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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We hosted a meet at the Top of the Hay conference room, overlooking the White House. It was a spectacular view! Even more, the banquet sit down lunch was fantastic. My filet, veggies and dessert was top notch. Good and beverage service for the event were also top notch. The lobby attendants made every guest feel like a VIP.

1 Thank Roger T
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

My daughter and I spent three nights in this elegant hotel overlooking the White House at the beginning of July. We were absolutely delighted by the personalised welcome, the excellence of the service and the extreme courtesy and kindness of the staff. The concierge was extremely helpful for the organisation of our visits. The room was spacious and charming. Absolutely... More 

9 Thank jean-louis e
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Raleigh, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrival was flawless with impeccable service. The hotel is on the smaller side but with very nice details. Rooms are more spacious than one would expect. Dining facility is also very nice although the only meals we ate here were breakfast. The location is in the heart of DC and convenient to all most will visit.

2 Thank Lamar J
Seaford, Delaware
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We spent the weekend at the Hay-Adams to celebrate my birthday. Having lived in the D.C. Area for 50 years, the Hay-Adams was a place I always wanted to stay. Finally had the opportunity to stay here and it did not disappoint! The service is wonderful, from the greeting as we got out of the car, to the warm check... More 

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Park City, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A Five Star Experience. Great location to the White House and other historic locations. Access to local businesses for shopping and dining was also a plus. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a unique destination.

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Idar-Oberstein, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I always had my choice in DC, this is where I'd choose to stay. Comfortable, clean, and timelessly elegant rooms, staff who know what you need before you do, and a bar that can't be beat. If you have the opportunity, stay here. The best in DC.

4 Thank nkersey
New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel steps from the white house. Rooms and bathrooms can be a bit small given older nature of hotel and building. But amenities are great. Breakfast is delicious with lots of great healthy options including smoothies. Service is very good. Beds comfy.

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Bryn Mawr, PA
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123 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To say that the Hay-Adams is an outstanding property with superb, discreet service does not do the hotel justice. It is simply perfect. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel special and valued as guests. The opulent one-bedroom, two-bath corner suite to which we were upgraded overlooked Lafayette Park, the White House and the Washington Monument, and... More 

3 Thank BrynMawrBK
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights from November 10th to November 14th and it truly was a fantastic hotel. We arrived quite late and our room was upgraded for free! The service is second to none and nothing is too much trouble. The hotel is exquisitely decorated, the rooms are quiet, extremely comfortable, incredibly big with fantastic views of DC.... More 

4 Thank Stephen C
Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always had the Hay Adams on my list of hotels to stay at in Washington. Finally had the chance last week. Beautiful hotel, awesome location and some of the best service I have had at a non-resort hotel. For an older property, the building is impeccably maintained and the rooms are wonderful. Staff response is amazing. I think they will... More 

3 Thank Timothy F

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Washington's landmark residence of choice for visitors to our nation's capital. The Hay-Adams, a luxury boutique hotel, is as close as you can get to staying at the White House without a personal invitation from the President. Originally designed in the 1920s as a residential hotel, The Hay-Adams carefully emulates the ambiance of a distinguished private mansion on Lafayette Square. The 145-room boutique hotel in Washington, DC features 21 luxury suites with stunning views of Lafayette Park and the White House. All of our guest rooms exhibit the perfect combination of heritage, luxury, contemporary comfort and technology. Ideally situated in Lafayette Square and steps away from many of Washington D.C.'s famous attractions, The Hay-Adams is the premier destination for leisure and business travelers alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hay-Adams

Address: 16th & H Sts. NW, One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC 20006
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $488 - $931 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Hay-Adams 5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
The Hay-Adams Hotel Washington Dc
Hay Adams Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#12 Business Hotel in Washington DC
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