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The Watergate Hotel
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Washington, District of Columbia US

The Watergate Hotel

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Iconic mid-century getaway.

Overlooking the Potomac River and Theodore Roosevelt Island, The Watergate Hotel is a chic historic hub for exploring downtown Washington DC. The hotel’s façade boasts avant-garde architecture and retro-chic staff uniforms.

Insider Tip

Be sure to partake in the historic Scandal Room Tour, which includes Room 214 that was used in the 1972 Watergate break-in.

Where You’re Staying

Rooms and suites are decorated with a mid-century modern aesthetic, including leather furnishings, wood accents, and stylish workspaces. Select suites include a separate living area and two step-out balconies with city and river views.

Where to Dine

Kingbird offers Mediterranean cuisine with a French Riviera twist. Savor a drink at The Next Whisky Bar. Enjoy a cocktail at Top of the Gate, a rooftop lounge with panoramic views.

Where to Relax

Swim in the indoor lap pool or unwind in the spa's sauna and steam room. Argentta Spa offers facials, massages, and body treatments, including the Argentta Seven Elements Ritual, a seven-part ritual with ingredients such as bioactive peat enzymes, antioxidant berries, and rose essential oil.

Worth Experiencing

Explore historic landmarks, such as the Georgetown Neighborhood or The National Mall. Picnic along the banks of the Potomac. Visit the Arts District and enjoy live theater, street performers, and murals. Attend a performance at the Kennedy Center, which is within walking distance of the hotel.

Restaurant and/or Bar
Spa On-Site
Fitness Center On-Site
Pool On-Site

2650 Virginia Avenue. Washington, District of Columbia 20037 United States

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Remember, Platinum Card Members receive:
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • Noon check-in, when available
  • 4:00 p.m. check-out guaranteed
  • Complimentary Wi‑Fi
Experience Credit

US$ 100 Property credit to be used during your stay

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