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Our Rooms, Your Dupont Circle Oasis.

A cozy retreat in Dupont Circle serving New American cuisine, comfort food staples and handcraft cocktails in the DC metroplex. It’s no surprise that our inviting restaurant happens to be a favorite among locals who consider this space a second home. Travelers and locals mingle in a casual yet upscale environment that’s seasoned with sumptuous, hearty foods. Our restaurant, Firefly, has a modern take on traditional comfort food, that are made to pair perfectly with delicious cocktails, carefully curated wine lists, and tasty microbrews. Guests love the weekday breakfast and happy hour menus. Weekend brunch also ushers in a loyal following to our charming Dupont Circle space. 

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All the Perks

A special guest like you deserves a special deal. More Washington, DC, fewer Benjamins. The feel of a private club but way less stuffy. There are so many reasons for you to make Hotel Madera your starting point in DC, but we’ll give you a few more. Or would that be less.

  • The Ultimate Madera Celebration Package Stay
    Here at Hotel Madera, we love a reason to celebrate, and we have you covered for every occasion!
  • Romance Escape Stay
    Experience love and luxury at Hotel Madera with a bottle of sparkling wine paired with chocolate covered strawberries, late check-out and more.
  • Advance Purchase
    Save more when you plan ahead! Book 7 days prior to arrival and receive up to 15% off our best available rate.
  • Breakfast Inclusive
    They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not enjoy it Firefly style?
  • Stay Longer and Save Stay
    Save big when you stay longer! Stay at least two nights to receive a 5% discount, stay three or more nights and save 10%.
  • Government and Military Discounts Stay
    Per Diem travel rates with our Government and Military Discount.
    Military woman and child
  • Dupont Neighborhood Rate Stay
    Our gift to our neighbors! Let your visiting guests be our guests this year! We’re proud to be part of this great DC community.
    Up to 35% Off
  • Park and Stay Park
    We make it easy with our Park and Stay package. Enjoy overnight valet, with free charging for electric vehicles parked overnight with us as well.
  • Bark and Park Package Park
    All pets are welcomed with complimentary treats, water and food bowls, pet beds, waste bags and a fur baby door hanger. Humans enjoy Free overnight Valet parking.
    Pets Stay FREE Dog under a blanket

You’ll want to stay a while.

Make yourself at home.

Boutique hotel with only nine newly redesigned and hugely spacious rooms per floor, many with large open-air balconies, others with windows that open (yes, they open!). Soothing colors and an overwhelming sense of calm. A place to disconnect …or connect (we’ve got all kinds of gadgets, who are we to judge). This is your escape, your retreat. There’s lots of space to do whatever it is you need to do when you get away.

A bright light in DC’s dining scene

Come and see our special glow. New life has been infused into the hotel through exciting changes at Firefly. We’re sure to reclaim our spot as a favorite and familiar neighborhood haunt. Music, laughs, the chatter of conversations between old friends or new ones invite you to join us for a drink or a bite. And our cool easy vibe.

The DC Essentials

Our address is the envy of the city. We’re tucked away on a quiet tree-lined street but a short, not very tiring walk to Dupont Circle and all the bucket list sights in downtown DC.

  • Dupont Circle Districts
    The neighborhood that’s near and dear to our hearts…and our front door. Traffic circle, park, neighborhood, fountain, historic district. And our home.
    A couple chat below the statue and fountain at Dupont Circle
  • Georgetown University Universities
    This leading prestigious institution founded in 1789, the decade that the U.S. Constitution was signed, anchors this former port city, now a forward-looking, diverse community.
    A big grey gothic looking building with plenty of windows and a brown door.
  • The White House & Monuments Landmarks
    Is there a more famous home in the world? Occupied by every president since John Adams (1800), it’s one of those things you just need to take a photo of when you’re here.
    The White House in Washington, DC


Small, exclusive, intimate. That’s the name of the game at Hotel Madera. You know those huge ballrooms with flexible walls that can host hundreds of people? You won’t find any of those here. What you can expect is personalized experience for your event and a calming escape for your guests. What we lack in size, we more than make up for in service, atmosphere, character, and just about everything else.

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1443 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Patrons relax in armchairs & on the patio at popular casual coffeehouse/bar, serving light fare.

Logan Tavern

1423 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Casual American eatery with a modern tavern feel is known for pre-theater dining & Sunday brunch.

Dog on a patio chair
Wet Dog Tavern

2100 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

A dog-friendly patio is the draw at this upbeat, industrial-chic hangout serving beers & burgers.

dog on an outdoor patio
Rock Creek Park

Closest Trail Trailhead is across the Street from the Gateway Georgetown Condominiums at 2500 Q Street NW.

This 1,754 acre city park, with over 32 miles of trails, was officially authorized in 1890, making it the third national park to be designated by the federal government. Escape the bustle of the city and find a peaceful refuge, recreation, fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and thousands of years of human history. Dogs must be leashed.

Leashed dog in a park
Eugene Simpson Stadium Park

426 E Monroe Ave Alexandria, VA 22301

Only a 20 minute drive away, this sizable public park offers fields/courts for sports, as well as a playground and fenced dog park. All dog sizes welcomed. Open daily from 7am - 10 pm/

Dog in a grassy field
The Phillips Collection

1600 21st St NW Washington, DC 20009

Townhome venue showcasing an exquisite collection of post-Impressionist & modern art.

Landmarks & Museums 2
Hotel Madera

1310 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036

Our boutique hotel is welcoming and inviting. And a little unexpected.

The Hotel Madera entrance awning on New Hampshire Ave.
The President's Park

The White House and its park grounds also serve as an iconic place for civil discourse.

A well taken care of lawn of green grass with a white stone building behind some dark green bushes.
The Ellipse

The southern part of President's Park is the Ellipse, a large open area surrounded by an oval drive.

A park filled with bushes, green grass and a tall white stone tower in the backgroun
S Street Dog Park

S St At 17th St NW Washington, DC 20009

Dogs are allowed to play off-leash in a designated area of this park, located on S Street.

A friendly looking dog standing on green grass
Hank’s Oyster Bar

1624 Q Street, NW Washington, DC 20009

Serving quality seafood and turf dishes in the heart of Washington, D.C.

A dish of oysters served with a lemon
Medium Rare

3500 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20008

A friendly neighborhood environment where customers can relax and have a simple, exceptional meal.

A steak cut up served with fries
Annie’s Paramount Steakhouse

1609 17th St NW Washington, DC 20009

A family-owned steak house in Dupont Circle, founded in 1948.

Shrimp served on top of a juicy steak
Morton’s the Steakhouse

1050 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20036

The Best Steak...Anywhere. Over 65 locations worldwide.

A juicy steak garnished with fresh herbs
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks

1652 K St NW Washington, DC 20006

A leader in fresh, sustainable, seafood, great steaks, organic vegetables, and signature oysters.

Bacon wrapped scallops served with fresh herbs
Mayahuel Cocina Mexicana

2609 24th St NW Washington, DC 20008

A modern Mexican restaurant that offers a unique interpretation of classic Mexican cuisine.

A margarita served with a lime in a tall cocktail glass
Guapos of Georgetown

3050 K Street NW Suite WG60 Washington, DC 20007

Family-owned Tex Mex restaurant with 9 locations in the DMV area.

Sliced meat served on a bed of fresh greeens
Lauriol Plaza

1835 18th St NW Washington, DC 20009

Bustling kitchen serving Mexican, Spanish and Latin American dishes & drinks in a 3-floor architectural design with rooftop, mezzanine, terrace and bar.

Cheesy quesadillas served with salsa and sour cream
Alero Restaurant

1724 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20009

Traditional Mexican cuisine complemented with creative drinks, tequilas, beers and wines.

A stir-fry dish served with pita chips

1837 M St NW Washington, DC 20036

The go-to destination for after-work social hours that inevitably blend into festive dinners.

A salmon served on top of fresh vegetables paired with a glass of white wine
Chez Billy Sud

1039 31st St NW Washington, DC 20007

Brick walls, a copper-topped bar & a fireplace create a cozy ambiance for French wine & light fare.

A close up of a clean fork and knife
Le Diplomate

1601 14th St NW Washington, DC 20009

Paying homage to French cafe culture, providing a comfortable gathering place in Washington, D.C.

A chocolate cup topped with a rasperry
Bistro du Coin

1738 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20009

Celebrating french cuisine 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

A salad with fresh greens and pomegranates
Flavio Restaurant

1073 31st St NW Washington, DC 20007

Merging modern fine-dining with classic Italian cuisine and stone baked pizza artistry.

A pasta dish
DuPont Italian Kitchen

1637 17th St NW Washington, DC 20009

Restaurant that has been serving up fresh Italian dishes since 1986.

A big lasagna served with a Caesar salad
Giovanni’s Trattu

1823 Jefferson Pl NW Washington, DC 20036

This cozy restaurant provides the cuisine of Northern Italy, which is known for its unique flavor.

A seafood pasta dish with fresh herbs

1602 17th St NW Washington, DC 20009

An independently-owned Italian bistro serving dishes made with seasonal ingredients.

A spaghetti dish with a glass full of red wine and wine bottle
Sette Osteria

1666 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC 20009

Showcasing delicious Italian cuisine in Washington, DC.

Wine glasses on a bar
Clyde’s of Georgetown

3236 M St NW Washington, DC 20007

Delivering excellent food and top-notch service in an exceptional environment.

Six small cheeseburgers
Teddy and Bully Bar

1200 19th St NW Washington, DC 20036

The distinctive menu reflects Theodore Roosevelt’s love for simple American comfort food.

A full plate of mac and cheese
Old Ebbitt Grill

675 15th St NW Washington, DC 20005

Washington's oldest saloon, founded in 1856 when innkeeper William E. Ebbitt bought a boarding house

A deli sandwich
Founding Farmers

1924 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20006

An award-winning flagship restaurant that has been a destination for locals and tourists since 2008.

An eggs benedict served with hash browns
Ted’s Bulletin

1818 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20009

Restaurant that serves up a modern take on delicious American food and drink.

A salmon dinner served with fresh herbs and lemon slices
Residents Cafe & Bar

1306 18th St NW Washington, DC 20036

A casual chic restaurant serving coffee, brunch, dinner, and well-crafted cocktails.

A wooden table with a latte and croissant
U Street & 14th

The heart of Black culture in America, attracting locals and visitors for music and nightlife.

A woman and a man laughing and enjoying a drink
Logan Circle

A traffic circle park, neighborhood, and historic district in Northwest Washington, D.C.

Foggy Bottom

One of the oldest late 18th- and 19th-century neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.

A row of colorful townhouses
Dupont Circle

A traffic circle, park, neighborhood, and historic district in Northwest Washington, D.C.

A statue of a woman or man in the middle of a circular fountain
Howard University

2400 6th St NW Washington, DC 20059

A research intensive, culturally diverse, historically black university that was founded in 1867.

A student studying at the Howard University library with a laptop and headphones on
George Washington University

2121 I St NW Washington, DC 20052

A private research university that chartered in 1821 by an act of the United States Congress.

A George Washington Monument with a man's head on top with a tall brick building behind
American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20016

A leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the world.

Four students walking down the hallway of American University
Georgetown University

3700 O St NW Washington, DC 20057

The nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university and today a leading research university.

A big grey gothic looking building with plenty of windows and a brown door.
Abraham Lincoln Memorial

2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW Washington, DC 20002

A marble statue of the 16th president of the United States and a symbol of unity and strength.

A large stone statue of a man sitting on a large stone chair
National Mall

Home to iconic memorials telling the story of people and events that shaped the nation.

Tall white towering monument reflecting into a crystal clear lake in Washington
The White House

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500

Where the President and First Family of the United States live and work.

The White House in Washington, DC
Ford’s Theater

511 10th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States

Temporarily Closed A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center.

A brown brick building with many windows
Washington Monument

2 15th St NW Washington, DC 20024

Built to honor George Washington, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C.

A tall white tower made of stone reflecting on a rectangular body of water surrounded by green trees and bushes.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial

16 E Basin Dr SW Washington, DC 20242

Memorializing the author of the Declaration of Independence, statesman and founder of a nation.

An old looking building made of white stone reflecting on a calm lake
National World War II Memorial

1750 Independence Ave SW Washington, DC 20024

Memorial recognizing the ways Americans served, and honoring those who fell.

A monument with an old stone entrance with many stone towers surrounding the circular area
Smithsonian American Art Museum

F St NW &, 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States

Temporarily Closed Museum that celebrates the creativity of artists whose works reflect the American experience.

An ancient looking building made of white stone with 8 pillars in the front of the building
National Museum of the American Indian

4th St SW, Washington, DC 20560, United States

Temporarily Closed Museum that fosters a richer human experience through an informed understanding of Native peoples.

A large curvy brown building
The Mansion on O & O Street Museum

2020 O St NW Washington, DC 20036

Museum that inspires creativity, diversity and imagination through arts, music, science and sports.

A black sculpture of a lion
Renwick Gallery

1661 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20006

Temporarily Closed Museum dedicated to contemporary craft and decorative arts steps from the White House.

Two women looking at art pieces.
Heurich House Museum and Castle Garden

1307 New Hampshire Ave NW Washington, DC 20036

Preserving the legacy of brewer Christian Heurich and enriching the creative economy of DC.

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The Phillips Collection

1600 21st St NW Washington, DC 20009

Townhome venue showcasing an exquisite collection of post-Impressionist & modern art.

Landmarks & Museums 2

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