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The Watergate Hotel Georgetown

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Built in 1967 and reopened in June 2016, following an extensive $150 million renovation, The Watergate Hotel is a legendary Washington DC luxury hotel. Just steps away from Georgetown and centrally located for all of DC's attractions. The 336 guest rooms and suites define luxury with modern marble bathrooms, plush bedding, private balconies with river views and more. The Next Whisky Bar is a stylish lounge filled with a selection of the world's finest spirits. The Whisky Garden features private, heated Winter Igloos from November to March serving dinner and drinks. The Top of the Gate rooftop bar has unrivaled 360-degree panoramic views. Enjoy a rooftop skating rink and cozy fire pits from November to January. Kingbird Restaurant features fine dining 7 days a week, plus weekend brunch and afternoon tea. Indoor Pool, 24-Fitness Center, Sauna and Steam Room. Argentta Spa has a full menu of massages, facials, custom body treatments and more for both men & women.
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My wife and I stayed at the Watergate from 2/17 and checked out today, 2/20, and had such a great time. Our decision to stay at the Watergate stemmed from my wife being a US history teacher, so the history surrounding the hotel was a real selling point. Upon arrival, the
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
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Dear Dave, Reading your review makes us smile from ear to ear and we thank you and your wife for calling our hotel “home” during your three-day Washington retreat. As you have noted, touring our “Scandal Room” should be added to every Washington-based bucket list and we are delighted to provide guests of The Watergate with a complimentary tour assuming the room is vacant. We are tickled to find that you and your wife so enjoyed the tour and we have shared and celebrated your kind words with Henri and the rest of our Watergate colleagues. We appreciate you sharing your added details and we hope that your visit also allowed time to explore Argentta, our in-house spa, perhaps for a relaxing soak in the pool or better yet, a massage. Once more, the pleasure was ours and on behalf of our entire team, we are thrilled to read that you will join us again upon your Washington return. If we can assist in making those plans, we invite you to be in touch. Warmest Regards, Jeff David Managing Director
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Stayed here over the weekend and I just can't say enough about how wonderful the staff is and also how wonderful the hotel is!! We stayed in room 430 which had this amazing wrap around balcony. It was spotless and may I mention that the daily housekeeping did such a great job
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Responded 3 Oct 2018
Dear Kris, As you discovered, our Watergate colleagues are passionate about creating perfect experiences and we are thrilled to find that Aldelphia, our housekeepers and the rest of our team did just that. We thank you for taking the time to share your glowing endorsement and we hope that our friends in Argentta Spa had the chance to spoil you as well. On behalf of all of us, we too are looking forward to your next visit and we invite you to let us know if we can assist in confirming your plans. Until then. Warmest Regards, Jeff David Managing Director
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This was our first time staying at the Watergate Hotel. We love history and thought it was a great idea to stay where a bit of history was made. My reservations were made with Ms. Nathlyn Smith and she started our experience with attentiveness and care to ensure we understood
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Diva007A, What a treat to read your review. We have long believed that it is the welcoming spirit and gracious hospitality provided by our team which brings guests back time and again and reading feedback like yours certainly further affirms that sentiment. It warms us to find that so many of our Watergate colleagues left a lasting impression and we thank you for taking the time to share accolades of their efforts. Your kind words have been shared and celebrated with those mentioned as well as the rest of our team and on behalf of all of us in Georgetown, we look forward to welcoming you time and again for many years to come. If we can assist in planning your return, we invite you to be in touch. Warmest Regards, Jeff David Managing Director
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Very sweet and soft spoken crew at front desk is the first thing you experience when you step in! That’s an enormous effect on you in this new city when efficiency is delivered to you in the most calm form! This sweet people is a huge asset to this Hotel. Thanks immensely Arya
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Responded 2 days ago
Dear LekhaChakraborty, As we so often say at The Watergate, the only view is a water view and we are tickled to read that you so enjoyed the views of the Potomac River and nearby bridges, so perfectly framed by our expansive guest room windows. It was a joy to have you with us and we thank you for investing the time to share such a thorough review. We are thrilled to find that you enjoyed everything from your Kingbird dining experience to your tour of the “Scandal Room” and most importantly, the gracious service provided by our greater Watergate team. Reviews like yours are what we hope to earn time and again and on behalf of your many new friends in Washington, we look forward to spoiling you again, hopefully, one day soon. Best Regards, Jeff David Managing Director
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Let me preface that almost all my reviews are 4 or 5. I think this is the first really negative review I've written: Last year, They lost our car keys. That is not my gripe. A parking attendant made an honest mistake. To err is human. The management did not handle it well, and
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Response from Management_Team_365, General Manager at The Watergate Hotel Georgetown
Responded 2 days ago
Dear trailblazernc, Greetings and thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are always appreciative of those who allow us another chance to shine and we thank you for exploring another Watergate retreat for your upcoming Washington visit. We are terribly sorry to read of your troubles in confirming a reservation and we hope the messages left by our team in previous days have found their way to you. Should your time allow, I would love nothing more than to speak by phone so that I can extend a more heartfelt apology and perhaps offer my personal assistance in selecting the ideal dates to plan your return. My contact information is provided below, which I invite you to use in forwarding a convenient time that I may be in touch. Once more, we thank you for sharing your feedback and I look forward to speaking with you in the days ahead. Warm Regards, Jeff David Managing Director jdavid@thewatergatehotel.com
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Is there valet parking?
Greetings, We look forward to welcoming you and we thank you for being in touch with your question. We are pleased to share that our hotel does offer valet parking with both daily and overnight rates. Should you need anything more we invite you to be in touch and once again, we look forward to welcoming you in the days ahead. Best Regards, The Watergate Hotel
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Yes, and you can go to see "The" room if you want.
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The hotel pool is a heated indoor pool open to hotel and spa guests. Open 8AM - 8PM each day.
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In door pool is nice, it’s a little loud though with the fountains
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I have done the walk many times, but it takes a while to learn the ropes because the streets are a bit confusing. If you have a phone with GPS, I recommend using directions the first time, There is no shuttle.
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"higher floors have great views. balcony is nice"
"looking over the potamac river was fabulous. we were in room 719 and it was very nice"
"River view with balcony is worth the price."
"Room with a view of the river was great, but car noise from Rock creek Parkway is somewhat bothersome."
"Rooms are very large for a city hotel. Beautifully clean and welcoming. River view was onto Georgetown Harbor. "
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PRICE RANGE
US$202 - US$559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCFoggy Bottom - GWU - West End
NUMBER OF ROOMS
336
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