The St. Regis Washington, D.C. is located at 923 16th and K Streets, N.W. The 175 rooms and suites at the hotel are located near the National Mall in the downtown area of the nation's capital where dozens of historic monuments, national memorials and museums can be found as well as nearby shopping and restaurants. The rooms range from 350 square feet of occupancy to 2,510 square feet in the Presidential Suite, the largest of the residences offered.
The hotel, built in 1926, was inaugurated by President Calvin Coolidge as the Carlton Hotel. Since that time scores of leaders and celebrities have held or attended events or resided on the premises. It was not until 1999 that it came under the St. Regis name. With this name came the St. Regis Butler service that seeks to meet the guests every need during a stay at the hotel. The concierge staff is multi-lingual and has a long list of resources at its disposal to assist guest in meeting their needs both within and outside of the hotel walls.
In early 2008 the St. Regis completed major renovations throughout the building after nearly a year and a half after of work. After the renovation the Adour Restaurant opened at the hotel, serving French American cuisine under the direction of Alain Ducasse who is responsible for both the New York and D.C. menus of the St. Regis. The menu changes seasonally in order to utilize the freshest ingredients available.
Light dining fare is also available at the St. Regis Bar, which remains open until midnight or 1 AM on Friday and Saturday nights.
At the St. Regis Washington, D.C., all rooms have access to cable television, in-room movies and are equipped with a DVD and a second television in the bathroom. Guests receive a complimentary daily newspaper and have high speed internet access as well as other basic amenities for the modern business or pleasure traveler.
The hotel has a 24-hour Fitness Center.
Small pets weighing less than 25 pounds are welcomed by the hotel for a fee. Room cancelations are accepted by 6 PM on the day prior to anticipated arrival. While all public spaces are non-smoking the hotel does have smoking guest rooms that are available upon request when scheduling a reservation.
The hotel offers 9 meeting and event spaces, the largest of which, the Astor Ballroom and Astor Terrace contains 2,509 square feet. This space accommodates up to 200 people for sit down banquets. The smallest space is 552 square feet and easily accommodates 40 people for dining purposes.
The St. Regis Washington, D.C. is part of the Starwood group of hotels; Starwood currently owns 900 hotels in 95 countries. Only 17 of these hotels bear the St. Regis name such as the Washington hotel.