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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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  • Great front desk and valet parking service. Slow service in restaurant. Room…Jan 3, 2019
  • It was very good stay reception was kind and helpful , hotel restraunt food was better…Dec 28, 2018

The Watergate Hotel

from €201
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony
  • Deluxe Double Room, Balcony
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony
  • Premier Double Room, Balcony
  • 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
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial - 16 min walk
  • Lincoln Memorial - 17 min walk
  • White House - 21 min walk
  • Georgetown University - 28 min walk
  • Washington Monument - 28 min walk
  • Smithsonian Castle - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - 13 min drive
  • Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) - 44 min drive
  • Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) - 30 min drive
  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 31 min drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 34 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 32 min drive
  • Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional) - 46 min drive
  • Alexandria Station - 12 min drive
  • Washington Union Station - 14 min drive
  • New Carrollton Station - 16 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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

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

  • Government-issued photo ID may be 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 *

  • Electric vehicle 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
  • 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.

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.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

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.

FAQs for The Watergate Hotel

  • Does The Watergate Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Watergate Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is The Watergate Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from March 18 2020 to August 20 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at The Watergate Hotel?
    Yes. Valet parking costs USD 52.00 per day. Extended parking costs USD 52 per night.
  • Is there a pool at The Watergate Hotel?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Watergate Hotel?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 200 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Watergate Hotel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 300 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Watergate Hotel?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Farmers Fishers Bakers (7-min walk), Fiola Mare (8-min walk), and Bourbon Steak (8-min walk).
  • What is there to do near The Watergate Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Kennedy Center (9-min walk) and Georgetown Waterfront Park (12-min walk), along with Vietnam Veterans Memorial (0.8 mi) and Lincoln Memorial (0.9 mi).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 1,402 reviews

Very Good 8.0
The hotel was nice-- walls are a little thin.
us1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
The hotel overall was very nice and clean . But they charge you extra that you are not aware of and they dont explain it to you before hand. After paying for the room they still wanted an extra $150 deposit per night per room .
Shelby, us3 night trip
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
Amazing and memorable 15 year anniversary!
Amazing! From the moment we walked into the hotel, we felt comfortable and welcomed. We were in D.C. for the first time on our 15 year anniversary trip. When we returned from dinner, we had chocolates delivered to celebrate ♡ It was a beautiful property in a great location. Close to everything. We can't wait to go back again.
Erin, us3 night 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
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to go!
Karen P., us5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing. Best hospitality I’ve ever experienced
Max, us1 night trip

The Watergate Hotel

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