Get an overview of this hotelBeaux Arts hotel blocks from White House, National Mall

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

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 lobby bar, and Bliss Spa along with a 24-hour fitness center.

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.

 Guest Highlights

  • Walkability
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Helpful staff

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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. Elegant cuisine is served in a simple and approachable style of Pinea. Inspired by the traditions of Southern Europe and the flavors of the Mediterranean.

After a workout in the fitness center, guests can indulge in a treatment at Bliss Spa, a full-service day spa.

We feature 12,000 square feet (1114 square meters) of event space which 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.

  • Express check-in 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Year Built 1917 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Wired Internet access - surcharge 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Nightclub 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Total number of rooms - 317 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wired high-speed internet ( USD 14.95 per day ), Wired high-speed internet ( USD 14.95 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wired high-speed internet ( USD 14.95 per stay ), Wired high-speed internet ( USD 14.95 per stay )

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired Internet access (surcharge) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Pinea - Southern European and Mediterranean flavors with a focus on France, Italy and Spain. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

POV - 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.

Root Cellar Whiskey Bar - Located in lower level of Pinea, Root Cellar Whiskey Bar serves some of the world's best whiskeys, award winning scotches, rare bourbons, and local ryes. Happy hour from 5 PM to 8 PM featuring lite fare and select sips for half-price.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 

Spa Services

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

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per stay, plus a one-time cleaning fee of USD 100
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 40 kg)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 22 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 55 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per stay plus USD 100 one-time cleaning fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • W Hotel Washington D.C.
  • W Washington D.C.
  • W Washington D.C. Hotel
  • D.C. Hotel

We should mention

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.

Awards & Affiliations

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

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