Washington, DC Hotel FAQs
Q: Is the hotel close to the Metro?
A: Located on Wisconsin Avenue in historic Georgetown, The Georgetown Inn is walking distance to the Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro station, Georgetown University, M Street and Washington Harbor. We are steps from Georgetown's charming shops, restaurants, and the canal and waterfront, and just minutes from iconic attractions like Union Square and the National Mall.
Q: Does the hotel offer a restaurant?
A: Yes. The Daily Grill is our intimate urban bistro, serving classic American cuisine and creative comfort food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Gather around a table in the warm ambiance, with views of the vibrant streetscape, or meet at the bar for hand-crafted cocktails, beer and wine. The Daily Grill offers event catering and in-room dining menus.
Q: What is the history of the Inn?
A: Opened in 1962 as the talk of town, The Georgetown Inn wowed travelers with innovations, such as butlers on each floor, Rolls Royce transportation, and bootery care. The Georgetown Inn became the place to be seen in Washington, DC, and hosted the fashion shows of Dorothy Stead's, who styled DC's elite. Washington's most honored residents, Hollywood stars, royalty and sports icons were guests of the Inn including, Astronaut Gordon Cooper; actors Robert Stack and George Burns; and Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Throughout the 70's and 80's, the hotel welcomed many pop culture icons and hosted a party for Playboy Magazine's "Girls of Washington" edition. In May 1992, after years of being neglect and closure, the hotel reopened retaining its historic charm. The hotel has recently undergone renovations to its rooms and meeting spaces.
Q: Does the hotel offer parking?
A: Yes! Not only is the hotel situated right in the heart of Georgetown, we offer valet parking in our private and secure lot. Valet parking is $35 per night. Leave the car with us walk to everything Georgetown offers, or hop on the Metro right in front to get anywhere in DC.
Q: Is it difficult to use DC's Metro?
A: Not only is the public transportation in Washington DC easy to use, but it is safe, affordable and clean. The Georgetown Inn Hospitality Team is always on hand to help connect transportation services to the desired attractions and sights available throughout our area. If you would like to visit Trip-Planner services for DC's Metro, visit: https://www.wmata.com/schedules/trip-planner/
Q: Is The Georgetown Inn close to major attractions?
A: You bet..with our tranquil location in Heart of Historic Georgetown, walk to unique boutique shopping, finest dining in DC, famed pubs and taverns, and all within a mile of the best Washington DC attractions. For advanced planning help and ideas, visit Washington.Org to see all the best Free, Fun and Educational sites throughout Washington DC.
Q: Are there restaurant options other than the hotel restaurant?
A: There sure are! Our on-site Daily Grill features breakfast, lunch, dinner and in-room dining. However, one of the most popular reasons people visit and enjoy Georgetown is because of the wonderful and diverse dining options. Check out our own Restaurant Recommendation page for pubs and restaurants within easy walking distance of the Georgetown Inn: http://www.georgetowninn.com/dining.aspx