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: [email protected]

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 and cocktail pairing, and a special takeaway gift.

For reservations & inquiries, please contact Kelly Schneider at [email protected] 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.

For reservations & inquiries please contact your Personal Assistant

Phone: (202) 617-2416

Email: [email protected]

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, 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.

For reservations & inquiries please contact your Personal Assistant

Phone: (202) 617 2416

Email: [email protected]

Capella Farmer's Market

The Farmer's Market at Capella will run from 9am – 1pm, and you can expect fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables every 2nd and 4th Saturday. Guests and locals can expect to see fresh blackberries, eggplant, cucumbers, seasonal tomatoes, and so much more! You will find the Farmer's Market right outside our property, next to the historic C&O Canal. Come spend your Saturday morning with Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown and enjoy the local food movement.

SAVE THE DATE:

The Farmer's Market at Capella D.C. will be held on the following Saturday's:

  • August 22, 2015
  • September 5, 2015
  • September 19, 2015
  • October 3, 2015
  • October 17, 2015
  • October 31, 2015

Our partnership with Northern Neck Farms comes with over 50 years of history. Northern Neck is located in the agriculturally rich region of Virginia, and Award-Winning Executive Chef, Frank Ruta, features a seasonal menu and ingredients sourced from the best local and regional farms of Northern Neck.

For inquiries, please contact: (202) 617 2416

Email: [email protected]

POPE FRANCIS' VISIT

Pope Francis is set to take a tour of the U.S.A with Washington, D.C. being his first stop. Pope Francis will arrive in Washington, D.C. on September 22, 2015. During the welcoming ceremony on the morning of September 23rd, 2015, Pope Francis will officially meet the President of the United States. This monumental visit will mark the first time a Pope addresses Congress.

During the course of the Holy Father's visit, The Vatican announced the confirmed schedule here: http://www.adw.org/papalvisit/

Located in the heart of Georgetown, Capella Washington, D.C. offers guests premium access to D.C.'s main cultural attractions.

For reservations & inquiries, please contact your Personal Assistant: (202) 617 2416

Email: [email protected]

FASHION POP-UP SHOPS

Shop till you drop at Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown! You can have your own unique and tailored shopping experience with hands on personal stylist options from our fashion partners. Each Saturday in the front lobby from 10am – 2pm, in-house guests and locals can shop and choose from private collections and special viewings of new product lines from our specialty pop-up shops.

Partners have included: Kate Spade, Billy Reid, Ike Behar, Burberry, and Alexis Bittar.

For inquiries, please contact: (202) 617 2416

Email: [email protected]

FITNESS SERIES

Join Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown as we step into our fitness series month this September 2015! As we celebrate the end of summer, we welcome health and fitness being an easy driving force for all of our guests and local neighbors. Fitness apparel pop-up shops will take place every Saturday in the front lobby along with fitness inspired demo's, ranging anywhere from a mini spin class lesson, to instruction on how to perfect your form for yoga.

To complement the fitness geared month, a fitness menu will be provided on our Rooftop Bar and Lounge and in The Rye Bar from 9am – 5pm that will highlight lighter and healthier options. Let's get in shape together!

Partners have included: Soul Cycle, LuluLemon, yoga classes, and barre classes.

For inquiries, please contact: (202) 617 2416

Email: [email protected]