HO­TELS & RE­SORTS

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THE BELL­MOOR INN & SPA

Lushly ap­pointed rooms and a not-tobe-missed spa in the heart of Re­hoboth Beach make this charm­ing inn a per­fect des­ti­na­tion for a beach-bound girls’ week­end or some low-key R&R. 6 Chris­tian St., Re­hoboth Beach, 302227-5800; the­bell­moor.com

EM­BASSY SUITES AT THE CHEVY CHASE PAV­IL­ION

This three-star ho­tel in the Friend­ship Heights shop­ping district shares the Pav­il­ion with re­tail­ers like J.Crew, Nord­strom Rack, and World Mar­ket. It’s also across from both Mazza Gallerie and The Shops at Wis­con­sin Place. 4300 Mil­i­tary Road NW, 202362-9300; em­bassy­suites­d­cmetro.com

THE FAIR­FAX AT EM­BASSY ROW

A clas­sic bou­tique ho­tel in the tony Up­per North­west area of Em­bassy Row, the Fair­fax has hosted such no­ta­bles as the Gore and Bush fam­i­lies, Frank Si­na­tra, and Jackie Kennedy. 2100 Mas­sachusetts Ave. NW, 202293-2100; fair­faxwash­ing­tondc.com

THE GREEN­BRIER

Worth the drive, this his­toric lux­ury re­sort, dat­ing back to 1778, sits on ex­pan­sive (we’re talk­ing 11,000 acres), im­pec­ca­bly land­scaped grounds at the foot of the Al­legheny Moun­tains in West Vir­ginia and hosts a full year­round sched­ule of events, in­clud­ing an an­nual PGA Tour FedExCup tour­na­ment. 300 W. Main St., White Sul­phur Springs, 855-453-4858; green­brier.com

THE JEF­FER­SON

This bou­tique lux­ury ho­tel is as con­ve­nient as it is charm­ing. Just a cou­ple of blocks from the White House and down­town, it boasts DC’s only Forbes five-star res­tau­rant, Plume. IN­SIDER TIP: In a city that goes to bed early, Quill, the ho­tel’s up­scale lounge and cock­tail bar, of­fers light bites un­til 12

AM seven nights a week. 1200 16th St. NW, 202-448-2300; jef­fer­sondc.com

MGM NA­TIONAL HAR­BOR

A “mon­u­men­tal” new ad­di­tion to the DMV hos­pi­tal­ity scene, the MGM Na­tional Har­bor opened to the pub­lic at 11 PM on De­cem­ber 8 and reached full ca­pac­ity within hours. In ad­di­tion to 308 ho­tel rooms, the re­sort fea­tures Sarah Jes­sica Parker’s first stand-alone bou­tique, SJP by Sarah Jes­sica Parker; restau­rants by such ac­claimed chefs as José An­drés (Fish), Mar­cus Sa­muels­son (Mar­cus), and Bryan and Michael Volt­ag­gio (Volt­ag­gio Broth­ers Steak House); and a packed sched­ule of world-class en­ter­tain­ment. 7100 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD, 844346-4664; mgm­na­tion­al­har­bor.com

PARK HY­ATT

Home to the Miche­lin-starred Blue Duck Tav­ern, this ho­tel has hired renowned de­signer Tony Chi to ren­o­vate its rooms, with spa-in­spired baths and a re­fined pal­ette of grays, blues, and yel­lows. IN­SIDER TIP: Look for fresh honey by the jar, pro­duced by a hive on the roof and col­lected by an in-house bee­keeper. 1201 24th St. NW, 202789-1234; park­wash­ing­ton.hy­att.com

RITZ-CARL­TON TYSONS

Of­fer­ing lux­ury ac­com­mo­da­tions and a top-notch spa (which re­cently un­der­went a $1 mil­lion ren­o­va­tion) amidst all the Tysons shop­ping, the Ritz-Carl­ton Tysons also boasts fun events through­out the year and one-stop shop­ping for wed­dings and more. 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean, 703-506-4300; ritzcarlton.com

SALA­MAN­DER RE­SORT AND SPA

Sheila John­son’s eques­trian es­cape is just an hour from DC. Nes­tled in the his­toric town of Mid­dle­burg, the re­sort of­fers 24-hour in-room din­ing, a 14,000-square­foot sta­ble, an ex­cep­tional spa, and more. IN­SIDER TIP: It also hosts one of the most ex­cit­ing events in the re­gion: the an­nual Mid­dle­burg Film Fes­ti­val. 500 N. Pendle­ton St., Mid­dle­burg, 540326-4040; sala­man­der­re­sort.com

SOFITEL

This French-in­spired five-star ho­tel is per­fectly sit­u­ated down­town, just a stone’s throw from the White House. In­side, a charm­ing bar is the ideal spot for cof­fee, tea, or a drink. Fun fact: Sofitel’s Alexan­dra Byrne is the city’s only fe­male gen­eral man­ager of a lux­ury ho­tel. 806 15th St. NW, 202730-8800; sofitel.com

ST. REGIS

The birth­place of the Bloody Mary, the St. Regis sits just two blocks north of the White House. Its re­cent ren­o­va­tion is im­pres­sive, and its res­tau­rant, De­can­ter, of­fers a year-round sched­ule of hol­i­day events. IN­SIDER TIP: In ad­di­tion to be­ing a great place for star-spot­ting, the St. Regis of­fers one of the best af­ter­noon teas in the city. 923 16th St. NW, 202-638-2626; streg­iswash­ing­tondc.com

THE WATER­GATE

The über DC ho­tel re­opened to much fan­fare in early 2016, and its own­ers, Jac­ques and Rakel Co­hen, have reimagined ev­ery­thing, right down to the Mad Men–in­spired uni­forms (they lit­er­ally brought in the show’s cos­tume de­signer to dress the em­ploy­ees). IN­SIDER TIP: The rooftop, Top of the Gate, boasts one of the best views in the city. 2650 Vir­ginia Ave. NW, 202-827-1600; the­wa­ter­gate­ho­tel.com

A din­ing room setup from Cal­li­garis at Tyson Cor­ner.

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