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InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

Luxury hotel at The Wharf, D.C.'s waterfront

InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf Hotel is perfectly placed on the beautiful Potomac River. Enjoy the most incredible waterfront views of D.C. Modern luxury, culture, and a rich history combined in the Wharf neighborhood to create a perfect atmosphere for guests and locals alike.

Our convenient location means getting here and getting to the center city has never been easier. Our property has immediate access to major roadways, is blocks away from public transit stops, and a short five miles away from the Reagan National Airport.

Award winning InterContinental Hotel
Rooftop Pool

Spectacular Rooftop Views

The pool is now open for the 2024 season (weather permitting). Exclusive for hotel guests, our rooftop is the ideal place to unwind. Swim laps or sip and savor offerings from the rooftop bar, WAVES, while enjoying the D.C. sunset.

Award winning InterContinental Hotel
Open - Air Dining

The Watering Hole

If you’re looking for a casual place to sit riverside, The Watering Hole is the perfect spot. Located opposite the hotel overlooking the marina, The Watering Hole is an open-air bar serving cocktails and light bites.

InterContinental Wharf Soccer package

Exclusive Soccer Package

Score your next goal by staying at The Wharf with premium suite accommodations and daily breakfast for two. Get the VIP treatment at a D.C. United match with Club Seats with access to the Premium Club, two D.C. United Jersey’s and end of Match Meet & Greet with the “Player of the Match” on the field.

Eligible for the following dates:
September 28 versus Columbus Crew

Book this exclusive package by calling our Hotel Reservations Department at 202-800-0844.

Summer Soirée

Experience Summer Soirée at InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf – a season of enchanting experiences and exclusive perks. Sip on refreshments and specialty cocktails, sway to the sounds of weekly live jazz performances, and be captivated by stunning botanical displays in our lobby. Elevate your stay with seasonal suite enhancements. Soirée with us before September 1, 2024.


For Breakfast Lovers

Start your morning off with savings and enjoy breakfast included in your stay on select weekends through October 2024.

Conde Naste Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2023

"Top 10 Hotels in Washington, D.C."

- Conde Nast Traveler RCA, 2023

What Our Guests Are Saying

Experience the Spa at The Wharf

Experience The Spa at The Wharf

We've enhanced individual beauty with state-of-the-art technologies and personalized service. Unwind in our full-service luxury spa, featuring four treatment rooms, one couple room, a nail salon, locker rooms, and luxury showers. Also, offering an oasis lounge to prepare or relax before and after your service. 

Featured Room Types

King Deluxe Room

Classic Rooms

Our classic rooms feature nautical design elements, marble baths, and choice of plush king- or queen-sized beds. Revel in natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows.

IC Premium Room

Premium Rooms

Unwind in a premium room with luxury touches and a spa-inspired bathroom. Premium rooms may include a balcony, river view, view of a local attraction or landmark, or high floor, so you can surround yourself with beauty indoors and out.

IC Guestroom


Indulge in one of our spacious junior suites, or revel in the Constellation Suite, a custom-tailored corner suite that features a grand staircase from the 11th to the 12th floor showcasing panoramic views of the Potomac River and D.C.’s skyline.

Hotel packages available

Additional Offers

 Experience all the great things to do in The Wharf

The World Awaits

Take a refreshing stroll along The Wharf and watch the sunrise or sunset over the Potomac. Explore the area for interesting new things to do near D.C.'s Wharf District. Charter a boat for a private waterside tour of the monuments and the historic area.

Our on-property restaurant on The Wharf serves breakfast daily

Curated Culinary Experiences

From breakfast to dinner and everything in between, our dining outlets offer a variety of food and beverage options of worldly influence. Our unique menus seek to stun the taste buds of the world traveler.


Incredible Occasions, Big And Small

Let our dedicated teams and culinary experts work to customize your event. From waterside cocktail parties to theater-style seating for 600, we can accommodate your guests and ensure a successful meeting or milestone event.

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Exceptional Experiences, Exclusive Benefits

Explore the world with the indulgences you deserve and let InterContinental® Ambassador ensure each stay leaves an everlasting memory. Revel in the refinements of the luxury sojourner and enjoy sought-after destinations with upgrades to match.

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Four-Legged Guests Are Warmly Welcomed

InterContinental Washington D.C. The Wharf welcomes one pet up to 40lbs for an additional non refundable fee of 75.00 per stay. Guide dogs are free of charge.

FAQ's For InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

At InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, valet parking is available for a daily rate of 65 USD .
Always check the hotel's cancellation policy before booking a rate. Room cancellation is subject to rate booked at time of reservation and cancellation policy varies by rate.
InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf has 1 restaurant.
Yes, InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf offers a complimentary local area shuttle. Check our Transportation page for more details.
Check-in at InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf is from 4:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Yes, InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf has an outdoor pool.
Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf.
Yes, the InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf offers free WiFi!
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