The Hay-Adams

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800 16th Street N.W Washington, DC 20006


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2024 Travel & Leisure, "World's Best Hotels" Forbes Travel Guide "Four Star Award" (22 consecutive years) Conde Nast Traveler, "Reader's Choice Awards" U.S. News & World Report, “Best Hotels in the USA” TripAdvisor, Certificate of Excellence GBAC Certified

Venue Highlights


Room features and guest services

  • Calls (local)
  • Calls (toll-free)
  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Pet friendly
  • Rental car service
  • Space (outdoor)
  • Space (private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • VIP services

Recreational activities

  • Health club

Venue accessibility

  • Bus
  • Subway
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Piano
  • Staging area

Distance from airport

  • 5 mi. from venue


  • Valet parking$68.00 / day
  • Street parking

The Hay-Adams Meeting Space

Total meeting space6,350 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms4
Largest room1,927 sq. ft.
Second largest room800 sq. ft.
Space (Private)Available
Space (Outdoor)Available

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms124
Tax rate15.95%

Local Attractions

White House

Historical landmark
1 block away
Our first president, George Washington, selected the site for the White House in 1791. Every president since John Adams has occupied the White House, and the history of this building extends far beyond the construction of its walls.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC, US 20500

St. John's Church

Historical landmark
0 mi. away
Welcome to St. John's Church, Lafayette Square—our historic protestant Episcopal church located across from the White House. We invite you to join with us for worship, Christian fellowship and outreach.
1525 H Street NW
Washington, DC, US 20005

National Mall

1 mi. away
The National Mall is one of the most iconic and meaningful places in the world and a reminder of America's complex and storied history.


6 blocks away
With more than 30 retailers and restaurants —plus prime office space and luxe residences— CityCenterDC is the hub of all that’s happening in DC.
10th & H Street, NW
Washington, DC, US 20001


6 blocks away
The world's largest museum and research complex with 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoo, and many research centers.


Located across Lafayette Square from the White House, the historic Hay-Adams offers guests Washington's most prestigious address with views overlooking the White House, Lafayette Square and St. John's Church, the "Church of the Presidents". The hotel is just minutes from the Smithsonian, the Washington Monument, the Capitol Building, the Mall, as well as convenient to Metro stations and the convention center. Able to host events for up to 340 guests, the hotel boasts three Lobby level meeting rooms, a private dining room and the spectacular new Top of The Hay venue located on the 9th floor. Each room presents a distinctive and elegant setting, from the rich woodwork and period ceiling treatments of The Hay-Adams Room, to The Top of The Hay rooftop terrace featuring the only private event space in D.C. with panoramic views of the White House, national monuments and the Capitol, each space provides a sophisticated backdrop for formal and informal events.

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation is free of charge if done 1 day prior to the check-in date, 12:00 PM (hotel local time). Penalty charge for late cancellation is 1 night

Additional Information

The property features a variety of room types with different views, bedding options and lavish décor featuring marble bathrooms, intricately carved plaster ceilings and ornamental fireplaces and balconies in select rooms. Beautiful Elizabethan and Tudor motifs complement the Italian Renaissance architecture, creating sophisticated backdrops for unforgettable formal and casual events.


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