The Graham Georgetown, which features a restaurant, jazz club and rooftop deck with views of the Potomac River and Washington Monument, will be the first Washington hotel to join Hilton’s new Tapestry Collection of independently operated upscale hotels early next year.

The Graham Georgetown, which opened in 1962 as the Monticello, was named for Alexander Graham Bell, who made many of his inventions in a lab nearby. The hotel has 57 rooms, including 32 one-bedroom suites. It also features a rooftop lounge called the Observatory and a jazz venue called the Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar & Speakeasy.

There is a suite named for Frank Sinatra, who was “rumored” to be a regular guest at the hotel.

Hilton announced its Tapestry Collection early this year. New York’s Hotel Skyler Syracuse became the group’s first hotel in May.


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