16 New Hotels to Open in Washington DC in 2016-2017

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Here are some of the new hotels opening in Washington, D.C. in 2016-2017. There are micro-hotels and new luxury hotels opening soon, so be sure to try some of them out!

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POD D.C. Hotel

POD DC Hotel
Photo © Modus Hotels

The trendy micro-hotel will open its first location outside of New York with a Pod-branded property in the heart of Washington DC’s Chinatown in 2016. The 11 story hotel will include 245 rooms with queen-size beds or queens with a twin bunk above to accommodate families. Although the size of the rooms will be smaller than competitive hotels, guests will still have their own private bathrooms and the hotel will feature amenities similar to other first class hotels, including a restaurant, bar and a rooftop deck. The hotel will have 12,000 square feet of food and beverage space where guests will enjoy cocktails, conversation and dining on two levels.

Address: 627 H St. NW Washington DC

Modus Hotels is the owner, developer and operator of the POD D.C. Modus Hotels operates a portfolio of hotels including Avenue Suites, The River Inn, One Washington Circle Hotel, George Washington University Inn, The Normandy Hotel, The Windsor Suites, Philadelphia, Comfort Suites Chicago, Brookshire Suites Baltimore, and Virginian Suites Arlington VA.

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The Watergate Hotel

The Watergate Hotel
Photo by Norman Maddeaux

The famed property is undergoing a complete renovation and is scheduled to reopen in Spring 2016. With 336 luxury guest rooms, located just steps from the Kennedy Center, the hotel is an ideal place for theater-goers to stay in the heart of Washington DC. The hotel overlooks the Potomac River and has some of the best views in the city. Dining and event facilities will be first-rate. Read more the Watergate Hotel.

Address: 2650 Virginia Ave NW Washington DC

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Hyatt Place National Mall

Hyatt Place National Mall
Rendering © Hyatt Place

The 214-room hotel opened in November 2015 and features 16 suites, spacious room with a 42-inch flat screen TV and separate workspaces, free wi-fi, free hot breakfast, a rooftop bar and lounge and an outdoor rooftop swimming pool. The hotel is conveniently located near the National Mall and Capitol Hill.

Address: 400 E St SW Washington DC

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Canopy by Hilton and Hyatt House at the Wharf

Hyatt House and Canopy by Hilton
Rendering by the Wharf

The Wharf is a $2 billion development under construction on Washington's Southwest Waterfront. The development will include a dual-branded hotel on Parcel 5. Canopy by Hilton, a 120,000-square-foot modern-boutique hotel, will have 175 rooms and Hyatt House, a 95,000-square-foot extended-stay hotel, will have 238 rooms. The hotel lobbies on the second floor will include a café/bar and other dining options; a 1,100-square-foot fitness center; 2,875 square feet of meeting room area (consisting of four meeting rooms, one boardroom, and pre-function space); a courtyard with water features; bar and outdoor pool on rooftop; and other recreational space, including outdoor terraces. The penthouse will include an additional 10,000 square feet total between both hotels. The hotels are projected to open in Fall 2017.

Address: Maine Ave and 7th St SW Washington DC

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The Wharf InterContinental

The Wharf
Rendering courtesy of the Wharf

The 278-room hotel will be constructed during Phase I of The Wharf development. The hotel will include 17,000 square feet of water-view meeting space, a signature restaurant, spa, rooftop pool and bar with breathtaking views of downtown Washington DC. A separate entrance with private elevator will lead to a 5,000 square foot sky-view lounge on the 12th floor. The hotel will be LEED Silver, contributing to the LEED-ND Gold status of The Wharf, which features approximately three million square feet of residential, office, hotel, retail, cultural and public uses including waterfront parks, promenades, piers, and docks. The Wharf InterContinental is projected to open in Fall 2017.

Please note, a rendering of the specific property will be updated as available.

Address: Water and 9th St. SW Washington DC

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Mason & Rook Hotel

Mason N Rook Hotel
Photo © Kimpton Hotels

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants will open a new flagship 178-room hotel along Washington, DC’s lively 14th Street corridor in spring 2016. Mason & Rook Hotel includes an 1,800 square foot ballroom and guest rooms that will be some of the largest in the city. The hotel will embrace a sophisticated residential design and serve as an exclusive jumping off point to enjoy the some of DC's most popular bars, restaurants and boutiques.

Address: 1430 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC

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Kimpton Glover Park Hotel

Glover Park Hotel
Photo © Kimpton Hotels

The 154-room hotel will open in June 2016. Formerly the Savoy Suites Hotel, Kimpton Hotels is completing a multi-million dollar renovation, rebranding and redesign of all guest rooms, public areas, restaurant, outdoor and event spaces. The property is conveniently perched high along Wisconsin Avenue in a tree-lined, residential neighborhood on the border of Glover Archbold Park just north of Georgetown. Twenty-five of the guest rooms have sweeping views of the National Mall and Potomac River, and 21 rooms will have kitchenettes – ideal for families and those who plan a longer stay. The hotel’s transformation will also include a full-service restaurant, a stunning new 1,860 square foot ballroom, a restored outdoor space, and a unique boutique-style gym with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and facilities.

Address: 2505 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

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Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle

The Carlyle – Dupont Circle
Photo © Kimpton Hotels

Opened in late 2015 by Kimpton Hotels. The Carlyle is a revamped landmark 1941 Art Deco apartment building in one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods. With 198 guest rooms, 56 of which include sleek kitchenettes, The hotel provides a home base surrounded by local treasures and insider favorites, including the acclaimed new restaurant The Riggsby, just off the hotel’s lobby. The Carlyle is located within walking distance of over a dozen art galleries and museums, just a few minutes from Connecticut Avenue’s shopping, the close by Dupont Circle Metro Station and U Street’s restaurants and not much farther to Adams Morgan and 14th Street

Address: 1731 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. 202-234-3200.

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Marriott Residence Inn - Capitol Riverfront

Residence Inn Capitol Riverfront
Photo courtesy of Capitol Riverfront BID

F1RST, a 450,000 square foot mixed-use project developed by McCaffery Interests and Grosvenor Americas, is under construction on First Street SE, between M and N Streets in the Capitol Riverfront. Located next to Nationals Park, F1RST will feature 325 rental apartments, a 170-key Marriott Residence Inn, and 25,000 square feet of retail space. Marriott's Residence Inns are designed to provide extended stay travelers with everything they need to thrive on long stays. Residence Inn offers spacious suites with room to eat, work, and sleep. The hotel is expected to open in Late 2016 - Early 2017.

Address: 177 First St SE Washington DC

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Homewood Suites Capitol Riverfront

Homewood Suites Capitol Riverfront
Rendering courtesy of Capitol Riverfront BID

Located less than a block from the Nationals baseball stadium, a 196-room Homewood Suites hotel with 5,000 square feet of ground floor retail is currently planned. This site is located across the street from the Navy Yard-Ballpark metro entrance. Homewood Suites by Hilton offers amenities like separate living and sleeping areas, fully equipped kitchens with full-sized refrigerators, complimentary Internet, a daily hot breakfast and complimentary evening social Monday-Thursday. The property will have an indoor pool and fitness center and a unique rooftop deck with seating and views of the baseball stadium. The hotel is expected to open in October 2016.

Address: 50 M St SE Washington DC

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Hyatt Place Washington DC

Hyatt Place Washington DC
Photo © Hyatt Place

Located in Washington’s beautiful West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, the 168-room hotel will offer spacious guest rooms in a nine story building with a rooftop terrace. This hotel is steps from Georgetown’s shopping, dining and nightlife, while easily accessible to the heart of the nation’s capital via the Washington DC metro. The contemporary hotel will offer comfortable and spacious accommodations with modern conveniences, free hotel-wide Wi-Fi, free a.m. Kitchen Skillet™ hot breakfast, 24/7 gym and an indoor swimming pool. In addition, Hyatt Place Washington DC Georgetown/West End features two board rooms and three small meeting rooms. The hotel will open in Spring 2016.

Address: 2121 M St. NW Washington DC

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Hampton Inn & Suites Navy Yard

Hampton Inn Capitol Riverfront
Photo courtesy of Capitol Riverfront BID

The 168-room Hampton Inn & Suites will open in December 2015. The LEED Gold certified hotel is 13 stories with a rooftop that offers a bar, event space, and views of Nationals Park, the Capitol Building, and the Anacostia River. Hampton Inns are owned and operated by Hilton Hotels & Resorts and offer comfortable accommodations and a free breakfast.

Address: First and N ST SE Washington DC

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Homewood Suites by Hilton - Washington/Convention Center

Homewood Suites
Photo © Homewood Suites

The new 160 all-suite hotel is conveniently located just one block from the Washington Convention Center and near several dining and entertainment attractions. Homewood Suites by Hilton offers value-driven features and amenities like separate living and sleeping areas, fully equipped kitchens with full-sized refrigerators, complimentary Internet, a daily hot breakfast and complimentary evening social Monday-Thursday. The property is expected to open in April 2016.

Address: 465 New York Ave NW Washington DC

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Hilton Washington DC National Mall

L’Enfant Plaza Hotel
Photo by Allie Caulfield

One of the closest hotels to the National Mall, the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel is being completely remodeled to offer a modern and stylish design. The hotel is expected to re-open in Spring 2017. It will have multiple meeting and dining spaces. The property is located just steps from the L'Enfant Plaza Metro station and is a convenient location for tourists and business travelers.

Address: 480 L’Enfant Plaza SW Washington DC

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Conrad Hotel

CityCenter DC
Photo © Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

The 370-room upscale hotel and 70,000 additional square feet of retail will complete the CityCenterDC project in the heart of Washington DC. CityCenter DC currently contains 188,000 square feet of retail space, 216 for-sale residential units, 458 apartment units 520,000 square feet of office space, and public open space. Initial occupancy of the retail space is expected in late fall 2017, and the hotel opening in early 2018.

Address: 950 New York Ave. NW Washington DC.

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