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THE WISHING TREE

Visit our stunning Wishing Tree in the hotel's main lobby. Inspired by this season of giving, the Wishing Tree is decorated with holiday wishes from the children of Martha's Table, as well as festive gingerbread ornaments created by Executive Pastry Chef John Quinn. Please join us in bringing a joyful holiday season to others by granting a wish to those in need.

November 27 - December 24

COMPLIMENTARY WARM BEVERAGES IN THE LOBBY

Savor this holiday season with gourmet hot chocolate or mulled cider served in the lobby.

Daily 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
October 15 – December 29

HOT CHOCOLATE FLIGHT SPECIAL

In both Quadrant and Westend Bistro, dive into the holiday spirit with three indulgent hot chocolates from around the world specially prepared by our Executive Pastry Chef.

Restaurant Operating Hours
November 28 – December 24

COCKTAILS & HOT CHOCOLATE ON THE PATIO

Warm up with seasonal cocktails on Westend Bistro’s patio. Featuring intimate seating, outdoor heaters, warm pashminas and festive decorations; the patio offers a beautiful and intimate space for socializing with friends this holiday season. Cozy up from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. with complimentary hot chocolate that can be spiked for $10.

Tuesday – Saturday  from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
November 28 – December 29

HOLIDAY CHOCOLATE DECADENCE

Savor one of the world’s most popular flavors at the delightful Chocolate Decadence Event in Quadrant Windows. Experience a haven for chocolate connoisseurs with candy, cakes and tarts galore prepared by our Pastry Team whose creativity has no bounds. Adding to your bliss is a welcome champagne cocktail and a candy cane bar.

Saturday, December 9 from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
$50 per person (Westend Bistro diners - $20 per person)

For reservations call (202) 835-0500

GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING CLASSES

Led by the hotel's pastry team, children will learn the art of decorating gingerbread houses while having fun creating their own to take home. Event includes hot cocoa, holiday cookies and a Ritz-Carlton chef's hat and apron.

Sunday, December 10, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$75 per child, ages 3 to 12, including tax and gratuity

For reservations call (202) 835-0500

GINGERBREAD MONUMENT

Visit our astonishing 30 foot tall recreation of the Washington Monument at a .05 scale of the original. Led by the Hotel’s talented Executive Pastry Chef, John Quinn and his Pastry Team, the construction and creativity of the Gingerbread Monument has only one restriction (other than the height): the entire outer structure must be built of baked goods and candy. With its base secured on the lower level of the hotel, the Gingerbread Monument will span up 30 feet through the grand staircase with the pointed top of the obelisk-shaped structure coming through to the lobby level upstairs.

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November 25, 2017 - January 1, 2018

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER IN WESTEND BISTRO

Enjoy a festive three-course prix fixe dinner to celebrate a special evening the night before Christmas. Reserve by December 10th.

Sunday, December 24. Reservations available from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m

For reservations call (202) 835-0500

CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST BUFFET

Start Christmas day on a delicious note with a leisurely breakfast buffet at Westend Bistro.

Monday, December 25 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$45 per person / $58 per person to include bottomless champagne and bloody mary bar

OVERNIGHT PACAKGE:
T'was The Night Before Christmas

Valid from December 20 to December 27 (length of stay must fall on Christmas Eve)
Starting at $3,000 USD per night (Presidential Suite)
Starting at $4,500 USD per night (The Ritz-Carlton Suite)

  • Overnight accommodations in a redesigned luxury suite (Presidential or The Ritz-Carlton Suite)
  • Family-style Christmas Ever dinner delivered to your suite (meal to accommodate 6-8 guests)
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

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