In Bloom: Cherry Blossom Hotel Packages

The National Cherry Blossom Festival starts on March 28, and Washington hotels are getting in the spirit with packages to celebrate the season. Below are some of the best deals in town.

By: Emily Leaman

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Beacon Hotel
This hotel near DC’s Scott Circle is offering a Cherry Blossom Weekend Escapade package, which includes a deluxe room, breakfast for two on Saturday or Monday, a Sunday brunch buffet with unlimited Champagne mimosas, a sampling of the Cherry Cocktail in the Beacon Bar & Grill, and complimentary parking. Available weekends from March 28 through April 12, the package costs $195 a night—there’s a two-night minimum—and includes all gratuities. Upgrade to the roomier junior suite for an additional $20 a night. Call 800-821-4367.

Fairmont Washington, DC
This downtown DC hotel’s Cherry Blossom Package includes an one-night stay for two, complimentary valet parking, and a box of notecards printed with cherry-blossom images by local photographer Jake McGuire. Available March 25 through April 30 and costs $189 a night. Call 202-429-2400.

Hay-Adams
The Cherry Blossom Package includes a full American breakfast for two, complimentary overnight parking, a Cherry Blossom Festival information packet, and a surprise amenity. Rates start at $499 a night with a two-night minimum stay. Available March 28 through April 19. Call 202-638-6600.

Hotel George
Complimentary valet parking and breakfast for two at Bistro Bis, the hotel's restaurant, are included in this hotel's one-night cherry blossom package. The package is $209 a night and available through April 13. Call 202-347-4200 to book.

Hotel Helix
Cherry blossom visitors at this Logan Circle hotel will enjoy free valet parking and continental breakfast for two at Helix Lounge. The package, available for one night stays, starts at $199 a night and goes through April 20. Call 202-462-7777 to book.

Hotel Monaco Alexandria
Chocolate-covered cherries, free valet parking, and breakfast for two at the hotel restaurant, Jackson 20, are included in the Cherry Blossom Package at this Old Town Alexandria hotel. The one-night deal starts at $209 and runs through April 30. Call 703-549-6080 to book. 

Hotel Monaco Washington DC
The Hotel Monaco's Cherry Blossom Package includes complementary valet parking and breakfast for two at Poste, the hotel restaurant and lounge. The one-night starts at $229 and is available through April 13. Call 202-628-7177 to book.

Hotel Palomar Arlington
Through April 13, guests who book the Cherry Blossom Package at Hotel Palomar Arlington will get two all-day Metro passes, a cherry blossom-themed dessert on arrival, and a choice of "Bubbly Blossom Cocktails" or a cherry chocolate Neapolitan dessert from Domaso, the hotel's restaurant. The one-night package starts at $169 and is available through April 13. 

Hotel Palomar Washington DC
Book the Cherry Blossom package at this Dupont Circle hotel and you'll get a $40 restaurant voucher to Urbana Restaurant & Bar—try the special cherry cocktail and dessert that will be on the menu for the Cherry Blossom Festival—two all-day Metro passes, and a cherry-themed welcome amenity. The one-night package starts at $204 and is available through April 13. Call 202-448-1800 to book.

Hotel Rouge
This hotel, situated between Logan and Dupont circles, is offering cherry blossom visitors free valet parking and continental breakfast for two in Bar Rouge. The one-night package starts at $219 and is available through April 20. For reservations, call 202-939-6400.

L’Enfant Plaza Hotel
The one-night Cherry Blossom Festival Vacation Package, starting at $169 a night, includes a breakfast buffet for two at the American Grill Restaurant and two one-day Metro passes for unlimited subway rides (an out-of-pocket savings of $15.60). Available March 19 through April 19. Call 202-484-1000.

Liasion Capitol Hill
With the Cherry Blossom Festival Vacation Package, you’ll walk home with a bundle of goodies, including a live cherry-blossom branch; a fully stocked picnic basket from the hotel’s restaurant, Art and Soul; and ten handmade cherry-blossom note cards. The one-night package starts at $233 and runs from March 28 through April 30. Call 202-638-1616.

Lorien Hotel & Spa
Continental breakfast for two at the new Old Town restaurant, Brabo by Robert Weidameier, is included in this hotel's Cherry Blossom Package. The one-night deal starts at $169 and is available through April 30. For reservations, call 703-894-3434.

Loews Madison Hotel
A portion of the proceeds from this hotel's Cherry Blossom Blooms package goes to the Cherry Tree Replacement Fund, which provides maintenance for and replacement of the cherry trees at the Tidal Basin and in East and West Potomac parks. To satisfy the sweet tooth, guests who book the one-night package will also get a pound of very cherry Jelly Belly jelly beans. The package starts at $205 a night and is available through April 12. Call 800-424-8577 to book. 

Hotel Madera
This hotel's one-night Cherry Blossom Package, priced at $165 a night, includes two free Cherry Bomb cocktails and two all-day Metro passes. The package is available until April 13. To book, call 202-293-2476. 

Morrison House
Cherry blossom guests can enjoy drinks for two—including special cherry blossom-themed concoctions—and breakfast for two at this hotel in the heart of Old Town Alexandria hotel. The one-night Cherry Blossom Package, available through April 30, starts at $199 a night.

Park Hyatt Washington
This hotel’s Spring Blossom Package, available March 6 through April 26, includes a one-night stay in a Park Deluxe room, a pot of cherry-blossom green tea, and a backpack for kids stocked with sightseeing supplies. You can also choose either valet parking or a full American breakfast for two. Rates start at $329 a night. Call 202-789-1234.

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
The Mayflower's one-night Flower Power Package, available Thursday through Sunday nights from March until May, includes breakfast for two in Café Promenade and a complimentary packet of cherry blossom seeds. The package is $224 a night. Call 202-347-3000 to book.

Ritz-Carlton Washington, DC
The Ritz’s one-night Spring and Sakura in Bloom Package, starting at $489, features breakfast for two, a sampling of the Sakura Cocktail, a tourist pocket guide to Washington, overnight valet parking, and a keepsake Sakura Celebration coffee-table book. Call 202-772-5599.

St. Gregory Hotel & Suites
The Cherry Blossom Weekend Celebration Package, starting at $195 a night, is available with check-in on Friday or Saturday; two night minimum is required. The package includes a full American breakfast for two on Saturday or Monday, a jazz Champagne brunch for two on Sunday, free parking, and a complimentary Blossom Cocktail. Available from April 3 through 6. Call 202-466-6750.

St. Regis Washington DC
Exquisite Spring Moments is theme of this hotel’s one-night package. It includes a copy of Jake Raj’s Cherry Blossoms book to take home, overnight valet parking, and a continental breakfast at Adour, chef Alain Ducasse’s restaurant in the hotel. Available from March 27 through April 12, starting at $355.00. Call 866-716-8116, and mention CHERRY09 to get the deal.

Topaz Hotel
The downtown Topaz Hotel is offering guests a Cherry Blossom Package that includes complimentary valet parking and continental breakfast for two in Topaz Bar. Starting at $229 a night, the one-night package is available through April 20. Call 202-393-2348 for reservations.

The Westin Reston Heights
Available Thursdays through Sundays from March 28 through April 12, the Westin's  one-night Cherry Blossom Package includes breakfast for two at Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro (kids under 12 eat for free), a complimentary in-room movie, and cherry-themed amenities, such as a box of Godiva chocolate-covered cherries upon arrival. You'll also get a map of DC and a Westin water bottle to bring to the Cherry Blossom Festival. The package costs $139 a night. Call 703-391-9000 for reservations.

Willard InterContinental
Starting at $349, the one-night Very Cherry Willard Package includes a special cherry-themed amenity and a choice of breakfast for two, a second room at half-price for kids under 18, an upgrade to a deluxe room, or free parking. Call 202-628-9100.

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