Georgetown, Washington – a photoblog

Georgetown is just a hop, skip and a jump from central DC.  Staying in Foggy Bottom  at Hotel Hive meant just a twenty minute walk to the waterfront via The Watergate Hotel. Georgetown is a picturesque historic district with cute painted wooden houses which were  particularly special in Olive Street. The main street offered upscale shops and at Christmas time […]

Foggy Bottom Metro Station : WashingtonDC

The child inside of me had been tittering a lot about the name Foggy Bottom. Staying at Hotel Hive the Foggy Bottom Metro was the nearest station. Very seventies style architecture. Foggy Bottom is very much a university area, wedged neatly between Georgetown and the main tourist sites. A couple of decent restaurants close to the station […]

Eleven reasons to choose Hotel Hive – the first macro hotel in Washington DC

For me it’s all about location when choosing a city hotel and Hotel Hive  hits all the right criteria buttons. Great location for major sightseeing, not far from Foggy Bottom Metro station, within easy walking distance to Georgetown, the White House, Smithsonian Museums and Capitol Hill. David gave us a great welcome at reception much needed after a long […]

Ten tips if visiting Washington DC

British Airways advised us as we landed at Dulles airport that if using a taxi to avoid the touts approaching you in the airport and to make your way straight to the lower level and head for the Washington Flyer ………… signposts are clear. Smooth journey to Hotel Hive close to Foggy Bottom and cost $63. Choose […]