There's still hope for people desperately trying to find lodging in the Washington area for Barack Obama's inauguration.
Victoria Isley with DestinationDC -- an organization promoting tourism in the nation's capitol -- estimated that as of Friday, there were as many as 1,500 rooms still available inside the Beltway.
Hopeful inauguration-goers can call 1-800-422-8644, a hot line that helps match visitors with vacant rooms.
The following vacancies are currently listed, most with a 4-night minimum required:
Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill: $849/night
Morrison-Clark Hotel (NW Washington): $879/night
Hilton Garden Inn (14th Street NW): $799/night
Visitors willing to stay a little farther away can find rates as low as $425 per night in Herndon, Va.
News4 found significantly lower rates 56 miles away on Maryland's Eastern Shore, where rooms at the Best Western have rates of $219 per night.