New luxury hotel celebrates with a ribbon cutting in Georgetown
- April 8, 2013
A new luxury hotel has opened in Georgetown. Last week brought the ribbon cutting for Capella Washington, D.C.—the first Capella-branded hotel in the U.S.
Capella Hotels and Resorts operate luxury boutique hotels in gateway cities around the world, including Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Dusseldorf, Germany; and Singapore. It owns the 49-room Georgetown property along Castleton Hotel Partners I, LLC.
The hotel’s location, bordering the historic C&O Canal, provides business and leisure guests with access to Washington, including the National Mall and Smithsonian museums, the U.S. Capitol and the White House.
Amenities at the property include a complimentary refreshment center, complimentary laundry pressing service of up to five pieces and free Wi-Fi. Special guest services include private after-hours shopping at some of the city’s high-end retail stores. Capella also includes a restaurant and a bar. The hotel is located at 1050 31st Street, NW.
Based in Chevy Chase, the Capella Hotel Group is headed by Horst H. Schulze, the former president and CEO of Ritz-Carlton.