From Landmarks to Nightlife, Your DC Adventure Begins in the West End


Home to national monuments and international cultural experiences, Washington, D.C. has something for everyone. Our luxury Washington, D.C. hotel is conveniently located near many of the city’s most iconic attractions, making exploration easy. Immerse yourself in the magic of the city from our Foggy Bottom hotel, where nearby Metro lines easily transport you to any D.C. destination in minutes. Take in a show at the National Theatre, explore the monuments and museums on the National Mall, or visit the International Spy Museum. Take advantage of our hotel’s location near downtown D.C., Dupont Circle, and George Washington University to explore on your own, or allow the concierge to assist you in crafting a customized itinerary.

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Explore our Events Calendar and learn about events and activities happening in our hotel and Washington, D.C.

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From the Washington Monument to the National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC offers unforgettable experiences for all who visit. From the beauty of the Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin and the excitement of the National Mall, to the grandeur of the city’s most notable sites and the intrigue of the National Gallery of Art, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Allow our Concierge to curate the perfect itinerary for your stay, from classic attractions to sites suited to your taste.

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Ritz Kids

From the moment of arrival, we welcome kids to The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. by encouraging them to explore the sights and sounds of our family-friendly hotel in Washington, D.C., and its environment. Guided by playfulness and a sense of wonder, Ritz Kids delights and engages your children to interact with their surroundings in a fresh and exciting way, while introducing them to the four important pillars of Ritz Kids' discovery: Water, Land, Environmental Responsibility, and Culture.

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Presidential Cookie Display

From the time our guests arrive, we ensure that they get a taste of the District. A cookie display of past and present Presidents’ favorite cookie are the perfect treat upon checking in.

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Planning Your Trip

Between its political powerbrokers and cultural landmarks, Washington, DC offers plenty of reasons to curate your packing list. Add in the mercurial weather and stylish nightlife, and the equation becomes even more important to get right. Here’s what to bring, whether you are planning a vacation, a business trip or a little of both.

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Equinox Sports Club

An expansive luxury fitness sanctuary, Equinox Sports Club delivers an elevated experience.

5:30 AM-10:00 PM
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15.00Day Pass
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