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4.5 out of 5

"This hotel is fabulous! We loved everything about it (great price, wonderful location, new and excellent amenities). I would highly recommend staying ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 26 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Jefferson Memorial

Heart of Washington

Your stay at this District Wharf hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument. United States Capitol and Lincoln Memorial are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Luxury amenities

This luxury hotel features a full-service spa, a marina, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Unwind with a drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges and enjoy perks like a free area shuttle.

Free WiFi, iPod docks

The 278 guestrooms feature free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes. Other amenities include iPod docks, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$160 per night

Deluxe Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

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4 out of 5
New area for DC—fun to be there Staff was very helpful

Posted by on May 21, 2019

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Jun 3, 2019 by InterContinental Washington D.C. –The Wharf

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are elated with joy to hear that you had an excellent experience at our beautiful hotel. We hope to welcome you to the InterContinental Washington D.C. –The Wharf in the near future

5 out of 5

Posted by on May 3, 2019

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May 5, 2019 by The InterContinental The Wahrf

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 24, 2019

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Apr 5, 2019 by The InterContinental- The Wharf

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 9, 2019

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Apr 5, 2019 by The InterContinental- The Wharf

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5 out of 5
The staff is terrific and the restaurant is fabulous

Posted by on Mar 9, 2019

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Mar 9, 2019 by The InterContinental - The Wharf

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 18, 2019

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Apr 5, 2019 by The InterContinental- The Wharf

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5 out of 5
Beautiful as expected waterfront location. Great food and fun all a walk away

Posted by on Feb 3, 2019

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Feb 4, 2019 by InterContinental Washington D.C. –The Wharf

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are elated with joy to hear that you had an excellent experience at our beautiful hotel. We hope to welcome you to the InterContinental Washington D.C. –The Wharf in the near future

3 out of 5
Front desk staff was awful. Sour face and not communicative.

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019

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Jan 6, 2019 by The InterContinental the Wharf

We're sorry we have not met your expectations so far. Please let us know what we can do to make your stay more pleasant.

5 out of 5
May stay was unbelievable, I can't come up with a single negative thing, the room was great, the service was excellent and the location was amazing!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2019

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Jan 2, 2019 by The InterContinental the Wharf

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4 out of 5
Great location within walking distance to many attractions. Recommend visiting seafood city. However the bathroom was not very clean. There was mildew in the shower and stains on the towels my biggest pet peeve. Why hang towels that are stained. There was hair in the bathroom. I was expecting more yet I would return for a better room.

Posted by on Dec 23, 2018

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Dec 26, 2018 by The InterContinental The Wharf

We're sorry we have not met your expectations so far. Please let us know what we can do to make your stay more pleasant.

About the InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

Location 801 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC 20024

Property Features

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf offers its guests a full-service spa, a marina, and an outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Event space at this hotel measures 17000 square feet (1579 square meters) and includes conference space. A 24-hour fitness center, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf. A free area shuttle within 2.00 mi is available. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Washington hotel is smoke free.

  • 278 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • 17000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1579 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2017
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) (6.9 km / 4.3 mi)
  • Train station: Washington Union Station (3.6 km / 2.2 mi)
  • Metro station: L'Enfant Plaza Station (0.9 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 2.00 mi
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf offers 278 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 50-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Washington hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. Refrigerators and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

Kith and Kin - This restaurant specializes in African cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Waves - Onsite rooftop bar. Open daily.

Watering Hole - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Spa Services

Spa by L'Occitane has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

 

  • A city tax will be collected at the property upon arrival. The city tax ranges from JPY 100-200 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. The tax does not apply to nightly rates under JPY 10,000. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 0 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 58 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Early check-in fee: USD 75 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 100.00 (subject to availability)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Intercontinental Washington D.c. Wharf Hotel
  • Intercontinental D.c. Wharf Hotel
  • Intercontinental Washington D.c. Wharf
  • Intercontinental D.c. Wharf

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in September.
  • Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.