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Best Luxury Hotels in Washington, DC

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Best Luxury Hotels in Washington, DC © Simon Watson

Looking to stay in one of Washington, DC's best luxury hotels? Find here the most elegant places to stay in Washington, DC. Most of these hotels are very convenient to the most popular sights in the city.

The Fairfax at Embassy Row
2100 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC (202) 293-2100.
Award-winning hotel on Dupont Circle in Washington, DC, near Embassy Row, Georgetown, and many museums, galleries, shopping and restaurants.

Fairmont Washington
2401 M St NW, Washington, DC (202) 429-2400.
Luxury hotel located near Georgetown in Washington DC's Foggy Bottom. Amenities include a restaurant, café, room service, in-room safes, minibars, some refrigerators, cable TV, in-room data ports, indoor pool, gym, health club, hair salon, hot tub, massage, sauna, steam room, racquetball, bar, lobby lounge, concierge floor, and business services.

Four Seasons Hotel
2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC (800) 332-3442.
Luxury hotel in the prestigious Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC. Daily tea is served in the Garden Terrace lounge. Amenities include a restaurant, room service, in-room safes, minibars, cable TV, in-room data ports, pool, gym, health club, sauna, spa, bar, lobby lounge, nightclub, and children's programs.

Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center
201 Waterfront St. National Harbor, MD (301) 965-2000.
The world-class destination, located along the Potomac River just minutes from Washington, DC, features 2,000 guestrooms, six restaurants, a nightclub, retail shopping, a full service spa and fitness center, indoor/outdoor swimming pool and banquet facilities.

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St., NW Washington, DC (202) 582-1234.
Luxury high-rise hotel in Washington DC's business district, walking distance to the new Washington Convention Center, the Verizon Center, the International Spy Museum and the Metro.

Hay-Adams Hotel
1 Lafayette Square, NW Washington, DC (800) 853-6807.
This 145-room luxury hotel has preserved the ambiance of a distinguished private home and is walking distance from many of Washington D.C.'s attractions.

Jefferson Hotel
1200 16th St., NW Washington, DC (800) 368-5966.
Small historic luxury hotel with spectacular views of downtown Washington, DC and the Potomac River. The Jefferson Hotel is walking distance to Capitol Hill and the National Mall. Décor is elegant with American antiques and original art in each room.

Mandarin Oriental Washington, DC
1330 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, DC (888) 888-1778.
Washington, DC’s newest luxury hotel, located near the Potomac Tidal Basin, overlooking the Jefferson Memorial and just a few blocks from the Smithsonian museums and L'Enfant Plaza. Amenities include 2 restaurants, room service, in-room safes, minibars, in-room data ports, indoor pool, fitness classes, health club, hair salon, spa, bar, lobby lounge, dry cleaning, laundry service, concierge, concierge floor, and business services.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC (202) 328-2000.
Located amid 16 acres in Northwest Washington, DC, the Marriott Wardman Park is the largest convention and business hotel in the nation's capital. The historic hotel dates back to 1918 and features 1441 luxury rooms.

Omni Shoreham
2500 Calvert Street NW Washington, DC (202) 234-0700. The 836-room luxury hotel is nestled on 11 acres in Rock Creek Park and is only steps away from the National Zoo. Thee hotel has a resort-style pool and gardens.

Park Hyatt Hotel
24th and M Streets, NW Washington, DC (202) 789-1234
One of the most elegant of the hotels in the Hyatt chain. The Melrose restaurant is known as one of the best restaurants in Washington, DC.

Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd St., NW, Washington, DC (800) 241-3333.
This luxury hotel pampers guests with attentive service and amenities such as goose down-pillows, portable phones, high-speed Internet access, complimentary use of the Sports Club/LA, restaurant, café, room service, in-room safes, minibars, cable TV, in-room data ports, pool, gym, and babysitting.

W Hotel - Washington DC
515 15th Street, NW, Washington DC
Elegant Victorian-style hotel famous for its breathtaking views of Washington, DC from the POV terrace. W Hotel is located just steps from the White House and is convenient to all of the tourist attractions.

Willard International
1401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC(800)327-0200.
The historic landmark hotel is located in the heart of Washington, DC, within walking distance to the National Mall, the White House, government and business offices, the theater district, and many other sightseeing attractions. Restaurants include the elegant Willard Room, Café 1401, and the Round Robin Bar.

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