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800 16th Street NW One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC 20006
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 21/07/12 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/07/12 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#7 of 153 hotels in Washington DC
Travellers' Choice
Welcome to Washington's landmark residence of choice for visitors to our nation's capital. The Hay-Adams, a luxury boutique hotel, is as close as you can get to staying at the White House without a personal invitation from the President. Originally designed in the 1920s as a residential hotel, The Hay-Adams carefully emulates the ambiance of a distinguished private mansion on Lafayette Square. The 145-room boutique hotel in Washington, DC features 21 luxury suites with stunning views of Lafayette Park and the White House. All of our guest rooms exhibit the perfect combination of heritage, luxury, contemporary comfort and technology. Ideally situated in Lafayette Square and steps away from many of Washington D.C.'s famous attractions, The Hay-Adams is the premier destination for leisure and business travelers alike.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Paid public parking on-site
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Butler service
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
VIP room facilities
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand films
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Great View
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Dutch and 2 more
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Arthur Koenig wrote a review 17 Sep
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The welcome was warm and when my husband hurt his knee and was unable to walk,the staff went out their way to help. Room Service was perfect and staff ready to bring anything needed to the room. Attention paid to all aspects of cleanliness and masking, etc. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: August 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: The hotel is opposite the White House and very convenient for walking.
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Freak77 wrote a review Feb 2021
Santa Barbara, California84 contributions87 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
I came to DC for business and didn't know what to expect. The hotel far exceeded my expectations. From check-in to check-out everything was flawless. The building is older and very well maintained. The food service was impeccable, everything from room service to meals in the restaurant were delicious. I'd put The Hay-Adams in the top group of hotels I've visited.
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Date of stay: February 2021
Trip type: Travelled on business
Response from , General Manager at The Hay-Adams
Responded 22 Feb 2021
Dear Freak77, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Allison D wrote a review 08 Sep
1 contribution
This hotel is magnificent. We had an absolutely wonderful time. The staff outstanding. The room beautiful. The food amazing. Loved our experience. This is the place to stay when you go to Washington DC. The hotel is located so close to all the history of this town. You will not be disappointed. Thank you so much to the staff. You are magnificent.
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Date of stay: September 2021
Gillian F wrote a review 02 Sep
San Diego, California1 contribution1 helpful vote
I recently stayed at The Hay Adams as a treat to myself. As a RN I and my colleagues have been through a year + of high stress. I needed a break and The Hay Adams gave that to me. The hotel was just as I hoped, quiet, and beautiful with the service I wanted. The hotel was immaculate, the staff where friendly. The food was amazing. Room service there when I wanted it. I had never visited Washington, and it was everything I had hoped for. I look forward to returning to Washington again , to see the places I did not get too this trip. I feel The Hay Adams will be like visiting an old friend again. Thank you all for an amazing stay.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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malibugypsy wrote a review 01 Sep
california17 contributions25 helpful votes
The Hay is a superlative hotel with fantastic service and an unparalleled view and proximity to all that is DC. We had a room facing the White House on the 8th floor. The 8th and 7th have the best views over the tops of the trees. One of the best hotels I’ve ever stayed in.
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Date of stay: August 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Face the White House in the top two floors
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Response from Colette Meewisse-Marquez, General Manager at The Hay-Adams
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear malibugypsy, Thank you for your terrific review! Being among your favorite hotels makes us so proud! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the incredible views of The White House and the monuments from your guest room as well, as they are truly special. We look forward to serving you again when your travels bring you to the D.C. area. Warm regards,
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US$366 - US$574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCUpper Northwest / Dupont Circle / Connecticut Ave/ K Street
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Hay-Adams
Which popular attractions are close to The Hay-Adams?
Nearby attractions include Renwick Gallery (0.3 km), White House (0.3 km), and Eisenhower Executive Office Building (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Hay-Adams?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Hay-Adams?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Hay-Adams?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Hay-Adams?
Yes, paid public parking on-site and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Hay-Adams?
Conveniently located restaurants include Joe's Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab, Lafayette Restaurant, and Old Ebbitt Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Hay-Adams?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does The Hay-Adams have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Hay-Adams offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Hay-Adams?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Hay-Adams?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Hay-Adams offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.