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 Thomas Muenzberg Stay

Apr 18, 2021 Thomas M Sacramento, California

Excellent stay at the Willard. The hotel was perfect and it was nice to see amenities like Room Service back in operation. I was not impressed with Café du Parc. Tried twice to get a table, once for lunch and once for dinner. Both times I waited quite some time before being helped and many tables were littered with glasses and dishes. Clearly… Read more
Excellent stay at the Willard. The hotel was perfect and it was nice to see amenities like Room Service back in operation. I was not impressed with Café du Parc. Tried twice to get a table, once for lunch and once for dinner. Both times I waited quite some time before being helped and many tables were littered with glasses and dishes. Clearly understaffed, no Hostess station and no clear guidance on how to get a table. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating The Grand Old Dame

Apr 15, 2021 erik v Norfolk, Virginia

If you want to experience downtown DC and be near to all of it, the Willard is the nr 1 choice. The staff is bending over backwards to please you. A slight problem we encountered on our first night led to a upgrade to another corner room and a bottle of wine. Their park cafe has a beautiful outside garden to enjoy balmy evenings. Please consider… Read more
If you want to experience downtown DC and be near to all of it, the Willard is the nr 1 choice. The staff is bending over backwards to please you. A slight problem we encountered on our first night led to a upgrade to another corner room and a bottle of wine. Their park cafe has a beautiful outside garden to enjoy balmy evenings. Please consider taking the Willardfor your next outing to DC Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Unbelievable hotel

Apr 13, 2021 CL92214 Hamilton, New Jersey

Had a memorable weekend and surprised my parents with a stay here. So much history. Walkable to mall. Cherry Blossoms were beautiful. Rooms exceptions and all staff was very accommodating. It was a little hectic because holiday weekend and everyone happy to be able to travel. Exceptionally clean.
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Apr 13, 2021 littlem0u

Historically retained hotel. ! The workmenship stands out of the decorations. At the back of White House, the location is closed to everything. Workers are friendly and helpful, room service is excellent. You get all kind of supply to your needs.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating A charming hotel!!

Apr 12, 2021 Ricardo Otto L Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Even with the pandemic this 200 + year hotel maintains a charm, undergoing the hard times of the moment, but filled with nice staff, a cute cafe and a wonderful location!! The property has a great story and a very interesting small hi se torcí area.