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Willard InterContinental Washington

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20004 (Downtown / Chinatown)
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Ranked #11 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Drove in so check in was late at night. I called to advice late arrival so room would be ready. Upon check in, since the room was under my husband's name (he was there on business), they wanted to see his ID. I told front desk he was parking. I was asked for my ID instead and since our addresses... More

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Stavanger, Norge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with our family to see the sights and do some shopping, great place to stay in the middle of everything. No need for taxi use, walking distance to the nationall mall and other sights. Big rooms and great service, breakfast restaurant also very good.

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Trophy Club, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is not a "standard hotel". It is a historical landmark with long history of statesmen staying in the hotel. The hotel is 2 minutes from the White House and other historical places. If you want to stay in Washington D.C. in style, this is definitely the place.

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Hong Kong, China
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Marble columns. Oak paneled bar. Grand entrance, grand lobby, and grand, carpeted hallway. There are trendy hotels, and then there is the Willard. Standing within earshot of so many Washington icons - the Willard is, itself, a Washington institution. It is also, now, as Washington has evolved, just a few blocks' walk down 14th St from some of the city's... More

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Bixby, Oklahoma, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After confirming my room was available at the JW Marriott across the street at 2 am from the airport, I arrived to find they gave it to someone else. Ugh... They sent me across the street to the Willard. What a great staff, hotel and experience. I hated to go back across the street the next day to the JW.... More

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Munfordville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived at the Willard at 9 am and we're pleasantly surprised to find our room available. The room was large and well appointed. I think our less than$250 per night rate was not the usual cost. Service was good but the most important asset of this historical hotel is its location. A taxi ride from our hotel to most... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It really pains me to write this review, as the Willard has always been one of my favorite DC hotels, because it's beautiful, opulent, and completely old-school DC. Unfortunately, the magic is lost. Pros: - The lobby is beautiful - The location is fantastic - The maintenance staff was awesome-- prompt and friendly-- though I shouldn't have needed to call... More

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PatrickBirchall, General Manager at Willard InterContinental Washington, responded to this review

Dear Kate M., Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We truly view your remarks as a gift. We continuously attempt to raise the bar on everything we do for our guests day in and day out. While it is great you enjoyed the location of the hotel and the lobby, we did fall short of your... More

St. Louis, MO
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109 reviews 109 reviews
43 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ah, my favorite kind of hotel, historic, opulent, old school grand old dame. Very friendly staff, especially bellmen and valet. The room was plush, lovely, with great sheets and excellent robes. Quiet and comfortable room with very comfortable bed. Excellent location right by the White House. I also loved the lobby bar, and the bartenders were very professional. So, what's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the hotel for the weekend- the executive suite was amazing- lots of space, clean, and private. As an Royal Ambassador, the check in process was smooth and easy, and my upgraded room was available. The hotel is located perfectly in the middle of DC- the only complain we had during our stay was the food. The food isn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a beautiful hotel with lots of history and attentive staff this is the place for you. The rich tradition and DC experience of this landmark will not disappoint. This was our families first stay at the hotel and we were more than satisfied as it is in the heart of it all. It is located... More

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  • White House(114)
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  • Great location(23)
  • Cafe du parc(11)
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  • National Mall(9)
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Address: 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Downtown / Chinatown , Penn Quarter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Willard InterContinental Washington 4.5*
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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#8 Family Hotel in Washington DC #9 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC #9 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC #11 Business Hotel in Washington DC
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Since 1850, the name Willard has epitomised the grand hotel concept in the nation s capital. Today, Willard InterContinental Washington continues the tradition in landmark style. Located just two blocks from the White House and the National Mall, the hotel is convenient to government and business offices, shopping and many must-see sights. ... more   less 
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