Located directly across from Lafayette Park, The Hay-Adams Hotel offers the city's best view of the White House and Washington Monument. The hotel was named after statesman John Hay and historian Henry Adams, whose homes once occupied this spot. A number of periods and styles contribute to the ambiance of the hotel. The architecture is Italian Renaissance, while the guest rooms lean toward a Georgian or Edwardian style. The afternoon tea here is a Washington favorite.
The spectacular Jefferson Apartments in Washington DC was built in 1923 and was turned into a hotel in 1955. The posh hotel displays a fabulous Jefferson collection of art, furnishings, books and documents that keep guests enthralled with the place. Another noteworthy feature is the skylight that was discovered during renovations, dating back to World War II. The hotel offers splendid services which includes a chic spa, splendid dining and a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for its guests.
Set along a wide boulevard, the Willard Inter-Continental is among the most splendid and renowned hotels. Lincoln resided here before he assumed the presidency, as have other presidents. But history and politics are overshadowed by the splendor of the hotel itself. Graced with mosaics, marble, fabulous chandeliers, and majestic columns, the building offers unmatched elegance. The rooms are far from cheap, but if you opt to stay here, you will experience the ultimate luxury.
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. the name says it all—elegance, sophistication, luxury and comfort. Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. has won many awards including, Five Diamond Award, 500 Best Hotels in the World, Travel + Leisure, United States Best Hotel, which give guests another reason to stay here. The business center is equipped with the latest technology and the staff make sure all your business needs are met. The rooms are neatly designed with dark wood furniture, beautiful blackout drapes, fluffy carpets and feather beds. All you have to do is check-in and let the magic begin!
St. Regis Hotel Washington, DC opened in 1926 and has been host to political figures and royalty ever since. Designed in the Italian Renaissance fashion, it is exquisitely furnished. Rooms feature both classic and modern amenities from Italian marble baths to fax machines. Each looks like it could easily be a guest room in some foreign dignitary's French chateau. The hotel is located near the White House and the National Mall. Though the rooms are a tad steep in the price department, the luxury and class they promise is unmatched.
The centrally located, former Monarch Hotel features an elegant atrium-style lobby framed by beautiful flower arrangements and lush greenery. The Fairmont hotel guests may enjoy drinks at the lobby-lounge bar, while relaxing to the soft sounds of piano music. For an extra treat, try the delectable Sunday Colonnade Champagne brunch.