The Watergate Hotel

2650 Virginia Ave. Nw, Washington, DC 20037 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
5 Star Luxury Property
38.899644-77.054983
Cleaning Policy: The Watergate Hotel is the only hotel in Washington D.C. to receive the Bureau Veritas seal of approval as we continue to prioritize guest/associate safety. The hotel has advanced cleanliness and hygiene systems in place, many of which are evident throughout the hotel. Please be advised that masks are requiredin public areas and social distancing guidelines are in place until further advised.
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  • Has an indoor pool!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 336 rooms in property
  • 13 floors in hotel
  • 34 suites in hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group booking rating of 7.5/10
  • 4 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

The Watergate Hotel is located in the Foggy Bottom/Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. and our prime address offers ease of accessibility. The Georgetown waterfront, Georgetown shopping and restaurants are a 5-minute walk from the hotel. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is also just a 5-minute walk. The Lincoln Memorial is located 1.2 miles from the hotel and The White House is 1.4 miles. Top of the Gate, our rooftop bar, has become a favorite local attraction for its panoramic and picturesque waterfront and city views.

Property Description

The Watergate Hotel is a luxurious urban resort located along the banks of the Potomac River. A vision of mid- century modern architecture, this American icon has been restored to its glamorous past following an extensive $125 million renovation that includes new construction of a 7,000 square foot ballroom.The hotel offers superior amenities including the Next Whisky Bar, Argentta Spa and Wellness center that includes the original indoor pool, and Kingbird, which offers casual and fine dining options overlooking the Potomac. For the first time ever, the hotel has a breathtaking rooftop bar, Top of the Gate, with unrivaled views of the city.Located within walking distance of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The White House, The National Mall, the charming Georgetown riverfront and the Foggy Bottom Metro Station. Also nearby are the Central Business District of K Street, L Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Dupont Circle and Embassy Row

Green Sustainability

As a luxury lifestyle hotel that was renovated in 2016, the infrastructure for being green was a main focus. We have two building automation systems that were installed for optimization of energy efficiency. The hotel uses Johnson Controls, an automated system that controls all mechanical equipment in the public and back of the house spaces, Evolve, an automated system that controls all guest rooms lighting, HVAC, drapes etc., and all areas throughout the hotel are controlled by lighting occupancy and have smart switches for day, evening, and night settings.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 13
Rooms: 336
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 336
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 34
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 17000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 500 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 3PM - 11PM
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Three lap lanes and a dedicated aerobic area can be found in the hotel's original indoor pool. The need to revel lavishly is encouraged, but not included. Kept at 82°F (28°C), this 50 foot (15 meter) oasis is available year-round to hotel guests and members of The Watergate HotelHours: 7am - 10pm daily
Ownership: Euro Capital, LLC
Policies / Expenses
Nightly Parking: $52
Typical Group Deposit: 10%
Total Taxes: 14.95%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Valet Parking

Airport & Shuttle Information

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) the hotel is about 5 miles (approximately 15 minutes). From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) the hotel is about 26 miles (approximately 35 minutes). From Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) is hotel is about 27 miles (approximately 70 minutes). Our Concierge will gladly assist you with making transportation arrangements.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Continental Breakfast is $22 and includes all cold buffet items - fruits, breads, meats, cheeses and more. American Breakfasts $28 and includes all cold buffet items as well as one hot entree. There are also a la carte menu options.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
The Watergate Hotel is a pet friendly hotel. Dogs, cats, and domestic pets up to 50 pounds are allowed to stay within the hotel on a complimentary basis. Conditions and restrictions apply. Please be advised only registered service dogs area allowed in restaurants throughout the property.

Parking Info

On-site valet parking is available for overnight for a free of $54. Hourly parking is also available for guests who are dining at food and beverage outlets or those who are visiting the spa.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Internet access in the hotel guest rooms, meeting spaces, and public areas.

Cleaning Policies

The Watergate Hotel is the only hotel in Washington D.C. to receive the Bureau Veritas seal of approval as we continue to prioritize guest/associate safety. The hotel has advanced cleanliness and hygiene systems in place, many of which are evident throughout the hotel. Please be advised that masks are requiredin public areas and social distancing guidelines are in place until further advised.

Group and Meeting Promotions at The Watergate Hotel

Below are the "hot dates" for The Watergate Hotel. These are typically special promotions for groups and meetings during slower times of the year for the property.

Nov 30, 2020 - Aug 31, 2021
The Watergate Hotel is offering our "Bridge the Distance" group promotion now through August 31, 2021. Rates from $229, rooftop reception, tour of our scandal suite, upgrades to balcony rooms and MeetSafe guidelines through our a/v partners. Please contact our sales office to learn more about our exclusive and limited time offer.
Posted on 30-Nov-2020

Restrictions may apply and these offers may change at any time.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at The Watergate Hotel

Rate fluctuations of The Watergate Hotel

This chart illustrates seasonality of sleeping room prices for both our group prices and the best online individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was submitted. The best group/meeting discount shown is 64.3% in December 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $715 in the month of December 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Watergate Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Watergate Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Watergate Hotel.

Feel free to use the The Watergate Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Washington event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Moretti Grand Ballroom 90 x 72 x 15 6819--/----231----422--/--560500--
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Moretti Grand Ballroom

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
6819 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
90 x 72 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Cecchi Junior Ballroom 86 x 20 x 11 1854--/----54--6868--/--165150--
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    Cecchi Junior Ballroom

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    1854 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    86 x 20 x 11 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Timchenko 41 x 20 x 11 614--/----32423836--/--9595--
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      Timchenko

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      614 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      41 x 20 x 11 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available
        Fischer 30 x 18 x 8 476--/----18222020--/--4820--
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        Fischer

        Room Type:
        General Meeting Room
        Total Size:
        476 Sq. Mi
        Dimensions:
        30 x 18 x 8 Ft.
        Floor Level:
        Natural Light?:
        No
        Obstructions?
        No
        Built In Screens?
        No
        Built In Stage?
        No
        Built In A/V?
        No
        Amenities Available

          FAQs about The Watergate Hotel

          What time is check in?

          Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

          What time is check out?

          Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

          How many rooms does The Watergate Hotel have?

          There are 336 rooms in the property.

          Is there any meeting space at The Watergate Hotel?

          Yes, they have 4 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

          What kind of breakfast is at The Watergate Hotel?

          Continental Breakfast is $22 and includes all cold buffet items - fruits, breads, meats, cheeses and more. American Breakfasts $28 and includes all cold buffet items as well as one hot entree. There are also a la carte menu options.

          What parking is available at The Watergate Hotel?

          On-site valet parking is available for overnight for a free of $54. Hourly parking is also available for guests who are dining at food and beverage outlets or those who are visiting the spa.

          How much does internet cost?

          Complimentary Internet access in the hotel guest rooms, meeting spaces, and public areas.

          Is there a gym at The Watergate Hotel?

          Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

          Is there a pool at The Watergate Hotel?

          Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Three lap lanes and a dedicated aerobic area can be found in the hotel’s original indoor pool. The need to revel lavishly is encouraged, but not included. Kept at 82°F (28°C), this 50 foot (15 meter) oasis is available year-round to hotel guests and members of The Watergate HotelHours: 7am - 10pm daily.

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