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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The Jefferson, in my opinion, is the best kind of top-notch hotel. It's elegant without being over the top, it's luxurious without being wasteful and flashy and its staff are warm and welcoming without being intrusive. From the sincerely welcoming greeting at reception to the perfectly proportioned and appointed room, The Jefferson did not disappoint. It felt more like a... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear robfromnw8, I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Jefferson, and that we did not disappoint! I look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit! Sincerely, David Bueno Hotel Manager dbueno@jeffersondc.com More 

Marblemount, Washington
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58 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The Jefferson's rooms and common areas are extraordinarily well appointed and the Quill bar is a pleasant option for a delicious, convenient dinner or drinks. However I was disappointed in the hotel's service and attention to detail. Two requests for a newspaper were forgotten. Similarly, I had to ask twice for an ironing board. I ordered room service for breakfast... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear marblemount , Thank you for taking the time to post about your comments regarding your recent stay both here and on our internal survey. Again, while I appreciate the fact that you enjoyed our guest rooms and amenities, I agree that some of the inconsistencies you experienced with regards to service were avoidable and I have since followed up... More 

Wayne, New Jersey
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39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights for my husbands birthday weekend. Have to say one of the nicest hotels I ever been to. Attention to every detail. Room very clean. Extremely comfortable king bed. They have everything you can ask for including oversized comfortable robe, slippers and nice grooming products to make your stay even more enjoyable. Fast and delicious room service.... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear lauraj3117, Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay, and for choosing to celebrate your husband’s birthday at The Jefferson! I was pleased to read that you were satisfied with the level of service you received, and that you were able to experience some of our dining outlets while you were here. I look forward... More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Top notch property. Great staff ,is in a very good location. Super service throughout. Restaurants and bar are very nice. Very pricey, but worth it. Place is spotless ...only thing that caught my attention, they say they have a car for local trips.. I never saw it once for the entire week I was there.. ( I don't think they... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear RG196, I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent visit to The Jefferson, and that you experienced “super service” throughout your stay. I can assure you that our house car is indeed an amenity that we offer and is available on a first come, first serve basis throughout the week; I apologize if this was not properly... More 

Los Angeles CA
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149 reviews
100 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 715 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Knowing I would be attending a convention in DC in Nov. 2015, I booked this historic hotel online almost a year ago after reading about it here on TripAdvisor--it's rated #1. To be frank, I also booked the Hay-Adams (also historic), the Mandarin Oriental (like the brand), and later via my convention housing bureau, the historic Morrison-Clark and the historic... More 

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Maine
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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped on Thanksgiving trip to GA to see various monuments, the Capitol, etc. Everything about hotel was perfect. Accepted our 20 lb rescue pup without question. First room a little tight but front desk upgraded very quickly. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Hotel well located. Overall great 3 days in DC.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

We have been to DC many times with our children ... this was a first time visit without to celebrate our anniversary! The Jefferson was recommended by friends and it was fabulous. Elegant, quiet boutique hotel perfectly located for easy access to everything and just a few blocks to the White House. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear klo_easton, I appreciate you taking the time to post about your recent stay. Once again, I would like to wish you a happy anniversary! I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience, and that you were able to celebrate with a relaxing weekend away. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to our entire staff,... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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108 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

For our first visit to DC, we wanted a hotel that would remind us that we were in the country's capital. This being a republic, we can't say they gave us the "royal" treatment, but they certainly gave us a service worth of a president. The hotel is beautiful, quiet, well located, and the rooms have everything you need. There... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Jongeli, Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay, and for your recommendation! I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your guest room and that you were able to experience some of our dining outlets while you were here. I hope to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely, David Bueno Hotel Manager dbueno@jeffersondc.com More 

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52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We stayed at the Jefferson in November 2015 for 4 nights. The hotel is small, about 90 rooms and has been recently refurbished. Our room was a very roomy suite, but be careful when you book because not all the rooms or suites have bathtubs. That is an issue for us, we like to have a bathtub, and like a... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Tim C, I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent visit, and that the level of service you received met your expectations. I will be sure to speak with our Housekeeping team regarding your comments about the bedding, as we are always looking for ways to improve our guest’s experience. I hope we have the opportunity to... More 

Gurgaon, India
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Reasonable service, decent rooms, but relatively small in size, the staff has difficulty in understanding instructions however one of the tolerable hotels in the city, reasonably well connected however a lot of room for improvement

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Pea_Bags, Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay at The Jefferson. I would enjoy the opportunity to speak with you further about some of the issues experienced, and can be reached at the contact information below at your convenience. Sincerely, David Bueno Hotel Manager dbueno@jeffersondc.com 202.448.3231 More 

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Jefferson, Washington's second most prestigious address. Distinguished, sophisticated and discreet, this 95-room luxury boutique hotel exemplifies all that its namesake, Thomas Jefferson, held dear -intricately thought-out design, twenty elegantly appointed suites, the most modern amenities including a petite spa, culinary excellence and exceptional personalized service. ... more   less 

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Address: 1200 16th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3202
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $419 - $895 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Jefferson, Washington DC 5*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
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Jefferson Hotel Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#2 Spa Hotel in Washington DC
#2 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#2 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#4 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
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“Recommend a room upgrade, my first room was a standard and it was quite small.”
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“All of the rooms are wonderful but you might want to not be right on the 2nd floor facing 16th Street. Very quiet hotel.”
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“Suites have large tubs”
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