InterContinental The Willard Washington D.C.

Washington DC, USA

The hotel

Nicknamed ‘The Residence of Presidents’, the name-dropping guestbook at this historic hotel backs-up its status as a DC ‘des res’. Some of that kudos is down to its address – on Pennsylvania Avenue, this district’s other notable residences include The White House, just one block away. Inside, The Willard InterContinental spills secrets of its 200 year history in its high-drama décor, from the uber-grand lobby to the regal ‘Peacock Alley’ (the ideal spot for afternoon tea). It may be perfectly positioned for sightseeing and restaurant-hopping, but they’ve also added time-wasting treats like a sumptuous spa and tempting dining and drinking spaces like their French-inspired brasserie, Café du Parc.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Families
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Close to City Centre
  • Restaurant

Where is it

In downtown Washington D.C, a short walk from The White House and other iconic monuments, memorials and museums on the National Mall. Transfer time from Washington International Airport: 20 minutes.

Hotel information

All rooms have air-conditioning, safe, bathrobes, complimentary newspaper, Illy coffee/tea maker, mini-bar*, TV, iHome radio, iron and board and hairdryer. Standard Rooms have 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Deluxe Rooms have views of the city or courtyard, and 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Superior King Rooms have 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Executive Suites are larger suites with spacious bedroom, separate living area and dining table for up to 4 people. The master bedroom has 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Cafe du Parc (French brasserie, open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner). Round Robin Bar. Peacock Alley (serving afternoon tea). Le Bar (pastries and hot beverages). Room service*. Fitness centre. Spa*. Kids' concierge programme including in-room amenities, in-room dessert amenity, library offering a book to borrow for duration of stay, board games and toys to borrow, and family-friendly history tours of The Willard on Saturdays (subject to availability. Complimentary car service within a 3-mile radius. Valet-parking CA$55 plus tax, per day (payable locally, subject to change). Complimentary WiFi.

*Denotes local charge.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Tea in Peacock Alley

May 18, 2019 giplomacy Washington DC, District of Columbia

Wonderful tea in peacock alley. Would have given 4.5 stars if TripAdvisor enabled that. Thank you to Mizan Werede for the great service and going out of her way when we noted we were celebrating something.
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May 17, 2019 Randy and Geri B Bulverde Texas

What a beautiful hotel.. The service in every aspect was top notch. Highly recommend this hotel...Will definitely be back next time I need to travel to Washington D C. Near the White House and the Washington Monument. Located onn Pennsylvania Avenue this hotel is within walking distance to most of the historical attractions in DC.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Wonderful Hotel! Great Location!

May 16, 2019 Jeana28 Westfield, New Jersey

We really enjoyed our time at the Willard hotel. Visiting for my husband's birthday on a long weekend we selected the Willard for it's perfect location between the White House to the Lincoln Memorial and near other amazing historic sites and restaurants. It was a special treat for us and the service at the hotel was outstanding. There was a… Read more
We really enjoyed our time at the Willard hotel. Visiting for my husband's birthday on a long weekend we selected the Willard for it's perfect location between the White House to the Lincoln Memorial and near other amazing historic sites and restaurants. It was a special treat for us and the service at the hotel was outstanding. There was a small issue in the room we were originally assigned and without hesitation they upgraded us and the bellhops moved us quickly without inconvenience. It was fun to explore the hotel and walk down the historic hallway, have drinks at the infamous Round Robin Bar along with eat outside at the Park Cafe and watch the world go by. What a wonderful, beautiful hotel. Make your stay here. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Amazing Service! Kid friendly! Close to everything!

May 15, 2019 EricandNino Kearny, New Jersey

We loved the Willard! Michael Gerlich was very nice during check-in and answered all of our questions before we even asked them :) We had booked two rooms, one was a Deluxe King Room and the other, a Willard Room. The rooms were nice--very spacious and clean. The beds were comfortable. Turn down service was very nice. The location was amazing… Read more
We loved the Willard! Michael Gerlich was very nice during check-in and answered all of our questions before we even asked them :) We had booked two rooms, one was a Deluxe King Room and the other, a Willard Room. The rooms were nice--very spacious and clean. The beds were comfortable. Turn down service was very nice. The location was amazing as it was close to all the big sites, as well as shopping. All within walking distance and very safe. We unfortunately didn't get to go to the historic Round Robin or do Afternoon Tea at Peacock Alley (we hear it is one of the best in the U.S., hopefully comparable to the Ritz in London!), but we will surely go the next time we're there! The Willard also had a Kid Concierge where they had books and games that kids can borrow. My son borrowed three books, one of them was a Cars book and came with miniature cars for him to play with. He loved them so much! He was also given a "Duck Buck" when he borrowed the books and was given two more when he returned them. He then used those duck bucks to get a treat at Cafe du Parc! Duck Bucks can be redeemed for pastries, ice cream, or hot chocolate. My son chose the donut (their croissants, btw were fantastic too!). Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Amazing Hotel

May 14, 2019 Freedom58806404550 Virginia Beach, Virginia

The hotel is so beautiful and comfortable. Conveniently located. All of the staff were professional and courteous. Food was excellent. Highly recommend this hotel. I would definitely stay again on my next return trip!