The Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of Washington, D.C.'s business district and is within walking distance to several tourist attractions, including the White House, the National Mall, and the Smithsonian Museums. From its inception in 1846 to the present day, the Willard Hotel has been a favorite choice for US and international travelers. Known as the "Residence of Presidents," the Willard enjoys its place as a major force in the social and political life of Washington DC.
The Willard's 335 guestrooms, including 41 suites, provide each guest with heritage and luxury combined with contemporary comfort and the latest technology. Guestroom amenities include high-speed Internet, remote control flat screen television with menu-driven screen, individual climate control, dual-line phone with data port and voice mail, global connector/adapter for laptops, international channels, safe, mini-bar, lighted make-up mirror, bathroom phone, iron and ironing board, terrycloth bathrobe, newspaper, shoeshine service, windows that open, daily turndown, housekeeping service twice daily. Suites include dock music systems and DVD players in most rooms, CD players in all guestrooms.
Dining - The Willard InterContinental Washington offers an excellent selection of dining experiences. For informal dining throughout the day, visit the French bistro, Café du Parc. Afternoon tea is a seasonal favorite in Peacock Alley. The historic Round Robin Bar, where Henry Clay introduced Washington to the mint julep, is also a comfortable setting in which to gather. An Authentic French Brasserie - A Forbes Travel Guide Recommended restaurant, Café du Parc is a quintessential French bistro offering classic French dishes with a contemporary twist. Enjoy a meal in their main dining room or outside on the restaurant’s Pennsylvania Avenue terrace, which offers unparalleled Washington, D.C., including the U.S. Capitol Building and the Washington Monument.
The Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at the Willard offers an enticing array of spa services, as well as a 24-hour accessible fitness facility.
Accolades - The Willard InterContinental is honored to be recognized for the world-class luxury property and dedication to service excellence by both guests and industry publications. Below are some of the most recent accolades bestowed upon The Willard. One of the world’s grandest and most iconic hotels, The Willard InterContinental Washington D.C. combines American renaissance and luxury, proudly setting the benchmark with two centuries of unrivaled hospitality from its coveted 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue address. The Willard is a four-diamond luxury hotel and a celebrated Washingtonian landmark, proudly standing just steps away from The White House. The legendary hotel is surrounded by historical monuments, world-renowned museums and galleries, and the designer shops of CityCenterDC.
The hotel’s 335 luxurious rooms and suites celebrate Washington D.C.’s rich history. From its inception in 1818, The Willard has welcomed every U.S. President since Franklin Pierce in 1853. Often referred to as the “Residence of Presidents,” the Willard enjoys its place as the pinnacle of social and political life in Washington, D.C. Many afford breath-taking views of Pennsylvania Avenue and iconic Washingtonian landmarks. Leisure has always been an integral part of The Willard. For over two centuries, the chefs and mixologists of The Willard have been lauded for excellence. For there a more fitting place to raise a glass to presidents past and present than for cocktail connoisseurs and history buffs the Round Robin Bar. The opulent Peacock Alley, truly the heart of the hotel, is where The Willard serves one of the finest traditional Afternoon Tea services. A lavish atmosphere, filled with playful harp music and delectable canapés and pastries. To this day, The Willard continues to be one of Washington D.C.’s finest luxury destinations, where history is made. The Willard InterContinental, Washington, D.C., is a AAA Four Diamond property.