Former Washington Court Hotel is now the new Hilton Washington D.C. Capitol Hill

Following a posh $15 million renovation completed in 2017, the Washington Court Hotel at 525 New Jersey Ave NW has joined the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand portfolio and been rebranded as the Hilton Washington D.C. Capitol Hill.  

“Located in the heart of the nation’s capital and the hometown of our headquarters, Hilton Washington D.C. Capitol Hill’s fantastic location paired with its modern design make it a perfect addition to our portfolio,” said Danny Hughes, executive vice president and president, Americas, Hilton. “We look forward to adding this hotel to our already strong presence in the city and delivering an exceptional level of service for all guests who enter its doors.” 

Offering convenient access to some of D.C.’s top attractions including the U.S. Capitol, Union Station and the National Mall, the 16-story hotel is home to bright and spacious rooms and suites featuring a D.C.-inspired modern design with black and white photography adorning guest room walls. As part a soft renovation that occurred as part of the transition to the Hilton collection, guests staying at Hilton Washington D.C. Capitol Hill can look forward to upgraded guest rooms and more. In addition to offering sweeping views of the city’s skyline and hotel’s stunning glass atrium, the contemporary hotel offers some of the best views of the Capitol. All rooms and suites feature a 55-inch flat screen HDTV, large marble bathrooms, a selection of premium bath products and access to the hotel’s 24/7 fitness center.

“Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been a part of the Washington community for decades, with iconic properties like Washington Hilton and Capital Hilton serving as stewards of world-class hospitality,” said Gary Steffen, global brand head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. “Today marks an exciting day as we officially welcome Hilton Washington D.C. Capitol Hill to the Hilton family and look forward to seeing the positive impact the team will undoubtedly make on this vibrant city.”  

Guests staying at Hilton Washington D.C. Capitol Hill will enjoy peace of mind with an industry-leading standard of cleanliness and disinfection from check-in to check-out with Hilton CleanStay. As part of the program, guests can expect procedures including a Hilton CleanStay room seal to indicate that the room has not been entered since being thoroughly cleaned and more. Early this spring, the hotel will also provide guests with the option for contactless check-in through the industry-leading Hilton mobile app. 

Hilton Washington D.C. Capitol Hill guests can access additional benefits with a free Hilton Honors membership, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive Member discount, and free Standard Wi-Fi.  

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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