420 Friendly Hotels in Washington, DC [2022 Complete Guide]

Looking for a 420 friendly hotel in Washington, DC? Look no further! In this blog post, we will provide you with a list of the best cannabis friendly hotels in the city. We also include a little bit of information about each hotel, so that you can make an informed decision about where to stay. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, we have got you covered!

DC Recreational Marijuana – what you need to know if you’re coming into town

Since marijuana was legalized for recreational use in 2014, you no longer have to search for a “connect” discreetly – it’s actually pretty easy to buy weed in DC. Recreational cannabis dispensaries and weed delivery services are a lot easier to find than 420 friendly hotels.

It is probably safe to assume you are from out of town so here is what you need to know about Initiative 71 and how you can enjoy cannabis within the limits of the law:

  • You must be over the age of 21 with a valid drivers license to possess marijuana products
  • You cannot consume, smoke, or possess cannabis on federal property (it is still not legal under federal law … yet!)
  • Cannabis products cannot be purchased, however, they can be given as a “gift”
  • You are allowed to have up to 2 ounces on your person but not more
  • Feel free to enjoy your marijuana in any private 420 friendly location but not in public

What do we consider a DC weed friendly hotel?

For the sake of this article, we searched for hotels where you could smoke marijuana freely with a reduced risk of getting yourself in trouble. If it was the 90’s and smoking rooms were still a thing, this article would be irrelevant. But, since almost all hotels (outside of dives that most of us wouldn’t stay in) are non-smoking we found these options for you.

If these don’t work for you, you could always grab some cannabis edibles and enjoy them anywhere!

The Top 420 Friendly Hotels in Washington DC

Most hotels won’t advertise that they are cannabis friendly and promote the use of marijuana in their rooms. However, the hotels curated here offer private balconies perfect for recreational cannabis smoking. Most consider themselves “smoke-free” properties so please enjoy your marijuana discreetly during your stay.

The Thompson Washington, DC – King Room with Balcony

Thompson 420 friendly hotel washington DC balcony with chair and table
Image: Thompson Washington DC

Located in the heart of Navy Yard, Thompson Washington DC is a luxury Hyatt property. The single king bed hotel room offers a 420 friendly walkout balcony with views of the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood.

Rates start at $286 per night.

The Madison Washington, DC – Junior Terrace Suite

smoking friendly terrace at The Madison
Image: The Madison, Washington DC

Less than a mile from The White House and other attractions, The Madison is a boutique-style hotel with incredible amenities. The Junior Terrace Suite room offers the perfect accommodations for a marijuana friendly retreat. The hotel room features 1 king-sized bed, a sitting area with a pull-out sofa, and a 65-inch flat screen TV.

Starting at $431 per night with city views this is definitely a luxurious option for the marijuana connoisseur.

Hotel Madera – Queen Studio Room

hotel balcony with 2 chairs at Hotel Madera
Image: Hotel Madera

This room is perfect for the cannabis smoker with mobility limitations. Listed as a Disability Access accommodations, the studio style hotel room features 2 queen beds and is located in the center of Washington, DC close to Dupont Circle. Only a select few rooms feature a 420 friendly balcony so make sure you request one of those rooms when making your reservation.

One of the few pet-friendly and cannabis friendly hotels on this list, rooms start at around $330 per night.

The Watergate Hotel Georgetown – Deluxe with Balcony

Interior of room at Watergate Hotel showing small 420 friendly balcony
Photo:Watergate Hotel Georgetown

The Watergate Hotel Georgetown is one of the most well-known hotels in the world due to its association with the country’s most infamous political scandal. A self-proclaimed urban resort – the deluxe with balcony and premier with balcony rooms offer the perfect cannabis friendly retreat.

Starting at $349 per night, this hotel is our top choice for history-lover weed smokers.

The Fairmont Washington DC: Deluxe Queen Room

Double queen bed room at The Fairmont Hotel in Washington DC with small juliet balcony
Photo: The Fairmont Hotel, Washington DC

Centered in the trendy West End, The Fairmont Washington DC is a 4-star hotel boasting luxurious accommodations and dining options. With multiple 420 friendly rooms, you can select the one that meets your vacation needs. While the balconies at The Fairmont aren’t large, they have enough space to enjoy the best cannabis products Washington, DC has to offer.

Rates start at $395 per night.

InterContinental Washington DC – The Wharf

spacious room at the Intercontinental 420 friendly hotel Washington DC with small outdoor balcony
Photo: InterContinental Hotel

The most luxurious of the 420 friendly hotels in Washington DC is the InterContinental at The Wharf. With spectacular river views and amazing accommodations this hotel is one of the best in Washington. The King Executive suite includes a marijuana friendly juliet balcony perfect for smoking your cannabis product after a long day. You can choose from 4 balcony suite options, the largest of which is the King Promenade which includes a full walk-out balcony.

Starting $361 per night, this hotel is perfect for a quick vacation or business trip.

Weed Friendly Hotel Alternatives

DC hotels are not cheap so it is possible that these options may not fit within your budget when searching for a cannabis friendly overnight options.

The rise in popularity of recreational cannabis in the DC area has caused a lot of Airbnb owners to open their rooms to marijuana fans. Looking for cannabis friendly hints within the listings or check out this article.

Another option is to check out budandbreakfast.com. Bud and Breakfast is a directory of cannabis friendly accommodations worldwide.

So which 420 friendly hotel in Washington DC is right for your vacation?

When searching 420 friendly hotels in Washington, DC take into consideration your budget and location. Don’t forget that most of the properties in this article consider themselves “smoke free” so while it isn’t illegal to enjoy your cannabis products it is technically against the rules.

After you arrive in town, check out our wide selection of cannabis flowers, edibles, concentrates, and more. Our DC weed delivery service can bring the products anywhere you decide to stay!


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