Conrad Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of the architecturally striking and highly anticipated Conrad Washington, DC. Featuring food waste sustainability initiatives, impeccable interiors and a new sense of modern hospitality, here’s everything you need to know about the sleek new opening.
Located on New York Avenue at the gateway of the high-end, the property is offering innovative technology and personalised experiences for guests.The 360-room, 10-floor hotel designed by Pritzker Prize Laureates Herzog & de Meuron features 30,000 square feet of luxury retail space on its ground floor and 32,000 square feet of purpose-built meeting space – all above ground level and unlike any other hotel in Washington D.C.
Interiors Architect Rottet Studio designed the interiors with minimalism at its core. 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 pays homage to this with dishes such as Atlantic Cod, ‘Maryland Crab Pretending to be Shrimp Toast,’ Fried Calamari and Crab Rangoon, among others.
“We are thrilled to welcome the new flagship property for the Conrad brand and Hilton’s first luxury development in Washington, DC, offering smart luxury to the globally connected traveler” said Martin Rinck, executive vice president and global head, Luxury & Lifestyle Group, Hilton. “The ever-evolving market within the nation’s capital provides the perfect opportunity to bring Conrad’s inspiring design, intuitive service and culinary excellence to business and leisure travelers alike.”
A contemporary urban oasis above CityCenterDC, Summit The Rooftop at Conrad and associated event terrace deliver panoramic views of Washington’s most notable landmarks, featuring a stylish bar and understated intimate lounge where guests can enjoy a relaxed respite serving exceptional cocktails, fine wines and small bites.
The design-forward hotel tapped world-renowned talent, including internationally-acclaimed architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, production architect and hotel consultant HKS Inc., exacting interiors architect Rottet Studio, and landscape architecture firm Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, among others. Curated by consulting firm Tatar Art Projects, the hotel’s contemporary art collection pays homage to the city’s historical roots tying back to the Washington Color School.
What’s more, the new hotel is not only stylish but sustainably minded. As part of Hilton’s ongoing commitment to double its social impact investment and cut its environmental footprint in half by 2030, Conrad Washington D.C. will partner with DC Central Kitchen on a culinary internship and training program for youth.
Food waste training will be an important part kitchen culture, whilst soap will be recycled from guestrooms to be remanufactured into new soap and distributed to communities in need around the world.
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