22 expert reviews
“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.”
– DK Eyewitness
"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."
"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."
"Quite possibly the most famous hotel in the capital, and deservedly so." Full review
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
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"From the gold-leaf and walnut lobby to the sleek modern rooms, the Hay-Adams is one of DC’s finest hotels."