64.0% Based on 781 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

5-star luxury hotel near Kennedy Center

Close to airport

Within a 15-minute walk of this Foggy Bottom hotel, you'll find Kennedy Center and Georgetown Waterfront Park. Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Lincoln Memorial are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Luxury amenities

A full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an indoor pool are all featured at this luxury hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Make the most of the fitness center and a rooftop terrace, and relax with drinks at one of the 3 bars/lounges.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 336 individually furnished guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities include minibars, premium bedding, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$199 per night

Deluxe King Room w/ Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

One Bedroom Suite-King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premier Double/Double with Balcony and Riverview

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe King with a Riverview

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premier King w/Riverview and Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

The Watergate Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event space at this hotel measures 27000 square feet (2508 square meters) and includes a conference center. A fitness center, a steam room, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the luxury The Watergate Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star Washington hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 336 guestrooms or units
  • 15 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • 10 conference rooms
  • 27000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2508 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1965
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) (8.9 km / 5.5 mi)
  • Train station: Washington Union Station (5 km / 3.1 mi)
  • Metro station: Foggy Bottom Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Watergate Hotel offers 336 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 47-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

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

The Top of the Gate - Onsite rooftop bar. Open select days.

Whisky Bar - Onsite cocktail bar. Open daily.

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

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room, a fitness center, and complimentary bicycles.

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

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Ice skating on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Argentta has 7 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 hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Number of treatment rooms 7
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Sports massage
  • 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 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 16 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 200 per pet, per stay
  • 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 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.

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

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 28.70 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water

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 15 and USD 35 for adults, USD 12 and USD 33 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 52.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking fee: USD 52 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 200 per pet, per stay
  • Late check-out fee: USD 300 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Watergate Hotel Washington
  • Watergate Hotel
  • Watergate Washington

You should know

  • One child 16 years old or younger stays 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.
  • 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).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.