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1 room, 2 adults

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

4,5-star4,5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator (on request)
801 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC, 20024, United States of America

Riverfront hotel with 3 bars/lounges, near Jefferson Memorial
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
    • Refrigerator (on request)
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  • Beautiful hotel. Very clean and modern. They took extra precautions during coronavirus (…Jun 28, 2020
  • Everything was terrific.Jun 22, 2020

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

from ZAR 3,500
  • Standard Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed, River View
  • Premier Room, 2 Queen Beds, River View
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Executive Suite, River View
  • Deluxe Room (Intercontinental)
  • Suite (Water)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Promenade)
  • Suite (Anchor)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (Promenade)
  • Suite (Compass)
  • Suite (The Knot)

What’s around InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf


  • In District Wharf
  • Washington Monument - 19 min walk
  • United States Capitol - 24 min walk
  • Lincoln Memorial - 32 min walk
  • White House - 34 min walk
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center - 38 min walk
  • George Washington University - 42 min walk
  • Jefferson Memorial - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) - 11 min drive
  • Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) - 42 min drive
  • Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) - 36 min drive
  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 24 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 31 min drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 37 min drive
  • Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional) - 49 min drive
  • Washington Union Station - 9 min drive
  • Alexandria Station - 11 min drive
  • New Carrollton Station - 15 min drive
  • L'Enfant Plaza Station - 11 min walk
  • Waterfront Station - 11 min walk
  • Smithsonian Station - 13 min walk
  • Free area shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 278 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 12 floors


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-6:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room

  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

  • Car charging point


  • Free area shuttle within 2.00 mi

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Marina on site
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 17000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1579
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built - 2017
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Braille signage
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 50-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Spa by L'Occitane has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.


Kith and Kin - This restaurant specializes in African cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Waves - Onsite rooftop bar. Open daily.

Watering Hole - Onsite bar. Open daily.

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf’s small print

Also known as

  • Intercontinental Washington D.c. Wharf Hotel
  • Intercontinental D.c. Wharf Hotel
  • Intercontinental Washington D.c. Wharf
  • Intercontinental D.c. Wharf
  • InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf Hotel
  • InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf Washington
  • InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf Hotel Washington


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • The seasonal pool is open from May to September.
  • Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Parking height restrictions apply.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

    Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

    Contactless check-out is available.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Optional extras

    Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 75 (subject to availability)

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 100.00 (subject to availability)

    Valet parking costs USD 58 per day with in/out privileges

    Refrigerators are available for USD 25 per stay

    Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay

    Service animals exempt from fees

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

    • Is there a pool at InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf?
      Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf?
      Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
    • Is parking offered at InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf?
      Yes. Valet parking costs USD 58 per day.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf?
      You can check in from 4:00 PM to 6:00 AM. There's a charge of USD 75 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 100.00 (subject to availability).
    • What is there to do near InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf?
      Recommended spots to visit include Jefferson Memorial (0.8 mi) and Washington Monument (1 mi), along with United States Capitol (1.3 mi) and Lincoln Memorial (1.6 mi).
    • Are there restaurants at or near InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf?
      Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves African cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Red Hook Lobster Pound (1-min walk), Requin by Mike Isabella (1-min walk), and Mi Vida (1-min walk).

    Recent reviews

    Superb 9,0 From 825 reviews

    Exceptional 10,0
    I have stayed here 20+ times in the past year and the people working here are just terrific. They are kind, helpful, friendly and very efficient. The property is kept very clean and is extremely well maintained. My go to hotel in DC.
    mark, us1 night business trip
    Very good 8,0
    The Intercontinental has been a staycation weekly!
    Aneika, us1 night trip
    Fair 4,0
    Is a beautiful hotel but to get there parking to far away you can get your car out because you have to pay 38 dollars everitime you go out so I have to stay and faound something to eat around the hotel the pool table close the swimming pool close everything close just the and lobby you can use after oll this inconveniente they don’t offer nothing, They can offer a better room or maybe Basket with drinks or snacks, but nothing.
    Peter, us1 night trip
    Very good 8,0
    Overall great escape from reality.
    The place was amazing and the service was very generous. The room was amazing and clean. The only problem I had was with the tv. I use streaming services but the streaming wasn’t working the whole time I stayed there. The technicians said they would fix The problem during the time of our stay but we’re unable to fix it and never got back with us about the problem. The front desk was very kind and understood.
    brian, us2 night trip
    Very good 8,0
    It was alright
    Tables weren't wiped down properly. Our robes and slippers had to be requested and weren't already in the room. As far as turn down service our shower doors weren't wiped well. Looked as if they had been smudged with some dry towel and no cleaning solutions. Overall the stay was okay and the staff were super friendly.
    Shelbie, us2 night trip
    Poor 2,0
    I never received my $70 refund to card. Also I contacted the hotel 1 hour after checkout time because I left a very expensive item in the room..they gave me the run around for four days and my item was never retrieved. My guess is the housekeeper decided to keep it! Unfortunately I will not recommend this hotel to anyone!
    Jenay, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Great Views
    The property is amazing, and due to low occupancy, I was upgraded to a beautiful river view. The room is modern, and in great new looking condition. Staff clearly like people, and we’re super friendly. It was a lovely stay, and I would highly recommend the property.
    Nolan, us1 night business trip
    Very good 8,0
    Everything was clean and the room was good .it was a good visit .
    Jeremy, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Markice, us1 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Cristina, us3 night trip with friends

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