Washington D.C. isn’t all grave and traditional. One of the most ethnically diverse cities, it can be as urban, funky and romantic as you want. Couples looking for a romantic getaway in the Nation’s Capital can indulge in contemporary dining options, explore upscale shopping arcades and partake in its palpitating nightlife. Make your visit memorable by checking-in in one of the premium hotels that exudes passion and romance.
Romantic Hotels in Washington D.C.: Fairmont Washington
Luxurious and elite, the Fairmont Washington is an experience with its magnificent architecture, décor and service. Designed by renowned architect Vlastimil Koubeck, the 10-story Fairmont Washington D.C. is one of the most premier luxury hotels of the area, awarded the AAA Four Diamond Award.
Located in Washington’s West End and close to the romantic Georgetown, the hotel has 415 rooms to meet all budgeted needs. Enjoy clandestine moments in the sunlit urban oasis, savor a meal together at the Colonnade (rated one of Washington’s best brunches by Washingtonian magazine), rejuvenate with a massage session at the hotel’s spa. Guests have access to the hotel’s signature style and luxury in their rooms, which includes air-conditioning, bathrobes, cable television, mini-bar, coffee pots, toiletries, among others.
Couples have close access to local amenities (Metro), attractions and nature trails. Make your stay extra-special by upgrading to the Gold Floor that features private-check in, personalized service, access to the hotel’s premium lounge serving complimentary breakfast and evening hors d’ oeuvres and a bar.
The Fairmont Washington DC
2401 M St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
Romantic Hotels in Washington D.C.: Hotel Monaco
Designed by Robert Mills (also did the Washington Monument), Hotel Monaco is about style and elegance. Hotel Monaco made it to the Conde Nast Traveler “Hot List” Top 80 New Hotels in the World. It beckons couples with an all- marble architecture exterior, chic ambiance, magnificent décor and plush interiors. Stone’s throw away from the Verizon Center, the International Spy Museum, and the National Portrait Gallery and convenient to the Metro, it keeps you in touch with the happenings in the Nation’s Capital.
Pamper in style as you indulge in the hotel’s complimentary wake-up calls, morning newspaper, internet service in the rooms and morning coffee service in the lobby, in addition to 5-disk CD players, terry cloth robes and other amenities. Don’t forget the hosted wine hour, where in guests relax and unwind in the lobby over a glass of complimentary wine.
NOTE: Hotel Monaco offers 183 rooms and suites of every need and budget. Avoid rooms in the first floor, which is technically the basement and has no real windows.Hotel Monaco is pet friendly.
700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Reservations: (800) 649-1202
Romantic Hotels in Washington D.C: Swann House
Technically not a hotel, but this quaint inn located in Dupont Circle is prominently featured in national publications. The bed and breakfast takes you to an era of historical grandeur, majestic charm and elegant style. According to Fodors.com “From breakfast under the antique crystal chandelier to evening sherry by the fire, the days pass grandly in this romantic 1883 mansion.” Swann House has 9 rooms and 4 suites equipped with luxurious bedding, fireplaces, whirlpool bathtubs and private decks. Rates for the guestrooms range between $175 and $395 per night (may vary).
1808 New Hampshire Ave NW,
Washington DC, DC 20009