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What you should know before packing for your next business trip.

Packing for a Business Trip

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What you should know before packing for your next business trip.

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Why Can't Business and Pleasure Mix?

Frequent business travelers deserve to travel comfortably, even if their schedules make for a whirlwind getaway. Streamline your travel with our tips on finding the best luggage for business travelers, hotels with amazing business amenities and the top gadgets you'll want in your bag.

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Doubletree Hotel
Located just 4 blocks from Dupont Circle, the Doubletree has newly updated rooms, a business center, fitness center and free Wi-Fi in the lobby. Read the Doubletree Hotel's review
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Embassy Suites Hotel -- Convention Center
The Embassy Suites hotel, located in Penn Quarter, boasts a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour gym, an indoor pool and a daily breakfast. Read the Embassy Suites Hotel's review
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Four Seasons Washington
Located in Georgetown, the newly renovated Four Seasons has everything a business traveler could ever want. The hotel has a tri-level fitness center, luxurious rooms, a 24-hour business center and free loaner Kindles at breakfast. Read the Four Seasons Washington's review
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Hampton Inn
One of the best values for business travelers, the Hampton Inn is just a few blocks away from the Washington Convention Center. The Hampton has business and fitness centers, an indoor pool and Jacuzzi and provides guests with free breakfast. Read the Hampton Inn's review
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Residence Inn
Located in Southwest DC near Capitol Hill, the Residence Inn has free Wi-Fi, a free business center, a fitness center and an indoor pool and Jacuzzi. Read the Residence Inn's review
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River Inn
The River Inn is a great place to stay if you are on business in Foggy Bottom. The hotel has huge suites with full kitchens, free internet, a business center and passes to a nearby gym. Read the River Inn's review
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The Fairfax at Embassy Row
The Fairfax is located just 2 blocks from Dupont Circle near great dining and nightlife. The rooms are small but all have 36-inch flat-screens, and the hotel has a gym, business center and room service, all of which run 24 hours. Read The Fairfax's review
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The Hotel George
Located just a quick walk from DC's Union Station, the Hotel George offers travelers a top-notch French restaurant, a well-equipped fitness center and luxurious rooms. Be sure to stop by the free wine receptions on weekdays from 5 to 6 pm. Read The Hotel George's review
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The Willard
Just a few blocks from the White House, the Willard has amenities like property-wide Wi-Fi, 20,000 square feet of meeting space and a business center with AV equipment available for rent. Read The Willard's review
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The Washington Plaza Hotel
One of the best values in the city, the Washington Plaza offers guests new rooms, a great outdoor pool and a convenient location close to 5 different Metro stations. Read The Washington Plaza's review
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Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
First opened in 2008, this hotel features stylish rooms, an indoor pool and fitness center and a great restaurant. It's also close to the convention center and convenient to the airport. View Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel's review
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The Westin Copley Place
Located in the Hynes Convention Center complex, this huge hotel still manages to make travelers feel at home. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and the hotel has great dining options. View the Westin Copley Place's review
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Courtyard by Marriott Boston Copley Square
Located just steps from Copley Square, this Courtyard by Marriott has plenty to offer business travelers. Free hard-wired internet, free access to computers and printers in the business center, and a great $15 breakfast make this hotel a great value. View Courtyard by Marriot Copley Square's review
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Marriott Boston Cambridge
This huge hotel features large rooms, an indoor pool and fitness center and a convenient Cambridge location, all at a reasonable price. View Marriott Boston Cambridge's review
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Residence Inn Boston Cambridge
With some of the largest rooms in Boston, the Residence Inn is a great pick for extended-stay business travelers. The rooms feature kitchenettes, and there is an indoor pool and laundry room. View Residence Inn Boston Cambridge's review
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Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center
Located on Boston's waterfront, the Seaport Hotel offers travelers a great full-service gym, free Wi-Fi and a floor of hypoallergenic 'PURE' rooms. The Seaport has also been named one of Boston's greenest hotels with the city's first in-room recycling program and energy-saving roofing and windows.View the Seaport Hotel's review
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