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WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 5, 2016The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. has once again been honored with the AAA/CAA Five Diamond® Rating Award, the highest rating for this recognition. The AAA/CAA Five Diamond® Award is given annually to hotels that meet and exceed AAA’s rigorous Approval standards for ultimate luxury, sophistication and comfort and exhibit extraordinary physical attributes, meticulous personalized service, extensive amenities, and impeccable standards of excellence. The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. has received this distinguished award every year since 2001, and is one of only three hotels to receive this award in Washington, D.C. for 2016.

“We are proud to once again be honored by AAA with the prestigious Five Diamond® Rating.  The outstanding service and experience that our hotel continues to provide is a true testament to the dedication and hard work of our ladies and gentlemen,” said George Munz, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C.

The hotel is a traditional icon in an iconic city.  Located in Washington D.C.’s exclusive West End at 22nd and M Streets, NW, the 300-room hotel is an integral part of leisure, business, and international travel guests.

Many guestrooms and suites offer impressive views of the cityscape, with its imposing monuments and landmark buildings. Others overlook a tranquil, multi-tiered Japanese garden and courtyard with reflecting pools and a cascading waterfall. Interior design blends classic furnishings with rich draperies, carpets and sumptuous bedding.

To accommodate today’s wired traveler, all guest rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet access, an in-room safe with an outlet to recharge laptop computers, and portable telephones. Personal assistance with any communication equipment challenge can be solved by the hotel’s trained Technology Butler.

The hotel’s restaurant Westend Bistro is an award-winning casual American bistro serving updated bistro classics infused with modern and traditional techniques. Cocktail connoisseurs can rejoice in Quadrant, a chic lounge where cocktails are hand-crafted artistically and with care, and where extraordinary service is its highest mission. The 100,000 square foot Equinox Sports Club fitness center and spa is a favorite amenity with guests. The exclusive Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge, accessible only by elevator key, provides an extra level of comfort and privacy for its guests.

For more information, or to make a reservation at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C., please call the hotel directly at (202) 835-0500 or visit