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The Hay-Adams

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16th & H Sts. NW, One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC 20006
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at your hotel during the recent blizzard. My flight was delayed 3 days. If you must be stranded I can't think of a finer place to be than the Hay Adams. I've stayed at this Hotel for 15 years. The service is the best. I continue to see the same friendly faces at the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my mother and aunt to DC for a quick trip and chose this hotel because of its history and the great location so close to the White House. Our stay was amazing. The staff were welcoming and remembered us every time we encountered them. The food was so delicious (we only had room service at the hotel but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a hotel that treats one as all hotels should. It is personable, attentive to one's needs and has a quiet elegance. The staff is very helpful and friendly, the doormen very eager to help one with transportation, the dining experience is excellent, and the rooms large and comfortable. This is a wonderful hotel for business or vacation. It... More 

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HansBrulandHA, General Manager at The Hay-Adams, responded to this review

Dear JC P P, What a delight to read about your stay at The Hay-Adams! I will inform our team about the wonderful comments you had regarding the service that was provided. We look forward to serving you again soon! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want first class service, a staff that knows your name from the time you pull up to the hotel, luxurious accommodations, elegant but not flashy and a great location, treat yourself to this excellent hotel. Our room overlooked Lafayette Park and a direct view of the White House with the Washington Monument in the background. It was an... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We splurged on New Years Eve by upgrading our room reservation to a top floor suite with a view of the White House. It was well worth the extra $300! From the 8th floor our view included the Washington Monument directly behind the White House. Just spectacular! The windows opened completely and we couldn't pull ourselves away from the beautiful... More 

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Florence, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Historic Hotel in the perfect location.You can walk to most all of the main attractions.If you need a lift around town "The House Car is a Tesla" the driver will take you if the car is available.Ate Breakfast in the Lafayette Room every morning "the pancakes are the best".Many other great restaurants within walking distance of the Hotel.It was... More 

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1 Thank Mbarnett256
HansBrulandHA, General Manager at The Hay-Adams, responded to this review

Dear Mbarnett256, Thank you for taking the time to post about your wonderful experiences while you stayed at The Hay-Adams. I am pleased to know that everything was to your liking, from our house car to our delicious pancakes in the Lafayette! Please come back and see us soon! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lets face it! The Hotel has the greatest location in DC! Please book White House View rooms, the money is worth it! Off the Record, the Hotels Bar is a must see, specially the Drink Coasters! The beds are just amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff: fabulous; location: fabulous; room comfort: fabulous. The breakfast is delicious and the hotel bar is the haunt of White House insiders. Why wouldn't you stay here? Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and the feeling of quiet and discretion puts you immediately at ease.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a week in December and booked a White House view suite. I can't fault the staff or the hotel. Very clean and nothing was to much trouble. I have one issue which I feel a hotel of this quality should address and that's a Nespresso machine in the room. I know its an historic hotel but its... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellence from top to bottom. Efficient, quick check in. Perfectly appointed, spotless rooms in complete working order. Super comfortable beds. Supurb room service and food quality. Comfortable, inviting lounge. Exceptional and attentive conference service, including great food and audio. Attentive valet and doorman service. Oh, and did I mention, it's across the street from a big white house. Need I... More 

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HansBrulandHA, General Manager at The Hay-Adams, responded to this review

Dear Richard l, Thank you for your kind and pointed review! It is delightful to read how comfortable and inviting your stay was at The Hay-Adams. See you when you come back to DC! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager More 

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