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Hotel Zena a Viceroy Urban Retreat

Washington, United States

92 Excellent 1234 Reviews
Hotel Zena a Viceroy Urban Retreat

Summary of 1,221 verified reviews

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Excellent business hotel. Close to Chinatown. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Great rooms and fantastic service. Awesome vibe.

Hotel Zena, an Urban Retreat By Viceroy (formerly The Donovan Hotel), is where art, music, and design thrive. Part hotel and part art gallery that features work that celebrates the contributions and courage of women. Find the hotel at the nexus of downtown DC and the 14th Street Corridor in Thomas Circle, close to DC’s most notable landmarks and museums. The 191 guestrooms and suites are soothing spaces with artful touches. The best social scene in the city can be discovered at Figleaf, the expansive bar and lounge that features a curated cocktail and wine list, plus Mediterranean cuisine with Latin influence, or on the 14th floor at Hedy's Rooftop with views of the iconic city skyline.

This is a new kind of destination where female empowerment and inclusivity are celebrated. Every day. Every stay. Hotel Zena is part gallery, part hotel, and all you. Whoever you dream to be. Let the vibrant mindset and sense of community inspire you, from the rooftop lounge to the art-adorned lobby to your guestroom where you can wake up to the story you were meant to tell.

Hotel Zena's sleek collection of guestrooms and suites are styled for those that think as modern as they live. The art leaves room for contemplation. The luxury bedding invites relaxation. And the sleek, wired workspace reminds you that work before play isn't such a bad thing. Each room at Hotel Zena is a reflection of the hotel’s expressive, artful personality. Find everything you need for work, winding down, or ready to hit the town. Sizeable desks with Wi-Fi and luxury bath amenities are just the start. Roll down those blackout window shades. Relax on 400-thread-count linens. And activate your virtual concierge with simply your voice.

Bold things come to those who stay. Hotel Zena isn’t shy about this mission: empowering you to just be you. The atmosphere of inclusivity can be felt in each and every guestroom and suite, which are bathed in soothing neutrals with artful touches. It’s all space for you to live, thrive and do your thing.

Hotel Zena is part hotel and part art gallery focused on works that celebrate women. Its powerful art collection simply titled “Her” features an array of pieces created by DC artists, from a mural of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to a sequined “gown” layered in 8,000 protest buttons supporting the fight for Women’s Rights. Look at each artwork as a piece of modern-day history that’s also her story and YOUR story. This is a vibrant visual language, and everybody is invited to the conversation. Hotel Zena’s celebration of inclusivity and empowerment from a female perspective is interpreted by each of our participating artists. All have been purposefully commissioned to convey a simple message of unity. We welcome you to delve into our art book to learn more about each piece of powerful art showcased at the hotel. It’s all part of Viceroy’s A Canvas For Discovery initiative, which puts original, site-specific works created by innovative artists at the forefront of our hotels to welcome you and guide your journey.

Calling all curious little travelers: The V Team Kids program at Hotel Zena features activities and amenities designed to inspire kids to express their creativity, connect to the community, explore the local culture, and let their playful side thrive. Feeling musical? Pick up a ukulele or guitar and pluck out a tune. Have an artistic streak? Grab a paint-by-number of photography kit. Also ready to spark adventure: astrology classes, art tours, sports equipment for loan, a book butler with a kid-friendly library, and more.
Hotel Address:
  • Hotel Zena a Viceroy Urban Retreat
  • 1155 14th Street NW
  • Washington, DC 20005
  • United States

Location Summary
At the nexus of downtown DC and the 14th Street Corridor in Thomas Circle, close to DC’s most notable landmarks and museums.
Note Bene
The new Donovan House Hotel is located in the heart of the city and only 4.5 miles from Regan National Airport, less than a mile from the White House, and a mile from the Washington Monument.
Banquets & Meetings
Conference space size is 4360 square feet.
Meeting Space
The largest meeting room space is 2164 square feet. In total there is 4360 square feet of meeting room space across 4 rooms.
Fine Dining On Site
Figleaf is a place to savor global Mediterranean cuisine with a Latin influence.
Child Programs
The V Team Kids program at Hotel Zena features activities and amenities designed to inspire kids to express their creativity, connect to the community, explore the local culture, and let their playful side thrive.
Pets Allowed
As part of the VIPets @ Viceroy program, we offer special amenities, especially for your furry BFFs.
Pool Outdoor
Rooftop seasonal pool.
Spa Facility
The hotel is partnered with Well + Away through a combination of in-room wellness experiences and signature VitalKits.
Dining
Located on the highest floor of Hotel Zena, Hedy's Rooftop is a seasonal upscale rooftop lounge serving vibrant cocktails, spirits, and small bites.


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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
Available Activities
  • - Biking Touring
    - Dining
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums


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