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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At almost $500 a night, this is one of the more expensive InterContinental Hotels in the United States, but one of the most unique, it has that "grand hotel" feel, much like the Mark Hopkins in San Francisco or the Barclay in New York, rooms could use some updating, but you cannot beat the location, the Hay Adams is slightly...

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Yorktown, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, historic, ornate hotel in perfect location for visiting Smithsonian museums and many other landmarks. Steps away from the White House. Lobby is incredibly ornate and luxurious. Staff was excellent, especially the bell-hop staff. Our room was a corner room with a sitting area (Rm 600). Furnishings were excellent, bed was super comfortable. Bathroom was spacious and all fixtures were...

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Odenton, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the hospitality and the hotel decor. Friendly and helpful answers to any questions we may have had. I enjoyed the history hall whicheck brought the historic roots of this fine establishment to the guests

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I am an IHG gold member. And they did not have room ready when we arrived at 3:40. It is now 4:30 and they still don't have room. Bar is packed as they don't appear to have a room for anyone checking in today. Would not be a place I come back to - will use the Kimpton series for...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

It is a life time memory and an honor for any guest to stay in this historical and masterpiece beauty - where President Abraham Lincoln and lots of other Presidents and Vice Presidents stayed - in the neighbourhood of White House - service is par excellence - requested tea kettle and it was supplied in minutes - was upgraded being...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for just one night, and had no real issues. Elegance exudes in the public spaces. The fitness center is just right, the staff is VERY attentive, and the room was spacious and well-appointed. Both mattresses in our junior double queen suite were REALLY soft, but it seems pathetic to point out this 'first world problem' in the context of...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in February. Great location, very stylish and comfortable. Fitness center is small but well equipped. Rooms are spacious, comfortable bed and in-room coffee machine. Service is impeccable. Great for a business stay.

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Jersey City / Metro NYC
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had the opportunity for a three night to stay on property as part of a gala event a few weeks ago. The gala itself (food, facilities, service, etc.) was wonderful. I could not really find fault with our event and would likely recommend a return next year if possible. My main problem was with problem was with my hotel...

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GM_The-Willard, Front Office Manager at Willard InterContinental Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback on your recent stay at The Willard. While we are pleased to hear you enjoyed yourself at the Gala you attended here at the hotel, we are disappointed to hear of the shortcomings you experienced while with us. I would like the opportunity to speak with you to learn more about...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second hotel on our honeymoon. We booked through Virtuoso. At check in, they thanked me for being a IHG member, which I thought was nice. Our room was a good size, and the hotel left a gorgeous plate of chocolate covered strawberries and bubbles. In our 5 weeks away, it was the most beautifully presented gift. One...

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GM_The-Willard, General Manager at Willard InterContinental Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We understand you have many choices for accommodations here in the city and greatly appreciate your continued loyalty to the IHG brand. It was such a pleasure welcoming you to our historic property for your second honeymoon. We love celebrating our guests and are happy to hear you enjoyed the special dessert amenity we sent...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior and lobby of the hotel are exquisite, and the proximity to the White House is a big plus, but the hotel rooms themselves are very dated and could really benefit from a little refresh. The breakfast buffet is very good, and I highly recommend checking it out.

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Thank you for your review. Here at The Willard we strive to ensure that the guest experience is nothing short of perfect and that one has a memorable stay with us. Feedback like yours helps us in achieving this. We are greatly appreciative of your review and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again soon. Regards, Patrick Birchall...

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Located in the heart of the nation's capital, two blocks from the White House, The Willard InterContinental Washington, D.C. offers 335 spacious and elegantly appointed guest rooms, 41 of which are suites, that exude a unique blend of contemporary luxury and historic charm. Many of The Willard's guest rooms feature views of Pennsylvania Avenue and historic landmarks like the Washington Monument as well as downtown Washington, D.C. The Willard has been the site of many prestigious meetings, conferences and social events for nearly 200 years. With 19 meeting rooms and over 22,000 sq. ft. of event space, The Willard features unique and elegant function rooms including several ballrooms from which to choose. Discover a relaxing counterpoint to the busy pace of Washington, D.C. as you savor the fare at Cafe du Parc, featuring delicious French bistro cuisine and exquisite house-made patisseries. Reserve a table on one of Washington's most popular terraces' or dine inside in a modern, sleek Parisian-style setting. Join us for a drink in the historic Round Robin Bar. Located just off the lobby of The Willard, the Round Robin Bar has been a lively meeting place for Washington's political and social elite since the days of Abraham Lincoln. Long celebrated as one of the best in D.C., this legendary bar was known as the nexus of "Rum Row" and the "E street Corridor" -- plying its trade to luminaries such as Mark Twain and Walt Whitman. Today, this fashionable downtown spot draws a smart, stylish cross section of DC movers and shakers. The Round Robin Bar is open seven days a week, Monday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and Sundays 12:00 p.m. to midnight. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Willard InterContinental Washington

Address: 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Price Range: ₹ 18,214 - ₹ 46,777 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Willard InterContinental Washington 4.5*
Number of rooms: 335
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“Ask for a "premier view" room”
 of 5 bubbles Mike19782009, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 600 is a corner room with a sitting area, quiet, and decent views.”
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 of 5 bubbles G3059MDkatem, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to geta room overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue.t ”
 of 5 bubbles nyc1907, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we didn't stay overnight in the hotel, just went for the afternoon tea.”
 of 5 bubbles greg787jones, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get one facing Pennsylvania Ave...”
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