Park Hyatt Washington D.C., the Hotel Review

This early April, we spent three days in the Nation’s Capital – Washington D.C. To enhance our experience, we chose to stay at Park Hyatt Washington D.C.

We arrived at the Washington Dulles International Airport late evening and took a taxi to the hotel. If you are arriving at this airport, remember that it’s located more than 30 mi from Downtown Washington D.C. (in Virginia, to be exact); therefore, the ride could be relatively expensive.


This luxurious Category 5 hotel is from the Park Hyatt Collection with 20,000 Hyatt Points per night on a Standard night (17,000 Hyatt Points on off-peak nights and 23,000 on peak nights). We booked a Standard 2 Double Beds Room for three nights using 66,000 Hyatt Points. The cash rate for the nights ran for $1,453.61, including taxes and fees, resulting in 2.20 points per cent value.


At check-in, we asked if they could offer a room upgrade since we had the Globalist status with Hyatt. Unfortunately, the concierge could only offer an upgrade to a Junior Suite as they didn’t have any Standard Suites available (we guessed probably because we were staying there over the weekend). A Junior Suite had 1 King Bed with no sofa or rollaway bed, which didn’t quite work for us since we needed a separate bed for Sophia. So we decided to stay in the Standard Room that we had booked.

The concierge also inquired if we wanted a late 4 pm checkout, which was exactly what we needed since our flight was late in the evening.

The Room

We got a spacious 336 sq. ft corner room on the 9th floor with two double beds, a little sitting area with a sofa, and a chair. The room was big enough to comfortably set up our favorite travel crib by Lumiere and still have some space left, so it didn’t feel cramped.

The hotel staff left a welcoming bottle of sparkling water and chocolate chip cookies on the table for us, which was a nice touch ☺️.

The bathroom had a deep soaking bathtub, white bathrobes, sleepers, and all the necessary toiletries.

Blue Duck Tavern

The hotel had a Michelin-starred onsite restaurant called the Blue Duck Tavern (an outdoor patio was closed for the season), the Blue Duck Lounge for a relaxing wine-sipping experience with the light fare from the tavern, and a Tea Cellar.

We arrived at the hotel later than anticipated because of almost a 2-hour delay at the San Francisco International Airport. We were really exhausted and were just hoping that they could have us seated at the restaurant since it was 20 minutes before its closing time.

The restaurant staff greeted us in stylish black suits and was happy to accommodate us. We actually came back here for dinner once more because it was that good and obviously more convenient with the little ones.

The restaurant had an open kitchen, where you could watch the Chef working on his masterpieces. These are the pictures of some dishes we tried for dinner at the Blue Duck Tavern. We really enjoyed the food and how it was exquisitely presented on a plate, but it wasn’t pretentious at the same time. When you’re at the Blue Duck Tavern, you ought to try the duck; no pun intended, it was perfect.

The cocktail menu featured cocktails inspired by the atmosphere of Park Hyatt hotels from all over the world. As always, remember to charge your dining to the room so you can earn more points towards your future stays.

In the morning, we had breakfast at the Blue Duck Tavern. One of our favorite perks of being a Globalist is that you don’t have to pay for it; you get a complimentary breakfast for two adults and two kids, which could have cost us over $120 daily!

Sophia loved the pancakes, and that’s what Irina’s avocado toast looked like 😋!

Bottom line

Park Hyatt Washington D.C. is located in the West End, neighboring Georgetown, and is within walking distance of the National Mall and only a 20-minute walk from the White House. Its prime location is very convenient, and most of the time, we would just walk from/to the hotel. It’s also very close to the bus stop and the Foggy Bottom subway station.

Here you can read more about our 3-day stay in the Washington D.C. and the things that we did there.

Park Hyatt Washington D.C. was definitely the right hotel for a sophisticated trip as it was to the Nation’s Capital, with the right location, friendly and professional staff, good food, and an upscale, relaxing room.

On Points With Kids Summary

Three nights spent at Park Hyatt Washington D.C. for 66,000 Hyatt Points. The cash rate for three nights was $1,453.61, which equals to 2.20 cents per point, great value!

You can apply for the following credit cards to earn Hyatt points that can be redeemed at Park Hyatt Washington D.C.:

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