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Rooms and Suites at Riggs Washington DC

From 307 USD
Classic Room

Classic Room ( 256ft2 )

When you enter the Classic Room, it's like stepping into a world where history meets whimsy. With a generous 256 square feet of space, this

From 338 USD
Standard Room

Standard Room ( 205ft2 )

Walking into the Standard Room, you immediately sense the history woven into the modern comforts. You're standing in a building that once served as a

From 338 USD
Superior Room

Superior Room ( 260ft2 )

When you enter the Superior Room, you are enveloped in modern luxury. The first thing you notice is the spaciousness; with square footage ranging from

From 390 USD
Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room ( 217ft2 )

When you enter the Deluxe Room, you'll feel a unique atmosphere that honors the building's past as a bank and combines it with a fun,

From 451 USD
Atelier Suite

Atelier Suite ( 406ft2 )

You'll feel a blend of simple elegance and contemporary style as soon as you enter the Atelier Suite. The suite is roomy, with 406 square

From 781 USD
Gallery Suite

Gallery Suite ( 690ft2 )

The Gallery Suite offers a luxurious experience for those seeking the best. As you enter the suite, you'll see large windows bringing abundant light. These

From 781 USD
Ida Mckinley Suite

Ida Mckinley Suite ( 538ft2 )

You'll find yourself enchanted when you step into the Ida McKinley Suite. The suite is inspired by Ida McKinley, the wife of America's 25th President.

From 781 USD
Caroline Harrison First Lady Suite

Caroline Harrison First Lady Suite ( 538ft2 )

As you enter the Caroline Harrison Suite, you immediately notice the peaceful combination of blue and white colors. The room is named after Caroline Harrison.

From 797 USD
Angelica Van Buren Suite

Angelica Van Buren Suite

You immediately sense the Angelica Van Buren Suite's rich history. This space is named after Angelica Van Buren. She was the daughter-in-law of the eighth

From 799 USD
Louisa Adams Suite

Louisa Adams Suite ( 538ft2 )

The Louisa Adams Suite is elegant and sophisticated, like the First Lady named after. As you enter, you immediately see a grand piano in the

Riggs Washington DC

Explore one of the most historic Washington DC hotels while staying at the Riggs Washington DC. This luxurious hotel is not far from popular attractions like the White House and the National Mall. However, with a prime location and top-notch amenities, this is a great place to experience all that the nation's capital offers.

Overview

Riggs Washington DC sits in the original Riggs national bank building at 900 F Street. It offers comfortable and modern accommodation. There is also a rooftop event space and a restaurant that promotes sustainability. This renovated space is a proud representation of the Penn Quarter's vibrancy and resurgence. It also honors its legacy.

You will find 181 guest rooms and suites. These have views of the city, courtyard, and Washington, D.C. Besides, you can say "I do" at Rooftop at Riggs, an enclosed area that overlooks the magnificent U.S. Capitol Building. This area boasts 2,500 sq-ft/232-sqm event space. It also opens onto a large terrace accommodating up to 230 people.

Moreover, Cafe Riggs is a full-service restaurant inspired by Europe's grand brasserie cafes. It can accommodate up to 30 people in a semi-private or private setting. Finally, silver Lyan is an award-winning, international mixologist's concept. You can also enjoy a cocktail downstairs in the original bank vault. And you can walk 10 minutes to the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument. Other museums and monuments on the National Mall are also nearby.

Chinatown and Penn Quarter are two of D.C.'s most vibrant and varied neighborhoods. This urban enclave is close to the Metro, with lively restaurants and storefronts. It's also within easy reach of famous Washington, D.C. sights and attractions.

Location

Riggs Washington DC is proud to be at the corner of 9th Street and F Streets. This is where city life is. The hotel is in Penn Quarter. It is also a few blocks from Union Station, The White House, and The National Gallery of Art. Moreover, metro stops are close by, making it easy to get to most of Washington, D.C. You can also find the National Portrait Gallery across the street. The gallery is home to Barack and Michelle Obama paintings.

There are many more exhibits, too. The gallery overlooks Chinatown. It is right across the street from Capital One Arena. Two blocks further, you will find the National Building Museum. Besides, Fiola is the best restaurant in the area. It is an upscale Italian restaurant run by Fabio Trabocchi. It has outdoor dining igloos that offer extra safety for dining.

History

Riggs is the first American property of Lore Group. This is the hospitality company behind Sea Containers London, Pulitzer Amsterdam, and Pulitzer Amsterdam. Riggs lived in an 1891 bank, serving as his name and inspiration. Also, 23 former presidents of the United States traveled to this area to deal and stepped into the same barrel-vaulted elevator bank.

The property's reception area is marked by an L-shaped desk that resembles a teller counter. This sets the theme. It was a Courtyard Marriott before Lore Group redone the landmarked building.

Room and Suites

There are 181 guest rooms and suites. Warm and comfortable, the rooms have hand-painted headboards and ornate wallpaper. Vintage-style accessories are also at the bedside. Moreover, the four First Ladies suites reflect their interests. Louisa Adams suite is a music lover with a grand piano. Ida McKinley goes for floral motifs, and Caroline Harrison likes porcelain and bone china. Lastly, the Riggs Suite is in an old board room, which is two bedrooms in size. It would make an excellent space for parties.

There is also luxurious bedding. Expect down-feather duvets and super-plush linens. Moreover, the views from all guestrooms and suites are either of the city or the peaceful courtyard.

Dining

Riggs Washington DC offers modern, vegetable-focused versions of some classic dishes. In addition, the restaurant's menu emphasizes the sustainability of the ingredients and how it contributes to the community.

Cafe Riggs

This ground floor all-occasion restaurant serves food and drinks in the comfort of a bar, dining room, and cafe. It offers classic dishes with a modern twist. Besides, Cafe Riggs' grand ceilings and columns are reminiscent of European brassieres.

Silver Lyan

Silver Lyan has an award-winning international mixologist. It is based in the lower levels of the hotel. This unique cocktail bar concept draws on America's cultural history.

Spa and Wellness

The Gym at Riggs is a hotel fitness center that offers top-of-the-line equipment. It includes strength training, free weights, and cardio equipment with Peloton bike racing. Treadmills are also available. You can also enjoy complimentary amenities. These include chilled water, fruits, and clean towels during your workout.

Besides, the hotel has partnered with Equinox to offer a spa, steam room, and group classes. You will also feel a sense of grandeur and wonder when you walk through the 1,800 sq. ft/167-sq.m gym with its wooden floors and historic columns.

Activities

The Penn Quarter neighborhood has seen a lot of revitalization over the past two decades. As a result, it now offers a variety of entertainment and cultural options. These include The National Portrait Gallery, Capital One Arena, City Center DC, and Ford's Theater.

There are also a growing number of restaurants and bars that you must visit. You can find everything you need in Washington, D.C., within walking distance. Or, take a short ride via taxi or public transport. Then, walk 10 minutes to the National Mall. This is home to many iconic monuments, such as the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument.

Moreover, the U.S. Capitol is at the Eastern end of the National Mall. The White House is to the North. Smithsonian museums surround the Mall. Its pathways and lawns are popular with international visitors, school groups, and joggers. The hotel is also within 2 miles / 3 kilometers of other attractions. These are the Spy Museum, Old Post Office Museum, and Newseum.

Pets

For a fee, dogs under 35lbs may stay. You can also arrange walking or grooming at your request.

Children

All ages are welcome. Children who check in get a Riggsy, the hotel's teddy bear mascot. Cafe Riggs offers a children's menu as well as highchairs upon request.

Takeaway

Riggs Washington DC is a landmark hotel in the heart of Washington. The Georgian-style property has been a beacon of hospitality since its original opening in 1891. Today, it continues to welcome travelers from all over the world. With its convenient location and luxurious amenities, this is the perfect choice for your next vacation or business trip.

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Why we love this hotel

  • This hotel sits in the former Riggs National Bank building. It was the bank for aristocracies and the US Presidents.
  • The European brasserie "Cafe Riggs" is the best place to enjoy fresh Oysters.
  • Silver Lyan – nestled in the bank building’s former vault – is the first bar outside of Europe from Mr. Lyan.
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