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800 16th Street Northwest, Downtown D.C., Washington, DC, DC 20006, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.9/10! (score from 163 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at The Hay - Adams.
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Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu
Wired internet is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 49 per day.
Room Service, Packed Lunches, 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Shoeshine, Suit Press, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying, Honeymoon Suite
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Heating, Hypoallergenic room available
Dutch, Italian, French, Spanish, English, German
From 3:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 18 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 30 per person per night when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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No chill areas, food and drinks really overpriced even vs high end local restaurants, the cleaning staff broke my make up and instead of letting me know just left it and put it back tog, when I picked up collapsed in hands. Informed mgt and they sent a chocolate - not even offered to replace item.
Location and we were upgraded to a suite. Although we weren't in the room much it was great. Loved Off the Record as well as breakfast
Very relaxing and accomodsting. Wonderful with our littlie yorkie dog. Even put a candy on his dog dish. The turn down service was a wonderful treat when we returned to the room after a long day of sightseeing.
The location is superb,the staff outstanding :friendly,helpful , without being overbearing.The facilities have an old-style luxury charm that is becoming too rare in nowaday's marble-and-copper top hotels .
Loved the location.
Hotel is a bit old, wood structure. The insulation of the walls and floors is poor. You can hear everything from the room above and next to you.
The old world elegance of the service, the rooms, the dining, and the bar.
decor staff restaurants location
The location and the staff of the Hay-Adams was excellent. Our room was very comfortable as I would recommend this property to anyone looking for a high quality hotel. A++
Rooms were beautiful Staff were very helpful and kind Location, as soon as you walked out the door you could view the White House. Walking distance to Sites were good.
No Coffee maker in the room for a first quick cup of coffee. Hotel food was a little pricey.
Loved everything about the hotel facilty but it was the people that made my stay special
The location, staff, food, cocktails were all fantastic
Traditional ambience and service, view of the White House a bonus
The bathroom was a tad bijou but functional. The breakfast was very formal and way too expensive with slow... service.
Service, Breakfast--indeed, all the Food was great, Location, Staff, Room, WiFi, Small Size, Newspapers, Off the Record Pub/Bar
A/C in room could have worked better; no views from some rooms; main dining room was being remodeled
I like the location
Price is too high
Excellent old school hotel staff were charming and very accommodating
ROBERT LUTES AND DAVID CROMWELL LOVED EVERYTHING...THE ENTIRE STAFF MADE ALL THE DIFFERENCE
Location right next to White House Traditional design with quality fittings Efficient and friendly staff always made you feel welcome
Location, Room, Staff, Facilities, few minutes to White House and the Mall, restaurants and super market few minutes away, Metro Stations 4 minutes walk.
Concierge Knowledge is medium on advise of some issues, however, they are kind, helpful
Excellent customer service Location Brilliant concierge Building design Cellar bar!
We were booked into the smoking floor Breakfast tables had to be pre booked Morning tea/ coffee was a very limited time Room service for tea/ coffee was extremely slow
The change and cancel police is not flexible.
The location was wonderful, but the staff made the experience truely wonderful.
Nothing, everything was great.
We travel a lot. This exceptionally placed hotel is one of the best in which we have ever stayed. Inspite of being an upmarket hotel by the 2nd day we were being recognised by staff generally but especially by the restaurant staff where the food was excellent and the service really personable and attentive. The bar downstairs. The restaurant. The attention to detail. The obvious pride the staff took in their hotel.
The small bathroom but it was in keeping with the age/décor/ambience of the hotel
The amenities and the little things like choc and the fridge accommodating my own drinks. The Staff are very attentive. After my initial disappointment of not having someone help me with my bags as there was no doorman around after midnight, one of the staff helped me with my bags. I did not expect this of a 5 star hotel. I stayed at the Omni, a 4 star hotel in San Diego and they had porters 24 hours who helped me. But thanks to the one of Reception Staff, the getleman who helped me bring my bags up. For a non smoking room, my room smelled of cigarettes when I came back with friends and their 2 kids to have a look at my room. Where that tobacco smell came from was a mystery to me. My room terrace Room 728, overlooked an office so it was a bit disconcerting to open it to see people in their offices. But then again, even at $499 per night plus tax, I did not pay enough for the coveted view. If I wanted to be picky, the bath tub looks tired and you could see cracks on the tub and outline of the mat that used to be there. But lovely toiletries and the dressing gown, although far too big, was godsend. All in all, despite the tobacco smell the next night, I had a good nights' sleep. The bed was built for comfort. Love the colonial appeal. I had my paper delivered too. Wi fi was great! Staff at the bar were brilliant, thanks Anthony! We had quite a laugh. The porters the next morning were all excellent and really helped me, same as Concierge and Reception. Closest hotel to the Whitehouse as I wanted. I had a relatively pleasant stay and would still recommend this hotel. Maybe next time, I should splurge for the view.
Room 728 smelled of tobacco that night of the 16th July . With friends and their 2 kids to visit me, it was quite embarrassing.
The AC did not cool enough. 70 degrees was the lowest it got. The room was small.