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Get an overview of this hotelDC hotel with gardens near National Zoo and Metro

Four blocks from zoo

Located in residential northwest Washington, DC, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park sits on 16 acres of gardens and woodland. The hotel is next to Metro stop and 4 blocks from the National Zoo.

Buffet breakfast

The Washington Marriott Wardman Park includes 2 atriums, 24-hour fitness facilities, and wireless Internet access in public areas. The Stone's Throw restaurant features a buffet breakfast and fresh seafood for dinner.

Signature bedding

All 1,314 guestrooms feature Revive signature bedding with down comforters and 300-thread-count cotton linens, garden or residential views, and offer high-speed Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Washington Marriott Wardman Park rises above 16 acres of gardens and woods in one of Washington's prettiest neighborhoods. The 8-story Wardman Tower was built in 1928 and has been home to several presidents, and diplomats as well as famous socialite and diplomat Perle Mesta. The 9-story Park Tower opened in 1962; the 10-story Center Tower in 1970.

Wireless Internet access is available throughout the public spaces (surcharge) which include 3 restaurants, a bar located between the lobby's 2 atriums, and a coffee shop with indoor and outdoor seating. Amenities also include 24-hour fitness facilities complete with aerobic classes, an outdoor pool, spa treatments, steam room, and sauna.

The business center has copiers, fax machines, and computers with high-speed Internet access (surcharge). There are also 2 ballrooms and 79,000 square feet (7,340 square meters) of conference space on site.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 63 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 1314 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1928 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 12.95 USD per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 12.95 USD per night )


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Television 
  • Video-game console 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Stone's Throw Restaurant - Modern American menu featuring steak and seafood. Buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Harry's Pub - Wood-paneled, English-style pub. Burgers and other pub staples for lunch and dinner. Seasonal outdoor seating.

Woodley Market - Starbucks coffee drinks and pastries. Small café located off the colonnade that links the historic Wardman Tower to the other two buildings. Seasonal outdoor seating on slate patio overlooking the sloping grounds. Gourmet take-out items.

Lobby Bar - Spread between the two atriums in the lobby, the lounge comprises clusters of easy chairs and a long mahogany bar. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres are served from late morning until late night.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel provides a fitness room that offers 10 treadmills, several stair machines, exercise bikes, and resistance equipment. Guests can stroll the hotel's spacious grounds, which are carefully landscaped each season.

The hotel is 3 blocks from the wooded hiking, biking, and riding trails of Rock Creek Park. The 18-hole Hains Point golf course is 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) away, on the banks of the Potomac River. The course also includes a 2-tier driving range and a miniature-golf course.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed

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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 22.95 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 41 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 46 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Stay For Breakfast

Stay in selected rooms and receive daily breakfast for two adults and children under 13.

Extra-person charges apply for additional adults and include breakfast.

This promotion is valid for on-site breakfast from the hot buffet, full menu, or room service. Guests must book the “Stay for Breakfast” room type. Promotion may not be available on all days. Not combinable with other promotions.

Holiday Gift For You Promotion

Book this rate category and stay Thursday through Sunday (including Friday or Saturday night) for travel November 13, 2015-January 18, 2016 and receive a USD25 credit daily, valid towards ancillary charges such as dining, parking, and Internet.

Must book this rate plan to qualify. Offer is valid for stay Thursday through Sunday, stay must include a Friday or Saturday night. Credit is not valid for room and tax charges. Daily credit will be applied to folio upon check-out. Any unused portion of the daily credit will not be refunded and may not be used on another day. Credit cannot be applied to room rate or resort fee or room related gratuities. Tax will be applied as required by law. The hotel credit adjustment is inclusive of all applicable taxes and service charges in the departments/outlets in which the hotel credit may be applied. Credit valid for hotel/resort purchase including food and beverage, parking, in-room movies. Offer is based on availability and blackout dates may apply.

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