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The Willard InterContinental, Washington DC

    The Willard InterContinental, Washington DC
 in Washington
    The Willard InterContinental, Washington DC
 in Washington


The Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of the nation's capital on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House, the Smithsonian museums, and the downtown business and theater districts. The Willard epitomizes world-class hospitality as the hotel of choice for heads of state and leaders of the world's business, cultural, social, and political elite.

The hotel's 335 well appointed guestrooms include 41 elegant suites. Dining options include the popular French bistro Café du Parc with seasonal outdoor seating, the Occidental Grill & Seafood, traditional Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley, and the classic Round Robin Bar. The luxurious Red Door Spa offers a wide array of pampering treatments. The classic Willard InterContinental combines heritage and luxury with contemporary comfort and the latest technology.

An American institution, the Willard has hosted nearly every U.S. president since 1853. It was at the Willard that Julia Ward Howe wrote The Battle Hymn of the Republic, where President Ulysses S. Grant popularized the term "Lobbyist," and where Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King finished his renowned "I Have a Dream" speech.

Jim Hewes at The Willard InterContinental, Washington DC was awarded Hotel Historian of the Year for the 2017 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence.

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The Willard InterContinental, a member of Historic Hotels of America since 2010, dates back to 1818.

Fun FactOn August 28, 1963, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. finished his famous "I Have A Dream" speech while a guest at The Willard.

Original Property Opened: 1818

Historic Hotels of America toll-free reservations number +1 800 678 8946


1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 12:00 p.m.

DiningBarIn-Room DiningBusiness CenterMeetingsWiFi
Fitness CenterFitness ClassesGift ShopHair SalonLive MusicSpaFamily FriendlyEco-Friendly
Pet FriendlyArt CollectionFilm LocationGhostsHistorical Tours

Hotel Amenities & Policies
Accessible Rooms: Accessible rooms are available. Please notify request at time of booking.
Adjoining Rooms: Adjoining rooms are available. Please notify request at time of booking.
Age Requirements: Guest are required to be 21 years or older with photo identification to reserve a room and check-in.
Airport Transportation: An airport shuttle may be arranged through the hotel's concierge, rates apply.
ATM: Available.
Cancellation Policy: Allowed until 6:00 p.m. local hotel time, 24 hours prior to arrival. Please note different cancellation restrictions may apply to special rates. Please confirm rate rules with hotel before booking.
Cribs and Pack-in-Plays: Available upon request; complimentary.
Deposit: No deposit needed unless required, based on rate rules.
Early Check-In/Late Check-Out: Available, depending upon availability.
Extra Person Fees: Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Hotel/Resort Fees & Taxes: Resort fees: N/A. Taxes: 14.5%.
Parking: Valet parking: Available for all hotel guests 24 hours a day. Guests may call for their vehicle at least 20 minutes prior to departure. Overnight valet parking rate is $55.00 and includes unrestricted in and out privileges. The Willard garage vehicle height restriction is 6′ 5″. Motorcycles are permitted in the garage only if the hotel guest is staying overnight. Day parking for motorcycles is not available. All oversize vehicles including buses, campers, RV’s and cars with trailers are not permitted in the garage. Please see alternative parking options available at Union Station. Parking Rates: 0-2 Hours: $22, 2-4 Hours: $28, Max/All Day: $35, Overnight: $55 (includes unrestricted in/out privileges for hotel guests only).
Payment: All forms of payment are accepted. Payment is required at time of booking. Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners Club, JCB, and Discover are accepted.
Pet Policy: Service animals allowed: Yes. Pets allowed: Yes. Restrictions: Maximum weight: 40 lbs. Maximum amount: 1 pet per room. Fee: $200. Service animals for blind or otherwise disabled are exempt from fee and weight limit.
Rollaways: Available upon request; surcharge. Limit is 1 per room.
Smoking Policy: Non-smoking property.
Transportation: Airport transfers, shuttles, and sightseeing via limousine, sedan, mini coach or bus can be arranged through our Concierge. Complimentary Tesla Chauffeur Service within a three mile radius of the hotel, Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. This service is available on a first-come first-served basis and provides drop-off service only. The Tesla Model S zero-emission sedan is part of the hotel’s ongoing commitment to implementing green initiatives.
The above list may not be comprehensive and information is subject to change without notice. Fees and deposits may not include tax. Taxes, fees, deposits, and policies are subject to change without notice.

National Expansion and Reform, 1815 ~ 1848

The Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of the nation's capital on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House, the Smithsonian museums, and the downtown business and theater districts.

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