Willard Intercontinental - Washington

1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw, Washington, United States, 20004  show map
 5 stars
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Willard Intercontinental - Washington

 Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

Wi-Fi in rooms

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Editorial review:

This hotel has hosted presidents, even Abraham Lincoln. The rooms are beautiful and the location near the National Mall is greatly appreciated. The public rooms are classy and elegant, and the dining areas are fabulous. Some find it all a bit stuffy, but others feel that it's all part of the classic charm.

Verified Reviews:

  • Concierge is helpful - Staff is very friendly and wants to please - 10 minute walk to the national mall
  • Coffee was well brewed and good - There was a nice spa within the hotel - Housekeeping was poor
  • Valet is expensive but expected in a big city - Hotel bar is neat, tucked away - Only 1 block from white house
  • Bedroom was terrific, with 2 full bathrooms - Internet available $10 for 24 hours - Location is fantastic
  • Room was good sized with a large bathroom - Food was exquisite - High quality sheets and towels - Comfortable bed

Overview

Centrally located in Washington, the five-star Intercontinental The Willard Washington hotel is just a few blocks away from the White House, McPherson Square and the National Mall.

Built in 1850 it combines elegant classic design with modern touches, antique furnishings and state-of-the-art amenities.

All 333 rooms are appointed with flat-screen TVs, mini-bars, signature bathrooms and balconies with panoramic views of Pennsylvania Avenue.

There is a restaurant and a cozy lounge-bar on site.

The business center has 17 meeting rooms with sitting capacity up to 600 people, digital projectors and free Wi-Fi access.

The fitness center with contemporary cardio and weight training equipment is accessible 24 hours a day. The spa offers rejuvenating facial skincare, massages, body treatments, aqua and aromatherapy, nail care, waxing and make-up artistry.

The personnel at the hotel speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Hungarian, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Tagalog / Filipino.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   335.

Rooms

The hotel features non-smoking rooms and rooms with facilities for disabled people.

Standard rooms are fitted with 32-inches plasma TVs and private dining areas.

Deluxe rooms come with large working desks, computers and bathroom phones.

Suites are appointed with marble bathrooms, DVD players and extra living space.

Baby cots are available on request and children under the age of 12 stay may stay for free in existing beds.

Dining options

Buffet breakfast is served for free at the on-site breakfast room every morning from 7am till 11am.

24-hour in-room meal delivery is possible on request.

The Intercontinental restaurant offers exceptional American and international delicacies daily from 7am till 11pm.

The Lounge-bar serves a wide range of light snacks and drinks from early morning till late at night.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Ice machine

Guest Parking

  • Paid public parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • In-room movies
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Willard Intercontinental - Washington Washington location
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Hotel Address:

1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw, Washington, United States, 20004

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City Center
  • Washington
    500 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Washington Union Station
    2.3 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
Underground stations
  • Metro Center
    400 m
  • McPherson Square
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Old Ebbitt Grill (cuisine: American)
    200 m
  • Corner Bakery - 14th St. NW
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    335

Rooms and availability

The hotel features non-smoking rooms and rooms with facilities for disabled people.

Standard rooms are fitted with 32-inches plasma TVs and private dining areas.

Deluxe rooms come with large working desks, computers and bathroom phones.

Suites are appointed with marble bathrooms, DVD players and extra living space.

Baby cots are available on request and children under the age of 12 stay may stay for free in existing beds.

Willard Intercontinental Two Queen Beds Deluxe Nonsmoking 2 QUEEN BEDS DELUXE NONSMOKING
Two Queen Beds Deluxe Nonsmoking
Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
Size: 39 m²
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Room facilities
    Willard Intercontinental Standard Room STANDARD ROOM
    Standard Room
    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
    Size: 46 m²
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      Size: 39 m²
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        Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
        Size: 39 m²
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            Size: 46 m²
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              Willard Intercontinental One King Deluxe Nonsmoking 1 KING BED PREMIER WITH VIEW NONSMOKING
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              Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
              Size: 39 m²
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              • Private bathroom
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              Spacious light room includes a King size bed, work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

              Room facilities

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Willard Intercontinental - Washington Washington location
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                Hotel Address:

                1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw, Washington, United States, 20004

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Washington
                  500 m
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Washington Union Station
                  2.3 km
                • Train Stations
                  100 m
                Underground stations
                • Metro Center
                  400 m
                • McPherson Square
                  600 m
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Old Ebbitt Grill (cuisine: American)
                  200 m
                • Corner Bakery - 14th St. NW
                  50 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  12
                • Number of rooms:
                  335

                Willard Intercontinental Location

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                Popular areas

                • Penn Quarter - 600 m

                Places of interest

                • H Street (Atlas District) - 400 m

                Sport related

                Amusement

                • Flippers Amusement Ctr - 600 m

                Museums

                • Association of Art Museum - 100 m
                • Wilson Quarterly - 200 m
                • Ford's Theater and Lincoln Museum - 500 m
                • Mezzenine Cafe - 500 m
                • Decatur House - 600 m
                • Corcoran Gallery of Art - 600 m

                Parks

                • Olympic National Forest - 400 m

                Universities, Institutes

                • University of PA Annenberg - 100 m
                • National Louis University - 200 m
                • Bank Street College-Education - 200 m
                • International Space University - 200 m
                • Icls Intl Ctr-Language - 300 m
                • Aiu - 400 m
                • University Corp-Atmospheric - 500 m
                • University-Southern California - 500 m
                • Institute For Intl Mediation - 600 m

                Theaters

                Underground stations

                Local attractions

                • National Museum of the American Indian - 1.6 km
                  National Mall, 4th St. and Independence Ave., S.W., Washington DC
                • Christian Heurich House Museum - 1.7 km
                  1307 New Hampshire Ave Northwest, Washington DC
                • Dupont Circle - 1.8 km
                  Washington DC, DC
                • U Street - 1.6 km
                  Washington DC, DC
                • Potomac Park - 1.8 km
                  Washington DC, DC

                Near the hotel

                • The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center - 210 m
                  1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC
                • United States Department of the Treasury - 310 m
                  15th Street and Hamilton Place, NW, Washington DC
                • Old Post Office Pavilion - 450 m
                  1100 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington DC
                • Ford's Theatre - 520 m
                  511 10th St NW, Washington DC
                • National Museum of American Art - 280 m
                  G Street NW, Washington DC
                • White House - 420 m
                  1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington DC
                • H Street (Atlas District) - 420 m
                  H Street, Washington DC

                Restaurants nearby

                • Old Ebbitt Grill - 200 m

                  Address: 675 15th St NW
                  Phone: 202-347-4800

                  82% likes this, based on 2512 reviews
                  Cuisine: American
                  Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 42

                • Cafe du Parc - 70 m

                  Address: 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW
                  Phone: 2029427000

                  66% likes this, based on 203 reviews
                  Cuisine: French
                  Price Range: CAD 54 - CAD 67

                • Fourth Estate - 50 m

                  Address: 529 14th St NW
                  Phone: 202.662.7638

                  72% likes this, based on 57 reviews
                  Cuisine: American
                  Price Range: CAD 39 - CAD 39

                • Corner Bakery - 14th St. NW - 50 m

                  Address: 529 14th St. NW Suite F11
                  Phone: 202-662-7400

                  70% likes this, based on 198 reviews
                  Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 27

                • The Hamilton - 100 m

                  Address: 600 14th Street, N.W.
                  Phone: 202-787-1000

                  63% likes this, based on 372 reviews
                  Cuisine: American
                  Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 42

                Getting there.

                Reagan Washington National Airport is just 8km away from the hotel.

                Taxi rates: USD20-USD25

                By car from Reagan Washington National Airport take the ramp onto George Washington Memorial Pkwy for 1.5km and take the exit onto I-395 N toward Washington, exit on the left onto 14th St SW/US-1 N and follow the route 14th St SW for about 2.3km, then turn left at Pennsylvania Avenue NW and within 300m you will see the hotel on the right.

                Washington Dulles International Airport is about 41.8km away.

                Taxi rates: USD60-USD70

                By car take the Dulles Airport Access and drive along the Toll Road for about 18km, then merge onto VA-267 E for 3km and later turn onto I-66 E and follow to Constitution Avenue, turn left at 15th St NW and then turn right at F St NW, take the 1st turning right onto 14th St NW and again the 1st turning right onto Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

                Baltimore-Washington International Airport is 64.4km away.

                Taxi rates: USD100-USD120

                By car take I-195 W highway and exit onto 2B for MD-295 S/Baltimore to Washington, then merge onto MD-295 S for about 37km and exit onto New York Avenue NE/US-50 W to Washington, turn left at 6th St NW and then turn right at Constitution Avenue NW, later turn right at 14th St NW and then take the 2nd turning left onto Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  12
                • Number of rooms:
                  335
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                Willard Intercontinental Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Willard Intercontinental

                Average guest rating

                8.6out of 10
                Superb
                Based on 91 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Rooms
                9.4
                Service
                9.3
                Value
                8.5
                Location
                10.0
                Dining
                8.0

                Individual guest reviews

                • Older travelers
                  9.0

                  for the room price, internet and local phone calls should be included

                • Group of friends
                  10.0

                  Everything! This was a wonderful experience. The staff was friendly and efficient, the rooms were very comfortable and for all it's elegance and stateliness the hotel was very warm and welcoming.

                  Leaving.

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  I Felt the Hotel gave a true Christmas feel. We really enjoyed our stay

                • Single
                  10.0

                  The location, central to doing business, sightseeing and exploring

                  It's a beautiful hotel with history and legacy. The service was par-none

                • Family with children
                  9.2

                  Grand lobby, professional staff, spacious room, great location.

                  Chargeable internet

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  The friendly staff, comfortable spotless room and all the facilities

                  The breakfast room. Also, the porridge was only luke warm.

                • Family with children
                  8.8

                  The hotel is beautifully and rustique

                  It is far from the shopping center of George town

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  Excellent hotel with an international reputation that is justifiably deserved. Cuisine superb.

                  Extortionate minibar and only two tiny cartons of milk per day! Room brochure had no plan of hotel. 'Room allocated on arrival' translates as worst room in hotel: shame that as it acts as a major determinant in deciding whether to book again.

                • Single
                  9.6

                  Beautiful hotel at first class location Good service

                  The price is rather high, however My double room was pretty small but convenient for one Breakfast not included, is luxury but expensive Additional fee for wifi

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  Excellent location, Beautiful room, extremely clean, excellent service, staff friendly and berry accommodating and the little extra amenities in the room were greatly appreciated.

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  I loved the ambiance and the caring, kindness of the staff. Thank you. Judy

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  The Willard lived up to its reputation.

                  I did not like the staff knocking on the door at 8am and then coming back at 10am and just trying to walk in without ringing the bell.

                • Couple
                  5.4

                  Location

                  Room was too small The picture when I did the reservation was different !!!

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  It's location,it's beautiful architecture and its luxurious furnishing as well as its most friendly staff especially the bellmen and the concierge.

                • Couple
                  9.2

                  The staff was very nice with us. The location is simply great.

                  The brasserie is not the best place to have a dinner

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Willard Intercontinental - Washington Washington location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw, Washington, United States, 20004

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Washington
                  500 m
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Washington Union Station
                  2.3 km
                • Train Stations
                  100 m
                Underground stations
                • Metro Center
                  400 m
                • McPherson Square
                  600 m
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Old Ebbitt Grill (cuisine: American)
                  200 m
                • Corner Bakery - 14th St. NW
                  50 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  12
                • Number of rooms:
                  335