The historic Loews Madison Hotel in D.C. is now a Hilton

Hilton’s flagship brand partners with affiliates of Walton Street Capital and Waterton

Loews Madison Hotel will join Hilton Hotels & Resorts' portfolio as The Madison Washington DC, a Hilton Hotel. The 356-room hotel, located in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., has accommodated some of the capital's most esteemed visitors. In partnership with affiliates of Walton Street Capital and Waterton, The Madison Washington DC is poised to set a new standard for hospitality and elevate Hilton's presence in this globally sought-after destination.

Capital Hilton was Hilton’s first property in Washington D.C., purchased in 1954 by the founder Conrad Hilton. The Madison Washington DC marks the brand's third hotel in the city.

The property houses 356 guestrooms including 27 suites. It offers more than 12,000 square feet of meeting space, including eight meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology and high-speed internet access. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, lobby bar, restaurant and lounge, and fitness center.

The remarkable people

Renowned since its opening, with President John F. Kennedy attending the hotel's commencement ceremony, The Madison Washington DC has served well-known figures, from Frank Sinatra to the Dalai Lama and nearly every president since Kennedy. The hotel is named after James and Dolley Madison and was built in 1963 by philanthropist, art collector, history buff, and developer Marshall B. Coyne.

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