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Beaux Arts hotel blocks from White House, National Mall

Heart of Washington D.C.

The Beaux Arts hotel is within blocks of the White House, National Mall, Lincoln and Washington Memorials, and Smithsonian and 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from the U.S. Capitol, Columbus Circle, and Union Station.

Rooftop lounge, D.C. views

Reinvented as W Washington D.C., the historic hotel has a rooftop lounge overlooking D.C. and also includes a steakhouse, lobby bar, wine bar, and Bliss Spa along with 24-hour fitness and business centers.

HDTVs, iPod docks

Modern black and white guestrooms feature W's signature pillowtop beds, shag carpeting, showers with rainfall showerheads, Bliss bath products, 37-inch flat-panel televisions, and iPod docking stations.

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Overview

Built in 1917, the historic hotel has hosted presidents, politicians, and celebrities. It is where Elvis met President Nixon and where Presidents Reagan and Clinton attended balls. Reinvented as W Washington D.C. in 2009, the Beaux Arts hotel's classic features have been infused with bold, contemporary design.

The rooftop lounge and terrace serves panoramic views of the White House and National Mall along with cocktails and light fare. The Living Room, once the hotel lobby, is now a lounge-style bar with complimentary wireless Internet access. The original elegant details have been maintained in the steakhouse dining room.

After a workout in the fitness center, guests can indulge in a treatment at Bliss Spa, a full-service day spa. The 24-hour business center includes computer workstations, laptops, printers, fax machines, audiovisual equipment, and high-speed Internet access (surcharge).

Guests can contact the concierge to reserve complimentary Acura car service within 5 miles of the hotel (not including Reagan National Airport and Union Station). 12,000 square feet of event space includes a rooftop ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows and meeting rooms with integrated audiovisual equipment and high-speed Internet access. Limo or town car service available.

Pets are welcomed with special treats, custom beds, and other pet services (surcharges apply). This is a smoke-free hotel.

  • Fitness facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Event catering
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Exhibit space
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Total number of rooms - 317
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Beauty services
  • Business services
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Computer rental
  • Concierge desk
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Full-service health spa
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Technology support staff
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Nightclub
  • Number of floors - 11
  • Patio
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built 1917
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 6
  • Secretarial services
  • Security guard
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Translation services
  • Wedding services
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)


In the room
  • DVD player
  • Video-game console
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary weekday newspaper
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • Shower only
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • iPod docking station
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • HDTV
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Down comforter
  • Free movie channels
  • HBO
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • LCD TV
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Eat and drink

J&G Steakhouse - Jean-Georges brings his classic steakhouse to this elegant dining room with 24-foot ceilings and double-arched windows. The menu features premium meat and seafood and the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. The wine list focuses on Californian and French reds.

POV Lounge & Roof Terrace - Tapas are served along with classic and original cocktails made with fresh ingredients in a lounge setting with 12-foot windows. The rooftop terrace offers panoramic views of the White House and National Mall.

Living Room - Light fare and signature cocktails are served in the lobby bar with its eclectic furnishings, 20-foot cathedral windows, and original chandeliers transformed with colored LED lights. DJs spin music nightly.

Wine Bar - Tapas and an extensive wine list are served along with beer and handcrafted cocktails in a cozy wine cellar setting.

24-hour room service is available.

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Play

The 895-square-foot fitness center is open around the clock and features iPod-compatible cardio and weight training machines along with yoga equipment, balance balls, and boxing bags.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Pilates classes/instruction nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Racquetball/squash nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
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Spa

The 3,000-square-foot Bliss Spa has 4 treatment rooms and the extensive spa menu includes facials like the popular triple oxygen treatment, body scrubs and wraps, and deep tissue massages. The spa also includes men's and women's locker rooms and lounges, a brownie buffet, retail boutique, and nail salon with 2 manicure and 2 pedicure stations.

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

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
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
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Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out

Check-out time is noon


Your pets

Pets allowed, Pet policy - dogs and cats only, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in kg is 40


You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

Parking height restrictions apply

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We Should Mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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  • W Washington D.C. is listed in the 2010 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.

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