4.6 out of 5

Luxury hotel with health club in chic West End

A stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. places you in the heart of Washington, walking distance from George Washington University Hospital and Francis Pool.

This 5-star hotel is close to George Washington University and White House.

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 health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. 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.

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 
  • Health club 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • 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 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • 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) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  

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

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. offers 300 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels, video-game consoles, and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Washington hotel provides wired and wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. Microwaves, refrigerators, and in-room massages can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Microwave available
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Gaming console
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Westend Bistro - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

The Lobby Lounge - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

24-hour room service is available.

Breakfast

Room service is available around the clock.

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 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking 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

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

Accessibility

If you need to make requests for accessibility needs, please complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when booking your stay.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets: USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room

Policies

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

A cash deposit or credit 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.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

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You should know

Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.


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