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The Watergate Hotel

Hotels.comUS$ 320*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel has been redone with midcentury fixtures and furnishings. Bed is very comfortable with very nice lighting. The bar and restaurant were great with very good service. Stayed there twice so far. Service is very attentive all over hotel.

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fran, It’s been a delight to welcome you time and again and we are thrilled to be your new home-away-from-home for your frequent travels to Washington. We are thrilled that our innovative design and gracious hospitality continue to impress and we hope that we have the chance to see you again in the weeks and months ahead. Warm Regards,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's just awesome. I love the Top of the gate and kingbird restaurant plus the whiskey bar. Great Spa & fitness center. All in all the staff & hotel GM is very professional. It's very good place for event.

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Henok, We always treasure reviews from guests who have experienced our property in full. From our Kingbird Restaurant to Argentta Spa, we encourage guests to ensure that they have taken advantage of every experience that is available. We are thrilled to read that we left you impressed and we hope that we can welcome you again one day soon....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start off by touching upon the wonderful service provided by the incredible staff at The Watergate Hotel. From the moment we arrived until we left, we felt the love from the staff. With particular accolade for Mr. Eliott Brodin. He was kind enough to spend a considerable amount of time helping us to map out our day in...

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Akash, As you discovered, our Watergate colleagues take great joy in going above and beyond and helping to craft magical Washington moments and reading of your experience and interactions with Elliot and the rest of our team certainly pulls at our heart. We are delighted that you enjoyed everything about your visit, from our vibrant yet serene location that...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All excellent: early check-in accommodation, GREAT room, GREAT room service, GREAT decor and super friendly and helpful staff. Perfect location. My only criticism was that the mini bar was not well stocked, and on a par with other deluxe hotels, OUTRAGEOUSLY expensive snacks....bring your own! I'll DEFINITELY be back to the Watergate for sure.

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mario, It warms us to read what a wonderful visit you enjoyed and we thank you for taking the time to share your comments for us and others who might be considering a Watergate experience. We appreciate your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you again one day soon. Warm Regards, Oscar Postma Hotel Manager

Oakland, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suite 229 is a lovely corner suite with a handicap accessible bathroom, which I needed at the time of my stay. It's spacious with a wrap-around balcony as it is a corner unit. However, the handicap seat in the shower is facing outwards instead of facing the shower head making for awkward bathing. It's my belief they converted a normal...

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear debaby62, It was a delight to welcome you back and thank you for investing the time to share such a detailed and thoughtful review. We are elated to have impressed you with such a wonderful stay and we look forward to elevating your experience even further the next time you join us, when we hope you can treat yourself...

Wayne, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had toured the hotel a year and a half prior as we considered it as our wedding venue prior to the completion of its construction and was at awe with its possibilities back then. Two weeks ago my wife and I decided to spend the weekend at The Watergate Hotel for our one-year anniversary, and the visit did not...

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eric, It was a treat to welcome you and your wife back and we are thrilled that you have now had the opportunity to treasure a Watergate experience by celebrating your wedding anniversary with us. It was a delight to toast your first year as a married couple and we thank you for taking the time to share such...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THE HOTEL SERVICES ARE VERY GOOD. I enjoyed very much to stay there. Keep it up! The bath room were very clean, the towels and bedsheets were also clean. Most workers there were were nice except some in the restaurant were not friendly

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear N9128CGsusan, We thank you for the warm accolades and we are thrilled that your visit was so thoroughly enjoyed. Your kind comments regarding the attention to detail of our Watergate housekeeping team are most appreciate and we are warmed to learn that you felt so at home in the luxuries and extra touches introduced during our recent renovation. Once...

Benicia, California, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good news is the entire staff was courteous, friendly and focused. The food that was offered from both their "fine dining" establishment and their room service was very disappointing. I would have given that a pass and not done a review, but a $58 charge for a burger and small salad, a $70 steak dinner with no appetizer or...

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Dwight, It was a pleasure to have you settle in with us during your recent visit to Washington and we thank you for taking the time to share your detailed review. While it warms us to read that the gracious hospitality provided by our Watergate colleagues made you feel welcome we regret to learn that other aspects of your...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel exceeded all my expectations. The views were stunning. The staff was extremely helpful and courteous. The rooms were very clean. We will definitely return to this hotel. A fabulous experience.

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rachel, Reviews like yours are just what we love to find and we thank you for taking the time to share. As you discovered, one of our Watergate “rules” reads “Waterfront is the only view” and we are thrilled that the sweeping vistas served as the perfect greeting to start each day. Your kind comments regarding the welcoming spirit...

Wayland, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our stay. The room was large and comfortable and service was very good throughout the stay. I would only stay there, however, if you like "contemporary" hotel style. It is very modern looking in furnishing and fixtures. But it is a very short walk into all of Georgetown and the DC Waterfront complex.

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Dear CoachPappy, Watergate greetings to you and yours and thank you for joining us during your recent Washington retreat. It was a pleasure to have you with us and a delight to find your review. Your wonderful comments regarding the welcoming hospitality provided by our team are most appreciated and we are elated that our central address provided you easy...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE RETURN OF A LEGEND - A LUXURIOUS URBAN RESORT LOCATED ALONG THE BANKS OF THE POTOMAC RIVER. MODERN DESIGN BLENDS WITH A STORIED PAST TO REDEFINE LUXURY. Completely rebuilt following an extensive $125 million renovation, The Watergate Hotel, originally built in 1961 on the banks of the Potomac River, exemplifies Washington DC past and present. From the flowing avant-garde architecture, built to compliment the mighty Potomac, to the elegant redesign of the interior of the hotel, The Watergate is a true DC landmark. An American icon, situated just steps away from Georgetown, the capital's most chic and exclusive neighborhood and centrally located to all of DC's attractions. The Watergate Hotel's 336 guest rooms and suites define luxury with lavish finishes, sleek furniture and lush bedding, all artfully chosen with the guest in mind. Custom-made bath amenities, exclusively created by La Bottega, perfectly complement the floor-to-ceiling marble bathrooms. Champagne in hand, guests can revel in these extravagant surroundings while taking in striking views of the Potomac River on private balconies. Located on the lobby level, an undulating copper wall leads you from the lobby to the dignified whisky bar, illuminated by a soft amber glow and filled with a selection of the world's finest spirits. The Top of the Gate, a soon-to-be iconic rooftop bar, has unrivaled 360-degree panoramic views-with charming Georgetown waterfront views in one direction and The Washington Monument in the other. See and be seen in the restaurant's casual portion, where you can soak in views of the Potomac River from an outdoor terrace, or enjoy the refined elegance of Washington's heyday in its more formal dining setting. The Watergate Hotel takes the classic elegance and bold mid-century modern design and refreshes it with all of the extravagance and warmth of a true luxury lifestyle hotel. From the tranquil spa and the state-of-the-art fitness center, to the indoor pool and dining venues, this one-of-a-kind hotel pays tribute to its own storied past, while paving the way for a new chapter to be written. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Watergate Hotel

Address: 2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1906
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
Price Range: ₹ 17,648 - ₹ 44,153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Watergate Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 336
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“Can't tell on a one night stay! Only full size beds in the two bedroom unit...could do with queens.”
catrionah376, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“I'd avoid the rooftop, but all the rooms are good”
BuckB294, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a water facing room if available”
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akashk_11, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Suite 229 ”
debaby62, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Would definitely recommend a room that faces the Potomac!”
caberic, 10 May 2017 | Read review
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