The hotel is located on the banks of the Potomac River in Arlington, Virginia, ten minutes from
downtown Washington, D.C. and its many attractions as well as bordering the business,
government and cultural centers of Northern Virginia. Guests always enjoy unsurpassed service in the
renowned tradition of The Ritz-Carlton.
Situated in one of the area's most impressive shopping districts adjacent to the Metro and The
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, and as Arlington’s only Mobil
Four Star hotel and winner of the AAA Four Diamond Award, the hotel is an ideal choice for business travelers and leisure guests.
From Mystery to Mecca
Since the hotel welcomed its first guests on May 7, 1990 – a time when even many
Washingtonians were unfamiliar with its location – the Pentagon City area has become one
of the region’s most vibrant, hosting the headquarters of major corporations, highly
desirable condominiums, and world-class retail mecca The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City.
During those twenty years The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City has firmly ensconced itself as
the premier hotel in Arlington, a gathering spot for many of the national capital region’s
most influential residents, businesspeople, and government officials, and a pillar of the
It is the closest luxury hotel to the Pentagon, convenient to the business centers of Crystal
City, Rosslyn, and downtown Washington, D.C., and a quick ride to and from Ronald
Reagan Washington National Airport.
At its doorstep is the Pentagon City Metro stop,
providing convenient and efficient access to everything the national capital region has to
offer, including the thriving cultural and recreational destinations of Arlington Cemetery,
The September Eleventh Pentagon Memorial, historic Old Town Alexandria, Capitol Hill,
The National Mall, and the many and diverse neighborhoods of the District of Columbia.
20th Anniversary Package
In celebration of its twentieth anniversary, The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City is offering a special package: a weekend stay complete with a gourmet dinner and the chance to win the vacation of a lifetime at The Ritz-Carlton, Sanya, the most luxurious seaside tourism resort in China.
Valid Friday or Saturday nights from May 7, 2010 to December 30, 2010 at a special rate of $499, the package includes the following:
One night’s accommodation for two in one of the hotel’s luxurious guest rooms;
A celebratory bottle of champagne in the guest room;
Complimentary parking; and
Dinner for two at fyve Restaurant Lounge.
Each couple that stays with the hotel at the special anniversary package rate will be entered into a drawing to take place on December 31, 2010. The winners will be the guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Sanya for an entire week in 2011.
Savor the cuisine and ambiance offered at the fyve restaurant lounge. Combining the most modern interior designs with classic American Bistro dishes, our restaurant will be sure to delight your senses through this extraordinary culinary experience. Introduced in 2008, the exclusive fyve restaurant lounge continues the theme of innovative
excellence. fyve is the domain of Executive Chef Frederic Chartier, whose passion is cooking
American bistro food that incorporates local and seasonal ingredients.
breakfast menu includes offerings to satisfy palates inclined towards anything from the
traditional (The American Breakfast) to the indulgent (Maryland Crab Eggs Benedict), as
well as an extensive breakfast buffet on Saturdays and Sundays.
As for the Sunday
Brunch…it’s a celebration unto itself, complete with champagne cocktails.
classic dishes executed with a refined touch, and gourmands will delight in the dinner
menu’s creatively rendered, locally-inspired bistro offerings and remarkable selection of
Not to be missed are Executive Pastry Chef Dallas Marsteller’s “capital” desserts.
With an ambiance that reinterprets elegance in dazzling hues of red and orange, fyve hums
day and night with the energy of the national capital region. Settees in front of the lounge’s glowing fireplace create an enticing and relaxing atmosphere. Fyve Restaurant Lounge is the perfect blend of modern design and impeccable service.
GUEST ROOMS & SUITES:
While long established as a tried-and-true favorite of both visitors and locals, The hotel continues to blend tradition with contemporary luxury. It
features 366 handsomely appointed guest rooms, including 21 suites and 45 guestrooms on
The Ritz-Carlton Club Level, all fully refurbished in 2007. With sweeping views of the
nation’s capital and the glittering lights of Northern Virginia, luxurious linens, and Italian
marble baths, each meets the highest standards of comfortable elegance.
The Ritz-Carlton Suite has been recently refurbished under the direction of Jane Dillon Design Group just in time for the twentieth anniversary. A suite-within-a-suite, the spacious master bedroom features an Italian marble bathroom with Jacuzzi and a lounge area with a chaise. French doors lead to the parlor, dining area with a table seating six, half bath, marble-tiled foyer, and well appointed pantry. The elegant contemporary décor is rendered in natural hues, with comfortable and handsome furniture and distinctive sculptures and lighting treatments. The effect is one of a welcoming private retreat appealing to both the urbane leisure traveler and the sophisticated executive, with a thoughtful layout that accommodates groups large and small.
THE RITZ-CARLTON CLUB LEVEL: The Ritz-Carlton Club Level is truly a hotel within a hotel that enables guests to maximize their travel dollar while in residence for business or pleasure. This home-away-from-home features a private, yet relaxed lounge environment offering continuous food and beverage presentations throughout the day. From breakfast to luncheon to a light supper; guests can enjoy these offerings while being cost effective. Personalized service and attention to every detail is executed to perfection by the dedicated concierge, able to assist with even your unexpressed wishes and needs allowing you to focus on the business at hand or the companionship of family and friends.
SERVICE HIGHLIGHTS: Consistently named by leading consumer travel magazines as one of the finest hotels in the
state of Virginia, the hotel has continued to attract a large number
of guests and other visitors who have enjoyed its hospitality again and again over the years.
Its staff of dedicated “ladies and gentlemen” – 16 of whom were there when the hotel first
opened its doors -- have hosted generations of local families at the hotel’s traditional Teddy
Bear Teas, arranged weddings and receptions for countless couples, and welcomed guests to
one of the most popular places in the area to enjoy lunch, dinner, or a cocktail.
The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City has also hosted scores of high-level diplomatic and
military visits, celebrated a number of Presidential Inauguration events, welcomed many a
VIP guest, and served as a refuge for those affected by the tragedy of the 9/11 attack on the
Pentagon. Indeed, some of the first, and most loyal, guests of the hotel have been
representatives of the United Service Organizations (USO).
STARS AND STRIPES: Reflecting a rich tradition of involvement in the national capital region community, its
close relationship with the Armed Forces and allies, and its loyal affiliation with its most
significant neighbor, The Pentagon, the hotel features several “Stars and Stripes” accents.
Each evening at 1700 – “the defining moment of the day” – a single candle is lit in the entry
foyer beneath the 44 Star U.S. Parade Flag in recognition of the men and women deployed
overseas to protect the United States and the families who support them.
On a lighter note, fyve features three signature cocktails reflecting the patriotism of the hotel and its dedicated staff and marking the hotel’s 20th anniversary:
The Libertini, The Commander in Chief, and The Bald Eagle...refreshing libations for
toasting occasions large or small. For the hotel’s younger guests, there are Stars and Stripes
Cookies on check-in, as well as an educational and fun “Ambassadors of Freedom” scavenger
hunt, complete with a patriotic keepsake toy.
- Fyve restaurant Lounge for American fare with Mediterranean influences
- Full service business center
- Indoor access to the Metro (Pentagon City stop for the Blue and Yellow line)
- Fitness centre with indoor pool, sauna and steam facilities
- Direct access to The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City
- 24 hour dry-cleaning, laundry and shoe shine services
- Refrigerator, DVD players, microwaves and rollaway available upon request
- 24 hour business centre
- Guest and Conference concierge to assist with last minute requests and special details
- Multi-lingual staff
Formerly part of the nation's capital, the County of Arlington, Virginia is located on the banks of The Potomac River directly adjacent to present day Washington, D.C. Featuring direct access on the Blue and Yellow Metro lines, guests are moments away from Crystal City, Rosslyn, The Pentagon, Capitol Hill and the central Business District of downtown Washington, DC.
Guests wishing to take in the rich history of the city find themselves within easy reach of Arlington National Cemetery, The September 11th Pentagon Memorial, The National Mall and Smithsonian Museums, The Washington Monument, The Lincoln Memorial and The Jefferson Memorial.
Within walking distance of the hotel are over 250 dining and shopping options to include The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Pentagon Row and Pentagon Walk offering a fun escape for everyone.