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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Hay-Adams is the type of luxury hotel you hope to stay in while in Washington DC. It has lots of history with an old world haunting feeling. The rooftop view of the white house is amazing in the morning and in the evening. Hay-Adams was built in 1928 in Italian Renaissance style and it's gorgeous.

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If my bathroom was not the size of a small closet I would have given 5 stars. Very disappointed about the bathroom but this is a older property and I am sure there are limitations. Had a suite with amazing view of the White House. Great location. 5 Star customer service.

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed one night. Got in about 10pm had a quick bite at the bar. Good food poor service. Room very old. Could hear the person above me walk around all night. The trash truck came outside my window at 2am. No coffee in room. Coffee service downstairs is over at 7:30. Great location.

Thank travelman325
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Amazing service - extremely friendly and helpful! You can't beat the location and a view of the White House from your room or while having a cup of coffee at breakfast is simply amazing! This is simply one of the nicest trips we have had.

2Thank Bryan G
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel team is just excellent - everybody I interacted with was always smiling and in a good mood, being eager to help. There was one specific lady at the door who was always so happy that is was contagious. Cannot start a bad day with that smile. Thank you. The hotel is in an excellent location within walking distances...

2Thank Carlos23
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Thank you for a wonderful long weekend! All staff members were welcoming, courteous, and helpful. Check in was a breeze. Our room was spacious with tasteful decor. I LOVED the little wooden panda on the bed stand! Location cannot be beat- five minutes walk from the metro and within close view of the White House and the Washington Monument. We...

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Severna Park, Maryland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was great. Service was amazing. Food was amazing. Entire staff was perfect. Location is excellent staff made everything easy. Bar tenders were a bit slow at "off the record". Would have liked to know the parking cost up front. $59 per night surprised me considering the room rate. Rooms are in need of a decorating upgrade.

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Annandale, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel provided a welcoming retreat on our special occasion. Our room was elegant and comfortable. The staff was attentive without being overbearing.The atmosphere of the hotel was warm and friendly. The food was outstanding. Our table for dinner overlooked the White House which enhanced our eating experience. We recommend the Hay-Adams Hotel for any occasion.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel perfect location right across from the White House and next door to Saint John's Church. The people were friendly and helpful. The personal tour guide was knowable and went out of his way to make the 3 day tour special.

2Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at the Hay-Adams is fantastic. The front desk staff, always ready to greet, offer cookies, be helpful in myriad ways, is among the best anywhere. The doormen also are world class; the room keepers are personable and do a great job; and what can said about the team in the Hay-Adams Room?! They have been delighting customers (including...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Washington's landmark residence of choice for visitors to our nation's capital. The Hay-Adams, a luxury boutique hotel, is as close as you can get to staying at the White House without a personal invitation from the President. Originally designed in the 1920s as a residential hotel, The Hay-Adams carefully emulates the ambiance of a distinguished private mansion on Lafayette Square. The 145-room boutique hotel in Washington, DC features 21 luxury suites with stunning views of Lafayette Park and the White House. All of our guest rooms exhibit the perfect combination of heritage, luxury, contemporary comfort and technology. Ideally situated in Lafayette Square and steps away from many of Washington D.C.'s famous attractions, The Hay-Adams is the premier destination for leisure and business travelers alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hay-Adams

Address: 16th & H Sts. NW, One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC 20006
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: ₹ 24,601 - ₹ 47,996 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Hay-Adams 5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
The Hay-Adams Hotel Washington Dc
Hay Adams Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#12 Business Hotel in Washington DC
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“If possible ask for a room with no connecting doors to another bedroom as noise reduction is not that effective with those doors.”
 of 5 bubbles Carlos23, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“telephone the hotel before booking to find out exactly what you are getting.”
 of 5 bubbles CollieDog58, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“8th floor quiet?”
 of 5 bubbles BostonBP, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I love the rooms that overlook Lafayette Park (the White House).”
 of 5 bubbles BusinessandKids, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“H St facing rooms will give you a great White House view”
 of 5 bubbles norfolk23, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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