The Fairfax at Embassy Row
Abundantly charming and traditionally elegant, The Fairfax at Embassy Row blends a storied history with modern refinements for an unforgettable stay in one of Washington D.C’s most exclusive neighborhoods. With chandeliers and marble floors, painted headboards and original crown molding, there is an assured elegance about the hotel, which has hosted diplomats and politicians for close to a century. Admire views from one of the Georgian-style guestrooms, sample world-class cuisine in a classic atmosphere, or work out in the state-of-the art fitness center.
- Relax in one of 259 well-appointed Georgian-style guestrooms with luxury amenities
- Keep connected and on top of work at the hotel’s business center
- Central location in desirable Dupont Circle area, close the Metro and attractions
- Raise your heartbeat with a training session at the fitness center
- Dine on authentic American fare in the relaxed ambiance of the hotel’s two restaurants
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The embodiment of timeless elegance, each of the hotel's 259 guestrooms and suites feature cherry wood furnishings, works of art by local artists, and deep soaking tubs. The most extravagant of the spaces is the 1,327-sq-ft Fairfax Suite, comprised of a master bedroom, separate parlor, a dining table, writing space, and a very stylish armoire. The marble bathroom has a jetted shower and Jacuzzi tub and the suite can connect to up to two guestrooms, creating a three-bedroom suite for a lavish and expansive stay.
The hotel’s experienced concierge team are on-hand to assist with booking restaurants, trips, tickets, and transfers, and ready to help with any in-room requests you may have. They will also deliver a newspaper of your choice to your room every morning.
The Fairfax at Embassy Row has a storied dining tradition dating back to the 1920s, when diplomats, politicians, and other notable figures would congregate at the hotel. The restaurant and its lounge each offer a distinguished location to socialize, enjoy time with loved ones, and delight in exquisite dishes.
The Fairfax Grille and Lounge — The hotel’s flagship restaurant mirrors the historic charm of Dupont Circle. With wood paneling and multiple fireplaces, the ambiance is cozy and comfortable. Choose from a menu of eclectic cocktails, sample fine wines, and try grilled meats, fresh fish, and vibrant salads.
The Capital Room — Dine where Frank Sinatra, John and Jacqueline Kennedy, and Joe DiMaggio once frequented. Enjoy generous servings of breakfast staples including eggs Benedict or ricotta pancakes, or indulge in the lavish buffet.
Work out to your own schedule at the hotel's fitness center, open 24 hours a day, every day of the week. Learn about Washington’s dynamic arts culture by admiring the locally inspired works in the hotel’s common spaces.Washington, D.C. has more to it than just politics.
Channel your inner art critic by exploring art galleries near the hotel. Start at The Phillips Collection for major works before stopping by the Marsha Mateyka and Q Street Fine Art galleries for works by emerging talent. Then travel back in time with a stroll along Embassy Row — the area is home to many Victorian houses, including the President Woodrow Wilson House and Heurich House Museum. Other nearby attractions include The Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian Institution, and The White House.
The Fairfax at Embassy Row
In Dupont Circle, The Fairfax at Embassy Row is steps away from charming shops, quaint bistros, and art galleries. Popular attractions including The White House, the National Mall, and the Lincoln Memorial are all within easy reach.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 7 mi / 11 km away from the hotel.
The hotel is a two-minute walk away from bus stops on Massachusetts Avenue.
Union Station is a 15-minute drive from the hotel.
The Fairfax at Embassy Row is a three-minute walk away from the Dupont Circle metro station.