Dropping your kid off at American University? Hotels-Rates can make sure you find the optimal hotel in Washington, DC. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on amenities, convenience to surrounding locations and nearby points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 144 hotels in Washington within 5 miles of American University, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $59. If you’re looking for things to do in Washington, we think you might like the Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian National Zoo, US Holocaust Memorial, Belmont-Paul Womens Equality National Monument, Smithsonian Museum, White House, Ford's Theatre, Vietnams Veterans Memorial, Union Station Washington DC, Tudor Place, United States Navy Memorial and Jefferson Memorial, most of which are an easy drive from the school.