64% Based on 316 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Washington awaits you at The Watergate Hotel. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find George Washington University and Georgetown Waterfront Park. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges, and a full-service spa.

All 336 individually furnished rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, espresso makers, and free newspapers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Premium bedding and pillow menus invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and slippers. Additionally, down comforters, free local calls, and free bottled water are available.

A relaxing visit to Argentta can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages along with body scrubs, facials, and aromatherapy. The Top of the Gate is the hotel's own rooftop bar. Enjoy the indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, spa tub, and steam room. 27000 square feet (2508 square metre) of event facilities include 10 meeting rooms and a conference centre, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business centre. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a rooftop terrace, and concierge services. Each morning full breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 11 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 5-star Foggy Bottom hotel include Lincoln Memorial and White House.

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£148 per night

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Extra large Double Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

64% of guests recommend out of 316 reviews

Excellent 233
Good 61
Average 18
Poor 4
Terrible 0
Value <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>5.0</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

Property Features

The Watergate Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business centre and meeting rooms. Event space at this hotel measures 27000 square feet (2508 square metre) and includes a conference centre. A fitness centre, a steam room, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the luxury The Watergate Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of The Watergate Hotel was completed in 2015. This 5-star Washington hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 336 guestrooms or units
  • 15 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • 10 conference rooms
  • 27000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2508 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1965
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Indoor pool

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) (8.9 km / 5.5 mi)
  • Train station: Washington Union Station (5 km / 3.1 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Watergate Hotel offers 336 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 47-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay films. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

The Top of the Gate – On-site rooftop bar. Open select days.

Whisky Bar – On-site cocktail bar. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a fitness centre. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Argentta 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 and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room. The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Number of treatment rooms 7
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 16 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 200 per pet, per stay
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 35 for adults, USD 12 and USD 33 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 52.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 200 per pet, per stay
  • Late check-out fee: USD 300
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50 per night

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

Hotel Names

You should know

  • One child 16 years old or younger stays 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.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

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