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  1. Enjoy Summer Adventures with Elaine

    Hi everyone, it’s me… Monti! I hope everyone is having a great summer. I’m still enjoying quality time with my siblings, but already planning my fall in Washington, DC;  I have not forgotten my role as Executive Canine Officer while I working on my special project! While I’m hard at work, please take a moment to meet my friend Elaine!

    About Elaine


    Elaine is one-year old, 58 lb Rottweiler that came to PAW from a local shelter, where she was picked up as a stray. She is very friendly to people and other dogs she meets along her daily walks, a real sweetie!

    If you are interested in meeting Elaine or want more information about her or any of my friends at PAW please contact

    Make sure you keep up with my future projects and follow me on Instagram @lordmonti! I can’t wait to see you all soon!

  2. Summer of American Democracy!

    Are you ready for your Summer of adventure at The Jefferson! There’s so much to see and do in Washington, DC this summer; here are some of our summer favorites!

    Explore the newest exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  Their exhibit,  American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith opened on June 28th and takes a closer look at how American democracy came to be and features pieces that were instrumental in shaping our country including Thomas Jefferson’s portable writing desk that was used to draft the Declaration of Independence and the inkstand Abraham Lincoln used when crafting the Emancipation Proclamation.  

    Celebrate the Summer of American Democracy at The Jefferson


    Our Summer of American Democracy, starting at our best available rate, includes a daily food & beverage credit that can be used towards all of our restaurants including the Michelin starred Plume!

    Your summer DC getaway includes:

    • Deluxe overnight accommodations
    • A daily food & beverage credit to be used for breakfast or brunch in Greenhouse, craft cocktails in Quill, in room dining or at the Michelin starred Plume restaurant. Credit is $30 per day for a standard room, $150 per day when booking one of our Deluxe or Executive Suites.
    • Welcome amenity reflecting the newest exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s  American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith exhibit.
    • Custom itineraries created by both the Smithsonian and by our in-house historian

    Offer is based upon availability, some blackout dates may apply. Please note that Plume is close on Sundays and Mondays and will be closed from July 30th through August 4th, 2017.

    For more information, please call 202.448.2300 or email

    Tour DC with our Summer of American Democracy Itineraries


    Our custom Summer of American Democracy Itineraries can give you some ideas on great things to do and see in the city. These itineraries created by our in house historian, Susan Sullivan Lagon Ph.D., will take you and your friends on an educational and fun tour of Washington, DC. They highlight DC’s famous attractions like The National Museum of African American History & Culture, the Newseum and the National Archives and Records Administration.

    Cool off at Quill


    Our seasonal cocktail is inspired by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s American Democracy exhibit. The Char-truth, Justice, & The American Way is made with green chartreuse, mint syrup, lime, rose, wine, and strawberry grenadine.

    For more information about special offers, please visit our special offers page. We look forward to welcoming you to The Jefferson for an adventurous summer!

  3. Our Day with Dad

    Can you believe it’s already Father’s Day weekend? It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating mom at the Petite Spa at The Jefferson. Still haven’t found the perfect give for dad? Let The Jefferson help!

    Father’s Day at Greenhouse

    Treat dad to brunch at Greenhouse and indulge in our Father’s Day ‘Grill Plate’ on Sunday only priced at $42 including prime beef, grilled German brats, potatoes, and an assortment of colorful grilled seasonal vegetables. To book brunch visit us on Open Table or call 202.223.4800 to make a reservation.

    Make a Memory at Quill Bar & Lounge

    Hang with dad on the Quill patio and enjoy a Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve with a La Gloria Cubana Cigars Series R from the El Credito Cigar Factory for $50.This special will be available all weekend long! Space at Quill is first come, first serve and reservations are not accepted.

    If Dad is Far Away


    So you’re out of town and you still would like to put a smile on dad’s face? Gift cards and gift certificates can be used to reserve a room, dine in the Michelin starred Plume, grab a drink in Quill or relax in our Petite Spa. For more information, please call 202.448.2300.

    However you choose to celebrate Father’s Day in Washington, DC or elsewhere, we hope everyone has a great weekend!

  4. Make Memorial Memorable!

    Memorial Day weekend is one of the best times to visit our nation’s capital whether you’re gearing up for a family vacation or an adventurous time with some friends.  Wondering what to do after you book your reservation with one of our special offers ?  Here are some of our favorite to-do’s for those visiting our nation’s capital this weekend.

    Roll Out With The Thunder!

    Join the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally as motorcycle riders from all over the nation come to celebrate its 30th anniversary!  Almost one million bikers meet in the Pentagon Parking lot and ride through DC to pay their respects to fallen soldiers at the memorials. This exciting event takes place on Sunday, May 28th at 8:00 a.m.

    The National Memorial Day Concert

    Join the crowd on the West Lawn of the US Capitol onMay 28th at 8:00p.m. for the annualNational Memorial Day Concert sponsored by PBS. This year’s concert features Auli’i Cravalho, Vanessa Williams, Scotty McCreery and other guest performers along with the National Symphony Orchestra. The best part is the event is that it is free!

    National Memorial Day Parade

    On Monday, May 29th at 2:00 p.m., the National Memorial Day Parade features marching bands, floats, performers and veterans, down Constitution Avenue between 7th and 17th Streets. This parade honors those who have served or presently serve in the U.S. military. Get there early so you can get the best view!

    We hope everyone have a safe and memorable Memorial Day Weekend! 

  5. May Is For The Moms

    It’s never too late to start thinking about the perfect way to celebrate your mom this Mother’s Day! We won’t judge if you haven’t made plans yet, but we’re here to offer some suggestions on how to have a memorable weekend with mom.

    Mother's Day Brunch in Greenhouse!

    A day to shower mom with love! Join us for our Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday, May 14th with seatings from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Indulge in a multi course meal prepared by our Michelin Starred culinary team that includes: Foie Gras Medallion & French Toast with Local Strawberries and Tarragon Marmalade, Caramelized Banana Pancakes with Ricotta Cheese and Blood Orange Syrup and for a sweet ending, assorted pastries for the table including a Strawberry Lemon Cake with Lemon Financier, Strawberry Mascarpone Cream. 

    Cost $108 per person, $55 per child age 12 and under. Beverages, tax and gratuity excluded.

    To book, please call 202.448.2300 or book online.

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    Indulge With A Day of Renewal

    The Petite Spa is the perfect place for a day of relaxation! Purchase a gift certificate for any of our signature spa treatments to help mom refresh her mind, body, and soul. For more information, please visit The Jefferson DC Spa website.


    Enjoy a Michelin Starred Moment at Plume


    Can’t make it to brunch? Indulge in dinner for two in Plume and spend the night at the most awarded hotel in Washington, DC with our Michelin Star Moments offer. This night of fine dining includes Plume’s Prix Fixe dinner for two and 15% off our best available rate on deluxe overnight accommodations.

    To book, please call 202.448.2300 or email

    Offer is based upon availability, some blackout dates apply. Please note that Plume is closed on Sunday and Monday. Offer includes the cost for a prix fixe dinner for two. Wine, tax and gratuity are not included in the room rate.

    We always look forward to welcoming you and your mom at The Jefferson, Washington, DC!

  6. Spring Into A Friendship With Suzy

    Hi there everybody! It’s your favorite Executive Canine Officer, Monti! I’ve really been enjoying my time with my siblings and working on my next project up in Tennessee, but I do miss my co workers back in Washington, DC. So much has been happening while I’ve been gone, including my very exciting feature in Peoples Magazine One Hotel With Pets So You Never Have To Travel Without An Animal Again !It reminded me of my responsibility to make sure every lost dog finds a friendly home by the end of the year.  With that being said, Allow me to introduce one of my closest pals Suzy.


    About Suzy

    Suzy is a 16 lb mini-beagle who is turning two soon. After her owners passed away, she was welcomed to the Partnership of Animal Welfare with open arms.

    Our friends at PAW say Suzy is very friendly with dogs and people, especially children.  She would love nothing more than a home with a loving family that will enjoy exercise and playtime with her.

    Want to meet Suzy or take her home? If you are interested in meeting Suzy or for more information about her or any of our friends at paw please contact

    Make sure you keep up with my future projects and follow me @lordmonti!

  7. It's Never Too Late!

    We can’t believe that it’s already spring! There are a number of celebrations that are happening this season in Washington, DC. We’re thrilled there is still time to plan a visit for Easter and what better way to celebrate than a weekend at The Jefferson!

    Easter Brunch at The Jefferson


    Celebrate Easter at The Jefferson on Sunday April 16th from 10:30 am – 3:00 pm with an elegant multi-course brunch that includes dishes for the table including: Garlic Poached Shrimp, Avocado and Marie Rose Sauce and Seasonal Sliced Fruits and Berries. Our main dishes include: Seared Filet of Norwegian Cod with Melted Leeks and Ramps, Littleneck Clam Ragout and Jasmine Butter Rice and Herb Glazed Lamb Medallion with Creamed Kohlrabi with Garlic. Desserts for the table include Apple Tarts with Apple Compote and a Salted Caramel Custard and Hazelnut Macarons with Yogurt Mousse and a Hazelnut Crisp.

    Cost is $108 per person, $55 for children 12 and under (tax and gratuity not included). To reserve, please call 202.448.2300 or book online . A credit card is needed to book. Please note cancellations made less than 24 hours prior will be charged the full price per person in your party.

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    Easter at The National Zoo

    There couldn’t be a more perfect time to visit the Smithsonian National Zoo! On Monday, April 17th enjoy special animal demonstrations, and participate in the Easter egg hunt. The hunt begins at around 10:00 am so don’t be late!

    It’s Patio Season at Quill

    Everyone in DC loves a patio and ours is ready to celebrate spring! Our spring cocktail list is now available and features signature creations including “Out Like a Lamb”; comprised of of Catocin Creek Rye Whiskey, Yellow Chartreuse, Brandied Cherry Juice and Lemon.

    Whatever your plans may be for spring, we’re looking forward to celebrating with you!

  8. Picture Perfect Cherry Blossoms

    Spring seems to have sprung early in our nation’s capital and that means one thing…it’s almost time for our beloved Cherry Blossoms to make their annual appearance! As the city gets ready to welcome the many visitors looking to capture the beauty of the Cherry Blossoms, we look forward to welcoming you to The Jefferson!   Here are a few suggestions on how to make the most of your stay in Washington, DC.

    Make Your  Visit Picture Perfect


    Our Picture Perfect Cherry Blossoms package includes a very special gift from our friends at Framebridge; a gift card to have one of your Instagram photos of the Cherry Blossoms framed. This package also includes:

    • Deluxe Overnight Accommodations
    • Full American Breakfast for Two Each Morning
    • A Cherry Blossom Coffee Table Book

    Offer is based upon availability, some blackout dates may apply. Book by April 16, stay by April 30, 2017. 

    Celebrate The Beauty of Friendship At The Pink Tie Party

    The Pink Tie Party marks the beginning of the National Cherry Blossom Festivities in Washington, DC! Taking place on Thursday, March 16th at the Ronald Reagan Building, this fundraiser gala celebrates the arrival of the cherry blossoms. To purchase your tickets please visit the official event page.

    The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

    Spend Saturday, April 8th with family and friends at Events DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. This annual parade is one of DC’s most popular events and hundreds of people flock to catch a glimpse of the parade route along Constitution Avenue. The parade starts at 10am so don’t be late!

    The Jefferson will be celebrating Cherry Blossom season through April and we hope you’ll join us this year as we welcome this annual DC treasure!

  9. Romance & Rowan

    Hello everyone – Monti here!  Have you heard the news? I’m taking some time off from The Jefferson so I can work on a new project! More to come on that later this month, but I’m super excited to launch this next phase of my presidential career - #Monti2020.

    In the meantime, I wanted to introduce you to my friend Rowan! Rowan currently lives with the good people at the Partnership for Animal Welfare, but he is looking for his forever home.

    About Rowan

    Rowan is a house trained three-year old, 37lb mix breed.. He was found tied outside of an abandoned house, underweight, with some pretty bad damage to his amazing ears.He had also tested positive for heartworms and had to go through a series of treatments, but I’m happy to report that today Rowan is happy, healthy, and ready to join a loving family!


    Our friends at PAW say he is a bit timid with people at first, but warms up fairly quickly. He gets along with other dogs and loves to play with all of his friends. There is nothing he would love more than to spend Valentine’s Day with you and your family.

    If you are interested in meeting Rowan or for more information about her or any of our friends at paw please contact

    Be sure to follow my travels while I’m away from the hotel on my Instagram, @lordmonti and I look forward to seeing you all soon!


  10. Date Night in DC!

    Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays at The Jefferson when the spirit of love is spread throughout the city. Whether you’re traveling from near or far to take part in the city’s festivities, here are some recommendations for a successful Valentine’s Week in Washington, DC!

    Keep Cozy This February


    We promise to keep you and your Valentine warm during your visit to DC at The Jefferson! Join us this month as we celebrate the most romantic time of year! Book our Keep Cozy offer through the month of February and receive:

    • Deluxe accommodations in one of our elegantly appointed guest rooms
    • Breakfast in bed for two each morning
    • Turndown chocolates from the Michelin starred Plume restaurant
    • Two glasses of bubbles in Quill

    Offer is based upon availability, some blackout dates may apply. Book by, stay by February 28, 2017. 

    Become A Spy Overnight

    Enjoy a complimentary cocktail, sweet treats, and pick up a few basic seduction skills at The International Spy Museum. Intelligence Historian H. Keith Melton will host a seminar to reveal how seduction is used as a tool to control spies in both reality and fiction. 

    Celebrate love at the Phillips!


    Located less than a mile from The Jefferson, The Phillips Collection is a DC hidden gem. Spend an evening with your significant other visiting the Toulouse-Lautrec exhibit, open February 4, 2017 through April 30, 2017. This interactive exhibit features a Valentine card creation session specialty cocktails, live performances, and a chocolate tasting provided by The Chocolate House. Spark new friendships and create Valentine cards for friends, family, or lovers.

    However you end up celebrating this month of love, we hope you enjoy it and look forward to seeing you all soon at The Jefferson!

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