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Waltham Abbey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a vintage luxury hotel at its best. Location is right outside the White House. Business centre staff helpful. Lunch was amazing. First time I have ever been offered a choice of napkin colour to match my outfit!! The restaurant service was wonderful. The cranberry bread was out of this world. I loved the working mail shoot! I am... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

My daughter and I spent three nights in this elegant hotel overlooking the White House at the beginning of July. We were absolutely delighted by the personalised welcome, the excellence of the service and the extreme courtesy and kindness of the staff. The concierge was extremely helpful for the organisation of our visits. The room was spacious and charming. Absolutely... More 

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Glenwood spings
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was invited for a business reception. We were Warmly received, enjoyed delicious food and attentive service. The view of the White House from the top floor was amazing. Top notch staff - polished and refined yet unpretentious.

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

Dear Hrconference, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience on Top of the Hay. I am so pleased you were able to experience to breathtaking views and delightful staff. We hope to see you back here soon! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hay is quite charming with service to match. No stone left unturned, nor door not opened for you (literally). Rooms are pristine and bed comfy. It's always impressive to turn right out of the front door and see the White House. Highly recommended.

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

Dear Kari, I am delighted to hear your time at The Hay-Adams was enjoyed. We greatly enjoy when guests leave satisfied, like you, and enjoy even more when we are made aware. We too are still impressed and taken back with our views. We hope to see you soon! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager More 

Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fairly small rooms, super small bathrooms, limited lobby Space, lots of people working in hotel but no personal Connection With anyone. No SPA and no pool. Tiny Gym. Pricy Food, that took forever to arrive, especially at breakfast (no buffet) and was plain

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

Dear Camilla M, The feedback about your recent stay at the Hay-Adams is greatly appreciated. As a historic building, we do face certain size restraints and limitations. I am so sorry that your stay was not all that you expected. We do hope that we will be given the opportunity to make it up to you in the future! Sincerely,... More 

Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful hotel, great location and excellent service. The beds are really comfortable and luxerious. The service in the restaurant is really a wonderful experience. So many pretty details and touches make this hotel with the money.

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

Dear Yona G, I appreciate you taking the time out of your day to write about your time at The Hay-Adams. What a delight that you were able to enjoy a meal at the Lafayette Dining Room. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We all hope to see you back at The Hay very soon! Sincerely, Hans Bruland... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is beautiful and the staff are super friendly. There was always doormen waiting to help you get a taxi or answer your questions. You are 2 blocks from the White House. Ask for a room on the top floors facing Lafette Park , which will give you a view of the White House. Must do cocktails downstairs in... More 

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2 Thank Neumon G
HansBrulandHA, General Manager at The Hay-Adams, responded to this review

Dear Neumon G, Thank you for taking the time to review The Hay-Adams. As always, we truly appreciate when guests take time to let us know about their stay. So pleased you were able to enjoy cocktails in Off the Record, it is always a wonderful time. We hope to see you soon! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hay Adams exudes luxury. The meeting room on the roof is the perfect place for an event. The rooms are as comfy as old southern couches and the staff attends to every detail. Luxury does have a price and this is worth it.

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

Dear buckclose, Thank you for the 5 star review! How wonderful to hear you enjoyed the meeting space on Top of the Hay. The views are truly unmatched. The next time you are in DC we hope to see you! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely a must when going to DC! Excellent service by the front desk, concierge, maid service and valet. Our room was beautiful and impeccably clean. Definitely get a balcony room. Definitely visit the bar in the bottom of the hotel "off the record" great service and excellent people watching. Location could not be any better. Enjoy!

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

Dear sarahreinecke, Thank you for leaving this delightful review. I will let the staff know that all of their hard word and dedication does not go unnoticed! I am so pleased you were able to stop by Off the Record. The drinks are delicious and the experience is a one of a kind. We hope to see you back here... More 

Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best thing about this hotel is the lovely view overlooking the White House, Washington Monument, and Jefferson Memorial if you request the southern side view...in addition to the fabulous location for walking to most of the main tourist attractions, monuments, and museums. Rooms are very traditional and elegant, and service is impeccable. We love the historical feel, the immense... More 

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

Dear momsuptoolate, Thank you for the 5 star review! I must agree, the location of the Hay-Adams is perfect to see the monuments, museums, and any other tourist attraction DC has to offer. How wonderful to know you have been a returning customer for over five decades! We find that so special. Until next time! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Washington's landmark residence of choice for visitors to our nation's capital. The Hay-Adams, a luxury boutique hotel, is as close as you can get to staying at the White House without a personal invitation from the President. Originally designed in the 1920s as a residential hotel, The Hay-Adams carefully emulates the ambiance of a distinguished private mansion on Lafayette Square. The 145-room boutique hotel in Washington, DC features 21 luxury suites with stunning views of Lafayette Park and the White House. All of our guest rooms exhibit the perfect combination of heritage, luxury, contemporary comfort and technology. Ideally situated in Lafayette Square and steps away from many of Washington D.C.'s famous attractions, The Hay-Adams is the premier destination for leisure and business travelers alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hay-Adams

Address: 16th & H Sts. NW, One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC 20006
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $358 - $750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Hay-Adams 5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
The Hay-Adams Hotel Washington Dc
Hay Adams Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#4 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#12 Business Hotel in Washington DC
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