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Get an overview of this hotelWashington, DC grande dame on Lafayette Square

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Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business centre
Laundry facilities
Babysitting

Distinguished friend

Call it Washington's second-best address if you must, the Hay-Adams is nonetheless the grande dame of DC hotels; it sits across from the city's best address and, perhaps, shares some of its secrets.

Historic treasure

The Hay-Adams, which was built in 1928 and renovated in 2002, offers 24-hour room service, valet parking, and a business center.

Classical elegance

Guestroom niceties at The Hay-Adams include Frette luxury linens, canopy headboards with dimmer lighting, marble and brass bathrooms, and turndown service. High-speed Internet access is complimentary.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Hay-Adams in Washington, DC offers a distinguished address across Lafayette Square from the White House and 4 blocks from the National Mall.

Amenities include a complimentary 24-hour business center, 24-hour room service, and banquet facilities.

  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 13 
  • Restaurant 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1440 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15500 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 145 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Turndown service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Lafayette Room - Contemporary American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and Sunday brunch. Dinner Monday through Friday evenings. The Hay-Adams' Lafayette Room is elegant and sunny.

Off the Record Bar - Classic American dishes for lunch and dinner. The décor includes red-plush booths and walls decorated with caricatures of current political players—the drawings are changed regularly.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 59 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking fee: USD 59 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hay-Adams
  • Hay-Adams Hotel
  • Hay-Adams Hotel Washington
  • Hay-Adams Washington
  • Hay Adams Washington Dc
  • The Hay-Adams Hotel Washington Dc

We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Hay-Adams is listed in the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2016 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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