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The Watergate Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed here over the weekend for a staycation. The hotel is beautiful and the views are amazing. There is a spa, but we couldn't get any nail services because the tech wasn't there. The pool was nice and the top of the gate bar was cool. The restaurant food was good, but the service was terrible. The front desk...

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Wilton, Connecticut
Reviewed yesterday NEW

All great the the GATE, attentive service and helpful staff. We did require a plumber, when the A/C condensation saturated the carpet overnight. I enjoyed calling the front desk and suggesting they find a plumber ! Had Nixon been alive, I would have suggested asking him for a referral! PS - the rooftop bar is a bit of a scene...

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Thank Buck B
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a nice stay at The Watergate Hotel, definitely 5 star service! Rooms are on the small side but spotless & very modern. The bathroom was amazing! Nice quiet rooms, very friendly & helpful staff. We had a beautiful view of the Potomac from our room. Would definitely stay here again.

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Thank Marion D
Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marion, The only view at The Watergate is a water view and we are elated to find that the vistas from your room provided the perfect backdrop to a luxurious Washington experience. We thank you for taking the time to share your comments, especially those highlighting the gracious hospitality provided by our team, as we know it is their...

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was mothers day in my country and the Reception had a great detail with my mother they sent to the room a really nice detail with truffes and maccarones with a nice flower arragement, was a great detail.

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hadachalada, As you discovered, it’s all in the details at The Watergate and we were thrilled to bring a smile to your mother’s face. We were delighted to welcome you both and we hope we have the chance to do so again one day soon. Yours in Hospitality, Oscar Postma Hotel Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Nice decent room but not hugely different from a Hilton. Carried own suitcase out of car. Roof bar far too busy due to 2/3 being annexed for a corporate event. Area not the best for local entertainment. Service desk very helpful. Quiet rooms.

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Craig, Warm greetings from Washington and thank you for sharing your review. Your kind words regarding our Watergate colleagues at the front desk are most appreciated though we regret to learn that the high level of hospitality enjoyed there was not consistent upon your arrival in the driveway. We thank you for sharing this feedback with us so that...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you want to stay in a BEAUTIFUL hotel, The Watergate is the place for you. We were just blown away by the marble walls, the 2,500 Whiskey bottles that surround and make up the lobby bar, the unusual chairs that are different in every room, the roof-top bar with a wonderful view of the Potomac River, with planes flying...

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pollye786, It was a pleasure to spoil you and a delight to find your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us from start to finish and that your visit included experiences beyond just the luxuries of your room. As you discovered, Kingbird Restaurant, The Next Whisky Bar and Top of the Gate have all...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel has been redone with midcentury fixtures and furnishings. Bed is very comfortable with very nice lighting. The bar and restaurant were great with very good service. Stayed there twice so far. Service is very attentive all over hotel.

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fran, It’s been a delight to welcome you time and again and we are thrilled to be your new home-away-from-home for your frequent travels to Washington. We are thrilled that our innovative design and gracious hospitality continue to impress and we hope that we have the chance to see you again in the weeks and months ahead. Warm Regards,...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's just awesome. I love the Top of the gate and kingbird restaurant plus the whiskey bar. Great Spa & fitness center. All in all the staff & hotel GM is very professional. It's very good place for event.

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Henok, We always treasure reviews from guests who have experienced our property in full. From our Kingbird Restaurant to Argentta Spa, we encourage guests to ensure that they have taken advantage of every experience that is available. We are thrilled to read that we left you impressed and we hope that we can welcome you again one day soon....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start off by touching upon the wonderful service provided by the incredible staff at The Watergate Hotel. From the moment we arrived until we left, we felt the love from the staff. With particular accolade for Mr. Eliott Brodin. He was kind enough to spend a considerable amount of time helping us to map out our day in...

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Akash, As you discovered, our Watergate colleagues take great joy in going above and beyond and helping to craft magical Washington moments and reading of your experience and interactions with Elliot and the rest of our team certainly pulls at our heart. We are delighted that you enjoyed everything about your visit, from our vibrant yet serene location that...

Reviewed 1 week ago

All excellent: early check-in accommodation, GREAT room, GREAT room service, GREAT decor and super friendly and helpful staff. Perfect location. My only criticism was that the mini bar was not well stocked, and on a par with other deluxe hotels, OUTRAGEOUSLY expensive snacks....bring your own! I'll DEFINITELY be back to the Watergate for sure.

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Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mario, It warms us to read what a wonderful visit you enjoyed and we thank you for taking the time to share your comments for us and others who might be considering a Watergate experience. We appreciate your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you again one day soon. Warm Regards, Oscar Postma Hotel Manager

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE RETURN OF A LEGEND - A LUXURIOUS URBAN RESORT LOCATED ALONG THE BANKS OF THE POTOMAC RIVER. MODERN DESIGN BLENDS WITH A STORIED PAST TO REDEFINE LUXURY. Completely rebuilt following an extensive $125 million renovation, The Watergate Hotel, originally built in 1961 on the banks of the Potomac River, exemplifies Washington DC past and present. From the flowing avant-garde architecture, built to compliment the mighty Potomac, to the elegant redesign of the interior of the hotel, The Watergate is a true DC landmark. An American icon, situated just steps away from Georgetown, the capital's most chic and exclusive neighborhood and centrally located to all of DC's attractions. The Watergate Hotel's 336 guest rooms and suites define luxury with lavish finishes, sleek furniture and lush bedding, all artfully chosen with the guest in mind. Custom-made bath amenities, exclusively created by La Bottega, perfectly complement the floor-to-ceiling marble bathrooms. Champagne in hand, guests can revel in these extravagant surroundings while taking in striking views of the Potomac River on private balconies. Located on the lobby level, an undulating copper wall leads you from the lobby to the dignified whisky bar, illuminated by a soft amber glow and filled with a selection of the world's finest spirits. The Top of the Gate, a soon-to-be iconic rooftop bar, has unrivaled 360-degree panoramic views-with charming Georgetown waterfront views in one direction and The Washington Monument in the other. See and be seen in the restaurant's casual portion, where you can soak in views of the Potomac River from an outdoor terrace, or enjoy the refined elegance of Washington's heyday in its more formal dining setting. The Watergate Hotel takes the classic elegance and bold mid-century modern design and refreshes it with all of the extravagance and warmth of a true luxury lifestyle hotel. From the tranquil spa and the state-of-the-art fitness center, to the indoor pool and dining venues, this one-of-a-kind hotel pays tribute to its own storied past, while paving the way for a new chapter to be written. ... more   less 

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Address: 2650 Virginia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1906
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
Price Range: RM1,163 - RM3,040 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Watergate Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 336
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“I'd avoid the rooftop, but all the rooms are good”
BuckB294, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a water facing room if available”
  • 8th Floor room
akashk_11, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Suite 229 ”
debaby62, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Would definitely recommend a room that faces the Potomac!”
caberic, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Take rooms on the right side facing Potomac.”
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