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White House/Downtown

W Hotel, Washington D.C.

515 15th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C., 20004, United States
TEL: (202) 661-2400

The W Washington, D.C. Hotel is the place to see the nation's capital: The Point of View Terrace provides notable views of the Washington Monument, White House, Pentagon, and Potomac River. Originally the Hotel Washington, this Beaux-Arts building hosted the likes of John Wayne, Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin during its 90 years. Celebrities continue to stay in the Dianna Wong-designed accommodations and enjoy Jean-Georges Vongerichten's steakhouse fare, as well the restaurant's 24-foot vaulted ceilings with views of the White House Gardens. Although the 317 rooms are smaller than the average hotel rooms in D.C., each includes the W-bed, accentuated by a backlit headboard, a white chaise lounge, and the latest tech (free Wi-Fi is only available in the Living Room lounge, though). The hotel is also home to Bliss Spa, and feature W's Whatever/Whenever Service: "Whatever you want. Whenever you want it. (as long as it's legal)."

Room to Book:

On the elevated eighth, ninth, and tenth floors, the "fantastic suites" offer the closest views of the White House, while still remaining quiet from the highly trafficked 15th Street below.

Insider Tip:

This building was featured in The Godfather Part II and No Way Out.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Business Center
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Meeting Room
  • Pet Friendly
  • Parking Available
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 317

Number of Suites:

Number of Bars: 3

Year Opened: 1917



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