The Watergate Hotel

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
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Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar

Overview of The Watergate Hotel

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The Watergate Hotel

5.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Map
2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20037

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNational Mall8 min walk
  • Popular LocationLincoln Memorial17 min walk
  • Popular LocationGeorgetown University20 min walk
  • AirportWashington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National)13 min drive

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About this area

Washington

Located on the waterfront, The Watergate Hotel is in Foggy Bottom, a neighbourhood in Washington with great shopping. Vietnam Veterans Memorial and White House are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Tidal Basin and Georgetown Waterfront Park. Check out an event or a game at Capital One Arena, and consider making time for National Museum of Natural History, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transportation: Foggy Bottom Station is 7 minutes on foot.

What's nearby

  • George Washington University - 3 min walk
  • National Mall - 8 min walk
  • Kennedy Center - 9 min walk
  • Lincoln Memorial - 17 min walk
  • Georgetown University - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Foggy Bottom Station - 7 min walk
  • Alexandria Station - 12 min drive
  • Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Dish - 5 min walk
  • Sequoia - 6 min walk
  • Farmers Fishers Bakers - 7 min walk
  • Devon & Blakely - 8 min walk
  • Fiola Mare - 8 min walk

About this property

The Watergate Hotel

Luxury Washington hotel in Foggy Bottom, walk to Kennedy Center
A full-service spa, an indoor pool and a restaurant are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a sauna are on-site. All 336 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Comforts include premium bedding and down comforters, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as espresso makers and bathrobes. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
The Watergate Hotel offers 336 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 47-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include baths or showers, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottles of water. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

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

Argentta Spa 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.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (surcharge)
  • Valet parking on site (USD 58.00 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking on site (USD 58 per night)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: USD 20-45 for adults and USD 12-33 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Free bike hire
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Private picnics
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (27000 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 7 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Bath or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 47-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 300

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 200 per pet, per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Free rollaway/extra beds!
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 33.34 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Fitness centre access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room bottled water
  • In-room coffee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 20 and USD 45 for adults, and USD 12 and USD 33 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 58.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking fee: USD 58 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 200 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: USD 300 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)
Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Watergate Hotel Washington
Watergate Hotel
Watergate Washington
The Watergate Hotel Hotel
The Watergate Hotel Washington
The Watergate Hotel Hotel Washington

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 596 out of 975 reviews
5 - Excellent 61%
Rating 4 - Good. 199 out of 975 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 75 out of 975 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 56 out of 975 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 49 out of 975 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Liked: Amenities
For a 5 star hotel, I was disappointed in the service and the room I received. I checked in at 5:30 only to be told that the room was not ready. After waiting for another 20 minutes and watching other people get their room, I had to ask for an explanation and another room. My room became available after a few minutes of the desk attendant searching for a new room. When I asked her about the wait, she said that it was because they were waiting for the manager to inspect it. Since I used the valet, my bags were taken and were waiting at the concierge station. When I received the key and went to retrieve my bags, there was no one available to give them to me. I expressed my frustration out loud and a gentlemen in a suit assisted me with my luggage. He listened to my frustration with the check in process and escorted my party to the room. I appreciate that he tried to make my experience better by apologizing and sending an extra umbrella and bottle of wine to the room. I reserved a premium double room with a balcony. The balcony was flooded from the rain. The water didn’t have anywhere to drain. Also, the pillows for the chairs were still outside and there was trash on the balcony. One wall had pink stains on it. The bathroom only had enough towels for two people even though it was a double room. Throughout the night I could hear banging which turned out to be the unsecured partition. I also had noisy neighbors The coffee machine did not work. There was a long wait for the valet.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

2/5 Poor

Business traveller
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Overpriced, poor food, outdated, but decent service.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

1/5 Terrible

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Amenities
There was no VIP access or amenities given
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Decor was nice some areas were a little dark for my taste. Some furniture needed to be updated.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
it was so-so
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022