Meet the Watergate Hotel. Step inside a legendary revival at The Watergate Hotel, a luxurious urban resort that sets itself apart from other Washington D.C. hotels. Here, modern design blends with an iconic landmark to redefine luxury. A place where travel and business are occasions worth celebrating, attention to detail is the standard, and intrigue can be found just beyond every curve.
Step foot in the luxury hotel in Washington D.C. and discover an urban resort located along the Potomac River banks. Here, you’ll uncover a hotel unlike anything in Washington D.C. - a place where modern design blends with an iconic landmark to redefine luxury. The Watergate Hotel's flowing avant-garde architecture was designed by Luigi Moretti to emulate the mighty Potomac. Its stunning new Ron Arad-designed interior lives up to the building's original elegance. Complementing the hotel's new, modern feel are the retro-chic staff uniforms, made by Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant. The Watergate Hotel takes classic elegance and bold mid-century modern design and adds all of the extravagance and warmth of contemporary luxury. This one-of-a-kind hotel pays tribute to its own storied past while paving the way for a new chapter to be written.
Rooms & Suites - Dream in couture at the legendary Washington D.C. luxury hotel, located right next to Georgetown. The Watergate Hotel's 336 guest rooms and spacious hotel suites redefine luxury with lavish finishes, sleek furniture, and plush bedding, all artfully chosen with the guest in mind. Exclusive La Bottega bath amenities perfectly complement the floor-to-ceiling marble bathrooms. Champagne in hand, guests can revel in these extravagant surroundings while taking in striking views of the Potomac River on private balconies in the accommodations in Washington, D.C.
Dining - See and be seen at Kingbird restaurant, where views of the Potomac River surround this lively bar and elegant restaurant. Located next to the Kennedy Center, the restaurant in D.C. is a favorite for pre-theater dinner. In the lobby, you'll be drawn to the soft amber glow of The Next Whisky Bar, considered by many to have the best whisky bar menu and design in D.C. The Top of the Gate rooftop bar and lounge has unrivaled 360-degree panoramic views, with Georgetown’s charming waterfront in one direction and the Washington Monument in the other. When it comes to hotels in Georgetown, D.C., the dining program at The Watergate Hotel doesn't disappoint.
"The Kingbird Restaurant" - Kingbird Story - The name is inspired by the Eastern Kingbird, a native of Washington D.C. With a dark gray chest and a white tip to the tail, this broad-shouldered bird appears to be wearing a business suit, and his crown of brightly colored feathers is revealed only when he wants to impress a mate or intimidate an adversary. During the summer, he enjoys the single life, flying after insects. Still, when he winters along the Amazon, he is quite social and feasts lavishly on the southern hemisphere's exotic fruit. We consider ourselves equally dapper, changing with the seasons and catering to the guests’ lifestyle needs no matter what the day or occasion. The fresh, seasonal menu is a visit to the Mediterranean Riviera. The expert culinary team embraces these flavors with elegant starter plates of eggplant "caviar" with olive oil, goat cheese and fresh basil, and more. Main courses focus on grilled meats and fishes – lamb chops, ribeye, red snapper – paired with savory sauces and sides like potato puree or arugula salad with aged Parmigiano cheese.
''Top of The Gate" - The energetic and sophisticated rooftop bar and lounge at The Watergate Hotel boasts commanding 360-degree views of the Kennedy Center, the Potomac River, the Key, and Arlington bridges, the Washington Monument, and the rest of the D.C. skyline. The bar with a view is the perfect place for an after-work cocktail or the season’s most talked-about event. The culinary team has created a Mediterranean-inspired menu exclusively for the Top of the Gate rooftop.
"The Next Whiskey Bar'' - Dare to Be Bold. Among the Best Hotel Bars in Washington D.C. - In 1967, Mr. Morrison famously asked to be shown the way to the next whisky bar. Finally, after nearly 50 years, those in search have found it. Welcome to The Next Whisky Bar at The Watergate Hotel. From the dramatic entrance of The Watergate Hotel, an undulating wall comprised of 2,500 illuminated whisky bottles, awash in a soft amber glow, entices guests into the perfect setting for an intimate tete-a-tete or a high caliber meeting. Enjoy a high-quality whisky menu, cigar selection, and the scent of scandal, only at The Watergate Hotel. The Design - Mr. Morrison also crooned, “don’t ask why,” but make no mistake. We approach everything at The Next Whisky Bar with purpose. The staff is ready and ready to impress in bespoke uniforms by Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant. The chairs were custom-designed exclusively for your enjoyment by Ron Arad in collaboration with Moroso. And unlike traditional watering holes, the space is defined by a priceless work of art in the form of 2,500 custom whisky bottles perfectly lit to produce a soft amber glow, setting the tone for one hell of a night. ''Winter Igloos'' - Stay warm all winter long in the cozy Winter Igloos. These heated igloos are located on the Next Whisky Bar's patio and can accommodate up to eight guests each.
''Argentta Spa'' - Argentta is a modern spa where indulgence and relaxation come together to lavish you with the most innovative treatments and wildly glamorous service. As a refuge from everyday life, the treatments are exquisitely and expertly tailored to your every need. The Italian word for silver inspires the name. The goal is to inspire and energize you. Located on Level B3 of The Watergate Hotel, Argentta is a 12,500 square foot spa and wellness center open exclusively to hotel guests, spa guests, and club members. Argentta includes the hotel’s original indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, a unisex steam room, state-of-the-art gym, locker rooms, spa treatment rooms, and nail salon.
Attractions & Events - Perfect for business, pleasure, or family travel, The Watergate Hotel is home to several celebrated venues for dining, drinking, fitness, wellness, and more. You're encouraged to lounge at the seductive The Next Whisky Bar, enjoy cocktails with stunning views from the Top Of The Gate, savor the fine cuisine at Kingbird, and indulge in a relaxing treatment from Argentta Spa during your stay. In addition to all you can do at the Washington D.C. luxury hotel, the location near The National Mall and the historic Georgetown neighborhood gives you access to some of D.C.'s best experiences. From world-class performances at The Kennedy Center to some of the nation's finest memorials, there is truly something for everyone in the US capital. When it comes to hotels near Georgetown, D.C., The Watergate Hotel puts you right where you want to be.