Want to visit Washington, D.C., to experience the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival, now celebrating its 90th year? Washington area hotels are offering packages to enhance your experience, including Japanese-inspired amenities and cuisine, transportation assistance, and special rates, including these properties below:
Embassy Row Hotel
This Dupont Circle hotel is offering a Cherry Blossom Festival hotel package with two-night accommodations, two SmarTrip Cards with one-day Metrorail Passes, complimentary evening sake sampling in Station Kitchens & Cocktails, 10 percent off all food and drink in food and beverage outlets, daily access to a digital Press Reader newspaper subscription, complimentary access to the Adult Playground (foosball, ping pong and shuffleboard), and complimentary Wi-Fi. Embassy Row Hotel is near Dupont Circle Metro station, just four stops from the Tidal Basin. Rates start at $179 per night for travel March 20 through April 16, 2017.
Just steps from the White House, the famed and historic Hay-Adams is offering a Cherry Blossom package that includes luxuriously appointed guestrooms, Sakura macaroons and a National Cherry Blossom Festival packet. Guest will also receive a specially commissioned, adult pocket-sized coloring book with a box of colored pencils featuring 11 illustrations of famous Washington landmarks, created by Pulitzer prize-winning political cartoonist Matt Wuerker. Breakfast for two is available each day, as well, with rates for three or more nights beginning at $399 per night. A special Japanese-inspired three-course, pre-fixe dinner menu will also be featured throughout the Festival, priced at $75.
Eleven Washington, D.C.-area hotels are celebrating the Cherry Blossom Festival with Bliss + Bottoms packages. Guests who book deluxe accommodations receive a welcome bottle of sake, two in-room Japanese Camellia Oil massages per stay, and $100 dining credit for the hotel’s adjacent restaurant. While not a family deal, parents will certainly love the extras, starting at $589 per night. The promotion is good at Hotel Palomar Washington DC, Hotel Monaco Washington DC, Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle, Glover Park Hotel, and others.
Park Hyatt Washington D.C.
Celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Cherry Blossom Festival with the Cherry Blossom Unveiled package at the Park Hyatt. Guests will receive a welcome cocktail, roundtrip transportation to Dumberton Oaks and the U.S. National Arboretum with a specially packed picnic with dishes from the Michelin-starred Blue Duck Tavern, an evening trip to the Tidal Basin, and accommodations in newly enhanced Junior Suites. The package starts at $900 per room.
Hampton Inn & Suites Navy Yard
For a more budget-friendly option, the Washington Hampton Inn & Suites is offering a Cherry Blossom Festival package that includes two Metro day passes to get to the festival and other attractions, a Washington D.C. welcome kit, a map of the Cherry Blossom Festival, two complimentary bottles of water and sunscreen with its hotel accommodations. The hotel is located across the street from the Navy Yard Park Metro Station, and rates for a room for a family of four begin at $189 per night.
One of Washington, D.C.’s, most historic hotels is celebrating the Cherry Blossom Festival with real cherry blossom trees throughout the hotel, a Cherry Blossom Afternoon Tea, Japanese-inspired cuisine and specialty cocktails at the Round Robin Bar, and a variety of programming designed to promote traditional Japanese art and culture. When you book the Cherry Blossom Package at Willard Intercontinental, you will receive upgraded accommodations to the next room category, a Cherry Blossom-themed amenity, complimentary valet parking and a $50 daily food and beverage credit. Rates start at $299 per night.
The Fairmont Washington
The luxurious Fairmont is offering a Family Moments Package that will run throughout the Cherry Blossom season. It includes a second room for children at 50 percent off the daily rate, 50 percent off on full menu dining for kids 12 and younger, and free meals for kids under 5. Rates start at $249 per night for the first room.