The St. Regis Washington, D.C.
With a history of presidential patronage, this luxury hotel occupying a beaux arts building in downtown DC is 2 blocks from the White House and a 5-minute walk from the nearest Metro station.
The lavishly appointed rooms feature turndown service, flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi (surcharge). Suites add living areas, along with complimentary local car service. Signature butler service is also available.
Dining options include an upscale Mediterranean restaurant and a warm lobby bar; afternoon tea is offered. There are also 24-hour fitness and business centers, along with live jazz performances. [Description via, Photos via]