The Watergate Hotel

The Watergate Hotel


2650 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., DC, United States

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About The Watergate Hotel

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Washington D.C.. Guests have access to a sauna and an indoor pool.

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Good to Know

To Downtown1.2 mi
Nearest airportWashington, D.C. All airports
Distance to airport1.0 mi


Check-in time4:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+1 202 827 1600

Amenities at The Watergate Hotel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Computer use available
  • Wine glasses
  • ATM on-site
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Family rooms
  • Cribs available
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Heated pool
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Hot tub
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Indoor pool
  • Key card access
  • Kids meals
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Steam room
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Spa and wellness center
  • River view
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Saltwater pool
  • EV charging station
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Carpeted
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Sauna
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Bicycle rental
  • Fitness center
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Massage


  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Spa
  • 24-hour security
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for The Watergate Hotel

GoodBased on 749 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Very clean, friendly staff, and great location" (in 195 reviews)
  • The staff was amazing ! (in 188 reviews)
  • Our room was amazing and so comfortable. (in 129 reviews)
Cons -
  • No microwave in the room Overpriced (in 74 reviews)
  • We had the worst room. (in 68 reviews)
  • We had the worst room. (in 68 reviews)

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Where is The Watergate Hotel

Most Popular Landmarks

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Getting Around

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FAQs when booking at The Watergate Hotel

Is pricing at The Watergate Hotel comparable to 5 star hotels in Washington, D.C.?

In Washington, D.C., the average nightly rate for 5 stars hotels is $925. The expected nightly rate for The Watergate Hotel is around $278; a price that is 70% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers The Watergate Hotel to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 5 stars hotel in Washington, D.C..

How close is The Watergate Hotel to the nearest airport, Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport?

With no traffic, the 3.4 mi drive between The Watergate Hotel and Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 0h 06m. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

What is the best way for guests to get from Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport to The Watergate Hotel?

The Watergate Hotel has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Washington, D.C., renting a car for around $42/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is The Watergate Hotel considered pet-friendly?

The Watergate Hotel welcomes most household pets.

Is there a pool at The Watergate Hotel?

Yes, The Watergate Hotel has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

How close is The Watergate Hotel from the Washington, D.C. city center?

The center of Foggy Bottom - West End, Washington, D.C., is just 0.6 mi away from the front doors of The Watergate Hotel. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as National Zoo, which you can get to from The Watergate Hotel using any means of transportation.

What is the The Watergate Hotel phone number?

For questions about The Watergate Hotel and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +1 202 827 1600.

Does The Watergate Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Watergate Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at The Watergate Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym available to The Watergate Hotel guests. Gym hours may not be 24 hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

What is the check-out time at The Watergate Hotel?

Check-out should be before 11:00 AM. For checking in at The Watergate Hotel, guests should plan for any time after 4:00 PM on the day of their scheduled arrival.

How much does it cost to stay at The Watergate Hotel, Washington, D.C.?

Usually The Watergate Hotel room prices are around $278/night, with the cheapest deals starting from $174/night. Prices vary based on many factors (e.g. dates, time of year, room type etc.) so use the form above to see deals for your intended stay.

Is there a restaurant at The Watergate Hotel?

There is a restaurant located in The Watergate Hotel. Please contact them for kitchen hours. The hotel also has a bar.

Does The Watergate Hotel have a laundry service?

There’s a laundry service at The Watergate Hotel that can be used by guests. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

How far is The Watergate Hotel from White House?

The Watergate Hotel is a good place to stay to see White House. It’s 1 mi away.

Is The Watergate Hotel close to Lincoln Memorial?

The Watergate Hotel is a good choice to stay at if you want to visit Lincoln Memorial, which is 0.8 mi away.