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Florham Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the minute our car pulled up at the entrance, the doorman was there with a smile and warm welcome. Reception was a pleasant experience and we were in our room in minutes. The room was clean, the bed comfortable and the pillows heavenly. We enjoyed breakfast at the restaurant and a night cap at the bar which was located...

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Florham Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment of arrival to the time of departure, nothing is overlooked except the White House...staff is friendly and helpful, the atmosphere is delightful, the food is good and the room clean and comfortable...What more could one ask for?

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Potomac, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel with wonderful service. Everything was flawless from check in to check out. Prime location for touring DC. Concierge had wonderful recommendations and was able to offer tickets to local museums. Our room overlooking Lafayette Park had a magnificent view of the White House.

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Germantown, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Hay Adams following a conference in DC. It is a fabulous old hotel which is elegant and convenient to the good food and monuments and museums. We had a beautiful view of the White House and Lafiette Park. We reserved a suite and received an upgrade to a presidential suite which was beautiful. If you enjoy...

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

In the grand style of traditional Washington DC this property is beautiful with quant rooms and decor. Very traditional hotel with amazing service and staff. Complimentary she shines included! Wonderful place to stay.

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Timonium, Maryland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was wonderful. The staff are amazing and the overall experience was superb! I will stay again! The flowers in the entrance are welcoming and very grand. The restaurant was amazing and the waiters are all respectful and professional .

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HansBrulandHA, General Manager at The Hay-Adams, responded to this review

Dear Marylouise b, Thank you for your wonderful review. The waiters in the Lafayette will be delighted to hear your comments, as will the rest of the staff. I hope you had a fantastic trip, and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager

Washington, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First not only is the Hay Adams in the best location ever and has the best staff hands down in hospitality!!! It also offers the best sleep and the convenience of an upscale restaurant. It doesn't get any better when you come to D.C. looking for luxury and location.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Hay-Adams is one of DC's finest hotels. Its amazing location, being directly across the street from the White House, makes your mouth drop walking outside each morning. The hotel is also extremely close to other DC attractions (ex. national mall, Smithsonian's, etc.) The staff is extremely helpful, and the rooms are very nice. Although the rooms are not the...

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This hotel was amazing. We initially were staying for four nights, but got snowed in. The staff was able to easily accommodate us for a seven night stay. The hotel was very nice and fancy. The staff was great! They catered to your every need. They treated you like you were they're "first class" guests. Hotel is not the cheapest...

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HansBrulandHA, General Manager at The Hay-Adams, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member, Thank you for your kind review. I am very happy to hear that your extended stay was great! Our location is a point of pride, so it is wonderful to know that it suited your needs. I hope you had a lovely time in Washington DC and I look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Hans Bruland...

Blackstone, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hay Adams is an excellent hotel in a great location. Sunday brunch was fantastic. The accommodations exceeded our expectations. All personnel we encountered and service received during our stay was superb. Thank you Hay Adams staff!

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $492 - $1,140 (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
#2 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#12 Business Hotel in Washington DC
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“Some rooms actually face the White House.”
 of 5 bubbles 400JamesM, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If possible ask for a room with no connecting doors to another bedroom as noise reduction is not that effective with those doors.”
 of 5 bubbles Carlos23, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“telephone the hotel before booking to find out exactly what you are getting.”
 of 5 bubbles CollieDog58, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“8th floor quiet?”
 of 5 bubbles BostonBP, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I love the rooms that overlook Lafayette Park (the White House).”
 of 5 bubbles BusinessandKids, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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