Delight in Decadence at D.C.'s Top Luxury Hotels

When staying at any hotel, you hope for a pleasant experience but when you choose a luxury hotel, the standards for your trip are significantly higher. Rooms must be spacious, well appointed and kept immaculate and staff should be ready to help with a number of different needs. Top-of-the-line restaurants and a number of other facilities such as spa treatments, lounges and fitness centers on-site are also coveted among the affluent travelers.

Since Washington, D.C. is familiar with catering to the powerful and elite, the district has a bevy of luxury hotels that will make your stay so relaxing, you may never want to leave.

If you are looking for old world elegance, you can't go wrong with choosing the Willard InterContinental which has been serving guests for more than 150 years.  

History and luxury wrap into one at The Jefferson Hotel which features a number of unique amenities fans of the abode's namesake will adore. Talk to the onsite historian, peruse leather-bound volumes in a book room dedicated to Jefferson's favorite subjects or see historical documents throughout the hotel.

For those seeking a more modern luxury abode, check out the Sofitel which features art deco inspired rooms with marble bathrooms with glass-enclosed showers.

Whether it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience or just another trip, these top D.C. luxury hotels will cater to your every need.




Park Hyatt Hotel Washington D.C.
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Sophisticated style is the best way to sum up the decor for this West End based-hotel. The 216 guest rooms and suites are decorated in a sleek, modern look yet they still give a warm, inviting vibe to guests. Grab a meal at the in-house...  Read More

Capella Washington, D.C. Georgetown
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How many times a day do you wish you had your own personal assistant? For those who stay at this Georgetown luxury hotel, you will have access to one 24/7. Located along the historic C&O Canal, this hotel features 49 guest rooms and 12 suites...  Read More



Offering a sophisticated haven of luxury and service in the heart of Washington, D.C., The Ritz Carlton features impeccable service for those staying in their 300 guest rooms including 32 suites as well as 267 deluxe rooms. Spacious, elegant...  Read More



Glamour meets tradition at the posh St. Regis hotel located just two blocks from The White House. Opened in 1926 by founder John Jacob Astor IV, the rooms have welcomed royalty, diplomats, celebrities and refined business travelers from all over...  Read More



This luxury hotel offers 237 comfortable art deco inspired rooms and suites with comfortable beds and marble bathrooms featuring glass-enclosed showers. Guests may head to ICI Urban Bistro to enjoy French cuisine with contemporary twist....  Read More



Welcoming guests and high profile clients since the 19th century, the Willard InterContinental is a grand, old school luxury hotel with a rich history including being the site where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his inspirational 'I Have...  Read More



With a breathtaking view of the Tidal Basin, this luxury hotel is within walking distance to the Jefferson Memorial and the Washington Monument. Of the 347 rooms and 53 suites, each blend Oriental elegance with a traditional American style...  Read More

The Hay Adams Hotel Washington D.C.
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Before Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States, he and his family stayed here for two weeks and you will understand why once you walk in the doors. Named for two prominent Washington, D.C. residents who once made their homes...  Read More

The Jefferson Hotel Washington D.C.
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Billed as Washington, D.C.'s most discerning luxury abode, The Jefferson Hotel offers so many different experiences for patrons that they won't find anywhere else. An in-house historian, a book room filled with leather-bound volumes on subjects...  Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.C.
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When you think of luxury, the Four Seasons will always come to mind and there is a reason for that. The 222 room hotel offers upscale, elegant accommodations and an attentive staff to cater to your every need. Dining options include Bourbon...  Read More


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