WASHINGTON, D.C. and MCLEAN, Va. – October 16, 2017 – Today, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) lifestyle hotel brand, Hoffman-Madison Waterfront and Concord Hospitality Enterprises revealed the first look inside the brand’s first North American property, Canopy by Hilton Washington D.C., The Wharf. Set on the Potomac River, The Wharf is home to some of D.C.’s most anticipated new restaurants, year-round entertainment and waterfront accommodations.
The property’s 175 guestrooms and rooftop bar and lounge, Whiskey Charlie, are part of Hoffman-Madison Waterfront’s $2.5 billion, world-class mixed-use waterfront neighborhood in Southwest Washington, D.C. The Wharf is designed to be the capitol city’s destination and waterfront community. Canopy by Hilton Washington D.C., The Wharf is inspired and influenced by its local surroundings. An extension of The Wharf, the new Canopy property offers guests a thoughtfully-curated, locally-inspired experience representative of Washington, D.C.’s newest neighborhood.
“With its numerous restaurants and community offerings, The Wharf neighborhood brings a new energy to the capitol’s southwest waterfront,” said Gary Steffen, global head, Canopy by Hilton. “There is no better place to introduce the first Americas location of our locally-inspired lifestyle brand than right here in Hilton’s own backyard.”
Canopy by Hilton Washington D.C., The Wharf offers tiered variations of 175 “Just Right” rooms with sweeping riverfront or city views. Guestrooms are thoughtfully designed for comfort and function with local influences.
Each location in the Canopy by Hilton pipeline has been thoughtfully selected with the inquisitive traveler in mind, targeting vibrant, culturally rich neighborhoods in select cities around the world. The 10-story hotel is Canopy’s first hotel to open in the Americas. The buzzing neighborhood, where D.C. meets the water, features a combination of residential, commercial and hospitality venues, and offers a wide range of recreational activities on its four public piers.
"Canopy by Hilton – The Wharf enriches our vision to create irresistible spaces within vibrant communities," said Mark Laport, president and CEO, Concord. “The Wharf’s mile-long stretch along the Potomac River is booming with restaurants, retailers, residences and businesses, and we look forward to bringing the Canopy brand to life in this neighborhood."
The Canopy brand was created after several years of consumer research and this fall, guests living in or visiting Washington, D.C. will finally be able to experience Canopy by Hilton firsthand. At Canopy, every guest will experience an energetic, thoughtfully-local stay..