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Washington DC: Noteworthy new properties and refreshed accommodations

The Wharf: The $2.5 billion, almost mile-long waterfront new neighborhood in Southwest DC adds 3.2 million square feet of residential, hospitality, retail and cultural inventory. 

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27.10.2017 09:52 |  Destination DC | 

New properties in Wahington DC

Washington DC: Noteworthy new properties and refreshed accommodations
Phase 1 of the Wharf, opened on Oct. 12, 2017 adds 690 rooms to the city’s hotel inventory: a 278-room Wharf InterContinental and a duel-branded 175-room Canopy by Hilton and 237-room Hyatt House on a 300,000-square foot campus that offers 2,500-square-feet of meeting space as well as a 10,000-square-foot lounge and 1,100-square-foot fitness center.





Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf:
This 120,000-square foot new build connected to Hyatt House offers a mix of 175 rooms and suites in a young, stylish spirit. Amenities at this lifestyle property include a bike share program for exploring the riverfront and nearby National Mall; free Wi-Fi; in-room mini-fridge and Nespresso machine as well as Canopy’s signature fuzzy robe and slipper-socks. On-site dining options include a complimentary morning breakfast (buffet or “Break Fast” bag delivered to one’s door) from Canopy Central where options move from coffee to beer and wine in the afternoon. Cocktails and snacks are available for purchase at the rooftop Bistro & Bar where firepits enliven the riverfront views each evening.

Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf: Connected to Canopy by Hilton, this new build is an extended stay property with 237 rooms and suites, the latter furnished with kitchenettes and living area with sleeper sofa. Hyatt House amenities include a free “Morning Spread” breakfast, free Wi-Fi and 1,650-square-feet of riverfront meeting space.

InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf: Boasting Potomac River views, this luxurious new build is scheduled to open in October 2017 at the Wharf in southwest Washington, DC. The property will have 278 guestrooms including 33 suites; a 5,000-rooftop bar and patio and a 4,250-square foot spa. The property will contain 17,000 square-feet of event space including 10 meeting rooms. The property has been designed to embrace its prime location: the heart of The Wharf development in southwest DC but six blocks from the National Mall. The hotel has been designed to maximize water views. The two-story Presidential Suite, for example, boasts views of the Washington Yacht Club and historic fish market, West Potomac Park. Some suites have Juliet balconies. Among the multiple dining spaces is Kith and Kin, a 96-seat upscale-casual dining room by chef Kwame Onwuachi who intends to share the flavors of his diverse upbringing: the Bronx by way of Nigeria and the Caribbean.

The Line DC: Anchored by the conversion of a 110-year-old neoclassical church and a new multi-story build in Adams Morgan, this art-filled hotel from the Sydell Group (The NoMad Hotel) will add 220 rooms to this eclectic neighborhood. In-house dining options from James Beard Award-recognized chef include Spoken English from Erik Bruner-Yang (DC’s Maketto) and A Rake’s Progress by Spike Gjerde (Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen). Full Service Radio will live broadcast from the lobby. The rooftop offers sweeping views of the historic neighborhood as well as the Washington Monument and Washington National Cathedral.

  • RECENTLY OPENED
The Darcy Washington, DC, Curio Collection by Hilton: Opened in May, DC’s first Curio boasts 226 contemporary guest rooms including 37 studio and one-bedroom suites near Scott Circle, a 10-minute walk to the White House and Dupont Circle. The art-filled property is two blocks from 14th Street’s restaurants and nightlife but there’s little reason to roam: the hotel is home to a luxurious seafood spot, Siren by Robert Wiedmaier (Marcel’s), a strolling cocktail cart and local pop-ups from partners like homegrown men’s clothier Reed Wall. A grab-and-go New Orleans-style coffee shop, Lil’ B by David Guas (Bayou Bakery) opened Sept. 5.

The Pod DC: Emphasizing amenities like free high-speed Wi-Fi over room-size, this chic 245-room micro-hotel in Chinatown opened in May. This is the first Pod outside of New York City. Like the new Hotel Hive in Foggy Bottom and forthcoming Moxy in downtown DC, the new build is primed to attract next-gen travelers with compact rooms and expansive social spaces with flexible, delightful menus. Working with Eric and Ian Hilton, DC nightlife titans, the property houses the Southern-inspired all-day Crimson Diner; Crimson View, a rooftop lounge with views of the neighborhood and as of mid-September, Crimson Whiskey, an 9,000-square-foot subterranean bar specializing in whiskey and moonshine.

Residence Inn Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard: Located near Nationals Park, Bluejacket Brewery and many new restaurants and outdoor activity stations along Capitol Riverfront, this new all-suite hotel brings amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi and hot breakfast daily as well as grocery delivery service, on-site guest laundry and a fitness center. Each of the 170 suites is furnished with a pull-out sofa bed and separate bathroom.
 
  • UNDER CONSTRUCTION
CityCenterDC: The 10-acre luxury mixed-use development adjacent to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is home to high-end shops and eateries. Phase 2 of CityCenterDC will see the $250 million, 360-room Herzog & de Meuron-designed Conrad Hotel open in 2019. In addition to retail, the property is expected to house a restaurant from Bryan and Michael Voltaggio.

SLS Luxe: The first SLS-branded hotel is expected to open at Fifth and Eye Street NW in 2019 in Mount Vernon Triangle. The design-focused, 12-story building will house a 198-room property on floors 2-8. Fifty-nine SLS-branded condominiums will occupy floors 9-12. The mezzanine and cellar will house additional building amenities and a 5,500-square-foot ballroom.

Storey Park: The donut-shaped development coming to the site of the former Greyhound Bus station in NoMa (1005 First St. NE) will boast retail, a rooftop restaurant, office space, residential apartments and a 235-room hotel to open summer 2019.

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