We're in downtown Washington DC.

The The Donovan is committed to promoting the use of sustainable transportation as a way to reduce local traffic congestion, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. While we do provide driving information, please consider some of the District's other transportation options, which are all included on's interactive map.

Our hotel is in the center of it all in Downtown Washington, DC. Located just .5 miles from the Convention Center, 4 blocks from the Metro, and a quick walk to The White House, this location is right where you want to be.


The closest Metrorail stations are the McPherson Square Station (0.25 mi) on the Orange and Blue Lines, the Farragut North Station (0.51 mi) on the Red Line and the Mt. Vernon Square-7th Street Convention Center Station (0.59 mi) on the Yellow and Green Lines. For more information and for a Metrorail map, visit the WMATA.


Metrobuses that stop within ¼ mile include the 3Y, 42, 43, 52, 53, 54, 63, 80, D1, D3, D4, D6, P19, S2 and S4. For more information about routes and fares, visit WMATA.

DC Circulator:

The DC Circulator bus runs every 10 minutes and only costs $1 each way. Two bus routes stop within blocks of the hotel:

For more information about DC's local bus service, visit

Capital Bikeshare:

The District's bikesharing program makes bicycles available to anyone. Simply take a bike from one of over 165 stations in DC and Arlington, and return it to a nearby docking station. The closest docking station is located one block away on the opposite side of Thomas Circle from the hotel. For more information about memberships, fees and station locations, visit


Here are directions from the airports

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

  • Go north towards Airport Exit/I-395/GW Parkway North/US-50 W/I-66/Washington.
  • Merge onto GW Parkway N/George Washington Memorial Parkway N.
  • Merge onto I-395 N/US-1 N toward Washington (crossing into District of Columbia).
  • Keep left to take US-1 N via Exit 1 towards Nat�l Mall.
  • Stay straight to go onto 14th St. NW.
  • 1155 14th St. NW is on the right.

From Dulles International Airport

  • Start out going northeast on Saarinen Cir Toward Dulles Airport Access Rd.
  • Stay straight to go onto Dulles Airport Access Rd.
  • Merge onto VA-267 E.
  • VA-267 becomes I-66 E.
  • Take the Independence Ave exit.
  • Stay straight to go onto US-50 E.
  • Turn left onto 17th St. NW.
  • Turn right onto Us-29/K St. NW.
  • Turn left onto 14th St. NW.
  • 1155 14th St. NW is on the right.

From Baltimore-Washington International Airport

  • Start out going northwest toward I-195.
  • Take I-195 W.
  • Merge onto MD-295 S via Exit 2B toward Washington.
  • Merge onto US-50 W/New York Ave NE toward Washington (Crossing into District of Columbia).
  • Keep right at the fork to go on New York Ave NE.
  • Turn slight right onto Mt. Vernon Pl NW.
  • Mt. Vernon Pl SW becomes Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Turn slight right onto Thomas Cir NW.
  • Turn slight left to stay on Thomas Cir NW.
  • Stay straight to go onto 14th St. NW.
  • 1155 14th St. NW is on the left
The Donovan
1155 14th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005
Reservations: (506) 637 1733
Phone: (202) 737-1200
Fax: (202) 410 1410

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