Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf: Where luxury meets history on the waterfront

ByAndrea Thompson

May 23, 2024
Nestled on the vibrant waterfront of the nation’s capital, Pendry Washington DC - The Wharf is a luxurious haven that offers a unique blend of classic American elegance and contemporary comfort.

Nestled on the vibrant waterfront of the nation’s capital, Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf is a luxurious haven that offers a unique blend of classic American elegance and contemporary comfort.

This 5-star establishment is not just a place to stay; it’s an experience that captivates with its modern design, exceptional service, and a plethora of amenities that cater to every need.

A proud member of the Pendry Hotels & Resorts, a luxury brand from Montage International and co-founded by Alan and Michael Fuerstman. The hotel is a testament to the brand’s commitment to providing modern-day hospitality with a touch of European-inspired sensibility.

It stands as a modern monument to the classic style and grace of the US, offering a stay that is not just about luxury, but also about experiencing the heart and soul of Washington DC.

Why Stay?

It is a decision that promises unparalleled luxury and convenience. The hotel’s prime location at The Wharf brings the city’s rich history and lively culture right to your doorstep. Within easy reach of iconic museums, galleries, and the bustling waterfront, guests can immerse themselves in the essence of Washington DC.

What is it Like?

From the moment you step into the lobby, you are greeted by an ambiance that is both welcoming and chic. The hotel’s décor is a tasteful blend of modern aesthetics and traditional touches, creating an atmosphere that is both fresh and timeless.  With a gallery wall that reminds you as to exactly what city you are in, shows presidents in their off-duty moments.

The 131 rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows that provide waterfront views in most room categories, courtesy of the hotel’s cantilevered design. The décor exudes a distinctly European charm, with herringbone wood floors, arched doorways, marble finishes, sleek four-poster beds, and black-and-white street scenes serving as artwork.

Amenities The hotel boasts an array of amenities designed to enhance your stay:

  • A seasonal outdoor swimming saltwater pool for a refreshing dip with cabanas and striped umbrellas
  • A fitness centre equipped with the latest workout machinery.
  • A business centre and meeting rooms for your professional needs.
  • The Spa Pendry offers a tranquil retreat for relaxation and rejuvenation, featuring Tracey Anderson fitness classes, a Theragun station to soothe aching muscles, and the option to purchase the brand’s LED face mask following a facial or treatment.
  • The dining options include a rooftop lounge, Moonraker, specializing in sushi and Japanese whiskey, offering panoramic floor-to-ceiling views of the river and an outdoor firepit. Bar Pendry, located on the ground floor, is adorned with a fireplace and intimate nooks for conversations. The all-day café, Flora Flora, serves a fresh take on Mexican, Peruvian, and other Latin American cuisines. Upstairs, viewing the sunset over the Potomac is essential.
  • Your furry friends are welcome and given their own branded bed and water bowl for their comfort.
  • The staff can assist with navigating D.C., and through a partnership with Cadillac, guests can enjoy complimentary rides within the city or participate in the Ride & Drive program to explore further. Experience the monuments from the water on a private luxury chartered cruise with the Aviara Experience.

Its prime location at The Wharf places it in the heart of the city, offering guests easy access to a vibrant neighbourhood and iconic attractions.

It is a destination that promises an unforgettable experience with its blend of history, luxury, and modern comforts. Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, it is sure to leave a lasting impression.