Waldorf Astoria Washington DC Officially Debuts

Waldorf Astoria Washington DC has opened its doors in the capital of the United States, bringing stunning design and memorable experiences to Pennsylvania Avenue in one of its most iconic buildings.


The Old Post Office, an architectural treasure noted for its historic grandeur built between 1892 to 1899, is reimagined as Waldorf Astoria Washington DC, the new hub for Washington DC’s most significant events, groundbreaking meetings, and unforgettable experiences.


Waldorf Astoria Washington DC features 263 expansive guestrooms and suites, including some of the largest in the city. Each room showcases elements of the building’s original décor, such as stately solid wood doors, wainscoting, and soaring windows. Finely appointed five-fixture bathrooms include six-foot tubs, separate glass-enclosed showers and bath amenities. Throughout the hotel, a cultured guest room art program narrates the story of the Old Post Office.

Meetings and Events

Waldorf Astoria Washington DC offers unique options for important meetings and social gatherings with 38,000 square feet of event space, including the luxurious 13,200- square-foot ballroom, accommodating up to 1,300 guests for a standing reception.


Guests at Waldorf Astoria Washington DC take advantage of the hotel’s array of amenities, including a 10,000- square-foot Waldorf Astoria Spa featuring six rejuvenating treatment rooms and couples suites, a 24-hour concierge and a fitness centre.

Sip and Savour

From Peacock Alley with its bespoke cocktails located in the Lobby, to Michelin-starred Sushi Nakazawa serving the omakase of Chef Daisuke Nakazawa, Waldorf Astoria Washington DC also offers a selection of elevated culinary experiences.


Located steps from the White House, Waldorf Astoria Washington DC is surrounded by global businesses and DC’s most significant cultural institutions. The hotel’s prime location is just minutes away from key destinations, including Union Station, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, 14 Smithsonian Institution Museums, world-class shopping at CityCenterDC and the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre.