Trump Hotel Collection has been chosen by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) as the preferred developer of the most sought-after hotel redevelopment opportunity in the country: Washington D.C.'s iconic Old Post Office. Seen as a generational asset by the Trump family, the redevelopment plan will infuse the Pennsylvania Avenue landmark with new life by undergoing an extensive $200 million redevelopment to become the Trump International Hotel, Washington D.C. opening in 2016.
"When completed, one of the finest hotels anywhere in the world. The building itself, which is totally irreplaceable, is going to be brought back to far beyond its original grandeur." -Donald J. Trump
The Old Post Office is located at the corner of the historic Pennsylvania Avenue at 12th Street in the heart of the Financial District and is home to the a 315-ft. Clock Tower which houses the official United States Bells of Congress, a bicentennial gift from England celebrating the end of the Revolutionary War. From this enviable downtown location, when it opens the Trump International Hotel, Washington D.C. will offer guests sweeping panoramic view of the Washington D.C. skyline and place them steps from the city's top attractions including the White House and the U.S. Capitol as well as first-class shopping, museums, galleries, theatres.
This hotel in downtown Washington, DC will reinstate the 11th Street pedestrian entrance on Pennsylvania Avenue, which has been closed to vehicular traffic, and will serve as the driveway to the hotel's canopied grand entrance. The new entrance of this 5 star hotel in Washington, DC will feature materials such as backlit marble and limited mullion glass and a steel and glass porte cochere cantilevers in both directions, creating a stunning arrival experience.
Inside, the heart of the this 5 star hotel in Washington, DC will be the Cortile, a soaring nine-story atrium that will function as the hotel's gathering place boasting a José Andrés signature restaurant with food and beverage service extended to the grand lobby and lounge. Sunlight will filter from above through a soft canopy of trees and illuminate this interior courtyard setting. The Cortile will be furnished in rich jewel tones - deep red, aubergine, sapphire and emerald - with gold accents and be elegantly finished with hand-woven area rugs, a celebrated water sculpture, and soaring brass and crystal chandeliers. flagship restaurant, prominently located off the hotel lobby in the building's dramatic cortile, in addition to creating the food & beverage menu for the lobby bar and a signature banquet menu. The ground level will also include world-class restaurants and luxury retailers on the corners of Pennsylvania Avenue.
Trump International Hotel, in downtown Washington D.C. will also feature the following services and amenities:
- José Andrés signature restaurant
- 24-hour concierge
- 24-hour in-room dining
- Casual and formal restaurants
- Bar & Lounge
- Curated museum
- Exhibition gallery
- Indoor and outdoor gardens
- World-class spa
- Private health club
- 36,000 square feet of meetings and events space
- Wireless high-speed Internet
- TRUMP CARD Privileges Program