Virgin to open first lifestyle hotel in D.C.
Washington, D.C. – 31 October 2017 –
Virgin Hotels plans to open and operate a new hotel in Washington D.C. Expected to open in fall 2019, the brand’s first Washington D.C. property will reside in the city’s emerging Union Market area. It will be managed by Virgin Hotels and developed by D.B. Lee Development & Construction and Brook Rose Development.
Virgin Hotels Washington D.C. Union Market will feature 178 Chambers and Grand Chamber Suites; multiple dining and drinking outlets, including the brand’s flagship space, Commons Club; a coffee shop, panoramic rooftop lounge with an infinity pool, as well as multiple meetings and events spaces. The hotel will also honour the history of the Union Market area, as well as the artistic roots of the site’s former structure, with the implementation of its own artists-in-residence program. Numerous art studios will be located on the second level and alleyway, along with an outdoor garden featuring sculptures by local artists.
The brand’s first hotel, Virgin Hotels Chicago, is now open and accepting reservations at www.virginhotels.com, with San Francisco, Dallas, Palm Springs, Silicon Valley, New York, New Orleans and Nashville slated to open next. Virgin Hotels continues to explore properties in cities such as Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, Austin, Seattle, Boston, Toronto, Montrealand London.