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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.

The Hay-Adams Amenities

General

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)
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Laundry facilities
  • 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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Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities
  • 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
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • 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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Dining

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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Recreation
  • 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 Hay-Adams Policies & Fees

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

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

Pets

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

General

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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Additional Details

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

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A Green / Sustainable Property - First Party Certified
This property has performed a self-assessment, also known as First Party certification, of its sustainable tourism practices through LivClean Eco-Stay Program thus taking steps to understand its impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. The property's claims have not been independently verified by a second or third party certification program.
  • 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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