Crowne Plaza Hamilton
Lonely Planet review
This restored 1920s building has been taken back to its classic, elegant roots. Enter through the arched glass entrance and enjoy the lobby's grandeur, which confirms that you have arrived. Rooms are of top-end business standard and well-equipped for getting stuff done. Should clients call, the cafe has bucolic views of tree-shaded K St and Franklin Square.
The Hamilton has the feel of a small-sized hotel with grande dame pretensions. The richly detailed carved plaster ceilings in the lobby are the kind that simply couldn't be replicated today. Accents lift the decor beyond the all-too-frequent safe blandness of corporate hotels: large glazed Chinese urns and screens give what could be bog-standard federalism an international flair. The 318 rooms are well-appointed and mix blues and golds with lustrous woods. Baths are mostly made of marble and some rooms boast extra fittings aimed at female travellers such as lighted make-up mirrors, although TV anchors and cross-dressers will also appreciate these perks. The best rooms face K St and end in 35, 38, 39, 40 and 41. 14K, the cafe with the view, has good American classics through the day and evening. Grab a terrace table on warm nights.
Our independent authors have visited Crowne Plaza Hamilton and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Washington, DC.
Services & facilities
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Jcb international
- American express
- Carte blanche
- Diners club
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Fitness facilities
- Room service (limited hours)
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Pets allowed
Description provided by property
Property Location With a stay at Crowne Plaza Hamilton, you'll be centrally located in Washington, steps from McPherson Square and minutes from National Museum of Women in the Arts. This historic hotel is close to Ford's Theater and Washington Monument.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 318 air-conditioned rooms featuring CD players. Your pillowtop bed comes with triple sheeting. Conveniences include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones with voice mail.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Enjoy the recreation opportunities such as a fitness facility or make use of other amenities including a concierge desk.
Dining Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include business services, secretarial services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
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