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Maybe you're hosting your family in Washington for the first time, or maybe you're a District denizen who needs a little extra room for out-of-town guests. Or perhaps you're just looking for a little staycation amid all the holiday revelry — we don't blame you! No matter what you — or Mom, Dad, and Grandma — need in a home away from home, we've rounded up some super-sweet area hotels that offer every last amenity on your wish list. Impress your history-buff uncle with a retreat rich in local legend, or treat your fresh-from-the-Foreign-Service sister to all the little luxuries she's been missing. And, since we know you deserve a little seasonal splurge, too, we chose places that aren't just excellent crash pads for the fam — they offer some truly perfect perks, too, like a killer bar or a must-visit spa. How's that for some Christmas-elf level work?
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Finding a unique Valentine's Day gift is difficult enough. But, it can be even worse when there's someone with a Y chromosome on the receiving end. While your undying love should be enough, you don't want to show up empty handed since he's most likely going to do something nice for you (unless he totally forgot, which read