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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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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Beukel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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 28 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

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took the Metro to the Dupont Circle Station. We walked through Dupont Circle to get to our restaurant. There is an overlook over Conneticut Avenue which is really neat. It makes a nice place to walk through.

Thank newlymarriedman12
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Whilst this area is by no means quiet, the traffic heavy, it seems more relaxed and is not full of the constant bustle. We enjoyed strolling through.

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Cindy A
29 August 2018|
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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