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Washington, DC grande dame on Lafayette Square

Distinguished friend

Call it Washington's second-best address if you must, the Hay-Adams is nonetheless the grande dame of DC hotels; it sits across from the city's best address and, perhaps, shares some of its secrets.

Historic treasure

The Hay-Adams, which was built in 1928 and renovated in 2002, offers 24-hour room service, valet parking, and a business center.

Classical elegance

Guestroom niceties at The Hay-Adams include Frette luxury linens, canopy headboards with dimmer lighting, marble and brass bathrooms, and turndown service. High-speed Internet access is complimentary.

At your hotel

At your hotel

The Hay-Adams in Washington, DC offers a distinguished address across Lafayette Square from the White House and 4 blocks from the National Mall.

Amenities include a complimentary 24-hour business center, 24-hour room service, and banquet facilities.

  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Total number of rooms - 145
  • Year Built 1928
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting room
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Number of floors - 8
  • Bar/lounge
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Pay movies
  • Turndown service
  • Free local calls
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Premium TV channels
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Digital TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Dial-up Internet access (complimentary)
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Pillowtop mattress
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Eat and drink

Lafayette Room - Contemporary American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and Sunday brunch. Dinner Monday through Friday evenings. The Hay-Adams' Lafayette Room is elegant and sunny.

Off the Record Bar - Classic American dishes for lunch and dinner. The décor includes red-plush booths and walls decorated with caricatures of current political players—the drawings are changed regularly.

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Play

  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

The fine print for The Hay-Adams

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

Your pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in kg is 11, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Hay-Adams is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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