Muléh, ShoeFly, Goodwood, Greater Woods, Redeem, Simply Home, Home Rule, Caramel, Junction, Millennium, Nana, Pink November, Legendary Beast, Sweet Magnolia, Target, Best Buy, Modell's, Bed, Bath, and Beyond, CVS

Spas: Mint, Vida Fitness

Hotels: Donovan House, W Hotel, Ritz-Carlton

Theaters: Lincoln Theater, Studio Theater

Art Galleries/Museums: African American Civil War Museum

Sport Venues: Verizon Center, Nationals Park

Parks: Meridian Hill Park, Rock Creek Park

Getting Around

Metro: Across the street from U Street Metro

Airports: Minutes from Reagan National

Train Station: Union Station

Highways: Close proximity to I-395 and I-295

Zipcar: Cars available onsite for your convenience

Bike Rental: Bikes available for rental


Elementary School: Garrison Elementary School

Middle School: Columbia Heights Education Campus (Lincoln MS)

High School: Cardozo Senior High School

Colleges/Universities: Howard University