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The Dupont Circle vs Waldorf Astoria Washington DC

Both hotels are endorsed by experts. Overall, The Dupont Circle ranks slightly higher than Trump International Hotel Washington D.C.. The Dupont Circle scores 82 with endorsements from 10 publications like Michelin Guide, Fodor's and Gayot.

The Dupont Circle
The Dupont Circle
8 / 10
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
From $305 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"Despite its modest 1940s-era exterior, the Dupont Circle Hotel is in the vanguard of modern design among D.C. hotels after a yearlong, top-to-bottom renovation." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"A rebranding and extensive renovation of this hotel turned it into a contemporary gem in a can't-be-beat location."
Star Service Star Service
"Parked in the midst of D.C.'s most vibrant social scene, it is a scene-stealer in its own right: a midcentury-modern hotel with a theatrical aesthetic that disguises its Irish roots." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Having reopened in 2009, this property overlooking Dupont Circle has made a splash as a moderately-priced property with a modern flair."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Part of the Doyle group, this spot is chic and glamorous, in a more contemporary and sleek fashion than the embassy row it sits near." Full review
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Waldorf Astoria Washington DC
Waldorf Astoria Washington DC
7 / 10
1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2501
From $595 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Gayot Gayot
"Trump’s D.C. outpost offers luxury accommodations in a historic setting."
The Telegraph The Telegraph
8.0
"The transformation of the historic 1899 Old Post Office from condemned building to 263-room luxury hotel would have been big news at any time." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"One of the coolest things is the fact that guests and non-guests alike can visit the iconic, 315-foot Clock Tower, which offers soaring city views." Full review
Forbes Travel Guide Forbes Travel Guide
5 Stars
"The hotel maintains much of its historic feel, thanks to 16-foot ceilings and period detailing like hardwood floors, original windows and doors. " Full review
Forbes Travel Guide Forbes Travel Guide
4 Stars
"The hotel maintains much of its historic feel, thanks to 16-foot ceilings and period detailing like hardwood floors...hotel also offers an indulgent spa; luxurious velvet, marble and gilded finishes" Full review