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Multilingual Services for International Travelers

Welcome to the Churchill Hotel near Embassy Row in Washington, DC, the capital of the United States of America. Our staff members are multilingual in French, Spanish, Italian, Amharic, Ukrainian, Russian, Mandarin and Arabic, and are happy to assist you. Please call us if you need help in these languages. Following is some information we hope you'll find useful during your stay.

Travel Information to Know

Hotel Location

Our hotel is near the Dupont Circle Metro, surrounded by wonderful shopping, dining, museums, and nightlife. We're minutes from key attractions and destinations including the White House and the Capitol.


With our Embassy Row location, we're just steps away from several foreign embassies. If you'd like a guided tour of a particular embassy, go to www.embassy.org for more information.

Currency Exchange

You may exchange your country's currency for U.S. currency at several nearby banks. Most banks are only open Monday through Friday, and are closed for federal holidays.

Multilingual Services

Many Washington, DC attractions offer multilingual brochures. These include the Library of Congress, the White House Visitors Center, the Kennedy Center, and Mount Vernon. Obtain multilingual brochures for the Smithsonian museums at the Castle visitors' center.

Passport & Visa Requirements

For those traveling in and out of the United States, a valid passport, U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Document, Air NEXUS card, or Alien Registration Card Form I-551 is required. This includes travel between the U.S. and Canada or Mexico.
International travelers can find out about whether or not they need a visa to enter the United States by going to travel.state.gov.


At their first point of entry into the United States, travelers must fill out customs and immigration forms, even if this is not their final destination.

Travel Insurance

You do not need travel or health insurance to come into the United States, although it is recommended.

Tours of the White House & Capitol

Non-United States citizens need to contact their embassy in Washington, DC to sign up for tours. Go to www.embassy.org. Tickets for public tours are required and must be reserved in advance.
If you have any questions about staying in Washington, DC, please contact the hotel staff. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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