"Inspite of being away from home for Christmas, our short stay at the Marriot Wardman Park more than compensatesd. We well greeted and well taken care ... " More

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Hotel Description

At Washington Marriott Wardman Park you'll be 1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Smithsonian's National Zoo and 3.9 km (2.4 mi) from White House. Highlights at this hotel include 3 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and an outdoor swimming pool.

All 1152 rooms feature WiFi, Smart TVs, and coffee/tea makers. Premium bedding and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. 24-hour room service, free weekday newspapers, and video-game consoles are also available.

Enjoy the fitness center, kids' club, and sauna. Business travelers can take advantage of meeting rooms, a business center, and limo/town car service. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Buffet breakfast is available. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

You'll be 4.5 km (2.8 mi) from Lincoln Memorial and 4.8 km (3 mi) from Ford's Theater with a stay at this 3.5-star Northwest hotel.

Room, 1 King Bed (Center or Park)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$120 per night

Room, 1 King Bed (Concierge, Center Tower, Top Floor)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View, Tower

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom, Tower

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Tower

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Washington Marriott Wardman Park ratings based on 59 Verified Reviews

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

Spending Christmas in DC with familyi

Pros: Location and services
Cons: Don’t change a thing
Inspite of being away from home for Christmas, our short stay at the Marriot Wardman Park more than compensatesd. We well greeted and well taken care of by all staff from the doorman, the staff and above all we received anupgrade of our room and services. the location is ideal and there are plenty of street parking. One can also access the M almost on site and a easy ride to the airport or DuPont circle for shopping. we have been coming to this hotel two or three times a year for over 10+ years since grandchildren attend school close-by for grandparents day etc. we highly recommend this Hotel.

Posted by , from Boston, MA on Dec 27, 2017

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1 out of 5

Mouse trap

f I could rate this hotel less than a one star, I would. Upon arrival in my first room, I found a mouse trap with something in it. Serious health code violation, not to mention extremely dangerous with a child in my room. The front desk showed zero concern and the bell staff had no urgency to help relocate us. The situation was handled in an unprofessional manner. I called downstairs several times only to be transferred to no one, placed on hold on multiple occasions and then disconnected. Management never returned my phone calls and would only address the issue three days later when I refused to leave the front desk until someone finally spoke to me. Separately, my second room had a sink and a bath tub that remained backed up. Nothing in the room had been properly cleaned to a point that I would feel comfortable using, so I cleaned it myself. Public restrooms were filthy, duck taped and soap dispensers were empty. This hotel is disgusting and the customer service is even worse.

Posted by on May 1, 2017

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1 out of 5

Beautiful location. Terrible experience

First room had a mouse. To "make it right" they moved us to a smaller room at the end of a long dark hallway. Parking garage was filthy. At 45.00 a night to self park you'd think they would at least empty the garbage but the same rotting food was there for multiple days. One bright point was a front desk attendant Gerard noticed we had received no compensation for our hassle and provided concierge lounge passes for out last day.

Posted by on Apr 30, 2017

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2 out of 5

A Murphy bed?

Pros: The staff was very pleasant.
The wing of the room that I stayed in is going to be converted into condos, so it's clear why it was neglected. The decor was extremely dated, musty, and the bed was a Murphy bed (pulls down from a wall mount). I didn't check in until 1 am, so I was too tired to make a fuss. I'm a Marriott club member and more than a little surprised that I was given a room that harkens to the 1920s. My colleagues stayed in the modern part of the hotel and thought that it was adequate.

Posted by on Apr 29, 2017

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4 out of 5
Pros: The lobby.
Cons: More staffing for the restaurant, Stone's Throw.
Location: Location was great.
The hotel was too big for us. Also, we were supposed to have breakfast as part of our stay, but we stood in line for about 20 minutes and gave up! We were not a "Stone's Throw" from the line.

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017

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5 out of 5


Cons: Nothing
LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS HOTEL!!!!!!!!!!! Staff was so nice and friendly. Hotel was beautiful. Pool was fun. Housekeeping was WONDERFUL!!! Would definitely stay here again. GREAT HOTEL!!

Posted by , from rhode island on Aug 22, 2016

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5 out of 5

DC Weekend

Pros: Very well appointed and easy to get to.
Cons: The parking was outrageous. In all my life I have never paid that much to park.
Location: Easy to get to restaurants, places like the zoo, National Catherdral.
Loved the location of the hotel which was very close to our granddaughter. Thought the grounds of the hotel were beautiful with all the flowers in bloom. Had chance to visit some of the iconic places in DC.

Posted by , from Cary,NC on Apr 26, 2016

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5 out of 5

Great Hotel

They were very accomadating. We had a really busy schedule while we were in town so it made our trip a whole a lot easier and we appreciate it. Thank you!

Posted by , from Tyler, TEXAS on Sep 25, 2015

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3 out of 5

Not bad but could be better

Pros: We got an excellent price on the hotel and flight through Travelocity. It is a short bus ride to the National Zoo. The refrigerator was nice to have.
Cons: The upholstered chair was stained and kind of gross.
Location: The hotel is on the L1 and L2 bus line and the Metro red line. There is a good variety of restaurants. The zoo is uphill form the hotel.
This was our second stay at this hotel. We like it because it is close to the Metro and the National Zoo. There are several restaurants nearby as well as a Dunkin's and a CVS. The restaurants in the hotel are very pricey. It is a huge hotel so be prepared for a long walk to your room. It is also on a hill so if you are carrying bags up from the Metro you need to be reasonably fit. The only free Wi-Fi is in the lobby and it is a little slow. The shower has 2 soap dishes. The higher one is just the right height to hit a kid in the head. He did that twice. The staff were helpful and polite. The double beds are small for 2 people. Queen would be better.

Posted by , from Massachusetts on Jul 7, 2015

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5 out of 5

Great place & location!

Loved our stay here. The metro station is right in front. The national zoo is a close walk. Room was exactly as described.

Posted by , from Phoenix, AZ on Oct 29, 2013

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About the Washington Marriott Wardman Park

Location 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

Property Features

Washington Marriott Wardman Park offers its guests an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. A children's club, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Washington Marriott Wardman Park. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star Washington hotel is smoke free.

  • 1152 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 63 conference rooms
  • Built in 1928
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Kid's club
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) (12.3 km / 7.6 mi)
  • Train station: Washington Union Station (6.1 km / 3.8 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Washington Marriott Wardman Park offers 1152 air-conditioned accommodations with video-game consoles and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Smart televisions come with pay movies and Netflix. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Washington hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Refrigerators and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Smart television
  • Premium channels
  • Netflix
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Gaming console
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

Washington Marriott Wardman Park has 3 restaurants on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The hotel provides a fitness room that offers 10 treadmills, several stair machines, exercise bikes, and resistance equipment. Guests can stroll the hotel's spacious grounds, which are carefully landscaped each season.

The hotel is 3 blocks from the wooded hiking, biking, and riding trails of Rock Creek Park. The 18-hole Hains Point golf course is 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) away, on the banks of the Potomac River. The course also includes a 2-tier driving range and a miniature-golf course.

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests who book breakfast inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for 2 adults only. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


  • Check-out by 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 not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets: USD 150 per pet, per stay


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.

Rollaway/extra beds are not permitted in rooms with 2 double beds. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 22.95 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 45 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 50 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per pet, per stay

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

Hotel Names

  • Marriott Wardman
  • Marriott Wardman Hotel
  • Marriott Wardman Hotel Washington Park
  • Wardman
  • Wardman Marriott
  • Washington Marriott Wardman Park
  • Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Washington Dc
  • Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
  • Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
  • Marriott Wardman Park

You should know

  • 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.


Stay For Breakfast
Stay in selected rooms and receive daily breakfast for two adults and children under 13.
Extra-person charges apply for additional adults and include breakfast.
This promotion is valid for on-site breakfast from the hot buffet, full menu, or room service. Guests must book the “Stay for Breakfast” room type. Promotion may not be available on all days. Not combinable with other promotions.