Monday, April 24, 2017

The Rooftop at the Embassy Row Hotel Opens May 5th with Refreshed Look and New Programming

The Rooftop at The Embassy Row Hotel

From our friends at the Embassy Row Hotel...

Washington, DC’s Award-winning Hotel Offers Guests and Locals New Dining Concept, Pool Parties, Fitness and More from High Above Dupont Circle

The rooftop at The Embassy Row Hotel, located in Washington, DC’s Dupont Circle, will officially open for summer on May 5th with a reimagined concept and design, inviting locals and guests to enjoy expanded space and furnishings, new culinary and cocktail offerings, upgraded amenities and local art. The Rooftop will feature an upgraded bar along with additional seating and high-top tables, accommodating more diners and allowing visitors added space to sit and enjoy lunch or cocktails comfortably. The new décor will be comprised of bright blues and oranges, offering a fun, summery vibe in line with the colorful interiors of The Embassy Row Hotel. Guests can also enjoy art from local artists, furthering their Washington, DC immersion experience.

In addition to the revamped look, The Rooftop will offer a host of exciting programming, events and unique partnerships. From sunrise yoga, splash cycle and dive-in movies in the pool, to a summer concert series, weekly pool parties and exclusive packages, The Rooftop promises to be a hot spot for guests and locals to cool down this summer. Beyond access to one of Washington, DC’s only rooftop pools, daily al fresco dining from the hotel’s new summer rooftop menu, poolside games and panoramic views of the city, below is a sampling of what’s on tap on The Rooftop at The Embassy Row Hotel this summer.

Special Events:
To kick off opening festivities on May 5, The Rooftop will host a Cinco de Mayo-themed party sponsored by Corona Extra®, Modelo Especial™ and El Jimador Tequila featuring drink specials and live entertainment. Other holiday parties taking place throughout the summer include a Memorial Day Weekend pool party on Saturday, May 27 with CÎROC™ Summer Colada drink specials and a DJ, a Moet Ice and Imperial Event on June 3, a Drag Queen Sponsored Pool Party during Pride Weekend on June 11 and a 4th of July Silent Disco bash sponsored by Budweiser® and CÎROC™. There will also be a Red Bull Mixology Bar in June for up to 100 guests in partnership with Red Bull and London-based mixology company Sweet and Chili featuring special drink concoctions from their traveling, portable bar.

In addition to special events, The Rooftop will also host a series of fun weekly summer programming for both guests and locals to enjoy. Highlights include underwater spinning class Splash Cycle, sunrise rooftop yoga on the weekends with local DC studio Epic Yoga, Silent Disco dance parties on Friday nights with longstanding partner the Silent Dance Society where music is played only through wireless headphones, Sunday Elevate pool parties with rotating DJs, a summer concert series beginning in June, and dive-in movies projecting in the pool in August and September. Support a Cause Wednesdays are weekly community fundraising events hosted by rotating non-profit organizations with $1 from all food and drink sales donated to the organization such as Leukemia & Lymphoma, Dupont Underground and the United Women in Business Foundation. On Friday afternoons beginning at 3:00 PM, local residents can take advantage of Embassy Row’s Hooky Friday where day passes and specialty cocktails are half off. All programming is complimentary to hotel guests and available to locals visiting The Rooftop for purchase.

For travelers looking to make the most of their summer in Washington, DC, The Embassy Row Hotel is offering several exclusive packages.

Pride Weekend Package
From June 8-11, guests in town for Pride 2017 can book this package which includes:
• Deluxe guestroom accommodations
• Access to the hotel’s Drag Queen Sponsored Pool Party June 11 on The Rooftop
• Two Unicorn cocktails
• $10 donation to the Human Rights Campaign

Rates for the Pride Weekend package start at $299/night.

Rooftop Package
For travelers who want to take advantage of the only rooftop pool and bar in the Dupont Circle area while enjoying stunning views of the district, The Rooftop Package includes:
• Overnight accommodations
• $50 credit per stay to spend on food and drink on The Rooftop
• 10% off all food and drink in the hotel’s food & beverage outlets.

Rates for The Rooftop Package start at $139/night.

Located on the 10th floor of The Embassy Row Hotel, access to The Rooftop is complimentary for guests of the hotel, and day passes are available for locals to purchase ($30 per person/day starting at 3 PM.) The Rooftop offers a heated pool, day beds, shaded lounge area and a full dining and drinks menu that features specialty hand crafted cocktails like the E-Row Coco served in a real coconut and the TeenE BikinE, and bar bites such as the Roasted Piquillo Pepper Hummus, Juicy Lucy Burger and Street Fare Skewers. Guests will also have access to pool games and entertainment, plus an assortment of floats, inflatables and water toys. For more information about The Embassy Row Hotel, The Rooftop or the summer programming, please visit or call (202) 265-1600.

About The Embassy Row Hotel, A Destination Hotel:
Surrounded by embassies and charming row homes in the historic neighborhood of Dupont Circle, The Embassy Row Hotel is Washington, D.C.’s only lifestyle hotel. Providing guests with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the diverse culture and bustling, trend-setting scene of the nation’s capital, The Embassy Row Hotel offers 231 deluxe guestrooms with design nods to the neighborhood, over 8,000+ sq. ft. of new meeting and event space, and a lifestyle-driven lobby experience anchored by new restaurant, Station Kitchen & Cocktails. Reinforcing the urban resort concept, the hotel also features The Rooftop, a newly reimagined seasonal bar complex boasting Dupont Circle’s only rooftop swimming pool with sweeping views of DC and Virginia. Since its reopening, the property has earned coveted awards including USA Today’s “Top 10 Best New Hotels in America,” Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top Hotels in Washington DC” and’s “Top 25 Rooftop Pools in the World.” For more information on The Embassy Row Hotel, visit Follow us on Twitter: @EmbassyRowHotel. Like us on Facebook: EmbassyRowHotel.

About Destination Hotels:
Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States and Caribbean. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties, the award-winning portfolio features 19 renowned golf courses, 18 indigenous spas, and 112 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.