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Built in 1961 and reopened in June 2016, following an extensive $150 million renovation, the hotel exemplifies Washington DC past and present. From the flowing avant-garde architecture, built to compliment …Morethe mighty Potomac, to the elegant redesign of the interior of the hotel, The Watergate is a true DC landmark. An American icon, located just steps away from Georgetown and centrally located to all of DC's attractions. The Watergate Hotel's 336 guest rooms and suites define luxury with lavish finishes, sleek furniture and lush bedding, all artfully chosen with the guest in mind. The Next Whisky Bar is a lounge filled with a selection of the world's finest spirits. The Whisky Garden features private, heated winter igloos. The Top of the Gate, our rooftop bar, has unrivaled 360-degree panoramic views. During the winter months, visit our rooftop skating rink and bar. Kingbird Restaurant features fine dining and The Bar at Kingbird is the perfect location for a cocktail or casual meal. Less
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We booked the Watergate to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary because that's where we spent our wedding night. Our check in went well, and Emily at the desk was very professional and welcoming. After dinner we returned to our room and the guest next door...More
This was our second stay since the extensive renovation in 2016. I could not believe it but it is even more fabulous tag before. This hotel rivals the best Ritz Carlton that I have ever stayed in and I make that my usual hotel of...More
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Response from Management_Team_365, Manager at The Watergate Hotel GeorgetownResponded 31 May 2018
You have put us in great company and we are thrilled to have earned the top spot on your list of favorite hotels in Washington. It was a joy to welcome you back and our Watergate colleagues look forward to spoiling you time...More
Awesome facility and amazing service! And the rooftop views of the city and the Potomac are amazing!! This is the second time that I stayed here, and I was impressed both times. I would highly recommend it for both business and personal travel.More
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel GeorgetownResponded 3 days ago
It was a pleasure to welcome you again and we look forward to hosting you on each of your future visits to Washington. Our colleagues at Top of the Gate were elated to greet you for sunset cocktails and on behalf of all...More
From check in to check out, the product, ambiance and service were impeccable. Big ups to Jeff for sending my girlfriend a birthday amenity upon arrival, Ahmed for handling every need imaginable and Zack for the wonderful tour of 214. Thank you for the anticipatory...More
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel GeorgetownResponded 4 days ago
Happy Birthday once again to your girlfriend and thank you for allowing us to host your romantic weekend retreat. It was a joy to have you with us and a treat to find such a wonderful review. Your comments have been shared with...More
-1its just an overpriced DC hotel.
Breakfast is greasy , with an incomplete renovation
-2 Over all most of there stuff sleep in guest room
-3 There was a pair of underwear left in the bathroom by a previous gas and there were also a...More