Activities & Attractions

Explore the national treasures of Washington, D.C., and historic landmarks of Georgetown when staying at Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown. Nestled beside the historic C&O Canal in the heart of Georgetown, our intimate luxury hotel is just one block from the remarkable shops on Wisconsin and M Streets and the Washington Harbour. The hotel is easily accessible from The Kennedy Center, Business and Financial Districts, Smithsonian Institute museums, the National Monument, The National Mall and The White House. The intimate Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown will provide a top-tier retreat for the discerning world traveler, positioning guests between the center of culture, shopping, dining, and the headquarters of international policy and finance.

MOUNT VERNON BIKING TOUR

The 18.5-mile trail winds along the Virginia side of the Potomac River, with scenic views of Old Town Alexandria and the alluring Dyke Marsh along the way. Journey on your bike from Capella Washington, D.C. to Mount Vernon, and delight in a packed backpack lunch for you and your guest(s) as you venture to meet your Private Tour Guide at America’s most popular historic estate.

For reservations & inquiries please contact your Personal Assistant

Phone: 202-617-2416

Email: pa.dc@capellahotels.com

KENILWORTH AQUATIC GARDENS

One of Washington, D.C.'s most remarkable natural attractions and the only national park devoted to the propagation and study of aquatic plants. Join the cycle of discovery and rediscovery of this remarkable land and eco-system that began when people started living here over 4,000 years ago. 

For reservations & inquiries please contact your Personal Assistant

Phone: 202-617-2416

Email: pa.dc@capellahotels.com

THE ARBORETUM

  • Offers several hikes each month following the full moon.
  • Your guide will lead you on a five-mile hike through the 444-acre park tucked away in the northeastern corner of D.C.
  • During the two-hour guided tour, you will travel past scenic woodlands, often catching a glimpse of the creatures who venture out after dark.
  • Backpack and snacks provided by Capella Washington, D.C.

For reservations & inquiries please contact your Personal Assistant

Phone: 202-617-2416

Email: pa.dc@capellahotels.com

RYE BAR COCKTAIL SERIES

Join us at the Rye Bar for a Cocktail Workshop creating fun, seasonal cocktails tailored for summer or an evening with friends at home. 

Inclusive of five cocktail creations, passed canapés in the Rye Bar, 3-course dinner & cocktail pairing and a special takeaway gift.

Cocktail Class Event Dates:

  • Saturday, January 10th
  • Saturday, February 14th
  • Saturday, March 14th
  • Sunday, April 12th

$150 per person 

For reservations & inquiries, please contact Elisabeth Thomas at elisabeth.thomas@capellahotels.com or call 202-617-2429.

The Washington Ballet

Capella Washington, D.C. has an exclusive partnership with the Washington Ballet, creating an experience to remember for our guests. You and your family will receive four tickets to The Nutcracker, a backstage tour at The Warner Theater and a chance to have an extremely rare Adult/Child walk-on role in the ballet. Should you prefer to appreciate the art rather than take part in it, Capella Washington, D.C. can offer you the Dance Studio Insider, granting complimentary access to The Washington Ballet Open Rehearsal events. You can also retain a more personal experience during private weekday studio rehearsals by simply requesting it from your Capella Personal Assistant.

Call (202)-617-2416

Email: pa.dc@capellahotels.com

Guided Tours

At Capella Washington, D.C. you can have your own unique perspective on the city by such opportunities as private guided tours of top cultural institutions around the city, country day trips to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and the region’s vineyards, guided tours of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate across the Potomac River, and much more. Luis Colmenares, lead Personal Assistant, and his staff are happy to make arrangements for other cultural and sporting events and admittance to Washington’s many other renowned museums and historic landmarks as well.