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"Gym, pool, sauna & steam great clean and well maintained. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 07 Dec 2019

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Washington awaits you at The Watergate Hotel. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find Kennedy Center and Georgetown Waterfront Park. Highlights at this hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an indoor swimming pool.

Flat-screen TVs with cable channels are featured in all 336 individually furnished rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, espresso makers, and free local calls. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and slippers. Minibars, down comforters, and free bottled water are also available. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

A relaxing visit to Argentta Spa can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages along with body wraps, body scrubs, and aromatherapy. The Top of the Gate is open for dinner. The Next Whisky Bar is the hotel's own cocktail bar, serving drinks along with dinner and light fare. Enjoy the gym, spa tub, and sauna as well as access to free bike rentals. 27000 square feet (2508 square meters) of event facilities include a conference center, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning full breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 5-star Foggy Bottom hotel include Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Lincoln Memorial.

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$370* Per night/room 14 Feb. - 15 Feb.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premier Double Room, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, Balcony, River View (Ambassador)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Watergate Hotel ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for The Watergate Hotel

Family (1)
5 out of 5
Gym, pool, sauna & steam great clean and well maintained.

Posted by on 7 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Dec. 2019 by TWH

Dear Guest, On behalf of all of us at The Watergate and Argentta Spa, we are delighted to find that your visit was so enjoyed and we applaud you for making the time to relax in the pool and spa. It would be a treat to one day welcome you again and we invite you to hurry back just as soon as you can. All the best, The Watergate Hotel

Property Features

The Watergate Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 27000 square feet (2508 square meters) and includes a conference center. A fitness center, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the luxury The Watergate Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. This 5-star Washington hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 336 guestrooms or units
  • 15 levels
  • 27000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2508 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1965
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Washington Union Station (5.2 km / 3.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Foggy Bottom Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking, self parking, and extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Watergate Hotel offers 336 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 47-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

The Top of the Gate - This rooftop bar serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Next Whisky Bar - This cocktail bar serves dinner and light fare. Open select days.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 7
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sports massage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 200 per pet, per stay
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. Some rooms at this property are not suitable for children. Please add child ages in the search parameters to display available rooms. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 33.34 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 20 and USD 45 for adults, USD 12 and USD 33 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 58.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking fee: USD 58 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 200 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: USD 300 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Watergate Hotel Washington
  • Watergate Hotel
  • Watergate Washington
  • The Watergate Hotel Hotel
  • The Watergate Hotel Washington
  • The Watergate Hotel Hotel Washington

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.