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D.C. is an important and fascinating city, with all the grand monuments there is a noticeable lack of excellent hotels and the Capella Georgetown breaks this dismal trend. Found on trendy M street, this urban luxury retreat, a place to imbibe in sophistication without the stuffiness of yesteryear.
As one approaches the cubic, brick faced building alongside the historic C&O canal, it looks very unassuming, the first sign of the quiet confidence that defines the entire guest experience. Topping out at 49 rooms, the hotel promises dedicated personal attention and posh, unique interiors.
Attentive and professional, one gets the sense hotel staff know what you need before you do yourself. The experience doesn’t end just in the lobby, at the bar or in a restaurant; each guest is assigned a personal assistant. This is more than a room service guide or butler. This lady or gentleman is your 24-hour creative guide to the city, event planner, ticket getter, transport arranger and even after hours shopping seeker. Guests have marveled at the assistant’s quick study on their preferences.
The lobby entrance gives way to a bar with a classic ambiance and more importantly masterfully crafted drinks. Just across lies the “living room” an elaborate reading and lounge space featuring modern designs with classic elements of wood, metal and decorative stone. The perfect place to meet up before heading out or to relax with the day’s paper.
The hotel’s winning charms are its refinement with added perks. Breaking the stuffy mold of other high end chains, basics like wired and WiFi internet and up to five laundry items are complimentary. A unique welcome amenity is promised, as well as flexible check in and check out times. Rooms are pristine and tastefully arranged. One feels the benefits of plush comforts, with visually artistic thrills and with sensory satisfaction at the in room refreshment center, say goodbye to yesterday’s minibar.
The rooftop lounge and infinity pool as well as spa and fitness facilities allow time for personal well-being and relaxation too. Everything is arranged so that you can allow life here to be as similar or dissimilar to your everyday routine as you want it to be. Facilities are ready for any arrangement and even a complete private entrance and conduction throughout the hotel allows for unconditional privacy.