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Willard InterContinental Washington, DC

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1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1047
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 06/24/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#11 of 153 hotels in Washington DC
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An iconic hotel listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Willard InterContinental Washington, D.C., is a world-class destination known for its rich history, luxurious accommodations, premier meeting spaces, and inventive cuisine. Often referred to as the "Residence of Presidents," this legendary property located in the heart of the nation's capital has welcomed U.S. presidents, foreign dignitaries, and celebrities, as well as has been the site of many historic moments in U.S. history for 200 years. Recently named among the top two "Best Hotels in Washington, D.C." by Travel + Leisure, Willard offers 335 spacious and elegantly appointed rooms and suites that exude a unique blend of contemporary luxury and historic charm.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Walking tours
Kids stay free
Books, DVDs, music for children
Car hire
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Paid wifi
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Personal trainer
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Highchairs available
Strollers
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun deck
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bidet
Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Radio
iPod docking station
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Spanish and 10 more
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dixiechicken2911 wrote a review Jul 25
Memphis, Tennessee1 contribution
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this hotel. You cannot beat the location, the stunning lobby, and the totally wonderful Round Robin Bar. BUT- and I don't go to the Willard to watch TV- but I think it's crazy that a 5 star, over $400/night hotel doesn't have a program guide on the tv. What in the world? I also think it is really bizarre there are no towel racks in the bathroom. I have stayed in this hotel 6 or 7 times so it's not an anomaly. But thde biggest thing is the tv program guide. I just thdink that is nuts.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: good thing about this hotel is that it is very quiet.
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Christi B wrote a review Jul 4
Orlando, Florida2 contributions
Hotel's Favorite
The location does not get better. This hotel is located in the heart of DC, within walking distance to most attractions. The hotel itself is beautiful if a tad intimidating on arrival. However, the friendliness of the staff is incomparable. The attention to detail sells the stay. I will definitely return.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Cruiser04525421200 wrote a review Jul 25
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The hotel is beautiful. It's an old building with historic significance. The room on the 12th floor was lovely for a three-night visit to DC. It's centrally located, close to the mall, the White House, and a metro stop. As we have not been on a vacation, we splurged on the hotel and enjoyed every bit of it. Morning breakfasts were excellent, albeit pricey (as is everything in DC, nearly). It's a better restaurant for breakfast than for dinner. Breakfast was lovely outside. We really lucked out with the weather. I loved the museum of the hotel at the back entrance. Peacock Alley is lovely place to sit and talk. The staff was exceptionally helpful. The bar is great for another look at history--it was Ulysses S. Grant's favorite place for spirits.
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travellevret wrote a review Jul 25
Frederick, Maryland4067 contributions243 helpful votes
It is a beautiful hotel with some great event spaces. The rooms was clean and comfortable with real marble and so on. Staff were friendly and professional. However, I was disappointed to have to wait a *long* time to collect luggage we had stored. There didn't seem to be enough staff working. I was also a bit astonished to have to search for outlets to plug in my phone. It's 2021! It's a five-star hotel! There could be outlets, maybe even usb ports in accessible locations. I do very much appreciate that we received two bottles of water in the room and that wifi is free. I didn't feel like I was being nickled and dimed. So it is nice, but at this price and class is perfection too much to ask?Also, not really ideal for family with a young child like us.
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Room Tip: Some rooms have better views than others. Ask for a view.
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baconrocks wrote a review Jul 25
Boston43 contributions19 helpful votes
We had an excellent stay at The Willard - room was very spacious and was what we had hoped for in a Junior Suite. Perhaps the highlight of the experience was Robert Watson - the best and most helpful concierge I have ever met. Helped with museum passes and tickets - and with lunch booking. An absolute gem.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$212 - $607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCUpper Northwest
NUMBER OF ROOMS
335
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Frequently Asked Questions about Willard InterContinental Washington, DC
Which popular attractions are close to Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
Nearby attractions include Nightly Spirits (0.04 miles), White House (0.2 miles), and Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
Conveniently located restaurants include Joe's Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab, Old Ebbitt Grill, and BLT Prime by David Burke.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center, a sauna, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Willard InterContinental Washington, DC 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 Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Chinese.
Are there any historical sites close to Willard InterContinental Washington, DC?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Arlington National Cemetery (2.3 miles), Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens (3.5 miles), and Anderson House (1.3 miles).