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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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Ranked #90 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2011
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Los Angeles, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2011

I can't think of a better place to stay in DC. The location is unbeatable, right across the street from the Dept of Treasury and The White House, which you can see from the lounge on the roof (POV - btw, great classic cocktails). All of the staff went above and beyond to make sure that we enjoyed our 1... More

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wdcinsider, Front Office Manager at W Washington DC, responded to this review

Hi BPK_Travel, Thanks for your great review. We always like to hear from frequent travelers like you. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Our location is ideal to explore the city and its many attractions and it looks like you made full use of that. Thanks for recognizing our welcome desk agent Amy for the great work... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011 via mobile

We stayed here after a wedding as a rare treat. The club music upstairs kept us up most of the night. When we complained they allowed us to switch rooms, and the hotel staff says this happens every weekend. For the prices they charge - worst experience. Have had much better luck at budget hotels. Will NOT be back. And... More

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wdcinsider, Front Office Manager at W Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Professormama, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at our hotel. I apologise that your experience wasn't what either of us would have wanted. Please feel free to contact me if you would like to share more details with us. Warm Regards More

New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

I went to DC for the 2011 Suntrust National Marathon and chose the hotel for it's location to the race and easy metro access. My hubby, brother and I could have not been happier! From the moment we stepped out of our 6 hour car drive, the doorman, Ron made us feel welcomed and like Kings. The hotel's lobby is... More

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wdcinsider, Front Office Manager at W Washington DC, responded to this review

Hi abomb526, Thanks for the honest feedback. I hope you were able to record a good time on the marathon as well?! Thanks for recognizing our talent members that contributed to a great stay. When planning your next stay make sure to reach out for Greg and the concierge team so they can secure a reservation for you with POV.... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
41 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

The hotel has a fantastic location right near the White House and only 3 blocks / 5 mins walk from the Metro Centre tube station. This made the city easy to explore. The room we had was very spacious, clean and modern. The hotel was very busy on friday & saturday night with a party atmosphere. The rooftop bar is... More

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wdcinsider, Front Office Manager at W Washington DC, responded to this review

Hi K1000M, Thanks for your great review. Our concierges are always ready to make any reservations needed or customize an itinerary prior to your arrival. Warm weather has arrived, so the nice breeze really makes POV the place to relax after a stroll through the city look at the city while enjoying a nice cocktail or a soda. Hopefully you... More

San Francisco, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2011

I had a terrible visit to the W Hotel in Washington DC recently. It was clear that someone had had sexual intercourse in the bed prior to my checking in and the sheets had not been changed. In addition, someone had used the toilet and not flushed. Very disappointed. Also was VERY noisy at night. More like staying in a... More

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Hebron, Kentucky
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2011

It is obvious that a lot of money has been put into this hotel. The rooms and common areas are very stylish. But they clearly put style above functionality. It took me ten minutes to find the tiny switch on the "euro" desk lamp. The retro radio-alarm clock was attractive, but you literally could not read the display. The lighting... More

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wdcinsider, Front Office Manager at W Washington DC, responded to this review

Welcome Neptune1117, It is great to read that you enjoyed the stylish décor. We are looking into small quick-fix solutions to address some of the challenges you indicated. We can’t easily replace the glass shower but we are exploring other options to address this as not everybody is comfortable with it. As always we rely on your feedback to improve... More

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16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2011

Hotel is right in the heart of Washington DC. All the main sights such as Washington Monument, White House, memorials and museums are with walking distance. From out hotel room we could see the White House which is literally separated by one building! Metro station is also literally a couple of blocks away. Hotel is well kept, rooms are beautiful... More

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17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2011

We know better. With hundreds of Starwood stays over the last several years, almost every W leaves me vaguely cranky (exception for the Tuscany and the Court - oh, wait, they aren't W's anymore..). The W Washington was no exception, exaggerated, perhaps, by the need to fit the W stamp onto the room footprint of the old Washington Hotel. Great... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

My husband and I took my parents to see the Cherry Blossoms this year. We had a wonderful experience at the hotel....everyone was so accomodating and friendly. But, one staff member really stood out. Our concierge, Jon Martin, could not have made our stay more wonderful. His recommendations were SPOT ON. He listened to our needs and made the perfect... More

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wdcinsider, Front Office Manager at W Washington DC, responded to this review

Hi HoustonPaige Thanks for your great comments on Jon, we will make sure to recognize him for a job well done. He's been with us since opening and he is a real insider when planning a trip in DC. Hopefully we can welcome you back this season! Safe Travels! More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

Went here for my birthday, and came back engaged! We chose this hotel based upon location and ambiance. This hotel has one of the best locations- directly across from the Treasury Department and the White House, and also just a few blocks from all of the amazing museums, the Mall and the Washington Monument. We booked a suite, and couldn't... 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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