by AustinKaytes - 25 Reviews - 18 List
Washington D.C.'s hotel scene is heating up, with several openings (and reopenings) taking place in recent months. Sure, 'trendy? and 'stylish? aren't the first words used to describe our nation's capital, but check out our list of the new hotels in Washington, D.C.--you'll be shocked by how hip the district can be.
Updated: August 03, 2010
Opening in May 2009, The W Hotel of Washington, D.C., set up shop in the 1917 Beaux-Arts building that had housed Hotel Washington for 90 years. The refurbished structure offers 317 contemporary guest rooms, a Bliss Spa, a renowned steakhouse and a rooftop bar with commanding views.
This 193-room hotel underwent a year-long renovation and reopened in January 2008 as the incredibly stylish Donovan House, complete with a rooftop pool, fitness center and a contemporary Asian restaurant. Proximity to the White House doesn't hurt, either.
After a two-year overhaul--encompassing all 99 rooms and public spaces--the Jefferson Hotel reopened in August 2009. Its luxurious European ambiance, prestigious M Street location and savvy clientele make the Jefferson Hotel one of the most prestigious in the district.
The newest Courtyard Hotel in D.C. is centrally located near the U.S. Capitol, National Mall and the White House. The hotel is just one Metro stop from Union Station, has a 24-hour business center and 2,800 square feet of meeting space, all of which make the Courtyard a popular choice for business travelers.