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The Jefferson, Washington, DC

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Hotel Contact:
1200 16th Street Northwest
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
United States
Main: (202) 448 - 2300
Email: Email Hotel Shelly Kissel
Senior Group Sales Manager: Shelly Kissel
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Chain Independent
Opened 1955
Renovated 2014
Guest Rooms 99
Kings/Suites/Doubles 91 / 22 / 5
Room Rates High $459 - 659 Low $259 - 459
High Season High Season Low Season Low Season Shoulder Season Shoulder Season
Ideal Group Size 25
Max Group Size 35


Resort Fee N/A
Room Tax 14.95%
Sales Tax 5.75%

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Meeting Space

Largest Meeting Room 689ft²
Indoor Meeting Space 2,460ft²
Indoor/Outdoor Meeting Space 2,460ft²

Airport Proximity

Baltimore/Washington International Airport
45 min 32 miles (48 km)
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
15 min 4 miles (13 km)
Washington Dulles International Airport
40 min 26 miles (72 km)


Professional planners
audiovisual equipment
complimentary car service.


Fitness center
and a bar and two restaurants.


White House
the National Mall and monuments
Smithsonian museums
Capitol Hill
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Dupont Circle
Penn Quarter
Logan Circle
and Mount Vernon.
Onsite Dining: Capacity
Fine Dining
Quill Bar and Lounge
Bar & Lounge
The Greenhouse
Breakfast. Lunch, Brunch & Tea

F&B Averages:

Breakfast Buffet $45 Cont. $35
Lunch Buffet $58 Plated $65
Dinner Buffet $120 Plated $95
Coffee Break $20
2-Hour Open Bar $45
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This property has been certified Elite Platinum and meets at least 25 of Elite Meetings Criteria.
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Capacity Charts
Room Name Total Square Meters Room Size(meters) Ceiling Height (meters) Total Square Feet Room Size (feet) Ceiling Height (feet) Classroom Theater Banquet 10 Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square 10 x 10s
Gallatin Room 64 14.3 x 4.57 4 689 47' x 15' 12 30 60 40 80 30 28 32 0
Parlor Boardroom 46 8.8 x 5.2 4 496 29 x 17 12 0 0 0 0 16 15 0 0
Private Cellar 28 8.2 x 3.4 4 297 27 x 11 12 0 0 0 0 20 18 0 0
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Property News
The Jefferson, Washington DC New Awards & Recognition
Posted February 18, 2015
Awards and Recognition 2015
Awards & Recognition
• #1 Washington, DC Hotel on Trip Advisor (Since May 2013)
• 2015 US News & World Report’s list of Top 10 Hotels
• US News and World Report, 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012 – Best Hotels in the U.S.
• Trip Advisor, 2014 – Travelers Choice Top 25 Hotels in the U.S. & Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the U.S.
• Condé Nast Traveler- Readers Choice Awards 2014, Top 10 US Hotels for Business Travelers
• Forbes Travel Guide, 2015, 2014 – Plume was awarded with the Five-Star restaurant rating 1 of 32 restaurants in the country with a Forbes 5 Star, and the only one in Washington, DC.
• Historic Hotels of America, 2013 New Member of the Year & Best Historic Restaurant in Conjunction with a Historic Hotel (Plume)
• Condé Nast Traveler, 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards – The Jefferson named one of the Top Hotels in Washington
The Jefferson, Washington DC joins Preferred Hotel Group
Posted October 1, 2012
Making it Official
Long Preferred, The Jefferson, Washington, DC Joins Preferred Hotel Group's
Elite Collection of Intimate Hotels and Resorts

Since 1923, The Jefferson, Washington, DC has been the preferred choice for the savvy Washingtonian crowd and the world's discerning traveler visiting the nation's capital, but now the award-winning property can officially call itself a Preferred Boutique Hotel with the announcement that The Jefferson, DC has accepted membership as a Preferred Boutique, the elite collection of intimate hotels and resorts launched in 2005 by Preferred Hotel Group.

At the heart of the Preferred Boutique experience is inspiration - that elusive characteristic that sifts the extraordinary from the ordinary and it should come as no surprise that The Jefferson, DC, which has been named among Travel + Leisure's "World's Best” and “Top Business Hotels in the World,” as well as one of the eight "Top Hotels in the World" in 2012 by Condé Nast Traveler, is included among such esteemed company. The Beaux Arts jewel cultivates a unique guest experience that is both Washingtonian and European in nature while drawing inspiration from its namesake, Thomas Jefferson, and marrying together the latest in technology with the highest level of personalized service and attention to detail.

Unique by design, the Preferred Boutique collection of hotels and resorts celebrates distinctive travel experiences that showcase style, service and personality on an intimate scale - making it an ideal fit for The Jefferson.

About Preferred Boutique
Preferred Boutique is a member of the Preferred Hotel Group™ family of brands which also includes: Preferred Hotels® & Resorts, Summit Hotels & Resorts™, Sterling Hotels™ and Historic Hotels of America®. For reservations and a complete description of the Preferred Boutique collection, please visit

For more information:
Simone Rathle - 703.534.8100