Search form
NEED ASSISTANCE?    1-(888)-5STAR-11

The Willard InterContinental

Washington, United States

96 Excellent 1064 Reviews
Iconic property located two blocks from the White House with fine dining, Afternoon Tea, Elizabeth Arden Spa, fitness center, and event facilities. Close to the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, Spy Museum, Theater District, and Verizon Center.
Exclusive Five Star
Alliance Perks

SAVE $250+
  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 F&B Credit
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in

Special offers are available at this hotel but are only available after being unlocked. Submit Your Email Address to Unlock Special Offers at this Hotel.

The Willard InterContinental
Set along Pennsylvania Avenue, the Willard InterContinental is a luxury hotel steeped in 200 years of history. The distinctive property offers an array of services and amenities including Tesla chauffeur service, Les Clefs d’Or concierge team, gift shop, florist, and jewelry boutique.

All guest rooms and suites feature InterContinental exclusive Simmons Beautyrest Black mattresses, 47-inch flat-screen TVs with local, cable, premium and international channels, large desks with electrical outlets, Chargeport charging stations, separate bathroom telephones, illy coffee makers, iHome radios, laptop-size safes, and minibars. While bathrooms have Agraria luxury bath products, lighted make-up mirrors, scales, and bath robes. Select suites have separate soaking tubs and showers.

For dining, Café du Parc offers an authentic French bistro experience, while Peacock Alley serves traditional Afternoon Tea. Cocktails are available at the Round Robin Bar (one of the oldest bars in D.C.), and Le Bar serves crafted espresso drinks.

Located on the second floor, the Red Door by Elizabeth Arden Spa provides an all encompassing menu of services including rejuvenating facial skincare, massage and body treatments, aroma and aqua therapies, nail care, waxing, and make-up artistry. Spread over three floors, the historic hotel offers 22,895 square feet of meeting and event space. Able to accommodate events for 10 to 450 attendees, the property has board rooms, meeting rooms, and ballrooms, as well as a 24-hour business center.

Exclusive Perks at The Willard InterContinental

$100, Breakfast and More in Washington DC

SAVE $250+

Steeped in 200 years of history, The Willard InterContinental has played host to the world’s social and political elite since 1818. The Willard offers 335 spacious and elegantly appointed guestrooms that exude a unique blend of contemporary luxury and historic charm. Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., one block from The White House, The Willard InterContinental offers a variety of distinctive hotel services and luxurious amenities to elevate the guest experience including a complimentary Tesla Chauffeur service, a Les Clef d’Or Concierge team, Agraria bath products, a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center, valet parking, gift shop, florist and jewelry boutique, just to name a few.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance under the "Five Star Signature Package" or "Five Star Signature Suites & Villas" will also receive the following amenities:

  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 F&B Credit
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance under the “5 Star Signature Package" or "Best Available Rate." A full American breakfast is provided for two daily. A $100 food and beverage credit is included, once per room, per stay. Upgrade, early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • The Willard InterContinental
  • 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Washington, DC 20004-1010
  • United States

Location Summary
Located in heart of Washington, D.C. along Pennsylvania Avenue, the hotel is 2 blocks from the White House, within walking distance of the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, Spy Museum, Verizon Center, Theater District and more. The historic hotel is a 10-minute taxi ride to the Union Station, Capitol Hill and Georgetown.

Directions to Hotel
Hotel is 7 miles from Ronald Regan Washington National Airport (DCA); 35 miles to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD); 36 miles from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI).

By car from DCA Airport: Take the George Washington Parkway north to 1-395 North. Exit at the 14th Street Bridge, stay in the left lane. Turn left on to Pennsylvania Avenue. The Willard InterContinental is located at the corner of 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
Conde Nast Award Winner
Note Bene
History gallery on property highlighting vast historical signifigance of the hotel. The Willard is where Abraham Lincoln and his family resided prior to his Inauguration, where Julia Ward Howe wrote the 'Battle Hymn of the Republic', where President Grant coined the term lobbyist, and where Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. finished his 'I Have a Dream Speech'.
Business Center
24-hour business center with computers, Internet access, color printer, and scanner.
Banquets & Meetings
The hotel can host events for up to 450 people, with 22,895 square feet of meeting and event space on 3 floors.
Fine Dining On Site
French bistro experience at Café du Parc, named one of the best al fresco restaurants in D.C., and Afternoon Tea at Peacock Alley. There's also the Round Robin Bar, one of the oldest bars in D.C., and Le Bar with crafted espresso drinks.
Fine Dining Nearby
Multiple options within a few blocks of the hotel.
Fitness Center
Set on the second floor, the 24-hour fitness center has 17 cardio and weight machines, plus free weights, private steam rooms, and saunas.
Child Programs
Children's Concierge led by the Les Clefs d'Or concierge team.
Pets Allowed
Pets are allowed, but restrictions apply.
Spa Facility
Red Door by Elizabeth Arden Spa with skincare, massage and body treatments, aroma and aqua therapies, nail care, waxing, and make-up artistry.
Biking Touring
Biking along the C&O Canal.
Rentals at Thompson Boat Center on the Potomac River in Georgetown.
Casino Gambling
MGM National Harbor.
Golf Driving Range
Hains Point approximately 1 mile from hotel.
Hains Point and multiple options in the DC Metro Area.
Rock Creek Park or the National Mall.
Horseback Riding
Rock Creek Stables.
Ice Skating
The National Mall (seasonal).
Jet Skiing
On the Potomac River.
Jogging Running
Rock Creek Park or the National Mall.
Rentals at Thompson Boat Center.
Various national and international shops and boutiques within walking distance.
Tennis Courts Nearby
Multiple options nearby.
Theatre Museums
Smithsonian Museums, National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, the White House, the Capitol Building, Fords Theater, Sky Museum, and more.
The National Mall.
Winery Tours
Public vineyards within driving distance in Virginia and Maryland.
Recommended Rooms
Oval Suites are ideal for families, business entertaining, and watching the Inauguration Day Parade. Oval Suites have large marble foyers that connect the master bedrooms to a beautifully appointed oval living spaces with spectacular views of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Monument. The living rooms have dining tables with seating for 4, butler's pantries with sinks and small refrigerators, along with powder rooms for guests, and the option to connect to a Junior Suite.

Guest Review Highlights

Verified Reviews
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
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Casino Gambling
    - Dining
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Ice Skating
    - Jet Skiing
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Volleyball
    - Winery Tours

Five star logo  
Best Presidential Inauguration Luxury Hotels
Every 4 years Washington, DC hotels become a hot commodity for visitors attending the Presidential Inauguration. These are the top luxury hotels in Washington, DC with convenience to the sites, sounds,...

Five star logo  
Luxury Hotels on the National Mall in Washington DC
These hotels are the highest level of luxury accommodations and service in Washington, DC, which are also located near the National Mall, the perfect location for sightseeing. Around the National Mall...

Five star logo  
Luxury Pet Friendly Hotels in Washington, DC
All of the best luxury hotels in Washington, DC that will let you travel with your pet, brought to you by Five Star Alliance - the luxury hotel experts.

Five star logo  
The Best Boutique Hotels in Washington DC
The nation's capital - Washington, DC - is a destination not just for tourists but business travelers, couples, friends and even locals as well. Travelers looking for intimate and luxurious hotel properties...

Five star logo  
The Best Business Hotels in Washington DC
The best luxury business hotels in Washington DC all have a great location, world-class service and modern facilities in addition to their unique personalities. From our handpicked collection of luxury...