Washington, D.C. is home to some of the most monumental buildings in the country from the White House to the Capitol Building, and all the museums and government buildings in between. But what do you look for in a place to stay when visiting such a famous city? Why, nothing less than the best boutique hotels in Washington, D.C. will cut it. We’ve compiled a list to help make your boutique hotel hunting even easier.
The Jefferson Hotel
Enjoy your stay in Washington, D.C. in one of the 99 individually decorated guest rooms at the five-star Jefferson Hotel located near the White House, National Geographic Society, and George Washington University. Treat yourself to the spa or any of the full-body treatments and facials during your stay. Unwind in the mahogany-accented lounge and bar.
The Graham Georgetown
Located in a gorgeous brick building in central Washington, D.C., guests will be close to The Old Stone House and the Museum of Contemporary Art. The decoration in the rooms at The Graham Georgetown is simple yet sophisticated. The roof-top bar and lounge offers beautiful views of the city and a wonderful place to sip a coffee or reminisce about your day over drinks.
“Rouge” in French means red, and you’ll see it as soon as you spot the Hotel Rouge on the street. The hotel, suites, and bar are stylish and bold – perfect for business and pleasure. Hotel Rouge is part of the Kimpton Hotel group, bringing savvy traveler boutiques to fit their needs.
With the name itself leaving you with ideas of casinos, champagne, and famous faces, this grand hotel radiates elegance and sophistication on the outside and bold glamour on the inside. Part of the Kimpton Hotel group, Hotel Monaco brings guests every comfort of home along with the spoils of a luxury hotel.
Fusing Italian and German design with the friendly American east coast hospitality, Hotel Lombardy is like the perfect cocktail of our favorite things. The distinguished, yet intimate hotel sits on the world-famous Pennsylvania Avenue, allowing travelers first-hand experience of the ambiance in the country’s capital.
Victorian elegance in the heart of D.C. is a luxury in itself. From the ceiling to the smallest details in the pillows, The Hay-Adams boutique hotel lives by the expression, “Where nothing is overlooked, but the White House.” The staff at The Hay-Adams prides themselves in making sure all guests feel nothing less than royalty.
The Hotel Madera doesn’t only have an enviable downtown location, but all the perks of a hotel you never knew you wanted. Free public bikes available for guests on a first-come, first-served basis to explore the monuments, ride along the river, and explore the unique neighborhoods. Speaking to the hearts of wine lovers,Hotel Madera offers a daily-hosted wine hour from 5-6 p.m. For those looking for a little peace away from it all, yoga mats are available in all guest rooms. And for the foodies, visit the hotel’s Firefly restaurant serving up contemporary American comfort foods.
Whatever it is that brings you to Washington, D.C., these hotels will make you wish you could stay longer. Finding that cozy, comfort that calls you back for more is what we hope you find in one of these boutique hotels.