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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am compelled to write a review because of my outstanding experience both in staying at the Hay Adams and holding a large event in the Top of the Hay. The Top of the Hay overlooks the White House. The view couldn't be more spectacular. Our event coordinator was fantastic and was so accommodating with food selection and room and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My brother and I brought our parents to DC to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this past weekend, and we couldn't think of a better place for them to stay than at the Hay-Adams. This is truly a world class old school hotel in Washington. Staff at the hotel were obliging and delighted to help us plan the perfect anniversary... More 

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Sewaren, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location just a few yards from the White House. Quiet and relaxing. The staff is helpful and friendly. The reception desk personnel should smile more. The trainee there was the nicest. The door men are great. I enjoyed one expensive but very delicious breakfast. There are many good restaurants just one or two city blocks away. If your like... More 

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Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice, brief one- night stay at the Hay-Adams. The staff from beginning to end were polite, helpful, and nice to talk to. The room was small, but had a nice view of a church (unfortunately not a view of the White House). Bedding and mattress were very comfortable. Everyone was truly friendly. Th architecture, ceilings, and moldings... More 

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

Dear zzzzdoc1, Thank you for your 5 star review of the Hay-Adams. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, even if it was only for one night. Hopefully you are able to extend your stay the next time you are in town. Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Location, right in front of white house. You will be made feel at home by a welcoming staff.The rooms are dated as is expected from a building which is old. The beds could have been better. The bathrooms were relatively small for our convenience. Overall, worth the money for its location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel for 5 nights and can't think of a single element that was not excellent. The room was so comfortable, beds like clouds, and above all, it was quite. Each night they made up the couch pullout for our son, and he was beyond comfortable. The location is the best possible for taking in the DC... More 

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Amenities

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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 )
Things to do
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $359 - $766 (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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