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Colonial Heights, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Impressive stay overall. Hotel stay fit my needs very well. Very historical with plenty of seating areas. It does lack an indoor swimming pool and a family restaurant. There is a small bistro available. If a restaurant does exist, I didn't see it. It is a block away from the White House and walking distance to the "Mall" between the... More 

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119 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Booked a “room with a view” but beware as the view might be mainly of the courtyard. Having said that I discovered later that the garden area I could see from the corner of my room was the backyard of the White House and the Lincoln monument was in the distance. There is no breakfast, but lots of places in... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Willard InterContinental Washington, responded to this review

Dear Peripotetic, Thank you very much for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us. We hope you enjoyed exploring the sites around our vicinity. We are saddened to know that you experienced some itching for several days after your stay with us. Rest assured, your concern will be forwarded to our management team for further review so that... More 

Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I drove to Washington to take my kids to see all the museums and monuments and wanted to stay close to everything. We stayed 6 nights. The Willard is walking distance to the Mall and everything around it. The hotel itself is a very nice old historic building. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Valet took care of... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The location was perfect for access to many of the sites in DC. Within walking distance to most attractions. (if you do not mind walking a bit, and Washington is a great city for walking.) If you do not like to walk the hop on and hop off bus stops right at the hotel. The hotel staff was very helpful,... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

Excellent hotel, great history, great location. Take some time to talk to the very friendly staff this property has a great history also ask about the origin of the word lobbyist. The restaurants were very good but i would stick with the OCCIDENTAL a bit better than the cafe le parc. Highly recommended

Thank RichLI
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

Historic DC hotel kept up to date. Some rooms have excellent views of Pennsylvania Ave. and Washington Monument. We had a wonderful 4th of July in the Theodore Roosevelt Oval Suite. We enjoyed a great meal in the suite's dining room with a view of the fireworks. Great location by Mall, museums, and White House. Impeccable service and stunning lobby.... More 

Thank Deborah B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Willard InterContinental on July 10 & 11, 2015. We arrived early and they accommodated our luggage. They sent us a text when one of our room's was ready which was early. Our rooms were clean and the beds very comfortable. The reason I gave it 5 Stars was b/c the service was excellent and the hotel... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We recently spent 4 nights here. It is a really really great hotel. The service is incredibly friendly and professional, my 3 sons, 13, 11 and 10 were made to feel really welcome. We had interconnecting rooms which were big, clean and very comfortable. We actually tried to change our plans to stay an extra night in DC because we... More 

Thank Juan F
Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
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70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Had a great time at this hotel. The decor and staff were extremely friendly. The hotel room had old black and white photos that really made the room feel charming and homey. We ate at the restaurant onsite and it was good. Only thing I noticed was the beds were really hard and I woke up stiff each day. Other... More 

Thank Amanda H
Atlanta, Georgia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Keep in mind, this hotel was originally built in 1816, so if you're expecting lots of glass and glitter, you're looking in the wrong place. US presidents, president elects, and royalty have stayed in The Willard. The rooms are spotless and the lobby is a photographer's dream with the marble and wood. My only complaint are the windows on the... More 

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Located in the heart of the nation's capital, two blocks from the White House, The Willard InterContinental Washington, D.C. offers 335 spacious and elegantly appointed guest rooms, 41 of which are suites, that exude a unique blend of contemporary luxury and historic charm. Many of The Willard's guest rooms feature views of Pennsylvania Avenue and historic landmarks like the Washington Monument as well as downtown Washington, D.C. The Willard has been the site of many prestigious meetings, conferences and social events for nearly 200 years. With 19 meeting rooms and over 22,000 sq. ft. of event space, The Willard features unique and elegant function rooms including several ballrooms from which to choose. Discover a relaxing counterpoint to the busy pace of Washington, D.C. as you savor the fare at Cafe du Parc, featuring delicious French bistro cuisine and exquisite house-made patisseries. Reserve a table on one of Washington's most popular terraces' or dine inside in a modern, sleek Parisian-style setting. Join us for a drink in the historic Round Robin Bar. Located just off the lobby of The Willard, the Round Robin Bar has been a lively meeting place for Washington's political and social elite since the days of Abraham Lincoln. Long celebrated as one of the best in D.C., this legendary bar was known as the nexus of "Rum Row" and the "E street Corridor" -- plying its trade to luminaries such as Mark Twain and Walt Whitman. Today, this fashionable downtown spot draws a smart, stylish cross section of DC movers and shakers. The Round Robin Bar is open seven days a week, Monday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and Sundays 12:00 p.m. to midnight. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Willard InterContinental Washington

Address: 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Downtown / Chinatown , Penn Quarter
Price Range: $291 - $884 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Willard InterContinental Washington 4.5*
Number of rooms: 335
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“We upgraded to a suite and lived in luxury. 1200 sq ft! Such a wonderful room to come back to rest after fun and long days of touring. ”
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“high floor gives best views, corner suite is large and bright!”
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