Activities and Attractions

The Watergate Hotel is home to excellent dining venues, seductive cocktail lounges, a premier spa, and modern fitness center. However, should you find yourself leaving the hotel for one reason or another, there are few other activities and attractions we can vouch for. Check out a few of the below destinations during your stay, then return to the comfort of your luxury accommodations at The Watergate. Go ahead, get in a little trouble. Your secret is safe with us.

Activities and Attractions Near The Watergate:

Pinstripes: Try your hand at bocce on one of six courts, or grab one of 14 planes for a bit of bowling at this family-friendly game space.

Washington Harbour: In addition to great restaurants along the waterfront, guests of all ages can enjoy a little outdoor activity at the Washington Harbour, whether splashing in the fountain during warmer months or hitting the ice at the region’s largest ice rink in the winter.

Tudor Place: Visit the historic, elegant Tudor Place and explore over five acres of manicured gardens at the estate which dates back to 1816.

Blues Alley: Open since 1965, Blues Alley is home to some of the best jazz in Washington DC, and has seen legendary performances like Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald.

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal: Once a 184-mile canal beginning in DC, the C&O Canal today offers a serene glimpse of the past, perfect for walking, running, cycling, or lounging along aside.

Baked & Wired: Enjoy delicious cupcakes from this family owned bakery beloved by locals.

Stachowski Market & Deli: Feast on clubs, grinders, and everything in between at DC's favorite deli.

Tony & Joe’s Seafood Palace: Offering fresh, local seafood, Tony & Joe's is the area's premier seafood destination. 

Georgetown University Campus: Visit the renowned university and stroll its beautiful, storied campus.