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Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC

  • 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington, DC, 20007, U.S.A.

    September 1979

    David Bernand
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 222

  • Guest Rooms: 164
  • Suites: 58

Number of Stories: 6

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Design Aesthetic:

  • Contemporary Georgetown brick exterior, with a residential feel inside
  • Interiors show a mix of contemporary and classical elements, with a scheme of buttery neutrals with pops of spicy coral in guest rooms
  • Home to a 1,650-piece private art collection

Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

Interior Designer(s):

  • Pierre-Yves Rochon (East Wing rooms and Hotel Lobby, Library and Grand Staircase)
  • David Rockwell (BOURBON STEAK)
  • Pam Anderson (Royal Suite and three Presidential Suites)
  • Deborah Forrest, Forrest Perkins (East and West Wing rooms and suites)

History: The first hotel in the United States to open under the Four Seasons name


  • Located in historic Georgetown on Pennsylvania Avenue overlooking the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (the water transportation system built by George Washington)
  • Steps from shopping, Washington Harbor and the Kennedy Center
  • Just 12 blocks from the White House and within easy reach of museums, monuments and heritage sites

Opening Date: 1997

Size: 3,500 sq ft / 325 sq m

Design Aesthetic: Decorated with birch and cherry woods, enhanced with a creamy earth tone colour palette

Number of Treatment Rooms: 8

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Signature Treatment:

  • Cherry Blossom Champagne Body Treatment (80 minutes)


  • Aromatherapy Associates
  • Naturopathica
  • Kate Sommerville
  • LaNatura,Hommage
  • Christiane Celle
  • Alora Ambiance
  • Dogeared
  • Tranquileyes
  • Kashewere
  • FS Candles by SoyBeam
  • Erbaviva
  • James Perse
  • ZenSei
  • OmGirl
  • ElizabethW
  • Mor Cosmetics
  • Elixir
  • Carita
  • BioTone
  • Tata Harper

Special Features:

  • Eucalyptus-scented steam room
  • Dry heat sauna

Spa Director: Julia Boeminghaus


Executive Chef: Andrew Court

Sommelier: Winn Roberton

Head Bartender: Torrence Swain

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Example of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

  • Maryland jumbo lump crab
  • Dairy products from Kreider Farms in Pennsylvania
  • Locally grown fruits from Jansel Valley

Restaurant: Seasons

  • Signature Dishes: Half smoke, huevos rancheros, shakshuka
  • Indoor Seating: 126
  • Outdoor Seating: 20


  • Cuisine: Contemporary American fare with a focus on seasonal ingredients
  • Signature Dishes: Dry aged tomahawk rib eye, lobster pot pie
  • Size: 5,400 sq ft / 502 sq m
  • Indoor Seating: 144, plus up to 22 guests in the private dining rooms
  • Outdoor Seating: 32
  • Designer: David Rockwell of Rockwell Group

Lounge: The Lounge at BOURBON STEAK

  • Signature Cocktails: 20th century cocktails from the cocktail cart 
  • Size: 5,400 sq ft / 502 sq m
  • Indoor Seating: 44
  • Designer: David Rockwell of Rockwell Group
Fitness and Recreation

Fitness Facilities and Pool:

  • Size: 12,500 sq ft / 1,161 sq m
  • Special Features:    
    • Floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
    • Exercise paths along the Canal and Potomac River
    • Saltwater lap pool
  • Sample Fitness Activities: Private weight training and yoga classes available
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Off-site Activities:

  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Running
  • Paddle boarding
  • Biking
  • Horse back riding
Meeting Rooms
  • Total Size: 18,923 sq ft / 1,750 sq m
  • Largest Ballroom: 4,602 sq ft / 428 sq m
  • Meet and Feed Capacity: 450
  • Banquet Capacity: 420
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  • Outdoor Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Breakout Spaces: 6
  • Private Dining Room Capacity: 22
  • Unique Meeting and Event Facilities:
    • Dumbarton Conservatory with high ceiling and skylights
    • Private terrace adjacent to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
    • Seasons features floor to ceiling windows, private covered terrace and residential-style furnishings
    • Outdoor courtyard
Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Supports cancer research through Drive Four the Cure Golf Classes and the Race to Beat Cancer 5k to benefit the Washington Cancer Institute at Washington Hospital Center
  • Thanksgiving on the Mayflower annual event to feed the city's working service people a holiday meal
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Special Features
  • 1,650-piece art collection, including paintings and sculptures
  • Six presidential suites
  • The Royal Suite, the only bullet resistant Suite in Washington, DC
  • Only 5-Star, 5-Diamond hotel in Washington, DC

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