Washington DC to welcome city’s third AC Hotels property
AC Hotel Washington DC Capitol Hill Navy Yard, featuring an Ellis Adams Group-designed restaurant and bar with views across the US Capitol Building, is due to open imminently.
Set to become AC Hotels’ third operating property in the city, this scheme will place guests between the Capitol Hill neighbourhood, the waterfront Navy Yard district and the iconic National Mall.
The brand’s signature hospitality concept
The new AC Hotel Washington DC Capitol Hill Navy Yard is owned and will be managed by Concord Hospitality Enterprises, Whitman Peterson and Greystar Real Estate Investments. It promises to bring the intuitive and timeless European-inspired travel experience that this brand is known for to a third location in the US capital.
“We are elated to open the newest AC Hotel in Capitol Hill,” said newly appointed general manager Hisham Ahmed. “I am proud to continue onward momentum in the community and bring innovation and European-inspired hospitality to the neighbourhood.
“With bountiful access to the city’s popular attractions nearby, we are very eager to welcome travellers back to the nation’s capital.”
As general manager, Ahmed will draw on 24 years of experience in hospitality management and operations. He’ll be joined at the property by director of sales and marketing Rodrigo Arandia.
A vibrant social hub
This exciting property will introduce guests to the energy of Capitol Hill, and the stadiums and restaurants of the Southwest Waterfront and Navy Yard neighbourhoods. Nearby attractions include The Wharf and the Smithsonian museums.
Travellers are to be accommodated across 225 guestrooms, available in a variety of configurations, spanning 11 storeys. Each room will come with sleek modern furnishings and AC signature amenities such as Korres bath products, while some offer private balconies and Capitol views too.
AC Hotels’ latest outpost will include an AC Lounge, a 24-hour fitness centre, 3,000 sq ft of meeting space with floor-to-ceiling windows and complimentary wifi.
An Ellis Adams Group-designed rooftop restaurant and bar, Smoke & Mirrors, will top the hotel and showcase the culinary creations of executive chef Raymond Melendez. This venue, which overlooks the US Capitol Building, can accommodate up to 200 people indoors and 150 in the outdoor area.
The hotel is easily accessible from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
AC Hotel Washington DC Capitol Hill Navy Yard is scheduled to open on 3 February 2022.
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AC Hotels was born from the vision of Spanish hotelier Antonio Catalan - who wanted to create a new kind of stay for a new kind of traveller that prefers to have fewer things, but expects them to be better than good.