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InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

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Seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters

Overview of InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

4.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNational Mall15 min walk
  • Popular LocationSmithsonian National Air and Space Museum16 min walk
  • Popular LocationWashington Monument19 min walk
  • AirportWashington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National)14 min drive

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About this area

Washington

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel is located on the waterfront and in an area with good shopping. Notable landmarks in the area include Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of Natural History are not to be missed. Take time off to check out the health/beauty spa in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • International Spy Museum - 8 min walk
  • L'Enfant Plaza - 9 min walk
  • National Mall - 15 min walk
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum - 16 min walk
  • Washington Monument - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Washington Union Station - 10 min drive
  • L'Enfant Plaza Station - 11 min walk
  • Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Moon Rabbit — 1 min walk
  • Waves — 1 min walk
  • Cafe Twelve — 9 min walk
  • Cantina Marina — 10 min walk
  • Potbelly — 10 min walk

About this property

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

Luxury Washington hotel in District Wharf, walk to International Spy Museum
Along with a marina, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and 3 bars/lounges. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a 24-hour business center are onsite. All 278 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes.
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel offers 278 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 50-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Washington hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. Refrigerators and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Secured covered self parking on site (USD 38 per day)
  • Secured covered valet parking on site (USD 58 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite parking options include a garage
  • Free area shuttle up to 2.00 mi
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 3 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (17000 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Marina onsite
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool sun loungers

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Communal living room
  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • 50-inch flat-screen TV
  • iPod dock
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Electric kettle
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator (on request)

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 75
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from October 1 to May 27:
  • Swimming pool

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs welcome
1 per room
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Covered self parking fee: USD 38 per day
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 58 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 100.00 (subject to availability)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from May to September
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)
Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Intercontinental Washington D.c. Wharf Hotel
Intercontinental D.c. Wharf Hotel
Intercontinental Washington D.c. Wharf
Intercontinental D.c. Wharf
InterContinental Washington D.C. The Wharf
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel Hotel

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 670 out of 969 reviews
5 - Excellent 69%
Rating 4 - Good. 191 out of 969 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 50 out of 969 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 33 out of 969 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 25 out of 969 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The wharf is a beautiful asset to Washington, DC! The Intercontinental is centrally located and easy to get to from Reagan International. Came to DC for an engagement dinner cruise at Pier 4 and the wharf was the perfect after party!
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It is one of the best hotels in DC. We came during Cherry Blossom. It took 10 mins to walk to the most beautiful spot for Blossom viewing. There are many restaurants and cafe near the hotel. And it was fantastic to go for a walk after having a nice dinner nearby. The room was clean, big and everything was up-to-date. Overall, I was pretty happy with this stay.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful hotel, well maintained, and very courteous staff. Will return
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021