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Your vibrant stay, next door to Union Market
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Welcome to NoMa. After a day in this hip and smart urban village, it's easy to see why so many consider this to be the innovation, sustainability and redevelopment center of DC. Browse the vibrance of Union Market (a foodie’s paradise), go for a run on the 8-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail, stop for a drink at one of the craft cocktail bars, and enjoy the neighborhood's 40+ spectacular murals, all while less than 2 miles from Union Station and the National Mall.

There's no shortage here, only abundance, for however long you choose to stay.
Be you, even on the road
Do things the way you always do, even while on the road. The morning and the evening routines are sacred times, and that shouldn't change just because you travel. Each of our guest rooms come equipped with a few of the comforts of home, including a complete kitchen, washer and dryer and full-size refrigerator.
That strain of being on the road? Nope, not here.
Full-size refrigerator and a kitchen you can actually cook in
Washer/dryer with laundry supplies provided
Access to on-site multi-level fitness center with monkey bar, squat rack, and fitness-on-demand
A space you can be proud of
This is more than just a place to spend the night, it's a place to call home while you're here. Host a meal. Invite friends over for a drink. Take video calls without a bed in the background. Keep the luggage tucked away in walk-in closets big enough to actually use. Enjoy a bit of in-room separation when it's needed.
However long you stay, you'll have enough space to make it your own when you're here with us.
Luxury quartz countertops and tile backsplashes throughout
Relax in elegance at your kitchen's stunning center island
Find a little time to refresh in your full-tile shower with glass doors
Marvel at the industrial chic design and custom art installations
A hip and smart stay in the heart of it all
Stay like you're part of the vibrant community, not like you're in a cookie-cutter hotel. Each room is stocked with a curation of locally sourced items and a tasteful decor that comes alive in the light of a truly abundant neighborhood.
You’ll be in the midst of locals, enjoying fresh accommodations in the style of the neighborhood.
40+ public murals, all within walking distance
Room for both you and your furry friend to play at Swampoodle Park
Countless breweries, distilleries, stores and restaurants (a few of our favorites below)
Junior 1 Bedroom
Perfect for 1 or 2
Junior 1 Bedroom
500 - 520 sq. ft.
Junior 1 Bedroom with Balcony
Perfect for 1 or 2
Junior 1 Bedroom with Balcony
500 - 520 sq. ft.
1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom Suite
Up to 2 guests
1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom Suite
540 - 770 sq. ft.
Staying for a month or longer?
Whether you’re staying a while for work, relocating, visiting family, taking a group trip, or anything in-between, we have just the space for you.
Enjoy the WhyHotel Experience
Spread out...
No need to hide your luggage. Enjoy separation between living, sleeping, cooking, and hosting.
and stay your way...
Cook, wash, host a meal, work remotely, attend virtual classes - make it your own. WhyHotel spaces are here to fit your lifestyle.
F1F466CA-165C-48EB-B6C9-358E59850E15 your flexible space
Bring your morning rituals, exercise habits, and bedtime routines with you. Use a real gym and make your own meals. Enjoy a stay you don't need to recharge from.

Everything you need to actually stay for a while
Chef-ready kitchen you’ll actually want to cook in
In-room washer/dryer so you can actually ditch that suitcase 'dirty clothes bag'
Walk-in closets big enough to actually use, no matter how many shoes you bring
Free Wi-Fi that actually won’t slow you down
Access to the building amenities so you can actually get a real workout in
Pets actually welcome! No need to make other arrangements for your furry friends*
* Some pet restrictions and fees apply
Live like a local while you stay with us a while
Need to grab a locally-roasted coffee or breakfast? Just looking for a the best happy hour? Want to know where locals splurge for a special dinner? Look no further. Here at WhyHotel you are steps away from entertainment, dining and shopping!
Coffee & Tea
Happy Hour
Dinner Splurge
Best Views
Grocery Store
Public Transportation
WhyHotel Location Marker
3 min walk
Coffee & Tea
Peregrine Espresso inside Union Market
Boutique coffee bar with micro brewed coffee
2 min walk
Public Transportation
NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro Station
Red line
4 min walk
Happy Hour
Red Bear Brewing
Craft brewery with a variety of food options & board games
4 min walk
Dinner Splurge
St. Anselm
Steakhouse, American (New), Breakfast & Brunch
6 min walk
Dinner Splurge
Italian, Cocktail Bars
3 min walk
Best Views
Cocktail bar & eatery on the rooftop at Union Market

Frequently asked questions

WhyHotel runs pop-up hotels inside of apartment buildings in some of the most up-and-coming neighborhoods across the country.

Our guests enjoy the amenities of an apartment that they can book like a hotel. To the right you’ll find a few of the more commonly asked questions.

Have a question not listed here?
A pop-up hotel offers guests the unique experience of staying in apartment buildings for short and long-term stays. Pop-up rooms feel more like an apartment in their amenities, while still offering the convenience and service of a hotel.
As a pop-up hotel you won't see some of the normal hotel practices, such as a large lobby or valet parking. Instead, expect a different kind of experience (one we think you're really going to enjoy). We've highlighted a few of the differences below.
  • Expect fully-furnished apartments that are great for families, large groups, pet owners, as well as single travelers who love the convenience of being able to make a meal, do a load of wash and maintain some of their daily routines.
  • Expect to have everything you need provided for you in your room, such as pots, pans, laundry supplies, and linens. Don't expect any cleaning interruptions throughout your stay.
  • Expect to see WhyHotel signage outside the building, additional signage in the building lobby directing you to your floor, and a secure living environment for your stay. Don't expect large parking lots, endless WhyHotel branding, or the traditional large-marquee signage of a national hotel chain.
  • Expect to be able to contact us for support at any time (seriously, we're here for you) but don't expect 24-hour room service or a concierge.
At the time of booking, you will receive a text message confirming the details of your stay. Text this same number for any needs before, during or after your visit. We're here to help.
Yes! Book through our website and we'll provide you with a detailed receipt for accounting purposes.
Every unit is not only stocked with what a standard hotel would have - we also make sure we have what you need to feel at home, including a French press, electric kettle, pots, pans, toaster, cooking utensils, wine glasses, silverware, and laundry detergent.
Our cancellation policy depends on the rate you use when booking. Most stays allow for cancellation and a full refund up until 24 hours prior to check-in. Your specific cancellation policy can be found if you click on the “i” next to your selected rate while booking and in the confirmation email sent afterward.
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