W Washington D.C.

515 15th St NW Between 14th and 15th Street | Washington, DC 20004-1006  [SEE MAP]Washington, DC  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Rooftop lounge with views of National Mall
Small standard rooms

Rubbing elbows with the Department of the Treasury and the White House, the W Washington D.C. places guests in the heart of our country's political sphere. This W property is much more colorful than its white-stone neighbors; guests love the hotel's funky red furniture and purple lighting, which gives the W a nightclub-esque feel. In addition to the decor, previous visitors praise the accommodations, furnished with 350-thread-count linens, flat-screen TVs and high-speed internet access (for a fee). Visitors also compliment the W's upscale dining venue Pinea Restaurant, but for many, the highlight of this hotel is the P.O.V. rooftop lounge, which boasts breathtaking views of the National Mall. Just keep in mind: If you're looking for a quiet place to stay, this is not the right place for you. Some recent guests say that the noise level can be a problem for those trying to get a restful night's sleep. And because this hotel is part of the Marriott hotel family, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and use points here.

Washington, DC
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 317 rooms
Primary View
City center
Traditional, Modern, Historic, Opulent
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Solo travelers


  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

Travel + Leisure


What rooms lack in space, they make up for in decor. Designer Dianna Wong has retained the former Hotel Washington’s Beaux-Arts sensibility, while making it modern a chic of white and black palate.



The historic Italian Renaissance building comes alive when you walk through the doors. The contemporary, stylish ambiance sets the tone of this hotel with a signature restaurant and dazzling rooftop lounge with a spectacular view of the Washington Monument.

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 2521 have reviewed the W Washington D.C., giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: 

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 2521 reviews 4.0 (based on 2521 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Designed by Dianna Wong, guest rooms are decorated in shades of white, gray and black. The modern style rooms have white lacquer desks, leather desk chairs, small chandeliers and 37-inch flat-screen TVs. All rooms feature signature W beds, 350-thread-count sheets and iPod docking stations.
  • In-room high-speed Internet access available for $14.95 per day; complimentary in the Living Room
  • Wonderful (standard size) rooms are 215 to 286 square feet, small by D.C. standards ?
  • Bathrooms feature waterfall showers and Bliss Spa products

Standard room size215 to 286 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The W Washington D.C. is located in the downtown area, two blocks east of the White House, near Penn Quarter. Formerly the Hotel Washington, the property was completely renovated and opened as the W Washington D.C. in July 2009. Situated in a historic 1917 Beaux Arts building, the hotel has hosted presidential galas, dignitaries and famous celebrities, including Elvis Presley. The lobby area does get a party-like atmosphere in the evening, so if you’re looking for a quiet hotel this may not be the best fit. While this W is within walking distance of many of D.C.'s top attractions, the immediate area around the hotel does get deserted after business hours. ?
  • 24-hour Whatever/Whenever concierge?
  • Nearest metro stations: McPherson Square (Blue and Orange lines) is four blocks north and Metro Center (Red, Blue and Orange lines) is four blocks northeast ?
  • Located 4 miles north of Reagan National Airport and 28 miles southeast of Dulles International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($55)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


The hotel boasts three dining options. Pinea, created by chef Barry Koslow, focuses on Mediterranean dishes, crafted from locally sourced meats, seafood and vegetables. The rooftop POV, Point of View, is known for its picturesque views of the city’s landmark monuments. POV serves pizzas, sandwiches, salads and light snacks, as well as drinks from a signature cocktail menu. For light fare, there’s the Living Room Bar, which offers cocktails and appetizers in an eclectic setting with pinstriped, high-back sofas, stainless steel side tables and a DJ spinning as the crystal chandeliers change colors. ?
  • Pinea is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner?
  • Root Cellar Whiskey Bar is located in the lower level of Pinea
  • Food is served at POV Sunday through Thursday until 9 p.m.; and Fridays and Saturdays until 11 p.m.?
  • POV offers bottle service Fridays and Saturdays
  • Dress code at POV is "casual sophistication," no athletic wear allowed
  • The Living Room Bar offers SIP (social interactive playtime with appetizers and cocktails) from 4 to 7 p.m ?
  • 24-hour room service

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


The W primarily caters to couples and professionals, but the hotel does offer cribs and rollaways upon request.
  • Concierge can arrange babysitting services with a 24-hour notice
  • Rollaway beds are $40 per night, but they cannot be accommodated in all rooms
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs


The FIT Gym offers iPod-compatible Excite treadmills, elliptical machines and stationary bikes. The fitness center also has wave machines and dumbbells available, in addition to balance balls, yoga equipment and boxing bags.
  • Open 24 hours
  • Whatever/Whenever service can schedule personal training sessions for a fee
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


The W has 10,000 square feet of space available for business meetings and events. On-site specialists can help with event details, including mood music, signature scents and break-time activities.
  • Great Room can accommodate up to 700 guests
  • Full-service event and catering staff
  • 24-hour business center

Number of meeting rooms9

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

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