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Room type

Superior Double Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelWashington, DC grande dame on Lafayette Square


Distinguished friend

Call it Washington's second-best address if you must, the Hay-Adams is nonetheless the grande dame of DC hotels; it sits across from the city's best address and, perhaps, shares some of its secrets.

Historic treasure

The Hay-Adams, which was built in 1928 and renovated in 2002, offers 24-hour room service, valet parking, and a business center.

Classical elegance

Guestroom niceties at The Hay-Adams include Frette luxury linens, canopy headboards with dimmer lighting, marble and brass bathrooms, and turndown service. High-speed Internet access is complimentary.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Hay-Adams in Washington, DC offers a distinguished address across Lafayette Square from the White House and 4 blocks from the National Mall.

Amenities include a complimentary 24-hour business center, 24-hour room service, and banquet facilities.

  • Total number of rooms - 145 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Turndown service 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free local calls 
  • Climate control 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Lafayette Room - Contemporary American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and Sunday brunch. Dinner Monday through Friday evenings. The Hay-Adams' Lafayette Room is elegant and sunny.

Off the Record Bar - Classic American dishes for lunch and dinner. The décor includes red-plush booths and walls decorated with caricatures of current political players—the drawings are changed regularly.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour 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 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in kg is 11, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25

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.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49 per day (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Hay-Adams is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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