Learn all about the W Hotel 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 W Hotel Washington D.C. Here you’ll find a hotel that offers great style, dining and nightlife in a tourist friendly area.
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!
The Chase Sapphire Reserve offers 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards.
Through December 31, 2021, gas station & grocery store purchases will also count towards earning your Travel Credit.
• 10X total points on hotels and car rentals when you purchase travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards immediately after the first $300 is spent on travel purchases annually.
• 5X total points on air travel
• 3X points on other travel and dining
• 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases
When redeeming your points for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards, you'll get 50% more value.
This card does carry a $550 annual fee and there are no foreign transaction fees. However, you're able to earn a $300 Annual Travel Credit as reimbursement for travel purchases charged to your card each account anniversary year & up to $100 application fee credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre?®.
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If you are trying to stay in the Capital city with some style, then the W Washington D.C. is the place for you. Housed in a 1917 Beaux Arts building, the contemporary hotel’s artistic and hip design is held true by a rotating collection of artwork in the lobby by the local gallery Artist’s Proof and original murals throughout the property. To further improve the mood of the hotel, there is ambient lighting that cycles through different colors, while decorative accents like preserved chandeliers keep the class.
The W Hotel Washington D.C. consists of 326 rooms and suites. Their rooms come with a clean and contemporary design with fun, modern details. The Spectacular City View Room was furnished with a W Signature bed, faux crocodile chairs and mini chandeliers. The cozy bathroom featured a glass-enclosed shower and Bliss toiletries.
Although they have no pool, the W has other great essentials. For example, their 1,200-square-foot Bliss Spa has eucalyptus-infused steam showers, mani-pedi stations and in-room services. Also, there is a 24-hour modern gym with personal TVs and a business center.
Food & Drink
The W Washington D.C. hotel features some excellent dining with four unique restaurants. At the top, POV is a rooftop bar and lounge that has stunning views of the Washington Monument and serves small plates and specialty cocktails. Corner Office offers twin wood-fired ovens that helps them put out some seriously good pizzas that pair well with their extensive list of local, domestic and international beers. Cherry is another one of their restaurants that also specializes in wood-fired food, but is different by also offering barrel-aged spirits. Finally, Living Room offers creative cocktails and bar bites to the backdrop of trendy electronic music.
Service at The W Hotel was excellent as their staff was very attentive to all needs. The bellboys were always ready to deliver and store bags. Doormen were always available to get you a cab, and the concierge team always had recommendations and directions ready.
The W makes an excellent base for leisure travelers, thanks to its location in old downtown. You can walk to the White House and the Metro Center Station in less than six minutes, and quality restaurants are only a block or two away. Warner Theater and the National Press Club are less than a quarter mile from the hotel.
Address: 515 15th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Earn Free Nights With Marriott Bonvoy
The W Hotel 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 75,000 Marriott Bonvoy bonus points after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases on the Card 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 75,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in eligible purchases within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
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 W Hotel Washington D.C. property offers everything you would want from a fun hotel with stunning views. On top of that, this hotel is situated in a very tourist-friendly location, so you’re close to all the best the city has to offer. Some of the hotel’s highlights include their dining options, a boutique spa and great service.