The Jefferson Hotel

5 star hotel


1200 16th Street NW WashingtonSee nearby area


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This luxury boutique is regularly near the top of Washington’s best-hotel lists. The elegant, two-winged 1923 mansion has an ornate porte cochere, beaux-arts architecture and a luxurious interior full of crystal and velvet, all meant to evoke namesake Thomas Jefferson’s digs when he lived in Paris. Favored by diplomatic visitors, the hotel’s antique-furnished rooms waft silk sheets, four-poster luxury, tobacco and earth tones, and Gilded Age class. The best praise we can give: the suites live up to the name presidential, which means something in this town.

Our independent authors have visited The Jefferson Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Dupont Circle & Kalorama.

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Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., this boutique hotel boasts a full-service spa and on-site dining. Tributes to Thomas Jefferson, including signed historical documents, are found throughout the hotel.

Elegantly decorated in rich colours and plush bedding, each guest room at The Jefferson Hotel features a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and an Italian marble bathroom. Some rooms have skyline views.

Plume Restaurant serves seasonal dishes and offers an extensive wine list. The Greenhouse serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, while the Quill Bar and Lounge offers unique cocktails.

A 24-hour fitness centre and 24-hour butler services are available at The Jefferson. Guests can enjoy relaxing a massage at the on-site Petite Spa.

The White House is 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel. The Washington National Monument is 1 mile away.

Important information

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Accessibility
    • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Concierge
    • Concierge service
  • Guest services
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Room service
  • Transport/transfers
    • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bar
    • Available
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Pets
    • Pets allowed
  • Parking
    • Available
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