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W Washington DC

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   515 15th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20004 (Upper Northwest)
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't stay in the hotel, however we were advised to check out this bar by a friend that lives in DC. Knowing my wifes fondness for rooftop bars, I had to check it out. Great spot with views of the National Mall and you feel like you are right on top of the White House. service was great and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The W in DC is around the corner from the White House. Fantastic location. In fact from the very popular rooftop bar at the W you have beautiful views of the White House and DC. The rooms are clean and spacious. The service is great. The only average part of our stay was the hotel restaurant which was just ok.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lobby is dark and crowded The famous rooftop bar is being renovated The gym is located at the basement The room is too small The shower door can't close properly The décor of the room is too girly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights in late August in a 1-br suite. The location of this property is really great, walking distance to white-house, transportation, and great views from the room (ours overlooked the washington monument). When we arrived our original suite was not ready, so the front-desk upgraded us to a better one (with free wi-fi... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When making reservations, we were alerted that the rooftop bar was closed, undergoing renovations. But upon checking into our room, the 10th floor, we heard jack hammering unending!!!!!!! Calling down to the front desk, we found out it would last all day (Friday, before Labor Day....we were here thru Labor Day. No problem, I thought, it's Labor Day weekend, they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for only 3 nights at the end of our honeymoon. Was a really nicely decorated hotel! Downstairs and bar area were nice. Room was also nice. Didn't have a view but we weren't really in the room except for sleeping, so didn't really need one. Location was amazing, right opposite the White House so a short walk for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the W for one night last week. The rooms were very nice and clean. The staff was super friendly. They have "Whenever/whatever" concierge service which was very good. A guy named Merlin I think helped book Segway tour and it was the best part of out tour. So thank you Merlin. I would like to thank Mr.Ermias... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location is great, 1.5 miles to Union Station. About thousand feet from The White House. 1 mile from Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool. A trendy spot for evening and late night drinks and music (Rooftop bar is a must, best views downtown DC), however I never heard any noise from my room. Rooms are super trendy and modern... More

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Miami, Florida
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was under construction when we arrived. The room is a bit funky and a mix of traditional Washington with modern California style rooms. The room is small but comfortable. The bed was very comfortable. The shower is glassed in and just off the bedroom. I think they have made good use of the small room. Closet space is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had seen many unfavourable reviews for this hotel so was a bit dubious about my stay. Having stayed here for five nights I can say it was a very enjoyable experience. The rooms are a good size well u are not spending that much time in them so they are ideal..the staff are very attentive the food excellent. Noise... More

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Address: 515 15th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — W Washington DC 4*
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This Washington DC Hotel is located in the heart of the city with convenient access to all of the great locations in DC. The W Washington DC Hotel looks forward to welcoming you. Please Note: From June 23 through mid-September, the restaurant at the W Washington DC will be closed for renovation. In addition, POV will be closed beginning July 26 to September 5. During this time, food service will be available in our W Living Room and in-room dining will operate as usual ... more   less 
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