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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasure to walk in to a property like this...one that clearly values genuine elegance and old world values over hip, cool "uber trend"! The Hay-Adams, after our first stay, has jumped to the top five of our list of favorite properties...and we hope to return again and again. From the moment we arrived and were greeted cordially and...

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2Thank Elena G
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Hay-Adams many times over many years and this hotel is consistently superb. Friendly yet efficient staff, great location and wonderfully comfortable rooms. The location is hard to beat across from the White House. The concierge staff is extremely knowledgeable of the city and very helpful with ideas and reservations.

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4Thank Henry A
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Hay-Adams many times over many years and it is consistently excellent. Friendly, efficient staff and wonderful location. The concierge staff also really knows the city and gives very helpful advice and makes the arrangements for everything.

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4Thank Henry A
Leawood, Kansas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Professionally staff elegant hotel overlooking the White House. We attended a beautiful wedding at the Hay Adams and enjoyed being a guest at the hotel. We found the food to be excellent, rooms clean and well maintained. And a very friendly staff. Room service was outstanding. Restaurant service was slow but food very good. We look forward to our return.

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4Thank stewart s
Nashville, TN, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a dismal stay at the Ritz Carlton, Tyson's, the Hay Adams lived up to its reputation for superb surroundings and service. Thanks to the dining room staff for accommodating my late arrival for breakfast.

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3Thank David C
Florence, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great place to stay . Close to White House and downtown. I love the rooms very clean and beautiful decorated. I will stay there again .Doorman are so nice and are willing to help you with anything.Love the resturant .

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3Thank Palmer3816
Leesburg, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long day of travel, I arrived to the Hay Adams after midnight. It was just like home: warm and welcoming. I had to leave early the next morning for meetings but the plush robes and slippers made me want to stay a little longer to enjoy the hotel and my morning coffee.

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1Thank Al D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant hotel, not too big, good sized rooms, price for white house facing rooms are very expensive, but wort a treat. goo d bar and nice restaurant. great breakfast selection. very friendly staff. make a point of remembering your name during your stay as you come back to front desk or restaurant. great alternative to the usual chain hotels....

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1Thank a m
Redlands, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not just a place but a great place. great walking venue. Lafaeyette P ark a nice place to sit and read on an afternoon. Public transportation available nearby. Take plenty of money when visiting. The public areas are cozy and intimate rather than the usual basketball size lobbies in many hotels.

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HansBrulandHA, General Manager at The Hay-Adams, responded to this review

Dear hishonor1, Thank you for your review! We are very proud of our public spaces and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the intimacy of our lobby area. It is a pleasure to hear that we have achieved our goal of creating an environment that is comfortable and welcoming. I hope that we will have the privilege of...

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Such a unique place to stay. We didn't need to find any cool places to have a cocktail or dinner because the Hay Adams has them both. Off the record bar is such a cool place to people watch and get delicious food and a great cocktail. The dining experience is great and listening to Tom play the piano as...

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HansBrulandHA, General Manager at The Hay-Adams, responded to this review

Dear Lisa F, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review. I am sure Tom will be gratified by your praise! I hope that we can welcome you back again the next time you are in DC! Sincerely, Hans Bruland VP / General Manager

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Washington's landmark residence of choice for visitors to our nation's capital. The Hay-Adams, a luxury boutique hotel, is as close as you can get to staying at the White House without a personal invitation from the President. Originally designed in the 1920s as a residential hotel, The Hay-Adams carefully emulates the ambiance of a distinguished private mansion on Lafayette Square. The 145-room boutique hotel in Washington, DC features 21 luxury suites with stunning views of Lafayette Park and the White House. All of our guest rooms exhibit the perfect combination of heritage, luxury, contemporary comfort and technology. Ideally situated in Lafayette Square and steps away from many of Washington D.C.'s famous attractions, The Hay-Adams is the premier destination for leisure and business travelers alike. ... more   less 

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Address: 16th & H Sts. NW, One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC 20006
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $492 - $942 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Hay-Adams 5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
The Hay-Adams Hotel Washington Dc
Hay Adams Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#12 Business Hotel in Washington DC
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