Learn all about The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. and all the amenities that comes with a stay!
If you are looking for the full Washington experience while you’re in town, then you should consider staying at the The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. Here you’ll find a hotel with traditional decor, comfortable rooms, great food and drink, and an unmatched level of service.
If you want to hear about other hotel options, you can check out more guides to the best luxury hotels in Washington D.C. here on HMB!
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• 4X Membership Rewards Points on Restaurants, including takeout and delivery
• 4X Membership Rewards points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per calendar year in purchases, then 1X).
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The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. is both plush and comfortable with a refreshing and modern take on the traditional, residential style. The contrasting colors truly brightens the property, yet the fixtures in the common areas and hallways remain traditional. The different textures of fabrics and leathers, as well as colored marble fireplaces, give the hotel a polished and refined appeal.
The The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. consists of 300 rooms and suites. Each room and suite features classically-inspired sophistication with a peaceful color palette, stunning views and design touches that pay tribute to the city’s history.
The 450-square-foot Club Deluxe Room boasts the same neutral color palette as the rest of the hotel, but with the addition of some red accents and brass details. There was also a textured headboard, gold graphic carpet and the traditional-styled furniture with a nice vintage feel. The stunning, spacious marble bathroom comes with a luxurious soaking tub, separate shower, gilded mirror and exclusive Asprey bath amenities.
Although they have no spa, pool or fitness center directly inside the hotel, all of this can be arranged at the adjacent 100,000-square-foot Equinox Sports Club. This gym and saltwater pool are free for Club Level guests, or $15 per day for regular guests.
The hotel offers more than 16,000 square feet of flexible venues, including a ballroom, an Executive Conference Center and five additional meeting rooms. There’s also a 24-hour business center, as well as complimentary morning newspapers, overnight shoe shining and chauffeured house car.
Food & Drink
One of the biggest attraction points of The Ritz-Carlton is its amazing, casual restaurant, the Quadrant Bar & Lounge which offers handcrafted cocktails and internationally-inspired small plates in a more relaxed environment. For those who want to spend a little more money, this establishment does come with rare liquors. All you have to do is ask about their Reserve List. These top-shelf options are stored in a safe under lock and key.
The more formal option offered at the hotel is their Westend Bistro that serves updated American bistro classics, made with fresh, quality produce from local farms from Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The seasonal menu consists of dishes such as their Painted Hills short ribs with roasted heirloom carrots, Rohan duck breast with wild rice pilaf and wild Atlantic halibut with summer squash.
Service at The Ritz is nothing short of perfect as the bellman placed our luggage on the cart, he asked for our names making us feel at home. The receptionist desk also greeted us by name and made our day much smoother with an extremely easy check-in process with an attentive staff that helped us with all of our needs.
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. lies in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of the West End, at the edge of Georgetown. It’s an easy walk to the heart of Georgetown, the metro, Dupont Circle and Embassy Row. And with so many eateries nearby, you’ll be spoiled for dining options.
Address: 1150 22nd Street Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Earn Free Nights With Marriott Bonvoy
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. is a Marriott hotel partner. This means that guests who join Marriott Bonvoy can earn points towards a free stay.
The best way to rack up on Marriott Bonvoy points is by getting a Marriott co-branded credit card and qualifying for its welcome bonus.
Chase offers two personal credit cards that earn Marriott points, while American Express (Amex) offers one personal and one business card. If you’re looking to apply for a Marriott credit card, keep in mind:
- The Chase 5/24 rule: If you opened five or more new credit cards in the past 24 months (from any bank), Chase will not approve of your request for a new card.
- The Amex once-in-a-lifetime welcome bonus rule: You can only qualify for the introductory offer on each Amex personal and business card once in your lifetime.
The Marriott Bonvoy BrilliantTM American Express® Card offers 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy bonus points and 1 Free Night Award after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases within the first 3 months.
In addition, you can enjoy up to $300 in statement credits each year of Card Membership for eligible purchases at hotels participating in the Marriott BonvoyTM program.
With this card, you'll earn:
• 6X Marriott Bonvoy points for each dollar of eligible purchases at hotels participating in the Marriott BonvoyTM program.
• 3X points at U.S. restaurants and on flights booked directly with airlines.
• 2X points on all other eligible purchases.
This card comes with a $450 annual fee and no foreign transaction fees. However, you can receive 1 free Night Award every year after your Card renewal month. Award can be used for one night (redemption level at or under 50,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points) at a participating hotel. Certain hotels have resort fees. (See Rates & Fees)
Furthermore, enjoy unlimited airport lounge visits when you enroll in Priority Pass Select membership.
The Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card offers 3 Free Nights (each night valued up to 50,000 points) after spending $3,000 on purchases in your first 3 months from account opening.
• Up to 17X total Bonvoy points per $1 spent at over 7,000 hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy & 2X Bonvoy points for every $1 spent on all other purchases.
• New Benefit! Earn 3X Bonvoy points per $1 on the first $6,000 spent in combined purchases each year on grocery stores, gas stations, and dining.
• New Benefit! Earn 1 Elite Night Credit towards Elite Status for every $5,000 you spend.
You gain an automatic Silver Elite Status each account anniversary year. Path to Gold Status when you spend $35,000 on purchases each account year.
You'll receive 15 Elite Night Credits each calendar year & an additional Free Night Award (valued up to 35,000 points) every year after account anniversary.
This card does carry a $95 fee; there are no foreign transaction fees.
The Marriott Bonvoy BusinessTM American Express® Card offers 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy bonus points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 of eligible purchases within the first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer ends 5/18/22.
You can enjoy a complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Silver Elite status with your Card. Plus, earn Gold Elite status after making $35,000 in eligible purchases on your Card in a calendar year.
You'll earn 6x points at hotels participating in the Marriott BonvoyTM program, 4x points at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping, & 2x points on all other eligible purchases.
You'll receive 1 Free Night Award every year after your Card renewal month. Plus, earn an additional Free Night Award after you spend $60K in purchases on your Card in a calendar year. Awards can be used for one night (redemption level at or under 35,000 Marriott Bonvoy points) at a participating hotel. Certain hotels have resort fees.
This card does carry a $125 annual fee. (See Rates & Fees)
The Marriott Bonvoy Bold offers 30,000 Bonus Points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
This card earns up to 14X total Bonvoy points per $1 spent at over 7,000 hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy & 2X points for all other travel purchases. You’ll receive 1X points per $1 spent on all other purchases.
This card comes with no foreign transaction fees and you'll get 15 elite night credits each calendar year!
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. property offers everything you would want from a luxurious stay from the elegant and comfortable rooms, to the outstanding food and drink. This hotel also boasts some of the cities’ best views and comes with excellent service. Although the hotel is a bit far away from the White House and the National Mall, there are still plenty of dining and shopping options nearby.