Getting Around Town
The Bloomingdale Inn is proud to offer you a personal driver for your visit. Your driver will pick you up at Inn and take you anywhere downtown for $12.00. Your driver is also available to take you on tours of the sites, tell you about the history, and wait while you enjoy your tour for a flat rate of $30.00 per hour. Talk with the Innkeeper to make arrangements, or
call Joseph Ghafari at 202-297-0880
Within D.C., it is best to take a taxi or the Metro (subway), or to explore on foot. Taxis are plentiful and operate on a zone-fare system and do not have meters (zone maps are displayed in each cab), and the Metro runs every day. Here are some things you should know about the layout of the city:
What if You Really Need a Car While in D.C.?
Consider Zip Cars. This new hourly automobile rental service offered at various Metro stations throughout Washington, DC -- gas, parking, and insurance are always included. Check out one of our nearby “zip cars” by selecting "find cars near an address" and put in our address and zip code: 2417 First Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.