Tuesday, November 29, 2016

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel to Become a Hilton Property

The L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, which was closed in 2014 for extensive renovations after it was purchased by Sanford Hotels Group, will become a Hilton property (h/t to Waterfront Gateway Association). The Hilton Washington DC National Mall hotel is located above the recently renovated east office building and will open in 2018. There will be a total of 367 hotel rooms, including 18 suites and two Presidential Suites. According to the hotel’s website, the following amenities will be available: 
  • 21,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space 
  • Grand ballroom accommodates up to 800 people 
  • Super fast wireless internet in all meeting rooms 
  • Complimentary wireless access in all public spaces 
  • Complete conference services staff and audio/visual team 
  • All guestrooms feature one or two king beds 
  • Executive concierge lounge with complimentary continental breakfast each morning and hors d’oeuvres each evening 
  • Non-smoking hotel with designated smoking area outside 
  • Contemporary full-service restaurant / bar / lounge 
  • Full service market and sundry shop Room service 
  • Outdoor pool with lounge seating and fire pits 
  • Fitness center with professional cardiovascular & aerobic equipment 
  • Valet and self-garage parking 

This isn’t the first Hilton hotel planned for L’Enfant Plaza. A Homewood Suites by Hilton was planned to be built at 9th and D streets by JBG, but those plans have been put on hold indefinitely. 

Rendering courtesy of Sanford Hotels Group


SWag said...

So will this be new construction, a brand new hotel? Or are they renovating an already renovated hotel?

SWill said...

The hotel originally opened in 1973. It closed for extensive renovations when a new owner purchased the property. After a four-year renovation, it better be like-new construction!