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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We have just come back from a 4 night stay at the the hotel. The plus sides to this hotel is that the rooms are elegantly furnished in a luxurious traditional style. Very comfortable beds and soft sateen bed linen. The staff were uniformly helpful and courteous. The breakfast choice is very good and the dining room is fresh and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Our stay was perfect from start to finish. The concierge was welcoming and the staff were fantastic. Our room had white house views and was definitely worth the money. The La Fayette had a particularly nice maitre d' and we were seated with a superb view. In sum, this hotel is where you should stay if you want to be...

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We stayed here one night on a special deal as otherwise I probably wouldn't have spent the money to stay here. However, if I visit DC again, I will probably find a way to afford to stay here the whole trip. This hotel is luxury at its best. The hotel is gorgeous, the staff is excellent and the room was...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Utterly breath-taking, superbly sophisticated and an absolute pleasure to stay at this landmark hotel. As expected the service was extraordinary - from the welcome in reception to the turn down service. Beyond perfection! I was also upgraded to a room with a view overlooking the White House. The rooms are spacious, quiet, and have ample wardrobe space. The bathroom was...

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5Thank MrsCullen
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The Hay-Adams Hotel has spoiled me for all others. The past week was the forth or fifth time my husband and I have stayed there. Aside from the lovely ambience, and warm hospitality we have always received there, the Hotel is impeccably clean, and the Views of Lafayette Park, The White House, and The Washngton Memorial are absolutely dreamy. We...

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6Thank Linda S
HansBrulandHA, General Manager at The Hay-Adams, responded to this review

Dear Linda S, Thank you for choosing The Hay-Adams! We are delighted to have the opportunity to share in your special occasions, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for years to come! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager

Waikato
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We booked this hotel based on the previous reviews and were not disappointed. Travelling from New Zealand, we were unlikely to ever be in this part of the world again, so wanted to make our visit to DC special. And indeed it was. The hotel has an olde world charm, and a nice change from the super modern or generic...

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

Dear thirtenxthree, Thank you for sharing your experience and kind remarks. I am pleased that you had the opportunity of partaking in the Thanksgiving festivities during your stay! We very much look forward to your return. Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP/General Manager

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I wouldn't stay anywhere else in DC! The location, on Lafayette Square across from the White House, is iconic. It's always fun to walk in the park and around the area. We love their "hidden" bar, Off the Record. The staff is unbelievable. We go about once a year and they recognize us! The beds are so comfortable we found...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This historic hotel overlooks Lafayette Park, the White House, and St. John's Church. It's conveniently situated in the heart of Washington, DC close to interesting and historic sites. The hotel is well run and has a historic atmosphere. It's quiet, luxurious, and well appointed.

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I had the pleasure to stay at Hay-Adams again. The service and comfort cannot be matched in the DC. The location is also excellent. It is only a short walk across the park to the White House and Treasury Building. The Hay-Adams is my lodging location first choice! I have never been disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2015

A beautiful hotel where everyone is made to feel special . The bedroom was very comfortable, the food in the Lafayette restaurant and downstairs bar was of the highest standard, and the staff (save for one rather surly member of the bar team) very friendly and efficient. So why not a 5 star rating? Well, as others have said, the...

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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 

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Address: 16th & H Sts. NW, One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC 20006
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $525 - $966 (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
#3 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#12 Business Hotel in Washington DC
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“I love the rooms that overlook Lafayette Park (the White House).”
 of 5 bubbles BusinessandKids, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“H St facing rooms will give you a great White House view”
 of 5 bubbles norfolk23, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No way!! We have our favourite room and we are not telling anyone else :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Jindybug, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“White House view with a Queen sized bed!”
 of 5 bubbles sbc1575, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Park/White House views are worth it if you can afford to splurge!!!”
 of 5 bubbles ElenaG68, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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