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The Hay-Adams

Washington Wedding Venue
800 16th & H Streets N.W.
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
Contact: Catering Office
Phone: 202/638-6600

Special Offer or Discount

Winter Wedding Promotion! Book your wedding for any available date between now and 3/31/2017 and receive: 

  • Discounted winter wedding menu 
  • Complimentary 2-night Wedding Suite 
  • $500 Neiman Marcus gift card 
  • Leaders Club Membership for couple 
  • Breakfast for 10 in the Wedding Suite while the bridal party gets ready 

Offer applies to weddings of over 100 guests.

Why We Like This Place

1. The hotel literally overlooks the White House and national monuments.
2. Walls of windows are the highlight of the newly renovated Top Of The Hay, a premier event space with access to an outdoor perimeter terrace.
3. The richly furnished Hay-Adams Room displays plenty of charm: period ceilings, working fireplaces, and warm wood tones.
4. The Lafayette Room has large windows that look onto Lafayette Park, providing a light and airy ambiance.
5. It’s a historic landmark: the Hay-Adams is built on the site of homes once occupied by former Secretary of State, John Hay and author Henry Adams.



  • Max. Seated Indoors: 200
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 200
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 300
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 0


  • Max. Seated: 200

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

A non-refundable deposit of 25% of the estimated food and beverage costs is required to reserve your date. The remaining balance of the estimated costs is due 2 weeks prior to the event. Wedding Packages range $200–275/person, based on menu selections, specialty rentals or upgraded wine selections. Packages include a 1-hour cocktail reception with eight passed hors d’oeuvres, premium open bar, house wine service, custom 3-course dinner menu, custom designed wedding cake, champagne toast, and one complimentary bridal suite on the night of the event for weddings of one hundred guests or more. A 10% Washington, D.C. sales tax and a 21% service charge are additional.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners
On-Site Accommodations

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Venue Type

Historic/Landmark Building

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