The Jefferson Hotel

Rated 9.3 in 154 reviews. 97 rooms.


With an established reputation as Washington, DC's most discerning hotel, just blocks from the White House and historic DC landmarks, The Jefferson is a 99-room luxury boutique hotel featuring an intricately thought-out design, elegantly appointed suites, the most modern amenities, experiential dining and exceptional personalized service.

Areas of discovery unfold at every turn-- including private cabinet rooms, and a cozy Book Room that offers guests a place to sit with a morning coffee or an after-dinner cocktail surrounded by volumes of books on an array of subjects in addition to signed editions by contemporary authors who have been among the hotel's guests.

Elegantly decorated in rich colours and plush bedding, each guest room at The Jefferson Hotel features a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and an Italian marble bathroom. Some rooms have skyline views.

The Greenhouse serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, while the Quill Bar and Lounge offers unique cocktails and offers a menu for dinner service

A 24-hour fitness centre and 24-hour butler services are available at The Jefferson.

The White House is 1 km from the hotel. The Washington National Monument is 2 km away.

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  • Fitness centre

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near The Jefferson Hotel

  1. Quill

    Cocktails are $15, but you get complementary mixed nuts and olives. Very swanky

    15 m from hotel
    1200 16th St NW

  2. National Geographic Society

    If you're in the neighborhood with a few minutes to spare, visit the lobby for whatever the current photo display is. Nat Geo always has great photography.

    95 m from hotel
    1145 17th St NW

  3. National Geographic Museum

    The National Geographic Society formed in 1888 for the advancement and diffusion of geographical knowledge. You'll find artifacts ranging from expeditions to temporary exhibits on the world's cultures

    147 m from hotel
    1145 17th St NW

  4. The Coffee Bar Downtown

    This location has far less seating than the other. Much better to grab and go.

    178 m from hotel
    1200 17th St NW

  5. Rural Society

    Solid downtown lunch option. Get the delicious Pollo Asado sandwich made with wood-grilled chicken with merkén aïoli, lettuce, tomato, and pecorino with a side of housemade chips.

    196 m from hotel
    1177 15th St NW

  6. Komi

    Chef Jonny is very innovative. Great place for a romantic dinner. Spit roast goat with three sides is delicious. -Tamesha Warren, Top Chef

    476 m from hotel
    1509 17th St NW

  7. BLT Steak

    For BLT Steak’s birthday ( March 3), the place is practically giving away entrees at $33.04 a pop. Sides, signature cocktails and dessert will come cheap, too, at a mere $3.03 each.

    0.5 km from hotel
    1625 I St NW

  8. Boqueria

    Try the fried quail's egg and chorizo on toast, shoulder of young lamb with plums and yogurt, and braised rabbit in squid ink.

    0.6 km from hotel
    1837 M St NW

  9. Dupont Circle

    Good times!

    0.7 km from hotel
    1 DuPont Cir NW

  10. Le Diplomate

    Critic Tom Sietsema was "most surprised by Le Diplomate’s reliability" saying it's one of the hardest qualities to achieve. 265 seats w/ patio. 25 cooks are behind the scenes here. 3/4 stars.

    0.8 km from hotel
    1601 14th St NW

  11. Renwick Gallery

    See the Ghost Clock.

    0.8 km from hotel
    1661 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

  12. DC Slices

    Moving truck that sells pizza. The guys are preparing thin, Neapolitan-style slices ($4 each, $20 for an entire pie). They roll their own dough, make their own sauce & bake their pies in the truck.

    1.2 km from hotel