The Jefferson, Washington, DC
This elegant 1920s hotel in the heart of the capital pays fitting homage to founding father Thomas Jefferson. Step inside The Jefferson, Washington, DC, and you’ll be instantly charmed by Washington D.C.’s most-awarded hotel. It has a sophisticated-club feel rather than a place to stay, with a notable guests-only library, Michelin-starred dining, and personalized treatments at The Petite Spa. A sophisticated, yet inclusive club where travelers are embraced, and the outstanding service is extended to four-legged friends thanks to the hotel’s canine concierge.
- Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2019 winner
- Elegant design and modern comforts combine in the 99 spacious guestrooms and suites
- Dine at Michelin-starred Plume, the only Forbes Five Star-rated restaurant in D.C.
- Relax at the hotel’s Petite Spa with treatment using herbs grown in Jefferson’s Monticello garden
- Toys and games for young visitors and beds, filtered water and treats for four legged friends
- Hold meetings in the grand boardroom or discreet gatherings in the quirky cabinets
- Walk to the nearby White House or hop in the hotel house car and explore the sights
- Celebrate Jefferson’s love for wine in the private cellar or take brunch under the hotel’s historic skylight
When you’re ready to explore Washington D.C., your complimentary limousine awaits. Take a trip to The National Mall, get a culture hit at the many museums of the Smithsonian, or unearth secrets of the world at the National Geographic Society. Return for drinks in the piano bar before enjoying a dinner to remember.
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The 99 guestrooms, including 23 suites, have been designed to keep you comfortable and connected. Vintage interiors and rich furnishings draw you in, but it’s the thoughtful details that stand out. Wake to coffee and muffins every morning, stay comfortable with in-room climate control and twice-daily housekeeping, and indulge in Michelin-starred room service. Upgrade to presidential style in one of the hotel suites. In an Executive Suite, you have plenty of space to catch up on work or entertain clients. The Martha Jefferson Suite is perfect for a romantic break, while the Thomas Jefferson Suite has it all: host an intimate dinner party here, take in the dramatic city views, or relax at your own private bar.
The hotel offers a concierge service, and welcomes children with toys, games, and in-room amenities. If you are bringing your dog with you, your pet will receive dog bowls and beds, filtered water and treats – all covered in a $50 stay fee. Dog-walking maps and dog-sitting services are available.
Dining at The Jefferson, Washington, DC will live long in the memory. Book early for Michelin-starred masterpieces at Plume, take in the old-school atmosphere and comfort food at piano bar Quill, and brunch in the most elegant of surroundings at Greenhouse.
Plume – One Michelin star, and the only Forbes Five-Star rated restaurant in the city – Plume is a destination in its own right. Take a fireside seat under crystal chandeliers, and savor fine dining inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s kitchen garden at Monticello alongside an award-winning selection of wine that dates back to 1850.
Quill – You will be transported to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello parlor at this chic cocktail bar serving classic American dishes and signature cocktails. It is a place to relax and unwind, and you will be entertained by an in-house pianist from 9 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The cool terrace is the place to be on warm Washington nights.
Greenhouse – The Greenhouse is an elegant spot for breakfast, lunch, or brunch in Art-Deco style surroundings under the hotel’s historic skylight. Start the day with some of the best French toast in town and wash it down with freshly squeezed juices and great coffee.
In-room dining – Forget standard room service fodder. If you feel like relaxing in your room after a busy day, but want to do it with Michelin-starred food and sommelier-recommended wine, The Jefferson, Washington, DC is the place to be – and it is available 24 hours a day.
Soothe your body and mind at The Petite Spa, where treatments mix traditional techniques with the latest wellness methods featuring herbs and botanicals grown at Jefferson’s home, Monticello. Check out the antiques and period artifacts including documents signed by Thomas Jefferson dotted around this historic hotel, before heading out to discover more of the city’s history.
Head a few blocks to the National Geographic Society Museum, take the ten-minute walk to the White House, and the National Mall is just a little further. There’s an abundance of culture close by with the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, and the National Zoo that houses more than 1,800 animals is always a fun outing. When night falls, head to nearby Dupont Circle, a vibrant neighborhood with restaurants, bars, and shops.
The Jefferson, Washington, DC
The Jefferson, Washington, DC stands just four blocks from the White House, the National Mall, and a host of other world-famous sights. You are straddling the lively downtown business district and historic neighborhood of Dupont Circle – in short, one of the best addresses in the capital.
Ronald Reagan National Washington Airport is 5 mi / 8 km away, a journey of 14 minutes.
Dulles International is 27 mi / 44 km away, around a 30-minute drive.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport is 31 mi / 51 km away, 50 minutes by car.
Farragut North metro station is just over a five-minute walk from the hotel.