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Willard InterContinental Washington

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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.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
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Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Internet
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
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Family Rooms
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I took my husband here for an overnighter for his birthday. We have stayed before in the summertime but this was December and it was absolutely beautiful all decorated for Christmas! The service is impeccable and the location just perfect! We WILL be back!
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My wife and I attended our senior prom at the Willard in 1967 and decided to return for a longer visit this time. What a "step back in time" wonderful hotel the Willard continues to be. Ali at the front desk was extremely helpful and the general manager, Marcus Platzer, was
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Response from Simon C, General Manager at Willard InterContinental Washington
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Thank you for taking the time to share feedback on your recent stay at the Willard InterContinental. Michael, it was an absolute pleasure welcoming you and your wife back to our hotel 52 years after your 1967 prom. The stories you have from your prom back then are truly special and highlight how deeply intertwined the Willard's history is with the personal history of so many people who have visited the iconic property over the past 200 years. We're thrilled your stay with us was memorable once again. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to The Willard in the future. Regards, Markus Platzer General Manager
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My husband and I and our 6 year old stayed at the Willard for Presidents' Day and I can honestly say it was the best hotel I've ever stayed in. It's gorgeous and full of history. Our suite was luxurious. We did splurge a bit for the room but it was worth it. What makes the
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Response from Simon C, Hotel Manager at Willard InterContinental Washington
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Wow. Thank you for such a complimentary review. We're appreciative of your feedback and are both humbled and incredibly flattered to learn that you find our historic property to be the best hotel you have ever stayed in. Thank you! Our staff work incredibly hard to ensure that our guests have a memorable experience at our property, thus we're thrilled to learn you and your family did. It was also such a pleasure to read your kind words about our concierge, including Brian, our Kids Concierge. He is a very valuable member of our team who strives to ensure that even the youngest of travelers have a wonderful experience at The Willard. Learning that your daughter did pleases us immensely. Should your travels bring you back to Washington, DC, we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again to the Willard InterContinental for another great stay. Regards, Simon Chapman Hotel Manager
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This is a beautiful hotel. The room accommodations were very comfortable. The conference lunches were delicious. The breakfast was ok. The staff was extremely helpful anytime i spoke to one of them regardless of the issue.
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Response from Simon C, Hotel Manager at Willard InterContinental Washington
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Thank you for the 5-star review. Were delighted to learn you found your accommodations at the Willard InterContinental to be very comfortable, the food at your conference to be delicious, and the staff to be extremely helpful. All things to love to hear from guests when describing the Willard experience. We hope to welcome you again soon. Regards, Simon Chapman Hotel Manager
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On a work trip in DC, we stopped by the bar for a couple of drinks after work. When I was getting ready to leave a couple of items fell out of my handbag. I did not notice that a small pouch with my credit cards, license, etc. had fallen and rolled under a chair. A few hours
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Response from Simon C, Hotel Manager at Willard InterContinental Washington
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Thank you for the 5-star review. Here at The Willard, we understand the stress and anxiety that results from leaving behind valuable items. Our team is well trained at ensuring those lost items are returned to their owner as quickly and efficiently as possible. Hearing that both Steve and Jonah were able to retrieve and return your items in this manner is music to our ears. We will be sure to share your kind words with them both. Should your travels bring you back to Washington, we hope to welcome you again soon. Regards, Simon Chapman Hotel Manager
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Here at the Willard InterContinental, we offer a luxurious all-you-can-eat Christmas Day Brunch in the Willard & Crystal Rooms from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Enjoy a festive menu that includes a delectable assortment of dishes from a variety of action stations such as omelets, fresh seafood, hand carved meats, as well as a decadent dessert display. Cafe du Parc, our on-site French restaurant, will also offer breakfast, lunch and dinner menus.
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Unfortunately our historic property does not have a pool. Should you need access to a pool during your visit, our Concierge is happy to provide you with recommendations.
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35 flavors of buttermilk pancakes is planned this holiday season. Our Executive Pastry Chef is working on finalizing these flavors in the coming days. Should you be interested in receiving the menu, feel free to contact the hotel to let us know. Regards, Simon Chapman Hotel Manager
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Hello Britty123. In June of this year, the Willard InterContinental completed an $18 million dollar refurbishment of our guest rooms and suites! We're immensely pleased with the finished product and hope you will be too! In regards to your question regarding bars on property. We have two. One is the Round Robin Bar, one of the most historic bars in Washington. The other is called Le Bar which is located inside our restaurant, Cafe du Parc. We look forward to welcoming you to the Willard InterContinental.
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"The higher the floor of your room the better."
"Any room is nice."
"Our 5th floor room was quiet."
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"Room 327 looks out into the courtyard; lovely!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$245 - US$695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCUpper Northwest
NUMBER OF ROOMS
335
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