Best Hotels in All 50 Capital Cities – Part 3


Welcome back. This is the final day of the look at Reservation Counter’s clients’ picks for the best hotels in the 50 capital cities in the U.S. Let’s get right to it.


Raleigh, North Carolina


Raleigh Marriott City Center sits a block from Raleigh Convention Center. Walk to Crank Arm Brewing, Red Hat Amphitheater, and Duke Energy for the Performing Arts. At just over half a mile away, guests of the hotel find it easy to walk to the North Carolina State Capitol too. Within the hotel complex is a gym, indoor pool, and two eateries.


Bismarck, North Dakota


The North Dakota State Capitol Grounds are less than two miles from Sleep Inn and Suites Bismarck. The hotel features spacious rooms and suites with features like in-room microwaves and pillowtop mattresses. Walk to multiple restaurants from the Sleep Inn. Hay Creek Trail and Pebble Creek Golf Course are also within walking distance.


Columbus, Ohio


At the Columbus Marriott Northwest, guests rave over the friendly staff and the location to area attractions. For guests heading to the Irish Festival, the hotel is in a prime location. The mall is a short walk away, and there are many restaurants surrounding the hotel. If you’re visiting the capitol building, it’s about 15 miles away and is accessible by car or bus.


Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


The Oklahoma State Capitol is on the northern end of the city, between Northeast 21st and Northeast 23rd. Ambassador Hotel Oklahoma City, Autograph Collection, is about two miles south of the capitol, in an area where restaurants are plentiful. Just a mile away are attractions like the Civic Center Music Hall, Chesapeake Arena, and Myriad Botanical Gardens.


Salem, Oregon


In addition to the Oregon State Capitol, Salem boasts attractions like Deepwood Museum and Gardens, Bush House Museum, and Riverfront City Park. Be near all of this when you book a room or suite at Oregon Garden Resort. At just 14 miles outside the city’s downtown, the resort wows guests with a free breakfast, a hotel spa, and a location that’s near Oregon Garden and Silver Falls State Park.


Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


The location of the capitol in Harrisburg is ideal to other sightseeing plans. The Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex is adjacent to both The State Museum of Pennsylvania and Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. Be close to it all by staying at the Towneplace Suites by Marriott Harrisburg. Book a suite here and enjoy freebies like parking, Wi-Fi, and daily breakfasts.


Providence, Rhode Island


Book Jacob Hill Inn and be just seven miles from the Rhode Island State House. Once you’re at the capitol, you can easily walk to Providence Place, Waterplace Park, The Promenade, and Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium. This historic inn wows its guests with period furnishings and ample amenities. Accommodation options range from the overly romantic WaterFire Grand Suite with a Jacuzzi and wood-burning fireplace to The Club Room with a private bathroom and wood-burning fireplace.


Columbia, South Carolina


Comfort Inn Columbia is seven miles from the South Carolina State House. There is bus service if it’s more convenient for you than driving. Along the way are attractions like the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, EdVenture Children’s Museum, and Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park. The hotel offers rooms with small kitchen appliances for your convenience, and a daily breakfast is included in your room rate.


Pierre, South Dakota


Hollister Football Field, Hyde Stadium, and Capitol Lake all border the South Dakota State Capitol. Days Inn Pierre puts you close to all of these city highlights. Walk to them all from the Days Inn, which is just over half a mile from the state house. You’re even closer to Steamboat Park and the South Dakota Discover Center and Aquarium.


Nashville, Tennessee


Welcome to Nashville, a city many associate with country music. The Tennessee State Capitol sits at the southern end of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. From this area, you can easily walk to Ryman Auditorium, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and Nissan Stadium. Omni Nashville Hotel is also incredibly close, sitting across the street from Music City Center and on the same block as the Country Music Hall of Fame.


Austin, Texas


The Texas Capitol is right in the heart of Downtown Austin. You have museums to the north of the capitol and plenty of restaurants and parks along the Colorado River to the south.  Reservation Counter guests pick Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek as the best place to stay in Austin. At just about 20 miles outside the downtown neighborhoods, the inn offers a level of quiet that no inner city hotel matches. Need more reason to book Sage Hill Inn? Here’s the best reason to book a room. Not only do you get a free breakfast each morning, but your dinner is included in your room rate. Enjoy a three-course farm-to-table meal every night of your stay. You even get free cookies and drinks during your stay.


Salt Lake City, Utah


Book SpringHill Suites by Marriott Salt Lake City Airport and enjoy your stay in Salt Lake City. The hotel is under eight miles from the Utah State Capitol. Head a few blocks south of the state house and you’ll reach Temple Square and the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center.  SpringHill Suites skips the smaller guestroom and provides you with a spacious suite where separated living and sleeping areas offer more privacy.


Montpelier, Vermont


Montpelier isn’t the largest city in Vermont, but as the capital city it is a charming spot for a vacation. It’s also the only capital city without a Burger King or McDonalds, so the food scene is pretty memorable. You won’t find many hotels right within the city, either. Hilltop Inn in nearby Berlin is your best bet. At five miles from the statehouse, you’ll be within easy reach of Montpelier’s stores and restaurants. Plus, you’re on the outskirts of the city, so you’re close to the interstate.


Richmond, Virginia


Richmond’s capitol building and history museum are between East Broad Street and East Main Street. Within a few blocks of the Virginia State Capitol are the American Civil War Museum, Richmond CenterStage, and The National, a historic theater. Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum is less than 10 miles from the state house. Stay with this property and you’re close to golf, Chesterfield Towne Center, and Powhite Parkway.


Olympia, Washington


Red Lion Hotel Olympia is in a prime location for reaching the Governor’s Mansion, Washington State Capitol, and Heritage Park. The hotel is less than two miles from these attractions. It’s even close to Watershed Park and Turnwater Historical Park. Within the hotel, find a business center, outdoor pool, and gym. Free shuttles make it easy to reach area attractions.


Charleston, West Virginia


The West Virginia State Capitol Complex houses the West Virginia State Museum, supreme court building, and West Virginia Governor’s Mansion. To be close to these important sites, book a room at Brass Pineapple Inn. This popular inn is just a mile from the complex and is even closer to Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences and the Historic District.


Madison, Wisconsin


Main attractions in Wisconsin’s capital city are the Henry Vilas Zoo, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison Children’s Museum, and Wisconsin State Capitol. Graduate Madison Hotel sits about half a mile from the state house. Walk to Chazen Museum of Art, Kohl Center, and Fresh Madison Market in just a few minutes.


Cheyenne, Wyoming


The Wyoming State Capitol is within a few blocks of the Historic Governor’s Mansion and the Wyoming State Museum. Book a room at TownePlace Suites Cheyenne Southwest Inn and be near many of these and other attractions. The Cheyenne Ice and Events Center is next to the hotel. The capitol is less than two miles away. Martin Luther King Park and Francis E. Warren Airforce Base are also close.


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