The LINE Hotel DC
What We Love
- The onsite podcast-recording studio (you can tune in from the TV in your guest room) that features local culture programming
- 3,000 artworks by area artists (90 percent are female)
- A traveling bartender who walks the halls every evening, delivering in-room cocktails
- Each of the 220 rooms channels a D.C. area townhouse
What To Know
- Even the entry-level King room is a spacious 300 square feet
- The menu from the hotel’s globally influenced Brothers & Sisters is available around the clock
- The hotel occupies the site of a previous Christian Scientists church
- Pets stay for free
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Overhauled church with a buzzing restaurant scene in eclectic Adams Morgan
Judging from its vibrant Los Angeles and Austin outposts, the Line is a brand that proudly stands for showcasing a place’s more unconventional side. Which is why you won’t spy any capital city clichés, like presidential busts or Lincoln Memorial replicas here. Instead, take in a sophisticated spin on its former identity as a house of worship—the chandelier in the foyer is made from organ pipes, mahogany pews were fashioned into lobby area seating, and guest room walls are adorned with framed hymn pages and collection envelopes. Though it’s the church’s grand façade, a neoclassical domed structure (built in 1912) with a patinated copper entrance that will stop you in your tracks. That authenticity is also palpable in each of the hotel’s superstar restaurants: in addition to the aforementioned all-day dining café, there’s a supper spot devoted to bounty from the Mid-Atlantic—Potomac rockfish, Baltimore canyon lobster—led by James Beard Award-winner, Spike Gjerde; a Tokyo-inspired standing bar, or tachinomiya, with an exclusive sake collection, and a second bar that showcases D.C.’s burgeoning list of distillers and brewers, led by Corey Polyoka of Woodberry Kitchen fame.
In the Area
Located at the intersection of 18th Street and Columbia Road, the Line is set in that rare, playful portion of a city that can come off as all business. If you’ve exhausted the hotel’s many indulging options, don’t hesitate to explore Adams Morgan, a vibrant five-mile square crammed with eclectic boutiques, restaurants, and watering holes. Browse through handpicked home décor at Urban Dwell; score vintage treasures at Meeps; scarf down an extra-stuffed sandwich at Amsterdam Falafelshop; choose from over 2,600 bottles of scotches, bourbons and whiskey at Jack Rose; then dance it all off at the 20-year-old blues bar and neighborhood institution Madam’s Organ.
How to Get There
I absolutely love this hotel. My favorite stay in DC. Super cool vibe, amazing restaurants and coffee bar, and great staff. The cocktails are creative and the bar is swanky. The rooms are perfection. Minimalist and clean. By far, what I must rave most about is Sam (the guest experience coordinator)....he knew exactly what I was looking for in terms of dining options outside of the hotel. He didn’t just recommmend tourist traps. He took the time to call me and to discuss options based on what I like. He also was able to get a reservation for me at a restaurant that I have been dying to try. He really went above and beyond the call of duty and I’m grateful to him for that. Made my experience 5 star. It can be a great hotel, but if the staff are terrible then the experience will reflect that. That is not the case here. It really is a special place and I’ll be staying at The Line again in April! Can’t wait.
We had the absolute best stay at your hotel. It was beyond beautiful, the room was so comfortable (OMG THOSE SHEETS!!!) and everything was just so well thought out. The brunch at Brothers and Sisters was wonderful and the bar was lovely. We will be back 100%!
Favorite hotel I've ever stayed at anywhere. No attention to detail spared. The i in Line on the toilet paper roll sticker was the crease...seriously? Bar/Restaurants in house were out of this world. Rooms were fantastic...a trendy millennial would call them boho chic. Architecture was great. Amenities were great. Rooms were great. Can't say enough about this spot. Made my first vacation with my lady about as great as it could be. Would for sure stay again next time I'm in DC and booked at their Austin location already in August.
Oh yeah and they have a crossfit gym...like why but ok great.
My stay at The Line was really great! My room was excellent, the service provided superb and the location is great for the city. Would call out Celeste on the welcome/reception team - she really is ‘the best’ and epitomises great customer focus.
I found The Line to be the right mix of cool, trendy and professional, with unique and really lovely decor. The food quality was great too - and the maple syrup latte is a must try!
Really excellent place and one I’ll be using for family trips in the future.
Every employee I interacted with was as kind and helpful as the place was beautiful. I didn't even care to leave to explore the city while on business. From the coffee to the cocktails. From the lobby to the rooms. Everything was perfect.