As you enter, you are greeted by a life statue of Marilyn Monroe, by famed American sculptor J. Seward Johnson, providing a sense of arrival and immediate reaction. The small lobby is elegantly paneled and detailed in light wood tones with imposing columns that provides some classic overtones. The exterior views makes it distinctly chic urban and cosmopolitan, the feeling is warm, welcoming, and appealing, to the senses. Many guests have described it as Sexy. The hotel is most popular with performing artists,coming to the Kennedy Center or other artistic venues from classic to Jazz.
The hotel is comptemporary. The look and feel is cosmopolitan, elegant exterior lighting gives the hotel great curb appeal. Situated in an excellent gateway location. The building was a conversion, transformed from an office building to an appealing boutique style hotel
Hotel features 54 deluxe rooms, 100 suites, decor is warm with amber tones with splashes of Magenta and celedon which are colors of our furnishing fabrics. Bathrooms are generous and of marble, thoughtful amenites abound, such as, shaving mirrors and generous light. Rooms have a distinct non-hotel look, yet provide more than expected hotel comfort and feel. All rooms have working desks with ample light for working with dual line phones and high speed internet connection modem
The cafe' and coffee bar is a casual eatery, serving Mediterranean inspired fare with a menu ranging from light salads to elaborate and creative pasta dishes, as well as some classic fare. The menu is eclectic and changing always, featuring the best of seasonal produce. The restaurant is a local favorite where guests enjoy patio, (open in season) where you can enjoy a fresco dining or libations. The hotel is in a range of 4 blocks where there are atleast three dozen restaurants to satisfy the most formal or casual of tastes making the location a fun area to experiment and try out Washington's Culinary diversity