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Fodor's 2013 Hotel Award Winner

The Jefferson

The Jefferson, Downtown

At a Glance


  • Exquisite historic hotel
  • impeccable service
  • prestigious location
  • free WiFi and domestic calls
  • short walk to Metro


  • Expensive
  • some rooms have views of other buildings

The Jefferson Review

Every inch of this 1923 Beaux-Arts landmark exudes refined elegance, from the intimate seating areas that take the place of a traditional check-in counter to the delicate blooms and glass atrium at the entryway to Plume, the fine-dining restaurant. (The hotel butlers even keep a supply of belts and dress shoes on hand.) After top hat–clad doorman usher you into the exquisite marble lobby, you'll settle into stylish guest rooms with plush linens, Italian marble walk-in showers, and televisions recessed into the bathroom mirrors; each aims to reflect the hotel's namesake's time in Paris, as well as his Monticello residence. They also feature things that even the inventor Jefferson couldn't have imagined, like free WiFi and domestic calls, and "smart technology" to trigger housekeeping.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 16th St. NW, Downtown, Washington, DC 20036 | Map It
  • Phone: 202/448–2300
  • Website:
  • Metro Farragut North.
  • Location: Downtown

    Hotel Details

  • 99 rooms, 20 suites.
  • Rate includes no meals.
Updated: 07-19-2013

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