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InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

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Seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, sun loungers
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters

Overview of InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

4.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Families love it for

outdoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, laundry

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
801 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC, 20024

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNational Mall15 min walk
  • Popular LocationSmithsonian National Air and Space Museum16 min walk
  • Popular LocationWashington Monument19 min walk
  • AirportWashington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National)11 min drive

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About this area


InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel is located on the waterfront and in an area with good shopping. Notable landmarks in the area include Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of Natural History are not to be missed. Take time off to check out the health/beauty spa in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • International Spy Museum - 8 min walk
  • L'Enfant Plaza - 9 min walk
  • National Mall - 15 min walk
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum - 16 min walk
  • Washington Monument - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Washington Union Station - 10 min drive
  • L'Enfant Plaza Station - 11 min walk
  • Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) - 11 min drive


  • Moon Rabbit – Restaurant with a bar offering Asian cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, and dinner on select days.
  • Waves – Poolside rooftop bar. Open on select days.
  • Watering Hole – Open on select days.

About this property

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

Along with a marina, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and 3 bars/lounges. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a 24-hour business center are onsite. All 278 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Temporary closures

Some amenities are temporarily unavailable

Due to COVID-19, some amenities and services are unavailable Jul 1, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022 (dates are subject to change):
Dining venue(s)
Fitness facilities