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InterContinental The Willard Washington D.C.

Hotel, Resort, and Conference Room
Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown, Washington
  • Has a stamp of approval from The Telegraph and AFAR Media
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  • Brett G.
    "Beautiful hotel, but I just parked here."(4 Tips)
    Guido G.
    "... location next to the White House and within walking distance from the Mall..."(3 Tips)
    "famed Round Robin Bar"(3 Tips)
    Shangqi W.
    "Great location, spacious room and good service."(2 Tips)
63 Tips and reviews
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  • Brett G.
    Brett GarwoodDecember 20, 2016
    Beautiful hotel, but I just parked here.
  • Fairfax City R.
    Fairfax City ReporterDecember 7, 2016
    Check out the photo I took of the historical Washington Willard Hotel, shaped like ship as seen from roof top of Washington Press Club.
  • Guido G.
    Guido GybelsSeptember 2, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great hotel, in amazing building. Great location next to the White House and within walking distance from the Mall and several interesting museums. Try crab cakes in Café du Parc, they are amazing!
  • Jordan T.
    Jordan TaylorAugust 21, 2016
    Just look up this hotel on Wikipedia and read about its history... It's amazing! Gorgeous place
  • Harley S.
    Harley ShahMarch 9, 2016
    Call InterContinental THE WILLARD WASHINGTON D.C. to reserve a room today! We offer business and family-friendly hotel accommodations at affordable prices.
  • Eugene L.
    Eugene LipskyFebruary 14, 2016
    I really liked this hotel and hope to try their restaurants next time. Only thing that I would have liked is a refreshed modern shower. Ordered steak medium rare via room service it was cooked medium.
  • Norie W.
    Norie WrightFebruary 13, 2016
    Beautiful hotel with incredible rooms. The food is pretty overpriced, but the room and spa are worth every penny!
  • J. T.
    J. T.December 13, 2015
    Beautiful historic hotel. Close to the White House, Washington Monument and Holocaust Museum. Had great view of the Washington Monument from our room.
  • Eli Y.
    Eli YokleyJuly 31, 2015
    Great bar.
  • Katie W.
    Katie WillardJune 21, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Wonderful teatime. Great merchandise for families named Willard to buy and show off.
  • Maria S.
    Maria SheardMay 18, 2015
    Service was great, rooms beautiful!!
  • Maria S.
    Maria SheardMay 18, 2015
    Service is a+++
  • Jason H.
    Jason H.May 10, 2015
    Nice hotel. Quiet room with comfy bed. Good location. Attentive service.
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BurtonMay 7, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Thanks for everything Willard! Everything was perfect! See you next time we are in DC. We are off to Scotland!
  • vincent c.
    vincent callahanJanuary 27, 2015
    Beautiful hotel, great service.
  • Jenny D.
    Jenny DeVaughnJanuary 15, 2015
    If you tip the bellman, they may offer you free bottled water. Bottled water in the room could be $8 or more.
  • GoLacey Go
    GoLacey GoDecember 14, 2014
    One of the oldest hotels we have ever stepped foot in& it's flawless!!! Gorgeous decor and very well kept!!!!
  • Rachel W.
    Rachel Wang PangNovember 29, 2014
    Love this hotel, friendly staff and awesome decor. Their food is delicious as well:-)
  • A. W.
    A. WrightNovember 27, 2014
    In Winter, Try the Spiced Cider.
  • Shangqi W.
    Shangqi WuNovember 24, 2014
    Great location, spacious room and good service. It's an honor to stay in this historic hotel. Breakfast should be tier 1, only compared within American hotels. Food choices are fewer than Asian IHGs.
  • Puck P.
    Puck PeijnenburgOctober 13, 2014
    We had a great lunch outside. Love the cute birds on the terrace.
  • Imogen B.
    Imogen BurtonSeptember 26, 2014
    Grand old dame hotel brimming with history! Spacious rooms with lots of storage. Good concierge service. Wonderful position for sightseeing
  • David V.
    David VSeptember 6, 2014
    Beautiful place
  • David V.
    David VSeptember 6, 2014
    Amazing building
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaAugust 4, 2014
    Drawing many of the political, social, and cultural elite into a world of old Washington luxury and charm: marble columns, mahogany furnishings, crystal chandeliers, cocktails, and afternoon tea. Read more
    SONBOL AliabadiMay 3, 2014
    Watching Kentucky Derby celebration!
  • Azizza D.
    Azizza DavisMay 2, 2014
    A great experience and great service!
  • jon a.
    jon accarrinoJanuary 15, 2014
    There's a creepy photo on the 6th floor.
  • Steve M.
    Steve McdowallDecember 14, 2013
    So beautiful especially at the holidays
  • Omri L.
    Omri LavieSeptember 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The Lobby of this hotel is where President Grant coined the phrase "Lobbying"
  • Marc B.
    Marc BlumbergAugust 26, 2013
    Be sure to visit the museum in the lobby. Lots of history
  • E C.
    E ChenJuly 28, 2013
    A very grand old hotel. Just don't order room service—everything is absurdly salty.
  • Venny F. V.
    Venny F. VenistineJuly 4, 2013
    What a incredible.. By Member as AmbassadorProgram, how we have been getting so many privileges as 1st class.. Moreover we bring a baby who need special service for. Like our home, we love stay here..
  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchJune 26, 2013
    Everyone from Martin Luther King Jr. to Mark Twain has stayed at The Willard. Be sure to check out the famed Round Robin Bar, where the mint julep is our favorite cocktail.
  • Drew F.
    Drew FreyJune 16, 2013
    Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, stayed at this 335-room grand dame shortly after their 1920 marriage. They saidthe hotel smelled "of peaches & hot biscuit & the cindery aroma of travelling salesmen"
  • James S.
    James StaufferJune 6, 2013
    Double white chocolate mocha the best!!!!
  • Heather
    HeatherApril 23, 2013
    This is a lovely setting for high tea, and the scones are quite good. Live harp music on Friday-Sunday. The finger sandwiches are ho-hum, as is the tea itself. The hostess is more than a bit snooty.
  • Terry R.
    Terry RomanoApril 22, 2013
    Beautiful hotel and great breakfast
  • joye
    joyeApril 17, 2013
    Rooms are big and bright. Plenty of space to put your stuff
  • Jeffrey S.
    Jeffrey SApril 12, 2013
    Famous place to stay. Great location
  • The Telegraph
    The TelegraphMarch 12, 2013
    Special treat: The Willard InterContinental ( has hosted Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens, Martin Luther King and David Lloyd George. Rooms from $259/£172.
  • CITYPEEK Patti
    CITYPEEK PattiJanuary 23, 2013
    True old world #hotel elegance
  • H I.
    H IJanuary 3, 2013
    The lobby of this hotel is where Julia Ward wrote "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," and where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote his renowned "I Have a Dream" speech.
  • Tasting Table
    Tasting TableAugust 8, 2012
    Order a Mint Julep; prepared according to Henry Clay’s specific instructions, it's the best in town: Read more
  • Cris R.
    Cris RiveraJuly 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    These little mousse cups were amazing!
  • Jennifer C.
    Jennifer CarlisleJune 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Such an amazing vibe from the moment you walk in! Don't forget to head into their history museum.
  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
    One block from the White House, National Mall and Metro Center, the Willard InterContinental Washington dates back to 1818. Drinks or afternoon tea at the Round Robin are classic! Read more
  • Chef Geoff
    Chef GeoffMay 24, 2012
    Great hotel. Chef Geoff's has a great menu right around the corner on 13th.
  • Joe G.
    Joe GattusoMay 16, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    I've heard that Mark Twain used to like strolling down "peacock alley" -- then would run outside down 14th St. and do it again!
  • Saving Places
    Saving PlacesApril 20, 2012
    On August 28, 1963, Reverend Martin Luther King finished his famous “I Have A Dream” speech while a guest at the Willard.
  • M. B.
    M. B.March 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try their cherry blossom afternoon tea!
  • The Miss O.
    The Miss OhioFebruary 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't just walk into the lobby! Stay the night if you have the cash. It is so historical!
  • dancingqueen f.
    Truman's Bar @OccidentalGrill next2/no connecting door fm @willard not Handicap friendly:Mgt didn't want to let me use lift, kit back door stuck 45+mins, miss 1/2 HH, comped, noHH prices overcharged2
  • Morgan O.
    Morgan OAugust 23, 2011
    Parking is 10 dollars cheaper (for overnight parking) than the W next door
  • NightScene
    NightSceneNovember 18, 2010
    Feeling like "Boardwalk Empire?" Rub elbows with the district most powerful in this classic style hotel bar. The only thing that would make this place perfect is being able to light up a fat stogie
  • Peter
    PeterSeptember 19, 2010
    Rooms are elegant with comfortable beds. Got 5% discount on my stay info at Read more
  • Bill P.
    Bill PescodAugust 4, 2010
    Mean Mojito at the Round Robin
  • Ken M.
    Ken MatthewsJuly 20, 2010
    Historically deep! And great place 4 conference.
  • Morgan T.
    Morgan ThomasJuly 12, 2010
    I love coming to this Elizabeth Arden location. It is conveniently located and the service is amazing!
  • David L.
    David LaffertyJune 5, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Service is outstanding. Join the Ambassador program. The upgrades are well worth it.
  • WPC Insider
    WPC InsiderFebruary 1, 2010
    Walk into the lobby at this hotel - its classic!
  • Jose antonio M.
    Jose antonio M.January 24, 2016
    Hermoso hotel vale la pena conocerlo
  • Luis A.
    Luis ArmandoMay 25, 2013
    Muy bien ubicado. Habitaciones muy amplias y confortables.
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