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A stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. places you in the heart of Washington, minutes from George Washington University Hospital and close to George Washington University.

This 5-star hotel is close to White House and Lincoln Memorial.

Make yourself at home in one of the 300 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and minibars. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. 37-inch LCD televisions with premium TV channels provide entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this Beaux Arts hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests have access to a private health club on site (surcharge). The 100,000-square-foot Sports Club/LA features indoor basketball courts, 4 racquetball/squash courts, work-out equipment, personal trainers, and classes from Tai Chi to water aerobics. Guests under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to access the fitness center. Splash Spa is equippped with a sauna, steam room and spa tub, and offers reflexology, massages and body treatments.

The Lobby Lounge offers light fare, top-shelf liquors, an international wine list, and an extensive menu of single-malt scotches. The award-winning Westend Bistro serves dinner daily and lunch Monday through Friday. This property is smoke-free.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Express check-in 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 300 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 9.95 per day ), Wired internet access ( USD 9.95 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 9.95 per night ), Wired high-speed internet ( USD 9.95 per night )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Minibar 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Westend Bistro - This casual American bistro features fresh ingredients from local farmers when possible. Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (lunch is not served on weekends). Dinner is served nightly starting at 5:30 PM. Off the Hill Happy Hour at the Westend Bistro Bar is offered Monday through Friday from 5 PM to 7 PM.

The Lobby Lounge - Located adjacent to the hotel’s Main Lobby, The Lobby Lounge provides the perfect setting for cocktails and light fare. In addition to top shelf liquors and an international wine list, the menu of single malt scotches is among the best in the district. Open Sunday through Thursday 5 PM to Midnight, and Friday and Saturday 5 PM to 1 AM.

Blu Cafe - The small buffet-style restaurant serves sandwiches and drinks adjacent to the Sports Club. Guests can dine in the café, a bright space with full-length windows and a zebra-patterned rug, or in the TV lounge around the corner, which has turquoise easy chairs.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests have access to the 100,000-square-foot health club located on the hotel's 2nd floor (surcharge). The Sports Club/LA has 4 squash and racquetball courts, 4 basketball courts, an aerobics room, dozens of bikes, treadmills, stair machines, and an array of classes. Personal trainers are available, as are hair stylists, massage therapists, and manicurists (surcharges).

Children must be at least 16 years of age and accompanied by an adult to have access to the sports club. On Family Day (Sunday), children 6 months and older are welcome between 11 AM–3 PM.

3 blocks northwest of the hotel is 1,750-acre Rock Creek Park, with a stable and numerous walking, running, and biking paths. Mountain bikers enjoy pedaling along the C&O Canal towpath that begins 6 blocks west of the hotel in Georgetown.

Public tennis courts are 3 blocks from the hotel, next to a public playground. The nearest golf course is Hains Point, an 18-hole course about 3 miles away on the banks of the Potomac River. It has a two-tier driving range, as well as a miniature golf course that's on the National Register of Historic Places.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

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

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50 per night.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 9.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: USD 9.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 35 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 51 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50 per night
  • Facilities fee: USD 15 per person, per day and includes use of:
- Fitness facilities
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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