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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Grand Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Get an overview of this hotelLuxury DC hotel 2 blocks from Dupont Circle


Near Dupont Circle

This Washington, DC luxury hotel is in a shopping district, 2 blocks from Dupont Circle, 4 blocks from Georgetown, and 1 mile from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Service and style

The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Starwood Luxury Collection offers a fireplace lounge for drinks and dinner, room service, 24-hour fitness, and concierge services.

iPod® docks, flat-screen TVs

This hotel offers 259 guestrooms, each with high-speed Internet, radios with iPod® docking stations, flat-screen TVs, and signature beds with 300-thread-count linens.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This historic Massachusetts Avenue hotel sits amidst the mansions of Embassy Row, 2 blocks from Dupont Circle and within a mile of Georgetown. The hotel is within walking distance of The Phillips Collection, the Anderson House, Connecticut Avenue, and several restaurants and shops. A metro stop is 1.5 blocks away, with access to Connecticut Avenue shopping and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is less than 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.

The hotel's 24-hour fitness center offers a variety of cardio and strength-training equipment. Guests may dine in the hotel's inviting Fairfax Lounge; sit down to breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the Capitol Room; or avail themselves of room service. The Fairfax at Embassy Row has 7 conference rooms, with a combined total of 6,500 square feet (603 square meters) in meeting or event facilities. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas including the 24-hour business center.

The hotel offers overnight, daily, and dining valet parking for a surcharge. Self-parking is not available.

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 259 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Express check-in 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 604 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Year Built 1927 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6500 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 12.95 USD per day ), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

Capitol Room - American cuisine (made from all-natural ingredients) and affordable wines in a relaxed setting. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Host to the Capital Wine Festival. Full breakfast is available (surcharge).

Fairfax Lounge - Cocktail bar serving lunch, dinner, light fare, appetizers, happy hour, and exquisite beverage specials, this paneled room is an inviting place warmed by 2 fireplaces. Antique oars and model boats lend a nautical feel. The Lounge hosts wine tasting events and features an inspired menu of regional delights.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel's 24-hour fitness center offers a variety of cardio and strength-training equipment. The nearest golf course is the 18-hole Hains Point, less than three miles away on the banks of the Potomac River. Hains Point includes a two-tier driving range, as well as a miniature golf course listed 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 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


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 12.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 53 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

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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