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The Watergate Hotel

5-star5 stars
2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20037, United States of America

Luxury hotel with spa, near Kennedy Center
  • Free WiFi
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Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Location
Great location
Pool
Great pool
Bar
Bar is awesome

The Watergate Hotel

from NZ$479
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe King with a Riverview
  • Deluxe Double/Double with View
  • One Bedroom Suite-King
  • Deluxe King Room w/ Balcony
  • Deluxe Double/Double with Balcony
  • Premier King w/Riverview and Balcony
  • Premier Double/Double with Balcony and Riverview
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony
  • Suite (Diplomat)
  • Suite (Ambassador)
  • Family Room (Connecting)
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms (Diplomat)
  • Family Suite, 3 Bedrooms (Diplomat)
  • Superior Room, Accessible
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, River View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Accessible

What’s around The Watergate Hotel

Landmarks

  • In Foggy Bottom
  • Kennedy Center - 9 min walk
  • Lincoln Memorial - 17 min walk
  • White House - 21 min walk
  • Georgetown University - 28 min walk
  • Washington Monument - 28 min walk
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial - 16 min walk
  • Georgetown Waterfront Park - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) - 14 min drive
  • Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) - 50 min drive
  • Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) - 31 min drive
  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 33 min drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 40 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 39 min drive
  • Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional) - 46 min drive
  • Washington Union Station - 17 min drive
  • Alexandria Station - 21 min drive
  • Lorton Station - 26 min drive
  • Foggy Bottom Station - 7 min walk
  • Farragut West Station - 19 min walk
  • Farragut North Station - 20 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 336 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 15 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

Children

  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Valet parking *

  • Car charging point

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 27000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2508
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1965
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 47-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Argentta Spa has 7 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

The Top of the Gate - Onsite rooftop bar.

Whisky Bar - Onsite cocktail bar. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

The Watergate Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Watergate Hotel Washington
  • Watergate Hotel
  • Watergate Washington
  • The Watergate Hotel Hotel
  • The Watergate Hotel Washington
  • The Watergate Hotel Hotel Washington

Policies

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.

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Resort fee: USD 33.34 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access (may be limited)
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 300 (subject to availability)

Valet parking costs USD 52.00 per day with in/out privileges

Extended parking costs USD 52 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 15 and USD 35 for adults, and USD 12 and USD 33 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 200 per pet, per stay

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 1,491 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Amazing
It was amazing, the view from our room was beautiful, the staff very friendly and helpful!
Priscilla, us2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Very cool hotel, great spa, very clean and well kept. I had a few fairly serious issues that arose during the trip, involving the staff, however everything was addressed and handled very well. Will be staying here again
Mike, us2 night business trip
Poor 2.0
Horrible - Just choose a different hotel.
us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice place but watch out for fees and parking
It was great -nice view-just wish they told me about all the extra fees and 52.00 a day parking fee. Booked on hotels .com for 534.00 with fees and parking totaled 702.00 it was unexpected!!
STACEY, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
From check in to check out everything was great!
Frank, us1 night business trip

The Watergate Hotel

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