Conrad Washington, DC opened its doors on New York Avenue at the gateway of the high-end, mixed-use CityCenterDC. The 360-room, 10-floor hotel features 30,000 square feet of retail space on its ground floor and 32,000 square feet of meeting space.
"The opening of Conrad Washington, DC proves to be a groundbreaking moment for our city as a whole," said Laura Schofield, general manager, Conrad Washington, DC.
"Home to incredible restaurants and designer boutiques, CityCenterDC is the perfect location for our magnificent hotel; and we are delighted to be the icing on the cake and complete the second phase of this landmark development," she added.
The property's signature restaurant, Estuary, by James Beard Award recipients and Top Chef finalists, Bryan and Michael Voltaggio, complements the hotel's upscale offerings, featuring an elevated farm-to-table dining experience serving seafood from the Chesapeake Bay.
In line with the Voltaggios' pride for their Maryland roots, the menu features locally-inspired favorites including, Atlantic Cod, "Maryland Crab Pretending to be Shrimp Toast," Fried Calamari and Crab Rangoon, among others.
Above CityCenterDC, Summit The Rooftop at Conrad and associated event terrace deliver panoramic views of Washington's most notable landmarks. The space includes a bar and lounge serving cocktails, wines and small bites.
The hotel's serene Sakura Club on the tenth floor offers a made-to-order menu throughout the day, an exquisite Japanese whisky collection and a traditional afternoon tea. A first for the Conrad brand, this exclusive, full-service club level has offerings curated from premiere local and global vendors to create a personalized lodging experience unlike any other in the city.
As part of Hilton's commitment to double its social impact investment and cut its environmental footprint in half by 2030, Conrad Washington, DC will partner with DC Central Kitchen on a culinary internship and training program for youth.
The hotel will also embed sustainability into its operations, integrating Hilton's food waste training program into the kitchen culture and partner with Clean the World to recycle soap from guest rooms which will be remanufactured into new soap and distributed to communities in need around the world. All of these programs are part of Travel with Purpose, Hilton's corporate responsibility strategy to redefine and advance sustainable travel globally.
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CityCenterDC has more than 30 world-class designer shops and boutiques as well as some of the city's best-known and critically acclaimed restaurants.
Information is based off a news release from Conrad Washington, DC.