Cambria Hotel Washington DC Capitol Riverfront

Hotel – Washington, DC




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Cambria Hotel Washington DC Capitol Riverfront is uniquely located between the booming Buzzard Point and Capitol Riverfront neighborhoods of Washington, DC.  The hotel includes 154 stylish guestrooms, 1,500 square feet of meeting space, RowHouse full-service restaurant with patio seating, a scenic rooftop function space, and a 3,500 square foot terrace featuring Perch SW lounge.

This property provides a premier boutique hotel experience with Metro access near the United States Capitol Building, Nationals Stadium (home of MLB’s Washington Nationals), Audi Field (home to MLS’s DC United), The Wharf waterfront district, Fort McNair Army Base, and the National Mall.

Reflections: Washington's Southeast/Southwest Waterfront

Donohoe was brought in as the project’s developer as a result of the collaboration between Donohoe’s fully-integrated suite of companies. Michigan-based Koucar Management purchased the property and learned about The Donohoe Companies’ capabilities while interviewing Donohoe Construction to provide preconstruction services. Very soon thereafter, four of Donohoe’s five divisions were involved in the project: Donohoe Development as the developer, Donohoe Hospitality Services as the hotel manager, Donohoe Construction as the general contractor, and Complete Building Services as building engineer.

Based on its proximity to the United States Capitol, the project’s design was required to be approved by the DC Zoning Commission. Over several months, Donohoe Development worked closely with the Advisory Neighborhood Commission to earn its support of the project, and ultimately the Zoning Commission’s approval. Donohoe Development remained engaged with the community throughout the project’s construction, and Donohoe Hospitality Services employs as many local residents as possible to operate the hotel.

Photo: The Donohoe Development team commissioned historians Marjorie Lightman, PhD. and William Zeisel, PhD. to create Reflections: The Southeast/Southwest Waterfront, a unique book of walking tours that tells the story of this historic part of the city. The book is displayed in each of the hotel’s guest rooms.


Services Provided by Donohoe:

  • Development
  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Facilities Management

Architect: BBGM

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