Old Post Office Pavilion, Washington DC

A representative of the Neo-Romanesque architectural style, Old Post Office Pavilion is a Washington, D.C. landmark. When it was built in 1899, it was the capital city's largest building, the first one to be built with incorporated electrical wiring, and the first one with a steel frame. Today, the building's Clock Tower is the third tallest structure in the city, and it houses the famous Bells of Constitution. There are ten bells, and you can hear them ring for blocks. During its history, the building has been remodeled and faced the threat of demolition. The Trump Organization is converting it into a hotel expected to open by the end of 2016. During reconstruction, the interior is closed to visitors. A visit to Old Post Office Pavilion represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Washington DC online trip itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • The Trump International Hotel is the renovated Old Post Office. The Trump organization leases the building from the government. One of the requirements of the lease is the tower is left open to the pu...  more »
  • Great views, we heard about this when we were told that the Washington memorial was closed for viewing u till 2019. At first we discounted it as we thought it would be really busy but not so there was...  more »
  • Tourists are always asking for 'hidden gems'. Well, this is one. Of course it is only partially hidden. The entrance is just beyojnd the Starbucks by theTrump Hotel. But very few people (relative to t...  more »
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  • Very cool architecture inside and out. Their are tours of the clock tower.
  • Wow, I would not have stayed here unless the President Elect owned it. The fact that he is the leader of the free world and also owns this hotel is awesome. I felt like I was lucky to get to stay in his presence.
  • elagant food and gold everywhere good place to book a hotel if you can afford it
  • The most beautiful, luxurious hotel I've ever seen. The staff is top notch and the food is fabulous.
  • If you ever want to know what winning feels like, you know what to do. The free ride is over, bitches.

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