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The Watergate Hotel Georgetown

2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1906
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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
2019 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award Winner: Top Hotel in Washington DC. Built in 1967 and reopened in June 2016, following an extensive $150 million renovation, The Watergate Hotel is a legendary Washington DC luxury hotel. Just steps away from Georgetown and centrally located for all of DC's attractions. The 336 guest rooms and suites define luxury with modern marble bathrooms, plush bedding, private balconies with river views and more. The Next Whisky Bar is a stylish lounge filled with a selection of the world's finest spirits. The Whisky Garden features private, heated Winter Igloos from October to March serving dinner and drinks. The Top of the Gate rooftop bar has unrivaled 360-degree panoramic views. Kingbird Restaurant features fine dining 7 days a week, plus weekend brunch and afternoon tea. Indoor Pool, 24-Fitness Center, Sauna and Steam Room. Argentta Spa has a full menu of massages, facials, custom body treatments and more for both men & women.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Children's television networks
Free internet
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness classes
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Rooftop bar
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Neck massage
Steam room
Waxing services
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Chinese
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As a Watergate neighbor, having the hotel vibrant and busy is a plus. We do hope that the owners and management of the hotel will begin to broaden their interest in considering us neighbors as customers — we do want to eat, drink and make merry in our own neighborhood. The staff often does try to assist - Dave was our most recent. server; attentive, professional, friendly and knowledgeable. Other staff are as well- what is sometimes missing is a lack of consistency in training ( we all hope that there will no longer turnover in upper management)!
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Sunsai510, Greetings neighbor and thank you for joining us. On behalf of all of us at The Next Whisky Bar, Kingbird Restaurant and of course the hotel, we are always thrilled to welcome residents of Foggy Bottom and Georgetown and we hope our venues provide the perfect place sample a craft cocktail or a dish created by Executive Chef Sebastien Gainnini. Your kind comments regarding Dave and the rest of our colleagues are most appreciated and we trust you know that it is feedback like this which motivates our team. We value the added details noted within your review and as you plan future gatherings at The Watergate, I invite you to reach out to me personally if I can be of service in confirming your plans. Warm Regards, Pascal Forotti Managing Director
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Hotel's Favorite
Booked here because of the interconnecting rooms reviewed and advertised. Worked out great -had super rooms separate but private hall way between on high floor with balcony and views of Potomac. Service and advice was top notch , take a bow Theo on concierge desk. Great locale to stay in some much more evening life than downtown.Breakfast super, rooms space and decor great, relaxed place. Saw pool, gym on last day looked great too - will aspire to use next time.
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Response from Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear sanssodonovan, Greetings to you and your family. It was a joy to welcome you all and we are elated to learn that our ample spaces served as the perfect home-away-from-home, allowing you all to relax and recharge in total comfort. We appreciate your stellar review and your kind words regarding the genuine hospitality provided by our Watergate colleagues. Your friends in Kingbird were pleased to learn that breakfast was so enjoyed and we hope you had the chance to settle in for a sunset dinner while overlooking the river as well. Your accolades of Theo have been shared and celebrated with him and his colleagues and on behalf of all of us, we thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back one day soon. Warm Regards, Pascal Forotti Managing Director
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Perfect place to stay for my quick business trip. Friendly and attentive staff. They remembered me from my visit three months previously. Very good restaurant. Comfortable room. I truly look forward to visiting next time.
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Responded 3 days ago
Dear corinnevanrensselaer, Thank you for joining us again; we are thrilled to learn that you continue to feel so at home for each of your Watergate visits. We appreciate the kind comments regarding the gracious hospitality provided by our team and on behalf of all of us, we look forward to welcoming you back the next time business brings you to Washington, or perhaps we can even serve as host for a relaxing weekend retreat! Until then. Warm Regards, Pascal Forotti Managing Director
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We knew the Watergate was going to be special, but we didn't know how much! The spa was tranquil and perfectly clean and our room was a balcony king looking out onto the water,, couldn't have been more perfect! The beds are the comfiest I've stayed in and although it was only one night , we felt refreshed and energized after our stay. Thank you to Pascal for making all the special touches for us!
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Lisaallendc, Greetings to you and yours and thank you for spending your Washington “staycation” with us. It was a treat to have you settle in and learning that you felt so spoiled brings a collective smile to our face. On behalf of all of us, including the teams in Argentta, Kingbird and of course the hotel, the pleasure was ours and we look forward to you one day visiting again, perhaps for our weekend brunch! Until then. Warm Regards, Pascal Forotti Managing Director
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My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed out short staycation at the Watergate Hotel. Its been only 3 years since it was renovated and the effort shows. The front desk clerk was gracious enough to provide us an upgraded room on a higher floor with an outstanding view of the Potomac and Georgetown and we were offered a tour of the "scandal room used by G. Gordon Liddy by Zack, the Chief Bell Man. The tour was delightful, he's a polished guide who provided a number of keen insights into the operation. He has clearly done his homework. The "scandal room" is not only a bit of history and decorated back to the period but also a bit of a museum. I hadn't realized that the Hotel was within walking distance of Georgetown; we enjoyed the walk and shopping/nightlife there. In the morning I trekked next door to the Watergate Pastry Shop to buy their white chocolate mousse to enjoy with espresso from the in-room espresso machine for a light but indulgent breakfast in-bed. Sometimes I question whether a 5-Star Hotel deserves it's rating; for this one I don't. Its deserving of its recent Conde Naste Reader's Choice award
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Responded 6 days ago
paulbQ2473OP, We are humbled by both your review and the Conde’ Nast award and we thank you for taking the time to share such a thoughtful and thorough review of your recent Watergate experience. We are warmed to read that you enjoyed everything from the Scandal Room tour to the comforts and amenities provided within your own accommodations and we will be sure to share your kind words with Zack and the rest of our team. Our serene yet central location places the best of Washington just steps from our doors and we are elated to find that you explored all that awaits in Georgetown. We thank you once more for bestowing us with your magnificent review and we invite you to hurry back for another Washington retreat just as soon as you can. Warmest Regards, Pascal Forotti Managing Director
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Which popular attractions are close to The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
Nearby attractions include John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (0.3 miles), Potomac Park (0.3 miles), and The Next Whisky Bar (0.04 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, a rooftop bar, and free wifi.
Which room amenities are available at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kingbird, CIRCA at Foggy Bottom, and Farmers Fishers Bakers.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Watergate Hotel Georgetown offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Chinese.