The Hay-Adams vs J20

Both properties are rated highly by professional travelers. On balance, The Hay-Adams ranks significantly higher than Jackson 20. The Hay-Adams comes in at 98 with approval from 19 reviewers including Frommer's, Fodor's and Time Out.

The Hay-Adams
The Hay-Adams
9 / 10
16th & H Sts. NW, One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC 20006
From $369 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Concierge Concierge
"This venerable hotel... has such a good bird's-eye view of the First Mansion that network news divisions often book a room here just for the camera angles."
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"If it's good enough for the Obamas, it's good enough for the rest of us. This grand, historic hotel faces the White House and has hosted many a famous face."
Oyster Oyster
"Quite possibly the most famous hotel in the capital, and deservedly so." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"One of the city's finest hotels, this rebuilt 19th-century residence also boasts what is arguably the city's best location." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"Constructed on the sites of the homes of John Hay and Henry Adams, this elegant hotel features beautifully restored rooms filled with antiques and boasting ornamental ceilings."
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8 / 10
480 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314
From $0 /night
Fodor's Fodor's
"Luxurious guestrooms where traditional Americana takes on a sharp, contemporary look."
Frommer's Frommer's
"Ideally located in the heart of Old Town's historic district, this 6-story brick building used to house a Holiday Inn Select." Full review
Jetsetter Jetsetter
"Civil War history meets modern sophistication in the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"In the heart of Old Town, 11 blocks east of the metro station, in a six-story redbrick structure with a gabled roofline, this place blends into its historic setting." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Located on King Street in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, this 241-room Kimpton hotel is close to local museums, restaurants, and the historic Mount Vernon." Full review
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