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Washington, D.C. Hotels

Omni Shoreham Hotel

  • 2500 Calvert St. NW, Woodley Park Map It
  • Grande Dame
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Historic property
  • Great pool and sundeck
  • Good views from many rooms
  • Close to Metro

Cons

  • Not Downtown
  • Noisy at times
  • Extremely large

Updated 05/27/2014

Fodor's Review

The venue of inaugural balls since its opening in 1930, this elegant landmark overlooking Rock Creek Park has welcomed heads of state and celebs like The Beatles, and is still luring guests with light-filled guest rooms. Lovingly tended and aging gracefully, its rooms, many of which are larger than typical, are done in a soothing garden palette and equipped with small but snazzy marble bathrooms. There is even a resident ghost, said to haunt suite 870. The vast lobby is

in art deco and Renaissance style. Families will love the kiddie pool, bird-watching, bike rentals, cookie treats, and movie nights. Extra effort is made to care for guests' special requests, and the excellent location means easy walks to restaurants and Adams Morgan.

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Hotel Information

Address:

2500 Calvert St. NW, Woodley Park, Washington, District of Columbia, 20008, United States

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Phone:

202-234–0700; 800-834–6664

Hotel Details:

  • 836 rooms, 16 suites
  • No meals

Updated 05/27/2014

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