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“Classy and Artsy at the same time, enter into a magical oasis of pure bliss by the canal”

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Rosewood Washington, D.C.
Ranked #93 of 141 Hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
McLean, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
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“Classy and Artsy at the same time, enter into a magical oasis of pure bliss by the canal”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

The artwork on the walls, the beautiful floral arrangement, reminds me of Europe...every Thursday's, a guitarist creates a relaxing atmosphere, lovely tones for those who want to relax at The Rye Bar or dine at their restaurant. You will be spoiled in style. Enjoy an Apple Martini with fresh granny apples...cheers!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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CapellaWashingtonDC, General Manager at Rosewood Washington, D.C., responded to this review, 5 September 2014
Greetings Sadaf K,

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience on TripAdvisor. I completely agree with you. Capella is a truly beautiful property full of modern architecture and European design elements. Our Thursday evening guitar ambiance on the outdoor terrace is outstanding. We wish you could be here more often to experience the change of seasons, decor and experiences. We hope that you will return and give us the opportunity to create even more ever lasting memories.

Sincerely,

Marco Bustamante
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Baku Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 days. These 3 days were amazing.The personal stuff was very kind and very helpfull.Mini bar is complementary✌️Very clean hotel.Breakfast was very cute.The rooms were very clean so we are sure next time we'll stay here in Capella.Soo i advice you to stay in this hotel! And big thanks to Esther,Ethan and Ian. They are amazing people. Babayev's family)

Stayed July 2014
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CapellaWashingtonDC, General Manager at Rosewood Washington, D.C., responded to this review, 5 September 2014
Greetings Babayev's family,

Thank you so much for your generous review on TripAdvisor. I will certainly relay the message to our wonderful staff members; I know they will be so pleased to hear your feedback. We look forward to your return, when we have the gracious opportunity to host and serve you again.

Sincerely,

Marco Bustamante
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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014

As a frequent traveler, I have stayed in many different hotels worldwide. Capella Hotel DC is hands-down the best hotel I have ever had the pleasure of staying! Everything about the hotel - from the doormen, Personal Assistant Team, food, drinks, amenities - was absolutely fantastic! If you have the chance to stay at this wonderful hotel, I would definitely recommend it.

Room Tip: Georgetown Suite is awesome. It is a corner room that overlooks the C&O Canal on one side and 3...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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South Africa
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

The Capella made our 6 night vacation in Washington most pleasurable. The hotel has been decorated with style and attention to detail. Our magnificently appointed, spacious room offered extreme comfort. Esther and the rest of the staff went out of their way to make our stay memorable. Complimentary fresh fruit, assorted pastries, assorted teas and coffee were offered each morning to be enjoyed in the lounge. Service at the pool deck was faultless. The Capella's central location in charming Georgetown enabled us to walk to numerous restaurants, cafes and shops in the area. It is in strolling distance to the Potomac river with a waterfront development. The tourist sites and museums were a short bus/taxi ride away. What a perfect choice of hotel!

Room Tip: Our corner non-canal facing room on a higher floor was bright and sunny
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

I was fortunate enough to spend two nights in one week at Capella and I can assure you that all of my expectations were met and exceeded!
The staff is excellent! They know exactly how to make someone feel right at home. They not only took care of my needs but, they also attended to the needs of my 10-year-old daughter as well. The rooftop lounge even made her a Coke float and a root beer float!
I cannot say enough good things about Capella, the staff, the location, everything was absolutely, positively perfect! I cannot imagine a bad experience at this hotel.
For top-notch, five-star service there is no better place in Washington, DC to stay.
I plan to return shortly for another visit and I am very much looking forward to being a guest there again.
Thanks to everyone at Capella! You made my stay very memorable.

  • Stayed June 2014
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Newport Beach, California
Level 6 Contributor
369 reviews
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

I took my mother to Sunday brunch at the Capella, as I was curious to check it out for future stays in Washington. What a property! First, brunch was amazing--pricey, but hey, it's Georgetown in a luxury hotel! The food, service, and ambience were all wonderful. Second, we asked for a tour of various room categories and saw most of them, including the Presidential Suite. We actually preferred the deluxe corner rooms and regular rooms more than the junior suite, surprisingly, as we found the junior suite a bit too crowded with the additional seating area. The Presidential was, as expected, spectacular. ALL of the rooms were spacious, beautifully designed, and comfortable as one would expect from Capella. The private rooftop lounge and pool was a lovely creature comfort--even though the pool is tiny, the overall space is incredibly peaceful and inviting.

I would recommend the Capella based on my visit to anyone looking for a more boutique stay at a luxury property in DC. The Ritz is right around the corner, but I didn't have time to check it out for a comparative visit.

I suspect I'll be staying here on my next leisure visit to town!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Stroud, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Our family spent a week at The Capella in June visiting Washington as tourists. Our first decision was whether to stay in Downtown Washington or nearby Georgetown. We absolutely made the right decision to stay in Georgetown as it is an amazing historic suburb with fantastic facilities for visitors (restaurants, shops, harbour...) and is only a $10 taxi ride from The Mall.

The Capella forms a triangle with the neighbouring Ritz Carlton and Four Seasons hotels and is equal to them both in standards and facilities. Where it is significantly different, and in my opinion better, is that it is smaller (40 or so rooms) and therefore much more personal, friendly and calmer with the amazing staff always having time to go that extra mile to help.

The rooms are modern, well equipped and very comfortable. The lobby bar is intimate with a perfect canal side location. But best is the roof top pool and bar. Being able to relax after a hard day's sight seeing by a small pool with a well made cocktail was just a perfect end to each day.

I would recommend the Capella without hesitation. In a world where many city hotels are so similar and formulaic, this brilliant boutique hotel is everything you could need. And the staff truly made our stay perfect

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Property: Rosewood Washington, D.C.
Address: 1050 31st St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-4405 (Formerly Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown)
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Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Georgetown
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Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #93 of 141 Hotels in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — Rosewood Washington, D.C. 5*
Number of rooms: 49
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the heart of Georgetown along the historic C&O Canal, Rosewood Washington, D.C. presents an intimate & luxurious 49 guest rooms & suites, meticulously designed to provide you with a soothing haven from the day's activities. Our prime location offers guests premium access to Washington, D.C.'s vibrant cultural center, rich with museums and galleries, specialty shopping and unique dining options. ... more   less 
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